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Clarion Hotel Beachfront

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905 S. Huron, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
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Ranked #12 of 41 Hotels in Mackinaw City
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in a beachfront room. Great view and could even see the bridge from the balcony. Check in wasn't until 4 but the front desk clerk moved us around so we could check in early around 1. The indoor pool was warm which was perfect for my small children coming in from the cold lake. The location is good,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After walking Mackinaw City it was nice to find a room that was a decent price in Mackinaw City, MI. It's a very busy location as there are many parking lots around the hotels for the ferry to Mackinaw Island. Our room was decent and very clean. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Breakfast room was a little full and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The staff was very friendly & helpful and the location was ideal. Aside from that, we can't recommend this hotel. The rooms are very worn from overuse and just felt dirty. Beach access was nice and there were plenty of chairs available. Unfortunately the chairs were very dirty and the beach was littered with trash. Breakfast was the typical free... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The room was comfortable with a beautiful view of the lake. The manager, Brendan C., and the office staff were extremely helpful in providing information and making arrangements for excursions. The food at the breakfast was varied and delicious, and the staff was very helpful. When I requested an item that was not out, it was brought to me immediately.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a last-minute stay in Mackinaw City and we were pleasantly surprised by the cleanliness and value of the Clarion Hotel. We had read some reviews and were very leery of staying here but I can say we had no complaints. The room had two queen sized beds, fresh linens and enough towels, hand towels and washcloths as well... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's tricky to pick a hotel not being to an area and only reading reviews. After visiting Mackinaw City, we heard that one person owns most of the hotels and restaurants on the strip. This makes sense because they all seem to be very similar. If you are picky like me, you will appreciate this review. Almost every hotel on... More 

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Bolingbrook, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was outdated and dingy. Room smelled like sewage and mold was on the lamp shades. Toilet didn't flush well and would get clogged. WiFi didn't work. Breakfast was the same thing everyday. It was frozen food warmed up in the microwave from the day before. Air conditioning was very noisy and couldn't sleep well. The hotel is overpriced... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views are great. The beach is nice but small. None of the beaches that I saw were big. The place is huge which made it a big family place. Lots of young kids. The breakfast is extremely average. Really nice people work there.

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Clare County, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel for two nights. We came to our room and found that it has not been cleaned. Trash was not emptied floors not done, etc. Went down to service desk and they went to another room to see if that one was cleaned. Found out while we were in there that the frig was not emptied... More 

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Waterloo, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel for 3 days with 3 small children. We had a larger room, lake front. It is totally worth the cost to get the view. Access to the beach was very easy and the beach was one of the nicer ones. The breakfast wasn't anything exciting but it worked. Overall, great value for what we paid!

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