131 Hotel-Plaza - Grand Rapids

ex. Howard Johnson

255 28Th Street Sw, Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, United States, 49548  show map
 3 stars
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131 Hotel-Plaza - Grand Rapids

Free Wi-Fi
Free parking
Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Sauna

Overview

131 Hotel-Plaza is a 2-star grand property with non-smoking rooms at a short distance from Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids Public Museum and Spectrum Theatre.

The ideal location makes an university campus and a museum easily reachable. Grand Rapids city center is 6 km away.

Kent County Intl airport can be reached in 15 minutes by car from 131 Hotel-Plaza.

Rooms

The hotel comprises 152 rooms equipped with a minibar, wireless internet, a microwave, cable television and coffee/tea makers. They provide bathrooms with a hairdryer, a shower and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Holly's Back Door Bar & Grill is about 150 meters away and serves American specialties.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

The venue offers 24-hour reception, laundry and ironing service.

Relax

The hotel caters to families with a playroom and video games. On-site amenities for fitness include a gym and a fitness center.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   152.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Vending machines

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Table tennis

Services

  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Karaoke
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi

Room view

  • Pool view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities

Media

  • Television
  • Telephone

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel 131 Hotel-Plaza - Grand Rapids Grand Rapids location
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Hotel Address:

255 28Th Street Sw, Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, United States, 49548

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City Center
  • Grand Rapids
    5.3 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Grand Rapids Amtrak Station
    4.8 km
Restaurants
  • Holly's Back Door Bar & Grill (cuisine: American)
    110 m
  • Bosna Express (cuisine: International)
    230 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    152

Rooms and availability

131 Hotel-Plaza photos Room
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Bed type: Double beds
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  • Shower
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    How to reach hotel

    hotel 131 Hotel-Plaza - Grand Rapids Grand Rapids location
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    Hotel Address:

    255 28Th Street Sw, Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, United States, 49548

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Grand Rapids
      5.3 km
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Grand Rapids Amtrak Station
      4.8 km
    Restaurants
    • Holly's Back Door Bar & Grill (cuisine: American)
      110 m
    • Bosna Express (cuisine: International)
      230 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      152

    131 Hotel-Plaza Location

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions

    • Gypsum Mine Tour - 3.8 km

    Places of interest

    • Steelcase Furniture - 3.6 km

    Train stations

    Historical sites

    • Meyer May House - 4.6 km

    Museums

    • Chamber Choir of Grand Rapids - 4.5 km

    Halls

    • Bluff Banquet and Conference Ctr - 4.4 km
    • Disabled American Veterans - 4.7 km
    • American Legion - 4.9 km

    Universities, Institutes

    • Davenport College Career Ctr - 2.1 km
    • Miedema Realty Inc - 2.7 km
    • Ross Medical Education Ctr - 4.5 km

    Theaters

    • Grand Rapids Ballet CO - 4.7 km

    Medical care and Hospitals

    • Metropolitan Hospital - 4.7 km
    • Mary Free Bed Hosp & Rehab Ctr - 4.7 km

    Local attractions

    • Meyer May House - 4.6 km
      450 Madison Ave. SE, Grand Rapids
    • Voigt House Victorian Museum - 5.3 km
      115 College Ave. SE, Grand Rapids
    • Grand Rapids Public Museum - 5.8 km
      272 Pearl Street NW, Grand Rapids
    • Heritage Hill Historic District - 5.3 km
      126 College Ave SE, Grand Rapids
    • Grand Rapids Art Museum - 5.7 km
      101 Monroe Center, Grand Rapids

    Restaurants nearby

    • Holly's Back Door Bar & Grill - 110 m

      Address: 255 28TH St SW
      Phone: (616) 241-1417

      62% likes this, based on 4 reviews
      Cuisine: American

    • Bob Evans Farms Restaurant - 250 m

      Address: 244 28TH St SW
      Phone: (616) 247-3550

      68% likes this, based on 17 reviews

    • Golden 28 Chinese Vietnamese - 820 m

      Address: 627 28TH St SW
      Phone: (616) 531-2800

      66% likes this, based on 36 reviews
      Cuisine: Chinese

    • Bosna Express - 230 m

      Address: 128 28th Street Southwest
      Phone: (616) 249-9395 ‎

      87% likes this, based on 28 reviews
      Cuisine: International

    • Beltline Bar - 590 m

      Address: 16 28th St SE
      Phone: 616-245-0494

      66% likes this, based on 118 reviews
      Cuisine: American, Southwestern, Mexican

    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      152
    Hotels nearby
    Grand Rapids Inn
    2 stars
    0.2 km

    131 Hotel-Plaza Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at 131 Hotel-Plaza

    Average guest rating

    6.0out of 10
    Good
    Based on 10 reviews

    Rating by category:

    Rooms
    6.5
    Service
    8.0
    Value
    8.5
    Location
    4.0

    Guest reviews

    • Couple
      5.8

      The hotel felt very damp and cold. There was no secure car parking. The on site restaurant was closed both nights we were there.

    • Group of friends
      5.0

      Nothing

      No good services, and no cleaning the room, no change the bed and skills

    • Single
      5.8

      You get what you pay for stained rugs, noisy hall ways low class clientele.

      Good bar I.e cheap drinks in the bar

    • Single
      5.0

      The location was close enough to downtown for the marathon. See below for complaints. Only consolation of this bad experience was that we were given a little discount. Should have been free after what we went through.

      Check in was at 4 pm. We arrived after 5 pm. Hotel staff said we could change our room from 2 double beds to one king and sent us to a room. The room was not cleaned, went back downstairs for another room. Were sent to second room, which ended up not being cleaned either, went downstairs. Were sent to a third room, which was not cleaned, went downstairs and commented that now they should be embarassed. We were given a fourth room to try and actually the cook (we believe) of the restaurant arranged for someone to check the room before we hauled our luggage around for a fourth time. Never saw a maid cleaning anywhere on the floors. The room was cleaned prior, but I felt it was dirty and was not sure if the sheets were actually clean. Never felt anything was cleaned well enough after seeing all the dirty rooms first. Gross. Oh, and there was a party outside our room in the parking lot for hours, until about 2 am . My husband was running a marathon the next day and did not sleep well because of the noise. Terrible experience. Would not recommend and will never go to another Howard Johnsons again.

    • Family with children
      7.0

      Love the recreation center.

      For the price no continental breakfast was available

    • Family with children
      7.4

      rooms were clean and plenty of towels

      pool area was kind of old

    • Older travelers
      5.6

    • 8.6

    • 7.4

    • 8.6

    How to reach hotel

    hotel 131 Hotel-Plaza - Grand Rapids Grand Rapids location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    255 28Th Street Sw, Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, United States, 49548

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Grand Rapids
      5.3 km
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Grand Rapids Amtrak Station
      4.8 km
    Restaurants
    • Holly's Back Door Bar & Grill (cuisine: American)
      110 m
    • Bosna Express (cuisine: International)
      230 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      152