$174 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Aug 8, 2014 Check-out: Aug 10, 2014

Courtyard by Marriott Grand Rapids Downtown

3 stars
11 Monroe Avenue NW, 11 Monroe Avenue NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.8
out of 5
32 reviews
It was great

It was great, close to downtown. Could walk every where. See full review

  • shieldsjw
  • Jun 23, 2014
Blast in GR

We had a great experience, great location in the city. Very clean hotel and spacious rooms. The... See full review

  • Celebration for our son
  • Feb 23, 2014
Located in the middle of the energetic Grand Rapids scene, the Downtown Courtyard by Marriott delivers choices and convenience for business and leisure travelers alike. From the welcoming lobby and the functional, relaxing rooms to the friendly service and city views, its a stay youll feel good about. This Downtown Grand Rapids Hotel features multiple spaces to work or relax in, free Wi-Fi throughout and easy access to news, weather, maps, directions and city events via our 55 inch touch screen interactive GoBoard. The highlight of our lobby experience is The Bistro, which provides guests fresh food offerings, a large choice of Starbucks beverages and artistic cocktails. A skywalk offers convenient access to Devos Place Convention Center, Van Andel Arena and dozens of restaurants and night clubs. The Courtyard Downtown also offers easy access to Downtown businesses and the various medical buildings.

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Indoor pool
  • Non Smoking
General
Air conditioned
Non Smoking
Elevators
Ice machine
Activities
Indoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Exercise gym
Sauna
Jogging track
Tennis
Water skiing
Steam bath
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
Lounge
Coffee shop
Room service
Vending machines
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Maid service
Laundry service
Guest laundromat
Express checkout
Laundry/Valet services
ATM/Cash machine
Security
Wake-up service
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Car rental desk
FAX
Gift shop
Florist
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Parking
Valet parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Accessible parking
Room
Television with cable
Radio
Phone with speaker
Telephone
AM/FM alarm clock
Free newspaper
Hairdryer in room
Cribs available
Sofa bed
Temperature control
Shower
Iron
Ironing board
Bath tub
Wet bar

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Hotel Map

42.9634 -85.6734
Area served
Devos Place Convention Center
Nearby airports
Gerald R Ford International Airport, (GRR), 10.00, MI, E; Capital Region International Airport, (LAN), 62.50, MI, W;
Area description
City Center, Location Type: City

Nearby points of interest

  • Van Andel Arena: 0.1 mi

Dining

The Bistro – Eat. Drink. Connect.®
Your food and beverage destination for refreshing breakfast choices in the morning, and a variety of dinner, beer and wine options in the evening. The Bistro also offers specialty beverages made with Starbucks® coffee to help you get a jump on the day.
Bistro Lounge
The Bistro Lounge provides a relaxing place to meet friends or collegues for a great glass of wine, an artful cocktail or a draft from our selection of Michigan Micro-brews. Appetizers and small plates, as well as a great dinner selections available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
04:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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Guest Reviews (32)

Ratings and reviews for Courtyard by Marriott Grand Rapids Downtown

Overall score

3.8 / 5
5.01.0
32 out of 32
Amenities:
4.1
Room cleanliness:
4.3
Hotel staff:
4.1
Room comfort:
4.2
Location:
4.4
Value:
3.8

88% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Courtyard by Marriott Grand Rapids Downtown

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Cmukenny61
Clarkston, Michigan
May 27, 2014

Quick overnight trip

Went to Grand Rapids on a whim stayed at the Courtyard downtown great location for walking to founders hop cat as well as other points of interest in downtown Grand Rapids would definitely stay again

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Review of Courtyard by Marriott Grand Rapids Downtown

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
MI
Feb 27, 2010

Great location

This is the second time we stayed at this hotel while attending an event at Van Andel arena. It is a clean inviting hotel with a sky walk over to the arena. The morning breakfast buffet is wonderful and we will stay here again. The room was comfortable and even though we were close to the elevator we all slept very well.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Entertainment tip: Short walk from hotel

The BOB is right across the street-it features several bars and restaurants.

Review of Courtyard by Marriott Grand Rapids Downtown

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Brewer12345
Berwyn, IL, USA
May 1, 2012

Close to downtown

Right in the middle of everything, easy reasonable parking ($14 NIGHT), close to all the colleges in the downtown area. Rooms small but clean. Added bonus it's walking distance (5 BLOCKS) to Founders Brewery, and the beer is FABULOUS! Overpriced at $200 a night, no complimentary breakfast. I could get a room cheaper in downtown Chicago.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
2
Entertainment tip: Short walk from hotel

Near Founders Brewery!

Review of Courtyard by Marriott Grand Rapids Downtown

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Muskegon, MI
Jan 25, 2010

Great location

Went to Brad Paisley concert. Was great to walk the skyway to VanAndel. Vefry convenient!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of Courtyard by Marriott Grand Rapids Downtown

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Chicago, Illinois
Jul 5, 2010

Great location

Very close to everything we needed to be... Excellent staff..

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Courtyard by Marriott Grand Rapids Downtown

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Burnem
Business
Fenton Mi
Dec 12, 2011

Perfect Downtown location

Spent two nights during GVSU graduation ceremony. Perfect location for any downtown events. Could walk to Van Andel without ever going outdoors. Reasonably priced compared to other downtown locations. Room was OK - staff was outstanding.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Courtyard by Marriott Grand Rapids Downtown

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Holland travler
Holland MI
Jan 3, 2010

nice stay

Stayed 20 years ago when it was the Radison. Very nice updated rooms and great location. Worth the [...] discounted rate.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
2
Location:
1
Value:
1
Review of Courtyard by Marriott Grand Rapids Downtown

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
brooklyn, ny
May 31, 2011

Lovely Hotel

The rooms were very clean and comfortable. Hotel staff was very accomodating; it's in a great location, and there are lots of interesting venues in walking distance.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Courtyard by Marriott Grand Rapids Downtown

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Copernicus1947
Plymouth, MI
Aug 10, 2009

Marriott Downtown is in middle of it all

The Courtyard is in the middle of everything going on in downtown Grand Rapids. As an added bonus, they held a bicycle race around the area of Van Andel Arena which could be viewed from the hotel. The pedestrian bridge just outside the hotel allows parking your car and walking to everything on the other side of the river: the G-R Public and Gerald Ford Museums and GVSU. The Van Andel Arena, great restaurants and pubs are also very close. The only downside is that the downtown area just east and south of the hotel is under significant construction and a GPS system will not be as useful as it could be. We held a large family breakfast in one of the meeting rooms and it was well-catered and ready as promised. The hotel staff is friendly to visitors, as is just about everyone in Grand Rapids, and helped us achieve our trip goals.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

We held a function at the unique San Chez Spanish Tapas restaurant which is only three blocks from the hotel and well worth the walk. The downtown construction makes parking difficult, but it's worth the effort.

Review of Courtyard by Marriott Grand Rapids Downtown

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
AAH
Novi, MI
May 17, 2010

Good stay

We stayed for one night and everything was nice. The hotel was right downtown near bars which was nice. We had to pay $11 for parking and the breakfast was not complimentary the room was clean and so was the rest of the hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
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