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Ramada Mackinaw City Waterfront

2.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Beach area was weedy and strewn with garbage. Hallways had spiders and webs. No place to hang towels anywhere.

very run down, when we checked in hotel staff spoke about us in another language - assumed they were making fun of us. (rude). hallways smelled. Bed was ok. did have extra pillows. would check out other places next time.

As you first walked in the guest entrance there was a funny smell. After you were in the room we didn't smell it. The room was large and clean! Good food on the included breakfast buffet-eggs would be the only additional item I would suggest. Price was not bad for lake front-but it was too cold to swim-so that feature not necessary. All told good place to stay!

I felt the hotel may not have lived up to the Ramada standards I have experienced. It was clean and quiet. We had a nice view. By the time we went to the pool, late, there were usually no more towels. The 4 days we were there I never say scrambled eggs, just biscuits and gravy. It was an ok stay, but I probably would go somewhere else next time we are in that area.

The hotel was very clean and location was great. The staff demonstrated excellent customer service.This is the second time we have stayed in the location.

Location was good. Room was clean & family enjoyed the trip.

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 toasting. We will continue to stay here.

Convenient location, friendly and helpful staff. Quiet room with all necessary amenities, including frig and micro. Pool was warm but hot tub was much too hot. Would stay here again.

Room was clean, comfortable. The pool and hot tub were clean. Enjoyed the beach. And close to ferrys.

Arrived to very friendly staff. Room was ready. Walked in and had to try three light fixtures before finding one that worked. Room smelled damp, musty and smoky. Bathroom counter was dusty, and scummy around edges. Beds felt like box springs. We slept (or should I say did no sleep) one night. It was so bad, that despite having paid for two nights we abandoned the room and sprung for a $375 room at the Chippewa on the island for night 2. (They thankfully had a cancellation). This hotel needs help!

We forgot our toothpaste...the ladies at the front desk gave us free samples they had behind the desk. The location was perfect...walking distance to everything from the ferry boats to the shopping/eating areas. Beautiful location. The beds and pillows were a little too firm for our taste, but otherwise, the value was good.

We were here for an overnight while traveling to Canada. The hotel is older,but in good shape. Located within walking distance to the Island ferries. The hotel breakfast was actually across the street at another hotel.

Great hotel and great price. This was so close to everything. Had a very pleasant experience.

Hotel was in a nice location, very close to the Mackinaw Ferries and downtown Mackinaw City. But Hotel had a spider infestation, all over the outside and we had about 30 on our balcony. Asked front desk to clean up balcony so we could sit there and got an attitude. We went and bought a can of bug spray and took care of them. But they were in hallways, doorways, around the outside...very disgusting. I guess they have a problem with them in the fall but it would have been nice to not have to clean up our own balcony.

our first night stay was not in the room we paid for.

Great for what it was for, rest and fun

Hotel was in a great location although it was a bit deceiving from the ad we saw to book the hotel from.IT definately was not a new hotel...staff didn't know where the breakfast would be...breakfast did not start when it said it would....hot tub was luke warm actually the pool was warmer. Probably would not stay therea again.

We really enjoyed the beach front view. Close to all the shops. An excellent place to vacation.

For as much as this hotel charges for a room, I expected it to be better. The room had a terrible odor that seemed to be coming from the bathtub/shower, specifically the bathtub floor which was a dirty light brown. The bathroom walls were moldy. After a decent night's rest (beds seemed clean), the complementary breakfast was appalling. All refrigerated items (milk, fruit salad, yogurt, etc.) were left out with no method to keep them cool. In fact, the yogurt was placed over a hot waffle iron. I can only imagine it is a matter of time before someone gets sick. Overall, I would not stay at this hotel again.

Nice location on the waterfornt in Mackinaw City. Also just a few hundred feet from the ferry services and within walking of all the shopping, dining and everything. It was very quiet at the hotel and it was very clean. The room was very roomy, great private balcony. There was a bonfire on the beach each night that was really nice. A no frills hotel, but clean, peaceful and wonderful views and location to everything.

723 S Huron Ave Mackinaw City MI

Hotel highlights

  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Private beach

Ramada Mackinaw City Waterfront places you within a 10-minute stroll of Animal Tracks Adventure Golf and Mackinaw Manor Haunted Mansion. This 42-room hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like free breakfast, a private beach, and an indoor pool. Spy Quest Laser Maze and Mackinaw City Dock are a short walk away.


Dining

Free continental breakfast is included with your stay and awaits you each morning.


Rooms

All 42 air-conditioned rooms provide free local calls. TVs come with cable channels, and free WiFi keeps guests connected.


Property features

Guests of Ramada Mackinaw City Waterfront enjoy a private beach, an indoor pool, and a fitness center. You can take advantage of free parking if you drive. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with sightseeing, directions, and local dining recommendations. Other amenities at this beach hotel include free WiFi in public areas, a business center, and free newspapers.

Room options

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

Queen 1 | Sleeps 2

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Lakeside

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for Ramada Mackinaw City Waterfront

Everyone (2) Couples (11) Family (6) Friends (1)
2

first time at a ramada and wasn't impressed.

Everyone

Beach area was weedy and strewn with garbage. Hallways had spiders and webs. No place to hang towels anywhere.

By , from Royal Oak, MI on Jul 31, 2017

3

located on very small beach area

Everyone

very run down, when we checked in hotel staff spoke about us in another language - assumed they were making fun of us. (rude). hallways smelled. Bed was ok. did have extra pillows. would check out other places next time.

By on Sep 19, 2016

4

nice and convenient!

Couples

As you first walked in the guest entrance there was a funny smell. After you were in the room we didn't smell it. The room was large and clean! Good food on the included breakfast buffet-eggs would be the only additional item I would suggest. Price was not bad for lake front-but it was too cold to swim-so that feature not necessary. All told good place to stay!

By on Sep 26, 2015

3

43 anniversary

Couples

I felt the hotel may not have lived up to the Ramada standards I have experienced. It was clean and quiet. We had a nice view. By the time we went to the pool, late, there were usually no more towels. The 4 days we were there I never say scrambled eggs, just biscuits and gravy. It was an ok stay, but I probably would go somewhere else next time we are in that area.

By on Aug 25, 2015

3

good stuff

Couples

The hotel was very clean and location was great. The staff demonstrated excellent customer service.This is the second time we have stayed in the location.

By on Oct 13, 2014

3

last minute family trip

Families

Location was good. Room was clean & family enjoyed the trip.

By on Sep 3, 2014

4

great hotel = great vacation

Couples

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 toasting. We will continue to stay here.

By on Oct 12, 2013

3

comfortable getaway

Couples

Convenient location, friendly and helpful staff. Quiet room with all necessary amenities, including frig and micro. Pool was warm but hot tub was much too hot. Would stay here again.

By on Sep 14, 2013

3

good stay

Families

Room was clean, comfortable. The pool and hot tub were clean. Enjoyed the beach. And close to ferrys.

By on Aug 31, 2013

2

this was very disappointing

Couples

Arrived to very friendly staff. Room was ready. Walked in and had to try three light fixtures before finding one that worked. Room smelled damp, musty and smoky. Bathroom counter was dusty, and scummy around edges. Beds felt like box springs. We slept (or should I say did no sleep) one night. It was so bad, that despite having paid for two nights we abandoned the room and sprung for a $375 room at the Chippewa on the island for night 2. (They thankfully had a cancellation). This hotel needs help!

By on Jul 31, 2013