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Official ARNOVA Conference Hotel

Amway Grand Plaza Hotel
187 Monroe Avenue Northwest
Grand Rapids, Michigan, 49503
Tel: +1 616 774 2000


ARNOVA Conference Attendee Rate at Amway: $170.00 (tax not included) single/double


Reservations Toll Free: (800) 253-3590
Reservations Local Phone: (616) 774-2000


Reservations must be made by October 30, 2017 in order to receive the Conference Rate (while rooms are available)


Walk out the doors of the Amway Grand and it won’t take you more than a minute or two to find something to see, eat, drink or do.



The Hotel's check-in time is 4:00pm. Individual check-in prior to Hotel’s published check-in times is subject to availability. The Hotel's checkout time is 11:00am.



Please contact hotel for the early departure or late checkout fee if there are any changes to the confirmed departure date after check-in.



All reservation requests will require a credit card guarantee, a one night's deposit, or a guarantee to the Master Account. Deposits will be refunded for rooms canceled more than 48 hours prior to arrival. Name changes to room reservations may be made prior to arrival at no charge.   



Valet and self-parking are available to overnight guests.

$24 per night for self-parking 

$29 per night for valet parking
(Both allow 24-hour in-and-out access)

Oversized vehicle parking is available. Please proceed to the motor lobby for directions to the oversized lot.


ARNOVA Conference attendees receive complimentary Internet access in their guest rooms. 


Guest Rooms:

• High-Speed Internet - Wireless

Meeting Rooms:

• High-Speed Internet -Wireless

Public Areas:

• High-Speed Internet – Wireless



Amway Grand Plaza Hotel is a smoke-free property.


Work shouldn't become less productive when you're away from the office. Our rooms are outfitted with wireless Internet access, ample desk space and electronic locks for added security.

Need more? The Plaza Business Center, located in the main lobby, is available for your convenience 24 hours a day offering complete business services, including:

Laser printer

Fax service

Still not enough? Talk to our front desk team to obtain a day pass to Worklab. This mobile work space connected via our skywalk provides temporary office or meeting space for just you or groups of varying sizes.



Amway Grand Plaza boasts seven different restaurants.

  • The Kitchen by Wolfgang Puck
    • Made-from-scratch comfort fare meets authentic global classics in the kitchen of the world’s first celebrity chef, Wolfgang Puck.
  • The Kitchen Counter by Wolfgang Puck
    • Quick and delicious, The Kitchen Counter serves freshly baked and made-to-order breakfast and lunch items with ingredients to nourish and delight.
  • Ruth's Christ Steak House 
    • Right inside the Amway Grand Plaza, Ruth’s Chris Steak House serves only the best steaks.
  • Cygnus27
    • High atop the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, Cygnus 27 transports you to a rhythmic environment among the stars.
  • GP Sports
    • Catch the latest sports action along with top-notch burgers, pizzas and specialty drinks at this colorful and casual restaurant.
  • Lumber Baron Bar
    • Lumber Baron Bar lets you settle into the warmth and charm of an historic bar.
  • Garden Court Longue
    • Relax at the Garden Court Lounge for breakfast in the morning, or for a glass of beer, wine, or that favorite cocktail in the evening.
  • Starbucks
    • Specialty coffees, including Reserve blends, sandwiches, desserts and more!


Whether you forgot to pack it, need that perfect gift to take back home, or simply feel like shopping, you'll find everything here in the hotel. Browse the Plaza Essentials Gift Shop for a great selection of merchandise or stop in the Plaza Men's Shop for a wide range of business and casual attire and accessories. You can also explore the following:

  • Boutique Emmanuel
  • Emmanuel, Too
  • The Spa and Salon





235 Louis St NW

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(located next door to the Amway Grand Plaza)



ARNOVA Conference Attendee Rate at JW Marriott:  $209 (tax not included)



Reservations Toll Free: 877-901-6632
Reservations Local Phone: 1-506-474-2009


Reservations must be made by October 30, 2017 in order to receive the Conference Rate (while rooms are available)



We also recommend looking at online hotel booking websites such as and Expedia for area hotel and rates.



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