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Prince Conference Center at Calvin College

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Mahopac, New York
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

I love Prince Conference Center. Very clean. Lots on sitting areas with windows. Ample breakfasts and beverage service. Friendly staff. Gorgeous campus. Very safe. Central location...near malls and restaurants.

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Justin J, Manager at Prince Conference Center at Calvin College, responded to this review

Hello! I agree with you and our staff will too! We are the best place in GR (best kept secret too) Thank you for taking the time to stay with us and review us with a great score & comments. Safe Travels, Justin J.

Traverse City, Michigan
Reviewed 2 July 2016

I really like the no frills prince conference center. It's all a hotel should be clean, quiet and functional. It's a little pricey for the area but you truly have no worries. The open lobby to the decent hot breakfast with the hotel being close to everything is a huge plus. It's the staff that really make the difference however....

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Justin J, Manager at Prince Conference Center at Calvin College, responded to this review

Hello Happydadtravels, Thank you for the review! Great to hear you enjoyed your stay and you enjoyed our clean, quiet, and function hotel. I'm very proud of our team and happy Courtney and Sara exceeded your expectations. I'm disappointed that you overheard a conversation that should have been behind closed doors, I appreciate you bringing this up as I will...

Brighton, Michigan
Reviewed 30 June 2016

My sister booked this hotel as the Country Inn and Suites was soooo expensive. We were helping a family member pack to move so we just needed a clean, safe place to stay after working all day. The room with 2 queens was small but clean and functional. The TV had a very limited number of channels but they warned...

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Justin J, Manager at Prince Conference Center at Calvin College, responded to this review

Hi Chris, Thank you for your review! We are happy you took the time to give your feedback to our team and to the TripAdvisor community. Beautiful and peaceful are great words to describe the Prince Center, I hope you had a chance to walk the nature trail behind our building; this walk just adds to the beauty and peace...

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 23 June 2016

I stayed there on business, and it was a decent place. The accommodations were clean and functional, nothing fancy, but a really nice and spacious lobby area. The breakfast was OK, not great, but acceptable. The level of hospitality was exceptional. The breakfast attendant was very friendly and able to accommodate a food allergy, even though it was buffet style....

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Justin J, Manager at Prince Conference Center at Calvin College, responded to this review

Hi Ray, Thank you for your review! Our accommodations were designed to be functional and our team is dedicated to hospitality and cleanliness. Food allergens are increasingly becoming common in our daily work, therefore we have taken a proactive approach on training our team to be aware and able to offer different selections for our guests. It does take a...

Ashville, Ohio
Reviewed 17 May 2016

We have stayed at the Prince Conference Center at Calvin College twice. The rooms are quiet, clean and roomy. The decor is quite nice. The staff are kind and courteous and very happy to help you. The breakfast was very good for a Conference Center. They even had gluten-free bread. What really makes Prince Conference Center shine is: The Nature...

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Justin J, Manager at Prince Conference Center at Calvin College, responded to this review

Dear HistoryMOM1880, Thank you for the lovely review and 5 star rating. We are fortunate to be located on the beautiful campus of Calvin College where our Grounds Department takes great care of our landscaping and nature trails. We look forward to serving you in the future! Safe travels,

Chiang Mai, Thailand
Reviewed 16 May 2016

From the warm greeting of staff to the spotless room (with all the amenities) to the amazing breakfast, plus treats (cookies, fruit, snacks, tea) available throughout the day, the Prince is our favorite place to stay when we are in town. There is also a lovely nature preserve just out the back for walking, and just a few minutes from...

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Justin J, Manager at Prince Conference Center at Calvin College, responded to this review

ThaiLori, Thank you for choosing the Prince Center as your home away from home while in Grand Rapids, for the comments and rating! We offer one of the best complimentary continental breakfasts in town. And although the concerts are finished for the spring semester, there are always more events next school year! Thank you again! Safe Travels! Justin J.

Kalamazoo, Michigan
Reviewed 15 May 2016

I had never heard of this conference center and hotel. Yes, it is a well kept secret. The property is on beautiful grounds on the Calvin College campus. Walking trails. Room was immaculate and very comfortable. There is a shuttle to the airport with plenty of free parking. Very nice hot breakfast...eggs, sausage, waffles, coffee, juice, fresh fruit and more....

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Justin J, Manager at Prince Conference Center at Calvin College, responded to this review

Hello Colleen, True, True, True and True! Thank you for the comments and the 5 out of 5 rating for the Prince Center. We are blessed to be on the campus of Calvin College, the grounds department takes care of the property very well. And our food at breakfast will leave everyone full and satisfied! How did you find out...

Naperville, Ill, United States
Reviewed 8 May 2016

The PRINCE CENTER at Calvin College is the BEST KEPT SECRET in the Grand Rapids Area. The facility is clean, neat, quiet and comfortable. So different than the average small hotels in the area.. The staff is welcoming and provide golden rule customer service. The location on campus is so beautiful. You can walk out the door onto the Calvin...

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Justin J, Manager at Prince Conference Center at Calvin College, responded to this review

Susan, Shhhhhhh!! No one is supposed to know we are here! (Smile) Actually, a humble Thank You Susan! We appreciate your comments and rating about the Prince Conference Center! With the scriptures through the building, and above the fireplaces it is a good reminder to golden rule customer service. Our food & beverage team creates a great variety of breakfast...

New Ulm, MN
Reviewed 2 May 2016

We don’t typically pay the price listed to stay overnight at a motel, but there were extenuating circumstances and we thoroughly enjoyed staying here and would highly recommend it. There is free parking and free and fast Internet. Every person we met from check-in, cleaning staff, and breakfast staff were friendly, kind, and courteous. The room was very quiet, spotless...

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Justin J, Manager at Prince Conference Center at Calvin College, responded to this review

Judy, Thank you for the five star review! I'm very happy you enjoyed your stay at the Prince Conference Center. Our employees go the extra mile to make our guests feel welcome and show that we are 'at-service' for you. The continental breakfast is plentiful and we usually have something for everyone, if not please see our attendant team member,...

West Bend, Wisconsin
Reviewed 29 April 2016

We had such a good experience at the Prince Conference Center. Especially noteworthy was the friendliness of the staff. Everyone we met from the moment we arrived was welcoming and cheerful. Our room was very comfortable. The breakfast buffet was excellent. I look forward to staying again.

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Justin J, Manager at Prince Conference Center at Calvin College, responded to this review

Martha, Thank you for the 5 star review! And I'm pleased the staff made a great impression to you on your stay. Our team works on creating a clean, comfortable environment for all of our guests with the hope we exceed your expectations and will stay again. Look like we have succeeded with you! We look forward to serving you...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tucked away in a peaceful, serene setting, just a bridge walk east from the main Calvin College campus, is the Prince Center. You'll find the atmosphere casual and relaxing with many windows to take in the view, two cozy fireplaces, a patio overlooking the nature preserve and a baby grand piano—all designed to make your visit a pleasant and enjoyable one. Whether you're gathering with colleagues from around the country or celebrating a special occasion with an intimate group, you'll always feel right at home at the Prince. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Prince Conference Center at Calvin College

Address: 1800 East Beltline SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Region: United States > Michigan > Kent County > Grand Rapids
Price Range: RM439 - RM483 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 69
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Grand Rapids
#3 Business Hotel in Grand Rapids
#5 Family Hotel in Grand Rapids
#14 Romantic Hotel in Grand Rapids
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“great views of the nature preserve”
 of 5 bubbles happypersonDetroit, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I prefer a room on the back of second floor for the best forest views and easy access to the lobby.”
 of 5 bubbles stevenkU3604EN, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Loved the King Bed with pull out sofa. Our 20/23 year old sons slept fine on the sofa.”
 of 5 bubbles 891rickt, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the preserve side of the hotel. You can see the woods and hear the birds.”
 of 5 bubbles susanhN4760HR, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had a room overlooking the walking path. Very nice. We did not get a chance to use it due to the weather”
 of 5 bubbles chitowncsk, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
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