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American Heritage Inn

1681 E. Grand River Avenue, Portland, MI 48875
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at the American Heritage Inn for 4 nights while visiting family in Portland, MI. The decor is a little dated but the room was very clean and the staff was very accommodating. The pool is a great size and clean. Breakfast was included and was just your basic hotel breakfast but it saved us some money so that's a... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for a room near Lansing without getting into the city where the moderately priced hotels were all less than desirable. We found this hotel just 15 minutes from Lansing and it is a little gem. The staff/management are very friendly and accomodating; the rooms are nice, clean smell great and reasonably priced. They have an indoor pool,... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Prior to finding out where our friend-family (Bannerman) was having her wedding, my wife booked The American Heritage Inn with booking .com. Turns out American Heritage Inn was where the out-of-towner's were arranged to stay. We were pleasantly surprised when the hotel was nicer than we expected. Sam, Malika, Chelsea,and Komal were very pleasant and friendly. Now, I know they... More 

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Thank Hector C
Mecosta, MI
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The decor was old, needed an update. Entrance was difficult to find as the signage was small and there were 3 businesses as you turned into the drive. There was no one at the front desk at 3:00 (check in time) had to wait for her to fold a sheet. There was no one at front desk at check out... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Impromptu stay here last night as we were driving and weren't sure how far we'd get, based on decent trip advisor reviews, price and location I selected it and was pleasantly surprised when the hotel was nicer than I expected, great service, and a great price. They have a free continental breakfast which was decent with bagels and toast, cereals,... More 

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Thank megs2219
Newport, Rhode Island
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

My wife and I stayed one night on a trip from Holland MI to Rhode Island having the Motel recommended at a nearby convenience store. We found it to be a comfortable stay with a welcoming staff. After leaving we discovered some valuables were missing, couldn't find them in the car, and really looked hard. Called the motel and the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

My family and I stayed here for one night as a little getaway. The room was clean and the breakfast is hot and tasty. It's quiet in this hotel which is nice. The pool was fun for the kids. The door to our room was a little tricky to open but the hotel let us know that before going up... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

My husband & I renewed our wedding vows & decided to stay at the local hotel for convenience & to have the chance to get away for a night from our home kid free. First of all our room was disgusting there was literally duck tape around the entire doorway of the floor to the wall when we walked into... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

The guy that works there has the worst customer service .The girls were great and very polite. Him i think he was all about making buck. Not sure if I'll go back.My room had issues with the door not working I guess battery's were going dead. Got a new room and it had the same iaaue. So I just went... More 

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Gastonia, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This place is located at exit 73 off of I-96; about 15 miles west of Lansing. It was clean, updated, and quite. Everything I look for on business travel. The beds were comfy, the shower has pressure, the pool and hot tub are nice. It also has a river walk path right off the back of the property. All of... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to American Heritage Inn of Portland, Michigan. We have a newly renovated and updated facility. We offer great amenities and an ideal location between Grand Rapids and Lansing, Michigan capital. We are conveniently located right off of Interstate 96, Exit 77. The American Heritage Inn offers all the right amenities to make any guest feel at home. We pride ourselves on ensuring every guest is comfortable during their stay. The American Heritage Inn is only a short distance from several popular local attractions including I-96 Speedway Race Track, Michigan Historical Musuem, Grande Ledge historical lodges, Frederic Meijer Botanical Gardens. The Potter Park Zoo and the Lansing Convention Center. Our business travelers will appreciate the close proximity to General Motors Corporation, TRW Company and the Oldsmobile Plant. Several restaurants and cocktail lounges are within walking distance of our hotel. Portland, Michigan's very popular paved and well lit river trails are just outside our door. Great for getting some exercise or just to take a leisurely stroll. Outside room accommodations at American Heritage Inn include free deluxe continental breakfast with hot waffles, indoor pool with whirlpool hot tub, free hard-wired and wireless high-speed internet access, free business center in lobby, free local phone calls, cable TV with many channels to choose from, and a video game room. We also offer business travelers conveniences like free USA Today newspaper, generous work space, and access to fax and copy services. All guest rooms include coffee makers, hair dryers, irons and ironing boards. We are a pet-friendly hotel and accept small dogs for a nightly fee. Guest laundry services are also available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about American Heritage Inn

Address: 1681 E. Grand River Avenue, Portland, MI 48875
Location: United States > Michigan > Ionia County > Portland
Price Range: $80 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — American Heritage Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 48
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Also Known As:
American Heritage Hotel Portland
Best Western Portland
Portland Best Western
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