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Island House Hotel

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  • Excellent55%
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  • Terrible3%
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“ice house”(74 reviews)
“the grill”(71 reviews)
“front lawn”(79 reviews)
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2.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Island House Hotel is a wonderful place to stay. Room was clean and spacious. Although Mackinac Island is set for ‘back in time’, IH has updated rooms with all the conveniences of modern day. I had a view of the marina, well worth it! A...More

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Response from GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Island House HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the great review! We pride ourselves in providing modern conveniences without compromising our historic charm. Waking up to a view of the water is a fantastic way to start your Mackinac Island day. Chef Phil creates the menus for the 1852 Grill...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2017

Recently visited the Island House to visit my son and stayed a couple of nights. All I can say is Wow, what a beautiful place. The views sitting on the large front porch are unmatched and the food is incredible. Had all my meals at...More

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Response from GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Island House HotelResponded 1 July 2017

We are happy you had a nice time. We take great pride in our restaurants and the food we serve, so it is very exciting to hear you chose to dine with us throughout your stay! Our bike shop attendants also thank you for the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had stayed at a lot of hotels on the island, but decided to check out the Island House. Now we wish we had found it sooner. It’s the perfect location, and has so much to offer. Great restaurants with outdoor seating available, a pool,...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

We stayed here for our 20th anniversary. Island House matched an online price which included breakfast and then upgraded our room to a harbor view at no extra charge. The breakfast buffet was amazing and we thoroughly enjoyed sitting on the rocking chairs on the...More

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Response from GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Island House HotelResponded 9 January 2018

We are honored to have been a part of your special celebration. You will always get a better price and have a higher chance of complimentary upgrade when booking with any hotel direct. When you spend time rocking on the porch or toasting marshmallows on...More

Reviewed 16 November 2017

Island House is a historical hotel. Service is very nice. Room is small, but it is clean. Decoration is very beautiful. My family and I love the dinning room and their breakfast. If you can find a table right beside of the window, you will...More

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Response from GuestRelations49757, Guest Relations Manager at Island House HotelResponded 21 November 2017

We're glad to hear that you appreciated our cleanliness, decor and dining, and we are also so very happy that you enjoyed the view from our 1852 Grill Room while you had breakfast with us. On behalf of our hotel and restaurant staff, thank you...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Banquet Room
Meeting Rooms
Breakfast Available
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Air Conditioning
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Pool
Restaurant
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
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US$217 - US$379 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$217 - US$379 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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18 August 2017|
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Response from Nickolas R | Reviewed this property |
Riding a bike, 10 minutes. We walked in less than 40 minutes, but we went up to Huron road to look at those houses, the Governor's mansion and then down to the Grand. I think the direct route through downtown is half that... More
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Nicole S
17 June 2017|
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Response from Laura S | Reviewed this property |
We used Star Line ferries, and they will even Valet park your car for just $10 per day. You can purchase ahead of time online at their website, or at the dock.
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8 September 2016|
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Response from GuestRelations49757 | Property representative |
k in time is 3:00p.m, however if you room is available, you can check in early. Check out is at 11:00 a.m.
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"It was wonderful to have a harbor view. We had a king bed and requested a fridge and they were able to..."
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"Don't expect the cookie cutter rooms that you find in modern motels. These rooms are all furnished in..."
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"If you have difficulty navigating stairs, these 2 bedroom suites are not for you. Access is outside wooden..."
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"Harbor view rooms are worth it!"
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