The Inn at Stonecliffe, Mackinac Island

The Inn at Stonecliffe - Front View
A Mansion Guest Room
Guests having fun in the yard at Stonecliffe
Celebrating the end of a great season with a BBQ/Hayride to British Landing
The Cudahy Chophouse
The Portico

Experience the Quiet Side of Mackinac Island

The Inn at Stonecliffe is operated by Hotel Investment Services, established in 1989. Our collection of properties ranges from elegant boutique hotels to beautiful award winning resorts. Our managed facilities employ over 1,000 associates that deliver outstanding service, quality food and beverage, and create an exceptional guest experience.

The Inn at Stonecliffe is located approximately 2 miles from the boat docks in downtown Mackinac. We are the only hotel that is not downtown, and can be found by meandering your way towards the Northwest side of the Island. Our view of the Mackinac Bridge is breathtaking - and that could be your view every day! Housing is located in several areas, the furthest being about a mile from the hotel.

About The Inn at Stonecliffe, Mackinac Island

The Inn at Stonecliffe is a one-of-a-kind Mackinac Island summer estate hotel. Built in 1904, the Stonecliffe Mansion has a rich history brimming with unique charm and beauty. With 16 rooms in the Cudahy Manor and 31 rooms in the Summer House, Stonecliffe celebrates its first century with an unmatched location and grand views of the Straits of Mackinac.

The Employee Experience

Working on Mackinac Island isn't just a job - it is an EXPERIENCE that you will remember for the rest of your life. If you're lucky, you will even bank some money! We value our employees and take great care to ensure their goals are met - whether it is financially or if you're just wanting to have a fun place to work for the summer - we've got you covered!

Ideal Candidate

We are looking for friendly staff who smile easily! Most positions are entry level, so we can train you on how to do the job - you need to bring your own personal sparkle! We are a friendly bunch, no drama allowed. Looking for people willing to work hard to make some money and have fun at the same time!

Room and Board

Employee housing is available and consists of dormitory style rooms with two to four beds in each room, common restrooms, showers, and a cooking/lounge area. Wireless internet access and coin laundry are also available. You will be assigned a roommate.

The housing cost is $75 per week or $120 per week including meals, all utility costs are included. The cost is automatically deducted from your paycheck on a bi-weekly basis. A $100 deposit is required upon check-in, and will be refunded with your final paycheck if your unit has been left in satisfactory condition.

Employees are responsible for their own sheets, linens, and personal items. A dresser and single bed is provided.

All housing units are non-smoking. No pets or pet sitting is allowed in housing or on any other part of the property. Further rules/regulations provided upon check-in.

Employee Perks

Stonecliffe Perks:

  • Meal discounts at The Lawn at Stonecliffe
  • Housing available on a first come, first serve basis
  • Monthly employee gatherings
  • Access to the pool at Stonecliffe*
  • Golf/Hotel discounts for our sister properties
  • Season-End Celebration
  • Team Facebook page

*with permission granted on the day of

Getting Here and Getting Around

For those traveling from the South, follow I-75 north to Mackinac City and take exit 337 to the boat docks. For those traveling from the North, follow I-75 south to St. Ignace and follow the signs to the boat docks.

There are two ferry companies to choose from, and each offer discounted employee parking. Contact the boat lines for more information.



There are no cars on the island. A bike is a great way to get around and is highly recommended. We do have a limited number of bikes available for staff on a first come, first serve basis.

For Fun

Mackinac Island offers infinite recreational and cultural activities. For more information, please visit:

How to Apply

We are now accepting applications for our 2021 season.  Please complete and submit our online application. 

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