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Lamplighter Motel

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303 E Jamet St, P.O. Box 719, Mackinaw City, MI
Lamplighter Motel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Lovely small family run motel in Mackinaw City. Very reasonable, clean, close to ferries. Owner Terry and his wife are delightful..very friendly and accommodating. Friendly atmosphere among guests...often sit around outdoor fire in evening.

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Dearborn, Michigan
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Good place to stay and walk one block to town. Nicely decorated, super clean. Single room was quite small but met our needs.Owners cared enough about Halloween to decorate in a cute, charming manner. Nice shower water pressure.

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Port Huron, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This place was perfectly charming. The rooms were clean and decorated with great care, as was the yard. When we got there, Terry and Jennifer (the owners) were outside by a camp fire that I understand they have every night. You can easily walk to the center of town. I was surprised to find such a charming and reasonably priced... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for one night in October and service and were great. The front desk was very curtious and accommodating. The location is great with everything you want to do within walking distance. We did Fort Fright and fireworks all in same night and walked to all. Overall we are very happy with stay and service. Two thumbs up.

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Long Beach, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This another in the family owned motels we stayed in during our trip to Michigan. Terry and Jennifer are very guest oriented. Their evening camp fire was an especially nice touch allowing us to meet the other motel guests and enjoy an evening of good conversation. The other guests were all return customers which is always a good sign. The... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

My husband and I vacationed in Mackinaw for 4 nights in the Venetian Room. There are many great things about this motel and I really wanted to rate it higher, but we had 2 pretty big issues. First, the window air conditioning unit was rickity and clunky. It was making so much noise the first 2 nights that we decided... More 

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Richmond Hill, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I liked the service and the atmosphere, but the rooms were too small. We had four people staying in a one bedroom unit with a sleeper sofa in the living room. The sofa took up the whole room and there were only two chairs and a tiny table in the kitchen to sit on. There was only one light in... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Worth every penny. This hotel was a lot of fun and completely satisfied me and all my guests. We had a fun at the pool and took advantage of all the hotel has to offer. The staff was very helpful. It was a very fun weekend. Great experience!

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Baden, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

My husband and I stayed only one night, but felt right at home. This is a gem, friendly owners, lovely grounds, flowers, fire pit, clean, comfortable rooms. We had our bicycles with us and rode to the ferry from the motel. Neighborhood is quiet, there are no complaints about the Lamplighter Inn. The owner called me when we were just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

After a long day hiking around the UP and the long arduous drive to Mackinaw City we were so happy to get to our clean, cozy and adorable room at The Lamplighter. The owners were gracious, the grounds are immaculate and nicely landscaped. The hotel is at the edge of a nice homey neighborhood and two easy walkable blocks to... More 

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