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Clarion Hotel Beachfront

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   905 S. Huron, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The beds were comfortable and the rooms clean and apparently recently updated. The staff was friendly and very helpful. We stayed here two days for our trip to the Island, therefore we did not not use the indoor pool or beach facilities. They did look inviting. The breakfast room was located in another wing in a very large upstairs room.... More

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Edwardsburg, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The room was perfect. We had the room with 2 bedrooms, with one bath for our family. The beds were very comfortable, the pool was never crowded. Great location, the breakfast was a wonderful start to the day, and bigger than we had planned. Yes we would go back again!

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Lapeer, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not impressed at all! Looking at the reviews I was expecting an amazing room. Lake view, but on the bottom floor, so the jacuzzi could only be used with the curtains closed, defeating the purpose. And there were lil plastic flakes in the tub when we first filled it. The remote for the tv was missing. My husband called the... More

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South Lyon, Michigan
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6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Overall it was a great stay. Yes the rooms are date and the pool is as well, but this is common for the Mackinaw City Area. The lock to our room was broken, the maintenance staff was very quick to fix our lock. They did offer us another room, but it wouldn't of had the same view of the lake... More

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Lapeer, Michigan
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

my husband and I left for a family trip and didn't have set plans for our trip. not a wise vacation plan when one is headed to mackinaw city in the summer. a lot of hotels were booked and most of them that weren't were quite expensive so we were skeptical when the clarion still showed reasonable rates and availability... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a 3rd floor room with a balcony looking out over Lake Huron. Room was very outdated and needed a thorough cleaning. We had mold on the ceiling of the bathroom and had a hard time finding a good outlet to charge cell phones. Some outlets were so worn out that the charger wouldn't stay plugged in. The tracks... More

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Rochester, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although our family did not stay at the Clarion Hotel Beachfront, when we stopped in on a rainy July night, after 10:30pm, we had already been to two or three different hotels looking for accommodations for six adults. Everything was booked or too expensive. Margaret, the front desk clerk, was so helpful and professional. Clarion had only one room available,... More

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Oregon, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a queen suite beachfront with a balcony. Room and bathroom were clean. The view awesome. Our room was on the top floor and had a vaulted ceiling over the sitting area... made it feel very roomy!! Free breakfast food was just ok, but free! The staff at the desk seemed overwhelmed and unorganized, but were pleasant. Would stay... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me & hubby stayed in one of the beachfront rooms. With a romantic package deals. Nothing fancy with the package. Simple gift basket. Dinner worth $50 for 2 (paid $40 basically $10 off) Not so clean areas. Dusty chair and carpet. Cobwebs between railings of the balcony. Stained on the bathroom ceilings. This hotel needs cosmetic repairs inside. Outside looks... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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24 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked into this hotel thinking the reviews looked pretty good and we were booking late. For the rate we paid I thought our experience was not a great one. Started with the check-in, we got there after check-in time and our rooms were not ready. They blamed it on wanting to give us adjoining rooms. They knew we were... More

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Address: 905 S. Huron, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
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Location: United States > Michigan > Cheboygan County > Mackinaw City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Clarion Hotel Beachfront 2.5*
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