Book your room at Island House Hotel
Discover the charm of a Mackinac Island stay.
Mackinac's Oldest Hotel
With over 150 years of experience offering exquisite hospitality, this Historic Hotel of America and State of Michigan Landmark welcome visitors and guests to the beautiful shores of Lake Huron.
Stunning Harbor Views
Create some 'Island magic' with us at the Island House Hotel- with our two on-site restaurants (1852 Grill Room and Ice House Bar & Grill), heated indoor pool, hot tub, sauna and veranda with harbor views.
92 Guest Rooms & 3 Suites
An elevator services the first three floors of the hotel, and we offer both handicap accessible facilities and barrier free handicap rooms. All of our rooms are air-conditioned.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
Island House Hotel
At your hotel
Create some “Island Magic” with us at the Island House Hotel - where fine service, warm hospitality and memorable vacations have been a Mackinac tradition...since 1852. Discover the charm of a Mackinac Island stay. Welcome to the breathtaking beauty of Mackinac Island, one of Michigan’s most photographed and talked about travel destinations.
Located between Michigan’s upper and lower peninsulas, the Island offers you unforgettable natural and historical treasures surrounded by the sparkling blue waters of the Great Lakes. Today, with its beautifully renovated guest rooms and breathtaking views of the marina and Mackinac harbor, the Island House still offers you the best of all possible worlds– past and present, and a timeless escape from everything that’s ordinary. From our veranda, you’re free to discover for yourself why this extraordinary island has beckoned visitors for over three centuries.
With over 150 years of experience offering exquisite hospitality...Island House Hotel welcomes visitors and guests to this State of Michigan Historic Landmark. Recommended by AAA, Island House is the only hotel on Mackinac Island that is located within the pristine boundaries of the Mackinac Island State Park, 1700 square acres of the best that Michigan’s natural resources have to offer. Overlooking the beautiful shores of Lake Huron, three two-bedroom suites
and 92 tastefully decorated guest rooms await your stay. Each is appointed with cable television, down quilts, hair dryer
and make-up mirror. An elevator services the first three floors of the hotel, and we offer both handicap accessible facilities and barrier free handicap rooms. All of our rooms are air-conditioned. Other Island House benefits include group discounts, private conference room, free hotel-wide wireless internet access and our
lobby business center, all designed to make your stay more pleasant and, for business trips, more productive.
- Indoor pool
- Spa tub
- Steam room
- Conference space
- Meeting rooms
- 24-hour front desk
- Picnic area
- Wedding services
- Total number of rooms - 95
- Number of floors - 4
- Year Built 1852
- Number of restaurants - 3
- Coffee/tea in lobby
- Fireplace in lobby
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Tours/ticket assistance
- 24-hour business center
- Smoke-free property
- Television in lobby
Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi
In your room
- Shower/tub combination
- Complimentary toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Cable TV service
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Air conditioning
- Daily housekeeping
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- Free Wi-Fi
Eat and drink
1852 Grill Room: Take in all the harbor activity from our water view dining room, while enjoying our delicious epicurean delights. The 1852 Grill Room welcomes you for breakfast and dinner with new outdoor terrace dining and offers the 1852 Lounge for your relaxation and enjoyment in a completely smoke-free environment.
Ice House Bar & Grill: Located next to the pool house, this picturesque spot is open for cocktails, lunch and dinner. We
offer quiet, garden-side outdoor seating, making it the perfect “hide-out” for people who want to escape to a secluded spot. Featuring creative daily specials.
Bicycle rental is located on the front lawn of the hotel with horseback riding and other Island activities located conveniently nearby.
- Golfing nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Mountain biking nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Bicycle rentals on site
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessible bathroom
- Accessible path of travel
- In-room accessibility
The fine print for Island House Hotel
When you arrive
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
When you leave
Check-out time is 11 AM
How you can pay
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
No rollaway/extra beds available
We should mention
A resort fee is included in the total price displayed.
Awards & Affiliations
- The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.