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American Boutique Inn - Lakeview

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   517 N Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
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Ranked #5 of 41 hotels in Mackinaw City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
gospursgo6inarow San Antonio, Texas
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Antonio, Texas
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If I could rate this Inn only on the location, it would get a 10. I was somewhat disappointed. The room had a musty smell and the sink would not drain in the bathroom. Had trouble with the water in the bathtub, either too hot or too cold. It was clean, and the owners are very helpful and friendly. But... More

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Belmont, Michigan
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6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were four women staying in one room, not a theme room, for two nights. The beds were doubles, and better suited for two not four. The room was clean, however, I took fabreeze from the car to counteract the musty smell. I think there is a water issue in the corner of the room by the bathroom sink affecting... More

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Effingham, New Hampshire
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in Mackinaw City for one night, and were pleased beyond expectation with our stay. We booked the "Roman Holiday" room, right off of the pool--so cute, quaint and cozy--it felt more like a B&B! We slept well, breakfast was delicious-a gem of a place all in all! We got discounted tickets on the Shepler Line to the island... More

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Chicago, Illinois
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the American Boutique recently for 3 nights. It was very clean, the owners extremely helpful, the pool heated, the gardens were beautifully landscaped and it's in a good location. We had a theme room which was really pretty and made a change from the cookie cutter rooms of the chain hotels, however, we had 2 queens and... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had already visited Chicago and Toronto and had a few extra days so we came to Mackinaw City and Mackinac Island on a friends recommendation. We found the American Boutique Inn online. It is a lovely place but request a themed room over the standard room. The rooms are named after movies and are worth the upgrade. My kids... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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63 reviews 63 reviews
10 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The name got me really excited. It was not cheap, either, so I mistakenly assumed it would be nicer than it actually was. It reminds me of those "motor inns" I used to stay in with my parents while travelling in the 1960s. There is nothing wrong with this, mind you, but the price was excessive for a property of... More

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Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Comfortable, clean lodging on the shore of Lake Michigan. Staff friendly and helpful. Close to major attractions of Mackinaw City. Heated pool on premises and well-manicured grounds. Breakfast included in lovely tearoom

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was a bit weary booking a 'themed' room. I read and re-read reviews and decided to go with it. I'm SO glad I did! My husband and I stayed in Endless Summer room. The room was nicely decorated and very comfortable. After a long car ride it was nice to have the wine and cheese reception. There were some... More

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Marshfield, Wisconsin
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Very nice place, the rooms were clean. We had a theme room which was really nice, the beds were fantastic we had too look to see what brand they were and surprisingly it was a Temperpedic. breakfast in bed was the highlight for my wife as it was a weekend for her birthday. There was also a wine and cheese... More

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Gourock, United Kingdom
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143 reviews 143 reviews
53 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Stayed 2 nights in the room 'Roman Holiday' which was decorated very prettily. Breakfast room near reception also lovely. The cheese and wine evening was an unexpected bonus on the first night! Gorgeous setting and one of the comfiest beds we've ever slept in, very enjoyable experience all round.

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Address: 517 N Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
Location: United States > Michigan > Cheboygan County > Mackinaw City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — American Boutique Inn - Lakeview 2*
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
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#3 Family Hotel in Mackinaw City #6 Romantic Hotel in Mackinaw City
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Located on a full city block with shade trees, lush gardens and water fountains overlooking Lake Huron, and just across the street from the Mackinac Bridge and the Old Mackinaw Point Lighthouse. Award winning themed rooms. Expanded continental breakfast served in our SerendipiTea Room or opt for our signature "Breakfast in Bed". Evening wine and cheese reception for guests staying in themed rooms. Luxurious outdoor pool heated to 88 degrees (mid-May thru mid-Sept). Professional personalized service. ... more   less 
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