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Panama City, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time! Island Hotel is very nice as is the staff. Restaurant and Bar is a little pricey but it is a resort place. Very happy with our stay! Location was great with views that were beautiful

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Findlay, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our favorite place on the island. Great view of the waterfront. Close to town center. Nice front porch makes a good spot to rest or watch one of the many weddings that take place on the front lawn. Excellent food in restaurant ( A little slow in seating for breakfast). Ice House fun place for a drink.

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Flint, Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We absolutely loved our first stay at Island House Hotel! The staff was very friendly and accommodating. Several staff assisted me with our stroller. Our room had a gorgeous view! The pool and sauna were enjoyed by the whole family. The outside seating area is excellent. We enjoyed the fire pit and s'mores! We are already planning our next trip.

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Rochester, Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice place to stay, love the location just out of town and across from the marina. Favorite thing about this place is relaxing sitting in the lawn chairs watching island life in the afternoon for a break and then again in the evening with the chimney fires.

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Oshkosh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Super location just two blocks from the downtown. Excellent view of the Harbor across the street. Bike rentals available on site. We bought along our own bikes and they have a bike rack for guests. Two restaurants on site. The 1852 Grill Room has the best dining room view on the island.

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Walker, MI
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this retreat for quilters. I never go anywhere without my husband but to this!!!! Mackinac Island is a historians paradise. The quiet clomp of horse shoes rather than cars is soothing. The air is fresh and the people are very friendly.

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Haslett, Michigan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed at the Island House for several years now and we enjoy our visit immensely each time. The Island House staff is professional and accommodating of guests. The dining room serves delicious food, which we recommend as part of the MAP hotel/dining package. We enjoy that the Island House is within walking distance of town, but isn't right...

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alansehoyan, Guest Relations Manager at Island House Hotel, responded to this review

I love your enthusiasm for Island House Hotel. Thank you for the great review and for sharing some of the reasons that you return each year. We anxiously await your next visit.

Woodbine, Maryland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a magnificent place to stay on the Island! Waterfront room was spacious and yet cozy. Within waling distance of downtown. Wonderful courteous staff. This was a real find and we hope to have the opportunity to return in the near future.

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We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for choosing Island House Hotel and taking the time to share your experience.

Hadley, Michigan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Island House was a great place to stay on the island. We had a wonderful experience there. All employees were friendly and helpful. Our package included breakfast daily. Breakfast was delicious with a beautiful view. We really enjoyed our stay and will stay there again.

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We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. I'm glad that our staff was accommodating and that you enjoyed your breakfast. Thank you for choosing Island House Hotel and for sharing your experience. We look forward to your return.

Clarkston, Michigan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we go to the hotel our room was not ready. Once ready we had very little time to get ready for our event with the K of C mass. The hotel knows the schedule and should accomidate accordindly if they are going to support this event

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Since 1852, guests at the historic Island House Hotel on Mackinac Island, Michigan have enjoyed the escape to a simpler time. Disembarking on the island is truly like stepping back in time. Motor traffic is prohibited on the island, making walking, biking, and horse-drawn carriages the preferred modes of transportation. This family owned National Historic Landmark offers modern conveniences within a historic setting. Open from May through October, there are several packages available to help you plan your perfect island getaway. The island has a long and storied history, beginning with the Native Americans who populated the Straits region, followed by French fur trading. Abundant natural resources made Mackinac Island an important post in the lucrative fur trade and a hub of fishing activity. In the 19th century, tourism became the island’s main industry and today, new generations discover the charms of this quaint resort community. The Island House Hotel has the distinction of being the only hotel located within the boundaries of the pristine Mackinac Island State Park. We look forward to welcoming you to the breathtaking beauty of Mackinac Island, one of Michigan's most photographed and talked about travel destinations. Located between Michigan's upper and lower peninsulas, the Island offers you unforgettable natural and historical treasures surrounded by the sparkling blue waters of the Great Lakes. With an eight-mile circumference, Mackinac Island offers an abundance of attractions for adventurers of all ages. Parasailing, historic tours, hiking trails, narrated carriage tours, horseback riding, drive yourself horse & buggies, shopping, dining and watching world famous Mackinac Island fudge being made. Hotel amenities include: indoor heated swimming pool, air conditioning, evening bonfire for roasting smores, concierge service, onsite bike rentals, as well as excellent in-house fine & family dining at 1852 Grill Room or Ice House Bar & Grill. Today, with our beautifully renovated guest rooms and breathtaking views of the marina and Mackinac harbor, the Island House offers you a timeless escape from everything that's ordinary. From our veranda, discover for yourself why this extraordinary island has beckoned visitors world-wide for over three centuries. In addition to stunning waterfront views, guests choose the Island House Hotel for its convenient location. Far enough from the downtown hustle to enjoy the sounds of horseshoes on the pavement and gentle breezes off the water yet just a short walk to the Mackinac Island’s most popular attractions and shopping. Whether relaxing on the porch or enjoying drinks with friends in the garden, the Island House Hotel delivers the complete Island experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Island House Hotel

Address: 6966 Main Street, Mackinac Island, MI 49757-1410
Region: United States > Michigan > Upper Peninsula > Mackinac County > Mackinac Island
Price Range: RM1,338 - RM1,595 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Island House Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 95
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“Rooms are small but efficient. ”
 of 5 bubbles melodyscott, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Not impressed anymore with the breakfast/meal plan they offer :(”
 of 5 bubbles maryfV8007LP, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I have stayed in a number of rooms and the Deluxe and Premium rooms usually get you a nice view.”
 of 5 bubbles TomS393, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We faced the back and had no issues with noise. ”
 of 5 bubbles kristens679, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Make sure when you take advantage of a package, check to see if it is per night, or per reservation. I stayed multiple nights, as the offer was per night. When I arrived, they didn't want to honor it. I was fortunate enough to have printed off the offer and reservation and brought it with me. ”
 of 5 bubbles Gompers1, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
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