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4.2 out of 5

"the different themes for each room created a conversation at breakfast as to each room we were in also the location and the friendly staff...lovely br ... " More

By a verified traveler on Sun 30 Jun 2019

Hotel Description

Beach motel near Mackinac Bridge

In historical district

Within a 5-minute walk of this Mackinaw City motel, you'll find Lake Huron and Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse. Wawatam Park and Colonial Michilimackinac Park are also within half a mile (1 km).

Free perks

An outdoor pool is featured at this motel, along with free self parking. Guests will appreciate free perks like continental breakfast and WiFi in public areas. A garden and express check-out are also provided.

Free WiFi, cable TV

The 23 individually decorated guestrooms offer free WiFi and room service. Other amenities include cable TV, hair dryers, and phones.

Standard Double Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Classic Room, 1 Queen Bed (Themed Canopy)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Double Room

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

American Boutique Inn - Lakeview ratings based on 9 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.2 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for American Boutique Inn - Lakeview

Everyone (8) Family (1)
4 out of 5

Posted by on Jul 10, 2019

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5 out of 5
the different themes for each room created a conversation at breakfast as to each room we were in also the location and the friendly staff...lovely break in the evening for wine and cheese...the only thing I wish was different was the size of the gathering room...I know more people came in but because of size didn't stay

Posted by , from bay city michigan on Jun 30, 2019

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3 out of 5

Good location, across the street from the lake

Pros: Location, landscaping, and themed rooms. WiFi worked well, and on-site parking was nice
Cons: Better, modern plumbing for consistent shower temps needed. The hotel is dated...1970's era. No elevator; ground floor for those not wanting to climb
Location: Mackinaw Island, The scenic lake shore walks, biking, some tourist shopping...nice town.
Very nicely landscaped hotel, and quaint rooms, but a little dated...70's era. No hot beverage/coffee maker in room or lobby, and limited wall outlets. Bed was comfortable, and room is clean. Plumbing could be improved; hard to regulate shower temps. A suitcase stand or rest would be nice as well. Breakfast served attractively, w/ nice classical music, but a little spartan w/ limited selections, carbohydrate rich and no hot foods. Good pricing for the med/small room size and fairly quiet & scenic area. No work out facilities, but limited pool hours in front of hotel. Nice walking area along the lake front across the street from the hotel. Friendly owner/manager.

Posted by , from Oregon on Sep 14, 2017

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5 out of 5

Great Stay at the Bridge

Pros: We loved the decor and the location. They delivered breakfast to our room which was a very nice touch. The pool was warm.
Cons: They could have included a cup for hot beverages in the room.
Location: Close to the shopping district of town, restaurants and the ferry to Mackinaw Island. The location is quiet and across from Lake Michigan.
This motel is small, but cozy. The rooms are clean and nicely decorated. The staff was helpful and gracious. When I needed some hot water for tea in the evening, they immediate got me a thermos of hot water. The price is great. Lovely views and close to town. I would happily recommend this to anyone.

Posted by , from Muskegon, MI on Sep 23, 2016

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5 out of 5

Nice quaint hotel with great views!

We stopped here one night on way to the Island the next day. We found the room to be clean, small, decorated cute with a very comfy bed and bedding. Will definately stay again.

Posted by , from Kalamazoo, MI on Aug 13, 2016

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3 out of 5

Clean, cute but just ok

Pros: location
Cons: Add a refrigerator and fix water temperature control
Location: The area speaks for itself, Mackinaw City, Mackinaw Island and the UP
if your looking for a clean, cute hotel that is in a great location of the bridge, this is the hotel for you. There is no frig. which is a pain trying to keep drinks cold. I reported a problem with the shower water. If your first to take a shower the water would be scalding hot 1 min. and cold the next. If you turned the hot water on about an inch and cold water on full, it would still be too hot. Hard to get a comfortable level. Then the second person would get a luke warm shower at best. The walls are pretty thin so neighbor noise was exagerrated. There was approx. an 1/8" gap at outside doors so winters could be cold. There was very limited seating for the breakfast. BUT across the street was a park right next to the bridge so it was a great location

Posted by , from Tn on Aug 13, 2016

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5 out of 5

Great Experience!

We enjoyed our stay at this hotel! The room was spotless, and decorated with a Parisian theme based on the movie, "Charade." Many of the rooms are themed this way after old movies. The beds were comfortable and extra pillows provided. Small continental breakfast is provided and will be provided for you in a basket complete with a thermos of coffee and brought to your room for "breakfast in bed". Since in-room coffee makers are not provided, this is great! Guests staying in themed rooms are invited to a wine and cheese tasting in the evening. Lovely! Nice outside heated pool. The owners staff the desk and are very attentive to guests' needs. The rooms are rather small, but beautifully decorated and clean. Also offer nice discount for the island ferry and shuttle pick up service to it. Would definitely stay here again and recommend to others.

Posted by , from Ohio on Jul 18, 2016

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4 out of 5

Very very nice room

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. It's location was awesome. The staff was very nice and helpful. The room was very clean and well kept. The only minor problem was the water temp. We had trouble regulating it. Not sure if it was because others were drawing at the same time or what. But it was no major problem. The breakfast offerings were a good way to start the day. We are looking to stay here the next time we are in town. For sure, we would tell people to stay here any time.. The grounds were well kept, all the flowers were beautiful and there were pleasant surroundings. . Right across from the lake. Great view of the bridge. We thank God for directing us here.

Posted by , from Coldwater, Mi on Sep 21, 2015

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4 out of 5

Fabulous location

Lovely small motel-style lodging, beautiful grounds & great lake & bridge views, very clean & nicely decorated, bathroom is small as is the breakfast area...the hosts are so friendly and helpful

Posted by on Sep 21, 2015

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About the American Boutique Inn - Lakeview

Location 517 N Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities are closed seasonally each year. They will be closed between October and May:

  • Swimming pool

Property Features

Free breakfast is available. WiFi is free in public spaces. An outdoor pool, tour/ticket assistance, and a garden are also featured at American Boutique Inn - Lakeview. Self parking is free. This Mackinaw City motel is smoke free.

  • 23 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • Built in 1973
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Garden
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Airport: Pellston, MI (PLN-Pellston Regional) (27.2 km / 16.9 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

American Boutique Inn - Lakeview offers 23 air-conditioned accommodations with hair dryers and complimentary toiletries. Each accommodation is individually decorated. Cable television is provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations. This Mackinaw City motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room dining
  • Cable channels
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast.

Room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the motel include an outdoor pool.

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21


  • Check-out by 10:30 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.


  • No pets allowed


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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 are 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.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No elevators


Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: 3 percent of room rate

The resort fee includes:

  • Breakfast
  • Pool access
  • Beach access
  • Internet access
  • Self parking
  • Additional inclusions

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
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