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Island House Hotel

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Indoor pool, open 9:00 AM to 11:00 PM, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Indoor pool, open 9:00 AM to 11:00 PM, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Indoor pool, open 9:00 AM to 11:00 PM, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
1 bedroom, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of Island House Hotel

Island House Hotel

3.5 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationMackinac Island Tourism Bureau3 min walk
  • Popular LocationFort Mackinac7 min walk
  • Popular LocationArch Rock19 min walk
  • AirportPellston, MI (PLN-Pellston Regional)76 min drive

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About this area

Mackinac Island

Located in Mackinac Island, Island House Hotel is in the city center and on a lake. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Arch Rock and The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World, while Richard & Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum and Haunted Theatre are cultural highlights. Wings of Mackinac Butterfly Conservatory and Maze Of Mirrors are also worth visiting. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and parasailing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails and mountain biking. Guests appreciate the hotel's central location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Richard & Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum - 1 min walk
  • Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau - 3 min walk
  • Ste. Anne Catholic Church - 3 min walk
  • Fort Mackinac - 7 min walk
  • Arch Rock - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Pellston, MI (PLN-Pellston Regional) - 76 min drive


  • 1852 Grill Room – Ocean-view restaurant with a bar offering American cuisine. Serves breakfast and dinner daily. Reservations required. Kids' menu available.
  • Ice House BBQ – Poolside restaurant with a bar offering barbecue. Serves lunch and dinner daily, happy hour available. Kids' menu available.

About this property

Island House Hotel

3.5-star historic hotel near Richard & Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum
This smoke-free hotel features 2 restaurants, an indoor pool, and 2 bars/lounges. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a snack bar/deli, a 24-hour front desk, and a garden are onsite. All 94 rooms feature modern comforts like TVs with cable channels, along with free WiFi. Other amenities available to guests include coffee makers, hair dryers, and free toiletries.
Island House Hotel offers 94 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Televisions come with cable channels.

Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in April 2019.

2 spa tubs are on site along with an indoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 8 AM–10 AM: USD 25-25 for adults and USD 10-10 for children
  • 2 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges

Things to do

  • 2 spa tubs
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Indoor pool

Family friendly

  • Indoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli


  • Elevator
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Vending machine

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)


  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Renovated guestrooms - April 2019
  • Romance packages available
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating


  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shampoo
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels


  • Cable channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker


  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Window screens

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Check-in from 4 PM - midnight


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property for discounted ferry transportation tickets from Mackinaw City or St. Ignace docks to Mackinac Island.

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between October 11 and May 6.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 25 and USD 25 for adults, USD 10 and USD 10 for children (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

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 smoke detector
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Pool access available from 9:00 AM to 11:00 PM

Property is also known as

Island House
Island House Hotel
Island House Hotel Mackinac Island
Island House Mackinac Island
Island Hotel Mackinac
Island House Hotel Hotel
Island House Hotel Mackinac Island
Island House Hotel Hotel Mackinac Island

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Rating 5 - Excellent. 575 out of 996 reviews
5 - Excellent 58%
Rating 4 - Good. 310 out of 996 reviews
4 - Good 31%
Rating 3 - Okay. 72 out of 996 reviews
3 - Okay 7%
Rating 2 - Poor. 22 out of 996 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 17 out of 996 reviews
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
The location is pretty convenient but the hotel needs a definite upgrade (despite the historic condition of the building); some minor changes can upgrade the stay of the guests. The bathroom had a sink that leaked. The room was incredibly small for the price paid. We had reservations at the grill restaurant at the hotel at 8. We didn’t get seated till 8:45. The hallways leading up to the rooms need a fresh coat of paint and some cleaning. I understand that these may be related to a post pandemic shortage of staff but again paying a 1000$ for two nights; I’d be expecting excellent service and that was not the case. The island overall was an awesome experience; but the hotel accommodations were average.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Next best thing to The Grand! Such a charming and beautiful hotel to give you a great island experience. Staff was wonderful; very helpful and friendly!
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The location is outstanding!
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

3/5 Okay

Disliked: Amenities
Nice spot, rooms were pretty small. Didn't feel like the amenities matched the price of the hotel.
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Great older Inn! Convenient to town, trails, and has its own bicycle rental in the front street. It was easy to get luggage to and from ferry.
Stayed 2 nights in May 2021