Make yourself at home in our Holiday Inn Express® hotels in Grand Rapids, a relaxed Midwestern city built on the banks of the Grand River. You'll be in easy reach of downtown's vibrant nightlife, the region's premier sculpture park and Lake Michigan's sparkling shores.
Guests at our Grand Rapids hotels can easily explore the pedestrian-friendly downtown on foot. Pause to admire the iconic red Alexander Calder statue "La Grande Vitesse," the unofficial symbol of the city. Continue your stroll across the river and along the landscaped Riverwalk past more outdoor sculptures in the city's impressive collection. Two downtown museums charge modest admissions and are within easy access of our hotels in Grand Rapids. The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum & Library commemorates the only American president never elected to serve, and at the Grand Rapids Public Museum you can stroll the streets of Grand Rapids, circa 1890, in a re-created tableau of Victorian-era shops.
Begin your evening with a pint of locally brewed ale at one of the bars clustered in the lively downtown entertainment district, the city's premier destination for concerts and events. Hockey fans flock to Van Andel Arena to see the Grand Rapids Griffins take to the ice. Fridays feature dollar hot dog and beer specials. Have dinner or sample the city's rollicking nightlife inside the B.O.B. entertainment complex across the street before heading back to our Grand Rapids hotels for a comfortable night's sleep.
Book a room at our hotels in Grand Rapids for four seasons of warm Midwestern hospitality. In summer, head to the cool blue waters and sandy beaches of Lake Michigan. In December, take a horse-drawn-carriage ride through the Sculpture Park in the Frederic Meijer Gardens, dressed in glittering holiday finery.
My family enjoyed staying at this hotel and we were pleasantly surprise with the upscale quality. The rooms were spacious and very comfortable. I'd definitely stay here again.[Less]
Clean, comfortable, and good service
While the location of the hotel was a little difficult getting to, the comfortable room, cleanliness, and staff were great.[Less]
Friendly Staff and Convenient for Travelers
We had an excellent 2 night stay at this location. The staff was very friendly and helpful, the rooms were clean, internet worked well, free papers, and relatively quiet during the week.[Less]
Comfortable bed but could not sleep well do to outside noise
Since there were quiet rooms available we should have been informed[Less]
Concert @ Van Andel
Great location within walking distance of the Van Andel. No complaints, however was rather expensive.[Less]
Clean and comfortable
The hotel was clean and comfortable. Exactly as expected. It is extremely close to the downtown area, which was a huge plus.[Less]
When I went to use the bathroom in my room I found hair on the floor and in the bathtub. I asked to be moved to a cleaner room and found multiple spots on the carpet to be sticky with who knows what.[More] My son did enjoy the pool area though! I also enjoyed the managers reception in the eating area.[Less]
We stay regularly at Holiday Inn Express. We like the cinnamon rolls and the hotels are usually clean and the staff friendly. Such is the case here! It also appears to be family friendly, though[More] we're a bit old for the children's offerings![Less]
Best nights sleep.
They made you feel at home. The hotel was very clean and the swimming area looked fun for kids. It was easy access to the highway and was priced pretty good for being near the city of Grand Rapids.[Less]