Celebrating over 100 years!

Amenities provided by Windermere Hotel include:
  • Air conditioning
  • Continental breakfast
  • 24 hour front desk
  • Spectacular porch seating with comfortable wicker furniture
  • Smoke-free rooms
  • Hair dryers
  • WIFI access available in all rooms
  • Snacks, catering and light meals at our Doghouse on Windermere Point
  • Private baths
  • Luggage storage for early arrivals and late departures
  • Small meeting rooms
  • Ironing room
  • Pop machine
  • Guest lectures on Mackinac Island topics
  • A truly local flavor staffed by Mackinac Islanders
  • Convenient location close to boat docks, Grand Hotel and shopping
  • Outdoor bike storage

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View a 3D TourWindermere Hotel offers an authentic Mackinac Island environment that takes you back to the relaxing, quieter and more gentle paced lifestyle of the late nineteenth century. Our beautifully furnished rooms free you from the distractions of telephones and televisions and many offer a spectacular view of the Round Island Passage in the Straits of Mackinac. Our expansive porch furnished with wicker furniture offers the perfect place to read your favorite book and watch Great Lakes freighters pass by Windermere Point.

Entertainment

Love to learn about Mackinac history or the close-knit Mackinac community? Most members of our staff are life-long Mackinac Islanders or have lived and worked on Mackinac most of their lives. They love to share their knowledge to make your visit to Mackinac a memorable and enriching time.

Visiting Windermere Hotel with a group of friends or family? We are happy to provide special Mackinac lectures, concerts and many entertaining options custom designed for your group. Join one of our historic walking tours led by lifetime resident Virginia and hear many "behind the scenes" Mackinac stories!

Margaret and Glen

Owner Margaret Doud
with former long-time Dock Porter Glen

Virginia

Virginia

Deb

Deb (over 30 years as housekeeper)

Kevin

Kevin (over 20 years in maintenance/grounds)