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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night at the Thunderbird Inn while traveling north. We were extremely pleased with the cleanliness of the room and the convenient location. The staff at the front desk was very kind and helpful as well. We would definitely stay here again!

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Thank KirstenSleeper
Steven C, General Manager at Thunderbird Inn, responded to this review

Kirsten, I am happy to hear that you were so pleased with your room and stay. Our staff works very hard to ensure our guests' satisfaction. I look forward to welcoming you back in the future. More 

Brighton, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

I work on the island and we work a lot hours. Sometimes I want to stay off island and relax in a bigger bed. I stayed here first part of June and LOVED IT. I told Steven what I was getting a room for just to relax. He got me a jacuzzi room. Very friendly staff. Every day off now... More 

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Steven C, General Manager at Thunderbird Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Robert for taking the time to review the property. I am pleased to hear that you stay was comfortable and relaxing. I look forward to having you back in the future! More 

Brighton, Michigan, United States
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33 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

I am happy to say my Husband and Son was very happy with their stay here. The room was super clean and they even left a tip. The Breakfast could be a bit more fresh and improved, but for a fairly cheap room. Not Bad! The guy I talked to on the phone was super nice too.

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Thank Misty B
Steven C, General Manager at Thunderbird Inn, responded to this review

I am pleased to hear that the room for your husband and son exceeded their expectations. Thank you for giving us a heads up on the breakfast. I would love to know what additions we could make to our breakfast to make it more fresh and appealing. We are always trying to improve our property, so the more we know,... More 

Homewood, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

I was recently part of a bus tour who stayed at the Thunderbird Inn for 5 days. I was very impressed. Zach and Steve could not have been more accommodating. The place was very neat and clean, the continental breakfast was very good, and there are many other amenities. I would definitely recommend the Thunderbird Inn to anyone traveling to... More 

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Steven C, General Manager at Thunderbird Inn, responded to this review

We are happy to hear that your visit with us was so enjoyable. We hope the entire group enjoyed their stay as well. We look forward to having you stay with us again if you decide to take a trip up on your own, or with another group! More 

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

We love staying here. Perhaps there are better places, but this is what we need. Pet friendly, not to mention guest friendly, there's a continental breakfast that's been improved in the time we've been coming here. There's a sizeable indoor pool. The rooms are fine and the parking's ample. It's nearby all the attractions in town. Good value for the... More 

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Thank Jim M
Steven C, General Manager at Thunderbird Inn, responded to this review

We are always happy to hear that someone's stay with us was enjoyable. If there is anything we can improve upon to make any future stays more comfortable, please let us know. More 

Iron Mountain, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Just got home from a trip to Mackinaw City, and had to come on and give these guys five stars. When we were checking in I asked what the date was forgetting it was the day before my wedding anniversary, which I commented on when they told me the date. We went to the island the next day and when... More 

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Thank nrschimmel
Steven C, General Manager at Thunderbird Inn, responded to this review

We are pleased to hear your stay with us was enjoyable. We strive to offer great customer service; and if at all possible try to go above and beyond. We look forward to having you back again, possibly for next year's anniversary! More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Our room was very clean, bed comfortable, and the room was spacious. The fridge was a plus for sure. The breakfast has hot and cold selections and was decent for being a continental breakfast. The staff was friendly and helpful and went out of their way to track down the ferry shuttle we had sent for that was running a... More 

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Steven C, General Manager at Thunderbird Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Heather. We strive to provide the best possible customer service in the area as well as clean, comfortable accommodations. We can't wait to have you back again! More 

Eaton Rapids, Michigan
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Clean, spacious rooms with a coffee pot and best of all, a refrigerator! The staff were very nice and helpful. Free breakfast with a variety of food options. Overall a great value for the price. We would definately choose the Thunderbird Inn again.

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Steven C, General Manager at Thunderbird Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property. I am happy to hear that your stay was great and we look forward to seeing you back in the future! More 

Portland, Oregon
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61 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our comfortable stay in this clean motel room. It's off season so we were one of a dozen or so guests. The staff was welcoming and helpful. The room was spotless. This is an older, well kept motel. The pool is undergoing a paint job so it will be ready for summer guests. I'd definitely stay here... More 

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1 Thank Molly M
Steven C, General Manager at Thunderbird Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Molly; we appreciate you taking the time to review the property. I am pleased to hear that your stay with us was enjoyable. We work hard to ensure we provide the cleanest rooms possible. We look forward to you staying with us again in the future if your travels take you to the Mackinaw Area. More 

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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

My wife went to check in an paid for two nights and thought the rooms would be fine just by the look of the outside of the building. Was she wrong. I went to the room number and started to unload the car when my wife out and asked me to come into the room witch looked like it was... More 

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Steven C, General Manager at Thunderbird Inn, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear about your experience with us. I see that you stayed back in August, however this is the first time I have been made aware of the issue. Had I known of the issue sooner, I would have been able to fix the matter. We take all of our complaints seriously and make every effort to... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a Beautiful Boutique Property completely devoted to customer service and clean rooms. We provide all the things you have grown to love and trust from a hotel including free WIFI, free breakfast, an indoor pool, coffee makers, irons and ironing boards, cable TV and much more. We are AAA approved, Pet friendly, AARP accepted, along with many other discounts and very close to all local attractions including the ferry lines and water park. Here at the Thunderbird Inn we welcome everyone with a smile and we are confident you will leave with one. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thunderbird Inn

Address: 146 Old US 31, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9652
Location: United States > Michigan > Cheboygan County > Mackinaw City
Price Range: $51 - $178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Thunderbird Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 48
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Also Known As:
Best Western Mackinaw City
Mackinaw City Best Western
Best Western Thunderbird Hotel
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