Thunderbird Inn

Self Rated: 2.5 out of 5
146 Old Us 31, Mackinaw City, MI, 49701, United States of America
3.9 out of 5 rating 908 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 3.9
Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Thunderbird Inn in Mackinaw City, you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Mackinac Bridge and Animal Tracks Adventure Golf. This family-friendly motel is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Mackinaw City Ferry Terminal and 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Lake Huron.


Make yourself at home in one of the 48 guestrooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.


Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as an indoor pool, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services.


A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily.

Business, Other Amenities

The front desk is staffed during limited hours. A ferry terminal shuttle is provided at no charge, and free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Mackinaw City Ferry Terminal - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Lake Huron - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Animal Tracks Adventure Golf - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Mackinaw City Trailhead - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Mackinaw Manor Haunted Mansion - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Spy Quest Laser Maze - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Mackinaw City Dock - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Mackinaw Bridge Museum - 1.7 km / 1 mi
Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi
Wawatam Park - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi
Fort Michilimackinac State Historic Park - 2 km / 1.2 mi
Colonial Michilimackinac Park - 2 km / 1.2 mi
Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
Jack Pine Lumberjack Show - 2.8 km / 1.7 mi
Mackinaw Heritage Village - 4.6 km / 2.8 mi

The nearest airports are:
Pellston, MI (PLN-Pellston Regional) - 24.6 km / 15.3 mi
Mackinac Island, MI (MCD) - 19.4 km / 12 mi

The preferred airport for Thunderbird Inn is Pellston, MI (PLN-Pellston Regional).

Check-in time starts at 4pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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 The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival. 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
The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 10 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. This property will place a credit card authorization of 1 night for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

  • Contactless check-out is available.

  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

  • -Indoor pool
  • -Free self parking
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Express check-out
  • -Concierge services
  • -Free breakfast
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Free ferry terminal shuttle
  • -Wheelchair accessible – no
  • -Hiking/biking trails nearby