Where to stay on Mackinac Island?
Updated: Mar 19
Wanting to stay on Mackinac Island but having trouble narrowing down your lodging choices? Mackinac Resorts is a property management company located on Mackinac Island and we can help!
If you are looking for a hotel room in the heart of downtown, Pontiac Lodge is the place for you. This 11-room hotel has a nautical theme, with wet bars in each room, some with jacuzzi tubs. There is also a two-bedroom suite with a living room and full kitchen. All rooms have air conditioning. Pontiac Lodge is just steps away from all that downtown Mackinac Island has to offer. This property is open all year, so consider visiting in the quiet winter season and enjoy Mackinac in a whole new way – snow-covered and serene.
Are you looking for waterfront views near restaurants, shops and attractions? Check out Downtown Harbor Suites and Penthouse. They have views overlooking the bustling harbor and Round Island. The Harbor Suites each have a king size bed, full bath, living room with a queen size sleeper sofa, and kitchen. These suites are located on the second floor, accessible by stairway only, and have air conditioning. The Penthouse has three bedrooms, two and a half baths, a full kitchen, dining room, living room with sleeper sofa, laundry room, and private elevator. The rooftop terrace is a relaxing spot to sit in the sun, watching boats coming and going.
The Village Inn Suites are located above the Kingston Kitchen at the Village Inn – a restaurant that serves up delicious Jamaican fare in a fun, laid-back atmosphere. These bright, cheery one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites can sleep 2 to 6 people. Each offers a private bedroom, a living room and full kitchen. Village Inn Suites are open all year so visit in any season.
You’ll find an out-of-the-way getaway at Sunset Condos. There are standard hotel rooms and one, two and three bedroom condos available. The condos have full kitchens, fireplaces, balconies, and a shuttle to and from the downtown area. There are grills for cooking out and picnic areas to enjoy eating outside. The condos can sleep up to 12 people and are ideal for families, friends, wedding parties and reunions. Sunset Condos also have limited pet friendly condos with goodies for your dog upon arrival – a custom Mackinac Island neckerchief and a bag of peanut butter dog biscuits from a local shop.
If a quiet retreat, away from the bustle of town, is what you are wanting, take a look at Lakebluff Suites at Oakwood. There is a One-room suite, a Gardenview Suite and a Penthouse Suite. Each unit has a sliding glass door which leads to an outdoor balcony perfect for watching sunsets in the evening. Each suite sleeps two and has a kitchenette with a microwave, fridge and coffee maker. These suites also each feature a whirlpool tub.
If you dream of spending a longer time on Mackinac Island, you can look into renting a cottage or home through Mackinac Vacation Rentals. There are rentals located all over the island - with homes overlooking the sparkling Straits of Mackinac to secluded cottages tucked away in the woods. Each home has its own unique history. You and your family can add to the history by making your own special Mackinac memories. Ask about the minimum rental periods set by the City of Mackinac Island and Mackinac Island State Park.
So go ahead, check out all of the lodging options and book your island vacation today!