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Prince Conference Center at Calvin College

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West Bend, Wisconsin
Reviewed 29 April 2016

We had such a good experience at the Prince Conference Center. Especially noteworthy was the friendliness of the staff. Everyone we met from the moment we arrived was welcoming and cheerful. Our room was very comfortable. The breakfast buffet was excellent. I look forward to staying again.

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Justin J, Manager at Prince Conference Center at Calvin College, responded to this review

Martha, Thank you for the 5 star review! And I'm pleased the staff made a great impression to you on your stay. Our team works on creating a clean, comfortable environment for all of our guests with the hope we exceed your expectations and will stay again. Look like we have succeeded with you! We look forward to serving you...

Grayslake, Illinois
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We just stayed two nights and had great service by the front desk and reservation personnel. Our room was quiet and comfortable. When my husband had trouble logging into the Wifi, the front desk person came over and walked him through the steps.

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Justin J, Manager at Prince Conference Center at Calvin College, responded to this review

Hello Sandy! Thank you for the 5 star rating on your recent overnight stay with the Prince Center, it is appreciated! Since we are not on many guests "radar", people find our accommodations quiet and comfortable, our Wi-fi is free and being on the Campus of Calvin College there are many choices for Wi-Fi! I'm happy to hear our staff...

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

I just checked in and I will never stay here again when I come to Grand Rapids with my family. Upon checking in I was greeted by a young man with a very bad attitude. He didn't show any signs of welcoming us to the hotel. He didn't smile, say hello or anything. All he said from across the room...

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Justin J, Manager at Prince Conference Center at Calvin College, responded to this review

Hello Amy, Thank you for bringing your frustrations to our team in the morning and passing along your phone number for me to contact you. I appreciate your time the Wednesday after your stay to discuss your interaction with our front desk staff. It is dissapointing to hear and read this about one of our team members because we strive...

Sutton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Stayed for 2 nights one weekend while visiting my sons. Calvin built this on to their campus several years back. The most exciting part of the hotel is the lobby area with big fireplace (they should put big chairs around so you can read a book and plenty of common area to sit and do work, read, or just get...

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Justin J, Manager at Prince Conference Center at Calvin College, responded to this review

Hello Brian D., It was a pleasure having you stay with us while you visited your sons at Calvin. I appreciate your honest review of the Prince Center. The building was built in 2002 as the hospitality center for the college and designed to offer open, inviting spaces for people to collaborate and/or have fellowship in the Lobby and Fireside...

Reviewed 18 March 2016

I stayed two nights for a business trip. Everything was clean, the staff were very friendly, and the breakfast was delicious. I really appreciated the quick and efficient way they handled check-in and check-out as well. Wonderful stay. Thank you.

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Justin J, Manager at Prince Conference Center at Calvin College, responded to this review

Hello Jackie, Thank you for the 5 star review! We appreciate your comments too! I hope you will consider using the Prince Center for your business trips in the future. Justin

Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

The staff here is excellent. After two or three visits, some already knew my name, and they do everything they can to make your stay a pleasant one. The rooms are well set up, the beds are comfortable, and the wireless internet is fast and reliable. Breakfast in the morning is also a big plus.

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Justin J, Manager at Prince Conference Center at Calvin College, responded to this review

Dear Chris, Thank you for your accurate review! We'll look forward to serving you in the future! Justin

Indy
Reviewed 2 March 2016

We stayed during a college visit. Loved that you could walk over the bridge to get to the campus. Convenient. Great free breakfast. Nice room. Clean and beds were comfortable. Helpful staff. Would stay again.

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Justin J, Manager at Prince Conference Center at Calvin College, responded to this review

Great! We will look forward to you staying with us again. Thank you for the review. Justin

Reviewed 18 February 2016

I stayed here one night for a business meeting. The staff were very helpful in regard to making shuttle arrangements. I wanted to catch an early flight to avoid some bad weather. The young man at the desk was very accommodating and made arrangements to have the shuttle leave early (which he actually drove). The facility was very clean, very...

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Justin J, Manager at Prince Conference Center at Calvin College, responded to this review

Hi Brian, Thank you for the review. Our staff are cross-trained in many departments to have a great guest experience. And our Housekeeping team is great, they go the extra-mile to ensure clean rooms and public area. Safe Travels, Justin

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 29 January 2016

I stayed at the Prince Conference Center for 4 days and 3 nights for a professional conference. All meals (except one dinner) were provided by the Center. Meals are very balanced, with plenty of options for any dietary needs. It is a value-style hotel, consistent with what you might find at a Best Western or Holiday Inn. However, the cleanliness...

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Justin J, Manager at Prince Conference Center at Calvin College, responded to this review

Hello Andi S, Thank you for the review! You mention so many wonderful things about the Prince Center and Calvin College. The staff/family at the Prince Center work very well with each other, we truly are a team guided with the goal to make the environment welcoming, clean, comfortable, and relaxing. I'm happy you took advantage of using the Field...

Eugene, Oregon
Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

Due to flight delays I didn't get in until 1:00am. Normally they pick you up in a van but due to the late hour they said to take a cab and reimburse me. Room was clean and nice size, hot breakfast in the morning. My class meets in a meeting room there and the lunches and snacks are excellent. They...

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Justin J, Manager at Prince Conference Center at Calvin College, responded to this review

Hello bbqmaster, Thank you for the review! We try to make sure no one leaves for meetings hungry. We look forward to your next visit! Justin

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tucked away in a peaceful, serene setting, just a bridge walk east from the main Calvin College campus, is the Prince Center. You'll find the atmosphere casual and relaxing with many windows to take in the view, two cozy fireplaces, a patio overlooking the nature preserve and a baby grand piano—all designed to make your visit a pleasant and enjoyable one. Whether you're gathering with colleagues from around the country or celebrating a special occasion with an intimate group, you'll always feel right at home at the Prince. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Prince Conference Center at Calvin College

Address: 1800 East Beltline SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Region: United States > Michigan > Kent County > Grand Rapids
Price Range: €94 - €103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 69
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Grand Rapids
#3 Business Hotel in Grand Rapids
#5 Family Hotel in Grand Rapids
#13 Romantic Hotel in Grand Rapids
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“great views of the nature preserve”
 of 5 bubbles happypersonDetroit, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I prefer a room on the back of second floor for the best forest views and easy access to the lobby.”
 of 5 bubbles stevenkU3604EN, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Loved the King Bed with pull out sofa. Our 20/23 year old sons slept fine on the sofa.”
 of 5 bubbles 891rickt, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the preserve side of the hotel. You can see the woods and hear the birds.”
 of 5 bubbles susanhN4760HR, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had a room overlooking the walking path. Very nice. We did not get a chance to use it due to the weather”
 of 5 bubbles chitowncsk, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
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