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Star Motel

Certificate of Excellence
1142 East Lakeshore Drive, East Highway US-2, Manistique, MI 49854
Star Motel
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Lake Villa, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

My wife and I have been here twice ... two different summers while riding around Lake Michigan, meaning that we thought highly enough of the place that we returned. It has the 1960's nostalgia factor down pat, but more important, it's very clean - none of that 1960's musty smell. The bed was firm and felt perfect. The motel, and... More 

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Warren, Michigan
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

By far the cleanest motel room I have ever stayed in - ever!! Very sadly, we lost my grandmother in December 2014 and had to travel to Manistique for her funeral. We booked over 50% of the rooms at Star. From the 1st phone call making the reservations from leaving almost a week later - best experience ever - even... More 

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Houghton Lake
5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Clean, clean, clean! And the price is right too. It's the only motel in Manistique whose property is along Lake Michigan. I love that I can bring my dogs if I don't have a dog sitter. It's a small mom and pop motor inn so make a reservation if you're traveling prime time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 via mobile

My mom ask me to take her to the upper peninsula of Michigan next summer. Why?? You may ask will I told her about a room I get for 30.00 dollars a night. that was on Lake Michigan. This place was older in it was a mom In pop place that I come up on. It run by own by... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

An older motel with retro furnishings, but I don't think we have ever stayed at a cleaner place. It was spotless and comfortable. We loved staying here and would definitely make a return visit. We especially enjoyed walking out back to watch beautiful sunrises over the lake.

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Sterling Heights, Michigan
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Somebody cares about this place. This roadside motel is old, but everything was in good repair. My room had been freshly painted and had a new tub surround, sink and toilet. It was exceptionally clean. There were windows front and back that both opened (giving you a through breeze). The motel backs onto Lake Michigan. The room had a ceiling... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

You are going to drive by this place and say.... "He gave that place 4 stars ?".... because it does not look like much from the road, but I am telling you that the Star Motel was nice.... it's retro, it's roomy and it has a good view out the back for starters. Even when I walked into their office... More 

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NW Wisconsin
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7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Great motel on shores of Lake Michigan. Super clean, squeaky clean for sure. Love that could park in front of room, helpful in moving pet crate into room. Reasonable rate for pet. Great lawn area to exercise our dog, actually a puppy. Owners are great and want to make sure your stay is comfortable and pet is comfortable. Rooms are... More 

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Calumet, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

While this is certainly not a luxury hotel, it was very clean, comfortable and relaxing. I got away from home one weekend to think and spend some time with the Lord, and I ended up here. The grounds behind the motel is large and looks out at Lake Michigan. I strolled the grounds, then I sat there--just me and God--and... More 

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Monkton, Maryland
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We travel with 2 cats and the Star Motel is great. It is clean, the room is spacious, only one bed in the room so there is additional space. The bathroom is a nice size for this price motel. The best part is that there are Lake Michigan views out the windows in the back of the room. The cool... More 

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