Last Updated December 17, 2021 12/17/2021

10 Best Mackinac Island Airbnbs

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Take a step back in time where cars are replaced by bicycles and horse-drawn carriages, where the fudge stores are oh-so-tempting, and where summer vacations are always magical. This is how you’ll feel when you take a trip to Mackinac Island, a popular family-friendly vacation destination and romantic getaway in Michigan. There aren’t a lot of Airbnb properties on the island, but the ones that are here provide a fun and accommodating way to enjoy all the comforts of home while you travel.

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Private-Lake Huron and Bridge View
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A comfy place with a private deck

Private-Lake Huron and Bridge View

Applewood 206 is a second-story, end-unit condo that feels like a hotel room on Mackinac Island. It has a private entrance, private deck, full bath, king-size bed, mini-fridge, microwave, coffeemaker, Wi-Fi, and TV. This highly-rated Airbnb can be booked along with one or two adjoining rooms to accommodate more guests. It’s professionally cleaned and in a nice location to check out the outdoor restaurant and lawn parties at Stonecliffe Mansion and also Sunset Rock. A travel crib is available here for young travelers.

Clean and Quiet One-Bedroom Condo
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Clean and Quiet One-Bedroom Condo

Clean and Quiet One-Bedroom Condo

Also located in the Applewood Condos complex, there’s this Airbnb space for three people. It’s on the second floor with no elevator and has a full kitchen, loft-style bedroom, bathroom, queen-size bed, and full-size sleeper sofa. There is a balcony that overlooks the Straits of Mackinac, and there are nature trails nearby too. Book this private room for a quiet and peaceful stay that’s just two miles from downtown. Guests also have laundry machines, Wi-Fi, and TV here.

Loft with Lake Huron and Bridge View
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A spacious space for four guests

Loft with Lake Huron and Bridge View

For up to four people, there’s the option of staying in this condo with one bedroom and two bathrooms. It is a loft with a private entrance, private deck, full kitchen, TV, picnic tables, and outdoor BBQ. The rental condo is next to the Stonecliffe Mansion on a bluff. It’s a fun getaway spot to enjoy the sunsets and have your own personal space on the second floor. The bedroom has a king-size bed, and the living room has a queen-size sleeper sofa. There are additional rooms available for rent too if you need an adjoining space for more people.

Nice, Quiet Private Room
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A hotel-style space that's peaceful

Nice, Quiet Private Room

Just two miles from town, you’ll find this condo for rent that is a hotel-style unit. The rental space sleeps three people on a queen-size bed and pull-out sofa. It has a private bathroom, Wi-Fi, mini-fridge, microwave, coffeemaker with coffee, iron, and hairdryer. The room also has a private deck where you can step outside to enjoy views of Lake Huron. Book this private room for a peaceful getaway that’s surrounded by nature. There’s a grill and picnic tables outside that you can use while staying here, and bike rentals are available onsite.

Mackinac Island Room - Cedarwood Condo
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One of two rooms available for rent

Mackinac Island Room - Cedarwood Condo

For two guests traveling on Mackinac Island, consider this one-bedroom, one-bathroom space. It is steps from the Grand Hotel Woods, with its golf course, restaurant, and bar. You’ll have your own private deck and enjoy views of Lake Huron from here. The Airbnb host has two rooms available to rent here that are in the same building but not adjoining. They are close together and both on the second floor, which is good to know if you have two couples traveling together. The bedroom here has a queen-size bed, and the space also comes with Wi-Fi, a TV with standard cable, air conditioning, and a hairdryer.

Home on a Rope: Compact Yacht on Mackinac Island
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Home on a Rope: Compact Yacht on Mackinac Island

Home on a Rope: Compact Yacht on Mackinac Island

For a really unique Mackinac Island stay, rent this boat via Airbnb for up to four people. You’ll depart from Saint Ignace with your belongings and travel across Lake Huron to The Rock. Then the captain will take you and the yacht to the marina and tell you everything you need to know about the boat. You’ll have full access to the boat and aft cabin. The marina is in the center of town, which is really convenient. But keep in mind that the marina can get very busy and leave no vacancy during Yacht Week and big island festivities. Long-term stays are allowed on the boat, which also has a kitchen and air conditioning.

Mackinac Island Room - Cedarwood Condo
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Mackinac Island Room - Cedarwood Condo

Mackinac Island Room - Cedarwood Condo

This is also a highly rated Airbnb on Mackinac Island and a perfect spot for two guests. You’ll be right by the Inn at Stonecliffe, in addition to the Grand Hotel Woods. Guests can feel right at home with the queen-size bed, couch, TV with cable, Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and other amenities.

Mackinac Island Near The Woods and Stonecliffe
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Step outside here to watch the sunset

Mackinac Island Near The Woods and Stonecliffe

One option for your Mackinac Island trip is to stay in this private room in a condo that is close to the Grand Hotel Woods restaurant and The Inn at Stonecliffe. This Airbnb includes a private room with your own entrance, bedroom, bathroom, and deck that looks out over Lake Huron. Sit outside here to enjoy the sunsets and relax! It also comes with a fridge/freezer combo, microwave, and coffeemaker. Wi-Fi and TV with standard TV are provided as well. It’s a great place to stay for golfers because the Grand Hotel Woods golf course is just 100 yards away.

Condo on Mackinac Island
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Near downtown for a magical vacation

Condo on Mackinac Island

Larger groups of up to eight people can stay in this spacious condo near downtown and the lake on Mackinac Island. The condo has three bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms, as well as a living room with bay windows, gas fireplace/stove, TV, large kitchen, and dining room. It’s a comfortable place to be with queen-size beds in the bedrooms and an additional queen-size air mattress to accommodate extra guests. This is one of the few pet-friendly Airbnb rentals on the island, so bring your pup along and enjoy the outside space.

Mackinac Island Lovely and Charming Studio with Balcony
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Surround yourself with nature here

Mackinac Island Lovely and Charming Studio with Balcony

Travelers enjoy being at this studio condo that’s a 10-minute bike ride from downtown and that is close to great trails to explore. It is in a park-like setting with picnic tables and offers views of the ferries coming and going. You can use the onsite bikes free of charge during your stay, as well as the yoga mats, beach towels, umbrellas, and hammocks. It’s fun to arrange a horse-drawn carriage pick up right from the front of the building.

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