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Clearwater Lakeshore Motel

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Minot, North Dakota
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Very friendly staff. Comfortable room. Kids loved the pool while we enjoyed the sunset by the fire. Staff came by to light the fire and made sure there was plenty of wood. Very nice selection for breakfast.

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Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Quaint townhouse motel with beautiful view of Mackinaw Bridge, water & stars!! I loved the balcony, bonfire & beach. Bed was comfortable. The room was tidy, yet confining: still offered modern conveniences. Stairs & hall narrow to navigate with lots of luggage. Front office closed at 10:00pm but stayed a few minutes over to help us! Overall, it has a...

Thank Cheryl S
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We spent two nights at this lovely Hotel. Everyone went out of their way to make sure that our stay was totally enjoyable. we had a small issue with a noisy fan and I've never had anything fixed so quickly in a hotel before.They have a nice buffet breakfast and water in the office anytime you want you can help...

Thank Gordloo
Allegan, United States
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We have been staying at the Clearwater for the past few years and have found it to be one of the best Motels to stay in Mackinaw City. Not only are the rooms up to date and clean but the views are spectacular. Kim, the owner, is very accommodating and is very concerned that you have a good time. If...

Thank Don B
Livonia, Michigan
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The rooms are clean, the beds are comfortable and the views are terrific. Right on the water with a sandy beach, fire pits with plenty of wood and bbq's. We love to stay here and can't wait to come back.

1Thank LuvMackinaw
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for the weekend for a day trip to the Island and it was so great! Clean room, awesome view, loved the fire pits and balcony. We will definitely be back and hope to stay longer next time, we didn't realize just how much there is to do in the area

1Thank Amy C
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 October 2016

What a find! This quiet and lovely waterfront motel is only a mile from the heart of Mackinaw City. They call it a motel but the rooms are of "hotel" quality, each with a covered porch entrance. We loved the pool because it was warm! Walk right in and enjoy paddling around. Jacuzzi was to hot so we were very...

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Battle Creek, Michigan
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We stayed on a Saturday night and the hotel was close to being booked I believe. We have never stayed here before but I love the view and the fact that it has numerous firepits for you to sit by watching the ships pass and sitting by the water. The room was clean and the bed was pretty comfortable. It...

1Thank Jills1067
Holland, Michigan
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Clean and welcoming! Beautiful views! Even had smores supplies bagged up for purchase to use at their well prepared fire pits on the beach! Breakfast was basic- would have liked some healthier choices, but all in all we were blessed to stay here.

1Thank Twhale427
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Reviewed 30 September 2016

The owner was hands on type of person with one mission...to make ur stay great! His staff and him went out of their way with any type of request. Things that simply do not happen from big chains. Clean rooms, excellent views.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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
Price Range: RM114 - RM832 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Clearwater Lakeshore Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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Also Known As:
Clearwater Lakeshore Hotel Mackinaw City
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Mackinaw City
#1 Family Hotel in Mackinaw City
#1 Romantic Hotel in Mackinaw City
#3 Best Value 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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