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Rainbow Motel

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We stayed at this little motel on our way to a distant destination. the property is older but it is neatly maintained and our room was very clean. The bed was comfortable. This place was perfect for our brief over night stay. The staff is pleasant and helpful. The cost was perfect for our purpose. I wold recommend this motel...

2Thank Tom C
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We were very happy with this hotel. The price was great, staff was friendly, and the room was clean and tidy. It's not the Ritz, but it served it's purpose and at that price, we'd definitely come back.

4Thank Rachel K
Reviewed 25 September 2016

A very nice clean, economical and friendly place to stay. We stayed 3 nights. Positive points are that it is not affiliated with the large expensive chains just across the street. It was quiet with a reserved parking space in front of each room. Nice relaxing garden area with swings, chairs and BBQ. They provide a breakfast coupon for a...

3Thank B N
Silver Spring, Maryland
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We were famished when we checked in. The desk clerk directed us to the restaurant next door for delicious Michigan pasties. Our room was small but held everything we needed. I especially liked the little garden planted outside each room.

2Thank Skute_11
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Arriving in town later in the day before a visit to Mackinaw Island, we wanted a basic place for the night. This motel fit our needs very well. Inexpensive without frills but clean and comfortable. A good value in our opinion. Staff was friendly and accommodating.

4Thank Bill S
Burlington, Canada
Reviewed 13 September 2016

the hotel was ok for the money but it is tired looking. The room was clean and service was very friendly. The carpet needs replacing and air conditioning was not the best but doable. No breakfast was included.

Thank Angela N
United States
Reviewed 8 September 2016

These are very clean rooms with comfortable beds. Yes the rooms are not spacious, but who is spending much time a the hotel room in Mackinaw City anyway. Excellent location within walking distance of shopping, ferries to Mackinac, etc. I will stay here with every future trip to Mackinaw City

3Thank George H
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We arrived late and left early so it's hard to review on such a short stay. The pool area looked nice and our room was clean. Mackinaw City prices are way too high for what you get, but what can you do. In my opinion, To get the whole Mackinac experience, you have to spend the night on the island.

Thank travlingirl61
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Best value for your money is staying at this hotel. Everything is within walking distance. Beds are comfortable and very clean bathroom and room! Check out is 10:00 am so if you are a late riser ask for late checkout. There is a lot to do in mackinaw so I can't see sleeping in late.

1Thank Pam M
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Rainbow motel is very clean and well kept... A true diamond in Mackinaw City! Family owned with a sincere thoughtfulness and appreciation for it's customers! Thank you! Please avoid the 'big chain' hotels in Mackinaw City.. You'll be glad you did!

2Thank Terri D

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service

Additional Information about Rainbow Motel

Address: 602 South Huron Avenue, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
Region: United States > Michigan > Cheboygan County > Mackinaw City
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Rainbow Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 29
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#3 Family Hotel in Mackinaw City
#6 Romantic Hotel in Mackinaw City
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“Beautiful Family owned Motel.”
 of 5 bubbles forsheconcrete, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“room 101 was larger but the shower is for Christmas elves.”
 of 5 bubbles parklap3, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Although we would stay here again, we'd only do so for one night, as the beds were hard and fairly uncomfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles P8379UGelizabethg, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We were in a room that bordering the main street, but there was little noise. Room 101 located directly across the hall from the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles ChristopherV625, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We picked the smallest room available and were satisfied. But you may want a bigger room if you need space.”
 of 5 bubbles Davidamy617, 2 Nov 2015 | Read review
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