The Amway Grand Plaza Review, an experience we will never forgot. #Experiencegr

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Disclosure:  I was not compensated for this post. However, I did receive a free accommodations and services, from the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel. The opinions expressed in this post are 100% my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the FTC guidelines.

Mom Blog Society had the pleasure not to long ago to experience the Amway Grand Plaza in Grand Rapids Michigan. Not only did we experience the Amway Grand Plaza but we had a chance to view the city of Gran Rapids also!

Before we get started informing you about all the fun we had let me tell you more in detail about the history of the Amway Grand Plaza.

In 1913 the cornerstone of the Pantlind hotel was laid, and initial construction of the hotel began. Consider other important milestones of the year 1913 to gain some perspective: It was the year of President Gerald R. Ford’s birthday, the first year of the income tax and the inspiration for the name of The 1913 Room – now known as Ruth’s Chris.

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Development of the Pantlind Hotel (Image Credit Amway Grand Plaza)

Now on to the year 1995–2000

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Along with bringing the Amway Grand Plaza back to its former glory, something else amazing happened along the way; The hotel’s rebirth sparked the resurgence of downtown Grand Rapids – a fact that’s been well documented around the country and in articles, like this one in Forbe’s Magazine.

The Amway Grand Plaza! What can I say? Oh, I got it! Elegant, friendly staff, clean, boutiques, large gift shop. The list goes on. I spent 2 nights at The Amway Grand Plaza in Grand Rapids Michigan with my spouse and enjoyed every bit of it.

Let’s begin with our beautiful room on the 8th floor in the Towers. When my spouse and I walked in, we were greeted with a fresh and clean smelling hotel room filled with sunlight. The room featured two queen sized beds, a lovely updated bathroom, a view of the downtown Grand Rapids and also a view of The Grand River. Pure beauty! Take a look at some awesome pics below. 

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After check-in, we decided to walk around to check out all of the hotel features. The main floor of the hotel consisted of various boutiques, bar and grills, and two Wolfgang Puck eateries. 

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Nights in downtown Grand Rapids offers so many adventures. Whether you are there with your spouse, family or just a night out on the town with friends, Grand Rapids can cater to all of your needs. Horse and Carriage rides, elegant restaurants, streets romantically lit by lights lined throughout the mazes of fun…sounds like a fairy tale to me. This is what we experienced in Grand Rapids.

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We visited Flanagan’s and B.O.B bar and grills and were extremely delighted with the friendly service and great food and music selection. We also had a chance to visit the Grand Rapids Public Museum and the Grand Rapids Art Museum. Aside from attending different places we often found ourselves just walking and taking in the beautiful scenery.

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When we tired ourselves walking, a beautiful horse and carriage came to our rescue! Dixie, the amazing horse that gave us our tour of downtown, was phenomenal!

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This was our first horse and carriage ride! Dixie dropped me and my spouse off at B.O.B; a three story building with a restaurant, bar & grill and Dr. Grin’s comedy club.

Nights in Grand Rapids will present you with so many fun-filled options, please visit the Amway Grand Plaza and thank me later!!

Last but not least we would like to Thank a very special PR representatives (Stephanie) who made sure we didn’t need anything and for the bag of goodies placed on our bed! Thank You So Much!!

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Disclosure:  I was not compensated for this post. However, I did receive a free accommodations and services, from the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel. The opinions expressed in this post are 100% my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the FTC guidelines.

 

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Wendy Forbes
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Wendy Forbes

This hotel looks amazing and I love the history of it as well.

Laura
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Laura

Gorgeous hotel! It looks like a lot of fun and a very cultural experience!

Nancy Burgess
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Nancy Burgess

Sounds like an amazing Hotel with lots to do.

Nan Bixby
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Nan Bixby

This looks like an amazing place.

vickie couturier
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vickie couturier

wow that place looks nice,but expensive

Angelica Dimeo
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Angelica Dimeo

what a beautiful hotel I would love to stay in it

gale mccarron
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gale mccarron

Just an amazingly grand experience just viewing this hotel. Love seeing the changes made throughout the years. Thank you.

ellen beck
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ellen beck

I love the history of the place and how it looks. The pictures are beautiful and would be a place to stay a person would never forget. It looks lovely!

Sue E
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Sue E

This is one of the prettiest hotels I have seen! It reminds me of a couple of classy hotels in Europe. It has that historic feeling and a romantic atmosphere. I like the way the hotel is chroniclized in this article. The history of places have always fascinated me.

lisa
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lisa

The lobby looks pretty. For me the most important thing is cleanliness. Whenever I stay in a room. I bring my own cleansers and clean the kitchen and bath before using it. Even if it’s already clean.

Mia
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Mia

I have never been to Grand Rapids but if I ever go this is a place I would love to stay in and would love to visit the art museum. What a fabulous vacation.

Natalie
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Natalie

The lobby looks so magnificent! The building is well maintained and I would love to visit someday!

Kimberley Thomas
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Kimberley Thomas

What a fun experience full of so much history and elegance!

Tammy S Catterton
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Tammy S Catterton

wow factor of a hotel too stay at look like it was a fun trip. Just say nice to stay there one day

Cami v
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Cami v

Wow this hotel looks great and the history behind is amazing

Lyndsey R.
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Lyndsey R.

This place looks amazing. I love old Victorian/vintage locations!

laura
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laura

Thank you for sharing this great story!

Linda Bradshaw
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Linda Bradshaw

This is really nice. I dream of having an experience like this. We never go anywhere.

Pam H.
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Pam H.

This hotel looks incredible. I enjoy visiting museums when traveling.

Bobbie Smith
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Bobbie Smith

Absolutely beautiful Hotel! I love learning about the history of places that I visit!

Richard Hicks
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Richard Hicks

I would love to stay a couple nights at this place

Richard Hicks
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Richard Hicks

I also love the history too

Sunnymay
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Sunnymay

The fountain, the amenities in the restored hotel and service are what I look for in a hotel. I like that the Grand Rapids Art Museum is nearby. The bathrooms look sleek with all that stone and handheld shower. It must have been a grand time with your family at this classy hotel.

Jerrica Evans
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Jerrica Evans

I would love to stay in this hotel, it looks absolutely amazing!

Emily Endrizzi
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Emily Endrizzi

Wow! Looks like a gorgeous hotel!

laurie murley
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laurie murley

I love it when they restore old buildings

Trisha McKee
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Trisha McKee

The hotel looks absolutely stunning. It is an amazing history as well. A place I look forward to visiting.

Gabrielly
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Gabrielly

Looks like a gorgeous hotel! I love it!

Charlene S.
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Charlene S.

I like the public museum. I’ve always been interested in history.

Kathy Pease
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Kathy Pease

I would love to stay here it looks so awesome!

Jaime Cummings
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Jaime Cummings

The main floor of the hotel is beautiful!

Leela
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Leela

Thank you for sharing!

Jerry Marquardt
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I would love to stay at The Amway Grand Plaza. I appreciate your review and enjoyed reading about the history and the photos were extravagant.

moh rokib
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moh rokib

amazing hotel, good design..

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