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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Airport Transportation
2 Star accommodation
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All reviewsputting greenwithin walking distanceindoor poolrooms are smallcable tvmom and popa great place to stayhot tubsmall fridgegreat roomwe've stayedmackinac islandnorthern michiganone night staybeds were comfortabledefinitely stay here againoff season
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This may be a little motel, but it is clean, well maintained and has the friendliest staff. The rates are very reasonable, the retro pink bathroom is very clean and I love that the hair dryer also has a night lite attached. Although there is...More

Thank Nancy M
Response from Todd J, Manager at Rainbow MotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the very sweet review. I am glad you liked the pink retro bathroom. Although not all of them are pink, they are all clean. We have been the owners since 1984 and pride ourselves on maintaining a clean well kept...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second time at the Rainbow Motel, and I highly recommend it. Its great location brought us here the first time, but friendly staff, nicely updated, very clean rooms and reasonable price will keep us returning to this gem of a family owned...More

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Response from Todd J, Manager at Rainbow MotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to submit a review. We have tried our best to continue the same service that my parents started back in 1984. Clean rooms and friendly staff are a must. We look forward to having you visit us again, safe...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The room was very basic but it was a value for the price. Location was great and we enjoyed the hot tub. The bed was terribly uncomfortable and therefore we didn’t get a good night sleep. The front desk was nice however I didn’t like...More

Thank EssexvilleMOM
Response from Todd J, Manager at Rainbow MotelResponded 1 week ago

We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. We have people bring their towels to the office for dry ones so that they do not have a pile of wet dirty towels in their room. It allows you to have clean dry ones for your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Family owned quiet peace of heaven while in Mackinaw City. Just what we were looking for. A comfortable, like home, quiet place to stay. Nice rooms. Loved the indoor clean pool area and outside hot tub. Will definitely stay again. Not your chain hotel. ♥️...More

Thank K3824OKmiker
Response from Todd J, Manager at Rainbow MotelResponded 3 weeks ago

We take pride in keeping our grounds and pools clean, comfortable, and feeling like home. We appreciate the kind review and look forward to having you visit us in the future. Safe travels.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are staying in Mackinaw I would highly recommend the Rainbow. They are family owned. Very clean rooms,wonderful people. Great location. We have been staying here twice a year for the last 7 years.

Thank barbaragroleau
Response from Todd J, Manager at Rainbow MotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to send us a such a nice review. We always look forward to our guests returning year after year. Hope to see you again this year, but will look forward to your return next year. Safe travels.

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Details
Price range
US$57 - US$109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Best Value Hotel in Mackinaw City
#3 Family Hotel in Mackinaw City
#6 Romantic Hotel in Mackinaw City
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$57 - US$109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Best Value Hotel in Mackinaw City
#3 Family Hotel in Mackinaw City
#6 Romantic Hotel in Mackinaw City
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (43)
Room & Suite (8)
Pool & Beach (3)
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Darci M
19 May 2018|
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Response from Todd J | Property representative |
We do not accept pets.
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Donna A
28 February 2018|
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Response from lighthouselovertoo | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, but we are not the Riverra, but a website devoted to customers helping each other. I would share the URL of their website, but Tripadvisor does not permit that.
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Lesly S
2 May 2017|
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Response from Jazseven | Reviewed this property |
The beds are newer mattresses and are comfortable! I'm super picky about my pillow firmness so next time I will bring my own. This is such a hidden gem! Staff was so polite and helpful! This is the cleanest hotel/motel I... More
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"I would not stay here again unless I checked the room out first"
2 million years ago
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"Ask for a room with a view 101,102&103 have no views...Bring your own coffeemaker no in room coffee."
2 million years ago
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"Room 106 is the best."
PamM545
2 million years ago
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"walking distance of donwtown area and across from Star ferry line"
TomTrip13
2 million years ago
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