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Windermere Hotel

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Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Free Parking
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Reviewed November 2, 2017

For our first visit to Mackinac Island we chose to stay (2 nights)at the Windermere based on its location. It is at the end of Main Street away from the busy areas but within easy walking distance of the ferry terminal and restaurants and shops....More

1  Thank Sharon S
Reviewed October 2, 2017

This is the second time I have stayed here and I love this B&B owned by the mayor of the island. Our room was spacious and beautiful, with a bow window, two queen beds and a single: perfect for a family. A simple continental breakfast...More

1  Thank Mary O
Reviewed September 28, 2017

Second stay at Windermere, and I will stay here a third someday. I get a great vibe from the hotel's atmosphere, and really enjoy their spacious porch for conversations with other guests. Had a peaceful time with my wife in our second floor room that...More

1  Thank ACErt896
Reviewed September 17, 2017

The Windermere has a perfect location with a clear view of the lake. The hotel is an example of old world elegance and is beautifully decorated. We were fortunate enough to be on the first floor in room 1B which has a curved bay. The...More

Thank Mitz50
Reviewed August 22, 2017

The Windermere is by far my favorite place to stay on the Island. Close to everything, but still quiet and charming. I have visited the Island many times, and continue to go back to the Windermere because it never disappoints. You can't beat watching people...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Price range
$85 - $255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$85 - $255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Response from HikerEllie | Reviewed this property |
The ferry trip time depends on which line you take. I usually take the Starline, and it is about a 10-15 minute ride. I am prone to seasickness but do just fine on the ferry, maybe because it is moving quickly. Sometimes... More
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Response from Hillgirlp90 | Reviewed this property |
No, there is a luggage wagon. Although it is not far.
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"If you have trouble with stairs, be sure to ask for a room on the main floor."
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"A3 on the second floor (walk up) was great for 3 of us and overlooked the garden"
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"All rooms are comfortable with a view or semi-view of the harbor. Front rooms have full view."
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"Less expensive rooms are toward the back of the property, more $$ beter view of the lake."
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