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Clearwater Lakeshore Motel

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Bartlesville, Oklahoma
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218 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This is not your ordinary motel. It consists of separate 'houses', each with 4-6 rooms. One house has an ice machine and a coke machine outside with two rooms dedicated to the breakfast that is available in the morning. Our room was in Building #4 and had two queen beds and a twin bed. There was a small patio that... More 

Thank AmandaOldRog
Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here as part of our Circle tour around Lake Michigan. This place had smaller rooms but the staff and the amenities more than made up for the shortcomings of the room itself. Breakfast was plentiful. We availed ourselves of the shuttle to the reduced rate ferryboat ride to Mackinac Island. We would definitely stay here one more time... More 

Thank fratboy76
Holly, Michigan
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Room was very nice and comfortable. Very nice people at the front desk. Nice view of the Mackinaw Bridge.. Fire ring, grills and coolers for us to use. Staff had fires going at dusk. Breakfast was good but no eggs just oatmeal as a second hot item..

1 Thank tweetycoombs1
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28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We had an enjoyable weekend stay in late July at Clearwater. The beach is nice and relaxing in the evening. There are several fire pits that are ready to go for your enjoyment. There are corn hole sets to play and my son enjoyed swimming in the lake. Rooms are small, but clean. We enjoyed the pool one evening after... More 

1 Thank Justin91
Mishawaka, Indiana
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168 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Since its located of the motel strip, it may sometimes be overlooked. It shouldn't be. I believe that it is the highest rated motel and also the best price. The facility is vert well taken care of. The rooms are all one needs for comfortable sleep, and the lakeside views are fantastic.

Thank Rdlaidig
Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

This place was great! Front desk was quick and friendly. We arrived late in the evening and had not eaten anything for supper. The front desk was not sure about local restaurant hours but it was easy to look at on our phones. We had a 1st floor room with lake views! The room was very peaceful and quiet. Our... More 

Thank Ben H
Port Hope, Michigan, United States
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Everything was clean and neat. Staff was great, coffee in the room, fridge, microwave. Nice fire pits that are always stocked with dry wood. Chairs, cooler, grill are all supplied. This is one of the best places to stay. We will make this our "Place to stay" when we go to Mackinaw.

Thank Gary A
Munster, IN
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66 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Our room was affordable and clean. It could use some updating, but was family friendly. They offer fire pits along the shoreline and even brought out dry wood. A gas grill was available if you wanted to use it. Sheets were a little rough and I would've enjoyed a softer cotton. Indoor pool was nice, as was the jacuzzi. Breakfast... More 

1 Thank lewiefam
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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We booked this hotel for one night on our way to and back from Canada. It was easy to find and we were impressed with the beautiful views of the bridge. They even have little firepits on the beach available for guests, which were not crowded when we were there. The breakfast was very good and offered lots of options.... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Room was clean, sheets clean, no bugs, complimentary shampoo/soaps. Shower had great pressure. No mold. Balcony had 2 chairs and table. Balcony was dry even when it rained and I was still able to sit out there and enjoy the view. Breakfast was free. Bagels, muffins, cereal, fruit, yogurt,tea, coffee, milk, waffles. Staff was friendly. I will definitely stay at... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Hot Tub
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Clearwater Lakeshore Motel

Address: 11380 US Hwy 23, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9796
Region: United States > Michigan > Cheboygan County > Mackinaw City
Price Range: €70 - €150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Clearwater Lakeshore Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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Also Known As:
Clearwater Lakeshore Hotel Mackinaw City
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Mackinaw City
#1 Family Hotel in Mackinaw City
#1 Romantic Hotel in Mackinaw City
#2 Best Value Hotel in Mackinaw City
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“Ask for a first floor room if you have trouble carrying your suitcases up a flight of stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles Zeeland_Mi_Rusty, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Lake front rooms are quieter. If able, pick the second floor (no elevator).”
 of 5 bubbles nessren13, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for bottom level. I'm not sure all rooms have the separate little room but it was great for friends traveling together.”
 of 5 bubbles breedlove, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get a beach front room on the main floor for optimal viewing pleasure.”
 of 5 bubbles haywoodhaven, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I would definitely request a Lake side room with a view of the Mackinaw Bridge on the 2nd floor.”
 of 5 bubbles msuchocki, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
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