CHOOSING WHERE TO STAY ON MACKINAC ISLAND: B&B’S, CONDOS, COTTAGES & HOMES, HOTELS OR RESORTS

Published on June 16th, 2021

Last updated on July 25th, 2021



Spending the night on Mackinac Island is something special. Watching the sun go down over the Mackinac Bridge, a night out on the town, and waking up to the sound of horses in the early morning make for an experience you won’t forget.Mackinac Island places to stay include B&Bs with great hospitality, hotels, condos, cottage and full-service resorts.

With over 39 properties, 1,600 rooms and no hotel chains on Mackinac Island, there is a wide variety of options to choose from when you are planning to spend the night.

Each accommodation is unique, some are filled with history, others with unmatched water views, and all with the charm that can only be found on Mackinac Island.

From Bed & Breakfasts to Condos, Cottages, Hotels and resorts, this list will help you know what to expect when you book your next trip to Mackinac Island!

  • MACKINAC ISLAND BED & BREAKFASTS

For a one-of-a-kind experience, spend the night on Mackinac Island at a charming bed and breakfast (B&B). Many of the B&B’s date back to the 1800’s and almost all of them have a unique story. Enjoy distinct rooms, knowledgeable hosts and meet fellow travelers as you gather together for breakfast. Hence, the name bed & breakfast. Some, but not all B&B’s have shared restrooms and all of them are a unique stay for an experience you won’t forget!

  • CONDOS ON MACKINAC ISLAND

Enjoy a penthouse suite with waterfront views or a quiet escape outside of the hustle and bustle of downtown. Consider a stay at a condo on Mackinac Island as a home away from home. Condos are great for smaller or larger groups as some condos can sleep up to 12 people. Like all the places to stay on Mackinac Island, each condo offers something a little different.

  • STAY AT A COTTAGE & HOME ON MACKINAC ISLAND

Mackinac Island’s wide variety of unique places to stay means you can find something special for any size group.For a longer Mackinac Island stay, consider an iconic cottage or home!  Spend your days exploring more than 70 miles of trails and return to your “home” at the end of the day. Most cottages and homes require a 2-week or 1-month minimum stay. Experience a slower pace and get to know Mackinac Island like a Victorian-era vacationer who would have visited this popular summer destination in the late 1800’s.

  • HOTELS & INNS ON MACKINAC ISLAND

From boutique hotels on Main Street to Tudor-style mansions on West Bluff, Mackinac Island hotels and inns have a charm you won’t find anywhere else. These family-owned and operated gems have all the modern amenities you’d expect with a Mackinac Island flair. Explore the different options and plan your perfect stay!

  • MACKINAC ISLAND RESORTSMackinac Island’s places to stay are all unique family-owned and operated gems with modern amenities and historic charm.

Historic Mission Point Resort and iconic Grand Hotel are the two resorts on Mackinac Island. With golf courses, pet-friendly rooms, great lawns and the world’s longest porch, these two resorts are a favorite for many. Both resorts offer something a little different for their guests and are a popular option when staying on Mackinac Island.

There are many things to consider when choosing a place to stay on Mackinac Island. Some guests like to return to the same place year after year while others like to try them all. Keep in mind our deals and specials page features lodging packages for all the different places to stay!

No matter what you decide, expect an experience you won’t forget. Be sure to book now for your 2021 trip and see you on Mackinac Island!


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