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Aurora Borealis Motor Inn

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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

They advertise you get a "lakefront" view but it's a joke. You can barely see it. Rooms are very small and place needs revamping. Bavarian Haus is cheaper and nicer. Toilet paper smelled like poop so don't blow your nose with it!

Thank Nicole C
Middleville, Michigan
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We stayed here Saturday night....we paid $179.19 for a one night stay at this horrible, uncomfortable motel. The mattress was hard as a brick, no ironing board, 2 very small soaps and 1 small packet of shampoo...that was it. We asked for more towels...they tried to send us to some dumpy restaurant. Save your money and go somewhere else.

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I took our 2 months old on a little trip. We stayed at this hotel and it was very nice. Very clean and you can see the water from some rooms.my son had vomited all over my bed after they had just cleaned the room The new owner was fantastic to deal with so understanding. We will...

Thank Felicity B
Shelby Township, Michigan
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

I normally don't stay at smaller hotels. This place is wonderful. The two gentlemen at the front desk were friendly and helpful. My room was absolutely spotless. I could find even the smallest speck of dirt/dust anyplace. Everything was in perfect order, nothing out of alignment. The bed is comfortable and clean. It also is very quiet. I will be...

Thank Rayweyland
Toledo, Ohio
Reviewed 1 October 2016

This hotel does not have a lot of frills- very basic, it served our needs well. The room size was nice, everything is in excellent condition; they take great care in maintaining the grounds and the rooms. The rooms are very clean which to me is the most important thing in a hotel. It was priced well too. I would...

Thank 1TwinGal
Marinette Wisconsin
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We had a very nice Clean room and it fulfilled our needs for the weekend. They had a discount on tickets for the ferry ride to the island which saved us a little money which we put right back into the economy there in St. Ignace .

Reviewed 14 September 2016

The beds felt like cement, the owner was the rudest person I have ever met, and there are no mini fridges in room. The staff are great people. The ladies that clean the rooms are great and very friendly.

Thank Melissa P
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

A short Labor Day weekend trip led us to an overnight stay in St. Ignace, Michigan. With the unofficial end of summer and the Labor Day weekend passed, hotel and motel rooms were plentiful and much cheaper than peak season. We chose to stay at the Aurora Borealis Motor Inn. Our room was large with two queen beds and a...

Thank Heather K
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We stayed here as we were visiting Mackinac Island. This is a very outdated, basic motel. It is clean but beyond that there is nothing else making me want to return. The rooms are plain. No pictures on wall. Beds very uncomfortable. Yes the area is expensive during tourist season and this room was somewhat less expensive yet it definitely...

Thank Belle225
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Very clean! Appreciated a clean room for a reasonable price. Could smell the clean sheets and clean towels soon as we walked in the room. The bed was a little firm but the sheets were so clean and comfy. Provided us with a discount for breakfast and were helpful in showing us our room and parking. Great stay.

Thank Colleen M

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
20% senior discount for persons 50 years and older! 56 new units. All rooms air-conditioned with color cable TV, phones, tub/shower combinations. Non-smoking and handicapped rooms available. Immaculate housekeeping. Two blocks from Mackinac Island ferry docks with free shuttle service to and from docks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aurora Borealis Motor Inn

Address: 635 US Highway 2 W, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1745
Region: United States > Michigan > Upper Peninsula > Mackinac County > Saint Ignace
Price Range: $83 - $83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Aurora Borealis Motor Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 56
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“We had a room on the backside , which was nice a quiet”
 of 5 bubbles TRUKPULR, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“north end rooms have a better bay view”
 of 5 bubbles shrewdgrud, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“comfortable beds with nice pillows and quieter”
 of 5 bubbles ajcwc1, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“East side of the hotel faces the morning sun and a view of Lake Huron”
 of 5 bubbles leroyh603, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Make a request ahead of time if you're riding and want a ground floor room instead of 2nd floor.”
 of 5 bubbles meginn26112, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
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