131 Hotel-Plaza - Grand Rapids

ex. Howard Johnson

255 28Th Street Sw, Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI, United States, 49548show map
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GoodBased on  10 reviews
Overview

The 2-star 131 Hotel-Plaza offers fine accommodation in Grand Rapids. The budget hotel is a good example of Victorian architecture in Grand Rapids.

This hotel is about 6 km away from Voigt House Victorian Museum . The hotel offers perfect location 6 km from the center of Grand Rapids.

A museum and a theater are set within walking distance.

131 Hotel-Plaza is around 20 minutes' drive from Kent County Intl airport.

Rooms

There are 152 non-smoking rooms appointed with a mini bar, wireless internet, cable television, a microwave and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms come with a shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Guests can have breakfast in the restaurant every morning. Offering American dishes, Holly's Back Door Bar & Grill is a 5-minute walk away.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

The conveniences such as free self parking, a designated place for smoking and an elevator are offered on site.

Relax

Guests are pampered with a seasonal outdoor pool and an indoor swimming pool as well as the on-site a Jacuzzi and a sauna. There are a gym and a fitness centre provided at 131 Hotel-Plaza.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   152.

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Facilities
Free Wi-Fi
Free parking

Free on-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services
Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Sauna

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym

Services

  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining

  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Spa & Leisure

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Sauna

Room view

  • Pool view

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities

Media

  • Television
  • Telephone
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Good to know
Check-infrom 4 pmFREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
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Bob Evans Farms RestaurantBob Evans Farms Restaurant800 ft244 28TH St SW
Beltline BarBeltline Bar1900 ft16 28th St SE
Golden 28 Chinese VietnameseGolden 28 Chinese Vietnamese2700 ft627 28TH St SW
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Gypsum Mine TourGypsum Mine Tour2.4 mi
Meyer May HouseMeyer May House2.9 mi
Chamber Choir of Grand RapidsChamber Choir of Grand Rapids2.9 mi
Bluff Banquet and Conference CtrBluff Banquet and Conference Ctr2.7 mi
Disabled American VeteransDisabled American Veterans2.9 mi
Davenport College Career CtrDavenport College Career Ctr1.2 mi
Miedema Realty IncMiedema Realty Inc1.7 mi
Ross Medical Education CtrRoss Medical Education Ctr2.8 mi
Grand Rapids Ballet COGrand Rapids Ballet CO3.0 mi
Van Andel ArenaVan Andel Arena3.4 mi130 Fulton St W
Grand Rapids Children\'s MuseumGrand Rapids Children\'s Museum3.5 mi11 Sheldon Ave NE
Grand Rapids Art MuseumGrand Rapids Art Museum3.6 mi101 Monroe Center St NW
Grand Rapids Public MuseumGrand Rapids Public Museum3.6 mi272 Pearl St NW
Gerald R. Ford MuseumGerald R. Ford Museum3.8 mi303 Pearl St NW
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Getting around
Airports
Kent County Intl (GRR)7.7 mi
Park Township (HLM)26.1 mi
Train
Grand Rapids Amtrak Station3.0 mi
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Reviews
6.0
GoodBased on  10  reviews

Rating by category:

6.5
Rooms
8.0
Service
4.0
Location
  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    The hotel felt very damp and cold. There was no secure car parking. The on site restaurant was closed both nights we were there.

  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    Nothing

    No good services, and no cleaning the room, no change the bed and skills

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    You get what you pay for stained rugs, noisy hall ways low class clientele.

    Good bar I.e cheap drinks in the bar

  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    The location was close enough to downtown for the marathon. See below for complaints. Only consolation of this bad experience was that we were given a little discount. Should have been free after what we went through.

    Check in was at 4 pm. We arrived after 5 pm. Hotel staff said we could change our room from 2 double beds to one king and sent us to a room. The room was not cleaned, went back downstairs for another room. Were sent to second room, which ended up not being cleaned either, went downstairs. Were sent to a third room, which was not cleaned, went downstairs and commented that now they should be embarassed. We were given a fourth room to try and actually the cook (we believe) of the restaurant arranged for someone to check the room before we hauled our luggage around for a fourth time. Never saw a maid cleaning anywhere on the floors. The room was cleaned prior, but I felt it was dirty and was not sure if the sheets were actually clean. Never felt anything was cleaned well enough after seeing all the dirty rooms first. Gross. Oh, and there was a party outside our room in the parking lot for hours, until about 2 am . My husband was running a marathon the next day and did not sleep well because of the noise. Terrible experience. Would not recommend and will never go to another Howard Johnsons again.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Love the recreation center.

    For the price no continental breakfast was available

  • 7.4
    Very good

    rooms were clean and plenty of towels

    pool area was kind of old

  • 5.6
    Guest rating

  • 8.6
    Superb

  • 7.4
    Very good

  • 8.6
    Superb

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Highlights
6
GoodBased on  10 reviews
Good to know
Check-infrom 4 pmFREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Kent County Intl (GRR)7.7 mi
Park Township (HLM)26.1 mi
Train
Grand Rapids Amtrak Station3.0 mi
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