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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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  • 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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Slinger, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We'd go back here anytime we're in the area or even nearby. Small ma & pa "drive up to your room" motel, in the window air-conditioners, comfy beds & pillows and a campfire in the parking lot, all only a few blocks from the hustle of downtown. Our room had 2 rooms (a bed in each), a bathroom with a... More 

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Winchester, IN
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Six years ago, we found this motel. It was a wonderful all around experience. We did not hesitate to come back. This time, we brought our three and five year olds. It was still wonderful! The room was charming and clean. Terry was a great host. We were once again treated as visiting friends instead of paying customers. Our kids... More 

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Scottsdale
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78 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stay here whenever visiting Mac City. Terry and his wife are excellent hosts. The rooms are clean, and have never had any issues. Every night Terry hosts a meet and greet around the fire pit at his place. Great people stay here every time I have been to the Lamplighter. Close to town, two blocks, and is located in... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here due to reading Tripadvisor reviews. Was not disappointed. Room, although small, was immaculate, super staff, great price. Although the room is small, who cares, your out touring all day and just sleep there. Would definitely come back.

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all...for the people that gave this motel a 3 or below rating if you wanted the Hilton you should have stayed on the island at the Grand Hotel! This is a Motel that makes you feel at home everyone is very nice and sociable. Terry and Jennifer are the owners and they are the best! I don't know... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed here at The Lamplighter 3 times. We like it better every time. A nice mom n pop motel. The plants and flowers around the grounds are beautiful. The rooms are always spotless. Not very big rooms but why do you need more for just 2 people. Only 2 blocks from the lake and 2 blocks from downtown.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

AMAZING place to stay! Warm atmosphere, clean rooms.... It's truly a home away from home. Our family has been visiting for years and have always been impressed. Our trips up north wouldn't be the same without a stay at the lamplighter.

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Detroit, Michigan
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

such a great place and terry is very nice guy that was very helpful with all our needs. place was clean and easy to fined . rooms are very cozy and the landscaping is very impressive. will see yo next time :-)

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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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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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