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Driftwood Motel

590 N. State St., Saint Ignace, MI 49781
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Driftwood Motel
Ranked #6 of 28 hotels in Saint Ignace
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Rating summary
  • 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This review is a difficult one to write simply because the restaurant and motels service was vastly different. The restaurant: Absolutely great. Quiet, fast, great food. Service was wonderful. Went in and out throughout our week of stay and had no issues anytime of day. Drinks and food were quality for the price. Ate at several locations in town and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
hannah2-7, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. I was pleased that you enjoyed the restaurant. I would like to apologize for the displeasure with your motel room. There is no excuse for trash being left in the room. I have taken this up with our housekeeping department. Unfortunately, this area has a decent amount of problematic insects, including ticks. We do... More

Barrington, Illinois
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed two nites with our dog. Good beds, loose sheets, very clean overall. AC worked, so did all lights. Comfortable, felt clean. Oddities included no towel racks (one hook on the door) and a backward set up in the bathroom. I suspect the plumbing was moved to the interior to avoid cold-wall freeze, but the hot/cold on our sink were... More

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hannah2-7, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the great review. We do work hard to ensure that our property is clean, friendly, and comfortable. I'm sorry you felt the room didn't have enough electrical receptacles. I hope that you will give us the opportunity to be your host again in the future. More

South Lyon, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This was our first experience at the Motel. Our Greyhound group has stayed there for the last few years and had nice things to say and so we stayed. When we checked in, we were given a doggie goody bag with a ball and treats and it let us know about the "dog run" for pottying. They even included bags... More

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hannah2-7, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your great review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that you will give us the opportunity to be your host again in the future. More

Easton
Top Contributor
120 reviews 120 reviews
22 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We certainly were a bit hesitant to stay here as I unfortunately have had poor experiences at a place that has "motel" in the name. Our company booked the loft for us and I was certainly surprised. Equipped with a modern full kitchen, living space with wii and board games, two bedrooms and one bathroom... it was quite comfortable. Supposedly... More

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hannah2-7, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your recent review. We are happy that you were satisfied with your recent stay. More

Cincinnati, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

Based on some other reviews, I was expecting very little from The Driftwood. Much to our surprise, my wife and I were delighted. The room was clean. The beds were good and the space was adequate. Best of all was the friendliness of the staff. Dinner and breakfast at the restaurant were very good. Highly recommended for value and comfort.

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hannah2-7, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your favorable review. We appreciate your patronage and hope to have the opportunity to be your host again in the future. More

Gulf Shores, Alabama
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
12 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We stayed in this hotel because it was convenient to the ferry to Mackinac Island. In addition to its location, it was clean and had a restaurant attached. This place is not fancy. The rooms are small but it fit our needs perfectly. The food in the restaurant was good. I would stay again if the situation arose.

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hannah2-7, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your nice review! We appreciate your business immensely and hope to have the opportunity to be your host again in the future. More

Madison, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
110 reviews 110 reviews
26 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

We chose this motel because it was one of a few without a dumpster in the lot for remodeling and there were lots of cars in the lot. The price was great and the room was very clean. The carpet looked new. Unfortunately, the sheets were worn and thin and the bed was so hard that it was uncomfortable for... More

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hannah2-7, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. I am disappointed that you were not 100% satisfied with your stay. I haven't received complaints in the past regarding the firmness of the beds. We do value your business and hope to have the opportunity to be your host again in the future. I'm sure if you gave us another chance you would... More

Augusta, Michigan
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

My son and I were on our way up to Houghton to check out Michigan Tech and rolled into town after dark on a cold, snowy March evening. We found this place to stay. The food was good, the rooms were clean, the staff was friendly and the price couldn't be beat. It was a cozy retreat from the weather... More

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hannah2-7, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your favorable review for the Driftwood Motel. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to be your host again in the future. More

Redford, Michigan
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

I had never been to the U.P before so my boyfriend scheduled a trip for us. We were going to the island and not only was Driftwood convenient for the ferry but I wanted to stay here since they have a bar. His Dad warned us against it which left him cautious but I insisted on staying and we loved... More

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hannah2-7, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Please plan on coming to visit us again in the future. Thanks again. More

Farmington, Michigan
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
40 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

If you can get in - in the winter, this is the perfect snowmobiler's place to stay. You never have to move your vehicle and trailers the whole weekend and can park your snowmobile at the room. They have a great restaurant, seafood buffet on friday nights, a bar. The rooms are wonderfully renovated. They are pet-friendly. The wi-fi works... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
hannah2-7, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review. We hope to have the opportunity to be your host again and again! Thank you for your patronage. More

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Additional Information about Driftwood Motel

Address: 590 N. State St., Saint Ignace, MI 49781
Location: United States > Michigan > Upper Peninsula > Mackinac County > Saint Ignace
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Saint Ignace
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Open year around. Directly across from ferries to Mackinac Island on Bus. Loop I-75. Our exceptionally clean, comfortable non-smoking rooms offer cable TV w/remotes, in-room refrigerators and coffeemakers, phones, all ground floor rooms, some with lake views. Pets welcome w/approval. Restaurant and Sports Bar adjacent serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, and cocktails. Come dine on our new covered patio overlooking the Straits of Mackinac and Mackinac Island. Complimentary casino shuttle and tokens. Game room and ATM on site. Located within a block of shopping district, sandy beach with picnic area, and museum. On snowmobile/ATV trails, close to ski trails and Little Bear East Ice Arena and Convention Center. NEWLY UPGRADED WIFI--STATE OF THE ART ... more   less 
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