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Mackinaw Beach and Bay - Inn & Suites
Ranked #9 of 39 Hotels in Mackinaw City
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Fits your Basic needs!”
Reviewed August 12, 2013

Very plain decor, but the beds were comfortable, clean and one larger bedroom with a queen bed and one smaller room with a king bed divided with the bathroom in between, The bathroom between the two sleeping Areas allowed for a little privacy for my daughter and her family and Grandma and Grandma. We had a very small balcony facing the lake. Flat screen tvs were nice, but couldn't get HBO. Internet connection was impossible for me to get on. breakfast was good, Didn't have time for pool as we spent our time on the Island, Went out to the beach, there Are much nicer beach areas. Staff was nice, but couldn't explain the Internet issues,
Decent view, but not spectacular. Lobby almost empty of furniture, no place to sit and relax, Large parking lot, Quiet location and rooms were pretty quiet.We all slept pretty well and that's the bare minimum, I wanted to stay somewhere more modern, but couldn't find any rooms! It was fine,

Room Tip: Beach area is nothing to look at, also higher floors I think see less of the beach, Beach furniture...
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Michigan
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Reviewed August 12, 2013

"Clean, well-kept rooms. A+ on the housekeeping!! I received the exact type and location of room I asked for, even though my reservation was made only a week or so before our stay, AND it was a holiday weekend. That was impressive and helped make it an outstanding family vacation weekend. This place is perfect for families with older kids since the rooms are divided into 2 separate rooms by the bathroom/kitchenette area. Gives both parents and kids a bit of privacy. Good hot breakfast. Great location! Only complaint would be the inability to get extra towels in the evening for the next morning. With the price paid for the room, that shouldn't have been a problem. Overall, a great weekend!"

Room Tip: All rooms face the water/beach. We were on the 4th floor and had a balcony room, which gave us a pe...
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
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Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
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25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed August 12, 2013

We stayed at the beach and bay recently, and loved it!

Rooms were large, clean and comfortable. Beautiful view of island and bridge. Staff was friendly, cleaning crew did an amazing job. A short walk from the Arnold ferry, minutes from downtown, bridge, and Michimillimac. Pool was busy but clean.

I would like to echo the two constant concerns:

Breakfast is bad, really bad.

The beach is not all sand, there is a wetland in between the sand and the water.

Overall though, we loved it, and I'm sure you will too.

Room Tip: Get the water view, it's worth it.
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Troy, MI
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed August 10, 2013

This owner has a poor attitude. From the first time we spoke on the phone, I told him the rate was better on line than he was quoting me. His response was that he does all the on line posting and I was mistaken. Invited him to ck his computer to see what I was seeing at the moment, and he declined. Made me mad, but I caved:( In our week stay there, fire alarm went off several times, 2 early morning wake up calls we never placed, and never an apology. Even though we had a little one, couldn't bring back some morning morsels to the room cause of "hotel policy." Traveled a lot, and never heard that one. When he asked how we heard of his hotel, he was argumentative with me about the validity of TripAdvisor (which had him rated well with good reviews). Didn't understand that all. Guy just doesn't get it. Liked the suite, and a great view, with ok beach. Pool was dirty, and waterfall did not work! We will not be back to this hotel again

Room Tip: The higher the room, the better view of the bridge
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 10, 2013

We very much enjoyed our stay at this hotel. The management is SUPER! THANK YOU! Very kind, helpful, and courteous. GREAT CUSTOMER SERVICE!!!
The room was very nice and clean. The breakfast was very good.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
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Mackinaw city michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 6, 2013

No control of a.c. In room. Water barely hot even at all hot! Hallway no a.c. But thermostat showed it to be 87 degrees. One day it was only 79. The breakfast room had no a.c. And no door to open to let in cooler air. First day totally full most have been 80's made me Iill due to health problems. When arrived bathroom had hair sink in tub and long black hairs draped on towels ck! Repeatedly keys lost code. The Spielberg look alike at desk. Condescending to age 60 and daughter 30. acted like we had no idea how to operate key cards. finally came up and reset door no problems after manually resetting door. Recoded cards 4 times keep getting locked out ! Went to pool no waterfall as showed on site not on or broke 26 month twins would have loved if it worked.when you pay over 1000.00 for 5 nights expected more. Also had to keep getting towels not enough for 5 people. They said they only give 4 towels due to thief . Make print out for maids that show how many guest in suites . Lake view nice! No ice bag 3 days no cups acted like we were being because we wanted a well cleaned and stocked room. Not impressed by hotel staff at front desk only one not with attitude was a very nice young blonde girl! No wish to come back due to poor service and hot rooms hallway and breakfast area. When you pay this kind of money first time never had a suite where you had room control over your a.c.. 74 too hot for me!

Room Tip: Stay some where else,
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Lewis Center, Ohio
Level 6 Contributor
159 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed August 5, 2013

My family made a reservation here solely based on Trip Advisor reviews and the reviews were spot on.We had a suite with plenty of room and a nice view of the water from our own deck.The breakfast area is quite large with plenty of items to choose from to start your day and save you some money.The only concern could be the beach area.It is mostly grass with plenty of geese and seagulls to keep you company.Most people do not go to Mackinaw City for beach anyway and it is next to the Arnold transit ferry boats to get to the island.There is a waterpark 3 doors down that is included in the price that is perfect for kids of any age

Room Tip: All rooms face water so it is all good but check out the indoor pool and game room
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Additional Information about Mackinaw Beach and Bay - Inn & Suites

Property: Mackinaw Beach and Bay - Inn & Suites
Address: 929 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9500
Location: United States > Michigan > Cheboygan County > Mackinaw City
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Mackinaw City
#7 Romantic Hotel in Mackinaw City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Mackinaw Beach and Bay - Inn & Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 71
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