Focus on the destination in a whole new way at The Grand River Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection ® Member in Grand Rapids, MI near Van Andel Arena. 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 at attractions like: DeltaPlex Fifth Third Ballpark Art Van Sports Complex Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park Gerald R. Ford Museum The Gerald R. Ford International Airport is about 20 minutes away. Let the destination reach you at The Grand River Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member. Grand Rapids hotels like ours connect you to the places, moments and experiences that make each destination special. Book now!