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Clearwater Lakeshore Motel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Huntsville, Alabama
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

My husband and I stayed there for 2 nights in May. It had an awesome set up with a king bed, full bath, kitchen, living area and small dinette. The best part was the view overlooking the lake and Mackinac Bridge!!! There was a separate breakfast room and another building with and indoor pool. It is locally owned and operated...

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Clearwater_Lakeshore, Front Desk Agent at Clearwater Lakeshore Motel, responded to this review

We are very happy that you and your husband had a nice stay with us. It was a joy to accommodate the both of you! We hope that if you find yourselves travelling through Michigan again, that you'll be our guest! Thank you for your kind review. Raquel Front Desk Agent Clearwater Lakeshore Motel

Wyoming, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved the location and the view of the bridge. It was our families first time visiting and we absolutely couldn't choose a better hotel. The staff was very friendly. Waking up and looking outside to the view was so pretty.

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Clearwater_Lakeshore, Front Desk Agent at Clearwater Lakeshore Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review for us. We are so glad that you enjoyed your first stay. We'd like to invite you for a second visit if you return to Mackinaw City again. Thank you for being our guest! Raquel Front Desk Clearwater Lakeshore Motel

Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We've stay a few different times now. Clean and comfortable, close enough to town yet out of traffic area. Loved our views of the lake. In the past we also stayed in July and the fireworks from the balcony was enjoyable overlooking the Bridge. Staff was polite and helpful....discounted our boat ride to the Island.

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Oxford, Michigan
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

First stay the Clearwater Motel. Friendly staff. Nice accommodations. Stayed on the second floor. Room was larger than expected. Loved the bonfire as they have several areas reserved for guests just need to be down there to go hold a spot but that was never an issue. Beautiful view across the water of the Mackinaw bridge. Will stay again next...

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Clearwater_Lakeshore, Front Desk Agent at Clearwater Lakeshore Motel, responded to this review

We’re happy that you enjoyed your first stay with us! We have six fire pits along our private beach that are for our guests’ use only, and we’re happy that you enjoyed them. We’re looking forward to having you as our guest again! Raquel Front Desk Agent Clearwater Lakeshore Motel

Saint Cloud, Minnesota
Reviewed 22 January 2017

What a pleasure it was to end our Michigan vacation at Clearwater Lakeshore Motel. Located near the edge of town, with a great view of the bridge and a lovely beach, we were able to relax and enjoy each day we spent here. Our kids loved the pool and the variety of pool toys available for use. We also loved...

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Clearwater_Lakeshore, Front Desk Agent at Clearwater Lakeshore Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for being our guest! It’s great to know that you and your whole family enjoyed your visit with us, since that is what we hope for all of guests! We hope that you will be our guest again and we appreciate your review! Raquel Front Desk Agent Clearwater Lakeshore Motel

Royersford, PA
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We had a beautiful room overlooking the lake. There were fire pits on the beach at night. It was quiet and peaceful and included breakfast. It was really close to down town but not really walkable there. We left something of sedimental value behind and they saved it for us and were happy to ship it to us. I was...

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Clearwater_Lakeshore, Front Desk Agent at Clearwater Lakeshore Motel, responded to this review

We’re happy that you enjoyed your stay! It was no trouble at all to return your item. We’re glad that you got it back. Thank you for your review and we hope you’ll join us again! Raquel Front Desk Agent Clearwater Lakeshore Motel

Lansing, Michigan
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for one night in mid-Oct as a staging spot before taking the ferry to Mackinac Island the next morning. The place was clean, well-equipped and perfect for our needs. It also has a cool view of the bridge from all of the lakeside rooms. Nice view considering where the motel is located on the south side of...

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Clearwater_Lakeshore, Front Desk Agent at Clearwater Lakeshore Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a nice and detailed review for us! Your photos of our property are very nice and we appreciate that you included them! We apologize again for the mix-up that you experienced with your room charge, but we are happy that we were able to speedily fix the mistake for you. That’s too...

Rochester, MI
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The hotel room we had was an older room, it was small but clean. The service was impeccable though. Everyone we came in contact with was friendly and helpful. The bonfire pits were wonderful and the owner (i believe) came around and made sure the bonfire was lit and we were in need of anything. It was a great hotel...

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Clearwater_Lakeshore, Front Desk Agent at Clearwater Lakeshore Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review for us and for joining us during your stay in Mackinaw City. We’re looking forward to having you as our guest again! Raquel Front Desk Agent Clearwater Lakeshore Motel

Marshall, Michigan
Reviewed 30 October 2016

we enjoyed returning to the Clearwater. Friendly staff, clean rooms, great view of the beach and lake from the balcony. This motel is at the end of a long string of motels with the woods on one side of the property so it's quiet. We enjoyed the beach bonfire at night. The wood and lighter is already set for you...

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Clearwater_Lakeshore, Front Desk Agent at Clearwater Lakeshore Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for being our guest! We’d also like to thank you for your kind review. It is very nice to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope that you will be our guest again in the future! Raquel Front Desk Agent Clearwater Lakehsore Motel

Zeeland, Mi.
Reviewed 22 October 2016

This was our first stay at the Clearwater. The staff were very friendly from check-in through check-out. Our room was clean and the bed was comfortable. Very quiet. Plan on staying again when we return to Mackinaw City.

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Clearwater_Lakeshore, Front Desk Agent at Clearwater Lakeshore Motel, responded to this review

We’re delighted that you found our staff to be friendly, as we most certainly try our best to be! We appreciate your five star review and your patronage. We hope that your next stay with us is very soon! Raquel Front Desk Clearwater Lakeshore Motel

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
  • Pool
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Clearwater Lakeshore Motel

Address: 11380 US Hwy 23, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9796
Region: United States > Michigan > Cheboygan County > Mackinaw City
Hotel Class:2 star — Clearwater Lakeshore Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 40
Also Known As:
Clearwater Lakeshore Hotel Mackinaw City
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Mackinaw City
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Mackinaw City
#1 Romantic Hotel in Mackinaw City
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“Ask for a first floor room if you have trouble carrying your suitcases up a flight of stairs.”
Zeeland_Mi_Rusty, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Lake front rooms are quieter. If able, pick the second floor (no elevator).”
nessren13, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for bottom level. I'm not sure all rooms have the separate little room but it was great for friends traveling together.”
breedlove, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get a beach front room on the main floor for optimal viewing pleasure.”
haywoodhaven, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I would definitely request a Lake side room with a view of the Mackinaw Bridge on the 2nd floor.”
msuchocki, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
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