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Chippewa Hotel Waterfront

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a very comfortable stay at the Chippewa Hotel while on Mackinac Island. Room clean and well kept, staff very helpful, and an excellent location. Easy walk to all restaurants, shops, and ferry terminal on Main Street. We recommend.

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KateD_Mackinac, Social Media Manager at Chippewa Hotel Waterfront, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback. Glad you had an enjoyable stay with us!

Kalamazoo, Michigan
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went here as a family to visit Mackinac Island. Our ferry, the Star Line, docked right next to this hotel. They allowed us to check-in early (we arrived around 11:30am) and we were able to get settled in. The room had one single and one double bed, enough for 3 people. The mattress was soft (almost too soft!) and...

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KateD_Mackinac, Social Media Manager at Chippewa Hotel Waterfront, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to Mackinac Island and appreciate your detailed feedback. Thank you for choosing the Chippewa Hotel Waterfront!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have stayed at several places on the island but this was my first time staying at the Chippewa and I can say that it is my favorite hotel by far. We stayed on the fourth floor in a suite and the room was exceptionally large and unbelievably clean and beautiful. Facing the water you can see down the entire...

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KateD_Mackinac, Social Media Manager at Chippewa Hotel Waterfront, responded to this review

Wow, what a compliment! Looking forward to having you back. Thank you for your review.

Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

I want to thank the management and staff of Chippewa Hotel for a great time. My daughter and I had a great vacation and we actively recommend it to anyone who is even thinking of going to stay on Mackinac island. The hotel is close to everything that you would like to do on the island. You really feel at...

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KateD_Mackinac, Social Media Manager at Chippewa Hotel Waterfront, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your experience on Mackinac Island and at the Chippewa Hotel. We really appreciate your review!

Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Chippewa never stops amazing me. Every time we come it is better then the last. The work they put into this place is evident as soon as it's in site. Everything is immaculate, clean and rooms very comfortable. Service a d food good in Pink Pony and dining room. Great job Chippewa!

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KateD_Mackinac, Social Media Manager at Chippewa Hotel Waterfront, responded to this review

We are so honored by your review! Thanks so much for taking the time to write this. Hope to see you again soon!

Plymouth, Michigan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Stay was Great!! With so many people on the island for the Bell's Beer Bayview Race the staff was very in tune to the needs of all the people there. As busy as the hotel was they treated me and all the guest with respect.

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KateD_Mackinac, Social Media Manager at Chippewa Hotel Waterfront, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! We love hosting during the Yacht Races.

Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed at an one bedroom room for a couple of nights. The room was small but seemed to be recently updated. I had originally thought about paying a little extra to get a room with lake view but was glad to have gotten a room with the view of the street instead which was nice for people watching. Even...

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KateD_Mackinac, Social Media Manager at Chippewa Hotel Waterfront, responded to this review

Hi and thank you or the review! We really pride ourselves on that "B&B feel" you mentioned. So glad you had an enjoyable experience!

Naperville, Illinois
Reviewed 25 January 2017

This is the first time we went to Mackinac Island. We choose this hotel by reading reviews and hoping for the best. We really loved it. It was an excellent location, clean rooms, nice restaurant and friendly staff. We are returning to the same hotel this summer -- no need for us to try a different hotel as we liked...

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KateD_Mackinac, Social Media Manager at Chippewa Hotel Waterfront, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! We are so happy you will be returning this summer!

Reviewed 11 January 2017

Room was fine, but very dated. For the price- we were there in October for a wedding and it was at least $400/night- you expect higher quality. We had a Suite and it was spacious. The harbor views are nice and the Pink Pony is fun.

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We really appreciate your honest review!

michigan
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

I had booked a 2 bedroom suite for this past October 8 months in advance plus aid for the first night. It was unfortunate that when my ex and I separated,and the room was in my name, my ex canceled my room. Now fortunately I was on the island 2 months prior to the reservation and checked in on it....

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KateD_Mackinac, Social Media Manager at Chippewa Hotel Waterfront, responded to this review

We sincerely apologize for the confusion. Glad you were able to quickly find a back-up accommodation and enjoy the Island.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our turn of the century hotel, built in 1902, has all of it's original victorian charm combined with all the modern amenities that resort travelors have come to expect. With it's prime downtown, waterfront location, the Chip is definitely the place to stay. All waterside rooms are large suites with spacious balconies. All suites have been recently updated and feature separate livingrooms, two flatscreen tvs, king or queen pillowtop beds, and wetbar. The lakeside patio features a 25 person jacuzzi hottub. It is home to the famous Pink Pony which has four different dining and drinking experiences. It's sister hotel, the Lilac Tree Suites & Spa features the Lilac Tree Spa for your relaxing enjoyment. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chippewa Hotel Waterfront

Address: 7221-103 Main Street, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
Region: United States > Michigan > Upper Peninsula > Mackinac County > Mackinac Island
Price Range: €132 - €252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Chippewa Hotel Waterfront 3*
Number of rooms: 57
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Street view is also really nice!”
  • Marble-top sink in the bedroom area
  • Front door and a huge mirror inside.
  • Small area next to the sink to keep luggage and hang clothes. Iron and hair dryer included
  • Small bathroom, but well-stocked
  • Single bed, dresser, coffee maker and keurig cups and creamers
  • One single bed, one double, with a unit AC/heater
Jess0615, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“Street side rooms are very nice”
fairwindkap, 4 May 2017 | Read review
“2 Queen Beds”
bonnieb169, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“View of the harbor was worth the ~$250 suite price”
wolijam7, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get a balcony”
FutureGTmom, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
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