Safety Measures & Precautions

The health and safety of our associates and guests is a top priority. As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, we are actively monitoring guidance provided by public health officials, and we want to assure our visitors that additional sanitary measures are in place to maintain a healthy environment and limit the spread of germs. In addition to our regular and very thorough cleaning procedures, we are currently taking extra precautions, including:

  • Housekeeping is using EcoLab Peroxide Cleaner and Disinfectant Spray on all surfaces that guests or employees might touch in common areas, including the front desk, guest elevators, lobby restrooms, stairwell handrails and more.
  • Inside guest rooms, we are using EcoLab Peroxide Cleaner and Disinfectant Spray and always change to new, clean rags between rooms.
  • All high touch surfaces are being cleaned and disinfected several times throughout the day in guest corridors.
  • Guest check-in reception area is being cleaned every 30 minutes including all counters, pens, phones, and PIN pads.

We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you soon!

Spend Your Holi-day Inn Ease



When you step into the Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Downtown Hotel during the holiday season, you'll be greeted by a sight that will warm your heart. The hotel goes all out in decorating its halls and common areas with festive cheer. The centerpiece of the decoration is the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony, where guests gather to witness the magical moment when the tree is illuminated with twinkling lights. 

Cozy Environment

The location of your accommodation is a crucial factor for a memorable holiday, and fortunately, the Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Downtown is ideally situated in the heart of the city. Whether you're exploring renowned art museums, shopping at local boutiques, or savoring the culinary scene, everything is just steps away.

For those flying in, the hotel is a short drive from the Gerald R. Ford International Airport, ensuring less travel time and more enjoyment of your holiday festivities. Upon arrival, the hotel provides convenient parking options, eliminating the hassle of searching for a spot or lugging your luggage too far. The combination of easy access and a prime location sets the stage for a stress-free holiday travel experience at the Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Downtown.
Cozy Environment

One of the things that sets the Holiday Inn apart is its comfortable and inviting common areas. Whether you want to curl up with a good book by the fireplace or gather with friends for a holiday drink, you'll find the perfect spot in the hotel's cozy lounges. The plush sofas, soft lighting, and warm decor create a welcoming atmosphere that invites you to relax and unwind. It's the ideal setting to enjoy the company of loved ones or simply bask in the holiday spirit.

Seasonal Events and Entertainment

In Grand Rapids, there's never a dull moment during the holiday season. The area hosts a variety of seasonal events and entertainment to keep guests entertained and in high spirits. From live music performances to holiday-themed workshops and activities, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you're traveling with family, friends, or on your own, the Holiday Inn ensures that you'll have a memorable holiday experience filled with joy and laughter.


Here are a few events in Grand Rapids that you can participate in during your stay! 


Elf in Concert: Dec 1 - 2 - DeVos Performance Hall

The Grand Rapids Symphony presents Elf in Concert at DeVos Performance Hall on December 1st at 7:00 PM and December 2nd at 2:00 PM as part of the 2023-2024 season. Experience the heartwarming holiday classic with John Debney's score played live to picture on a giant screen.

Christmas Lite Show Drive Thru: Dec 1 - 31- LMCU Ballpark 

West Michigan's biggest animated drive-through light show is back for its 26th year, promising "Another Year of Magic!" Join us for nearly two miles of Christmas enchantment with over a million lights, animated displays, and festive lighted tunnels.

Christkindl Markt: Dec 1 - Dec 23 - Grand Rapids Downtown Market 

Experience the magic of Christkindl Markt at the Downtown Market, a Christmas Village featuring 30+ artisan gift and food vendors, live holiday entertainment, and festive family activities. Immerse yourself in the spirit of traditional European Markets, complete with handmade gifts, interactive artisan booths, curling sessions, Glühwein, and a joyous atmosphere with Santa, caroling, and other delightful festivities.

Lindsey Stirling: Dec 5th - Van Andel Arena 

Lindsey Stirling has mesmerized global audiences for over a decade with her electronic violin, showcasing her uniquely inventive sound. In her latest album, Snow Waltz, she masterfully blends holiday classics and original compositions, proving once again her extraordinary gift as an instrumental storyteller, following the success of her debut holiday album, Warmer in the Winter.

If you're looking for the perfect place to celebrate the holidays, look no further than the Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Downtown Hotel. With its festive atmosphere, cozy common areas, and exciting seasonal events, it's the ideal destination for a memorable holiday getaway. Book now and spend your Holi-day Inn ease. You won't be disappointed!
So, let's dive into this guide and discover how staying at the Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Downtown can make your holiday travel stress-free and filled with joy.