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Rainbow Motel

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  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
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2.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Could not have been happier. After a horrific experience at Days Inn Lakeside, Laurie and Tom restored my faith in humanity. Clean and comfortable rooms. Front desk staff Laurie/Tom could not have been more efficient and accommodating. Great price ! You will be treated like...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2017

Arrived here around 9pm without a reservation. The front desk people were very nice, gave us a choice of rooms and charged the same price as found online. Check in was quick and we were given coupons and a map of the area. Room was...More

Thank bailey d
Management response:Responded 12 June 2017

We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We strive to make each experience with us a pleasant one. We look forward to seeing you in the future. Safe travels. Todd & Laura

Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

This is our pick when in MC. We've stayed in other hotels in the city and Rainbow is by far our favorite.Its the cleanest with the friendliest staff. It's a no frills Mom and Pop Motel with an awesome in door pool. Its an easy...More

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Management response:Responded 7 June 2017

Thank you for your awesome review. We pride ourselves on quality and friendliness. Customers come as quests and leave as friends. We are grateful for you taking the time to review our property, without guests like you our success would not be possible. Enjoy your...More

Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

We can't give more than 2 stars even though this is a pleasant place. Virtually no amenities...no coffee in room was a BIG lacking...shower was very weak. It's just an old building that needs continual updating...they started on the exterior. Location is very good and...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2017

We went to Mackinaw for a girls trip. It was me, My daughter and granddaughter. We had a great room. Staff was awesome and it was very close to town and Starbucks was just down the street!!!! We only had one major complaint!!! When we...More

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#3 Family Hotel in Mackinaw City
#6 Romantic Hotel in Mackinaw City
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#6 Romantic Hotel in Mackinaw City
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Lesly S
2 May 2017|
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Response from Jazseven | Reviewed this property |
The beds are newer mattresses and are comfortable! I'm super picky about my pillow firmness so next time I will bring my own. This is such a hidden gem! Staff was so polite and helpful! This is the cleanest hotel/motel I... More
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Donna A
23 April 2017|
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Response from tymetraveler222 | Reviewed this property |
It depends one the size of the room, per beds. And time of year...season. Very reasonable pre/post season. 40 for most rooms. very basic motel. Very clean and well kept. Much higher during the summer season.
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Cynthia S
22 January 2017|
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Response from tymetraveler222 | Reviewed this property |
They open around the 3rd week in May and close in mid to 3rd week in October.
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"Room 106 is the best."
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"walking distance of donwtown area and across from Star ferry line"
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"bring your own pillow, some rooms only have a small shower stall; others have a tub with low shower head"
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"we ask for end rooms & have wider parking for our long pick up"
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