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Windermere Hotel

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Centerville, Ohio, United States
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Windermere has a nice front porch with a great view of the water and the light house. Location is great for the star line ferry and riding bikes. Rooms were basic without tvs and no air conditioning to speak of. Staff was very pleasant and helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The very best thing about the Windermere is the front porch! It's right at the edge of town and overlooks the park so you have activity, but not the huge hustle and bustle of downtown. You can sit on the porch and rock away the day or participate fully in all the island has to offer. The rooms are comfortable... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first impression of the hotel was that the staff did not care about customer service. We apparently inconvenienced them with our luggage. The porter was extremely rude! Front desk personnel seemed "put out" checking us in. The air conditioner didn't cool the room. The breakfast featured bagels, day old donuts, and bruised apples. I expected my stay to be... More 

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Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's beautiful from the outside and is in an excellent location--but that can be said for nearly every hotel or B&B on Mackinac Island. The breakfast was disappointing (muffins, juice, coffee), the rooms weren't exceptional, and our hosts were lackluster bordering on brusque, not at all the cheerful, friendly hosts/employees we're used to encountering when we stay on the island.... More 

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Port Huron, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

The Windermere is located at the end of the hustle and bustle on Main Street. It has a lovely covered porch from which you can see the bridge, people watch, and view a spectacular array of colorful kites in the sky from the comfort of a wicker rocking chair. The rooms are light and cheery and very clean. They do... More 

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Oceanside, California
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

The hotel is located right across from the dock, which was very convenient. It has a wonderful porch to sit, relax, and look at the view. The room was spacious, though dated. The beds have bedspreads which who knows when those are laundered. Our mattress also dipped off to the sides. The pillows were pretty good, so that helped and... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for our anniversary. We have been staying at the Windermere every year for nearly 20 years. The hotel is extremely well maintained and clean. We have come to be acquainted with the staff and always feel welcome. Each day we find time to sit on their porch and enjoy the amazing scenery that the Windermere opens to. We plan... More 

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Clarkdale, Arizona
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37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

The Windermere was completely wonderful: historic, beautiful, great room, ideal location. My Mom and I stayed there for three nights as part of a Mother-Daughter adventure to the island and loved every minute. Our room, a "family suite", was spacious, clean, fresh, equal parts modern and vintage, and thoughtfully appointed. The hotel is close to everything, yet out of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

We have stayed at the Windermere for the last 3 or 4 years now, and we wouldn't want to stay anywhere else. It's a beautiful old building with light, pleasant colors, and clean rooms. The front porch is a HUGE selling point. With nothing to obscure the gorgeous views across the road, you can just sit and relax while anytime... More 

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Michigan
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49 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Perfect place to stay on Mackinac Island. Located just at the edge of downtown so you're close to all the shops and activities, but also not right in the middle of all the craziness. Beautiful view of the straits from the wonderful front porch. Convenient snack shack and beach/park area for hotel guests! Lots of character in the hotel. All... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Windermere Hotel

Address: Main St, Mackinac Island, MI 49757-0538
Location: United States > Michigan > Upper Peninsula > Mackinac County > Mackinac Island
Price Range: $85 - $255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 26
Also Known As:
Windermere Hotel Mackinac Island
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