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    Thunderbird Inn

    0.8 miles from Mackinaw City center
    • Free Wifi
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    Apr 2 Apr 3
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    SAVE $16 $78*$62*
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    146 Old US 31, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
    04/02/2017 04/03/2017
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    All reviews allow dogs continental breakfast was very good the room was super clean breakfast service an extra blanket bed was comfortable short drive the staff was friendly and helpful definitely stay here again enjoyed our stay the rooms were nice convenient location stayed one night zach
    Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

    The Rooms are very big. They are pet friendly. It is a very quiet place. They are clean the staff is very friendly. They have a free continental breakfast. They have a free shuttle that runs untill 11pm.More

    Response from Steven C, General Manager at Thunderbird Inn

    Tim S., Thank you for letting us know how we are doing. We are a pet friendly hotel, however we do have specific pet rooms. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed our complimentary shuttle. It is something we are considering adding to our...More

    Reviewed October 21, 2016

    We spent one night at the Thunderbird Inn on our fall color tour, and were very pleased with our stay. Check-in was easy, and we even received a courtesy call from the front desk, to make sure everything was OK with our room! The room...More

    Response from Steven C, General Manager at Thunderbird Inn

    John B., Thank you for giving us feedback on your stay. We are always looking at ways to improve and we will take your recommendations and work towards changing out pillows and having maintenance service the heater. We look forward to having you back on...

    Reviewed October 19, 2016

    The Thunderbird inn had a great price. The room was large, clean, completed with hairdryer & fridge. Breakfast served with several options. There was swimming pool and small playground. Recommended place to stay!

    Response from Steven C, General Manager at Thunderbird Inn

    Thank you so much for your kind words. We work hard to provide clean and comfortable accommodations for our guests and we look forward to having you back again!

    Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

    The room was very clean and large. They allow dogs, but change an extra $25. There is a street with several other motels which is an ok place to walk a dog. The only negative is the room really needs brighter light bulbs.More

    Response from Steven C, General Manager at Thunderbird Inn

    Kathy B, I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us; I'm only sorry that your room wasn't bright enough. We will look into some better lighting options or perhaps some brighter bulbs to illuminate the room. Thank you for giving us...

    Reviewed October 10, 2016

    The Thunderbird Inn was close to everything and had a great price. We stayed two nights and breakfast was included each morning with several options. Our room's fridge was broken but we didn't need it so I never mentioned it to staff. WiFi was included....More

    Response from Steven C, General Manager at Thunderbird Inn

    Thank you for your review. I am pleased to hear that your stay with us was enjoyable. You mentioned that the fridge was not working in the room; we turn off the fridge to clean it out and leave it off. A small knob located...More

    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Concierge
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Refrigerator in room
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Are you pet friendly?
    September 11, 2016|
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    Response from Vmika | Reviewed this property |
    I don't know you would have to call the hotel
    Jazlynn H
    How far away from the ferry is this hotel?
    September 3, 2016|
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    Response from Tracy G | Reviewed this property |
    5 minute drive to the ferry terminals in Mackinaw city. you could easily walk it.
    they on the water
    February 9, 2016|
    Response from mll143 | Reviewed this property |
    No, they are across the street...
    Room Tips
    "Great value for your money. I would recommend to friends and family."
    Joan W, 5 months agoRead review
    "If you want a king bed - ask for room 111 - a/c works great!"
    Tracy G, 7 months agoRead review
    "Well worth it."
    Jim M, 9 months agoRead review
    "Quiet and short drive to activities."
    FountainChessie, over a year agoRead review
    "Don't do it. Find another motel. You will not be happy"
    Briggs2roddy, over a year agoRead review
    "Probably get an upstairs room to avoid noise from the room upstairs!"
    APRS, over a year agoRead review
    "I don't think there is one"
    Kimberly M, over a year agoRead review
    "if you travel with your dogs we had room 126. It was bottom floor and across from the grass area for the..."
    Chad A, over a year agoRead review
    "Go somewhere else. I'm sure any previous reviews were written by the management."
    Ann B, over a year agoRead review
    "Rooms in some other motel will probably be better"
    JohnRCentralVermont, over a year agoRead review