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Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry

7271 Main Street, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
+1 800-638-9892
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DO NOT DO VALET PARKING

We figured we would spend the extra $10 a night for valet parking so it would be ready for us when... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
stephade2015
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Clarkston, Michigan
via mobile
On time & good both ways -

The ferry ran on time, and for what it is, it's perfect. Employees seemed happy, and they were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RahimP_1977
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Lansing, Michigan
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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7271 Main Street, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We figured we would spend the extra $10 a night for valet parking so it would be ready for us when we came back from the island. All we were suppose to do was text our claim number 30 minutes before our departure, but we...More

Thank stephade2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ferry ran on time, and for what it is, it's perfect. Employees seemed happy, and they were conscientious of baggage & bikes. We chose it as it was right across from the hotel we stayed at.

Thank RahimP_1977
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Star line has a very friendly staff and very helpful. It was a smooth ride over and back and if you go on one of the earlier boat it will take you under the Mackinac Bridge. The boards are very well kept and look brand-new.

Thank Lovetotravel7315
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ferry ran efficiently and on time. It was clean and the staff were great. I wish we stayed on the island Will use it again

Thank Skimo11
Reviewed 10 April 2017

100% professional from start to finish. Checked our bags at the dock, ,picked them up at the island with absolutely no problems. Beverages available at a nominal fee. On time performance both ways.

Thank MikeStefHalJoJ
Haley C, Customer Service at Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review! We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your time traveling with us to Mackinac Island. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 10 April 2017

This ferry was clean and comfortable, and the crew members professional, friendly and knowledgeable.

1  Thank Alaska_Gator_Girl
Haley C, Customer Service at Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review! We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your time traveling with us to Mackinac Island. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Fun, friendly. Staff was courteous. We asked for suggestions where to eat and drink (where locals go) and they were helpful to point out "out if the way spots. Boarding was easy and trip was smooth.

Thank pargirlpatti
Haley C, Customer Service at Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review!

Reviewed 20 February 2017

Fun time with friends wind blowing in our hair great pictures,great ride.So ready for our summer girl trip and boat ride across

Thank Judy S
Haley C, Customer Service at Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review!

Reviewed 12 January 2017

They were one of the big 3 companies who provide transit to the island, and they did a pretty good job. I am sadden to learn that they will no longer transport passengers. But, the others will pick up the slack I am sure.

1  Thank traveler64055
Haley C, Customer Service at Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving a review. Star Line has purchased the assets of Arnold Transit Company and are continuing to run Classic Ferry service to Mackinac Island. We hope you will come see us this season for another trip to Mackinac Island.

Reviewed 29 December 2016

We stayed at an RV park and the Arnold company had a shuttle that took us to and from the boat (free). Enjoyed the ride and the people running all of it were friendly.More

Thank 4ksu
Haley C, Customer Service at Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review! We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your experience while traveling to Mackinac Island. Arnold Transit Company seized their passenger ferry service, and Star Line Ferry purchased their passenger ferry assets. We will continue their long tradition...More

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k1nacarroll
Is there a service to take you from Pellston Airport to Ferry to Mackinac island?
27 April 2017|
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vegaspatti
Are small dogs allowed on the ferry?
27 December 2016|
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Response from Haley C | Property representative |
All kinds of dogs are allowed on the ferry, free of charge. We just ask that you keep them leashed during the ride and while on the Island.
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starr9003
Hello, I am considering which ferry to take to the island and am wondering if parking at any of the ferries is any safer than the others. It seems that Arnold is the only one that does not mentioned monitored parking, has anyone had any problems with their car in the Arnold lot for a few days?
8 September 2016|
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Response from HMH906 | Property representative |
Our lots are generally very safe, and we rarely have any problems. We do offer both indoor and outdoor secured parking, if you'd prefer. The outdoor lot is $10/night and the indoor lot is $15/night. You can make those... More
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