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    Thunderbird Inn

    146 Old US 31, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9652
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    • Excellent22%
    • Very good37%
    • Average20%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Pets Allowed
    Self-Serve Laundry
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

    Stayed here for one night while traveling through Michigan. It's perfectly fine for a good nights sleep. Clean rooms, nice covered pool, friendly staff, good location. I'd stay here again. The only problem that I had was that the mattress cover kept popping off. A...More

    Thank MaryEllen B
    Response from TBirdMackinaw, General Manager at Thunderbird InnResponded 23 July 2017

    I'm pleased to hear that your overnight stay with us was comfortable. We strive to provide clean rooms for all of our guests. I'm sorry to hear that your sheets we're popping of the bed. Unfortunately, we have pillow-top mattresses and the extra padding does...More

    Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

    Very good stay, clean, close to all amenities, the front were nice and checked in to make sure we had everything needed and the woman that ran breakfast, does an awesome job! It was like a breakfast buffet comparing it to restaurants! Well worth the...More

    1  Thank Gina D
    Response from TBirdMackinaw, General Manager at Thunderbird InnResponded 23 July 2017

    Thank you for the glowing review. I'm so happy you enjoyed your stay and of course our breakfast. We look forward to having you stay with us again in the future.

    Reviewed 8 July 2017

    Hotel staff was nice and helpful. This hotel, however, is in a serious need of updates. Our room was pretty much taken from a movie from the 80's, and the bathroom needed some maintenance. The hotel is located about 5 minutes from the ferries to...More

    Thank Galileo08
    Response from TBirdMackinaw, General Manager at Thunderbird InnResponded 23 July 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to review us. I wish you would have gone into more detail as to the maintenance issues in the bathroom. Unfortunately, if we don't know about a problem we can't fix it. We don't hide the fact that we...More

    Reviewed 5 July 2017

    Booked to booking.com. Canceled reservations three days prior along with another reservation. Somehow the reservation was not canceled. I called and stated I need to cancel the reservation. Manager would not work with me.More

    Thank Summer B
    Response from TBirdMackinaw, General Manager at Thunderbird InnResponded 7 July 2017

    I'm sorry about your experience with our property. As you stated, you did make the reservation through Booking.com and any changes or cancellations to your reservation would have needed to be made through them. If you called us 3 days prior, we would have told...More

    Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

    Overall good value for family stay. No issues with internet. Kids enjoyed pool. Breakfast was to be expected with price point. Value comes in with free shuttle to ferry and discounted ferry tickets. Shuttle arrive with in 15 mins of call and was only a...More

    Thank Jennifer P
    Response from TBirdMackinaw, General Manager at Thunderbird InnResponded 5 July 2017

    I am pleased to hear that your stay was enjoyable for your family and that you were able to take advantage of the shuttle service provided by the ferry company. I look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Indoor pool
    • Heated pool
    • Price range
    • US$66 - US$137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 48
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    • Location
    • United States >
    • Michigan >
    • Cheboygan County >
    • Mackinaw City
    • Also Known As
    • Best Western Mackinaw City ,
    • Mackinaw City Best Western ,
    • Best Western Thunderbird Hotel
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    Mary P
    5 May 2017|
    Response from TBirdMackinaw | Property representative |
    Yes, there is a one time, non-refundable pet fee of $25. Also, please call us directly at 231-436-5433 to book a pet friendly room.
    11 September 2016|
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    Response from Vmika | Reviewed this property |
    I don't know you would have to call the hotel
    Jazlynn H
    3 September 2016|
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    Response from Tracy G | Reviewed this property |
    5 minute drive to the ferry terminals in Mackinaw city. you could easily walk it.
    Room Tips
    "Back rooms off parking lot. We had a few bikers and they were sometimes loud."
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    "Don't stay here"
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    "Ground level for motorcycle riders."
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    "There are only a few pet friendly rooms but ours was near the back and quiet."
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