Mackinaw City Hotels | BEST WESTERN PLUS Dockside Waterfront Inn| Hotels in Mackinaw City


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505 S Huron Avenue
Mackinaw City, Michigan 49701-9727
United States


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Hotel Overview

Going off the grid doesn't mean you have to be miles away from civilization when you select this incredible Mackinaw City hotel.

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Best Western Mackinaw City redefined what a "resort beach property" really means. We're close to Pellston Airport but also right on the beach. Sashay from your perfect spot on the beach to the airport in time to catch that early flight. We're also close to downtown shopping and dining if you're up for painting the town red or you need to pick up some souvenirs.

This Mackinaw City hotel has everything travelers need to feel right at home. We're close to I-75 and Mackinaw Bridge, so zipping around town or checking out other local beaches is a breeze. We're also close to the ferry docks if a romantic cruise is on the agenda.

Best Western Plus Dockside Waterfront Inn blends comfort and quality with a great low price. Mackinaw Island is an oasis near the city. Car shows, beer and wine festivals, and other festivals of all types are just a few of the events that draw crowds from around the country. You'll feel right at home at this Mackinaw City hotel no matter what you're in town for.

We're right on the beach of Lake Huron, so it's just a few steps to the water from your Mackinaw City hotel. Business meetings happen here, but even those guests here on business are in the mood to check out the sights. Access to waterparks make this region particularly popular for families. Pirates Adventure, Castaway, Emerald Cove, and Thunder Falls are calling your name.

Best Western Mackinaw City also dishes up a delicious, complimentary breakfast. Dig into platefuls of piping hot waffles and eggs, stacks of sweet pastries, fresh fruits, hot and cold cereals and yogurt. Complete your meal with 100% Arabica coffee and chilled juices.

Reserve your next stay with Best Western Plus Dockside Waterfront Inn for a perfect trip!

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
No pets allowed
Very Good
Sleep Quality

Latest Reviews


Traveler Reviews

“Nice Place”
By Jannydd
Minneapolis, Minnesota on 15-Oct-17

This was a nice place to stay with an adequate included breakfast. I called to check on rates and they agreed to match an online quote. When we signed in I noticed she was charging more for the room...

“Not Impressed”
By Michael W
on 14-Oct-17

This is an average hotel. The breakfast was okay except the sausage had a peculiar taste. The staff at the front counter was not that attentive. Promises were made that weren't kept. The hotel is on...

“Front Desk Staff”
By Thomas D
Brighton, Michigan on 14-Oct-17

The Hotel is in a great location and I had no problem with anything but the front desk staff.Very rude.At check-in and check-out no hello or thank you.No mention that I was a rewards member no...

“Room was OK but the service not”
By dhz_tlv
Tel Aviv, Israel on 12-Oct-17

I stayed in the hotel before spending a day in Macinac Island. At this time, the hotels are not fully booked since it is the end of the season. I got a waterfront room, which was very nice. There...

By beckyvanstensel
Rockford, Michigan on 12-Oct-17

Our room opened up to the beach and a view of the lake. Seagulls walked up to the deck to have a look at us. The front desk offered discounted tickets to the ferry, and a buffet breakfast was...


Hotel Amenities


  • Located on 300 feet of Private Sandy Beach, the Best Western Plus Dockside Waterfront Inn has the highest AAA rating in Mackinaw City. It is the only lakefront hotel located in the the Downtown Shopping District and is directly adjacent to the Mackinac Island Ferry.

Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:

  • Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
  • Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
  • Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
  • Accessible clear floor space


  • Cable satellite television with HBO®
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Hairdryer
  • Refrigerator
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Dataports
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes
  • VIP rooms and services available
  • Suites available, two rooms
  • Heart-shaped whirlpool available
  • Private balcony and lake view available

Public Space ADA Accessible Features:

  • Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
  • Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
  • An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
  • An accessible lobby entrance door
  • Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
  • Accessible table in eating area
  • The eating area has self-service shelves and dispensing devices within reach range
  • Public restrooms accessible
  • Accessible business center
  • Accessible conference rooms
  • Accessible pool

Guest Room Communication Assist Features:

  • Closed-caption televisions
  • Visual notification devices for telephones
  • Telephones have volume control
  • Visual fire alarms
  • Visual smoke alarms

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