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Moran Bay Motel

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Harris, Minnesota
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This was a very clean, small room. Wished we could have stayed longer just to sit on the deck! Would visit again when in the area. The owner was very nice. Provided a towel to wipe our bike down in the morning.

Thank nat h
Lake in the Hills, Illinois
Reviewed 17 August 2016

I recently stayed in the Moran Bay Motel, based on reviews here on Trip Advisor. I did not expect much, being $75/night. I don't care if it's small, as long as it's clean. It wasn't. The room was in such need of repair. Some ceiling tiles were coming off the ceiling, the bathroom floor had a large indent, so you...

Thank kleigh88
Reviewed 11 July 2016

we went last year for the first time and we stayed at moran bay motel. we loved it. it was very affordable and clean. there was a tv fridge and coffee machine. I NEED COFFEE lol. the gental man running the front desk was very polite and nice as well. it is walking disstance to everything. FREE WIFI. also a...

Thank Christina H
Allegan County, Michigan
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Had a great three day stay. Rooms are clean and cozy. Great view of the bay. Nice park across the street for kids to play. Nice swimming beach at park. Would stay there agian. Host is very nice. Whith in five minutes walking to down town. Lots of the things to see and do downtown.

Thank Charles T
Tim M, Owner at Moran Bay Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. We try hard to make all our guests stay enjoyable and comfortable. Thank you for your stay with us. Hope to see you again.

Butler, Indiana
Reviewed 7 August 2015

We have stayed at The Moran Bay Motel for the past 5 yrs, very pleased with our rooms and oh what a view...... Breath taking sunset and sunrise. Highly recommend to family and friends. We ride motorcycles, and the owner TIM is very accomodating to us and our friends. All were happy.

1Thank Carol M
Tim M, Owner at Moran Bay Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Carol. It's always good to see your group each year. We try to accommodate all our guests the best way we can, as I would be treated . Thank you again and see you next time.

Winter Haven, Florida, United States
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Amazing view from large new picture windows! Very convenient location close to everything. The room itself (#8) was small, but clean, with a comfortable queen sized bed. The carpeting looked fairly new - nice table & chairs - older TV & furniture with not much charm, except for a cozy white quilt on the bed. Maybe it was too early...

2Thank Lmw0829
Reviewed 18 November 2014

Had stayed at this motel last year. On a whim we decided to visit St. Ignace once again (one of our very favorite Michigan towns) and was pleasantly surprised to know this motel was still open for the season considering it was late October. We actually received the same room as when we stayed last year! Again, the room did...

1Thank rychrlim
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 9 September 2014

My granddaughter and I were traveling across country and stopped into St. Ignace before heading down to southern Mi to visit family. Moran Bay is a jewel, the owner was helpful and friendly and I enjoyed visiting with him. Our room was nice, nothing fancy, has an "up north" feel and I liked that. I had no problem falling asleep...

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Baraboo, Wisconsin
Reviewed 8 August 2014

The owners are very pleasant. I was able to book a room for four days and then add another day with no problem. The bed is comfy and the pillows are fluffy. The water pressure is awesome! Since it's on a hill there is level parking in the back.

1Thank cachinggirl112
Chicago, IL
Reviewed 7 August 2014

We were pleasantly surprised by this small motel, it was everything we wanted for our St.Ignace stay. It is short walk to shopping, restaurants, and the ferries out to the islands. It is also pretty close to the only grocery in town.. Owners are friendly and helpful, the rooms are clean and comfortable. You can't ask for more than that..

Thank gurnie

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
9 Clean and comfortable rooms with a MILLION $ VIEW of Mackinac Island and Lake Huron.All rooms are SMOKE-FREE. Close to ferry lines, restaurants, shopping. Free WI-FI,small refridg.,In-room coffee, C/CTV. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Moran Bay Motel

Address: 500 US Highway 2 W, P.O. Box 341, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1643
Region: United States > Michigan > Upper Peninsula > Mackinac County > Saint Ignace
Number of rooms: 9
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“they have great views of the lake and walking distance to everything”
christinahA7347CM, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are great”
charlest41, 23 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Every room has an awesome view of the lake.”
carolmS9434UB, 6 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The motel sits on a hill offering all rooms an open expanse of Lake Huron, light house, and ferry boat traffic.”
Lmw0829, 2 Jun 2015 | Read review
“All face towards the Bay.”
rychrlim, 17 Nov 2014 | Read review
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