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Akron, Ohio
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When I first pulled up to the hotel, I though it was a clinic! When you first walk in, you would swear someone had killed a skunk and left it to rot in the hallways!!! The lobby was leaking so bad they had buckets under everything! The bar was loud & it seemed like everybody off the street was coming... More 

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Muskegon, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Take it from me, I have lived in West Michigan since 2009 and I have seen this hotel switch names so many times. It is right off 131 and that is nice, but it is in a very bad area. Cops are called quite frequently here for domestic and noise problems. The hotel is very run down and VERY dirty!... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eaten up by fleas. Got up bitten by fleas while I was sleeping. I do not recommend this hotel for anybody. It is disgusting. I am forced to stay in this literal fleabag hotel by my company. I have been given rooms with no heat in the winter, rooms that have filthy bathrooms, and now fleas. I would complain to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is (negative) - 5 stars. I stayed here for the night traveling because all other motels were booked. I live in motels about 2 weeks per month and this is by far the worst one ever. The bar attracts a really large rough crowd. Those people also rent rooms and stay up all night partying. The room next... More 

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Ravenna, Ohio
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Make sure you get the Breakfast omelet in the morning or the New York Strip ($12.95) in the early evening in the Hotel Restaurant/Bar. You'll want to be out of the bar after that as it has a (as was told to me by some of the hotel help) very rough urban crowd. Be sure to get a room on... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

I am a minister and needed to preside over my mothers funeral. I booked by phone due to the location of the motel without taking the time to research the motel. We arrived in a rush during the mid afternoon and dropped our bags off in the room. I told the kind girls at the front desk that the room... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

I had stayed here on and off for over 6 months, I absolutely love the staff, Christina and Kim (managers) are wonderful people, loved being greeted by them every time we walked in :) Also i love the food at Holly's, a sully burger is a must. The music is always a plus and the waitresses and employees in Holly's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

Came in for a little staycation. Enjoyed the newly remodeled room, having the full service bar and restaurant. Friendly staff and convenient location, enjoyed the pool and hot tub, Free parking and free wifi.

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Manistique, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We booked this hotel because of the cheaper rate compared to downtown Grand Rapids. We found mealy worms or maggots eating something on the carpet in front of the dresser. The bedding was falling apart and the bathroom was very dirty. Don't know how this hotel is still in business. The only nice thing was the hotel staff. They were... More 

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3 Thank Susan K
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

This Hotel is located right off of 131, and is only 5 minutes from downtown Grand Rapids. We stayed here because we did not want to spend $250 to stay in the downtown area(as most probably do). They were nice, the amenities were fine, and the rooms were comfortable. Seriously, people who complain about this place should not have tried... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about 131 Hotel-Plaza

Address: 255 28th St SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49548-1001 (Formerly Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel - Grand Rapids)
Location: United States > Michigan > Kent County > Grand Rapids
Price Range: $77 - $89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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