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Strongsville, Ohio
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

We had a great first visit to this beautiful island. The Windermere Hotel is very relaxing. We had a perfect water view from our bedroom windows as well as from the large front porch. It's very close to town and the ferry dock, but far enough away to maintain the quiet ambiance. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We...

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New Milford, Connecticut
Reviewed 13 October 2015

A stay on Mackinac Island is really difficult thing to dislike. One would have to be a really hard hearted cynic not to be just a little beguiled by the place. That is why we were so pleased by our choice of the Windermere hotel to experience the island singular atmosphere. The exterior of the Windermere could not possibly be...

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Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

The Windermere provides the best value for money on Mackinaw. One of the best views on the island is from the front porch of the Inn. The rooms are bright and clean. The Inn is just 100 steps from one of the ferry terminals. Making reservations was easy.

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Wisconsin
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Our family has been staying yearly at the Windermere for several years now. We love how it is situated on Main Street just far enough away to avoid the massive crowds. The porch is also a must-sit, with a spectacular view of the Huron. Our rooms are always clean and the housekeeping staff is very friendly. The porter is always...

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Michigan
Reviewed 26 September 2015

Planned a trip to Mackinac Island and our prefered B&B was booked. So after a few calls found Windermere with a room open. It is a charming, quaint hotel and is very clean. Our room was comfortable but being on the ground floor made it impossible to sleep in past 6:30am. Although the Hotel is old and I understand the...

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Muskego, Wisconsin
Reviewed 9 September 2015

We loved this hotel and if we ever go back to Mackinac Island this is the place I would stay. First of all the location is perfect. You can sit on the front porch and look across the small park at the water and watch the ferries and boats going by all day. There were even a couple of freighters...

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Wyoming, Michigan
Reviewed 28 August 2015

You know you've come home from the first step on the porch, to the greeting at the front desk, and the step into your spacious and beautiful room. But, the at-home feeling continues with new friends and neighbors at continental breakfast in the sun room or on the front porch watching everyone stroll by. If you love flower gardens you'll...

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

This hotel is very conveniently located and is bright yellow so you can't miss it! It has a large front porch which was very relaxing to sit on during the day. We only stayed for one night what was enough. The rooms are extremely outdated and we kept joking around that it was haunted. The staff was very friendly and...

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Naperville, Illinois
Reviewed 6 August 2015

The Windermere is just steps away from the Ferry on the main strip of town. The front porch is very large and has a wonderful shaded view of the bay and being on the end of the town strip, a view of the carriages and bikers without too much congestion. The rooms are immaculate and the continental breakfast was just...

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 July 2015

My wife and I first stayed at the Windermere Hotel 20 years ago, and had the fortune to return this summer for the first time since then (bringing our kids). The family owned hotel had spacious rooms, and is located on main street idowntown, so it's a short walk to anything you're looking for on the Island. The hotel staff...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Windermere Hotel

Address: Main St, Mackinac Island, MI 49757-0538
Region: United States > Michigan > Upper Peninsula > Mackinac County > Mackinac Island
Price Range: $119 - $356 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 26
Also Known As:
Windermere Hotel Mackinac Island
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“Get a room with a lake view.”
 of 5 bubbles G294OKmichaelm, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We love room b on the first floor! It is roomy and looks out on the gardens.”
 of 5 bubbles H476NSmariel, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a east view of gardens and main street”
 of 5 bubbles 117douglask, 3 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Front third floor corner room”
 of 5 bubbles krokro, 13 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Second floor rooms overlooking the gardens were spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles ccmitchellusa, 3 Jul 2015 | Read review
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