America’s True Grand Hotel

News & Awards
Grand Hotel Named 1 of 7 All-Inclusive Family Getaways -July 2014

Architectural Digest
Architectural Digest - Best Summer Resorts -June 2014

Detroit Free Press
The Detroit Free Press was the first guest in the New Musser Suite - May 2014

9 & 10 News
Grand Hotel Opens for 128th Season; Unveils New Musser Suite - May 2014

Travel + Leisure Magazine
Grand Hotel Named as a one of the World's Top 500 Best Hotels - February 2014

US News & World Report
Grand Hotel Named as a Top Luxury Hotel - February 2014

Conde Nast Traveler
Grand Hotel Named as a Top 5 Midwest Resort - October 2013

Detroit Free Press
Grand Hotel Named as One of the 7 Wonders of Michigan - August 2013

CNN Travel
Eight Hotels That Take You Back in Time - August 2013

USA Today
10Best Destinations for Family Reunions - July 2013

Good Morning America
America's Summer HotSpots: Michigan's Island Getaway (Video) - July 2013

Detroit Free Press
R. D. (Dan) Musser, Jr., Grand Hotel chairman, dies at 80 – April 2013

Lansing State Journal
Grand Hotel named Best Pure Michigan Wedding – January 2013

100 Places to Take Your Kids

Style Me Pretty
Grand Hotel Wedding – 2013

Corp! Magazine
A 'Grand' Tradition: Iconic Mackinac Island Hotel Celebrates 125 Years – September 2012

Yahoo! Travel
Mackinac Island State Park listed as one of "America's Prettiest Parks"

Pure Michigan Connect
A Look Back at the Grand Hotel’s 125 years of Rich History - July 2012
Up at Mackinac Island's Grand Hotel: Inside a Room - July 2012
Up at Mackinac Island's Grand Hotel: Getting There - July 2012

The Huffington Post
Visiting 6 of America's Grandest Hotels – June 2012

Michigan Home and Lifestyle Magazine
Happy Anniversary Grand Hotel - Mackinac Island's Vacation Treasure for 125 Years – July 2012

Spring 2014 Newsletter

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General Awards

Professional Awards

Smart Meetings magazine Best Island Hotel

Meetings Mid America Best of Mid America - 2012/2013
For the 6th year in a row, Grand Hotel has been selected by readers as one of the top properties in the Midwestern U.S.

Meetings Focus’ Best of Mid-America 2012
Award criteria includes: quality of meeting space, guest rooms, staff, service, food and beverage, amenities, activities and value.

Corporate & Incentive Travel’s Greens of Distinction
In recognition of outstanding golf facilities and service for corporate meetings and incentive travel programs.

Corporate Incentive & Travel’s Award of Excellence
Recognized by subscribers as a resort with superior staff, service, accommodations and meeting facilities.

Association Meetings magazine’s Inner Circle Award
Voted by readers as one of the top hotels in the country for meetings.

Meeting News magazine’s Planners' Choice Award
Recognized as one of the best hotels by conference and convention planners for quality of facilities and services.

Corporate Meetings & Incentives Golden Links Certified
Certified by an expert advisory panel as an outstanding facility for golf and meetings.

Successful Meetings magazine Pinnacle Award
Voted by readers as a property that provides the most professional service in the industry.

Meetings East magazine Excellence in the East Award
Chosen by readers as one of the top properties in the Eastern and Midwestern U.S. and Canada based on the quality of staff, service, accommodations, and meeting facilities.

Meetings & Conventions Gold Key Award
Selected by experienced meeting planners based on professionalism and quality of staff, service, accommodations, and meeting facilities.