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Overview of Thunderbird Inn

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Guest reviews

3.9 / 5Good
1,081 reviews

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Air Conditioning

Map

What's nearby

Popular LocationMackinaw City Ferry Terminal8 min walk
Popular LocationMackinaw City Dock17 min walk
RestaurantDarrow's2 min drive
RestaurantNorthern Lights Restaurant10 min drive
AirportPellston, MI (PLN-Pellston Regional)29 min drive

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Free cancellation on all rooms

You can change or cancel this stay if plans change. Because flexibility matters.

  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds (Ground Floor)

    Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds (Ground Floor)

    Room amenities

    • 315 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

    Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

    Room amenities

    • 243 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Jetted Tub

    Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Jetted Tub

    Room amenities

    • 282 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed

    Standard Room, 1 King Bed

    Room amenities

    • 243 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed (with Sofa)

    Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed (with Sofa)

    Room amenities

    • 248 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Jetted Tub

    Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Jetted Tub

    Room amenities

    • 355 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds (2nd floor)

    Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds (2nd floor)

    Room amenities

    • 315 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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About this area

Mackinaw City

Thunderbird Inn is located in Mackinaw City. Wilderness State Park and Lake Huron reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Totem Village and Deer Ranch. Traveling with kids? Consider The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World and Wings of Mackinac Butterfly Conservatory. Take in the nearby slopes with cross-country skiing, or check out other outdoor activities such as snowmobiling and snowshoeing.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Mackinaw City Ferry Terminal - 8 min walk
  • Mackinaw City Dock - 17 min walk
  • Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse - 2 min drive
  • Headlands International Dark Sky Park - 9 min drive
  • Mackinac Bridge - 14 min drive

Restaurants

  • Darrow's - 2 min drive
  • Northern Lights Restaurant - 10 min drive
  • Subway - 10 min drive
  • Clyde's Drive-In - 10 min drive
  • Saint Ignace Truck Stop Restaurant - 10 min drive

About this property

Thunderbird Inn

Family-friendly motel in Mackinaw City with free breakfast
Concierge services, express check-out, and tour/ticket assistance are available at this smoke-free motel. Free continental breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. All 48 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and LED TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find pillowtop beds, free local calls, and hair dryers.
Thunderbird Inn offers 48 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. 32-inch LED televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries.
This Mackinaw City motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

Free self parking
Free ferry terminal shuttle

Food and drink

Free continental breakfast available daily

Things to do

Playground

Family friendly

Playground
Refrigerator

Conveniences

No elevators

Guest services

Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Front desk (limited hours)
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

English

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Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
Heating (climate-controlled)
Pillow-top mattress

Bathroom

Free toiletries
Hair dryer
Shower/tub combination

Entertainment

32-inch LED TV
Cable channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Refrigerator

More

Access via exterior corridors
Free local calls
Iron/ironing board
Phone

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4 PM - 10 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 10 PM. <br />If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.
  • This property will place a credit card authorization of 1 night for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking.

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 23 October 2019 to 14 May 2020 (dates subject to change).

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Payment types accepted at this property

American Express
Discover
Mastercard
Visa

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
  • Safety features at this property include a smoke detector. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Property is also known as

  • Thunderbird Inn Mackinaw City
  • Thunderbird Mackinaw City
  • Thunderbird Inn Motel
  • Thunderbird Inn Mackinaw City
  • Thunderbird Inn Motel Mackinaw City

Frequently asked questions

Guest reviews

5 - Excellent
301
4 - Good
461
3 - Okay
218
2 - Mediocre
71
1 - Poor
30
4.1
Cleanliness
4.2
Service and Staff
4.0
Amenities
3.7
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Bed comfortable. Breakfast was awesome! Staff was friendly!

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Will Be Back

Great hotel for the price. Will definitely stay there again. Friendly front desk.

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Excellent check in and service overnight stay on a long trip. Staff was very helpful and were very friendly and considerate.

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

The room was very clean and the staff was friendly. I got the best nght of sleep i have ever has away from home.

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Nice place, it was clean and has a friendly staff

Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019