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Clearwater Lakeshore Motel

2.0 of 5 11380 U.S. 23, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
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    5 of 5 stars
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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
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Grand Blanc MI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Stayed here one night and wished it were longer due to the friendly and honest owner, clean facilities, quiet location. We stayed on a first floor room with a Jacuzzi and were not disappointed at all. Now with that said, the room was very clean, and yes, a bit dated, but I have stayed in turn-key locations with horrible owners... More 

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Bear Lake, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This trip was for our 41st anniversary. The view from our little balcony was so gorgeous especially of the macinaw bridge lit up at night. The pool and hot tub were great, good breakfast, clean rooms and the unique touch of fire pits on the beach. A staff member checked on the wood supply often so we never ran out.... More 

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Livonia, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This trip was for our 43rd anniversary and we have always enjoyed the area around Macinaw. The Fort, Mill Creek, smoked whitefish, a boat ride to Macinaw Island for the day, what else is there to say, except, we stayed for the first time at Clearwater Lakeshore Motel. I must say, my wife and I truly enjoyed our stay. Everything... More 

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Tinley Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We spent a very relaxing weekend at the Clearwater. The staff was friendly and the hotel was located in a great spot on the beach. We enjoyed the fire pits and the view. Loved the hotel will visit again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Terrific, friendly staff. Comfortable bed and clean room. Great lakeside views. Quiet location and small enough to be quiet on the grounds. We stayed two nights and had two rooms. Staff helped us find very cool things to do in Mackinaw City that we weren't aware of previously...don't miss the historic sawmill - it's very cool and one of our... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We chose the Clearwater because of the reviews and were not disappointed. Very friendly owners (not the one that owns the WHOLE town). Had a very nice view of the bridge and the island from our room. Very clean. One suggestion-Could have a comfortable chair to sit in for reading in the room. They are doing work on making the... More 

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Black Diamond, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Like many others, we were on a fast trip to see the fall foliage colors. The room had a wonderful view of the lake and was very clean. If only the weather would have been better, a walk on the beach would have been a plus. The usual noise from other guests was noticeable but tolerable. Not a lot of... More 

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Huntington Woods, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Very friendly staff. We got in late and left early in the morning but plan on staying at the Clearwater on our next trip up north. Great view of the Lake and Bridge. Comfortable room. If we didn't need to be on Mackinac Island the following morning early we would have stayed an extra day and expored Mackinaw City and... More 

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We stayed in the king room with single bonus room up front. Plenty of drawer/storage space and a lovely view of the water/bridge. Front room had no windows so we called it "the cave" though it suited our needs perfectly. Breakfast was a delight - my 10 y/o son became a pro with the waffle maker. My only complaint was... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights...2 adults and 2 kids. Nice room...very clean and rather large compared to other places. Great view of the Mackinac Bridge! We loved the fire pits on the beach. The staff was friendly and helpful, with recommendations and coupons. Would definitely recommend and stay again if we were ever in the area.

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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*
Number of rooms: 40
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Also Known As:
Clearwater Lakeshore Hotel Mackinaw City
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Mackinaw City
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Mackinaw City
#2 Romantic Hotel in Mackinaw City
#4 Best Value Hotel in Mackinaw City

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