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Prince Conference Center at Calvin College

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1800 East Beltline SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Prince Conference Center at Calvin College
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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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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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74 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great facility for a conference. The center is in a convenient location from downtown Grand Rapids but also easy to get to from other West Michigan locations. The conference rooms are comfortable. The staff was very professional (almost invisible). The grounds are lovely. During our breaks, I explored some of the nearby nature trails and I was... More 

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

Dear Wendy W., Thank you for your review! We are blessed to have a great professional team in our conference center (and good food!) I've normally explained to guests that it is like being in the country with the preserved nature area behind the building, it is beautiful. Thank you again for the wonderful review. More 

Rome, Georgia
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff make you feel welcome and like you are the most important guest. We have stayed here twice for conferences, and it is just fabulous. I see the cleaning crew vacuuming and taking excellent care of all facilities. Cookies, coffee, water, and fruit are always available for guests. Every request I've made was met with a smile. I wish... More 

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

Hello caro1j, You are our most important guest! Thank you for awesome rating and review! Our team truly cares about each and every guest that we come in contact with. You can come back to Grand Rapids for ArtPrize and stay with the Prince Center again. More 

Oxford, Michigan
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I thoroughly enjoyed my stays at the Prince Conference Center. I've stayed twice and each time was perfect. Nice rooms, wonderful buffet breakfast (and cookies!!). The hotel was quiet, clean and the staff was especially helpful and friendly. On one stay I was with a small group and we needed a suite and the suite at the Prince Conference Center... More 

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

SueLaura, Thank you for your review and rating! I truly thought I responded to your posting in February! So sorry for the late response. Yes, Prince is conveniently located on the East Beltline close to malls and FMG. We've upgraded our cookies, look out for them on your next stay. More 

Vienna, VA
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118 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

The Prince Conference Center works for conferences or as a hotel. The staff is exceedingly helpful, the windows rum from floor to pitched ceiling, all the better to watch the snow falling (and it was). The fireplace invites conversation and there's 24-hour coffee/tea to warm you from the inside. The rooms are not elegant, but they are spacious and clean.... More 

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

Dear TrackerVienna_VA, Thank you for the kind and accurate description of our building and services. The fireplaces and windows are a great feature of the building, the design intent was to have people do exactly what you did, sit, relax and converse. It was our pleasure to have you stay with us for 5 nights. Hope to see you return!... More 

Holland, Michigan
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114 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 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
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

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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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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150 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 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 

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