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By a verified traveller on Sun 16 May 2021

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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).

Business services

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 perks like free self parking.

Free Internet, cable TV

The 114 soundproofed guestrooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, as well as balconies or patios. TVs come with cable channels, and other amenities include refrigerators and coffee/tea makers.

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Poolside

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
C$286* Per night/room 1 Jul. - 2 Jul.

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, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Courtyard Area

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Best Western Plus Dockside Waterfront Inn ratings based on 30 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.9 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 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Best Western Plus Dockside Waterfront Inn

Everyone (11) Couples (4) Family (8)
5 out of 5
Beautiful view of the water.

Posted by on 16 May 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

17 May 2021 by guest services

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.

4 out of 5

Posted by on 11 Oct. 2020

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 5 Oct. 2020

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2 out of 5

Posted by on 30 Sep. 2020

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5 out of 5
Great friendly staff. Will definitely stay there again

Posted by , from Green Bay, Wis on 14 Sep. 2020

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3 out of 5
Great location, friendly staff, hotel very outdated, overdue for an renovation!

Posted by , from Pinckney MI on 28 Aug. 2020

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2 out of 5
WAY WAY overpriced for the room we got. Loud , stairway RIGHT in front of our room. Somewhat clean, is all I can say.

Posted by , from Mackinaw city on 9 Aug. 2020

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4 out of 5
The location is great, room was clean. Wish they had told us about the lack of breakfast. The deal with the restaurant across the street only applies if you're willing to wait 45 minutes to get in.

Posted by , from Indiana on 1 Aug. 2020

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3 out of 5
I checked in early but the room wasn’t ready. I did the check in process and then came back later. The lady at the desk said she couldn't find me, I told her I had already checked in 2 hrs ago, I know I’m in there. She replied “are you sure you have the right hotel” what, are kidding me I thought. She finally found me (smh). Room 234 was given to us. The carpet was so wet! The room smelled very musty The odor lingered our whole stay. I’m sure it was the shower curtain because every time I took a shower the smell was so strong from the curtain. House keeping should be reporting the musty smell from this room!. Our bolt lock on room 234 did not lock. It did not line up to lock up. Breakfast is not provided due to COVID which is understandable but don’t advertise it’s included if it’s not. Update your rooms to what Is offered. Positive things are that the location is Convenient, rooms are good size.

Posted by on 17 Jul. 2020

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 5 Jul. 2020

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About the Best Western Plus Dockside Waterfront Inn

Location 505 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701

Renovations + Closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

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. Business amenities include a business center and a meeting room. A terrace, barbecue grills, and an arcade/game room 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
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Game room or arcade
  • Terrace
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Laundry facilities
  • 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) (25.6 km / 15.9 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. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Premium cable television is provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private balcony or patio
  • Television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Nearby Activities

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at anytime

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

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.

Pet Policy

  • 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 may be 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.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of We Care Clean (Best Western). This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global) and SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • LGBTQIA friendly
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines We Care Clean (Best Western)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • No gap period between guest stays
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Reservation is not required for facilities onsite
  • Property follows sanitization practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global)
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

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.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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