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Lilac Tree Suites and Spa – Photos

Here is a collection of photos of the Lilac Tree Suites and Spa, located in the heart of downtown Mackinac Island. If you want to immerse yourself in the quintessential Mackinac Island experience, be sure to reserve a street-side suite with a cozy bedroom, a spacious living room and a breezy balcony overlooking all of the charms of downtown Mackinac Island.

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Wednesday January 2nd, 2019 - 6:57 am

Lilac Tree Suites and Spa

A big THANK YOU to all of our friends who joined us for New Years on Mackinac Island. We will miss you all and canโ€™t wait to see you next year. Happiest of New Years to everyone. ... See MoreSee Less

A big THANK YOU to all of our friends who joined us for New Years on Mackinac Island. We will miss you all and canโ€™t wait to see you next year. Happiest of New Years to everyone.

 

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We had such a great time. ๐ŸŽ„

Such a fun time. Bart and his helpers were awesome hosts!

We had a great time! Thanks, Bart & crew!

We’ve already booked again for next year!!

Such a great time and experience to ring in the New Year on the Island.

The best way possible to start each new year!

Bucket list

Hey Russ Weeks, since you tagged me in this did you book me a room for next year too ๐Ÿ˜œ

See you in September!

Thanks Bart!!

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Monday December 31st, 2018 - 7:58 pm

Lilac Tree Suites and Spa

Getting ready for the turtle drop! ... See MoreSee Less

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Happy New year

Tracy Graham-Anderson

Saw this five years ago...such fun!

Gosh I wish I was there.

That would be cool to see

How wonderful! Blessed New Year!

hAPPY NEW YEAR YOU ALL XO

Love to see that.

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Saturday December 29th, 2018 - 9:02 am

Lilac Tree Suites and Spa

We are open for New Years Eve! ๐ŸŽ„๐Ÿค—โ„๏ธโ›„๏ธ ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Theresa Flint-Suseland

What is your vacancy for 1st week in July?

Bucket list!!

I bet the wind is cold up there♥๏ธ

Beautiful!!!

Wish we could!!!

Wish we were there ๐ŸŽ‰is that SNOWโ„๏ธ

I tried to get reservations but you're booked 2 days ago

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Friday December 28th, 2018 - 2:34 pm

Lilac Tree Suites and Spa

We just had a cancellation for New Year's Eve. It's our Top Floor Balcony Suite with 2 Queen Beds and Pullout Sofa. It goes for a rate of $309 plus tax per night. Call us to ring in the New Year on Mackinac Island!

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We just had a cancellation for New Years Eve. Its our Top Floor Balcony Suite with 2 Queen Beds and Pullout Sofa. It goes for a rate of $309 plus tax per night. Call us to ring in the New Year on Mackinac Island! 

www.lilactree.com

 

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We just sold that last suite. We will keep you posted if we have any more cancellations.

I wish you wouldn’t have a 2 night minimum. We’d go in a minute!

I wish you could just stay 1 night too. Can't afford more than 1 night at a time!

Is it still available

Is it still available

Stop it, you’re killing me. I wish I could go ๐Ÿ˜ญ

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Chippewa Hotel – Photos

The summer season on Mackinac Island officially arrives this weekend. To help you plan your Mackinac Island summer vacation, here is our latest photo album containing some of our favorite photos of the Chippewa Hotel and the Pink Pony.

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Wednesday January 16th, 2019 - 2:41 pm

Chippewa Hotel Waterfront

Cold day on Mackinac Island today. Expected to be colder as the week progresses. The Ferry is still servicing the island, but Islanders are predicting it will end soon. ... See MoreSee Less

Cold day on Mackinac Island today. Expected to be colder as the week progresses. The Ferry is still servicing the island, but Islanders are predicting it will end soon.

 

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See ya tomorrow!!

No no no no! I really want to make my Winter trips this year......

now thats cold! we are going to be getting our first significant snow storm on saturday ๐Ÿ˜จ

Tuesday January 8th, 2019 - 10:14 am

Chippewa Hotel Waterfront

115 days until we open for the 2019 Season. Who else is counting down? ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ’™๐ŸŒป๐Ÿ˜€ ... See MoreSee Less

115 days until we open for the 2019 Season. Who else is counting down? ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ’™๐ŸŒป๐Ÿ˜€

 

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Jennifer Abessinio

Me !!!!!!!!

Me! Me! Even going to try a February visit to the Island! See you in the Spring!

Can’t wait to join you for our wedding/honeymoon!

We have our reservations, we are counting! โค๏ธ

I've been counting since the ferry pulled away from the dock.........

Me! I can’t wait to come back!

Debbie Knooihuisen!!

I am!!!!๐Ÿ’–

๐Ÿ™‹‍โ™€๏ธ 130! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

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Friday January 4th, 2019 - 7:00 am

Chippewa Hotel Waterfront

Our friendly Dockporters work rain or shine. Look for them when you're on the ferry dock for assistance getting your bags to the hotel. Book your Summer stay today.

www.chippewahotel.com
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Our friendly Dockporters work rain or shine. Look for them when youre on the ferry dock for assistance getting your bags to the hotel. Book your Summer stay today.

www.chippewahotel.com

 

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Archie is the best!! Have a great Winter guys!

Lewis does a great job! Booked twice for 2019

Archie is awesome!

Denise Switalski-Leo

So nice to have this service.

Our family looks forward to seeing Archie every year!

Nicole Lori it’s LEWIIIISSSS ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ

luv them dockporter photos

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Wednesday January 2nd, 2019 - 7:30 am

Chippewa Hotel Waterfront

Take a step back in time to a life that is much more simple. Visit us at the Chippewa Hotel for your Mackinac Island stay.

www.chippewahotel.com
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Take a step back in time to a life that is much more simple. Visit us at the Chippewa Hotel for your Mackinac Island stay. 

www.chippewahotel.com

 

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Krissy Koesters Stein. ๐Ÿ˜˜

We stayed last spring. It was wonderful!

This is definitely the place to stay and enjoy your time on the island.

Love this place โค๏ธ

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Mission Point Resort – Photos

Over the winter Mission Point Resort continued the ongoing renovations of the rooms and suites in their Main Lodge – all part of a recent $5 million update of the resort. Here’s a photo album of some of the lodging renovations along with photos we’ve shared over the years of the beautiful grounds and gardens of this gem of a resort on the eastern shore of Mackinac Island.

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Monday January 14th, 2019 - 12:10 pm

Mission Point

These chilly days of January have us longing for some relief at Lakeside Spa & Salon! Maybe with their signature lilac treatment or a rejuvenating hot stone massage? One of northern Michigan's most luxurious spa atmospheres, make sure a stop here is on your bucket list for 2019! ... See MoreSee Less

These chilly days of January have us longing for some relief at Lakeside Spa & Salon! Maybe with their signature lilac treatment or a rejuvenating hot stone massage? One of northern Michigans most luxurious spa atmospheres, make sure a stop here is on your bucket list for 2019!

Friday January 11th, 2019 - 9:15 am

Mission Point

Some mornings just take your breath away. Today was one of them. ... See MoreSee Less

Some mornings just take your breath away. Today was one of them.

 

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Thanks for sharing...makes me long for a visit to Mackinaw Island๐Ÿ˜. Hopefully in May!!!

Beautiful

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Hotel Iroquois – Photos

We’d like to give a shout-out to one of our long-time sponsors, the Hotel Iroquois, which is now open for the 2018 season. The winner of Condรฉ Nast Travelerโ€™s โ€œBest Small Hotel in the Worldโ€ for three consecutive years, the Hotel Iroquois is known for its beautiful guest rooms and suites with stunning views of the Straits of Mackinac and the Mackinac Island waterfront. Here are some of our favorite photos of the rooms and gardens at the Hotel Iroquois.

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Monday October 29th, 2018 - 5:40 am

Hotel Iroquois on the Beach

Closed for the 2018 season. A special thank you to our wonderful staff that make the magic happen. To all our guests, keep coming back...We will look forward to seeing you in 2019. Have a good winter.
Gift certificates make a great stocking stuffers.
Office is open M-F 9-4.
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I had a wonderful stay there in July. What a great job you all do. Gorgeous place!

Thank you for all the good times

See you next July! ๐Ÿ’•

Our stay created more family memories that will last a lifetime ๐Ÿ’—

We stayed with you two weeks ago for our anniversary and we had a wonderful time!

Have a wonderful winter!!

Have a great winter everyone!

Such a perfect place. Great job mrs mac and your daughters So beautiful flowers and accommodations The best place on the island

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Monday October 15th, 2018 - 5:04 am

Hotel Iroquois on the Beach

Sunday, October 14, 2018...Last night for the Carriage House. A great group of people make it all come together each year. Safe travels to your winter adventures.
Thank you to our staff, our guests and to Mackinac...you are all wonderful.
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Sunday, October 14, 2018...Last night for the Carriage House. A great group of people make it all come together each year. Safe travels to your winter adventures.  
Thank you to our staff, our guests and to Mackinac...you are all wonderful.

 

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Missing Mrs Mac!

Best restaurant on the Island!

Love that picture of you, Becky. I know how they all must feel. Saying "good bye " to the summer was always melancholy!๐Ÿ˜

Thank you all for another fabulous year Carriage House staff! It continues to be our favorite dining choice on the Island!

Becca! Great leadership

It was a wonderful season! Thank you

DD and Nic Nic!

My favorite on the island!!

We had a beautiful meal at the Carriage House Oct 6th...our favorite dinner every year...

They are all wonderful people!! Thank you !!

A very special place with a special crew.

Thank you! You do a great job!

Love this place ! Every yr for 14 yrs it’s our go to patio for wnderful view food Nd great service! Have a blessed winter-see you in the spring

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Friday October 12th, 2018 - 7:11 am

Hotel Iroquois on the Beach

The promise of another beautiful day on Mackinac. ... See MoreSee Less

The promise of another beautiful day on Mackinac.

 

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Dang I miss that Island . I loved it at Hotel Iroquois was the best job ever..

I don't think I could have anything different being on the island at the Hotel Iroquois!

Loved that place 12 years ago. Wish I was there.

Sunday September 9th, 2018 - 5:11 am

Hotel Iroquois on the Beach

Today, Sunday, Sept. 9th, is our last lunch service for 2018. We will be serving dinner until October 14, starting at 5pm. See you soon. ... See MoreSee Less

 

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I’m checking in on the 14th. Do I need a dinner reservation to dine that evening? Our dining plans haven’t been decided yet.

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Grand Hotel – Photos

Grand Hotel opened for it’s 132nd season last week and plans are set for another great year. To celebrate the 2018 spring and summer season on Mackinac, here are some of our favorite photos of Grand Hotel from previous years.

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Wednesday January 16th, 2019 - 9:36 am

Grand Hotel

Start planning your May getaway at Grand Hotel! Take advantage of this $144 Per Person/Per Night Special Offer for May 5th & 7th. Reservations available by phone only at 1-800-33GRAND! โ˜Ž๏ธ www.grandhotel.com/packages/144-special-offer/ ... See MoreSee Less

Start planning your May getaway at Grand Hotel! Take advantage of this $144 Per Person/Per Night Special Offer for May 5th & 7th. Reservations available by phone only at 1-800-33GRAND! โ˜Ž๏ธ https://www.grandhotel.com/packages/144-special-offer/

 

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How much is it for kids to stay during his special???

What if you want to stay 2 nights?

Anissa Dyer that rate though ๐Ÿค”

Jordyn Nikole and Kenna McDonald wouldn't this be awesome!!๐Ÿ’–

Crystal Byington

There is also the marriage conference over the 19th

Melissa Brown it's time we do it

May 5th & 7th. What about the 6th?

I'm gonna get there someday!!!

Opening weekend, Tom and Joei

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Planning for Winsome Women’s Christian Retreat in Mayโค๏ธ

that's a great rate but the weather will be freezing there!

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Monday January 14th, 2019 - 6:30 pm

Grand Hotel

We're proud to announce that Hudsonville Ice Cream will be sponsoring Family Added Value Days this July and August. During Family Added Value Days guests can stay three nights and get the fourth night FREE or stay two nights and get the third night half off! Kids of all ages will enjoy complimentary children's programs, lawn games, swimming, golf, and a full breakfast and dinner daily. We will also offer outdoor movies in the Tea Garden on select nights in August. You can book your next family vacation online at www.grandhotel.com/packages/family-added-value-days/ or call 1-800-334-7263. ... See MoreSee Less

Were proud to announce that Hudsonville Ice Cream will be sponsoring Family Added Value Days this July and August. During Family Added Value Days guests can stay three nights and get the fourth night FREE or stay two nights and get the third night half off! Kids of all ages will enjoy complimentary childrens programs, lawn games, swimming, golf, and a full breakfast and dinner daily. We will also offer outdoor movies in the Tea Garden on select nights in August. You can book your next family vacation online at https://www.grandhotel.com/packages/family-added-value-days/ or call 1-800-334-7263.

 

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What about just adult night?

I miss Hudsonville Toasted Coconut served at Sadie's Ice Cream Parlor!

Can’t wait!!

See you and the family there , Nick.

I love it.

Great package. Great idea, see you again this summer.

๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐ŸปFabulous!!!

Crystal Byington

Chris Spearling

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Mackinac Island Featured Lodging – Photos

OPENING WEEKEND for 2018 is this weekend for many Mackinac Island hotels, restaurants and businesses. JUST A REMINDER: An overnight trip to Mackinac Island gives you time to see a beautiful Straits of Mackinac sunset, take a night-time stroll downtown, and wake up to the clip-clop of horses outside your window. With that in mind, we’d like to give a shout-out – with this photo album – to our lodging sponsors who are ready to take great care of you on your next stay on Mackinac Island…

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Mackinac Island Featured Lodging
 

Grand Hotel
Grand Hotel is situated on the southwestern bluff of Mackinac Island overlooking the Straits of Mackinac and – in the distance – the Mackinac Bridge. From the front porch – the world’s largest at 660 feet – guests can look down at the well-kept gardens and relax and enjoy the ambiance of “somewhere in [...] more...

Hotel Iroquois
Located on the waterfront at the western edge of town, the Hotel Iroquois is convenient to all the main-street attractions of Mackinac Island, yet far enough away to offer guests a bit of privacy from the downtown bustle. Stunning views of the Straits of Mackinac and the Mackinac Bridge are the hallmark of a stay [...] more...

Mission Point Resort
Mission Point Resort is located on Mackinac Island, one of the most unique island destinations in the world. Guests are enchanted by Mission Pointโ€™s relaxed atmosphere, award-winning cuisine, rustic fireside ambiance, rich culture, arts and activities, broad lawns and lush gardens that together create the perfect setting for renewal, inspiration and meaningful connections. Nestled on 18 acres [...] more...

Chippewa Hotel
A stay at the Chippewa Hotel puts you right in the middle of all the charms of Mackinac Island. Choose a main street room and wake up to the clip-clop of the horse carriages passing along the street below. Stay in a Harbor View waterfront room or suite and enjoy the views of the harbor [...] more...

Lilac Tree Suites and Spa
With thirty-nine uniquely appointed suites, the Lilac Tree Suites and Spa reflects the French, English and American heritage of Mackinac Island. Each spacious suite has a living room and a separate sleeping room. No two suites are alike. The unique decor is accented with variations of wood, wicker and iron. Traditional antiques and modern fixtures combine [...] more...

Main Street Inn and Suites
Step back in time with an overnight stay on beautiful and historic Mackinac Island. Our well-appointed 18 rooms and suites provide comfortable elegance, perfect for honeymoon couples to large families. We offer affordable accommodations with many outstanding amenities, including a communal sitting room with pool table, cable television, and games. Our nightly turndown service includes a fudge [...] more...

Lakebluff Condos and Suites โ€“ Mackinac Island
Mackinac Island Lakebluff Condos at Stonecliffe are situated high atop the West Bluff on beautiful Mackinac Island. There are acres of bike trails, walking trails and roads throughout and around Mackinac Island. Our accommodations have panoramic views of the Straits of Mackinac and the Mackinac Bridge with awesome sunsets on the grounds of Stonecliffe Estate. GOLF [...] more...

The Inn at Stonecliffe
Discretely situated high atop the west bluff of Mackinac Island, The Inn at Stonecliffe welcomes you to experience the historic charm and unparalleled beauty of this one-of-a-kind Mackinac Island summer estate hotel. Today, completely remodeled and expanded, this Edwardian style Inn & hotel celebrates its first century with an unmatched location and grand views of [...] more...

Harbour View Inn
Immerse yourself in the โ€‹historicโ€‹ charm that has made Mackinac Island famous when you stay at the Harbour View Inn โ€“ a hotel with a fascinating history of its own. Located only a short walk from the best attractions on Michiganโ€™s Mackinac Island, yet away from the bustling traffic of downtown, this relaxing hotel complex offers the perfect romantic retreat. more...

Island House Hotel
Since 1852, guests at the historic Island House Hotel on Mackinac Island, Michigan have enjoyed the escape to a simpler time. After acquiring the resort in 1969, the Callewaert family has continued to add contemporary conveniences while preserving the allure of its historic ambiance, serving to maintain Mackinac Islandโ€™s oldest operating hotel, a Historic Hotels [...] more...

Metivier Inn
A small lovely boutique country inn, the Metivier Inn offers 22 charming guest rooms for your stay on Mackinac Island, each including air conditioning and private baths. The rooms are uniquely and tastefully decorated in a blend of English and French country style. Most of our rooms are ideal for couples or solo travelers, as [...] more...

Cottage Inn of Mackinac Island
Located on quiet Market Street, the Cottage Inn is just one block from the downtown area. Ferry Docks, Mackinac Island State Parks, historic Fort Mackinac and the Mackinac Island Marina are only a short stroll away. Featuring a large front porch for enjoying breakfast or just relaxing while taking in the clip clop of horse [...] more...

Cloghaun Bed & Breakfast
Cloghaun is one of the oldest Victorian homes on the Island. Thomas and Bridget Donnelly left Ireland in 1848, and completed Cloghaun in 1884. This lovely home has been preserved by their descendants and now offers guests a tranquil, romantic interlude from the demands of everyday life. Eleven guest rooms individually designed and decorated with antiques [...] more...

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