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4.1 out of 5

"Good base for going to the island. " More

By a verified traveler on Mon 20 Jun 2022

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Hotel Description

Beach hotel near Mackinaw City Ferry Terminal

In Mackinaw City

At this Mackinaw City hotel, you'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Mackinaw City Ferry Terminal and 3 miles (5 km) of Lake Michigan. Animal Tracks Adventure Golf and Lake Huron are also within half a mile (1 km).

Business services

This hotel features an indoor pool and a gym. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the spa tub and perks like free self parking.

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$129* Per night/room Jun 30 - Jul 1

Suite, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking, Lakeside (with Sofabed)

Bed Count 3 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 8 Max

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Lakeside

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking, Lakeside

Bed Count 3 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Courtyard Area

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Best Western Plus Dockside Waterfront Inn ratings based on 45 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.1 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 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Best Western Plus Dockside Waterfront Inn

Everyone (18) Couples (11) Family (12)
4 out of 5
Good base for going to the island.

Posted by on Jun 20, 2022

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Jun 20, 2022 by Guest Services

Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our property. Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. We hope you will come back and see us again soon.

5 out of 5
My wife and I had a great time with the property just opening that day. With all the problems they had with the long winter they treated us great no problem's and we are looking forward to staying there in the future. Thanks again

Posted by on Apr 5, 2022

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Apr 6, 2022 by Guest Services

Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our property. Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. We hope you will come back and see us again soon.

5 out of 5

Posted by on Nov 18, 2021

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5 out of 5
All was great minus a few things at breakfast. Will return for sure!!

Posted by on Oct 30, 2021

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Nov 6, 2021 by Guest Services

Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our property. Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. We hope you will come back and see us again soon.

5 out of 5
Loved waking up to view of the water. Just a very nice.

Posted by on Oct 29, 2021

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Nov 6, 2021 by Guest Services

Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our property. Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. We hope you will come back and see us again soon.

5 out of 5
Clean, friendly staff. Pool and jacuzzi well kept. Rooms were updated and clean. Breakfast menu a bit off from what they advertise and what is posted in the rooms but still good. Worth staying at and would again if needed. Walking distance from downtown and next to ferry to the island.

Posted by on Oct 25, 2021

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Nov 6, 2021 by Guest Services

Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our property. Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. We hope you will come back and see us again soon.

5 out of 5

Posted by on Oct 21, 2021

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5 out of 5
The property was convenient cleaned the rooms are nice the people are okay. Breakfast is okay too.

Posted by on Oct 21, 2021

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Oct 22, 2021 by Guest Services

Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our property. Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. We hope you will come back and see us again soon.

5 out of 5

Posted by on Oct 20, 2021

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5 out of 5
Everything was great

Posted by on Oct 18, 2021

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Oct 22, 2021 by Guest Services

Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our property. Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. We hope you will come back and see us again soon.

About the Best Western Plus Dockside Waterfront Inn

Location 505 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701

Property Features

Best Western Plus Dockside Waterfront Inn offers its guests an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness center. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. Business amenities include a business center and a meeting room. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills are also featured at the business-friendly Best Western Plus Dockside Waterfront Inn. Self parking is free. This Mackinaw City hotel is smoke free.

  • 114 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Game room or arcade
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of indoor pools - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Laundry facilities
  • Arcade/game room
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired internet , Internet access in public areas - high speed

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Best Western Plus Dockside Waterfront Inn offers 114 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Premium cable television is provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Nearby Activities

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 15.0 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 10.0 per night.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit, and window guards

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 may be 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.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, and Carte Blanche. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of We Care Clean (Best Western). This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global) and SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation is not required for facilities onsite
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property follows sanitization practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global)
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines We Care Clean (Best Western)
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 10.0 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 15.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.