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Clearwater Lakeshore Motel

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11380 U.S. 23, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
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  • Location
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Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our room was spacious and clean. Great views toward Mackinac Island and the bridge. Enjoyed the bonfires on the beach at night - right below our hotel balcony - it was delightful! Breakfast was very average - could use a better variety of entrees. Location is very convenient to Mackinaw Island Ferry. The hotel did not offer a business center... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beach front rooms have a great view and are close to the beach. Great place to relax. The fire pits on the beach were also a really nice way to end the day. Room was clean. The king + single room was a nice option for us - I wish more places offered it. Each area had their own TV... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We booked the Clearwater for 4 days over the 4th of July weekend. With 2 kids, it was nice to have a place with a pool, lake front access and free breakfast. On the plus side - the hotel is very clean and the staff is excellent. If you use the fire pits they'll bring you extra wood and marshmallows.... More 

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Fairfax
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have stayed at the Clearwater Motel in the past. This visit did not disappoint my expectations. The owner Gary and his staff were extremely accommodating to me and my girlfriend. I will definitely stay here again on our next visit to Mackinaw City. Many thanks again!

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Northville, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Loved this place! Terrific view of the bridge. Room was spacious. Bathroom in 405 needs a little update but overall a great stay. Bonfire on the beach was a great way to wind down a busy day!! Highly recommend for families!!

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Shelby Township, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here for one night. From the moment of reservation, everything was delightful. We waited until the last minute so all that was still available was the 3 queen lakeside room. That was definitely overkill for us, but would be amazing for a family. I am especially picky about the beds and these were amazing! The beach is wonderful and... More 

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warren, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I just got back from a 3 night stay at Clearwater Lakeshore motel. It is a very nice clean motel with a great view of the Mackinaw bridge. The room was small but had all you need for the price it was a great deal. When you stay 3 nights or more you are presented with 2... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

For my husband's 30th I decided there would be nothing more fun (for him and our girls 5 & 8) than camping in Mackinaw City. With the combination of heat/humidity, a major thunderstorm the first night (causing a middle of the night trip to cram into the car until it passed), and my trouble sleeping (as in no sleep at... More 

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Detroit
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I booked a last minute night at the Clearwater Lakeshore Motel last weekend. We were up north and at a bad Hampton Inn so we thought let's see what we can find in Mackinaw. Usually stay at major chains only but I thought I'd live on the edge based upon Trip Advisor reviews and the fact that they had a... More 

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Kendallville, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a nice little place to stay. I do wish it would've been cleaned a little better but the staff was very accommodating. They told us all about some great places to eat and visit. The beach was great!!! Very private with firepits and they drive around making sure you have enough firewood. We will definitely be back!

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