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Cottage Bungalow in Downtown Grand Rapids, MI

Cottage Bungalow in Downtown Grand Rapids, MI

Grand Rapids, MI
0.7 km from John Ball Zoo
A water park and an outdoor tennis court are featured at this historic vacation home. There's a fitness center on site, and limo/town car service and a garden are also provided.
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Downtown 2-story Cottage

Downtown 2-story Cottage

Grand Rapids, MI
0.8 km from John Ball Zoo
This vacation home features a water park, limo/town car service, and barbecue grills.
$126
Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Downtown

Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Downtown

3.0 out of 5.0 310 Pearl Street NW, Grand Rapids, MI
4.2/5
(17 Reviews)
1.4 km from John Ball Zoo
This hotel features an indoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and a restaurant. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the spa tub and perks like free self parking.
$183
JW Marriott Hotel Grand Rapids

JW Marriott Hotel Grand Rapids

4.0 out of 5.0 235 Louis Campau Promenade Nw, Grand Rapids, MI
4.6/5
(13 Reviews)
1.6 km from John Ball Zoo
A full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a restaurant are all featured at this smoke-free hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center, free WiFi in public areas, and valet parking. There's a bar/lounge on site, and a 24-hour front desk and laundry facilities are also provided.
$111
Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Grand Rapids

Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Grand Rapids

3.0 out of 5.0 11 Monroe Ave Nw, Grand Rapids, MI
4.3/5
(10 Reviews)
1.6 km from John Ball Zoo
This hotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center, free WiFi in public areas, and valet parking. Enjoy the 24-hour fitness center and conveniences like a 24-hour front desk and laundry facilities.
$127
AC Hotel by Marriott Grand Rapids Downtown

AC Hotel by Marriott Grand Rapids Downtown

2.5 out of 5.0 50 Monroe Avenue, Grand Rapids, MI
1.6 km from John Ball Zoo
This hotel features a restaurant, a health club, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center, free WiFi in public areas, and valet parking. Self parking, laundry facilities, and wedding services are also on offer.
$152
Amway Grand Plaza, Curio Collection by Hilton

Amway Grand Plaza, Curio Collection by Hilton

4.0 out of 5.0 187 Monroe Ave Nw, Grand Rapids, MI
3.8/5
(17 Reviews)
1.7 km from John Ball Zoo
A full-service spa, 6 restaurants, and 2 spa tubs are all featured at this historic hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center, free WiFi in public areas, and valet parking. Make the most of the health club and outdoor tennis court, and relax with drinks at one of the 4 bars/lounges.
$169
Canopy by Hilton Grand Rapids Downtown

Canopy by Hilton Grand Rapids Downtown

3.5 out of 5.0 131 Ionia Avenue SW, Grand Rapids, MI
5/5
(1 Reviews)
1.8 km from John Ball Zoo
This smoke-free hotel features 2 restaurants and 2 bars/lounges. Self parking, a coffee shop, and a snack bar/deli are also offered.
$119
Hyatt Place Grand Rapids Downtown

Hyatt Place Grand Rapids Downtown

3.0 out of 5.0 140 Ottawa Ave, Grand Rapids, MI
5/5
(2 Reviews)
1.8 km from John Ball Zoo
This hotel features an indoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and a restaurant. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. Relax with a drink at the bar/lounge and enjoy the free buffet breakfast each morning.
$127
Homewood Suites by Hilton Grand Rapids Downtown

Homewood Suites by Hilton Grand Rapids Downtown

3.0 out of 5.0 161 Ottawa Avenue N.W., Grand Rapids, MI
4.5/5
(21 Reviews)
1.8 km from John Ball Zoo
The hotel's indoor pool, fitness center, and 2 bars/lounges are among the featured amenities. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy a meal from the restaurant and free on-the-go breakfast each morning.
$121
CityFlatsHotel Grand Rapids

CityFlatsHotel Grand Rapids

3.0 out of 5.0 83 Monroe Center St NW, Grand Rapids, MI
4.3/5
(22 Reviews)
1.8 km from John Ball Zoo
A 24-hour fitness center, self parking, and concierge services are featured at this hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Business travelers can take advantage of the laundry service.
$164
Embassy Suites by Hilton Grand Rapids Downtown,MI

Embassy Suites by Hilton Grand Rapids Downtown,MI

3.5 out of 5.0 710 Monroe Avenue NW, Grand Rapids, MI
5/5
(6 Reviews)
2.1 km from John Ball Zoo
This hotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 6 conference rooms, as well as the business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the fitness center and free daily breakfast.
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John Ball Zoo Hotel & Travel Guide

Ensure that you have ample space on your camera or phone when wandering around John Ball Zoo, a well-loved sight for worldly wanderers and a wonderful place to take some photos.

Grand Rapids, where it is located, lies 60 miles (97 kilometers) from the state capital, Lansing.

If you would like an easy drive from your hotel, it would be a good idea to book one of the 3 nearby options ahead of time. Within 2 miles (3 kilometers) of John Ball Zoo you'll come across the JW Marriott Hotel Grand Rapids and Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Grand Rapids.

If you're just looking for a solid roof over your head, look into the handful of low-cost hotels that are a short drive away. The Comfort Suites Grandville - Grand Rapids SW and the Quality Inn Grand Rapids North are a couple of the more popular places.

The Amway Grand Plaza, Curio Collection by Hilton is the one option in the area for visitors on the hunt for somewhere a little more elegant. You'll find it 1 mile (2 kilometers) away.

Whether you are a tea lover or a devotee of the coffee bean, you might need something to keep going. Just a short walk from John Ball Zoo, Tim Hortons offers a nice selection of hot beverages and treats. For those looking for more substantial food, Vinny's Pizza & Sub Shop is also close by and offers a range of delicious meals. You know it's the right time for a round of drinks when dusk starts to fall. Make a request for your favorite drink at Putt-Putt's Bar, also a short walk away.

Other Things to Do Near John Ball Zoo

In addition to John Ball Zoo, here's a list of other things in the wider region that you may want to do:

  • Prebook a guided tour around Grand Valley State University - Pew Campus and look on as the earnest pupils and devoted teachers run around this stimulating campus.
  • If you're eager for a little self-enlightenment, see what's being presented at Gerald R. Ford Museum.
  • From prominent rulers to unforgettable moments in time, Public Museum of Grand Rapids has displays that are always worth a look.
  • Check out the interesting exhibitions on display at Van Andel Museum Center.
  • Get yourself ready for a night full of talent when you watch a play at DeVos Performance Hall.

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