Right: Embassy Suites Grand Rapids exterior (photo: Experience Grand Rapids)
Since mid-April, the Embassy Suites by Hilton Grand Rapids Downtown has opened their doors to guests. This upscale, all-suite hotel features modern industrial decor with 250 guest rooms in seven stories overlooking the Grand River. Being in the Monroe North business district, the hotel is close to nearby attractions, such as the DeVos Place Convention Center, the Van Andel Arena, and the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum. It overlooks the Grand River and is close to parks, cafes, breweries, and outdoor activities. “The hotel was designed to maximize the guest’s view and connection to the Grand River as well as to activate the street level experience in this quickly developing urban neighborhood”, BRP Architect Christopher Swan stated.
Parlor area in bedroom
The suites and studios at Embassy Suites feature sofa beds, mini-refrigerators and microwaves, work desks, two HDTV’s, and complimentary WiFi. In the morning, guests enjoy complimentary made-to-order breakfast at the White Water Café and unwind in the evening with their complimentary evening reception on the second floor terrace overlooking the Grand River. The hotel also boasts its own sports bar, Big E’s Sport Grill. The hotel also has a variety of 6 meeting spaces to accommodate up to 250 people, a large fitness center, and a unique Michigan-shaped indoor pool and indoor/outdoor whirlpool spa. Parking is convenient with a 440-space parking garage conveniently attached to the hotel.
Upstairs lounge area
Downstairs seating and grand staircase
Café and refreshments
Owner: Suburban Inns
Architect: BRP Architects
Contractor: Pioneer Construction
Structural Engineer: Classic Engineering, LLC
Civil Engineer: Driesenga & Associates, Inc.
Mechanical Engineer of Record: E3M Solutions
Electrical Engineer: Parkway Electric
Interior Design: MatchLine Design Group
Landscape Architecture: Designscapes
Foodservice Design: JRA Food Service Consultants