Lake View Hotel

Hotel Lobby

Summer jobs on Mackinac Island

Located in the heart of historic downtown, Lake View Hotel is the oldest continuously operated hotel on Mackinac Island.

Mackinac Island is the number 1 tourist destination in the Midwest. No cars, just bicycle, foot and horse traffic. It is like going back in time. With over 10,000 visitors a day it is great place to live and play.

About Lake View Hotel

Amenities include 85 guest rooms, banquet and conference facilities, the island's most popular restaurant, Goodfellow's, which includes the Sports Bar, The Italian Chophouse and the Wine Cellar, and Mackinac Outfitter Sportswear Clothing shop.  Our impressive four-story atrium features the island's only indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, and hot-tub.  Our long porch right off Main Street is very popular with our guests as well as the island's tourists.

The Lake View operates between May 1st and October 28h.  Employment opportunities begin on April 15th.

Ideal Candidate

We are looking for both experienced and newcomers to the hotel industry with a great work ethic and the ability to smile. We'll teach you the rest! If you like working with the public in a fun atmosphere and would like to help families have fun on their vacation, give us a call.

Room and Board

Housing is available and consists of both dormitory style rooms and shared apartments.  All units require a bedroom with a roommate.

All units are non-smoking and pets are not permitted at anytime. All housing has cooking areas, coin laundry, Cable TV, and wireless internet is available.

Rent is figured on a weekly basis. Employees are responsible for their own sheets, linens, and personal items.

Employee Perks

All Employees receive a 33% discount at all our sister properties including Goodfellow's Restaurants, Sanders Candy's and the Lake View Hotel.

Getting Here and Getting Around

Mackinac Island is located between Michigan's Upper and Lower Peninsulas. For those who arrive by automobile there is frequent ferry service to the Island from both Mackinaw City and St. Ignace with ample seasonal parking facilities.

Commercial airlines from Detroit provide daily service to the Pellston Airport just 12 miles south of the Mackinaw City. Taxi service between the Pellston Airport and Mackinac City ferry docks is available.

There are no cars on Mackinac Island. Transportation is by horse drawn carriages or bicycles. Consider bringing your bike!

For Fun

Mackinac Island offers many recreational and cultural activities. For more information, please visit: www.mackinacisland.org.

How to Apply

Please complete our on-line employment application.

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