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Clarion Hotel Beachfront

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   905 S. Huron, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
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Ranked #8 of 41 hotels in Mackinaw City
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013
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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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Indiana, USA
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74 reviews 74 reviews
17 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

I would say flip a coin. Many nice hotels in area seem to be very much alike. This property gave us passes to two other properties with 'water parks'; aka indoor pools. This has outdoor walkways, so your door opens outside. But into a small alcove/patio and not directly onto the walkway. HUGE breakfast room. So, eat up! Parking lot... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Great hotel for a quick stop on the way to UP, clean rooms, and very spacious rooms ours had 2 queen beds and a king bed. Rooms clean with modern amenities which was nice. Great view of lake , and good breakfast as well. Staff at check in friendly as well as breakfast bar staff

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Westland, MI
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

If you can't stay on the island, stay here! Excellent and roomy waterfront rooms, nice free breakfast, and just a short, short walk to the fairy! Loved everything about our stay here. And make sure you eat at Darrows!

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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

This hotel has gone downhill over the years. It used to be a great place to stay because of the two room suite option, but now all of the cons far outweigh the two rooms. The overall attitude we got was that since it was end of season, we should just be happy with what we got. Our request for... More

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Vero Beach, Florida
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68 reviews 68 reviews
53 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

This Clarion is quite large compared to many Choice brand hotels and is 3 stories, with several stairwells in each building. We asked for a quiet room (king) and no sooner got settled in on the 2nd floor, adjacent to a stairwell, than we noticed clearly hearing everyone thumping up and down the stairs. We asked to be moved and... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Great getaway hotel with a beautiful view of lake huron! We were upgraded to a suite that had two bedrooms and a balcony. The room viewed downtown mackinaw city, top of the mackinaw bridge, lake huron, and the islands. The room was clean, comfortable, and overall well maintained. The décor is a little outdated and the one wall unit heater/ac... More

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Swartz Creek, MI, USA
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Upgraded to a double room/bath which was nice of them. Each room with a bath of it's own. Appointed well and worth the money to stay here off season (spring/fall). Summer rates are too high but considering the area in line with other hotels. The free breakfast is OK, but powdered eggs and dried up sausage not for me. Rather... More

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ann arbor
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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We travel a lot!! So I'm to the point where I'm wondering how these places stay in business. First we're in Mackinaw City for an overnight. Its a tourist trap- nothing more-- so you won't find quality here in any form-- believe me we've tried. By the time we settled into our 2nd room for the night, first one didn't... More

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Hudsonville, Michigan, USA
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

The room was clean and comfortable, the AAA rate made it an great value, and the breakfast was hot, fresh, and wonderful. All of the employees we dealt with were kind and friendly. We would definitely stay there again ... and mackinaw city.com really did have the BEST rate for this particular motel for the date we requested.

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Amherst, Ohio
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

"The room was clean and well appointed. The staff was helpful and courteous and offered information that we did not have in order to make our stay pleasurable. The breakfast bar was a welcomed amenity and provided an excellent hot breakfast for hotel guests. Over all, a wonderful getaway. I would reserve a room at the Clarion without hesitation."

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Also Known As:
Clarion Hotel Mackinaw City
Clarion Mackinaw City
Mackinaw City Clarion
Address: 905 S. Huron, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
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Location: United States > Michigan > Cheboygan County > Mackinaw City
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Mackinaw City
#5 Family Hotel in Mackinaw City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Clarion Hotel Beachfront 2.5*
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