We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

BEST WESTERN PLUS Dockside Waterfront Inn

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 1 more site!
Professional photos
BEST WESTERN PLUS Dockside Waterfront Inn
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

710 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for BEST WESTERN PLUS Dockside Waterfront Inn
See the most recent reviews
Showing 707: English reviews
Novi, Michigan
Reviewed 12 November 2015

We stayed here at the end of October(23,24th) and were happy with our room. Clean and in nice shape. large breakfast area in the morning. great location to downtown. staff was very friendly. We will definitely be putting this at the top of our places to stay as we visit a few times every year.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Shelbymann
Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

We had a lakefront room on the main floor. It was quiet even tough the hotel seemed to be sold out. Beds & pillows were great! The breakfast the next morning was just okay. The coffee was horrible. I should have just made toast. Staff was friendly even with being very busy upon check in.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Dawn M
Kitchener, Canada
Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

I've read many Trip Advisor reviews throughout the years and depend on ratings and traveller reviews to plan my vacations, like many do. My spouse and I were excited to visit Mackinaw City for a week and enjoy our end of summer vacation. We booked our reservation with the Best Western Dockside Inn back in May of 2015, anticipating our...

 Report
Helpful?
7Thank kptraveller17
Jenison, Michigan
Reviewed 28 October 2015

This is the third year in a row that we have chosen this hotel for our Fall trip, and once again we were VERY pleased with our accommodations! The room we were given was clean and comforting. The breakfast bar had many choices, and the hours were such that even my wife, who likes to sleep in, was able to...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Alan B
Waterloo, Iowa
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Some of the motels in Mackinaw City are closed in October, but the BW is open and is CHEAP for a 4+ star motel. Room rates are about $59-$79 and full hot breakfast is included. Motel is within walking distance to all boats and downtown.

Review collected in partnership with Best Western
 Report
Helpful?
Thank OldPerson42
Tybee Island, Georgia
Reviewed 24 October 2015

My husband and I highly recommend this hotel. The room was great - large with a beautiful view of Lake Huron. Bed and pillows were very comfortable, housekeeping very detailed. Good internet reception in room. Front desk was friendly and informative. We will stay here again on our next trip to Mackinaw City.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Kathy M
Maybee, Michigan
Reviewed 24 October 2015

So many excellent features at a great price! Our first fall trip there as we usually go in the summer. Room was amazing with a spectacular view. Never had to notify the office of any concerns. Breakfast bar had something for everyone and was always stocked. Staff keep breakfast room clean and organized. Pool and hot tub very clean and...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank karen w
Reviewed 21 October 2015

My wife and I were very impressed with the room and the beds that we had at the price we were able to get it for. I would stay here again but I would do it in the summer instead of the fall as the breakfast room was too cold. Other than that the breakfast was good.

Review collected in partnership with Best Western
 Report
Helpful?
Thank James M
Strongsville, United States
Reviewed 21 October 2015

We have been going to Mackinaw for a few days at a time for about ten years and now primarily go in the fall. Cannot beat the price, location and cleanliness of the Best Western Dockside in Mackinaw. We switched to the Best Western about 3 years ago. The heater was awesome as the temperature dropped to below 40 degrees....

Review collected in partnership with Best Western
 Report
Helpful?
Thank Sharon H
Chigoland, IL
Reviewed 19 October 2015

Nice hotel right on whe water. All rooms have balconies or patios. About a 4 block walk to the central tourist area of Mackinaw City full of restaurants, shops, and bars. All rooms open to an outside corridor not an indoor hallway. This can make the walk to the indoor pool interesting when the temperature drops into the 30's as...

Review collected in partnership with Best Western
 Report
Helpful?
Thank lexus333

182 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (155)
Viewed
View from Room (22)
Viewed
Room/Suite (35)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (34)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (9)
Viewed
Bathroom (8)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (46)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (27)
Viewed
Dining (7)
Viewed
Bathroom (3)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (5)
Viewed
Room/Suite (7)
Viewed
Other (5)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Mackinaw City
0.5 km away
Baymont Inn & Suites Mackinaw City
0.7 km away
Clarion Hotel Beachfront
Clarion Hotel Beachfront
#14 of 39 in Mackinaw City
577 reviews
0.2 km away
Hamilton Inn Select - Beachfront
Hamilton Inn Select - Beachfront
#29 of 39 in Mackinaw City
795 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.1 km away
Comfort Inn Lakeside
Comfort Inn Lakeside
#17 of 39 in Mackinaw City
195 reviews
0.9 km away
Mackinaw Beach and Bay - Inn & Suites
11.2 km away
BEST WESTERN Harbour Pointe Lakefront
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN PLUS Dockside Waterfront Inn

Address: 505 S Huron St, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
Region: United States > Michigan > Cheboygan County > Mackinaw City
Price Range: RM374 - RM1,395 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Dockside Waterfront Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 113
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Hotels.com and Travelocity so you can book your BEST WESTERN PLUS Dockside Waterfront Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Best Western Dockside Waterfront Hotel Mackinaw City
Best Western Mackinaw City
Mackinaw City Best Western
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Mackinaw City
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from BEST WESTERN PLUS Dockside Waterfront Inn staff and other travellers.
4 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (4)

Questions? Get answers from BEST WESTERN PLUS Dockside Waterfront Inn staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Rooms are comfortable and clean and had a nice view from our room.”
 of 5 bubbles glendasailor, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room near the elevator if steps are an issue.”
 of 5 bubbles SandyD280, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ground floors rooms have walk out access to the beach on the lake side. Upper level lake side rooms have balconies.”
 of 5 bubbles 346hollyt, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Chose a lake front just for the view”
 of 5 bubbles 490rickd, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“ask for rooms facing the bay unless you want to swim. Swim area is near registration”
 of 5 bubbles charlesh824, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay