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Thunderbird Inn, Mackinaw City

2.5-star2.5 stars
146 Old Us 31Mackinaw CityMI49701United States of America

No-frills Mackinaw City guestrooms with comfy beds
  • Free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
Fantastic service
Value for money
Best value for money
Breakfast is average
Complaints about WiFi
280See all 280 reviews
From 218 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Thunderbird Inn, Mackinaw City

from $70
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Jetted Tub
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed
  • Standard Single Room
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed (with Sofa)
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Jetted Tub

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 48 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 4 PM-10 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-out
The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 10 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children (12 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free ferry terminal shuttle


  • Free self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • Resort fee included
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Picnic area

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Pillowtop mattress
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features


On Site

  • Playground on site


  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Cross-country skiing nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Snowmobiling nearby
  • Snowshoeing nearby

Thunderbird Inn, Mackinaw City’s small print

Also known as

  • Thunderbird Inn Mackinaw City
  • Thunderbird Mackinaw City


This property does not have elevators.

Mandatory fees

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Resort fee

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Thunderbird Inn, Mackinaw City


  • Animal Tracks Adventure Golf - 15 min walk
  • Mackinaw City Dock - 16 min walk
  • Mackinaw Manor Haunted Mansion - 17 min walk
  • Spy Quest Laser Maze - 17 min walk
  • Mackinaw Bridge Museum - 21 min walk
  • Wawatam Park - 21 min walk
  • Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum - 21 min walk
  • Colonial Michilimackinac Park - 24 min walk

Getting around

  • Pellston, MI (PLN-Pellston Regional) - 19 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Free ferry terminal shuttle

Recent reviews

Good 7.8 From 280 reviews

Thunderbird Inn, Mackinaw City
The best place to stay in Mackinaw City
Super friendly staff, a very clean room and and a great value!
Nick, us2 night trip
Thunderbird Inn, Mackinaw City
Clean, great service and quiet.
kari, us1 night trip
Thunderbird Inn, Mackinaw City
Nice for the Price
I liked the sausage, eggs, and potatoes for breakfast with starbucks in the kureg. Definitely more than I was expecting for an Inn. I enjoyed checking out and getting a "good morning sunshine" from the employee. I would stay again if I go to mackinaw.
meridian, us1 night trip
Thunderbird Inn, Mackinaw City
Carey, us1 night business trip
Thunderbird Inn, Mackinaw City
wonderful stay
Management went out of their way, to make my stay comfort. Would stay again!
John, us3 night trip

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Thunderbird Inn, Mackinaw City

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