COURTYARD GRAND RAPIDS DOWNTOWN

11 Monroe Ave. Nw, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-230-4134
3.0 Star Downtown Hotel in Kent County
42.96353-85.67323
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Very Good
4.0/ 5

Based on 273 guest reviews

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  • Indoor pool in hotel
  • The Avg. Group Saves 9.4%!
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • 214 rooms in hotel
  • 7 floors in property
  • Check-out time: 11:00 AM
  • Has environment-friendly policy
  • Group score of 8.0/10
  • 8 meeting rooms in hotel

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Room Types

Check Rates 1 Bedroom Junior Suite 1 King Sofa Bed
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Beer City Package (see terms) Guest Room 1 King Sofa Bed
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Check Rates Beer City Package (see terms) Guest Room 2 Double
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Check Rates Discover Grand Rapids Includes Parking (see terms) Guest Room 1 King Sofa Bed
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Check Rates Discover Grand Rapids Includes Parking (see terms) Guest Room 2 Double
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Check Rates Discover The Gerald Ford Museum Includes (see terms) Guest Room 1 King Sofa Bed
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Check Rates Discover The Gerald Ford Museum Includes (see terms) Guest Room 2 Double
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Check Rates Discovery Of King Tut Package (see terms) Guest Room 1 King Sofa Bed
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Check Rates Double Room 2 Double Beds
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Check Rates Junior Suite 2 Double Beds
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Check Rates Junior Suite with 1 King Bed 1 King Sofa Bed Mini Fridge 383sqft 34sqm Living Sitting Area Coffee Te
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Check Rates Junior Suite with 2 Double Beds 2 Double Mini Fridge 410sqft 37sqm Living Sitting Area Coffee Tea Ma
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Check Rates Romance Package Includes Breakfast For 2 Guests (see terms) Guest Room 1 King Sofa Bed
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Check Rates Room with 1 King Bed 1 King Sofa Bed Mini Fridge 261sqft 23sqm Living Sitting Area Coffee Tea Maker
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Check Rates Room with 2 Double Beds 2 Double Mini Fridge 261sqft 23sqm Living Sitting Area Coffee Tea Maker
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Check Rates Standard Room 1 King Bed
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Check Rates Standard Room 1 King Bed with Sofa Bed
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Check Rates Stay For Breakfast Rate Includes Parking (see terms) Guest Room 1 King Sofa Bed
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Check Rates Weekend Rate 1 Bedroom Executive Suite 1 King Sofa Bed
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Local Attractions

Attached to city's Sky-Walk system connecting Van Andel Arena, Downtown Hotels, DeVos Convention Center. Zoo is 2 miles away, 5 Museum's within walking distance

Summary of Verified Reviews

Summary of 325 verified reviews

85
Very Good

Excellent city hotel. Close to restaurants and bars with nearby parking areas. Views are great and rooms are clean. Professional service.

“Front desk ladies were sweet and friendly” “Lobby area nice”

Great Overall Ranking Top 14% in city
Excellent City Hotel Top 9% in city
Best Reception In City
Best Hotel Buildings In City

Good to know

  • Poor access to parking

    “Only downfall is that parking” “Weird parking”

  • Friendly service

    “Staff was so helpful” “Front desk ladies were sweet and friendly”

  • Poorly-maintained rooms

    “Television did not work” “Mini fridge did not work”

  • Noisy

    “A lot of noise”

Review highlights

Amenities

87/100
14 reviews

Nice building.

“Oversized handicap room” “Nearby venue” “Definitely recommend The Courtyard”

Service

87/100
90 reviews

Efficient, friendly service with a nice reception.

“Staff was so helpful” “Front desk ladies were sweet and friendly” “Check-in was prompt”

Location

85/100
81 reviews

Great location, near nice bars and restaurants. Expensive, terrible parking.

“Superb Museum” “Walkable tube” “Great coffee shops”

Room

62/100
88 reviews

Rooms are decent size and age, and have adequate beds. Tidy rooms with nice views, but poor bathrooms. Poorly-maintained rooms with poor TV's.

“Television did not work” “Mini fridge did not work” “Loose toilet seat”

Breakfast

60/100
11 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“Nice breakfast” “Good breakfast”

Value

48/100
29 reviews

Poor value for money.

“Inflated rate” “Hotel billed” “You have to pay for parking”

Comfort

45/100
42 reviews

Beds are alright and rooms are moderately-sized but too noisy and comfort is lacking.

“A lot of noise” “Very hard beds” “Room was small”

Ranked top 18% by couples, with a score of 85

Good to know

  • Poor value for money

    “Inflated rate” “Hotel billed”

  • Poor access to parking

    “Only downfall is that parking” “Weird parking”

  • Poorly-maintained rooms

    “Television did not work” “Mini fridge did not work”

  • Uncomfortable

    “A lot of noise” “Very hard beds”

Review highlights

Service

84/100
17 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff was so helpful” “Front desk ladies were sweet and friendly” “Check-in was prompt”

Location

84/100
15 reviews

Well-located hotel, although, unfortunately the parking isn't easy.

“Superb Museum” “Walkable tube” “Great coffee shops”

Room

58/100
16 reviews

Badly maintained, mediocre rooms.

“Television did not work” “Mini fridge did not work” “Loose toilet seat”

Value

42/100
9 reviews

Poor value for money.

“Inflated rate” “Hotel billed” “You have to pay for parking”

Comfort

39/100
5 reviews

Uncomfortable.

“A lot of noise” “Very hard beds” “Room was small”

Ranked top 22% by business travelers, with a score of 87

Good to know

  • Friendly service

    “Staff was so helpful” “Front desk ladies were sweet and friendly”

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff was so helpful” “Front desk ladies were sweet and friendly”

  • Great location

    “Superb Museum” “Walkable tube”

Review highlights

Service

88/100
8 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff was so helpful” “Front desk ladies were sweet and friendly” “Check-in was prompt”

Location

84/100
5 reviews

Great location.

“Superb Museum” “Walkable tube” “Great coffee shops”

Room

63/100
6 reviews

Room is all right.

“Television did not work” “Mini fridge did not work” “Loose toilet seat”

Ranked top 32% by families, with a score of 85

Good to know

  • Uncomfortable

    “A lot of noise” “Very hard beds”

  • Great location

    “Superb Museum” “Walkable tube”

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff was so helpful” “Front desk ladies were sweet and friendly”

Review highlights

Service

86/100
7 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff was so helpful” “Front desk ladies were sweet and friendly” “Check-in was prompt”

Location

84/100
8 reviews

Great location.

“Superb Museum” “Walkable tube” “Great coffee shops”

Room

61/100
7 reviews

Room is all right.

“Television did not work” “Mini fridge did not work” “Loose toilet seat”

Comfort

44/100
4 reviews

Uncomfortable.

“A lot of noise” “Very hard beds” “Room was small”

Ranked top 42% by solo travelers, with a score of 84

Good to know

  • Great location

    “Superb Museum” “Walkable tube”

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff was so helpful” “Front desk ladies were sweet and friendly”

Review highlights

Service

89/100
4 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff was so helpful” “Front desk ladies were sweet and friendly” “Check-in was prompt”

Location

84/100
4 reviews

Great location.

“Superb Museum” “Walkable tube” “Great coffee shops”

Room

64/100
4 reviews

Room is all right.

“Television did not work” “Mini fridge did not work” “Loose toilet seat”

Good to know

  • Poor access to parking

    “Only downfall is that parking” “Weird parking”

  • Friendly service

    “Staff was so helpful” “Front desk ladies were sweet and friendly”

  • Poorly-maintained rooms

    “Television did not work” “Mini fridge did not work”

  • Noisy

    “A lot of noise”

Review highlights

Amenities

87/100
14 reviews

Nice building.

“Oversized handicap room” “Nearby venue” “Definitely recommend The Courtyard”

Service

87/100
90 reviews

Efficient, friendly service with a nice reception.

“Staff was so helpful” “Front desk ladies were sweet and friendly” “Check-in was prompt”

Location

85/100
79 reviews

Great location, near nice bars and restaurants. Expensive, terrible parking.

“Superb Museum” “Walkable tube” “Great coffee shops”

Vibe

82/100
15 reviews

Awesome vibe. Friendly atmosphere. Relatively modern hotel.

“Enjoyable stay.” “Great music” “Lobby area nice”

Breakfast

67/100
11 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“Nice breakfast” “Good breakfast”

Room

63/100
87 reviews

Clean, decently-sized rooms with average beds and lovely views. Rooms needing maintenance, with bad bathrooms and TV's.

“Television did not work” “Mini fridge did not work” “Loose toilet seat”

Value

49/100
28 reviews

Poor value for money.

“Inflated rate” “Hotel billed” “You have to pay for parking”

Comfort

45/100
42 reviews

Beds are alright and rooms are moderately-sized but too noisy and comfort is lacking.

“A lot of noise” “Very hard beds” “Room was small”

Ranked top 23% by couples, with a score of 86

Good to know

  • Poor value for money

    “Inflated rate” “Hotel billed”

  • Poor access to parking

    “Only downfall is that parking” “Weird parking”

  • Poorly-maintained rooms

    “Television did not work” “Mini fridge did not work”

  • Great location

    “Superb Museum” “Walkable tube”

Review highlights

Service

84/100
17 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff was so helpful” “Front desk ladies were sweet and friendly” “Check-in was prompt”

Location

84/100
15 reviews

Well-located hotel, although, unfortunately the parking isn't easy.

“Superb Museum” “Walkable tube” “Great coffee shops”

Room

58/100
16 reviews

Badly maintained, mediocre rooms.

“Television did not work” “Mini fridge did not work” “Loose toilet seat”

Value

42/100
9 reviews

Poor value for money.

“Inflated rate” “Hotel billed” “You have to pay for parking”

Comfort

39/100
5 reviews

Uncomfortable.

“A lot of noise” “Very hard beds” “Room was small”

Ranked top 28% by business travelers, with a score of 86

Good to know

  • Friendly service

    “Staff was so helpful” “Front desk ladies were sweet and friendly”

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff was so helpful” “Front desk ladies were sweet and friendly”

  • Great location

    “Superb Museum” “Walkable tube”

Review highlights

Service

88/100
8 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff was so helpful” “Front desk ladies were sweet and friendly” “Check-in was prompt”

Location

84/100
5 reviews

Great location.

“Superb Museum” “Walkable tube” “Great coffee shops”

Room

63/100
6 reviews

Room is all right.

“Television did not work” “Mini fridge did not work” “Loose toilet seat”

Ranked top 30% by families, with a score of 85

Good to know

  • Uncomfortable

    “A lot of noise” “Very hard beds”

  • Great location

    “Superb Museum” “Walkable tube”

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff was so helpful” “Front desk ladies were sweet and friendly”

Review highlights

Service

86/100
7 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff was so helpful” “Front desk ladies were sweet and friendly” “Check-in was prompt”

Location

84/100
8 reviews

Great location.

“Superb Museum” “Walkable tube” “Great coffee shops”

Room

61/100
7 reviews

Room is all right.

“Television did not work” “Mini fridge did not work” “Loose toilet seat”

Comfort

44/100
4 reviews

Uncomfortable.

“A lot of noise” “Very hard beds” “Room was small”

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Customer Reviews of Courtyard Grand Rapids Downtown

4.0 out of 5. Based on 273 guest reviews , Very Good

Green Sustainability

Guests can indicate in the room if they'd like their towels and bed linens changed during their stay.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Year of Last Renovation: 2011
Floors: 7
Rooms: 214
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 214
Handicap Rooms: 20
Suites: 6
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 8 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 10000 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 200 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 1.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 1.0 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours: 630am- 10pm
Pool Info:
Indoor Pool open from 6am-11pm daily
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
12AM day of arrival for individual reservations; group cancellation per contract
Nightly Parking: $16
Total Taxes: 15.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 6.00%
Occupancy Tax: 6.00%
City Tax: 3.00%
Food and Beverage Tax: 6.00%
Audio Visual Tax: 6.00%
Parking Fee: 16.00 Per Night (Valet available at $25)
Porterage Fee: 3.00 Per Person
Meeting Wired Internet Fee: 50.00 Per Day
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 22.00%
Banquet Bartender Fees: 45.00 Per Function
Chef Attendant Fees: 50.00 Per Night
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 9.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost: 18.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 20.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost: 21.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost: 21.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost: 19.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost: 28.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost: 31.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 10.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost: 13.00 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee: 28.00 Per Item
Banquet Soda: 2.50 Per Item
Banquet Bottled Water: 2.00 Per Item

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Dinner available
  • DVD Player
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer available
  • Hair dresser
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet is Complimentary
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry valet service
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Sauna
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • Tennis court
  • Valet Parking
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

GR Ford International Airport, 13 miles, no shuttle service- Taxi approximatley $30 one way

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

About Courtyard by Marriott

  • Business centered hotel with functional rooms and and a multi-use public area
  • Free Wi-Fi in guestrooms and lobby area
  • Flexible workspaces, soft bedding, and Paul Mitchell products
  • Lobby provides a casual meeting and workspace, business center, and GoBoard® Touchscreens for Info on the Go
  • 24/7 Market offering practical food/beverage options

The Courtyard by Marriott highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Hotel Rate Trends at Courtyard Grand Rapids Downtown

Rate fluctuations of Courtyard Grand Rapids Downtown

The chart above shows averages of prices for both our group rates and the best individual traveler rates our rate checker could find at the time the group bid was placed. The best group rate shown is 20.1% in August 2015 and the highest average individual rate is $229 in the month of September 2015. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Courtyard Grand Rapids Downtown in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Courtyard Grand Rapids Downtown

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Courtyard Grand Rapids Downtown.

Feel free to use the Courtyard Grand Rapids Downtown meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Grand Rapids event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Grand River Room 70 x 48 x 10 3360 --/200 60 85 30 40 30 --/-- 150 225 --
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Grand River Room

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
3360 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
70 x 48 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Columns:
5
Windows:
10
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
Yes
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Evening Rental:
$1000.00 USD
Kent Room 55 x 26 x 10 1430 --/100 65 60 34 40 40 --/-- 140 150 --
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Kent Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1430 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
55 x 26 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Columns:
0
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Full Day Rental:
$650.00 USD

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