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4.2 out of 5

"fun place to spend time at a lot to see had a great time here " More

By a verified traveller on Wed 01 Jun 2016

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Hotel Description

Beach hotel near Mackinac Bridge

In Mackinaw City

Within a 5-minute walk of the hotel, you'll find Animal Tracks Adventure Golf and Lake Huron. Mackinaw Manor Haunted Mansion and Spy Quest Laser Maze are also within half a mile (1 km).

Free perks

This hotel features an indoor pool and a fitness center. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the spa tub and free perks like full breakfast and free self parking.

Free Internet, refrigerators

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and coffee/tea makers, the 114 guestrooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, as well as TVs with cable channels. Other amenities include free local calls, hair dryers, and ironing boards.

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Courtyard Area

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
C$102* Per night/room 8 Oct. - 9 Oct.

Suite, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking, Lakeside (with Sofabed)

Bed Count 3 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 8 Max

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Lakeside

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Poolside

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking, Lakeside

Bed Count 3 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Poolside

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Best Western Plus Dockside Waterfront Inn ratings based on 14 Verified Reviews

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

Guest reviews for Best Western Plus Dockside Waterfront Inn

Everyone (5) Couples (1) Family (2)
4 out of 5
Needs updating to keep up with the price they are requiring.

Posted by on 22 Aug. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

23 Aug. 2019 by anna

Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our property. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for not exceeding your expectations. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you gave us to implement improvements to ensure we offer a better experience for guests in the future. I hope that you will consider staying with us again so that we can have another chance to provide you with a superior experience.

5 out of 5
Hotel was wonderful, we had a awesome view from our room. Bed was very comfortable too

Posted by on 11 Aug. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

12 Aug. 2019 by al

Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our property. Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. We hope you will come back and see us again soon. If I can be of assistance in the future, please don't hesitate to contact me at 231-436-5001. Thank you again for taking the time to complete the survey. We appreciate your loyalty to our brand.

4 out of 5

Posted by on 28 Jul. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

28 Jul. 2019 by al

Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our property. Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. We hope you will come back and see us again soon. If I can be of assistance in the future, please don't hesitate to contact me at 231-436-5001. Thank you again for taking the time to complete the survey. We appreciate your loyalty to our brand.

4 out of 5
The girls at the front desk are all very friendly and helpful. The house cleaning lady works very hard and is very nice and friendly and our room was nice and clean. The only negative thing i would have to say is the girls doing the breakfast are not very nice especially this one lady. I asked her if there was any more strawberries and she said it wasn't her job it was the other ladies job. Very Rude. Other than that all the other staff are very friendly and helpful. The pool and hot tub were clean and nice. The queen mattresses were tempuredic, but the king mattress was made in Grand Rapids, Michigan under a name i never heard of before. It was just okay to sleep on. Several years ago we had that same room and that mattress was the best. Slept like a baby. The room was updated since 2 years ago, so that was also nice to see. Overall a Nice place to stay. Maybe just go and buy breakfast across the street.

Posted by on 9 Jul. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

9 Jul. 2019 by Dcs

Thank you so much for staying with us.

2 out of 5
Nice location in Mackinac City- close to restaurants and ferries. Motel was old and very out dated. Breakfast was edible, but nothing was good. Terribly overpriced! I would not recommend this property.

Posted by on 7 Jul. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

7 Jul. 2019 by Dcs

Please accept our apology

5 out of 5
Location is excellent for all our adventures in this area.

Posted by on 6 Jun. 2019

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7 Jun. 2019 by Dcs

Thank you for staying with us.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 6 Jun. 2019

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6 Jun. 2019 by Dcs

Thank you so much for staying with us.

5 out of 5
very clean and smoke free! Great staff too.very clean and smoke free! Great staff too.

Posted by on 30 May 2019

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31 May 2019 by Dcs

Thank you for staying with us.

5 out of 5

great view

Pros: close to things and great view of lake
Cons: parking need more of was told to park in hc spot none left to park in also one car and had two rooms
Location: bridge and close to boat rides to island
fun place to spend time at a lot to see had a great time here

Posted by , from indiana on 1 Jun. 2016

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3 out of 5

Decent hotel but not the greatest.

Pros: Close restaurants, nice beach and access to lake huron, close to attractions, decent room and great tv
Cons: Poor breakfast, poor internet connection, terrible work out facility, dated exterior
The hotel is nicely set up and has ease of access to Mackinaw City. It was only about 2-3 blocks from shopping, restaurants, and the ferrys to Mackinac Island. However, the decor seemed a little dated and the entire place was painted a dark brown. The room was nice but we were on the first floor and could hear the upstairs neighbors. The "courtyard view" is of the parking lot. Shower head was old and leaked and there was minimal water pressure. The water was either too cold or too hot. Room had a large flat screen TV - NICE. The free breakfast was not so great - every day consisted of mediocre sausage patties, instant scrambled eggs, gravy, biscuits, waffles, and generic cereal. There were only two waffle irons and they could not keep up with the traffic as there was often a 10 minute wait for them. Gym was TERRIBLE. It consisted of 1 ok treadmill, 2 useless treadmills, and 1 Bowflex...no free weights or anything else! The gym seemed to be a conference room turned to work out area and was completely oversized for what was in there. It was also very hot and not well ventilated or cooled. There was also no water. Plus the topper was it was on the fourth floor with no elevator access. The "Free Wi-Fi" was hit or miss on good days and when it worked it was slow and our room was close to the front lobby and antennas. One good thing about the hotel was that the pool and sauna were very nice and functioned well during our trip.

Posted by , from Michigan on 6 Aug. 2012

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About the Best Western Plus Dockside Waterfront Inn

Location 505 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701

Property Features

Best Western Plus Dockside Waterfront Inn offers its guests an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness center. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. A business center and a meeting room are available. Free breakfast is served daily. An arcade/game room, multilingual staff, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby are also featured at the business-friendly Best Western Plus Dockside Waterfront Inn. Self parking is free. This Mackinaw City hotel is smoke free.

  • 114 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • Full breakfast (free)
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Game room or arcade
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Arcade/game room
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Pellston, MI (PLN-Pellston Regional) (25.8 km / 16 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Best Western Plus Dockside Waterfront Inn offers 114 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Televisions come with premium cable channels. This Mackinaw City hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and complimentary toiletries.

  • Television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests are served free full breakfast daily.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 15.0 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 10.0 per night.

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

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

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit 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.

  • Only service animals are allowed

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 10.0 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 15.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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