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131 Hotel-Plaza

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   255 28th Street SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49548 (Formerly Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel - Grand Rapids)
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Ranked #42 of 52 Hotels in Grand Rapids
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Hanover Park, Illinois
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is going through some changes. The owner is "apparently" trying to turn it around. It's the old Howard Johnson- and is VERY dated. So, let me start by saying that there isn't much around in the $79/ night range, and even still I feel there should be more value at that price. My initial greeting with reception ASSURED... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

I stayed with my family at the hotel, we got two rooms on the first floor. the hotel was clean and quiet. the staff was friendly. I was able to check in and out within 1 minute. so overall my stay was pleasant. I would definitely go there again. however, if I have extra money I would get a room... More

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Midland, Michigan
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

They have a lot of nerve charging $100 to stay at this place. We booked this hotel on line so we didn't know what it looked like. We were only in town 1 night to visit my son so we didn't need anything fancy but this hotel is totally worn out. They need to either invest some money into this... More

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Traverse City
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We have stayed at this Hotel several times over the years basicly because of the 5th floor recreation area. I would say that it has been about 5 years since our last visit and the facility is showing it's age - very little updating has been done. The toilet in our room ran for hours and was reported to the... More

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Grand Rapids
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

My children and I traveled to Grand Rapids to run in a race the next day. We were not able to get adequate rest as rooms were filthy...they had hair all over the floors and bedding and a horrible odor filled the room. The fuse repeatedly blew and the microwave, television, lights, and refrigerator stopped working. As we entered the... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
5 reviews 5 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

My company put me in this hotel, unfortunately. The room is ok, fairly clean. The mattress is very firm but I didn't mind that. The pool looked a little sketchy. The pool is surrounded by an activity area straight out of the 70's. Don't bother getting the exercise room key at the front desk. It looks like leftovers from your... More

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Additional Information about 131 Hotel-Plaza

Address: 255 28th Street SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49548 (Formerly Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel - Grand Rapids)
Location: United States > Michigan > Kent County > Grand Rapids
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — 131 Hotel-Plaza 2*
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Also Known As:
Howard Johnson Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids Howard Johnson

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