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Grand Rapids

Amway Grand Plaza Hotel

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Photo: Courtesy of The Amway Hotel Collection

187 Monroe Ave. N.W.
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503, United States
TEL: (616) 774-2000
TEL: (800) 253-3590

This historic hotel is divided into two parts—the Pantlind building (designed by Grand Central Station architects Warren & Westmore), which originally opened in 1913, and the Glass Tower, a modern 1981 addition. The hotel has 682 rooms and a lot to brag about: the lobby has the largest gold-leaf ceiling installation in the U.S., as well as Duncan Phyfe and English Adams period pieces. Guest rooms—285 of which are under renovation until October 2014—are outfitted with crown moldings and beds with pillow-top mattresses. While the central city property is within walking distance of bistros and microbreweries, in-house dining options also entice. Cygnus 27 serves Nuevo American cuisine, and the recently added Ruth's Chris Steak House is a reliable alternative. There's also a full-service spa and 47,000 square feet of meeting space.

Room to Book:

For city overlooks, opt for a river-view room in the Glass Tower.

Insider Tip:

Ask the concierge for a brochure with a self-guided walking tour of the historic hotel.

Amenities

Open / Closes
  • Business Center
  • Concierge
  • Family Friendly
  • Green/Eco-Friendly
  • Gym/Fitness Center
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Meeting Room
  • Maid Service
  • Parking Fee
  • Parking Available
  • Room Service
  • Turndown
  • Valet Parking
  • WiFi

Number of Rooms: 682

Number of Suites:

Year Opened: 1913

Other:

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