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Thunderbird Inn

146 Old Us 31, Mackinaw City, MI 49701

+1 231 436 5433

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based on 49 reviews

About Thunderbird Inn, Mackinaw City

Value for money

Thunderbird Inn of Mackinaw City offers comfortable accommodation and is within a 20-minute walk of Shepler's Mackinac Island Ferry. Popular amenities, such as free Wi-Fi and an indoor pool, make for an enjoyable stay in Mackinaw City. There are a variety of facilities on offer to guests of the motel, such as a 24-hour reception, an express check-in and check-out feature and meeting facilities. Guests can enjoy the recreational activities available, such as a playground and a BBQ/picnic area. Each comfortable room at Thunderbird Inn of Mackinaw City features tea and coffee making facilities, a refrigerator and ironing facilities, as well as all the necessities for an enjoyable stay. They are also fitted with cable/satellite channels and a hair dryer. The motel has easy access to Old Mackinac Point Light. Guests can also discover Mackinac Bridge.

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Motel Amenities & Facilities

  • Indoor pool
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Hairdryer
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk

Services and conveniences

  • Ticket service
  • Business center
  • Express check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • 24hr front desk


  • Breakfast included
  • Refrigerator

Family friendly

  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Playground


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air-conditioned

Parking and transportation

  • Parking


  • Hairdryer


  • Laundry facilities


  • Indoor pool

Places of interest near Thunderbird Inn

Attractions in Mackinaw City, Michigan curated by momondo

Thunderbird Inn location: 146 Old Us 31, Mackinaw City, MI 49701


Mackinac Bridge1.8 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Chippewa Room0.6 mi
Northern Grill0.6 mi
Key Hole Bar0.8 mi
Pancake Chef Restaurant0.8 mi

Thunderbird Inn Reviews

GoodBased on 49 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Very good continental breakfast (in 124 reviews)
  • Rooms were clean and comfortable (in 114 reviews)
  • Exceptionally clean and awesome friendly staff (in 93 reviews)
Cons -
  • No microwave in the room. (in 68 reviews)
  • Woke up to loud rushing water. (in 19 reviews)
  • didn't use pool to rate (in 17 reviews)

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Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 4:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • Thunderbird Inn is $49 cheaper than the average 2 star hotel in Mackinaw City. You can usually find a nightly rate of $69 when staying at Thunderbird Inn.

  • If you're looking to go directly from Pellston Emmet County to Thunderbird Inn, expect a 42min drive as they are around 14.0 mi apart.

  • If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Pellston Emmet County to Thunderbird Inn, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Yes. Many momondo users traveling to Mackinaw City specifically look for hotels with a pool. Thunderbird Inn may have rules and guidelines for using the pool, so be sure to ask the front desk about things like pool hours.

  • 0.5 mi separate the front steps of Thunderbird Inn and the city center of Mackinaw City where you can keep busy with restaurants, shopping and of course Mackinac Bridge, a very popular landmark in Mackinaw City.

  • You can reach the main line at +1 231 436 5433.

  • Yes, Thunderbird Inn has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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