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Lamplighter Motel

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Come and enjoy personalized service in a family owned business. Our rooms are clean and comfortable. We are within walking distance to island ferry docks, downtown shopping area, restaurants, and the Mackinaw Crossings. The Mackinac Bridge and fort are only a short stroll away. A children's play park is next door. With our location you can take in all that Mackinaw has to offer without driving your car. We are the only motel in Mackinaw City that is in the middle of the residential area.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room features
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Hidden Gems
Full view
93Great for walkers
Grade: 93 out of 100
22Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
18Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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Nice local motel. Clean, comfortable rooms and just what we needed for a short stay in downtown Mackinac. Friendly staff. Convenient location. Well maintained and pleasant landscaping adds to the charm.
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I was so lucky to look on TripAdvisor to find this awesome little mom and pop hotel. The themed rooms are so beautiful and comfortable at an unbelievably affordable price. Owners are super friendly and helpful & they had the motel decorated for Halloween. I wish it hadn’t been
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What a great place! Owner Terry is so nice. Very clean and close to everything. Loved it and will be back! You can tell it is privately owned. They take pride in it! Small and all you need. Very friendly.
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I was very happy with my stay here. it was all I needed for a night . very friendly owner and clean room. I will stay here the next time I visit. they make you feel right at home and offer a bonfire at night to sit around and talk with each other.
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Jennifer and Terry are the perfect hosts what a nice stay and thanks for the bonfires, so much fun! Got to see many freighters and the Corvette Parade and show too! We will be back again next weekend for the Mackinaw Bridge Walk, shopping and more freighter watching. Thanks
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up north room second bed
Venetian Room: walk through bathroom
Venetian Garden - bedroom 1
Our room at the Lamplighter
Venetian Room: second bedroom and walk through bathroom
THey did not include breakfast but recommended a great place within walking distance for which they gave us a coupon. It is an easy walk to town (maybe a block) and the bridge (maybe three blocks)
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"We stayed in the "Somewhere in Time" room. Very quaint."
"The Wifi was spotty if that's important to you. We were furthest from the office so that may have been a factor."
"Our room was pretty small-I believe that the themed rooms are bigger. I would ask ahead of time."
"We had the Somewhere in Time Room: small and sweet"
"The rooms are themed !"
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