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31 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2013 via mobile

Average rooms that need updating. Staff was not friendly or welcoming. Beach is decent to watch the ferry boats. Breakfeast was average but free. Felt the room was worth much Less than what I paid for.

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Thank schroonlake1
Algonac, Michigan
1 review
Reviewed 22 August 2013

After reading online about recent remodeling we were anxious to stay at the Clarion. We were quickly disappointed with the poor cleanliness of the desk top and the carpet has not been vacuumed. Many of the towels were either stained or not well laundered. The Internet WiFi did not work except in lobby. Desk staff indicated it often did not... More 

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Jenison, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2013

We were looking for a nice clean hotel at a good price that was close to the campground our son and his family were staying at. The Clarion had a great rate and the reviews were good. When I called to book the room, I was quoted a much higher price but when I mentioned the on line price, I... More 

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Wixom, Michigan
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5 reviews
Reviewed 17 August 2013

The hotel was very clean. It was also one of the few hotels that had a beach that reached to the water, most others nearby were grass areas and had swampy area. The lakefront rooms were wonderful and very spacious. They had a balcony to enjoy the gorgeous waterfront. In walking distance from the city, will definitely be staying here... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 August 2013

Furniture was broken and damaged. So much dust under the dresser and on headboard post. Was supposed to be a non smoking room and we found an empty cig. pack on balcony. Wallpaper peeling off bathroom walls. Pull out sofa sleeper stunk so bad of bodily fluids we couldnt sleep in it. Lobby stunk badly of smoke. Towels and washcloths... More 

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North Carolina
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50 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2013

Check-in was quick and girls were friendly enough (all from Jamaica). Our room was first floor (149), below the breakfast room, which was very loud in the morning. The hotel was only half full, so I don't know why they would put someone in that room if they don't have too. Two other rooms, 148 and 150 would have the... More 

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Los Altos, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2013

When we first came are check in went smoothly and we were given all the tourist coupons. We got into our two adjoining rooms overlooking the beach and water. We noticed a fairly strong smell of perfume, Other than that the rooms were nice and very clean. Unlike some other properties that we saw our beach was very clean with... More 

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Grand Blanc, Michigan
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2013

After having bad experiences at thunderbird inn and the fairview next door, the Clarion was by far the best we stayed at! Our rate was $150 and was right on the beach on a sunday evening stay, checkin was flawless, great sandy beach area, rooms were a bit "older style" but they were very clean and spacious which is all... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2013

On the surface this is an ordinary hotel of this type, and my experience with the facilities is not dramatically different from some of the previous reviews. The most prominent aspect of this visit was the helpfulness of the manager. There was a situation that arose at check-in that he went out of his way to help us resolve. In... More 

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custer, MI
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71 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2013

about a 3 1/2 for the price- It has a beach and lets leave it at that. The Breakfast was above average and the rooms were good-not great. The staff was above average and were very good. The room was overlooking the beach that was nice.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Clarion Hotel Beachfront

Address: 905 S. Huron, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
Region: United States > Michigan > Cheboygan County > Mackinaw City
Price Range: €79 - €269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Clarion Hotel Beachfront 2.5*
Number of rooms: 115
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Also Known As:
Clarion Hotel Mackinaw City
Clarion Mackinaw City
Mackinaw City Clarion
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#7 On the Beach Hotel in Mackinaw City
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“Love beachfront balcony”
 of 5 bubbles relaxedtraveler712, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We booked a beach front room, but did not get it.”
 of 5 bubbles Brewerdoll, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you know what your getting . Couples don't need a room w/ 3 beds .”
 of 5 bubbles 661markr, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Upper floors near the back are quieter..there are some with good lake views”
 of 5 bubbles MrMrsJJF, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The suites are amazing if you are travelling with multiple couples. Priced absolutely right for a return trip.”
 of 5 bubbles jem0408092016, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
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