This newly constructed hotel opened in June 2004 and is within minutes to major attractions and downtown Grand Rapids. The new Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Grand Rapids-South represents the latest in design standards. Your first impressions when stepping into the grand Lobby & great room will hint at the features common to the rest of the facility.Come stay with us and experience a new level of accommodations and service. This hotel offers 79 guest rooms, which include king & 2 queen beds, suites, and whirlpool rooms. All guest rooms include a refrigerator, microwave, coffeemaker, iron/board, 3 telephones line (1 with speaker), 25 inch cable Television set inside a cherry finish armoire with a swivel base to ensure perfect view from any location of your room. Hairdryer, voicemail, free local phone calls, and free high speed internet access. Guest rooms suites include a wet bar area. Hotel amenities include free deluxe continental breakfast, indoor three story Water Park featuring three pools and a three story, double figure eight water slide. The hotel also has a business center, game room, fitness center, guest laundry, valet service (M-F), free USA Today newspaper (M-F), meeting rooms, electronic guest room key locks, bus & RV parking, 100% non-smoking rooms, hearing and visually impaired & handicap accessible guest rooms. Restaurants and shopping nearby. To reserve birthday parties please contact the hotel direct.