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    Clearwater Lakeshore Motel

    11380 US Hwy 23, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9796
    (231) 268-0441
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    Overview
    • Excellent74%
    • Very good21%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “fire pits” (338 reviews)
    “gas grills” (18 reviews)
    “mackinac bridge” (77 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    51 - 55 of 1,105 reviews

    Reviewed 23 September 2017

    The owner sent an e-mail asking me to write a review. Ok, I will. When I booked my 3 day stay I specifically asked for a ground floor room due to the disabled veteran I was traveling with. When I arrived the girl at the...More

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    Response from Clearwater_Lakeshore, Owner at Clearwater Lakeshore MotelResponded 8 October 2017

    We sincerely apologize having missed your request via Expedia, and for our inability to accommodate your request for a first floor room upon arrival. I personally responded immediately to the email you sent after check in. I offered to move you to a first floor...More

    Reviewed 22 September 2017

    I spent the first 11 years of my life in Michigan and lakeside vacations are something I remember with fondness. We live in California now, but returned to meet up with cousins and travel the U.P. and a never before trip to Mackinac Island. I...More

    Thank 933DeniseB
    Response from Clearwater_Lakeshore, Front Desk Agent at Clearwater Lakeshore MotelResponded 8 October 2017

    Thank you for your review of your time spent here! We’re very happy that you chose to stay with us and we hope that if you return from California, you’ll be our guest again! Raquel Front Desk Agent Clearwater Lakeshore Motel

    Reviewed 18 September 2017

    Clearwater Lakeshore Motel is a great place to stay! We loved the lake view balcony; you can open the slider to listen the soothing sounds of the waves. Or, you can sit on the beach in one of the many chairs provided. The nightly beach...More

    Thank IndianaHeidi
    Response from Clearwater_Lakeshore, Front Desk Agent at Clearwater Lakeshore MotelResponded 22 September 2017

    It was a joy to have you with us! We’re very pleased to know that you had an enjoyable stay with us. We’re looking forward to your next stay with us. Raquel Front Desk Agent Clearwater Lakeshore Motel

    Reviewed 18 September 2017

    Place was friendly and convenient. Rooms were painted in dark colors (even the ceiling) but lighting didn't compensate for that. They have bonfire rings out on the beach and will even come light the fire for you (and give you a s'mores kit). I would...More

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    Response from Clearwater_Lakeshore, Front Desk Agent at Clearwater Lakeshore MotelResponded 22 September 2017

    Thank you for being our guest! It’s great to know that you would return – we hope that you will! Thank you for your review. Raquel Front Desk Agent Clearwater Lakeshore Motel

    Reviewed 16 September 2017

    The check-in staff was friendly and helpful. The room was super, with a great view of the bridge and the lake. There is a nice sand beach, with plenty of outdoor seating. We would have loved to had more time.

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    Response from Clearwater_Lakeshore, Front Desk Agent at Clearwater Lakeshore MotelResponded 22 September 2017

    Thank you for your nice review. We hope that if you return, you are able to spend more time here. Thank you for choosing the Clearwater! Raquel Front Desk Agent Clearwater Lakeshore Motel

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Hot Tub
    • Pool
    • Heated pool
    • Indoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 190 - US$ 255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Romantic Hotel in Mackinaw City
    • #1 On the Beach Hotel in Mackinaw City
    • #1 Family Hotel in Mackinaw City
    • #4 Best Value Hotel in Mackinaw City
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 40
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    • Location
    • United States >
    • Michigan >
    • Cheboygan County >
    • Mackinaw City
    • Also Known As
    • Clearwater Lakeshore Hotel Mackinaw City
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    Hotel & Grounds (226)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    beach530
    31 August 2017|
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    Response from Clearwater_Lakeshore | Property representative |
    We do not allow pets or therapy animals on our property. Thank you for your inquiry.
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    bluestlou46
    1 August 2017|
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    Response from Clearwater_Lakeshore | Property representative |
    Yes, there are indeed coffee makers in each room. Raquel Front Desk Agent Clearwater Lakeshore Motel
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    Nicole A
    27 April 2017|
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    Response from Clearwater_Lakeshore | Property representative |
    I've seen a few trying but I've never seen anyone catching anything. I've been told the fishing is good on the Cheboygan River near the dam. That's about 20 minutes south of us. Kim Phillips Owner Clearwater Lakeshore Motel
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    Room Tips
    "Our rooms (we stayed two nights, Wed & Fri) were very comfortable and well decorated. Wed night we had a..."
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    "Bottom floor = noise from above, but it ended early. Loud HVAC - bring your earplugs or turn it off (I turned..."
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    "Get a lakefront room the Sunrise and sunset were both beautiful from the balcony."
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    "Would be great to have beach access from the balconies."
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