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Lamplighter Motel

303 E Jamet St P.O. Box 719, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9675
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#4 of 41 hotels in Mackinaw City
Come and enjoy personalized service in a family owned business. Our rooms are clean and comfortable. We are within walking distance to island ferry docks, downtown shopping area, restaurants, and the Mackinaw Crossings. The Mackinac Bridge and fort are only a short stroll away. A children's play park is next door. With our location you can take in all that Mackinaw has to offer without driving your car. We are the only motel in Mackinaw City that is in the middle of the residential area.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Non-smoking hotel
Room features
Air conditioning
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Rick F wrote a review Jul 2021
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The owners are very nice! The motel is clean and quiet and close to everything we needed. It was easy to get to the boat docks to go to the island for the day. The room was very comfortable and clean. I love all the decorations in our room! I highly recommend this motel and will be going back again for sure! I love the nightly camp fires!
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Date of stay: July 2021
Room Tip: I like the "Somewhere In Time" room!
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cmillerfitness1 wrote a review Nov 2020
Lansing, Michigan16 contributions6 helpful votes
The owners are friendly and helpful. The themed room was very cute and clean. The landscaping is gorgeous. The motel is 2 blocks from the beach and 2 blocks from town in a residential area. The nightly firepit is wonderful to be able to meet others from all over the country. We are already talking about staying again in a different themed room. Wonderful find and we are happy we stayed.
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Date of stay: August 2020
Danielle P wrote a review Aug 2020
Farmington, Michigan1 contribution
We loved our overnight stay at the Lamplighter Motel. The theme rooms were a hit with the kids, as well as the nightly bonfires. Overall, the rooms were clean and accommodating with coffee for the next morning. We were extremely pleased with the stay and would 100% go back.
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Date of stay: August 2020
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952aap wrote a review Aug 2020
Minneapolis, Minnesota5 contributions3 helpful votes
Really great owners that go out of their way to serve. Everything in room works!, social firepit at night, easy parking, clean, great air conditioning. Not luxurious by any means but clean, basic, functional rooms. I left behind a personal item by accident and they called to inform me that evening, carefully packed it and mailed to my home. You don't see that kind of service in any industry nowadays. Really went out of their way and they deserve recognition for that. Highly recommend for a couple.
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Date of stay: August 2020
Room Tip: Classic old school motel that works
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Tabby Thomas wrote a review Aug 2020
Grand Blanc, Michigan1 contribution
MY FAMILY LOVES THIS MOTEL! The rooms are nice, cozy and clean. Jennifer and Terry are really nice people with good hearts. They make sure your stay is great. They didn't even mind my big fur baby. We enjoyed our stay and can't wait to come back and stay!
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Frequently Asked Questions about Lamplighter Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Lamplighter Motel?
Nearby attractions include Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse (0.4 km), Keyhole Bar & Grill (0.3 km), and Mackinaw Bridge Museum (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Lamplighter Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and kids activities.
Which room amenities are available at Lamplighter Motel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
Is parking available at Lamplighter Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Lamplighter Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Chippewa Room, Mackinaw Bakery & Coffeehouse, and Audie's Restaurant.
Is Lamplighter Motel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.4 km away from the centre of Mackinaw City.
Are pets allowed at Lamplighter Motel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Lamplighter Motel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Colonial Michilimackinac (0.6 km), Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park (6.5 km), and McGulpin Point Lighthouse & Historic Site (3.6 km).