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.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Star Motel

Certificate of Excellence
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Manistique
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
Show Prices
View Map
Add a photo
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow

138 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 135: English reviews
Start your review of Star Motel
 Click to rate
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We have stayed here many times over the years have not been disappointed. $25 less than others in the, same limited amenities, very nice people and clean as I said. Our room even has a view of the lake

Thank rhodasunshine
Houlton, Wisconsin
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Basic, clean motel. Comfortable bed & really nice view of Lake Michigan. I stayed there in July 2016 and arrived when it was dark, after a very long drive. Due to lack of lighting in the parking lot I wished it would have been easier to find my room. It would be helpful if there was some lighting in the...

1Thank PChef1
United States
Reviewed 7 September 2016

If you are looking for big screen tv and fancy furnishings look elsewhere, but if you just want an inexpensive clean comfortable place to sleep this place will fit the bill. There is coffee but no breakfast - for this price buy your own

Thank George H
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

A pleasant old motel of brick, limestone, chrome, blonde furniture, and simple comfort. It is one of my favorite motels in all of the Upper Peninsula. My family stayed here frequently on family trips in the 1990s, and I'm glad I can return, and virtually nothing had changed. It is a motel with many of its original furnishings and fixtures...

1Thank Matthew Q
Brookfield, Illinois
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Friendly staff, rooms are spacious and have been updated...the motel is on Lake Michigan with limited views of the lake from various rooms. Nice backyard to relax in and boardwalk is a short walk away. Clean

Thank Susan S
Southfield, Michigan
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Perfect location on lake side of Route 2. Large, clean and very comfortable room. The grounds are very nice. The reception room has menus of places to eat. If you are looking for a place to stay between here and there, this is the spot. Very reasonable price also.

Thank LindaandEllen
Sand Springs Ok
Reviewed 2 August 2016

This was our second stay here, we had a single bed room, so it was quite spacious. the bathroom was also roomy. The room has casement windows on both sides of the room, so when the weather is nice, you can have plenty of fresh lake air to enjoy. There is an air conditioner to use, but we never needed...

Thank sstraveler
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We stay at this hotel every year on the way to a family gathering. As mentioned in many other reviews, the Star is spotlessly clean. It is family run and friendly. The rooms are large, and the decor is simple but comfortable with plenty of vintage charm. One thing many people don't mention is that the rooms all include a...

1Thank findeerror
St. Louis, MO
Reviewed 19 July 2016

During a visit to Manistique, my daughter and I spent 4 nights at the Star Motel. It is probably a two star property, but they do "basic place to lay your head" perfectly. This property is spotless....ceiling fans, bathroom fans....there is not a speck of dust or dirt on anything in the room. The good - CLEAN, cheap, close to...

Thank adavis_STL
Prudenville, Michigan
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Every time we come to Manistique we always stay at the Star motel. We always request rooms 1, 2 or 3! Rooms are spotless! The lady and her son who own the motel are very nice! Make sure you take a walk to the water, always fun to pick up driftwood! We'll be back!

Thank dbanchoff

57 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (57)
Room/Suite (19)
Hotel & Grounds (10)
Pool/Beach Area (4)
Family/Play Areas (1)
View from Room (8)
Bathroom (2)
Other (13)
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Manistique hotels
0.7 km away
Quality Inn & Suites
Quality Inn & Suites
#5 of 7 in Manistique
75 reviews
1.5 km away
Comfort Inn Manistique
Comfort Inn Manistique
#4 of 7 in Manistique
100 reviews
3.7 km away
Budget Host Inn Manistique
Budget Host Inn Manistique
#6 of 7 in Manistique
65 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.4 km away
Econo Lodge Lakeshore
Econo Lodge Lakeshore
#3 of 7 in Manistique
101 reviews
Show Prices


  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Star Motel

Address: 1142 E Lakeshore Dr, East Highway US-2, Manistique, MI 49854-1691
Region: United States > Michigan > Upper Peninsula > Manistique
Number of rooms: 11
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 Star Motel staff and other travellers.
2 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Star Motel 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

“Ask for rooms 5 - 7”
PChef1, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the East end for a view of Lake Michigan”
guavagirlKW, 8 Oct 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are accessible with parking in front of your door.”
MargaretB354, 6 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Stay in rooms 1-10 to get the best lake wave sounds in your window at night”
TravelerGEO, 9 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Room number 4 was very nice. Cafe across the road was good.”
golfnetyme, 8 Aug 2015 | Read review
5 of 5