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Bay City, Texas
Reviewed 7 January 2017

EVERYTHING was EFFICIENTLY ORGANIZED from Parking your car in a FENCED-in and Guarded parking lot, obtaining tickets for Shepler's Ferry, loading luggage on Ferry to be delivered to your room at your hotel, riding ferry to island, experiencing the GRAND HOTEL carriage ride to hotel, and fast-checkin at GRAND HOTEL. MY COMPLIMENTS to EVERYONE!!! How GRAND to experience an island...

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GHKellie, Social Media Manager at Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It seems that you had the opportunity to experience a lot of what Grand Hotel and Mackinac Island have to offer. We are so happy that you enjoyed your time and hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 5 January 2017

We knew from the minute we left the car, and luggage, and boarded Shepler's Ferry Boat for Mackinac Island, it was going to be another memorable trip! Even though this was one of many trips, for us, it still remains very special. What a view we got as the big boat went closely by the Mackinac Bridge, and then to...

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Thank you for your review and for your appreciation of Grand Hotel. We look forward to seeing you this summer!

Cary, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Had an absolutely outstanding one-night stay with family here recently. Our bags were transferred easily from the ferry to the hotel, so we enjoyed our 10 minute walk in nice weather. The hotel grounds are beautiful, they have staff located on the walk up to the entrance to ensure that only hotel guests (or paying guests) are allowed in, which...

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Thank you for your review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you again soon!

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Hands down my favorite vacation!!!! We go every year. This is a staple for our family. Great as a romantic vacation or a getaway with children of all ages. My favorite time to go is in the fall because of all the beautiful colors but, even Mother's Day in spite of the cold weather was a memorable trip. Negative aspects...

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Thank you for your review and for making Grand Hotel part of your yearly vacation! I am sorry that your questions have not been answered. If you would like to email me at general@grandhotel.com I will be happy to get you an answer. We look forward to seeing you in 2017.

Waco
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Mackinac Island is wonderful, and the experience of crossing on the ferry, being picked up by the hotel's carriage, and being in the location of "Somewhere In Time" was outstanding. The exterior of The Grand Hotel is just like all of the photos you have ever seen - absolutely overwhelming with its long façade, white rockers, and American flags. The...

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Thank you for your review. We are sorry that you did not enjoy the decor of Grand Hotel, but we are pleased you enjoyed the other aspects of your stay.

Kelseyville, California
Reviewed 13 December 2016

If you ever saw the movie "SOMEWHERE IN TIME" then this is the place you must see. The Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island was at the very top of our list. Hate to say this was the best with the years we traveled but it was right up there. We did other states that year year but this place made...

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Thank you for your review. It seems you may be due for another visit, you have been away too long. ;-)

Michigan
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Loved the High Noon Tea! The meals were average so we cancelled our meal plan to go out to eat. Our room was right next to the stairs that the waitstaff use, and Oh My, was it awful.. Since it's an old place I felt like the were stomping all night. They were nice enough to move us, but...... avoid...

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Reviewed 7 December 2016

My husband and I decided to go to the Grand as a mini-vacation attached to a conference for my line of work. The Grand Hotel is AMAZING! Mackinac Island was AMAZING! It was nice to go back in time of friendly service. Every person there went out of their way to make sure the hotel was top notch. I love...

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Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your "work vacation" and do hope to see you back again soon!

Reviewed 30 November 2016

Had a great stay at the Grand Hotel. The Island is a magical place that takes you back in time, and staying at the Grant Hotel only enhancing the experience. Had a great room! Dinner and breakfast were fantastic.

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Thank you, we are happy you enjoyed your stay!

Reviewed 27 November 2016

I had never considered the Grand Hotel a destination until a friend told us it was a must visit. I still hesitated until I found out about a dance package that they offer in October. My wife and I ballroom dance. I looked at the package and was impressed by the value. We went and fell in love with the...

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Thank you for your review. We are so happy that you decided to experience Grand Hotel and that you enjoyed it so very much. We look forward to seeing you in 2017.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to America’s Summer Place. Every year since 1887, Grand Hotel has welcomed guests and families to Mackinac Island, where cars are not allowed and bikes and horse drawn carriages are the favored modes of transportation. As Travel + Leisure’s 500 World’s Best Hotels and Conde Nast Traveler's Top 5 Midwest Resorts in 2012, Grand Hotel offers outstanding accommodations where no two guest rooms are alike. Enjoy spectacular views of the Straits of Mackinac in a rocking chair on the world’s largest porch,complimentary children's programs, The Jewel golf course, swimming, tennis, lawn games, gardens, bicycling, carriage tours, shopping, Sadie's Ice Cream Parlor, and an experience you will never forget. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Hotel

Address: 286 Grand Avenue, P.O. Box 286, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
Region: United States > Michigan > Upper Peninsula > Mackinac County > Mackinac Island
Price Range: $489 - $1,192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 390
Also Known As:
Grand Hotel Mackinaw Island Michigan
Grand Hotel Mackinac Island Michigan
Grand Hotel Island Mackinaw
Grand Mackinac Island
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“Book early and be nice.”
 of 5 bubbles jjnemitz, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Book a suite overlooking the Straits of Mackinac”
 of 5 bubbles 866TaylorB, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Stayed on the south side of the hotel with a great view of the lake...so nice”
 of 5 bubbles 85JulieG62, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for Lake view, south wing. That way you do not get put about dining area, noise. Upper floors, Corner Suites better.”
  • Star Line to the Island, Mackinac Bridge
 of 5 bubbles river6132, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Mid price unless you want a named suite.”
 of 5 bubbles krc2776, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
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