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Clarion Hotel Beachfront - Mackinaw City - Bedroom
Free Wi-Fi
Hamilton Inn Select Beachfront - Mackinaw City - Lobby
Free Wi-Fi
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Thunderbird Inn
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Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Free Wi-Fi
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Top tips for finding Mackinaw City hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Mackinaw City, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in Mackinaw City in February and November.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Mackinaw City if you stay on a Sunday. The opposite is true for, Thursday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 21 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Mackinaw City hotel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Mackinaw City found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $80, while the most expensive was $339.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Mackinaw City for 1 day.
  • Hamilton Inn Select Beachfront delivers a unique dining experience for those visiting Mackinaw City. There is an onsite restaurant, bar/lounge, and complimentary breakfast for guests consisting of hot meals and beverages. The property is located close to other dining areas which serve a wide selection of foods including Italian cuisines, seafood like shrimp, and desserts.
  • Mackinaw City has some vibrant sandy beaches populated with dunes that beach lovers will enjoy visiting. Some hotels worth checking out include Clarion Hotel Beachfront, which offers guests private beach access, and Riviera Motel. Both establishments are beachfront hotels and offer multiple additional amenities to make your stay comfortable.
  • A stay at Best Western Plus Dockside Waterfront Inn provides those visiting Mackinaw City an eccentric experience of the city’s radiant nightlife. The establishment has a nightclub on the property that hosts live performances that provide guests with evening entertainment. The hotel is situated near an array of tourist attractions, restaurants, and bars that guests can enjoy visiting and can also get a peek into the local culture.
  • Crown Choice Inn & Suites Lakeview & Waterpark has increased accessibility to facilities on the property for low mobility guests. Accessible units are wheelchair friendly and located on the ground floor. Toilets in the rooms have grab bars and lowered sinks, the bathrooms are well adapted and there is an elevator to access the upper floors.
  • If you want to try luck in casinos during your trip to Mackinaw City, consider staying at Parkside Inn Bridgeview. The hotel offers various amenities including a free casino shuttle for guests and easy access to a nearby casino equipped with slot machines and card games where you can keep yourself entertained.
  • For all those who love some waterpark fun, you might want to get a hotel that has a waterpark. There a few good hotels around Mackinaw City that have a waterpark inside them, but some of the highly rated ones include Crown Choice Inn & Suites Lakeview & Waterpark, and Bridge Vista Beach Hotel & Convention Center.
  • If you’re traveling to Mackinaw City for business, you might want to book a hotel that allows you to do that. Features such as wireless internet and a workstation are essential. The good news is that Clarion Hotel Beachfront has exactly that. Other stand-out amenities include a free newspaper on weekdays as well as a fitness center and pool for whenever you need to take a break. It’s also conveniently located along South Huron Street.
  • Any couples traveling to Mackinaw City will be happy to hear that there are a good number of hotels that are perfect for a weekend away. A good option worth checking out is American Boutique Inn - Lakeview. They have a pool, breakfast in bed, and outdoor balconies in some rooms.
  • If you enjoy a little spa treatment, you might want to book a hotel that has a resort. Holiday Inn Express Mackinaw City is a good option to consider and in addition to the spa, they also have a fitness center, indoor pool, and cable or satellite TV.
  • For those who love museum tours, you might want to stay somewhere close to Mackinaw Bridge Museum. Some good hotels around that area include Best Western Plus Dockside Waterfront Inn and Thunderbird Inn, which are both under a mile away from the museum. They are highly rated and have some of the best amenities, including a swimming pool, bar and lounge, as well as free internet, so you are almost guaranteed to enjoy your stay.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Mackinaw City

  • Which hotels are near Fort Michilimackinac?

    If you want to stay near Fort Michilimackinac, consider staying at Holiday Inn Express Mackinaw City or Parkside Inn Bridgeview. Both options are located only a short walk from Fort Michilimackinac and offer numerous amenities including laundry facilities, indoor pools, and cable and satellite televisions in the rooms.

  • Which hotel in Mackinaw City offers outdoor activities?

    Outdoorsy travelers in Mackinaw City will appreciate a stay at Clarion Hotel Beachfront. Guests on the property can enjoy hiking the nearby trails, fishing, golfing, cycling, and horse riding. There are also barbecue grills that guests can utilize, a garden, and outdoor patios where guests can relax and soak up the sun.

  • Which hotels are recommended for a more scenic experience of Mackinaw City?

    Parkside Inn Bridgeview is an ideal base for travelers who want more of a scenic experience of the city during their visit. It offers selections of private rooms equipped with balconies where you can enjoy stunning lake views or inner courtyard views. Riviera Motel is another option that has rooms that offer inner courtyard views, landmark views, lake views, and an outdoor pool with a view of the surrounding.

  • Which Mackinaw City hotels have fitness centers?

    For those who want to keep up with their workout routine while visiting Mackinaw City, check out Comfort Inn Lakeside or Baymont by Wyndham Mackinaw City. Both hotels have well-equipped fitness centers where you can comfortably work out during your stay.

  • What options do I have if I am looking to stay in Mackinaw City with the kids?

    If that’s the case, you might want to go to a family-friendly hotel. Hamilton Inn Select Beachfront is an amazing option and has a no-smoking policy as well as plenty of fun activities that the whole family can enjoy, such as mini-golf and fishing. They also have free internet and cable TV.

  • Are there any pet-friendly hotels in the area?

    If you plan on traveling with your fur baby, you’ll want to choose a hotel that allows guests to check in with their pets. Holiday Inn Express Mackinaw City is one place you should look out for because they allow pets to accompany guests and even have the right facilities to ensure their comfort.

  • What are some of the budget-friendly hotel options?

    Those traveling to Mackinaw City on a budget will be happy to hear that there are plenty of budget-friendly hotels around Mackinaw City. Super 8 by Wyndham Bridgeview of Mackinaw City is a good example of a hotel that doesn’t hurt your wallet and still has great amenities such as cable TV, an indoor pool, and even a private beach.

  • Which options do I have if I am looking for a hotel with a pool?

    If you enjoy swimming, then you’ll be happy to hear about the various hotels that have either indoor or outdoor swimming pools. Best Western Plus Dockside Waterfront Inn is a good example, with its indoor pool as well as other amenities, such as a spa and wellness center and a restaurant.

  • What are the best hotels near Mackinac Bridge?

    Travelers who like staying near Mackinac Bridge recommend Super 8 by Wyndham Bridgeview of Mackinaw City, Holiday Inn Express Mackinaw City and Riviera Motel.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Mackinaw City?

    The average price of a double room in Mackinaw City is $233, but it varies considerably depending on location, facilities, and seasonality. In the last 3 days, KAYAK users have found double rooms for as cheap as $60.

  • Which freebies do KAYAK users look for when booking a hotel in Mackinaw City?

    KAYAK users look for a hotel in Mackinaw City with free breakfast or free parking. Top-rated options with free free breakfast in Mackinaw City include Baymont by Wyndham Mackinaw City and Holiday Inn Express Mackinaw City, while popular hotels with free parking in Mackinaw City include Americas Best Value Inn Mackinaw City and Thunderbird Inn.

  • Which amenities do KAYAK users look for when booking a hotel in Mackinaw City?

    The most sought-after amenity KAYAK users looked for in their hotel in Mackinaw City is: pet friendly.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Mackinaw City?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central Mackinaw City districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Mackinaw City city center.

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Mackinaw City hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Mackinaw City that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Holiday Inn Express Mackinaw City, Clarion Hotel Beachfront and Hamilton Inn Select Beachfront.

Where to stay in Mackinaw City?

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