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Holiday Inn Express South

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Indiana, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is nothing that I can come up with that was wrong with the hotel. Everything was clean; the breakfast was good, by travel hotel standards; and the room was comfortable. The walls are a little thin in that I could hear the neighbors and the highway, but once I turned the air on, I could not hear either one....

Thank MobilePony
Rochester, MI
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We've stayed at many water park hotels and heard that the Holiday Inn Express South in GR had a new splash pad/water play area. Our children are 2.5 & 4.5 so the fact that it was smaller was fine since they aren't able to go on the large rides and slides at the places we've been to in the past....

Thank Janice S
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General Manager G, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express South, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a pleasant review. We are so happy to hear you and your family enjoyed the waterpark splash pad area. We look forward to being able to accommodate you again on your next getaway.

Royal Oak, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here from the Detroit area on our way to the Holland Tulip Festival. It was within about 1/2 hr drive so we did not have to fight the festival traffic. We have been to several Holiday Inn Express and this was one of the better ones. Wonderful, helpful staff. I would love to bring my grandkids here or...

Thank maplerun62-Steel
Fruitport, MI
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Very family oriented property. The indoor pool area is fantastic for young kids. The ice cream sundae and movie night was an added bonus. The breakfast buffet included a nice variety; something for everyone.

1Thank mclarke
General Manager G, Manager at Holiday Inn Express South, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to let us know how your stay was! We always love hearing how much the kids loved the pool as well as the movie and ice cream night!! We look forward to having you as our guest on your next visit.

Fishers, Indiana
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

As parents of a 3.5 yr old daughter, it will always be hit or miss on pool areas and mini water parks. On this trip, This one HIT!. We only wished we booked one more night but it was time to head down into Chicago. We were there during the week, which I'm sure helped limit crazy crowds perhaps but...

Thank mabradford14
Harbor Springs, Michigan
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

My husband, almost 4 year old and I stayed here for two nights March 25th-27th. The location of the hotel was conveniently located between the Tanger Outlet Mall and Rivertown Crossings. However, dining options right by the hotel were limited and we chose to drive up to Grandville both nights to eat. No biggie as I was looking forward to...

Thank dreaming_of_summer
General Manager G, Manager at Holiday Inn Express South, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to let us know how we are doing! I am happy to hear that your stay was overall a smashing success. I do apologize for the inconveniences you did encounter during your stay, but thank you for being so understanding. We look forward to your next visit to Grand Rapids.

Waterford, Michigan
Reviewed 27 March 2017

My kids loved the indoor water park. The room was clean and the bed was very comfortable. While we were there, they also had a magic show and the kids enjoyed that very much as well. Standard continental breakfast with large selection, but it was still very good.

1Thank Mel0901
General Manager G, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express South, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review. We are ecstatic to hear you stay was everything we want each and every one of our guest to experience. We also look forward to having you stay with us again on your next getaway.

North Bergen, New Jersey
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Nice hotel with very friendly staff from the front desk to the maid who services your room. Hotel was clean and location very convenient. Breakfast was also convenient and decent in the early morning. Would stay here again for future visits.

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Hiegrs H, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express South, responded to this review

Dear Steve, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We am very pleased to hear that our staff made your stay pleasant! We hope your next visit is just around the corner; we look forward to having you as a guest again soon!

Walled Lake, Michigan
Reviewed 16 February 2017

My children are for some reason not huge fans of water but like hotel pools so I wanted to find some place fun that I didn't have to carry a child around the pool for 2 hours. This place is amazing. My twins were almost 5 when we went for an overnight trip. My husband had points to burn and...

Thank CarrieKA
General Manager G, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express South, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We are so grateful to hear you and your family had a blast while a guest of ours. We look forward to having you stay with us again on your next getaway.

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This was such a treat! I was so impressed with everything honestly, and the service was phenomenal. We stayed just out of fun to beat the winter blues and really felt refreshed after we left. The kids enjoyed the pool area and honestly cried when it was time to leave! They loved it all! And the ice cream and movie...

Thank JonesMomB
General Manager G, Manager at Holiday Inn Express South, responded to this review

JonesMomB- Thank you for the great review!! We are thrilled you had a great time while you were with us and left full and happy! We hope you come stay with us again soon!

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express Grand Rapids South, . Home of The Little Dip splash pad. We are conveniently located adjacent to the Crossroads Banquet and Conference Center (full bar service) (4,000 sq. Ft.) Perfect for the small corporate meeting or up to 280 person wedding and social receptions. Also within minutes of major attractions, downtown Grand Rapids, Gerald R. Ford Museum, Metropolitan Hospital, Fredrick Meijer Gardens, Van Andel Arena and DeVos Convention Center. The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Grand Rapids-South represents the latest in design standards. Come stay with us and experience a new level of accommodations and service. This hotel offers 79 guest rooms which include two-room suites and a two- story spiral staircase room. All rooms include a refrigerator, microwave, and free high-speed wired and wireless Internet access. Hotel amenities include free deluxe breakfast bar, indoor splash pad, activity pool, and a vortex pool. The hotel has a business center open 24 hours, game room, fitness center, 2,000 sq. Ft. Of meeting rooms, 100% non-smoking rooms, hearing and visually impaired and handicap accessible guest rooms.To reserve birthday parties please contact the hotel direct. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express South

Address: 6569 Clay Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49548-7839
Region: United States > Michigan > Kent County > Grand Rapids
Price Range: RM550 - RM1,010 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express South 2.5*
Number of rooms: 79
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express South Hotel Grand Rapids
Holiday Inn Express Grand Rapids
Holiday Inn Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids Holiday Inn
Hotel Style:
#15 Business Hotel in Grand Rapids
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“If you have kids get something close to the pool. Almost like a mini water park!”
maplerun62-Steel, 14 May 2017 | Read review
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“Not on the first floor”
MBFSHOPPER, 19 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Front side of the hotel is quiet and shielded from the highway noise.”
kathybC7310RY, 21 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a new mattress”
Angelic1Ang, 21 Jul 2015 | Read review
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