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History, nature, and entertainment are foundations of life in Mackinaw City, Michigan. The Great Lakes and the Mackinac Bridge offer great views for guests at Mackinaw City hotels. Hotels in Mackinaw City give visitors water views while close to prime shopping areas. Hop on a ferry to Mackinac Island, or catch a tour of the city with Mackinac Old Time Trolley Company. Options for hotels Mackinaw City include family suites and bed and breakfast inns.

Mackinaw City Quick Picks and Tips


The views and attractions in Mackinaw City make it an attractive destination for meetings and conventions. The Bridge Vista Beach Hotel and Convention Center and Best Western Dockside of Mackinaw City accommodate large gatherings.


Mackinaw City is famous for its many candy and fudge shops. Sample the sweet treats at specialty at shops like Aaron Murdick's Fudge and Joann's Fudge. Grab a popcorn snack at Mackinaw City Popcorn Factory, or stop in for a meal at the elegant Lighthouse Restaurant.


Festivals draw visitors to hotels in Mackinaw City year round. The Fall Shoppers Festival is in October, and the International Ironworkers Festival is held each summer. The Bridge Walk takes place on Labor Day and Christmas in Mackinaw City is a guaranteed celebration.


Mackinaw City has boutique shops scattered throughout the city. Find Petoskey stones at The Twisted Crystal, and combine shopping with entertainment and dining at Mackinaw Crossings.

Major Points of Interest

Four historic state parks, including the Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse, Fort Mackinac, and Mill Creek, surround Mackinaw City hotels. These sites host tours and offer educations exhibits to visitors.

Recently Rated Mackinaw City Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
Days Inn & Suites-Mackinaw City-Bridgeview Lodge
3.4 / 5
31 reviews
2 stars $55
Baymont Inn & Suites Mackinaw City
3.6 / 5
18 reviews
2 stars $75
Clarion Hotel Beachfront
3.6 / 5
70 reviews
3 stars $65
Days Inn Mackinaw City - Lakeview
2.7 / 5
34 reviews
2 stars $54
Thunderbird Inn
3.3 / 5
45 reviews
3 stars $69
America's Best Value Inn
3.3 / 5
87 reviews
2 stars $59
Fairview Beachfront Inn and Waterpark
2.7 / 5
12 reviews
2 stars $57
Bridge Vista Beach Hotel & Convention
3.2 / 5
20 reviews
3 stars $80
BEST WESTERN PLUS Dockside Waterfront Inn
3.4 / 5
13 reviews
3 stars $76
Bayside Hotel of Mackinaw
3.0 / 5
20 reviews
2 stars $65

Mackinaw City hotels

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Featured Mackinaw City Hotels

From $65

1 Clarion Hotel Beachfront

3 stars
3.6 / 5 70 reviews

905 S. Huron Map

Family fun abounds at beachfront Mackinaw City hotel The Clarion Hotel Beachfront in Mackinaw City is located on the shore of Lake Huron. Guests of all ages enjoy the hotel's private beach,... More

Nice hotel with lake front beach.
This hotel was nice with great views of Lake Huron. The beach in front of the hotel had a nice sandy beach and the hotel provided chaise lounge chairs for free. Free wrist bands were provided to...
Aug 21, 2014
From $80

2 Bridge Vista Beach Hotel & Convention

3 stars
3.2 / 5 20 reviews

1027 South Huron Avenue Map

Northern Michigan's premier hotel and convention center, with Mackinaw City's largest indoor water park. Enjoy the incredible views right from your own private balcony or relax on our sugar sand... More

family getaway
Stayed one night only, met up with family after the Chicago to Mac isle race. Nice place to stay and will use it next year.
Jul 31, 2014
From $69

3 Thunderbird Inn

3 stars
3.3 / 5 45 reviews

146 Old US 31 Highway Map

Golf Package

Mackinaw City, at the tip of Michigan's mitten, has long been the gateway to great things like lakes, voyages, adventures, and discoveries. Today Mackinaw City and Mackinac Island are two of the... More

Good night stay in great location
We just needed a place to stay for the night because we spent most of the day at Mackinac Island anyway. It's a decent place, there's free wifi and the free breakfast was good enough. The beds are...
Aug 18, 2014
From $57

4 Fairview Beachfront Inn and Waterpark

2 stars
2.7 / 5 12 reviews

907 S Huron St Map

Macinaw Citys most affordable beachfront inn. The Fairview Beachfront Inn and Waterpark is located directly on beautiful Lake Huron and a private sandy beach overlooking Mackinac Island. You are... More

Run down
Great location but our room was on the side building and looked very dated. Small room. Dirty carpet. Bad breakfast and sad indoor water park. Glorified sprinklers. Beach was beautiful but will not...
Aug 8, 2014
From $55

5 Days Inn & Suites-Mackinaw City-Bridgeview Lodge

2 stars
3.4 / 5 31 reviews

206 North Nicolet Street Map

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Relax and enjoy your stay in Mackinaw City at the Days Inn and Suites Bridgeview Lodge. The convenience of a great location coupled with fabulous amenities are sure to please. We guarantee a great... More

Great staff
I had a couple of small problems, they cleared them up and made things better. Nice location, good comfort, but a great staff
Aug 24, 2014
From $65

6 Bayside Hotel of Mackinaw

2 stars
3.0 / 5 20 reviews

726 South Huron Map

Family-friendly hotel minutes from Mackinac IslandLocated in Mackinaw City, the Bayside Hotel of Mackinaw is just a five-minute walk from the ferry terminal that runs to and from Mackinac Island.... More

Quick getaway
We went to explore the city and island and also enjoyed our stay. Pool/hot tub/ sauna/ waterpark were all nice to have. Breakfast was typical free hotel breakfast, with long lines. Overall enjoyed...
Jul 25, 2014
From $56

7 Waterfront Inn

2 stars
3.2 / 5 60 reviews

1009 South Huron Ave. Map

Familyowned and operated the Waterfront Inn continues to pride itself by offering clean and comfortable beachfront hotel rooms at an affordable price to visitors of Mackinaw City and Mackinac Island. More

Night in Mackinaw
First off when we first checked in, the staff gave us keys to an already occupied room which was extremely embarrassing. When I went back to tell them they were barely apologetic. The room was...
Jul 16, 2014
From $54

8 Days Inn Mackinaw City - Lakeview

2 stars
2.7 / 5 34 reviews

825 South Huron Ave Map

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Chairmans Award Property We feature rooms overlooking Lake Huron, free continental breakfast, free in-room WIFI, indoor heated pool, direct access to Mackinaw Island Ferry. Days Inn Lakeview... More

not happy at all
Not happy for the price we paid. The A/C didn't work, shower/bathroom was old and there was no bathroom vent fan. There was a small window that would open in the bathroom, but there were campers...
Aug 21, 2014
From $59

9 America's Best Value Inn

2 stars
3.3 / 5 87 reviews

112 Old US Highway 31 Map

Golf Package

Summer family fun at Mackinaw City hotel with pool and free breakfast The America's Best Value Inn in Mackinaw City is a few blocks from the downtown shopping district, across the street from a... More

good price for location
This is your average hotel, they could use some updates to make it more pleasing to the eye, and a microwave in the room would be nice. Also extended breakfast time would be nice cause everyone is...
Aug 18, 2014
From $76

10 BEST WESTERN PLUS Dockside Waterfront Inn

3 stars
3.4 / 5 13 reviews

505 S Huron Avenue Map

Going off the grid doesn't mean you have to be miles away from civilization when you select this incredible Mackinaw City hotel. BEST WESTERN Mackinaw City redefined what an "airport hotel" really... More

Nice beachfront hotel!
This hotel was a big surprise. I thought it would be just a regular boring place, but it was literally right on the beach. The room was newly redone and very clean and spacious. And it was in an...
Jul 29, 2014
From $54

11 Super 8 Bridgeview of Mackinaw City

2 stars
3.2 / 5 15 reviews

601 N Huron Ave. Map

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100 Percent Smoke Free Property. 500.00 USD Penalty for anyone who does not follow non smoking policy. Our property has 1,000 ft. of beach front directly across the street, best picture taking spot... More

Mackinaw for Mustang Stampede
We stayed for the Mustang Stampede from July 17-20. The room was clean, the beds were very comfortable and the fridge was COLD!!!! We enjoyed our stay and will be back next year!
Jul 21, 2014
From $54

12 Quality Inn & Suites Beachfront

2 stars
2.8 / 5 22 reviews

917 S. Huron Dr. Map

Suites with panoramic view of Mackinac Island, Grand Hotel, and Bridge available. FREE continental breakfast and Belgian waffle station in our first floor Garden Breakfast Room. Elevator, indoor... More

Great Location
The location was great, very close to Mackinac Island ferries. Also, there is a small beach behind the was clean and comfortable, overall a great place to stay.
Jun 10, 2014
From $73

13 Mackinaw Beach and Bay

2 stars
3.9 / 5 61 reviews

929 South Huron Ave. Map

All-suites resort on the lake is a great family getaway Built in 2009, the Mackinaw Beach and Bay All Suites Resort is located on the shore of Lake Huron in Mackinaw City. All accommodations are... More

Not that good ... But not bad either
This was a most average hotel that could use an update. The advantage is that the rooms offer 2 bedrooms, fridge, microwave; which is nice or families. The hotel is on the sandy beach, with a nice...
Jun 16, 2014
From $63

14 Knights Inn Mackinaw City

2 stars
3.3 / 5 8 reviews

412 N Nicolet St. Map

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Looking for lodging with clean, comfortable rooms, plus easy access to both shopping and transportation to Mackinac Island. You have found the right place. The Knights Inn Mackinaw City offers... More

Don't stay here
The room was aged and smelled really bad. Quite uncomfortable, big mistake. Time to shut this place down or completely rebuild the property.
Jul 21, 2013
From $90

15 Holiday Inn Express MACKINAW CITY

3 stars
3.5 / 5 33 reviews

364 Louvigny Drive Map

Mackinaw City Hotel's Guests Love Scenery, Attractions & Evening Entertainment Tucked away on the northern edge of Michigan's Lower Peninsula, the Holiday Inn Express® Mackinaw City hotel is your... More

Never again Holiday Inn
I always stay at Holiday Inn if there is one around in a city and this has been the worst ever mainly due to the bed and the night time staff. Location was fine and thankfully heater was working....
Apr 20, 2014
From $64

16 Comfort Inn Lakeside

2 stars
3.4 / 5 5 reviews

611 S. Huron Ave. Map

Lakefront Rooms with private balconies offer great views of Mackinaw Island and Straits of Mackinac. Sandy Beach, FREE continental breakfast, indoor pool and whirlpool on premises. Walking distance... More

great location and great view
The hotel offers walking convenience to downtown and is a great value.
Jun 10, 2013
From $52

17 Ramada Mackinaw City Waterfront

2 stars
2.9 / 5 15 reviews

723 S Huron I-75 Map

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Ramada Mackinaw City Waterfront is located just a half mile off Interstate 75, directly on the beaches of beautiful Lake Huron. In addition to the private beach there is a heated indoor pool, 2... More

Great hotel = great vacation
This is the second time we stayed here. Rooms are very clean, great location to walk to the ferries, shops, Fort and bridge. Breakfast was the standard waffles, eggs, sausage, cereal and breads for...
Oct 12, 2013
From $54

18 Super 8 Macknaw City/Beachfront Area

2 stars
3.1 / 5 23 reviews

Central & Huron Map

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* Super 8 Lakefront is one of Mackinaw City's premier lodging facilities * We have achieved the highest AAA rating in the area for over-all excellence * Located on Lake Huron * Guests... More

no shower curtain!
Overall, hotel was okay. First, the lady that checked us in gave us wrong directions to our room...she pointed across the parking lot, our room was above the lobby! Shower curtain was missing,...
Jun 18, 2014
From $63

19 Comfort Suites Mackinaw City

2 stars
3.8 / 5 8 reviews

720 S. Huron St. Map

Mackinaw city's largest indoor waterpark in hotel with water guns, climbing nets, tunnel slides, double slides, spiral slides, tipping nets, geyser jets and crawl tunnels. Oversized heated indoor... More

Worst customer service ever!
Appalled! This winter our family was driving around the area trying to get rid of the winter blahs and decided to treat our kids to an evening at the water park here. We called for a room 1 hr...
Mar 11, 2014
From $75

20 Baymont Inn & Suites Mackinaw City

2 stars
3.6 / 5 18 reviews

109 S. Nicolet Street Map

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Conveniently located off Interstate 75, this Baymont Inn and Suites Mackinaw City is near Pellston Regional Airport, Kewadin Shores Casino, the Jack Pines Lumberjack show, the Hill Creek Discovery... More

Good Place
This hotel lacate very covinient area. Macknaw Crossing is very close this hotel.
Aug 24, 2014