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Middleburg, Florida
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Stayed here the night before visiting Macinac Island in early July (peak season). We got what we paid for, for a $98 night, a half mile from the pier, during peak vacation time. The good - fine price for the time of year and location. Service at front desk was friendly, breakfast service was good - older lady cooking in...

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Steven C, General Manager at Thunderbird Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know how we are doing. I am sorry that there were a few issues with you stay, especially not getting the extra blanket out to you. We pride ourselves on our top-notch customer service, and I do believe we fell a little short. I am pleased to hear that your overall...

Memphis, Tennessee
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Had a great stay, the staff is very attentive and will do whatever is needed to make your stay comfortable. The room is really clean-- and the breakfast was decent. Would definitely recommend it to anyone going to the Mackinaw City area!!!!!

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Steven C, General Manager at Thunderbird Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know how we are doing. I am happy to hear that you stay with us was enjoyable and that your room was clean and comfortable. I'm only sorry that we weren't able to wow you with our breakfast. If there is anything we could do to spruce it up, please email...

Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night at the Thunderbird Inn while traveling north. We were extremely pleased with the cleanliness of the room and the convenient location. The staff at the front desk was very kind and helpful as well. We would definitely stay here again!

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Steven C, General Manager at Thunderbird Inn, responded to this review

Kirsten, I am happy to hear that you were so pleased with your room and stay. Our staff works very hard to ensure our guests' satisfaction. I look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Brighton, Michigan
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

I work on the island and we work a lot hours. Sometimes I want to stay off island and relax in a bigger bed. I stayed here first part of June and LOVED IT. I told Steven what I was getting a room for just to relax. He got me a jacuzzi room. Very friendly staff. Every day off now...

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Steven C, General Manager at Thunderbird Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Robert for taking the time to review the property. I am pleased to hear that you stay was comfortable and relaxing. I look forward to having you back in the future!

Brighton, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I am happy to say my Husband and Son was very happy with their stay here. The room was super clean and they even left a tip. The Breakfast could be a bit more fresh and improved, but for a fairly cheap room. Not Bad! The guy I talked to on the phone was super nice too.

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Steven C, General Manager at Thunderbird Inn, responded to this review

I am pleased to hear that the room for your husband and son exceeded their expectations. Thank you for giving us a heads up on the breakfast. I would love to know what additions we could make to our breakfast to make it more fresh and appealing. We are always trying to improve our property, so the more we know,...

Homewood, Illinois
Reviewed 26 June 2016

I was recently part of a bus tour who stayed at the Thunderbird Inn for 5 days. I was very impressed. Zach and Steve could not have been more accommodating. The place was very neat and clean, the continental breakfast was very good, and there are many other amenities. I would definitely recommend the Thunderbird Inn to anyone traveling to...

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Steven C, General Manager at Thunderbird Inn, responded to this review

We are happy to hear that your visit with us was so enjoyable. We hope the entire group enjoyed their stay as well. We look forward to having you stay with us again if you decide to take a trip up on your own, or with another group!

Reviewed 17 June 2016

We love staying here. Perhaps there are better places, but this is what we need. Pet friendly, not to mention guest friendly, there's a continental breakfast that's been improved in the time we've been coming here. There's a sizeable indoor pool. The rooms are fine and the parking's ample. It's nearby all the attractions in town. Good value for the...

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Steven C, General Manager at Thunderbird Inn, responded to this review

We are always happy to hear that someone's stay with us was enjoyable. If there is anything we can improve upon to make any future stays more comfortable, please let us know.

Iron Mountain, Michigan
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Just got home from a trip to Mackinaw City, and had to come on and give these guys five stars. When we were checking in I asked what the date was forgetting it was the day before my wedding anniversary, which I commented on when they told me the date. We went to the island the next day and when...

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Steven C, General Manager at Thunderbird Inn, responded to this review

We are pleased to hear your stay with us was enjoyable. We strive to offer great customer service; and if at all possible try to go above and beyond. We look forward to having you back again, possibly for next year's anniversary!

Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Our room was very clean, bed comfortable, and the room was spacious. The fridge was a plus for sure. The breakfast has hot and cold selections and was decent for being a continental breakfast. The staff was friendly and helpful and went out of their way to track down the ferry shuttle we had sent for that was running a...

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Steven C, General Manager at Thunderbird Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Heather. We strive to provide the best possible customer service in the area as well as clean, comfortable accommodations. We can't wait to have you back again!

Eaton Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Clean, spacious rooms with a coffee pot and best of all, a refrigerator! The staff were very nice and helpful. Free breakfast with a variety of food options. Overall a great value for the price. We would definately choose the Thunderbird Inn again.

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Steven C, General Manager at Thunderbird Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property. I am happy to hear that your stay was great and we look forward to seeing you back in the future!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in beautiful and historic Mackinaw City, the Thunderbird Inn is the premier choice in accommodations. Situated less than 1 mile from the downtown area, the Thunderbird Inn boasts a quite location still within walking distance to area shops, restaurants and attractions. Offering all the amenities you have grown to love, our property offers free Wi-Fi, a complimentary breakfast, indoor seasonal pool (May 15th - Oct 15th), coffee maker, iron and ironing board, and so much more! We are a AAA approved, pet friendly (specific rooms, subject to availability) property offering the very best customer service Northern Michigan has to offer. Take advantage of our packages and discount tickets to local attractions and ferry lines to Mackinac Island. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to the Mackinaw Area! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thunderbird Inn

Address: 146 Old US 31, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
Region: United States > Michigan > Cheboygan County > Mackinaw City
Price Range: $80 - $223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Thunderbird Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 48
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Also Known As:
Best Western Mackinaw City
Mackinaw City Best Western
Best Western Thunderbird Hotel
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