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131 Hotel-Plaza

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   255 28th Street SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49548 (Formerly Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel - Grand Rapids)
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Ranked #40 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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Grand Rapids
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We checked in early with no problems. Staff was friendly and helpful. The wallpaper in our room could be updated but the beds were brand new and very comfortable. I was shown the Presidential Suite and they run specials for it all the time. I'm planning my next weekend away as I type this!

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Caledonia, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at 131 Hotel-Plaza it was great! The food in the restaurant was very good, The food prices are very reasonable, The service was great! ,My room was very clean every day, New Sheets daily,,I didn"t want to leave, I stayed there for 3 months ..The room were very Quiet, The staff was very friendly Great karaoke on weekends,... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed there with my family. We enjoyed the 2 pools. Even though it's an older establishment and needs some updating the staff is helpful & friendly. We really appreciate good customer service & would stay again.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in a very nice room with a deck area outside of my room. It also had a walkway to the outdoor pool. Excellent karaoke in the lounge when I was there. Staff was professional and courteous. Next to the 131 interstate.

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Hanover Park, Illinois
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

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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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:3 star — 131 Hotel-Plaza 3*
Number of rooms: 156
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Also Known As:
Howard Johnson Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids Howard Johnson

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