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Clearwater Lakeshore Motel

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   11380 U.S. 23, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I were looking for a nice getaway to the UP. We checked TripAdviser and Clearwater Lakeshore Motel had good reviews and is privately owned. I booked our room with Gary and told him we didn't need the lake view since we plan to arrive late that the Courtyard room is fine. We got there a dusk and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We relied on Trip Advisor reviews to determine which motel we would book in Mackinaw City, MI. The location for a great view of the Mac Bridge was great plus our room was wonderful including a very comfortable mattress. The owners were very friendly and helpful! We were directed to the perfect family restaurant for an evening meal. Breakfast was... More

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Hiawassee, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This motel is really nice, friendly, accommodating, clean and convenient. The price was right and if you book direct with the owners Gary and Amy you may get a free ferry to the Island if you stay on certain days. The balconies looking at the lake have privacy walls so you can enjoy the view without being too close to... More

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Mosinee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our stay was great. Very clean and a very friendly staff. Gave us info for Restaurants nearby that were also very good. Would definately stay there again. Not far from Downtown and from the Ferry Docks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed 1 night, driving through the area. Had a wonderful, quiet, relaxing stay. Will absolutely stay again the next time I head through the area. I highly recommend this place to anyone traveling through!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed one night and would definitely stay there again. The staff is so friendly and the pool and fire pits are awesome also. It was so nice to sit at the breakfast that they provide and to talk to all the people from different parts of the US. I will definitely tell everyone I know to stay at Clearwater... More

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Oak Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is the second time I have stayed here with my son and several friends on our way to Mackinac Island. We found the motel by chance 3 years ago and it is now one of my highlights on the route. We drive up when my husband and friends sail the Chicago to Mackinac race and it is perfect because... More

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Cedar Lake, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a courtyard room...very nice. Good service. Great prices on ferry tickets for you. Nice beachfront, too. Pool a little far from rooms, but nice and nice hot tub as well. Breakfast is okay,m but a little crowded at times.,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here in august 2014 with our college kids and had a great time. We booked 3 rooms, and they were able to get us all in the same building as stated when we made our reservations. The view of the bridge from the rooms is awesome, and we were able to see the Saturday night fireworks from St... More

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Plano, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I read the recent reviews and thought this would be a nice place to stay for our August trip. I made online reservations (in April) and thought my vacation plans were finished. We arrived and the front desk did not have our reservation. The desk was actually manned by the owner. No problem, I thought as I whipped out my... More

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Address: 11380 U.S. 23, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
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Location: United States > Michigan > Cheboygan County > Mackinaw City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Clearwater Lakeshore Motel 2*
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