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Visit Our Sister Hotel On The Water

The Chippewa Hotel Waterfront is our premier hotel downtown Mackinac. Learn more

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Famous Pink Pony

Check out the Pink Pony, located in the Chippewa Hotel!

It’s time to relax and rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul. Let your worries dissolve here. Enjoy a leisurely pace, or move at the pace of business. Whichever your trip calls for.

Relaxation and business have a respectful and professional relationship, as you’d expect from such a sublime destination. Our highly trained and courteous professionals want to make your stay as comfortable and accommodating as possible. When you step into our hotel, you step into a world of hospitality and courtesy.

The Lilac Tree hotel is located in downtown Mackinac. They feature two room suites with balconies, economical main street rooms, Jacuzzi suites, and spa amenities.

Lilac Tree Hotel is the only all-suite hotel located in the heart of downtown Mackinac Island. We offer a large variety of suites overlooking Main Street and Market Street. We are home to the Lilac Tree Spa, which offers a wide variety of Spa Treatments. Available suites include master suites with large balconies, two bedroom suites with three queen beds, and Jacuzzi suites with a spa tub.

What is it like to stay at the Lilac Tree?


Start off your day with the most important meal.

Breakfast Special Package

Book a reservation at the Lilac Tree Hotel during our 2017 season and take advantage of our Pre-Paid Breakfast Add-on. For an addition $13 per person per morning receive breakfast at the Pink Pony. Breakfast is inclusive of one breakfast entree, one soft beverage, tax and gratuity. Read More


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History of the Lilac Tree Hotel

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Lilac Voice

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Experience Winter on Mackinac Island

The Lilac Tree Suites & Spa opens for select dates throughout the Winter. Many shops and businesses close for the Winter months making it possible to enjoy a quiet stroll down Main Street. Escape the hustle and bustle of the “Real World” and escape to a Winter Wonderland. Experience Mackinac Island like a local and enjoy our “Quiet Season”

You can get to Mackinac Island in the Winter by catching the Star Line Ferry

Dinner options include:

We will be opening for the following dates:

  • November 30th and December 1st, 2018 for the Mackinac Island Christmas Bazaar
  • December 29th through January 2nd for A New Year’s Celebration on Mackinac Island


Mackinac Island Christmas Bazaar

The Mackinac Island Christmas Bazaar is a annual tradition for the families of the Island. This event raises money for The Medical Center, St. Anne’s, Little Stone Church, Trinity Church, and The Bible Church. The Main Street Christmas Tree Lighting kicks off the Bazaar at 5PM on Friday. Join us for Christmas Carols lead by Mackinac’s very own Trish Martin. After singing head up to the Fire Hall for a sneak peak of the Rummage Sale. Hot Chocolate and cookies available.

Kick off Saturday morning with our best Bloody Mary made with love from Miranda at the Mustang Lounge. Breakfast available from 8AM-11AM.
The Fire Hall and Community Hall opens at 11AM. Lunch is served from 11:30AM-3PM. Santa arrives on the Fire Truck around 1:30PM. Live Auction starts at 2PM. Kids games start at 3PM. Activities will be finished for the day at 6PM. Live music featuring Chimney Rock Band starts at 8PM at the Mustang Lounge.

Sunday breakfast at the Mustang is served from 8AM-2PM. The Community Hall and Fire Hall open at 11AM. Our famous Prime Rib lunch at 12PM served in the Community Hall. Kids games start at 3PM. Live Auction begins at 2PM and all activities will be completed by 6PM.

On Monday the raffle winners will be announced. You do not need to be present to win!


A New Year’s on Mackinac Island (December 29th through January 3rd)

Ring in the New year on Mackinac Island! Annual turtle dropping from the Lilac Tree Suites & Spa at the stroke of Midnight.

The following gift shops will be open for limited hours during the New Year’s Weekend.

  • Nephew’s of Mackinac
  • Little Luxuries
  • Canvas & Paddle
  • Great Turtle Toys
  • Loon Feather
  • Mackinac Outfitters
  • SomeWear on Mackinac

Coffee & pastries available at Lucky Bean Coffeehouse

Douds Market available for groceries

Mackinac Wheels available for bike rental