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Pataskala, Ohio
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Three couples on a motorcycle trip through WI, UP, and lower MI. This motel is perfect for those on motorcycle or snow machine trips. While the decor may be dated to some, it is reasonable for the target audience and the price is right. The sleeping area is a bit small, but the bathroom and adjacent area is a bit...

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hannah2-7, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the great review. We hope you will visit us again as soon as you can and as often as you are able. Thanks again!

Saint Ignace, Michigan
Reviewed 12 December 2015

I went out to my car to get my laptop just to write this second glowing review several years later. Driving home from a long week's business trip in Detroit. Three "business class" motels (noisy, not very clean) in Gaylord quoted me THREE TIMES as much for a mediocre room. I drove another 60 miles to come "home" to the...

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hannah2-7, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the great review. We appreciate your patronage, past and future! Please visit again soon!

Bellefontaine, Ohio
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Very slow drain in sink. Room quite small. No towel bar in bathroom near sink. WiFi was worth no more that it cost. I'm surprised that the outside ice machine passes health dept inspections. The ice scoop hangs on a chain outside the machine , the top of the machine has not been cleaned in my lifetime---GROSS !!!!

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hannah2-7, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate your comments and have looked into and attended to each of your concerns.

Worthington, Indiana
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Group of six rented this house. Bedroom 1 had one queen. Bedrooms two and three had two long twin beds. Clean, great location, full kitchen, zero issues. Can opener did not work, housekeeper brought replacement within a very reasonable amount of time. Small deck with view of ferry boats, ice just across parking lot. Very reasonable rate. Would not hesitate...

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hannah2-7, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review for the Snowflake Cottage. We are so glad that you had an enjoyable stay. We hope that you can visit us again soon. Thank you for your patronage.

Flint, Michigan
Reviewed 26 October 2015

This is a family-owned business with a motel, restaurant and a sports bar. It is surrounded by many national brand name chains. The room is spacious, has all the amenities and everything are well kept and clean. Huge parking lot with lounge chairs for the guests to sit, relax and watch a Lake Huron sunrise or sunset. The front desk...

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hannah2-7, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your great review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. We hope that you can visit us again soon.

Howell, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 8 October 2015

We stayed for 4 days. The hotel was gracious enough to let all the ORV riders park their trailers on the premises along with their ORV's. Our room was clean and comfortable. Lots of elbow room. Really, no complaints at all. There were chairs out in the lawn, so it was easy to 'hang out' and meet new people.

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hannah2-7, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the great review. Glad to hear that that you enjoyed all of our amenities! We were so happy to have such a great group of people in for that weekend and hope that everyone enjoyed themselves. We loved having you! We hope that you can visit us again soon.

Imlay City, Michigan
Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

I booked this motel about 6 months ago for the Trek The Mighty Mac ride and it has got to be one of the best joints I've stayed at while on riding weekends.. very clean.. great bed.. the parking lot is accommodating for trailers and its super close to the trailhead.. Michigan's Rogue side x side trail blazers were in...

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hannah2-7, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

"Blown away"...Wow!! We are absolutely thrilled to hear this! Thank you so much for the great review and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. What a great weekend the Trek the Mighty Mac was and we hope that you can attend next year. Thank you again. Keep Calm and Ride On!!

League City, Texas
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Cute simple motel. Rooms very clean and staff friendly. Hotel is adjacent to a good restaurant on property. Across the street to boats to Mackinac island. A few minutes from all St. Ignace has to offer. TV and frig included. Outside picnic tables make it great for families.

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hannah2-7, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review that you posted for us. We are so pleased to hear from our guests and appreciate your comments! We hope that you can visit again in the near future.

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We stayed for three nights at the Snowflake Cottage, part of the Driftwood Motel's complex. It was a little three bedroom, one bathroom house behind the restaurant and the Lakeview Loft. It was clean and comfortable with a nice deck where you could drink your coffee and watch the sun come up over the ferry boats in Lake Huron. After...

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hannah2-7, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review! The Snowflake Cottage has been very popular with the public and we hope that you can visit again soon! We would love to be your "home away from home"!

Reviewed 15 September 2015

Room was old but clean.... view from the patio bar was nice. Fireworks show on Saturday night was great. Male bartender was a real downer for visitors.... He stood at our table and only had negative things to say about the area.

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Thank you for taking the time to post a review for us. We appreciate your comments, good and bad, and will work harder in the future to impress our guests. Thank you.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Open year around. Directly across from ferries to Mackinac Island on Bus. Loop I-75. Our exceptionally clean, comfortable non-smoking rooms offer cable TV w/remotes, in-room refrigerators and coffeemakers, phones, all ground floor rooms, some with lake views. Pets welcome w/approval. Restaurant and Sports Bar adjacent serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, and cocktails. Come dine on our new covered patio overlooking the Straits of Mackinac and Mackinac Island. Complimentary casino shuttle and tokens. Game room and ATM on site. Located within a block of shopping district, sandy beach with picnic area, and museum. On snowmobile/ATV trails, close to ski trails and Little Bear East Ice Arena and Convention Center. NEWLY UPGRADED WIFI--STATE OF THE ART ... more   less 

Additional Information about Driftwood Motel

Address: 590 N State St, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1458
Region: United States > Michigan > Upper Peninsula > Mackinac County > Saint Ignace
Price Range: $50 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 27
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Saint Ignace
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“Request a waterfront room! And ask for extra pillows :)”
 of 5 bubbles lild0g, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“if you are coming to Trek the Mac this hotel is right by the arena where the ride ends easy access to trails for riding later”
 of 5 bubbles S9224PNmichelles, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room facing the waterfront.”
 of 5 bubbles cvqwv, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“stood right outside our door and watched fireworks, short walk to parks & shops”
 of 5 bubbles , 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have a view of the harbor and are large and delightful with good beds and cedar log furniture - stay here if you possibly can”
 of 5 bubbles 839iram, 11 Dec 2015 | Read review
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