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Grand Island Nebraska Hotels & Motels

Only hotels in Grand Island are listed below. Search for the cheapest discounted hotel and motel rates in or near Grand Island, NE for your personal leisure or group travel. We list the best Grand Island, Nebraska hotel and motel rooms. Browse the Grand Island area hotels to find the perfect lodging! Please use the provided map of the Grand Island hotels. Group booking? Search Grand Island Group Hotel Rates

The Grand Island center is about the area of Grand Island Convention and Visitors Bureau and 1 mile northwest of Nebraska State Fair Grounds.

Located in the center of the Heartland, Grand Island is conveniently located right off Interstate 80. As the home of the state fair, the center of the legendary sandhill crane migration, and the location of several family-friendly attractions, Grand Island has something to offer travelers of all ages. Find the perfect place to stay in Grand Island, and start planning your trip to central Nebraska today. More from this guide...

Grand Island Hotels, Motels & Accommodations

Hotel Grand Conference Center : 2503 South Locust St. 2503 South Locust St., Grand Island, NE 68801
  • 3-star Downtown hotel
  • Check in time: 4:00pm
  • Best value for money
  • Friendly service
From$75
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Super 8 - Grand Island
+1-800-230-4134
2603 South Locust St., Grand Island, NE 68801
  • 2-star Downtown hotel
  • 2 floors in property
  • Most guests criticized the small bathroom
  • Moderately clean hotel facilities
Best Western Grand Island Inn & Suites
+1-800-997-5148
2707 South Locust, Grand Island, NE 68801
  • Affordable Downtown hotel
  • 80 rooms in hotel
From$91
Very Good 4.5 /5Review Score Call
Hampton Inn 504 North Diers Ave., Grand Island, NE 68803
  • Inexpensive Highway hotel
  • 2 suites in property
  • Very well appointed and comfortable room
  • Newer hotel
From$89
Very Good 4.5 /5Read Reviews Call
Mainstay Suites
+1-888-305-3366
3051 South Locust St., Grand Island, NE 68801
  • Cheap Suburban hotel
  • 58 rooms in property
From$65
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Americas Best Value Inn & Suites 3021 South Locust, Grandisland, NE 68801 ~2.34 miles south of Grand Island
  • Low-priced Highway hotel
  • Free complimentary breakfast
Rodeway Inn 3205 South Locust St., Grand Island, NE 68801
  • Low Cost hotel
  • Hotel has 4 suites
  • Great for the price
  • Very friendly staff
Boarders Inn & Suites in Grand Island 3333 Ramada Rd., Grand Island, NE 68801
  • Low priced Highway property
  • Fitness center on property
Days Inn Grand Island : 2620 Diers Ave.
+1-888-690-5281
2620 Diers Ave., Grand Island, NE 68803
  • Economy Rural property
  • Free complimentary breakfast
  • Bathroom needs cleaning
  • Hotel could use some updating
Motel 6 7301 Bosselman Ave., Grand Island, NE 68803
  • Low Cost hotel
Usa Inns of America 7501 South Highway 281, Grand Island, NE 68803
  • Cheap Highway hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
  • Rooms need regular maintenance
  • Hotel could use some updating
Quality Inn & Conference Center : 7838 South Highway 281
+1-888-690-5247
7838 South Highway 281, Grand Island, NE 68803
  • Midscale property
Quality Inn in Hastings
+1-888-305-3366
203 West 33rd St., Hastings, NE 68901 ~21.27 miles south of Grand Island
  • Economical Highway hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
Holiday Inn Express Hastings
+1-800-881-1523
3605 Cimarron Plaza, Hastings, NE 68901 ~21.47 miles south of Grand Island
  • 3-star Rural hotel
  • 90 rooms in hotel
  • Pool is good
  • Most guests said rooms were clean
Rodeway Inn - Hastings
+1-888-283-3404
2424 Osborne Dr. East, Hastings, NE 68901 ~21.87 miles south of Grand Island
  • Two-star hotel
Quality Hotel & Convention Center in Hastings
+1-800-997-5149
2205 Osborne Dr. East, Hastings, NE 68901 ~22.06 miles south of Grand Island
  • 3-star Convention Center hotel
  • 2 floors in hotel
From$74
Very Good 4.5 /5Reviews Call
Midlands Lodge in Hastings 910 West J St., Hastings, NE 68901 ~24.78 miles south of Grand Island
  • 3 star property
America's Best Value Palmer Inn in York
+1-800-230-4134
2426 South Lincoln Ave., York, NE 68467 ~39.34 miles east of Grand Island
  • Low-priced Rural property
  • Check-in: 2:00 pm
From$59
Very Good 4.0 /5Reviews Call
Hampton Inn York
+1-800-997-5148
309 West David Dr., York, NE 68467 ~39.37 miles east of Grand Island
  • 3 star Highway hotel
  • Fitness center on property
  • Friendly employees
  • Great room
From$125
Very Good 4.0 /5Guest Reviews Call
Days Inn - York 3710 South Lincoln Ave., York, NE 68467 ~39.45 miles east of Grand Island
  • Inexpensive Rural hotel
  • Hotel has 3 suites
  • Most guests thought rooms were spacious
  • Fantastic service
New Victorian Inn York - York
+1-888-305-3366
3724 South Us Highway 81, York, NE 68467 ~39.49 miles east of Grand Island
  • 2 star Downtown property
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
  • Fantastic service
  • Plenty of dining
From$54
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Comfort Inn York - York 3815 South Lincoln Ave., York, NE 68467 Website ~39.56 miles east of Grand Island
  • Low priced Highway hotel
  • 2 floors in property
  • Terrific location
  • Comfortable beds
Best Western Plus York & Conference Center
+1-888-283-3404
4619 South Lincoln Ave., York, NE 68467 ~39.60 miles east of Grand Island
  • Three Star Convention Center hotel
  • Comp. Breakfast
Motel 6 4817 South Lincoln Ave., York, NE 68467 ~39.71 miles east of Grand Island
  • 2 star Highway property
  • Hotel has 2 floors
From$75
Average 3.5 /5Reviews Call
Holiday Inn Express : 4020 Grand Ave. 4020 Grand Ave., York, NE 68467 ~39.86 miles east of Grand Island
  • Midscale Downtown hotel
  • Gym is available on property
From$119
Very Good 4.5 /5Hotel Reviews Call
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When to Visit Grand Island, NE

Grand Island has four distinct seasons with hot summers, cold winters, and mild springs and falls. Visit during the summer, and you'll find high temperatures in the upper 80s and over 4 inches of rain a month. In the winter, low temperatures can get down to the teens, and the city receives around 30 inches of snow over the course of the season.

Temperatures in spring and fall typically reach the upper 50s to the low 70s, and May is the city's rainiest month. Grand Island receives its fair share of sunshine, though, with an average of over 225 days of sunshine each year.

Festivals and events make any visit more fun, and Grand Island has no shortage of celebrations. In fact, you might even call it the fair capital of Nebraska. It's home to the Nebraska State Fair, which falls in late August and early September each year. Visit once or a handful of times during its 10-day run, and you'll catch music performances, fair food, midway rides, rodeos, fashion shows, marching band competitions, and much more.

In July, the Hall County Fair comes to town, with carnival rides, live music, and livestock shows. Fall brings Husker Harvest Days, a top working farm show that features cropping technology, equipment demonstrations, and hundreds of exhibitors.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Grand Island, NE:

seasonality of hotel rates in Grand Island

Grand Island by Star Rating

Below we've posted 3 graphs demonstrating mean price patterns by star rating class in Grand Island, NE. You can use these line graphs to calculate the most cost effective time to book in Grand Island for your upcoming travels.

Luxury Hotels in Grand Island, NE

Plan an upscale stay at one of the best-rated, high-end hotels in Grand Island.

Stretch out in a standard room or a two-bed suite at the Best Western Plus Grand Island Inn & Suites. Conveniently located on the south side of Grand Island, the Best Western is just minutes from the State Fairgrounds, the Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer, and Interstate 80. Guest rooms include microwaves, mini-fridges, coffeemakers, and 37-inch, LCD televisions. Go for a swim in the year-round indoor pool, work up a sweat in the fitness center, and indulge in the hotel's free breakfast buffet.

From the deluxe rooms to the studio suites, the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Grand Island has everything you want in an upscale stay. Guests love the spacious rooms, professional service, and fun indoor pool. Relax in your room, which features a DVD player and cable programming, or hit the gym and sweat it out. In the morning, the complimentary breakfast buffet includes eggs, sausage, coffee, and more.

Book your stay at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Grand Island, and choose from standard queen rooms or executive king suites. All rooms include conveniences such as mini-fridges, microwaves, coffeemakers, and free Wi-Fi. Make a splash in the indoor pool, and fuel up with breakfast items such as eggs, omelets, bacon, and cinnamon rolls.

Position yourself right in the heart of Grand Island and stay at the Hotel Grand Conference Center. This large hotel features nearly 200 rooms with amenities such as free Wi-Fi, cable programming, and workspaces. Whether you're attending a conference at the hotel or you're visiting the nearby fairgrounds, you'll love relaxing at the hotel's indoor pool and spa tub or unwinding at the bar.

Best Budget-friendly Hotels in Grand Island, NE

Whether you want to stay near the center of the city or right off the highway, you'll find plenty of budget-friendly properties in Grand Island.

Conveniently located near Fonner Park and the Nebraska State Fairgrounds, the Rodeway Inn Grand Island offers easy access to Grand Island's best attractions. You'll save the most by booking a standard queen or king room, or you can spend a little more for a renovated room with extra space. All rooms include flat-screen televisions with cable programming, as well as coffeemakers and workspaces. Start your day with complimentary continental breakfast goodies such as cereal, oatmeal, toast, pastries, muffins, and hard-boiled eggs. Take advantage of the motel's free parking to save even more.

At the Grand Island Travelodge, you can choose from standard rooms with queen beds or suites with king beds. All rooms include essentials such as microwaves and mini-fridges, which make quick snacks and meals incredibly convenient. Use the free Wi-Fi to stay in touch with friends and family, and wake up to a free Bear Bites continental breakfast. For a hassle-free trip to the airport, rely on the hotel's complimentary shuttle.

Located on the south side of the city, the Motel 6 Grand Island is near the Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer, the TD Bank Arts Center, and Interstate 80. Whether you're planning to stay awhile or you just need a convenient hotel right off the interstate, the Motel 6 fits the bill. Rooms include free Wi-Fi, and the motel offers complimentary coffee in the common area. Kids under 18 can stay free with parents when they use existing bedding.

When you need a budget-friendly interstate hotel from a brand you trust, book your stay at the Days Inn Grand Island I-80. Guests appreciate the friendly service, great value, and convenient location right off the interstate. Rooms include basics such as LCD televisions with satellite programming, free Wi-Fi, and coffeemakers. Squeeze in a workout in the fitness center, and fuel up for the day with a complimentary continental breakfast. Thanks to the Days Inn's express check-in, you'll be relaxing in your room in no time at all.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Grand Island

2 Star Average Prices: $81.77

2 Star Hotel Prices in Grand Island

Grand Island: Real Discounts

Get even more value out of your stay in Grand Island when you seek out group discounts. AAA members get discounts at the Best Western Plus Grand Island Inn & Suites and the Hotel Grand Conference Center. AARP members and senior travelers can save 10 percent at the Rodeway Inn Grand Island and the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Grand Island. Members of the military and government employees get guaranteed low rates at the Days Inn Grand Island I-80 and the Grand Island Travelodge.

Best Value Options in Grand Island, NE

At Grand Island's best midrange hotels, you'll get extra space, comprehensive amenities, and great prices.

Located on the south side of Grand Island, the Island Inn is less than a mile from the Grand Island Zoo and the Nebraska State Fairgrounds. It's also convenient to the Grand Island Convention Center and the Island Oasis Water Park. Rooms are relatively basic, but they include amenities such as mini-fridges and LCD televisions, so you can keep cold drinks on hand while watching the latest blockbusters. Use the inn's free Wi-Fi to connect with family or catch up on work projects. In the morning, have a bite to eat at the inn's complimentary breakfast buffet.

When you want affordable accommodations with plenty of extras, book your stay at the Sleep Inn. This midrange hotel is located near the center of Grand Island, and it's just a short drive from the Island Oasis Water Park and other top attractions. Relax in your spacious room and use the free Wi-Fi to share vacation photos, or head over to the indoor pool for a swim. In the morning, enjoy a quiet cup of coffee in your room or indulge in the hotel's complimentary Morning Medley, which includes waffles, eggs, bacon, and much more.

Situated in the heart of Grand Island, the Comfort Inn is just minutes from the city's most popular museums and attractions. Choose a standard queen or king room, and look forward to amenities such as free Wi-Fi, a workspace, and a coffeemaker. Start your day with a free breakfast buffet before taking a dip in the indoor pool or heading out to explore Grand Island.

Can't-miss Attractions in Grand Island, NE

Discover the beauty of Grand Island at the Crane Trust Nature and Visitor Center. This is the ideal place to see the majestic sandhill crane migration in the spring, and it's also a fascinating place to spot whooping cranes and other wildlife year-round. Walk along the riverfront trails, wander through the butterfly garden, and peruse the center's art gallery.

At Fonner Park, you can check out trophies and artifacts at the Nebraska Auto Racing Hall of Fame and witness live thoroughbred horse racing throughout the spring season. Learn more about Grand Island history at the Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer, a living history center that features demonstrations of prairie life and a replica of a 19th-century railroad town.

If you're visiting in the summer, don't miss the Island Oasis Water Park, which is open from late May through mid-August. Here you'll find huge waterslides, a lazy river, spray fountains, and even volleyball courts.

From natural beauty to historic sites to amusement parks, Grand Island has it all. Don't wait another minute to start planning your trip to this Nebraska city.

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