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Prince Conference Center at Calvin College

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1800 East Beltline SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546
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Prince Conference Center at Calvin College
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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88 reviews 88 reviews
27 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 via mobile

The PCC is excellent. My room was very clean and nice. The tremendous customer service and awesome attitudes of all the staff sets this place apart from others. The breakfast buffet was wonderful. Loved my stay!

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Justin J, Manager at Prince Conference Center at Calvin College, responded to this review

Dear IKE48, Thank you for choosing to stay with us! We appreciate your feedback and look forward to serving you in the future! Safe Travels, More 

Stony Brook, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Our 5 night stay at Prince Conference Center in November was outstanding. This trip was a combination of visiting family and a night of business as well. It was so refreshing to come and go and be greeted warmly by the front desk staff each time. The kitchen staff as well as the housekeeping staff were equally friendly and competent.... More 

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Justin J, Manager at Prince Conference Center at Calvin College, responded to this review

Hello CDeGraw, Thank you for choosing to make Prince Conference Center your home away from home for 5 nights! I appreciate your positive and honest feedback. Our team works toward excellence and displaying a quality product, from our hotel rooms to the food at breakfast. We welcome our guests to the Prince Center as we would welcome a family member... More 

Detroit
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112 reviews 112 reviews
31 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

My wife and I stayed here while at a conference nearby. When checking in, staff was very friendly and efficient. Plain rooms, with no microwave, fridge or coffee maker, but very comfortable and clean. Other hotel chains should have their staffs trained here as housekeeping was awesome. Dim lighting in bathroom was only other concern. Grounds behind hotel are beautiful... More 

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Justin J, Manager at Prince Conference Center at Calvin College, responded to this review

Dear trackandcccoach, Thank you for choosing to stay with the Prince Conference Center. I must admit, I had goosebumps on my arms when I read your comment about our housekeeping department, Thank you very much. This Housekeeping team prides themselves in keeping our standards high and always look for advice and ideas to improve the cleanliness of the rooms and... More 

West Bloomfield, Michigan
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 via mobile

It was clean and close to East Grand Rapids. With the complimentary hot/cold breakfast it makes it a super value Plus a free copy of the local Grand Rapids paper was made available No pool or restaurant but that wasn't needed for my stay It was a clean, quiet, comfortable place to stay. Fire place in lobby was a nice... More 

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Justin J, Manager at Prince Conference Center at Calvin College, responded to this review

Dear Dan M, Thank you for staying with the Prince Center we are happy to provide the complimentary Grand Rapids Press, and hot/cold breakfast available for our guests. We do not have a pool on site, however overnight guests have access to the Spoelhof Fitness Complex on the campus of Calvin College, where there are free weights, fitness machines, and... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This was our second stay at the Prince Conference Center. We were there for a one-night stay in late September. Access to the hotel is a little tricky off the highway, especially at night. The signage is a bit small, so pay attention. From the outside, the facility looks like a standard office building, so would not have guessed there... More 

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Justin J, Manager at Prince Conference Center at Calvin College, responded to this review

Dear David Z, Thank you for staying with us a second time. Your advice about the small signage and being tricky at night is a good suggestion, when arriving on campus look for maroon and white signs at each intersection, they should point you in the right direction to find Prince Center. Our building matches the Calvin College campus building... More 

South Windsor, Connecticut
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124 reviews 124 reviews
15 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We have stayed at the Prince Center many times over the years. It has always been a pleasure. The rooms are clean, comfortable and quiet. There is a nice workout room, but the best part is the breakfast. There are several choices of hot entrees - biscuits and sausage, omelets, waffles, corn beef hast, etc. wonderful breads, fresh fruit, yogurt... More 

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Justin J, Manager at Prince Conference Center at Calvin College, responded to this review

Dear Calhu, Thank you for staying with the Prince Center, we appreciate you're return visits! We recently added hot oatmeal in a crock-pot to the breakfast selections, be sure to sample it when you return. The impact of plastic tableware on our environment is harsh, and we can wash our tableware many times over with less of an negative environmental... More 

Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We stayed while visiting Calvin College with my daughter. The rooms are small but very clean. The décor is a tiny bit dated but not bad by any means. My only complaint would be for the overnight front desk person. She could use a little training on how to greet customers. We arrived late in the evening around 11:00PM and... More 

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Justin J, Manager at Prince Conference Center at Calvin College, responded to this review

Dear Tarmor, Thank you for staying at the Prince Center, we appreciate your business and your feedback here on TripAdvisor. We are excited at the opportunity to meet and exceed our possible future Parent of a Calvin Student! The overnight shift is difficult to keep one's 'spirits' up, I've worked many overnight shifts. It's challenging, but with the proper practice,... More 

Lake Orion, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I spent 2 nights at the hotel at Prince Conference Center. The staff was friendly and gracious. A delicious buffet breakfast was served by a warm and friendly hostess. The rooms were clean and comfortable.

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Justin J, Manager at Prince Conference Center at Calvin College, responded to this review

Dear Gail728, Thank you for your review! I'm happy your experience with the Prince Center room and staff was excellent! We strive for excellence in our hotel and services. I hope to see you return to Prince in the near future. Happy Travels, Justin Jackson More 

Peoria, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

simple interior...outside environment is really good...There are many items for breakfast including fresh fruits...Breakfast timing is also good...Overall feel is that we did not get typical hotel experience here where..Staff is good too...

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Justin J, Manager at Prince Conference Center at Calvin College, responded to this review

Dear Venkat, The breakfast at the Prince Center is one of the best complimentary breakfasts in Grand Rapids! I'm glad you enjoyed the outdoor setting we have, behind the hotel is Calvin College nature preserve, complete with walking trails and observatory decks. We are not a typical hotel, very unique and independent. Thank you for taking the time to review... More 

Boston
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69 reviews 69 reviews
19 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I stayed here for two evenings when my sons were entering into their freshman year at Calvin. Very nice staff, but did not handle everything asked or needed. Very simple décor, too simple and the room looks like a Christian retreat room than a hotel room. Lighting is awful, cleaning has something to be desired and all of the pieces... More 

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Justin J, Manager at Prince Conference Center at Calvin College, responded to this review

Hello BrianD111, Thank you for staying with the Prince Conference Center, I appreciate your feedback on your recent experience with us. Please know that we strive to be the best in our customer service, I will share this post with my team and raise the service expectations. I'm am happy you enjoyed the breakfast selections, the coffee at the Prince... More 

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Additional Information about Prince Conference Center at Calvin College

Address: 1800 East Beltline SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Location: United States > Michigan > Kent County > Grand Rapids
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 69
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Grand Rapids
#1 Best Value Hotel in Grand Rapids
#4 Family Hotel in Grand Rapids
#6 Romantic Hotel in Grand Rapids

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