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Downtown Grand Rapids is the site of DeVos Place, state-of-the-art convention center offering 250,000 square feet of sub-dividable space. It's an ideal venue or events of any size, but it excels at hosting large groups with meeting, exhibition and reception needs.
Five nearby hotels offer a range of budget and menity options. Three are connected to DeVos Place is a convenient climate-controlled skywalk.
This four-diamond property has been ranked as the 12th finest hotel in North America by Condé Nast Traveler magazine.
This LEED-certified boutique hotel occupies a building constructed in the late 1800s. Each of the 28 rooms offers a unique color-and-layout combination.
Designed to meet the exacting requirements of business travelers, this hotel offers a perfect "base of operations" for meeting attendees.
Marriott chose Grand Rapids as the first Midwest site for this luxury hotel brand. It's downtown's
second four-diamond hotel!
This recently revitalized hotel with on-site restaurant is Michigan Green Lodge certified and offers the rarest of urban amenities: FREE parking!
All five hotels are just steps away from award-winning restaurants, nationally acclaimed theaters and museums, sophisticated nightclubs, rollicking sports bars and much more.
An expansive public art program has helped make Grand Rapids an international arts destination. We host ArtPrize, the world’s richest art competition. This huge undertaking proves Grand Rapids can deliver a world-class experience – for 250,000 ArtPrize visitors or for your group.
Area museums present some of the nation’s most sought-after touring exhibits, from “Diana – A Celebration” to “Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition,” debuting at the Grand Rapids Public Museum in February 2013.
Grand Rapids is just 30 minutes away from Lake Michigan and a spectacular coastline that must be seen to be believed. Condé Nast Traveler called it one of the world’s Top 25 shorelines. Not the United States, not North America, THE WORLD!
Patricia Schultz, author of, "1,000 Places to See Before You Die,” includes Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park in her list of 30 Must-See Museums – alongside such celebrated institutions as The Hermitage in St. Petersburg, Russia, & The Museum of…