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590 N. State St., Saint Ignace, MI 49781
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Driftwood Motel
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  • Location
    4.5 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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Livonia, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the place to stay in the U.P. VERY affordable, take pets gladly (give you a little doggie bag of treats/toys when you check in), has a restaurant and bar attached to the motel. Very nice people and clean, north woodsy rooms. Across from one of the ferry services to the island. We always stay here on our trips... More 

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

Thank you very much for your great review of the Driftwood Motel. We are happy that you enjoyed your visit and hope we have the opportunity to be your host again in the future!! More 

Pinckney, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This is the place to stay. Clean, great rate, and the restaurant and sports bar had excellent food, good selection of micro brews and fast friendly service!! Convenienty located for anyone traveling to Mackinac Island or the Michigan UP

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

Thank you very much for your recent review. We are so pleased when our guests are happy and satisfied. We look forward to being your host again in the future. Thanks again! More 

Northville, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Throughout the years I have spent many great vacations up north while staying at The Driftwood in St. Ignace. The lodging is a great and convenient value and the staff were friendly, knowledgeable and polite. It is obvious that this is a family owned business and not only was the location extremely convenient if traveling to and from The Island,... More 

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

Thank you very much for the nice review! Thank you for your past patronage. We are pleased that you have enjoyed your numerous trips to St. Ignace, and the Driftwood Motel, Restaurant, and Sports Bar. Hopefully you will give us the opportunity to be your host again in the near future. More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We've stayed at the Driftwood many times over the years. We've NEVER had a problem. It is family owned and very friendly. Years ago, when our son and his friend were in college they went north on Spring (actually late Winter) break to experience the U.P. "out of season." Having a college student's budget, they were looked after and well... More 

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review of The Driftwood Motel, and a great one at that! We are pleased that you and your family have enjoyed your numerous visits to our motel, restaurant, and sports bar and hope your visits will continue. Thank you also for recognizing the value for the dollar you receive... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

I have stayed at the Driftwood many times and have had no problems until I had to stay in the annex. You have to drive around the block from the main motel and have to walk around the main building if you want to go to the restaurant and the room was good but the bathroom is from the 1960's.... More 

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to review the Driftwood Motel, and for the numerous visits to our establishment! If you have stayed in the main section before and were pleased with that, please request that section for any future stays. Some people enjoy the larger section attached to the restaurant and others enjoy the quieter, more "courtyard"... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We stayed 3 nights Labor Day Weekend 2014. We were in town to walk the bridge. I am glad we stayed in St Ignace rather than Mackinaw City. It was quiet and MUCH less crowded. The shuttle to the bridge start line was within walking distance from the hotel. Hotel had free shuttle to/from the Casino. Our room was in... More 

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to review the Driftwood Motel. We are glad you enjoyed yourself and are pleased that you recognized the value for the dollar you receive at the Driftwood. We try very hard to offer all of the amenities we can and yet keep our prices as low as possible. The hairdryer in the... More 

Brighton, Michigan
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We stayed in room 120,which is a double room, we stayed there on aug15,16. We were there when all of the GoldWings were there which was very cool as there were motorcycles every were in St.Ignace. The Driftwood is right across from Starline and Sheplers ferries,so we sat out on the courtyard and watched the ferries come and go. The... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to review the Driftwood Motel. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay, what a beautiful week end it was! Thank you for bringing the issues with the door to our attention, it has since been replaced. The boat horns are indeed part of being in such close proximity to ferry boat... More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

So roomy you could pitch a curve ball from the front door to the back! The price far exceeded expectations, too.This definitely is value for money with first class shower and bed. Superbly located by the lake with terrific views, and just a two minute walk to one of the Mackinac Island ferries, and most downtown shops. Comfy, quiet with... More 

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

Thank you very, very much for the nice review. We are happy that you appreciate the value for the dollar you receive here at the Driftwood Motel. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and found us to be conveniently located. Please do visit us again in the future. More 

Rochester Hills, Michigan
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Did I mention there was a huge bathroom? Personally I love that... There was a refrigerator and ample hanging space... The bed was comfortable and I felt the room was clean and secure. There is a bar and restaurant attached so you don't have to travel far for meals. Great view of the water.

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

Thank you for your recent review of the Driftwood Motel, we appreciate you taking the time to do that. We hope your stay was enjoyable and you were able to relax. Glad you appreciate the upgrades(larger bathroom). Thank you again. More 

Charlevoix, Michigan
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71 reviews 71 reviews
12 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I've stayed at the Driftwood many times over the years. The rooms are competitively priced, remodeled, modern and always clean and comfortable. The staff is always friendly. The motel is located on the edge of downtown and a convenient, 2 minute walk to a great restaurant and bar. I stay at the Driftwood whenever I am in St. Ignace for... More 

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

Thank you very much for the wonderful review. We always want to make our guests feel comfortable and we want them to enjoy their stay. I am so happy that you had such a pleasant experience. We hope to have the opportunity to be your host again in the future. 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): $
Number of rooms: 27
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Saint Ignace

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