Island House Hotel

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2022 Historic Hotels of America Awards of Excellence Nominee Finalist
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Offering exquisite hospitality, the Island House Hotel has welcomed visitors and guests since 1852. The Island House is one of the only hotels located within the pristine boundaries of the Mackinac Island State Park—1,700 acres of the best that Michigan’s natural resources have to offer. With its beautifully renovated guestrooms and breathtaking views of the marina and Mackinac Harbor, the Island House Hotel offers the best of all possible worlds—past and present—as well as a timeless escape from everything that is ordinary. From the veranda, guests are free to discover why this extraordinary island has beckoned visitors for over three centuries.

Image of Exterior at Night, Island House Hotel in Mackinac Island, Michigan, 1852Member of Historic Hotels of America, Overview

Discover The Island House Hotel, Mackinac Island

Built in 1852, Island House Hotel was one of Mackinac Island’s first summer hotels. Today, Mackinac Island’s most historic operating hotel is a member of the Historic Hotels of America and a designated State of Michigan landmark.


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Explore Fort Mackinac, the Wings of Mackinac Butterfly Conservatory, and Arch Rock of Mackinac Island State Park.


Discover the historic white façade of the Island House Hotel, Mackinac Island's Michigan Historic Landmark waterfront resort hotel, welcoming guests since 1852.


Explore the island's museums and admire its varied architecture as you walk, bicycle, or take a horse-drawn carriage ride through its car-free streets.


Experience Fort Mackinac's demonstrations and exhibits within the fort's 14 restored buildings, including the oldest building in Michigan.


Taste local favorites, such as a rich Cornish pasty or a delicious piece of Mackinac Island fudge.

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