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Thunderbird Inn

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Located in beautiful and historic Mackinaw City, the Thunderbird Inn is the premier choice in accommodations. Situated less than 1 mile from the downtown area, the Thunderbird Inn boasts a quite location still within walking distance to area shops, restaurants and attractions. Offering all the amenities you have grown to love, our property offers free Wi-Fi, a complimentary breakfast, indoor seasonal pool (May 15th - Oct 15th), coffee maker, iron and ironing board, and so much more! We are a AAA approved, pet friendly (specific rooms, subject to availability) property offering the very best customer service Northern Michigan has to offer. Take advantage of our packages and discount tickets to local attractions and ferry lines to Mackinac Island. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to the Mackinaw Area!
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
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Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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Centrally Located
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Front desk staff was very friendly! Room was good size and Very clean. We would suggest new fitted sheets as ours did not stay on the bed at all. Breakfast was good. We would stay again for sure! Great location to everything!
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Stayed here for one night while traveling. Stayed in 217, king room with Jacuzzi this past weekend. VERY large room, Jacuzzi tub was enormous and great after a long day of driving. Quiet, very clean. A bit outdated with the vanities and furniture, but it was comfortable and
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Nice place. Clean with friendly staff. Had no problems. Had not heard of it before checking in but was pleased. Easy to find. Beds were comfortable. We stayed in off season so it was easy to get room.
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Will totally stay here again! The room was clean, ample space, and a wonderful heater! The owners are very nice as well as the manager! The breakfast was very good! The location was great and our dogs were welcome. We very much enjoyed our stay and will for surely return!!
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We checked in 12/30/2018. Our room smelled of mold and mildew. They gave us another room. The coffee pot was full of coffee grounds that went into our cups. We received another coffee pot. We left for dinner and sight seeing. Returned to our room at 10 pm. Pulled sheets back to
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Single Queen Room with Jacuzzi
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Single King Room with Jacuzzi
Yes, there is a one time, non-refundable pet fee of $25. Also, please call us directly at 231-436-5433 to book a pet friendly room.
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Are you pet friendly?
I don't know you would have to call the hotel
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5 minute drive to the ferry terminals in Mackinaw city. you could easily walk it.
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they on the water
No, they are across the street...
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What is the check in age?
21 is the check in age.
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"New fitted sheets that will stay on the mattress."
"Spring the few extra dollars and get a hot tub room. Well worth it!"
"the hotel is in a horseshoe shape."
"Second floor room to rear property was real good."
" The tv was really too little for the size of the room & was hard to hear, but, we were not in the room that much. "
US$65 - US$162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesMichiganMackinaw City
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