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    Rainbow Motel

    602 South Huron Avenue, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
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    Overview
    • Excellent49%
    • Very good35%
    • Average13%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
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    1 - 5 of 213 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The motel is located right across the street from the Best Western that was going for $200 MORE a night. It was very clean, new windows, private parking space, large indoor pool. PROs- LOCATION ; price; single story; mini fridge and microwave in room CONs...More

    Thank Mssnash
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Pros: Clean, attractive and well maintained. Very friendly and attentive front desk staff. Easy walk to all of Mackinaw City's businesses and attractions. Large indoor pool with adjoining outdoor deck and hot tub. Cons: This is an old style, 1950s-'60s motel. Our bathroom was TINY....More

    1  Thank BuceriasBoy
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We try to stay here whenever we are in Mackinaw City and have never been disappointed. Rooms are clean and staff is terrific. A great value in such a busy town. Will always recommend to anyone visiting area.

    Thank CoralDebG
    Management response:Responded 1 week ago

    Thank you for the kind review. We value your business and will continue to do our best to make your stay a pleasant one. Rainbow Motel Staff

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We have been coming to Mackinaw City and the island for years. We have stayed in all different places in this tourist trap. Just know, most of all the hotels in town are owned by the same group and they are dumps. Just look at...More

    1  Thank td397
    Management response:Responded 1 week ago

    We receive many reviews, but none as heartwarming as yours. We have owned the Rainbow Motel for over 30 years, and have done our best to keep it simple, but friendly. Clean rooms are not a hard thing to have as long as you respect...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The room was dated but clean. The grounds are basic. Good location to walk to ferry and Starbucks. No frills. The only problem was the other guests sitting on the sidewalk outside of our room. They were there till after 2 in the morning talking...More

    Thank Caskar
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$54 - 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
    • Number of rooms
    • 29
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    • Michigan >
    • Cheboygan County >
    • Mackinaw City
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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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    Donna A
    24 April 2017|
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    Response from tymetraveler222 | Reviewed this property |
    It depends one the size of the room, per beds. And time of year...season. Very reasonable pre/post season. 40 for most rooms. very basic motel. Very clean and well kept. Much higher during the summer season.
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    Cynthia S
    22 January 2017|
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    Response from tymetraveler222 | Reviewed this property |
    They open around the 3rd week in May and close in mid to 3rd week in October.
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    Room Tips
    "bring your own pillow, some rooms only have a small shower stall; others have a tub with low shower head"
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    "we ask for end rooms & have wider parking for our long pick up"
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    "No special channels on tv, and no free breakfast. But 1/3 the price of the other hotels."
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    "Each of our 5 rooms were different."
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