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Clearwater Lakeshore Motel

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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

All rooms have views of the bridge. Nice sandy beach area, lots of seating around 6 firepits. Was a perfect way to relax at the end of the day, they provide all the wood and make it easy to start a fire. All rooms have balconies to sit and watch the sunset/rise. Beds are comfy, room is clean. We got...

2Thank Molly K
Cranbrook, Canada
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights and it was a great spot. Located on US 23 towards Cheboygan. Its only about 1 mile from the ferry docks. It has 5 buildings housing their units. In 4, I think all are lake view. The 5th building is courtyard view. They sold us ferry tickets for $18 which are regularly $26 (Star...

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We recently stayed at this wonderful hotel. The setting was perfect and peaceful with gorgeous views of the lake and bridge, The campfires at night were an added bonus. The rooms are small,but enough space for what we needed. The continental breakfast provided the basics. Would definitely stay here again.

Thank buckeyeblazer
Otsego, Michigan
Reviewed 22 September 2016

My wife & I visited this motel for 2 days in mid-September. Overall we found it to be nice. We had a lake front room with a terrific view of the Mackinaw Bridge. The heated indoor pool and spa were great with a well ventilated area. There were some things that I thought could be improvements. 1.) Our sliding screen...

Thank JR1224
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

The Clearlake Lakeshore Motel is quiet ,the view is just as if you have your own cabin on the lake ❣️ We are in 203 ...the view of the Mackinaw Bridge is a short walk on to your balcony... campfires on the beach with s'more if you wish ❣️ A beautiful indoor swimming Pool ... easy to get in &...

1Thank Ginny M
Bartlesville, Oklahoma
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...

Thank AmandaOldRog
Chicago, Illinois
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...

Thank fratboy76
Holly, Michigan
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..

1Thank tweetycoombs1
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...

1Thank Justin91
Mishawaka, Indiana
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

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

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: $35 - $255 (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 Romantic Hotel in Mackinaw City
#1 Family Hotel in Mackinaw City
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Mackinaw City
#3 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.”
Zeeland_Mi_Rusty, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Lake front rooms are quieter. If able, pick the second floor (no elevator).”
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.”
breedlove, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get a beach front room on the main floor for optimal viewing pleasure.”
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.”
msuchocki, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
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