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Moran Bay Motel

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14 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we went last year for the first time and we stayed at moran bay motel. we loved it. it was very affordable and clean. there was a tv fridge and coffee machine. I NEED COFFEE lol. the gental man running the front desk was very polite and nice as well. it is walking disstance to everything. FREE WIFI. also a... More 

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Allegan County, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Had a great three day stay. Rooms are clean and cozy. Great view of the bay. Nice park across the street for kids to play. Nice swimming beach at park. Would stay there agian. Host is very nice. Whith in five minutes walking to down town. Lots of the things to see and do downtown.

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Tim M, Owner at Moran Bay Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. We try hard to make all our guests stay enjoyable and comfortable. Thank you for your stay with us. Hope to see you again. More 

Butler, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We have stayed at The Moran Bay Motel for the past 5 yrs, very pleased with our rooms and oh what a view...... Breath taking sunset and sunrise. Highly recommend to family and friends. We ride motorcycles, and the owner TIM is very accomodating to us and our friends. All were happy.

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Tim M, Owner at Moran Bay Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Carol. It's always good to see your group each year. We try to accommodate all our guests the best way we can, as I would be treated . Thank you again and see you next time. More 

Winter Haven, Florida, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Amazing view from large new picture windows! Very convenient location close to everything. The room itself (#8) was small, but clean, with a comfortable queen sized bed. The carpeting looked fairly new - nice table & chairs - older TV & furniture with not much charm, except for a cozy white quilt on the bed. Maybe it was too early... More 

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leroy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Had stayed at this motel last year. On a whim we decided to visit St. Ignace once again (one of our very favorite Michigan towns) and was pleasantly surprised to know this motel was still open for the season considering it was late October. We actually received the same room as when we stayed last year! Again, the room did... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My granddaughter and I were traveling across country and stopped into St. Ignace before heading down to southern Mi to visit family. Moran Bay is a jewel, the owner was helpful and friendly and I enjoyed visiting with him. Our room was nice, nothing fancy, has an "up north" feel and I liked that. I had no problem falling asleep... More 

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Baraboo, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The owners are very pleasant. I was able to book a room for four days and then add another day with no problem. The bed is comfy and the pillows are fluffy. The water pressure is awesome! Since it's on a hill there is level parking in the back.

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Chicago, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We were pleasantly surprised by this small motel, it was everything we wanted for our St.Ignace stay. It is short walk to shopping, restaurants, and the ferries out to the islands. It is also pretty close to the only grocery in town.. Owners are friendly and helpful, the rooms are clean and comfortable. You can't ask for more than that..

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Thank gurnie
Oak Park, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Caveat emptor! Potential for updated furnishings and professional personnel, as yet unrealized. We decided to try this motel based on positive online reviews and price, but were disappointed upon arrival. Staff seemed confused, office and room meager and worn. We were unable to get room fee canceled after explaining that we were deciding not to stay. Has a view of... More 

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Tim M, Owner at Moran Bay Motel, responded to this review

We are sorry we did not meet your expectation. We are a safe Motel with no problems in the 11yrs. we have owned the motel. When a reservation is cancelled upon arrival we have a cancellation fee of 1 night room rate which is standard in the industry. As can be seen by all reviews we have clean and comfortable... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We stayed over the July 4th weekend so the rates were a bit higher but we were very glad we chose the Manor Bay. It was certainly an excellent choice and value for us for the holiday weekend. The motel sits up on a hillside overlooking the bay so the views are about all one could hope for in the... More 

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
9 Clean and comfortable rooms with a MILLION $ VIEW of Mackinac Island and Lake Huron.All rooms are SMOKE-FREE. Close to ferry lines, restaurants, shopping. Free WI-FI,small refridg.,In-room coffee, C/CTV. Sorry No Pets. Visa, MasterCard, and Discover accepted. Open Mid-April-Nov.1. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Moran Bay Motel

Address: 500 US Hwy. 2 West, P.O. Box 341, Saint Ignace, MI 49781
Location: United States > Michigan > Upper Peninsula > Mackinac County > Saint Ignace
Number of rooms: 9
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