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Ohio
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a real great bargain, restaurant, sports bar, and directly across from the ferry to the island. We spent two nights here and enjoyed really good meals and service at the Sports Bar. My suggestion would be to move the table and chairs outside the rooms (corner patio) to the grassy area. There are several rooms affected by late... More 

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Downing
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5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a night their w/friends on a motorcycle adventure. Nice people, clean rooms and good food at the restaurant. What else could a guy ask for. Would definitely stay their again. Only thing was their were no oriental restaurants in the area so I could get my food fix.

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Lowell, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

First time I stayed and I will definitely be back. The room had a comfortable bed, nice little table and fridge. It was a spacious room probably could have used another piece of furniture. Very clean....Had a problem with TV getting stations but would not discourage from retuning. The price was phenomenal. ...Staff friendly. Would recommend.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

The entire establishment is literally gleaming, it is so clean! We stayed in a "fancy" hotel the night before last, and the Driftwood blew them away! The service, the food and convenient location to great stuff to do made our trip amazing!

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Midland, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

We've stayed here several times over the last 5 years. It's cheap and clean. The bathroom in our room was updated which was nice. Large bathroom and closet/changing area which is good for shedding clothes especially if you're on a motorcycle (which we were) or snowmobile. Deck out front of our room with a bench so we could sit out... More 

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hannah2-7, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review us. We are so pleased that you were happy with the cleanliness and price of our rooms and enjoyed the amenities. Thank you for your past patronage. We hope that you are able to return again soon! More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Very much enjoyed the entire stay at the Driftwood Motel. Some friends and I were on a motorcycle trip around Lake Michigan and our last night was in St. Ignace. The Driftwood looked like the perfect place to stop for food, "beverages" and some shut-eye. Staff was excellent! Will definitely stay here again. Thank you for being so accommodating.

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Thank michiganwanderer2016
hannah2-7, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are always happy to hear from satisfied guests. We hope that you will allow us the opportunity to be your host again in the future! Thank you for your patronage! More 

Pataskala, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Three couples on a motorcycle trip through WI, UP, and lower MI. This motel is perfect for those on motorcycle or snow machine trips. While the decor may be dated to some, it is reasonable for the target audience and the price is right. The sleeping area is a bit small, but the bathroom and adjacent area is a bit... More 

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Thank BigDaddyCVO
hannah2-7, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the great review. We hope you will visit us again as soon as you can and as often as you are able. Thanks again! More 

Saint Ignace, Michigan
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

I went out to my car to get my laptop just to write this second glowing review several years later. Driving home from a long week's business trip in Detroit. Three "business class" motels (noisy, not very clean) in Gaylord quoted me THREE TIMES as much for a mediocre room. I drove another 60 miles to come "home" to the... More 

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Thank Ira M
hannah2-7, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the great review. We appreciate your patronage, past and future! Please visit again soon! More 

Bellefontaine, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Very slow drain in sink. Room quite small. No towel bar in bathroom near sink. WiFi was worth no more that it cost. I'm surprised that the outside ice machine passes health dept inspections. The ice scoop hangs on a chain outside the machine , the top of the machine has not been cleaned in my lifetime---GROSS !!!!

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Thank Buckeye1966
hannah2-7, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate your comments and have looked into and attended to each of your concerns. More 

Worthington, Indiana
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Group of six rented this house. Bedroom 1 had one queen. Bedrooms two and three had two long twin beds. Clean, great location, full kitchen, zero issues. Can opener did not work, housekeeper brought replacement within a very reasonable amount of time. Small deck with view of ferry boats, ice just across parking lot. Very reasonable rate. Would not hesitate... More 

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Thank Gary K
hannah2-7, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review for the Snowflake Cottage. We are so glad that you had an enjoyable stay. We hope that you can visit us again soon. Thank you for your patronage. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Open year around. Directly across from ferries to Mackinac Island on Bus. Loop I-75. Our exceptionally clean, comfortable non-smoking rooms offer cable TV w/remotes, in-room refrigerators and coffeemakers, phones, all ground floor rooms, some with lake views. Pets welcome w/approval. Restaurant and Sports Bar adjacent serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, and cocktails. Come dine on our new covered patio overlooking the Straits of Mackinac and Mackinac Island. Complimentary casino shuttle and tokens. Game room and ATM on site. Located within a block of shopping district, sandy beach with picnic area, and museum. On snowmobile/ATV trails, close to ski trails and Little Bear East Ice Arena and Convention Center. NEWLY UPGRADED WIFI--STATE OF THE ART ... more   less 

Additional Information about Driftwood Motel

Address: 590 N. State St., Saint Ignace, MI 49781
Location: United States > Michigan > Upper Peninsula > Mackinac County > Saint Ignace
Price Range: $35 - $70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 27
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Saint Ignace
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