The Grand River Hotel

The Grand River Hotel

270 Ann Street NW Grand Rapids, MI
Max Capacity: 200 people
Our boutique Grand Rapids hotel is less than two miles from the heart of downtown near U.S. Route 131, making it easy to find the true local flavor you crave. You can also easily get to the Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, Grand Valley State University, MSU Grand Rapids Research Center and Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, and the Gerald R. Ford International Airport is about 20 minutes away. Plan for an inspiring event with our Grand Rapids meeting space. Whether you’re wanting to put together an intimate executive meeting or a large corporate retreat, our Grand River Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member, offers great accommodations that’s perfect for creating that memorable event. With more than 2,500 square feet of flexible event space, our hotel features 3 meeting rooms in Grand Rapids that can easily accommodate small gatherings of 17 people to large events with 300 guests. The lounge and lobby areas of the hotel are also a great place to meet before and after any function.
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Event Spaces
All Three Pier Rooms
Pier One
Pier Three
Pier Two
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Amenities
  • Air Conditioned
  • Business Center
  • Fitness Center
  • Full Bar/Lounge
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Guest Washer/Dryer
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • High Speed Internet
  • House Keeping
  • In-Room Service
  • Indoor Pool
  • Laundry/ Dry Cleaning Service
  • Linens Provided
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Open Deck Area
  • Pets Allowed
  • Rest Room Facilities
  • Spa
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
Features
  • AAA Lodging Rating: 3 Diamonds
  • Credit Cards Accepted: Major credit cards accepted.
  • Cuisine: Seafood, beef, poultry, pork, pasta, salads, sandwiches & german cuisine
  • Facility Location Setting: Nestled on the banks of the Grand River just two miles from the heart of downtown Grand Rapids.
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 200
  • Nearest Airport: 16-25 miles
  • Nearest Public Transportation: 1-5 miles
  • Number of Club Level Rooms: 0
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 3
  • Number of On-Site Restaurants: 1
  • Number of Private Cottages: 0
  • Number of Private Houses/Apts: 0
  • Number of Suites: 3
  • OHG Classification: First Class
  • Parking: Complimentary Parking
  • Proximity of Nearest Ski Area: Greater than 50 miles
  • Proximity of Neighboring Golf Course: 6-10 miles
  • Seating Capacity: 200
  • Special Features: Available services and equipment: Full Audio/Visual capabilities, LCD Projector, Television, VCR, catering, speaker system, individual temperature controls, motorized screens, outlets, data ports, and adjustable lighting.
  • Total Exhibit Space (Square Feet): 2,585
  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Feet): 2,585
  • Total Number of Guest Rooms: 162
  • Year Built: 1968
  • Year Renovated: 2001
Evart, MI  
Capacity: 60
$750-$2,500 per person
Our guests talk of the magic of Meemo’s, the beautiful location, the genuine warmth of the staff and the camaraderie they share with guides and fellow adventures. Come and experience Meemo’s Retreat ,an exclusive Michigan property, where luxury is personified and endless adventure is in store for you. Over 1500 acres of pristine beauty and natural wonders await you in this rejuvenating escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Luxury and experience are the hallmarks of our retreat accommodations whether it’s a intimate wedding, corporate retreat, romantic getaway, holiday retreat, a formal business meeting or a relaxing base for outdoor activities Meemo’s Retreat is a unique destination for individuals, groups, families and businesses looking for a venue far from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. If you are searching for luxury accommodation that offers a full range of exciting outdoor activities then Meemo’s is for you. Whatever you choose to do, we the staff at Meemo’s are here for you, small groups exceptional service, your experience will create everlasting memories. We can accommodate 25 overnight guests in our four lodges.
Grand Rapids, MI  
Capacity: 160
$37 per person
$300-$875 per event
Gallery Divani offers the picture perfect backdrop for your wedding ceremony and reception, rehearsal dinner, anniversary party, reunion, corporate dinner, banquet awards ceremony, meeting, seminar or non-profit event. With convenient valet parking, easy access to hotels, downtown shops, and night clubs, you can enjoy downtown Grand Rapids with us at Gallery Divani.
Holland, MI  
Capacity: 200
$500-$2,250 per event
Conveniently located in Holland Michigan, Butternut Event Centre accommodates 200 guests for your wedding reception, special event, or business meeting. Butternut Event Centre features traditional décor, with grand chandeliers, dance floor, private outdoor patio, large catering kitchen, full bar, stage and audiovisual equipment. Choose either our preferred food caterers or one of your favorite licensed caterers. We offer full beverage service for a hosted or cash bar. Butternut Event Centre offers both a la carte and all-inclusive packages, which are affordably priced to work with any budget.
Grand Rapids, MI  
Capacity: 325
$5,500 per event
So many details go into making a special event special. A setting that is elegant and unique makes your business luncheon, social occasion or wedding reception both a memorable event and a reflection of your discriminating taste. The Grand Rapids Art Museum is the perfect and unique setting for business lunches, social events, and wedding receptions. The Grand Rapids Art Museum provides elegant event spaces, within an early 1900's historical building with 25-foot ceiling heights, wood and marble floors, and beautifully detailed beaux-arts style architecture. Fully experience the historical atmosphere of this granite building built in 1910 with marble floors throughout and oak wood detailing. You and your guests have use of both our first and second floors with access to the exhibition galleries during your entire event.
Grand Rapids, MI  
Capacity: 1000
"Where good taste never ends, you know it's Noto's!" Because first impressions count, the Noto's family has given special attention to making a strong, solid & respectable statement with the building's exterior & entry. You'll find a grand stone building with multiple entries. Noto's is not only a fine-dining restaurant, but a large banquet facility. The old world atmosphere of the interior speaks of quality & care. Noto's lounge has live music, a gracious but casually elegant dining room with a massive wine list recognized by Wine Spectator Magazine, & spectacular authentic Italian foods! A new banquet entryway features a white marble spiral staircase with a glistening chandelier. The staircase ascends to a ballroom & descends into the newly completed Wine Cellar with thousands of bottles of wine & a new dining area for our Chef's Dinners. Dining spaces in the cellar are semi-private brick arched spaces with individual chandeliers. A must see! We Offer Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine. Noto's has ample parking for most events. When needed there is street parking available, along with municipal parking for evening events within walking distance. Our beautiful banquet facility can accommodate many styles of parties or events. We have small spaces perfect for parties of 10 & larger spaces for up to 1000 guests.
Grand Rapids, MI  
Capacity: 150
The Richard App Gallery is in it's 21st year in business and 13th year in East Hills. Aside from the gallery art sales this venue also hosts for a variety events. Fundraisers, company outings, birthdays, weddings and more take place around the year. This 2500 square foot fully operational space is located in the East Hills area. Contact us for more information, pictures and availability. Also follow us on Facebook at Richard App Gallery.
Grand Rapids, MI  
Capacity: 110
OUR FACILITIES CREATE A WARM, FAMILY FRIENDLY ENVIRONMENT SUITABLE FOR MANY DIFFERENT OCCASIONS SUCH AS BUSINESS MEETINGS, GRADUATION OPEN HOUSES, AND EVEN WEDDINGS. OUR VENUE CAN HOLD UP TO 100 GUESTS INSIDE AND 20 MORE CAN FIT OUTSIDE ON THE PATIO. IN ADDITION TO THE VENUE THAT WE HAVE TO RENT WE ALSO HAVE A 18-HOLE GOLF COURSE AND MINI-GOLF WHICH WE CAN PACKAGE IN TO ANY RESERVATION AS WELL AS 8 SOFTBALL DIAMONDS AVAILABLE FOR RENT. WE HAVE SPACE AND CAPABILITIES TO SERVICE A WIDE AREA OF NEEDS. THESE UNIQUE FEATURES MAKE OUR VENUE PERFECT FOR CORPORATE EVENTS, MEETINGS, AND OPEN HOUSES.
Grand Rapids, MI  
Capacity: 225
We are a casual restaurant / bar with an eclectic menu serving 24 craft beers daily. Rezervoir caters to all sorts of events from charitable art auctions, vaudevillian burlesque shows, birthdays, rehearsal dinners and company holiday parties etc etc. We can accommodate smaller parties of 10+ or parties of 200. There is rarely a surcharge for use of our facility unless the guest require the entire facility for a completely private event. We have ping pong, darts, billiards, available, a PA system and use of a large screen for slideshows or movies and free parking directly behind our building.
Comstock Park, MI  
Capacity: 250
$39.95 per person
$19.95-$26.95 per event
Are you planning a wedding ceremony or reception? Perhaps a celebration party or corporate event? With two great locations, six elegant event rooms and three beautiful gardens, you are sure to find just the right space for your event at English Hills Country Club & Terrace. English Hills is a full service event and catering center committed to providing the best event and catering services in West Michigan! For over 30 years, English Hills has prided itself on having unparalleled quality in food, service, staff, and reception rooms in Grand Rapids. Our number one goal is total guest satisfaction. We strive to exceed your expectations. Our sales team has the expertise required to assist you in planning your next catered event. Call our sales team for more information and to set up a tour of our facilities. We look forward to hearing from you!