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Clearwater Lakeshore Motel

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   11380 U.S. 23, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Minneapolis, MN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrived in Mackinaw City a day earlier than expected and were unable to get a room where we had already reserved 3 nights. Baymont Inn referred us to Clearwater Lakeside Motel. When we arrived at the office, there was a woman speaking to "Gary" at the desk. He told her they only had one room available and quoted her... More

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Kalamazoo County, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Would not stay anywhere else. The Clearwater was by far the most pleasurable vacation experience this year and I travel a lot. The staff were very friendly and the ammentities were top notch. Views of the bridge and lakeshore can not be beat. I would highly reccommend this location, I know I will be returning here when traveling to Mackinaw!

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We loved staying here. The staff was wonderful. The room was clean and comfy and much roomier than we would have guessed. They even provide wood for bonfires on the beach. The pool and hot tub came in handy as the weather turned sour. Close to the ferry for the island and they provided discounted tickets for that as well.... More

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Barrie, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here from August 25-27. Very clean, loved the 3 Queen beds in one room..wish more hotels offered this option. We enjoyed the view of the Mackinaw Bridge from our room. Loved the campfire on the beach in the evenings, the hotel staff came around to offer more wood later on in the evening so we could enjoy the... More

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Saint Clair, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our family stayed here one night while passing thru on the 4th of july weekend. We loved it! We had a room that had 3 queen beds, so our whole family was in one room, which was great! It was super clean, the view was excellent and it's away from all the hustle and bustle of the city. We also... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a very nice motel right on Lake Huron with rates about three-quarters of those charged by the "name brands" . There are rooms with balconies or patios that have a view of the Mackinac bridge, but I stayed in a less epensive "courtyard" room overlooking the parking lot above the breakfast room. The room is small but doable... More

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Buchanan, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Clearwater Motel was fantastic - it was very clean, modern, and comfortable. The lady at the front desk was so nice and told us about the bonfires on the beach. We weren't able to take advantage of them because we were headed to the Headlands Dark Sky Park (only 5 minutes away!) night but others did, and it looked like... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I came up to Mackinaw City for our 20th wedding anniversary. This was our first time up here, but not our last. And I know I will stay here again. Our room was on the water, and the balcony view was just awesome. At least it would have been if it wasn't so foggy while we were... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a room with a view of the Lake. First night it was so foggy that we couldn't see the bridge but enjoyed a bonfire. Second night was a beautiful view of the bridge with bright lights. The room was comfortable and very clean. The room could have used more lights. Breakfast was ok.

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Wixom, Michigan, United States
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Loved this place. Was up in the UP for a few days and needed somewhere to stay before heading back down. Can't beat the price for what you get. Rooms are clean with a fantastic view of the bridge. Comfortable beds, clean showers. Didn't try the breakfast as we were going into town before heading out. Pool and hot tub... 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
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Hotel Class:2 star — Clearwater Lakeshore Motel 2*
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