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Lockport, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My interest in the Holiday Inn Express Grand Rapids South started over a year ago (August 2015). My family stopped by while on vacation to check out the place, especially the splash pad. Matt was working the front desk and was very personable. He took me on a personal tour to a suite that I was interested in possibly booking... More 

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Cypress, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

The beds were very comfortable, and the children loved the splash pad and water slide. We stayed in the suite with a king and two Queen pull outs. Very spacious. The employees were very nice. They had complimentary breakfast and drinks in the afternoon. Definitely the best hotel to stay at with children.

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2 Thank AbraBergman2016
General Manager G, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express South, responded to this review

AbraBergman2016, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We pride ourselves on the many amenities that we offer. We hope to have you and your family back next time you are in the greater Grand Rapids area. More 

Farmington Hills, Michigan
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96 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Perfect hotel for families in the Grand Rapids area. My kids, ages 5 and 3 loved the pool area with the kiddie waterpark, splash area and whirly pool that is connected in the main pool. There is also a large, hot bubbling jacuzzi. The front desk staff did mention the jacuzzi is for 16 years and older. They provide pool... More 

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General Manager G, Manager at Holiday Inn Express South, responded to this review

JLK41811, Thank you for expressing your wonderful experience you had while a guest here at our hotel. We are happy to hear your experience was as wonderful as we want each and every one of our guest to have the chance to experience. We look forward to being able to accommodate you and you family again in the future. More 

Big Rapids, Michigan
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

We just wanted to get away for a couple of days during spring break. Our five year old loved it, the splash and pool area is great for young children. I would not recommend for people looking for a quite or relaxing pool area. Rooms were clean and comfortable. Well worth the price.

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2 Thank dianemaguire2016
General Manager G, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express South, responded to this review

dianemaguire2016- Thank you for coming and staying with us at the Holiday Inn Express South Grand Rapids! We are glad you had a great time in the pool area and we look forward to seeing you again! More 

Detroit, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

At first thought, price to high for a Holiday Inn; value over price! Friendly service, clean, comfortable room, splash pad, pool area, free breakfast, worth the price. This is our 2nd visit. Great place for a staycation.

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General Manager G, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express South, responded to this review

Tasha S- Thank you for the great review! We appreciate the kind comments and are glad you enjoyed your stay! Please come back and see us again soon! More 

Traverse City, Michigan
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32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were in the area for a few days and stayed at this hotel twice over a two week period. On our second stay, our price increased tremendously, which we noticed throughout Grand Rapids. When I carefully asked for a reason for the price increase while checking in, the response was defensive, to say the least. Trying... More 

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express South, responded to this review

Dear Sean D, We appreciate your feedback during your recent stay. It is nice to read that you have regarded our rooms to be clean and beds to be comfortable. However, we’re sorry we fell below your expectation regarding with the service of our front desk staff. We thank you for bringing this to our attention as the feedback we... More 

Calgary, Canada
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38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

Recently stayed at Holiday Inn Express South for business. Arrived late, room had been reserved and was waiting for me. Fast, efficient check in. Check out easy, bill under my door, so just dropping off a key. Rooms were spacious and clean, showers were warm. Satellite TV, so lots of channel choice. Worked out in fitness center, small, couple of... More 

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Big Rapids, Michigan
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21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

We stayed one night at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel in Grand Rapids as a little “mini vacation” to start off our family spring break. I have two kids, ages 6 (beginning swimmer) and 3 (non-swimmer). The hotel was booked solid with fellow spring break families, but we were still able to request (and get) early check in that day.... More 

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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

Took our 6 and 2 year old to the hotel/water park. Perfect size and fun for them. Water was really warm too! Breakfast was great and the room was huge! Best sleeper sofa I have ever slept on. Main bed was very nice too! Excellent quality furniture. Great value for the $

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Thank BooBop779
General Manager G, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express South, responded to this review

BooBop779, Thank you for your kind words. We take pride in our wonderful amenities and hope to see you and your family on your next trip to the Grand Rapids area. More 

Taylor, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

This hotel is nothing special, in my opinion. We came because of the nice children's pool area and it ended up being cold so much that my 3 year old daughter was running around shivering. For this reason, we only ended up going swimming once during our 2 night stay. Another comment is that we were not told about the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express Grand Rapids South, . Home of The Little Dip splash pad. We are conveniently located adjacent to the Crossroads Banquet and Conference Center (full bar service) (4,000 sq. Ft.) Perfect for the small corporate meeting or up to 280 person wedding and social receptions. Also within minutes of major attractions, downtown Grand Rapids, Gerald R. Ford Museum, Metropolitan Hospital, Fredrick Meijer Gardens, Van Andel Arena and DeVos Convention Center. The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Grand Rapids-South represents the latest in design standards. Come stay with us and experience a new level of accommodations and service. This hotel offers 79 guest rooms which include two-room suites and a two- story spiral staircase room. All rooms include a refrigerator, microwave, and free high-speed wired and wireless Internet access. Hotel amenities include free deluxe breakfast bar, indoor splash pad, activity pool, and a vortex pool. The hotel has a business center open 24 hours, game room, fitness center, 2,000 sq. Ft. Of meeting rooms, 100% non-smoking rooms, hearing and visually impaired and handicap accessible guest rooms.To reserve birthday parties please contact the hotel direct. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express South

Address: 6569 Clay Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49548-7839
Location: United States > Michigan > Kent County > Grand Rapids
Price Range: $129 - $221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express South 2.5*
Number of rooms: 79
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express South Hotel Grand Rapids
Holiday Inn Express Grand Rapids
Holiday Inn Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids Holiday Inn
Hotel Style:
#17 Business Hotel in Grand Rapids
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