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Island House Hotel

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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“the grill”(71 reviews)
“front lawn”(79 reviews)
“oldest hotel”(21 reviews)
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All reviewsthe grillfront lawnoldest hotelpool housedining roombreakfast buffetrocking chairshistorical hotelgreat view of the harborindoor poolclose to downtownprime ribthird floorbike rentalsold world charmrooms are smallthe wait staff
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel was a great hotel experience for our family Spring Break vacation! Very nice rooms & accommodations with well trained staff who were all very nice. An outdoor pool & direct beach access as well. We will be back for sure!

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Reviewed 19 June 2017

Recently visited the Island House to visit my son and stayed a couple of nights. All I can say is Wow, what a beautiful place. The views sitting on the large front porch are unmatched and the food is incredible. Had all my meals at...More

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Response from GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Island House HotelResponded 1 July 2017

We are happy you had a nice time. We take great pride in our restaurants and the food we serve, so it is very exciting to hear you chose to dine with us throughout your stay! Our bike shop attendants also thank you for the...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018

Great place to stay on the island! Full view of the harbor from the front porch. No place on the island is inexpensive but if one books the top floor (ceilings are contoured with the roof), its one of the best deals on the island....More

1  Thank Judy H
Response from GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Island House HotelResponded 9 March 2018

Thank you for the great review, Judy! Booking the 4th floor queen room is a great deal. The TR4Q is on the floor floor and due to our historic nature the elevator can only service floors one through three, requiring stairs to the fourth floor....More

Reviewed 11 February 2018

Island House Hotel is a wonderful place to stay. Room was clean and spacious. Although Mackinac Island is set for ‘back in time’, IH has updated rooms with all the conveniences of modern day. I had a view of the marina, well worth it! A...More

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Response from GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Island House HotelResponded 12 February 2018

Thank you for the great review! We pride ourselves in providing modern conveniences without compromising our historic charm. Waking up to a view of the water is a fantastic way to start your Mackinac Island day. Chef Phil creates the menus for the 1852 Grill...More

Reviewed 7 February 2018

We had stayed at a lot of hotels on the island, but decided to check out the Island House. Now we wish we had found it sooner. It’s the perfect location, and has so much to offer. Great restaurants with outdoor seating available, a pool,...More

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Response from GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Island House HotelResponded 9 March 2018

Thank you for the great review! Our great location just outside of the downtown business but just a short walk to the best dining, shopping, attractions and nightly and our many amenities make for the perfect Mackinac Island experience. We are so glad that you...More

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Pool
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
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Business Centre with Internet Access
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US$247 - US$463 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$247 - US$463 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Jeanette B
29 March 2018|
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Response from Lucille W | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Very comfortable.
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debbie k
18 August 2017|
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Response from Nickolas R | Reviewed this property |
Riding a bike, 10 minutes. We walked in less than 40 minutes, but we went up to Huron road to look at those houses, the Governor's mansion and then down to the Grand. I think the direct route through downtown is half that... More
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Nicole S
17 June 2017|
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Response from Laura S | Reviewed this property |
We used Star Line ferries, and they will even Valet park your car for just $10 per day. You can purchase ahead of time online at their website, or at the dock.
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"It was wonderful to have a harbor view. We had a king bed and requested a fridge and they were able to..."
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"Don't expect the cookie cutter rooms that you find in modern motels. These rooms are all furnished in..."
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"If you have difficulty navigating stairs, these 2 bedroom suites are not for you. Access is outside wooden..."
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"Harbor view rooms are worth it!"
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