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Bay City, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2,357 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really wish TA would put a .5 rating on reviews....I use quite a few 3.5 ratings. This hotel had a good rate for a weekend night in October, especially considering the Fright Night at the Fort event was taking place, which we were unaware of until we got to town. That was why the town, and ultimately every hotel,... More 

Thank tymetraveler222
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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stay here often when we travel across the UP. The view is great (right on the beach), the location is great (walking distance to Dixie Saloon for dinner), we usually get a deal on the price, and we like the outside entrances to the rooms. It's generally a family style crowd that stays there. We had two awful experiences... More 

Thank Mortimerfan
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3 reviews
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Very welcoming staff, pretty and clean property, value priced and in walking distance to nearly everything. The Sun rises RIGHT THERE over the water and it was spectacular! I got great pictures and it was wonderful to just stroll along the beach with my hubby. The complimentary breakfast was really really well done. (Far above this pricepoint) and went till... More 

Thank Gayle J
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3 reviews
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

The room was clean, maid service was great, breakfast was decent, nothing memorable, kids enjoyed pool area. I wish the room was a bit larger, though, it was cramped when we ate in a few nights. Price was excellent for a decent place with hot breakfast and pool. Would consider staying there again if we return to the area.

Thank Kirally
Eagle, Michigan
1 review
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Excellent service, clean and comfortable rooms. Lots of room even for extended family. Love the beachfront, watching & listening to the water. Wonderful for relaxing and fun time away. Free delicious breakfast buffet.

Thank relaxedtraveler712
Saginaw, Michigan
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258 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

While it seems that not much has changed in the past years, I still like this hotel. We had a beachfront room which was comfortable and spacious. The hot breakfast buffet is amazing! Plus we were able to get discount tickets for Sheplers Ferry to the island. The desk clerk also suggested there were certain restaurants where we'd get a... More 

Thank Sherry L
Northern Alabama
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

I went to the desk and advised the clerk that there was long black hair all over the toilet, sticking to the tank. She did nothing about it because the next day after maid cleanup, it was still there. Again I told the desk clerk. Again, nothing was done. Finally I wrote a big letter and taped it to the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Just like the title says " An average hotel " . Having never been to the area before , I found the front office staff were not overly friendly or very helpful with suggestions . The hotel was a little dated , as well as the rooms , wallpaper torn in the bedroom and starting to peal in the bathroom... More 

Thank Mark R
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We really enjoyed are stay at the Clarion. The view was from our room was spectacular and the room was wonderful. Bed was comfortable and breakfast was nice. We would definitely stay there again. We got there quite early and they got us in right away.

Thank Michelle B
Melbourne, Florida
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

We were going to Mackinac Island for our daughter's wedding and needed a place on the mainland to gather family members before heading over. We chose the Clarion due to its convenient location, and its modest price. We had a block of rooms; while ours was very nice, two of the others had issues with dirty/insufficient number of towels and... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Clarion Hotel Beachfront

Address: 905 S. Huron, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
Region: United States > Michigan > Cheboygan County > Mackinaw City
Price Range: $112 - $380 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Clarion Hotel Beachfront 2.5*
Number of rooms: 115
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Also Known As:
Clarion Hotel Mackinaw City
Clarion Mackinaw City
Mackinaw City Clarion
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#6 On the Beach Hotel in Mackinaw City
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“Love beachfront balcony”
 of 5 bubbles relaxedtraveler712, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We booked a beach front room, but did not get it.”
 of 5 bubbles Brewerdoll, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you know what your getting . Couples don't need a room w/ 3 beds .”
 of 5 bubbles 661markr, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Upper floors near the back are quieter..there are some with good lake views”
 of 5 bubbles MrMrsJJF, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The suites are amazing if you are travelling with multiple couples. Priced absolutely right for a return trip.”
 of 5 bubbles jem0408092016, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
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