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4.0 out of 5

"I had a problem in the room our first night. Called Alex he came and looked at the problem, took care of it first thing in the morning. We needed extr ... " More

By a verified traveler on Tue 08 Aug 2017

Hotel Description

Family-friendly stay with free WiFi in Mackinaw City

In Mackinaw City

You'll find Mackinaw City Ferry Terminal and Lake Huron within a 15-minute walk of this Mackinaw City motel. Animal Tracks Adventure Golf and Mackinaw Manor Haunted Mansion are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Family-friendly fun

This motel features free WiFi in public areas, concierge services, and free self parking. Enjoy freebies like continental breakfast and a ferry terminal shuttle Express check-out is also provided.

Free WiFi, comfy beds

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and coffee/tea makers, the 48 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and LED TVs with cable channels. Other amenities include pillowtop beds, free local calls, and hair dryers.

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Jetted Tub

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed (with Sofa)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds (2nd floor)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds (Ground Floor)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Thunderbird Inn ratings based on 23 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.0 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Thunderbird Inn

Everyone (12) Couples (7) Family (7)
5 out of 5
I like the small playground for kids. My 16 month old daughter like that.

Posted by on Sep 30, 2019

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4 out of 5
It was clean. staff was friendly.a little older but nice.

Posted by on Sep 28, 2019

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4 out of 5
Great location; Decent breakfast options; Room size was nice; Shower didn't get very warm.

Posted by on Sep 10, 2019

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4 out of 5
Clean and spacious room, would stay here again, close to shopping and restaurants

Posted by on Sep 3, 2019

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3 out of 5
The room was clean and mostly as expected. The air conditioning unit wasn’t as cold as I like and I spent the majority of the night awake. Someone from the front desk came with towels at 9:30pm. We never called or asked for them so that was weird. Awkward!

Posted by on Sep 1, 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on Aug 30, 2019

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5 out of 5
Beautiful setting. Quiet xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Posted by on Aug 25, 2019

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5 out of 5
Staff was friendly, convenient location, and easy parking/

Posted by on Aug 7, 2019

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3 out of 5
The property was very close to the downtown area and the bridge. Awesome customer service and staff, but could use some more comfortable beds.

Posted by , from Northville on Jul 16, 2019

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4 out of 5
It was a great location, just outside the busy section of town . The staff

Posted by on Jun 28, 2019

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Renovations + Closures

The following facilities will be closed from 20 October 2019 to 14 May 2020 (dates subject to change):

  • Swimming pool

Property Features

Free breakfast is served daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. The family-friendly Thunderbird Inn also features tour/ticket assistance, concierge services, and express check-out. Free self parking is available. This Mackinaw City motel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 48 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Playground on site
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Pellston, MI (PLN-Pellston Regional) (24.6 km / 15.3 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free ferry terminal shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Thunderbird Inn offers 48 air-conditioned 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. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • LED television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily.

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Playground on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Snowmobiling nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Snowshoeing nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Cross-country skiing nearby

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 10 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 10 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance 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. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7 AM - 10 PM.
Guests arriving after 10 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

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.

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

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.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No elevators

Hotel Names

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