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    Thunderbird Inn

    146 Old US 31, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9652
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    • Excellent22%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Pets Allowed
    Self-Serve Laundry
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

    Typical motel room. For the price there isn't anything negative to say about the place. It was clean, everything worked. We were able to check in late which was great. Breakfast is included. Just don't expect a 5 star place at a 3 star price.

    Thank Jeff M
    Response from TBirdMackinaw, General Manager at Thunderbird InnResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for taking the time to let us know how your stay was. We strive to provide our guests with a comfortable and clean stay and are pleased to hear we hit the mark. We hope to see you again in the future.

    Reviewed 15 October 2017

    When we arrived at 8:30pm in mid-October, the window to our hotel room was open! Fortunately the heater works FANTASTICALLY and we got the rainy wet smell and cold air out in time to go to sleep. Beds were comfortable. Water in the sink was...More

    Thank Savannah N
    Response from TBirdMackinaw, General Manager at Thunderbird InnResponded 24 October 2017

    Thank you for letting us know how your stay was. I'm pleased that your overall stay was enjoyable aside from the oddities you mentioned. Even though it gets a little cooler in the fall, we tend to keep windows open to keep the rooms smelling...More

    Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

    I stayed here for one night, and it was a nice clean room, close to everything and was a very affordable pricepoint! I was here on the last night of the season, and amenities were not shorted and ALL of the staff I encountered were...More

    Thank Rachel M
    Response from TBirdMackinaw, General Manager at Thunderbird InnResponded 24 October 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to let us know how we are doing. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay. We strive to offer clean rooms and friendly service. We look forward to welcoming you back again next season!

    Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

    Nice hotel .Easy check in.No discount coupons in off season.Clean and comfy beds.Clean room .Good smelling shampoo and body wash.Blow dryer is dated but got the job done.Wi-Fi was good.Water pressure and temperature was good. Need to walk to pool in middle of grounds but...More

    Thank troiann
    Response from TBirdMackinaw, General Manager at Thunderbird InnResponded 14 October 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to let us know how we are doing; we appreciate the feedback. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and only wish it were warmer so you would have had the opportunity to use our pool....More

    Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

    Room was clean but pricey for what it was. Apparently Columbus Day weekend they raise the prices. My main complaint is the beds. Two nights of almost no sleep. The beds completely sank in the middle. Room smelled of air freshener when we first walked...More

    Thank Jodi D
    Response from TBirdMackinaw, General Manager at Thunderbird InnResponded 14 October 2017

    I'm sorry to hear you had issues with your stay. You mentioned you stayed during Columbus Day Weekend. During this weekend, there was an event in town (Fort Fright at Colonial Michilimakinac) that draws many people; which is our busiest weekend in October. I wish...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Indoor pool
    • Heated pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$66 - US$116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #2 Best Value Hotel in Mackinaw City
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 48
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    • Cheboygan County >
    • Mackinaw City
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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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    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
    3 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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    "Back rooms off parking lot. We had a few bikers and they were sometimes loud."
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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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