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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
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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 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Never know a hotel in this condition still open to public. I blame it on our government agencies that have not shut it down with all the illegal activities and filthy and unclean environment. I agree with all the negative reviews on this site and can't understand why these booking business still recommend these kind of hotels. From now on,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Although I was able to have my pet here, I was not comfortable leaving him in the room alone. Check your neighborhoods before booking. Not the best environment. I was uncomfortable from the minute I parked in the parking lot. Cigarette butts everywhere on the ground and in the grass. Overgrown and shady facade. Dingy and dirty inside. As I... More 

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Redford, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

The hallway did smell like weed the whole time we were there. We found a pair of dirty underpants from a previous occupant in our room. The shower was broken and not repaired after we reported it. Towels were dirty, tub was dirty, coffee maker was not cleaned. When we complained, the manager said that since we'd booked through Expedia... More 

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Mid Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

I recently stayed for an overnight and the restaurant has a good burger but the cleanliness is something to be desired of this location. There were gunshots in the night with lots of police if your traveling woman, mother or with children I don't suggest this location at all!!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • 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: $72 - $82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — 131 Hotel-Plaza 3*
Number of rooms: 156
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