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Clearwater Lakeshore Motel

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11380 U.S. 23, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
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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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Warren, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

we were very comfortable at the clearwater...loved the location...being right on the lake...the beach behind us..the many amenities. (fire pits on the beach in the evening). would reccomend to friends.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took our three grandchildren on vacation. We chose the Clearwater because of the great reviews. The room was spotless, the three queen beds were super comfortable. Loved the view from the balcony, the breakfast was more than adequate. (the oatmeal was the best). The staff kept everything filled up, so we wanted for nothing. There were bonfires every night... More 

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Jonesville, Michigan
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I stayed for one night - basically just needed a place to sleep but we also wanted a view of the Mackinaw Bridge lit up at night. Granted, I was extremely tired when we went to bed but the it turned out to be one of the best night's sleep I've ever had in a hotel. The... More 

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Dearborn, Michigan
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

First, let me admit we came to perform (singing) on the island, bike, visit friends who were camping and do active stuff-- not stay in a hotel room. That being said, the 3 queen sized beds were clean, comfortable, and the place looked beautiful. The on-site owners take pride in the place and the little extras: bonfire on the beach... More 

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Tinley Park, Illinois
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a great motel for what it was. There's a beach behind the units and they light several bonfires, at least on the weekends like when we stayed. The rooms were clean and well organized to maximize storage and space. We would stay again.

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Benton Harbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We really enjoyed our time here! The campfires on the beach was our favorite! The owner supplied the wood, we supplied the smores! Our room view was breathtaking. Getting ferry tickets was also a great convenience!

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Detroit, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Clearwater Lakeshore Motel exceeded my expectations. My daughter and I loved our stay!! My daughter especially loved the indoor pool. The fire puts were a fun addition as well. Thanks for the memories!!

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Plenty of room. Enjoyed the patio and the view of the bridge. Wish the breakfast had more protein (eggs or sausage); but was a nice start to the day. The fire pits outside were a nice touch, and the smoke kept the bugs away!

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Novi, Michigan
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I decided to cap off our camping vacation with a night at a nice motel. I had heard excellent reviews from Trip Advisor, so I decided to try it. Excellent price, excellent service, comfortable and clean rooms with a great bed, flat screen TVs and the best view in Mackinaw City. The beach behind the motel was... More 

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Monrovia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Quaint little motel situated in a wonderful spot to give beautiful views of the bridge. Love the fire pits in the beach. We only stayed one night so we booked the cheapo room. It was very small but comfortable. If you are staying for longer get a bigger room with the view!

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