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    Thunderbird Inn

    146 Old US 31, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
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    Overview
    • Excellent22%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Airport Transportation
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    Pets Allowed
    Business Centre
    Self-Serve Laundry
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 197 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    We never got a chance to stay at The Thunderbird Inn, as we arrived on Friday to checkin and they couldn't seem to find our reservation. They told me they were at capacity for the evening, and tried to get us to check out the...More

    1  Thank mama_kenyon
    Response from TBirdMackinaw, General Manager at Thunderbird InnResponded 2 days ago

    I'm sorry you had difficulties at our property. You did book a reservation for the following day (Saturday) and had called to add Friday as well. In talking with my front desk staff, you had called to add on the extra day and was asked...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Arrived Saturday and had a queen sofa room... very outdated and had a horrible smell.. went to front desk and asked if we could change rooms the next day.... staff very friendly and couldn't do enough for us. Switched rooms the next day and it...More

    Thank gklittle500
    Response from TBirdMackinaw, General Manager at Thunderbird InnResponded 2 days ago

    We're sorry to hear that your first room was not to your liking; however I am pleased to hear that we were able to move you to a different room for the remainder of your stay.

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Stayed here for one night while traveling through Michigan. It's perfectly fine for a good nights sleep. Clean rooms, nice covered pool, friendly staff, good location. I'd stay here again. The only problem that I had was that the mattress cover kept popping off. A...More

    Thank MaryEllen B
    Response from TBirdMackinaw, General Manager at Thunderbird InnResponded 2 days ago

    I'm pleased to hear that your overnight stay with us was comfortable. We strive to provide clean rooms for all of our guests. I'm sorry to hear that your sheets we're popping of the bed. Unfortunately, we have pillow-top mattresses and the extra padding does...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Very good stay, clean, close to all amenities, the front were nice and checked in to make sure we had everything needed and the woman that ran breakfast, does an awesome job! It was like a breakfast buffet comparing it to restaurants! Well worth the...More

    1  Thank Gina D
    Response from TBirdMackinaw, General Manager at Thunderbird InnResponded 2 days ago

    Thank you for the glowing review. I'm so happy you enjoyed your stay and of course our breakfast. We look forward to having you stay with us again in the future.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Hotel staff was nice and helpful. This hotel, however, is in a serious need of updates. Our room was pretty much taken from a movie from the 80's, and the bathroom needed some maintenance. The hotel is located about 5 minutes from the ferries to...More

    Thank Galileo08
    Response from TBirdMackinaw, General Manager at Thunderbird InnResponded 2 days ago

    Thank you for taking the time to review us. I wish you would have gone into more detail as to the maintenance issues in the bathroom. Unfortunately, if we don't know about a problem we can't fix it. We don't hide the fact that we...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Concierge
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 67 - US$ 155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 48
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    • Location
    • United States >
    • Michigan >
    • Cheboygan County >
    • Mackinaw City
    • Also Known As
    • Best Western Mackinaw City ,
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    • Best Western Thunderbird Hotel
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    Mary P
    5 May 2017|
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    Response from TBirdMackinaw | Property representative |
    Yes, there is a one time, non-refundable pet fee of $25. Also, please call us directly at 231-436-5433 to book a pet friendly room.
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    dlandrews28
    11 September 2016|
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    Response from Vmika | Reviewed this property |
    I don't know you would have to call the hotel
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    Jazlynn H
    4 September 2016|
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    Response from Tracy G | Reviewed this property |
    5 minute drive to the ferry terminals in Mackinaw city. you could easily walk it.
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    "Ground level for motorcycle riders."
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    "There are only a few pet friendly rooms but ours was near the back and quiet."
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    "all rooms were accessible situated on the ground floor"
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    "Great value for your money. I would recommend to friends and family."
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