The Econo Lodge and Suites, a Grand Rapids hotel is minutes away from the Gerald R. Ford International Airport and just minutes from downtown. This hotel is close to many area attractions, including the Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, the Gerald R. Ford Museum, Van Andel Arena and Fifth Third Ballpark. The Lake Michigan shoreline is only 40 minutes from the hotel. We offer a free continental breakfast including Belgian waffles, bagels with cream cheese, a variety of pastries, hot and cold cereals, fresh fruit and much more. Breakfast is served daily from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Pet accommodation: $15.00 per night, per pet. Pet limit: 20lbs, 2 pets per room.
This hotel is a $6 Uber ride from the airport. They share a parking lot with Gipper's, a friendly bar & grill that has a full kitchen until 11 pm. The continental breakfast is typical - cereal, waffle maker, juice, coffee, bagels. Slightly larger-than-normal room with a second TV.
Nice quiet rooms (surprising so close to highway), friendly staff, ample parking, easy to get to, close to stores and restaurants
The included breakfast was a bit sparse. It worked for me, but for someone with a gluten allergy, the fiancé, the options we limited (only hard boiled eggs, yogurt, and bananas)