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Windsor, Canada
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6 reviews
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Fantastic hotel!!!! Rooms are very spacious, clean and modern. We stayed for the recent Parade of Lights across the Mighty Mac. THE perfect location to see each of the trucks. Staff was very pleasant and our group really enjoyed our time spent here.

Thank jem0408092016
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

we would go back again for sure but next time stay on the island Michigan is so pretty up north the island with no cars is a walk back in time ferry boat ride was freezing even In august take light jacket.

Thank lkyzer
1 review
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The view from our room was AMAZING! The bridge from one window and Lake Huron and the Island from the other. Beautiful! The room exceeded our expectations. The staff was courteous and accommodating. Would recommend this hotel to anyone.

Thank Mich465
Nashville, Tennessee
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 24 September 2016

Before my wife passed we stayed at the Clarion for years, prior to our trips to the Island. On this bittersweet trip, involving a memorial gathering to honor her, I was reminded how great the Clarion is. The staff was totally professional, and the amenities were greatly appreciated. I'm sure I'll be back in the future.

Thank utterbackk
Belvidere, Illinois
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised at this hotel. Very quiet on the beach, nice pool, nice jacuzzi. And a decent price definitely on our list for return visit. The beds were very comfortable & bathroom clean. Would stay here again.

Thank I6706FNdanielj
Glendale, Arizona
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

A very nice location on the lake, nice appearing hotel, but lacking most amenities. Wifi was spotty at best, even though there are multiple routers. Breakfast was basic, coffee was industrial grade, fresh fruit was minimal. The clerks were helpful and efficient. For such a nice area, it begs to be just a bit better inside.

Thank Vangogh61
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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We had car trouble and needed to stay another night in Mackinaw City. The hotel we were staying at was full so we called the Clarion. We got a fantastic rate and were then upgraded to a lakefront suite. They also let us check in early. WOW..great customer service. We were on the 3rd floor with fantastic views of lake... More 

Thank renee s
Oscoda, Michigan
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

This is a older hotel. Needs some maintenance but our room was big, clean and nicely furnished with hot tub. We had the parking lot view. There was an annoying fan running on the roof during the night. The breakfast was more than I expected. It included, scrambled eggs, sausage, hard boiled eggs, yogurt, 3 hot waffles makers, pastries, fruit,... More 

Thank MarLea2013
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2 reviews
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

We booked this hotel online through a company that is claiming they are the Mackinaw City Chamber of Tourism BUT what they really are is a PRIVATE COMPANY (hence the .com web address) that owns all these hotels on the strip called Mackinaw City which is a ferry ride across from the REAL Mackinac Island. ONE MAN OWNS ALL OF... More 

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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

As many other reviews indicated, this is an old, dirty, run down place. Sorry to see the clarion name no longer means what it used to. But this review is about deception. My reservation was for a lake view with balcony. Instead, I'm in the basement where the sand is actually above my floor level and held back by a... More 

Thank Clifton F

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Clarion Hotel Beachfront

Address: 905 S. Huron, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
Region: United States > Michigan > Cheboygan County > Mackinaw City
Price Range: $120 - $407 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Clarion Hotel Beachfront 2.5*
Number of rooms: 115
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Also Known As:
Clarion Hotel Mackinaw City
Clarion Mackinaw City
Mackinaw City Clarion
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#7 On the Beach Hotel in Mackinaw City
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“Love beachfront balcony”
 of 5 bubbles relaxedtraveler712, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We booked a beach front room, but did not get it.”
 of 5 bubbles Brewerdoll, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you know what your getting . Couples don't need a room w/ 3 beds .”
 of 5 bubbles 661markr, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Upper floors near the back are quieter..there are some with good lake views”
 of 5 bubbles MrMrsJJF, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The suites are amazing if you are travelling with multiple couples. Priced absolutely right for a return trip.”
 of 5 bubbles jem0408092016, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
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