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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 14 August 2013

Proprietor Terry took time to provide customer service. When an extra day opened up, he called. The rooms were clean and the area quiet and safe. We walked or took the courtesy bicycles everywhere. Residential area is within a couple of blocks or beach, ferry, downtown shops and restaurants and even not far from the Fort state park. Rooms were...

Thank Dawn D
Reviewed 13 August 2013

We stayed here one night on our way to the Upper Peninsula. It's a popular little place and walking distance to the downtown core as well as the lake and the ferries to the island. The owner is super friendly and helpful. The place is clean and nicely decorated. The only downside is the the rooms are very, very small....

1Thank CanadaMoi
Mackinac Island, Michigan
Reviewed 3 August 2013

Great service , very clean rooms and very affordable price Great location and cozy Very recommended for all your needs in 1 place , and the owner will assist you with all your travel planes Thank you Terry !

Thank Alex L
Reviewed 2 August 2013 via mobile

This place lived up to our expectations after reading all of the reviews online. It's nice and cozy. It's clean and the beds are comfortable. Terry was very helpful giving us recommendations of where to eat and what to do. Good value. Thanks!

Thank Marcylw
Frankenmuth, Michigan
Reviewed 14 July 2013 via mobile

This was a great stay for our last day of a week long family trip. We only stayed one night. We were in the lighthouse room. The room has two bedrooms and a bathroom. They are small, but who cares your not spending anytime in them. It was clean and the people are friendly. The garden was beautiful and it...

2Thank Heidi R
Fargo, North Dakota
Reviewed 10 July 2013

This place was recommended by some locals we met while on a trip to MC. We were unfamiliar with it and didn't compare prices or reviews. This was a really nice place, and cheap, too. The sort of family run place that makes you want to stay at a family run place! Only after our stay did I check out...

3Thank carinac820
Reviewed 17 June 2013

My best friend, daughter and I stayed there on a friday and saturday night. I have to say I had the best time there. Terry the owner was so nice and down to earth not to mention had us laughing so hard my stomach hurt! The other guest were amazing and funny and we had a blast sitting around the...

4Thank spangss
Marion, Indiana
Reviewed 5 June 2013

We found the Lamplighter to be cozy and very clean. The owner,Terry was very friendly and helpful in every way possible. We really enjoyed our visit. The landscape was filled with beautiful flowers that we loved seeing when we walked out the door each morning.

2Thank 713Wanda
Cincinnati, OH
Reviewed 30 April 2013

My husband and I took our first trip to Michigan last summer, traveling to a different destination around the coast every couple days. We had the pleasure of staying at the Lamplighter Motel. The owner was super friendly, and the evenings around the firepit with other guests at the hotel was a pleasant way to end the evening. The room...

1Thank loganohio
Reviewed 17 October 2012

A group of 10 of us stayed at this motel from October 5 to 7. The owner, Terry, will bend over backwards to make your stay pleasant. We were in walking distance of two blocks to the downtown Mackinaw City shopping and restaurant area and close to the ferries to Mac Island. The rooms are themed, though small. My husband...

3Thank PaulaJD

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come and enjoy personalized service in a family owned business. Our rooms are clean and comfortable. We are within walking distance to island ferry docks, downtown shopping area, restaurants, and the Mackinaw Crossings. The Mackinac Bridge and fort are only a short stroll away. A children's play park is next door. With our location you can take in all that Mackinaw has to offer without driving your car. We are the only motel in Mackinaw City that is in the middle of the residential area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lamplighter Motel

Address: 303 E Jamet St, P.O. Box 719, Mackinaw City, MI
Region: United States > Michigan > Cheboygan County > Mackinaw City
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Lamplighter Hotel Mackinaw City
Lamplighter Motel Mackinaw City
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Mackinaw City
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“Up North theme room--in the corner which was nice and quiet”
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