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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

First of all, the lady I spoke with over the phone was not very patient. I had called to reserve a room in another motel, which she said was closed. She said she could put me in the Bell's Melody, but I would need to check in at a third motel next door. She was saying the names of the... More 

Thank gammy57
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Been coming up here for years........older motel....but very nice location. Always helpful, friendly staff. Quiet....away from town....yet easy drive to everything.Very clean.....New flat screen tv's. Not fancy but very suitable! Right on the beach.....bonfire pits......nice tables.

Thank bdutcher
Chicago, United States
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

I have stayed here before and never had a problem so didn't think twice about making reservations here for this stay. Although the beds are comfortable and the view is nice that's about where my satisfaction ends. The room was filthy, carpet needed vacuuming, refrigerator was dirty inside, flies and spiders everywhere, cobwebs all over the place! There was used... More 

Thank David T

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

The bells melody is part of a block of motels in Mackinaw City. The staff was friendly, although their organization skills leave some to desire (took them a long time to find my reservation. I was already checking in when they found it. I was lucky to get my reserved room). We stayed in a duplex cabin right on the... More 

Thank Adam B
Battle Creek, Michigan
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 August 2015

We stayed in unit 7 and upon entering the room we found many spiders crawling on the walls and bugs in bathroom. We went to front desk and the lady showed us room 9 but it had the same problem. no other rooms available. Sent a guy over to half clean the room and spray some stuff but we ended... More 

Thank bcmikeb
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Very good rating. Rooms are older but beds are very comfortable. Microwave and Refrigerator in room. There is excellent beach access and the beach is nicer than any of the hotels close by, we walked the beach and there was rocks and nasty seaweed at the other hotels/motels but not ours. Great view of the bridge and Mackinaw Island off... More 

Thank Indianamon
Constantine, Michigan
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Nice sized bright room with small bathroom and very small sink area.with no place to put stuff and no place to put luggage. Beds ok ...but pillows awful. Bring your own pillow. Poor internet connection with on and off service. Nice area on beach with picnic tables and swings. Nice view of bridge. Not much for breakfast but very nice... More 

Thank streetangel
Mulliken, Michigan, United States
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26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2015

I have been going to Bell's Melody Motel since I was 13 with my Grandmother and the rest of my family. I feel like I grew up on their beaches and now I am watching my girls play where I played. The staff is always helpful and gracious. They go out of their way to make you feel comfortable. The... More 

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Grand Rapids, MI
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2014

To start off, I'm giving this an "very good" & not "excellent" rating, only because this isn't a brand new resort with all the amenities. If that's what you want, including the price, go north up the street about 1/4 mile and you'll get that. This place is EXACTLY what I wanted! I wanted a little mom & pop place... More 

Thank jodieb23
South Branch, Michigan
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2014

This was our first stay. It was recommended by someone else. I made reservations almost a month ahead of time for one of the cabins. When we checked in was told that they gave my cabin to another person because their friends were in the adjoining one and they thought it would be nicer for them if they were closer... More 

2 Thank Kathy N

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Additional Information about Bell's Melody Motel

Address: 11460 US Hwy 23, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-8709
Region: United States > Michigan > Cheboygan County > Mackinaw City
Price Range: $85 - $198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Bell's Melody Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 17
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Ask for beachfront......a little more $$......but nice deck and patio doors to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles bdutcher, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 1 thru 10 are SMALL! A larger person will not fit in shower.”
 of 5 bubbles bcmikeb, 2 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Pick the room on the end or with private deck to get the best view right from your room/deck.”
 of 5 bubbles Indianamon, 27 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Some rooms have decks built on which is very nice!”
 of 5 bubbles 149carriew, 23 Jan 2015 | Read review
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