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Embers of Mackinaw City

810 S. Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Philly, PA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Buffet was terrible. None of the food appeared to be freshly prepared. It all appeared to be frozen or canned and reheated. Poor vegetables were a soggy mess. I would not eat here again unless I was starving. Staff was nice however so they get a star for that.

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Canton, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We just got back from our vacation yesterday, our hotel was right next door so we went into the Embers to eat dinner! The pizza was just ok, my daughter and I ordered a side salad they were 4.95 a piece, what a joke pitiful.when I told the owner she said" you must live down state where the vegetables are... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I've stayed at The Embers several times since I started diving the Straits of Mackinac. It is a small private hotel directly across from the lake and within walking distance of the marina where we get a SCUBA charter boat. The rooms are clean, the restaurant has a nice homestyle menu and for being a small personally operated hotel the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Having missed the last ferry to Mackinaw Island we needed to find an overnight stay. Since we were hungry and Embers had a bar, restaurant and hotel, we headed there. The room was $44 including taxes and while basic it was very acceptable. The dinner was more than acceptable. Next morning breakfast was fine from a cook from Montana. Bob... More 

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Beulah, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

We have stayed here before and were back for the Richard Crane truck show in September 2013. The rooms are clean and comfortable, the restaurant downstairs is nice, and the prices are very very reasonable. We recommend this place to all our friends.

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Stillman Valley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

This is the second time my wife and I have stayed at this hotel and we love it. It is not a 5 star hotel so if that is what you are looking for then you should go elswhere. If you are like us however, and are looking for a nice quite hotel that is in expensive and nicely located... More 

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Petoskey, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

After a long trip through the UP, we arrived in town after 8PM and thought we would avoid the downtown rush and try, what the owners claim to be, the "Best Buffet" in Mackinaw City. Well, I would sure like to know who was voting, because there wasn't a person in the house on the night that we were there,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

This is the second time we've stayed here.. It's a great deal for the price.. You are right in mackinaw city.. Every other hotel around are over $100 easily.. Here it's only $80, you can't beat that. The Front desk is very friendly! The rooms are not too bad.. Very big and roomy. Only negative is they don't have microwave... More 

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Saginaw
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

We just wanted a breakfast besides the one offered at the hotel we were staying in -- This was the WORST ! I looked at the buffet - of which their sign says best breakfast buffet in town -- everything looked like it was sitting there for a long time but the worst was the sausage links floating and drowning... More 

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Alpena Mi
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2011

We didnt stay at the hotel but did eat there after finishing the Mackinaw Bridge walk. We all had the lunch buffett at a price of $15.99 a person. It had a very simple salad bar with bagged salad a few toppings for it and half a dozen types of salads that seemed like they were all bought pre made.... More 

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