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Lamplighter Motel

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303 E Jamet St, P.O. Box 719, Mackinaw City, MI
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Lamplighter Motel
Ranked #3 of 41 Hotels in Mackinaw City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Richmond Hill, Georgia
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Wixom, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

A moms and pops motel with friendly, excellent services and the best prices in town with pool and hot tub, they are very good at helping you around town with information..I called and told them what I wanted and they delivered

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Detroit, Mi
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Everyone knows that the owners, Jennifer and Terry, are the reason this is such a special place. The other reviewers have hit the nail on the head with it's convenience, cleanliness, friendliness and "cozy" rooms. We have stayed here many times over the years since discovering it and the latest visit was Fathers Day weekend. Now we only stay elsewhere... More

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Flint, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Love being In mackinaw city and staying at the Lamplighter! Jennifer and Terry are gracious and welcoming hosts! The rooms were beautiful, clean and comfortable, as were the gorgeous grounds that is so lovingly tended! We loved siting around the nightly campfire and visiting with other guests. I recommend this for everyone, friends and families alike! This is our place... More

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Sussex, Wisconsin
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Have stayed here before and just stayed again last week. It is the only place I will stay while visiting the Mackinac City area. Rooms are small, but very clean. Terry is the best and makes you feel very welcome. It is within walking distance to Mackinac City and Sheplers. Always feel very safe staying here.

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Plainfield, Indiana
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17 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The Lamplighter is a small mom and pop motel that is well maintain. The owners are very friendly and attentive. We stayed in the Venetian Room and I was surprised at how small the room was. The layout was divided into two bedrooms with a very tiny connecting bathroom. It is ideally located in a residential area. It is approximately... More

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Bowling Green, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

My wife and I spent two nights at this motel and found it to be quite nice. There is no fitness center, pool, or hot tub but the rooms were clean and well maintained. The owner, who lives on site, was friendly and accommodating. The motel is located only a couple of streets from Mackinaw City's main business district where... More

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Additional Information about Lamplighter Motel

Address: 303 E Jamet St, P.O. Box 719, Mackinaw City, MI
Location: United States > Michigan > Cheboygan County > Mackinaw City
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Lamplighter Hotel Mackinaw City
Lamplighter Motel Mackinaw City

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