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Mackinac Island's Dog-Friendly Resort Bring Your Four-Legged Friend

As the only pet-friendly resort on Mackinac Island, we understand how important it is to be able to bring the whole family on vacation – including your dogs. Our dog-friendly rooms feature amenities to welcome you and your family, and up to two dogs, to Mackinac Island.

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All dog-friendly guest rooms are located in our Straits Lodge, which is about a five-minute walk from check-in at the Main Lodge.

Dog-Friendly Room Types

  • Straits Lodge Double - Sleeps up to 4
  • Straits Family Suite - Sleeps up to 4
  • Hot Tub Junior Suite -Sleeps up to 4
  • Straits Lodge King - Sleeps up to 2

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Mission Point ResortPet Policy

Mission Point welcomes all well-mannered dogs with a limit of two dogs per room. Guests are required to pay a one-time nonrefundable deep cleaning fee of $100.00 per guest room for a pet’s stay. Mission Point reserves the right to immediately remove any pet that displays dangerous or unacceptable behavior including, but not limited to, biting, barking, or excessive noise. If the pet is disturbing other guests/staff or causing damage, the pet will be removed by hotel security officers. If you have any questions regarding our pet policy, please feel free to contact our Reservations Department at (800) 833-7711.

Pets FAQ

Do you allow dogs?

Mission Point loves dogs - of course! There are a number of rooms in the Straits Lodge which are dog friendly. We do require that all dogs are arranged in advance by calling (800) 833-7711. A one-time, non-refundable dog cleaning fee of $100.00 is charged.

Are dogs are allowed on the ferries?

Yes – leashed pets are welcome to ride with you on both Shepler’s and Star Line ferries. For specific questions about how to get your pet to the island, please contact the ferry company.

Can my dog(s) dine with us in your on-site restaurants?

Yes, dogs are permitted at all of our on-site restaurants that offer outdoor seating. Special accommodations are possible during inclement weather as well; arrangements can be made with the Concierge or Restaurant Host during your stay.

Are there any specific pet-related rules that I should be aware of?

Yes, please give us a call for details about our pet policy at (906) 847-3000. Mission Point welcomes all well-mannered dogs and reserves the right to require immediate removal of any pet that displays dangerous or unacceptable behavior. If your pet is disturbing other guests/staff or causing damage, the pet will be removed by hotel security officers. Should you wish to do an island activity without your pup, pet sitting options may be available upon request through our Concierge and does require 24-hour notice. 

What dog-friendly amenities can be found in my room?

In pet friendly rooms, custom Mission Point dog beds made by Carhartt can be found in the closet. Dog waste bags are located at the west end of the Straits Lodge and near the Great Lawn.

In which Straits Lodge room types are dogs allowed?

Dog-friendly room types include Straits Lodge Doubles, Straits Lodge Kings, Straits Family Suites, and Hot Tub Junior Suites.

Gift Shop Information

Treats, water bowls, frisbees, collars, leashes, pet soaps and other various items are available for purchase at the Mission Point Marketplace shops.