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6860 Main Street PO Box 1207, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 06/16/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 06/16/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#9 of 12 hotels in Mackinac Island
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Located a short walk from the best attractions on Mackinac Island, yet away from the bustling traffic of downtown. Our relaxing hotel complex offers a variety of rooms in four different buildings and complimentary breakfast. All rooms are non-smoking. Out of respect for all our guests, we ask that you leave your pets at home. New in 2018: the HarbourQ - serving BBQ along Main Street.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free breakfast
Breakfast buffet
Bicycle rental
Baggage storage
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Fireplace
Private balcony
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
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Bay View
Historic Hotel
Languages Spoken
English
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Alison P wrote a review Nov 3
Wyomissing, Pennsylvania513 contributions111 helpful votes
We had a lovely experience here - we first were put into a room on the third floor, (no elevator) which was a struggle for us - we are older, however, they were able to relocate us to a first floor room. The room was quite comfortable and there was a small patio with a nice view of a garden path. We had come in on Star Line Ferry and their dock was only a 10 minute walk to the hotel. The hotel also had a valet service - a young man picked up our bags at the dock and took them to the room - on the return, he brought them back to the dock for us. Breakfast was a kind of grab and go, however, there was seating available if you wanted to stay in the dining room. It was very efficient and good. They were very accomodating. The amenities were very good - I am not sure where the soap, shampoo and conditioner were made, but they were some of the best we have ever used. Highly recommend
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Date of stay: October 2020
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skpunk13 wrote a review Oct 2020
Grand Rapids, Michigan51 contributions11 helpful votes
Excellent stay at Harbor View Inn! Room was spacious (king bed) & the front desk was very friendly & helpful. They had spots for us to keep our luggage both when we arrived & after we checked out so we could explore the island more & not on a time limit. They will also take your luggage to the ferry for you but we didn’t want to pick a departure time. Breakfast was good; even with Covid restrictions. They had yogurt, fruit, cereal, hard boiled eggs, muffins & a few other items. The room was very clean & had a nice balcony with chairs for us to use. The bed was very comfy but needed at least one more pillow. My only complaint was no fridge but we knew that prior. We did have a ceiling fan however which for us was a nice bonus & my husband liked the heat lamp in the bathroom! We’ll definitely return!
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Responded Oct 14, 2020
Thank you for staying with us! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and left such a detailed review for future travelers! Visit us again soon!
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Debbie W wrote a review Oct 2020
Denver, Colorado200 contributions73 helpful votes
We booked a Harbor View King Room. It had a balcony where it was nice to enjoy a glass of wine and relax in the evening. The bed was adequate, the furniture was old and not so very comfortable. The bathroom was very basic. The location is GREAT. The staff is very friendly. Due to covid, the breakfast was a brown bag disappointment. During this time, we stayed at other inns that managed to provide much better breakfasts than the Harbor View. They did a great job with our luggage and helping us with the ferry etc. Their valets are exceptional.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Response from Becky Miller, Sales at Harbour View Inn
Responded Oct 7, 2020
Hi Debbie, Thank you for staying with us! We are so glad you enjoyed your balcony, the location and porter/luggage service! Our breakfast is a complimentary continental but we can always recommend places with a full breakfast if you are looking for something more substantial. Please visit us again soon!
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Gail L wrote a review Oct 2020
5 contributions2 helpful votes
Our first stay at the Harbour View and it did not disappoint. Competitively priced with similar properties with comfortable beds, b&b style offering clean rooms with private baths, TVs and Internet. Excellent service and atmosphere. My new hotel of choice on the Island.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Response from Becky Miller, Sales at Harbour View Inn
Responded Oct 3, 2020
Thank you for the wonderful review! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and that we are your new choice of the island! Please come back and visit us again soon!
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Dolores P wrote a review Sep 2020
White Plains, New York296 contributions97 helpful votes
Harbour View is located about a 10 minute walk from the ferry dock on the main street. In addition to the original main building there are 3 more making up the hotel property. We were located on the first floor of the back building. The Hotel had a very nice ambiance and offered a small inviting courtyard between the buildings. The staff was very friendly and professional. Due to the pandemic , management managed to come up with a safe alternative to the included breakfast buffet. A modified assortment of breakfast items were offered "to grab and go". There were a few spaces tables in the breakfast room and some on an adjacent patio where you could elect to eat. We did so every day (4 night stay) as there was no table in our room (although it was large enough to accommodate one). Our room was located along a pathway which many people used passing by our patio doors making it very uncomfortable to keep the drapes open (which was to only source of outside light). Outside on the path in front of our door someone had painted words in red which was merely smudged from a failed attempt to clean the area. The room and bathroom were spacious and well appointed. However, the sink, which is oddly located within the room, was all cracked. The sheets on both beds were threadbare and too small for the mattress. Flat sheets were used on the mattress but were to small to tuck under the sides. The pillows were all different, very old , and none of any quality. We found the iron in the sink cabinet but had to search high and low for the ironing board. Turns out it is stored under the bed! While getting it out a pair of dirty old socks was pushed out from under. Clearly from a previous guest! Does not say much for the efficiency of cleaning/vacuuming the room. As mentioned earlier there was no table to sit at to work on our computers, play a game of cards, or even have a snack. This was of particular annoyance as we had a very rainy day when we ended up spending most of the day in the room. Could not order a meal delivered...no where to eat. Could not get any light as people were frequently walking by. Had to sit on bed to use laptops. Short of sitting on the floor like children could not even enjoy a game of cards or use our travel scrabble. Hopefully not every room suffers such deficiencies. I can only address my experience. As a frequent traveler the best rating I could give is a 3.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Responded Sep 6, 2020
Thank you for staying with us! We are sorry to hear about the issues with your room and would love for you to reach out to us directly so we could address them. Anytime a guest is upset we would love to discuss it with them while they are in house so we can work with them to make their stay amazing! We do hope that you will stay with us again and we can find a room that better fits your needs!
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PRICE RANGE
$171 - $311 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
harbour view hotel mackinac island, harbor view hotel, harbor view mackinac island
LOCATION
United StatesMichiganUpper PeninsulaMackinac CountyMackinac Island
NUMBER OF ROOMS
83
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Frequently Asked Questions about Harbour View Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Harbour View Inn?
Nearby attractions include St Anne's Catholic Church (0.1 miles), Fort Mackinac (0.3 miles), and The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World (0.08 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Harbour View Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and breakfast buffet.
What food & drink options are available at Harbour View Inn?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Harbour View Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include JoAnn's Fudge, Murray Hotel Fudge Co., and Doud's Market.
Is Harbour View Inn located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.6 miles away from the center of Mackinac Island.
Are there any historical sites close to Harbour View Inn?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Fort Mackinac (0.3 miles), Fort Holmes (0.6 miles), and Biddle House (0.4 miles).
Does Harbour View Inn have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbor view available here.
Is Harbour View Inn accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.