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“Convenient Hotel” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Hampton Inn Grand Rapids-North

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Hampton Inn Grand Rapids-North
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   500 Center Drive, Grand Rapids, MI 49544   |  
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Ranked #11 of 52 Hotels in Grand Rapids
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
30 hotel reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Convenient Hotel”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

This hotel had a very convenient location, just off the freeway. The room was large and comfortable. The staff was very friendly and courteous. The rate was very reasonable. If I am in the area, I would stay here again.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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HamptonGRN, General Manager at Hampton Inn Grand Rapids-North, responded to this review, September 19, 2013
Thank you so much for your review, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay!
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

My husband and I came there for a little mini honeymoon after we were married. We were happy with most of the services and amenities we used. The room was large and beautiful, the lobby was very nice, the pool area was clean and also nice. The staff was very friendly. The breakfast was great (I wasn't a fan of the eggs, they seem like dehydrated eggs or something and not fresh). My biggest issue was with the bed linens. The pillows were very old and lumpy, and the comforter had clearly been washed far too many times. The stuffing in the comforter was worn very thin and shoved into the corners. I did not report it because I've worked in hotels and other customer service oriented positions, and I did not want to be one of THOSE customers. Everything else was great with our stay.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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HamptonGRN, General Manager at Hampton Inn Grand Rapids-North, responded to this review, September 16, 2013
Thank you for your response. I am glad to hear you had a great experience. I will make sure to replace the duvet insert and pillows in the room. Definitely, do not be afraid to report any issues to our front desk. It's not a problem at all and we would rather correct the issue to make your stay outstanding than let you suffer through any uncomfortable situations. Thank you for your review and your business and hope to see you the next time you stay in Grand Rapids!
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Ann Arbor, MI
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43 hotel reviews
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205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

This is a nice Hampton Inn located right off the freeway. Many strip mall type shops and restaurants nearby. The lobby and eating area is open and large. Free continental breakfast with ok sausage patties and scramble eggs. The rooms were clean and service was excellent. We forgot our phone charger and they mailed it back to us. The only negative is if you want to be close to the city, it is a short drive.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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HamptonGRN, General Manager at Hampton Inn Grand Rapids-North, responded to this review, September 10, 2013
Thank you for your kind feedback! I am so glad you liked our property and location. It is a short drive, about 7 minutes to downtown. There are many cabs and public transportation that a guest can take if driving isn't an option. Thank you again and have a great day!
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Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013 via mobile

cute little hotel right on our way north. bad part was that it took us a bit to get to things in Grand Rapids. Best part was the fabulous restaurant the manager turned us on to. we will stay here again just to eat there.

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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HamptonGRN, General Manager at Hampton Inn Grand Rapids-North, responded to this review, September 3, 2013
Thank you for your recent review. I just want to clarify we do not have a restaurant on site but I am glad to hear you had a good experience while in Grand Rapids, especially at our hotel!
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

We arrived late in the evening and were greeted as customers of the day! A couple of free snacks started the visit off well! The room was very nice and cleaning people took good care of us. The front desk people were very friendly. Breakfast was good - children loved the waffles! The air conditioner was strangely loud, but I suppose it worked like white noise in our room. Alll in all, this Hampton was a great place to stay.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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HamptonGRN, General Manager at Hampton Inn Grand Rapids-North, responded to this review, September 3, 2013
Thank you for such a nice review! I will make sure that our maintenance team checks the heating and cooling unit in your room to make sure everything is in working order. I appreciate your recognition and will share this my entire team at our daily huddle. They really love to hear our guests feedback. Thank you!
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3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013 via mobile

We were tired and on our way to Mackinac. Booked the hotel from the road and arrives to a dossier ready for us. The front desk was gracious enough to ask if I has AAA so I got a further discount, much appreciated. Reend this to families!

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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HamptonGRN, General Manager at Hampton Inn Grand Rapids-North, responded to this review, September 3, 2013
I am so glad to hear we were able to provide comfort and relaxation to your weary family. Thank you for your review!
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Grand Rapics, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Very clean and nice hotel tucked back away off the main drag, meaning it was quiet in the room. Room was spacious and clean, especially the bathroom. Bed was a little clumpy, but not too bad. Can't beat the free breakfast either.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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HamptonGRN, General Manager at Hampton Inn Grand Rapids-North, responded to this review, August 28, 2013
Thank you! It is very nice to be tucked away from the busy strip of Alpine Ave. but also close enough to walk to several restaurants and many shops. I am glad to hear you had an excellent stay!
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Address: 500 Center Drive, Grand Rapids, MI 49544
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Location: United States > Michigan > Kent County > Grand Rapids
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#8 Business Hotel in Grand Rapids
#10 Romantic Hotel in Grand Rapids
#14 Family Hotel in Grand Rapids
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hampton Inn Grand Rapids-North 2.5*
Number of rooms: 84
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Admire the view from our Hampton Inn Grand Rapids-North hotel, where our friendly, dedicated team help you make the most of your time in the area. Located near US 131 and 96 expressways, our hilltop hotel provides easy access to Griffins’ hockey games at Van Andel Arena, flower art displays at Frederick Meijer Gardens and beach sands at Lake Michigan’s shoreline. Attend a conference at Devos Convention Center or make a trip to the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum & Library. This four-story hotel is 20 miles front Kent County International Airport. Schedule your visit during ArtPrize or state track and volleyball competitions. ... more   less 
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