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Huntington
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79 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Desperately trying to find a place near Traverse City, MI on Labor Day weekend as we headed home after a long trip, we ended up in Big Rapids. Thought I reserved a room over the phone while traveling, at Holiday Inn Express. A bit worried as we pulled in at an old Holiday Inn. Gulp. But. Was surprised at the... More 

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Eric V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Big Rapids, responded to this review

Thank you HuntingtonJunieMoon for taking time to write a review from your recent stay with us. We are pleased your time with us was pleasant and comfortable. We will share your comments with the staff. More 

michigan
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25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I spent one night at the Holiday Inn while visiting my daughter at Ferris State University. Check in was friendly and easy. The room was clean and well appointed. Although I have no wildly major complaints I was not " wowed" in any way either. The fan was extremely loud. The pillows are giant fluffy lumps, which... More 

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Eric V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Big Rapids, responded to this review

Greetings Michiganartgal, Thank you for taking a moment to review your recent stay with us. We will share your comments with the staff and leadership. More 

Detroit, Michigan
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251 reviews
66 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

This place had a great pool and hot tub. They also did a great job with all the WAM 300 riders that came in on Friday night. I was disappointed when the family told me there was no breakfast included. I thought it was like most holiday inns I go to. The service was very good. I will stay here... More 

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Thank julio6925
Eric V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Big Rapids, responded to this review

Greetings julio6925, Thank you for taking the time to score and write a review about our hotel. Unfortunately, we are a full service Holiday Inn so breakfast isn't included but we are happy to hear you enjoyed the rest of your stay!! Looking forward to seeing you on your future visits. Have a wonderful day, More 

Missouri
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19 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

I just wasn't that impressed with this hotel. It's supposed to be a 3 star hotel but really it felt more like a 2 or maybe 2.5. My detailed comments are: 1) check in was quick and fine 2) the hotel just doesn't look all that great. it's I guess a personal thing, but I just didn't really think it... More 

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Thank joelegs
Eric V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Big Rapids, responded to this review

Greeting Joelegs, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for our hotel. We will make sure to pass along your comments and concerns to staff, management and ownership. You had some great things to say about the cleanliness and check-in, we'll make sure those departments know. Have a wonderful day, More 

Michigan
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27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Clean room, very comfortable beds and personnel was very helpful and friendly. Only problem was I used the laundry facilities and it took forever to dry my clothes. One staff even said I should of asked and used their dryers!

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Eric V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Big Rapids, responded to this review

Greeting Keyser_Soze_9, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our property! We are excited that you enjoyed your stay. The comments about the on-site laundry have been forwarded to ownership in hopes of coming up with a better solution for our guests. We look forward to hosting you in the future! Have a wonderful day, More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Want to commend Ashley at the front desk who took the time to explain answers to our numerous questions regarding the different rates chargeed to our small alumni golf group. Very patient and maintained a smile as all of us were offering a friendly challenge regarding the different charges each individual had been quoted. . Great job Ashley!

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Eric V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Big Rapids, responded to this review

Greetings FREDERICK W H, Thank you for the great review! I'm glad Ashley could help you guys out. I will be passing that information along to staff and management. We hope you enjoyed the golf outing and look forward to hosting you in the future. Have a wonderful day, More 

Milford, Michigan
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188 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We spent one night here while bringing a granddaughter to orientation at Ferris. Very clean, nicely updated, and the beds were great. Wish the pillow selection had included some "flatter" ones. The kids loved the pool. Breakfast was very good and our server there was attentive and friendly. Would definitely stay here again.

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Thank MimiandPapa2862
Eric V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Big Rapids, responded to this review

Greetings MimiandPapa2862, We are so happy you enjoyed your stay and meals at the restaurant. It was very kind of you to take time out of your day to write such a great review of our hotel. I will make sure this gets passed along to staff and management. We hope to see you on your future visits to see... More 

Constantine, Michigan
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21 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Hotel is clean, and beds are like sleeping on a cloud! But~ We were here for a convention and I had prepaid for 2 breakfasts for 2 mornings, something I will never do again. First morning for breakfast at 7:30 they had no coffee. We also asked for water for both of us, 20 minutes later after asking the 2nd... More 

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Thank Diane K
Eric V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Big Rapids, responded to this review

Greetings Diane K, Thank you for taking a moment to review your recent stay with us. I apologize the incidents you encountered during your visit in our restaurant. I will share your comments with my leadership staff to ensure such incidents do not occur again. Thank you again for your valued feedback. More 

Davison, Michigan
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151 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

The night we stayed there were several events going on (prom, a bachelor party, a child's birthday party, and a retirement party to name a few), and I was concerned about the noise and traffic it would cause. But it wasn't an issue! We stayed on the 3rd floor (2 doors down from where the child's birthday party guest were).... More 

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Eric V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Big Rapids, responded to this review

Greetings MichelleALee1, Thank you for taking a moment to review your recent stay with us. We are pleased your experience exceeded your expectations. We will share your comments with the staff and leadership and look forward to hosting you again. More 

Lansing, Michigan
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574 reviews
155 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 341 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

The staff were great; very friendly, the wait staff in the restaurant were attentive. The rooms appear to have been updated recently, the beds are comfortable, the bathroom is a decent size. The shower heads appear to be at a normal height until one gets into the shower and realizes you are actually sort of stepping up into it and... More 

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Eric V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Big Rapids, responded to this review

Greetings Hola4876, Thank you for taking a moment to review your recent stay with us. Your feedback is important and your comments will be shared with the staff and leadership so we may provide excellent service. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Big Rapids is the Big Rapids hotel of choice and is located near the campus of Ferris State University. Our four story, full service hotel offers 118 guest rooms and suites. Enjoy our relaxing indoor pool and whirlpool. Our hotel and conference center features free high-speed wireless Internet. Additionally, the Holiday Inn features 18,000 square feet of meeting space with ballroom seating for 500 for sit down meal functions. 52 Sports bar and kitchen, located on site, is available for room service. Come visit the best Big Rapids hotel! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Big Rapids

Address: 1005 Perry Ave, Big Rapids, MI 49307-2100
Location: United States > Michigan > Mecosta County > Big Rapids
Price Range: $138 - $193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Big Rapids 3*
Number of rooms: 118
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