Find dining, lodging and more on campus and nearby

Calvin’s location on the East Beltline and Burton St. SE, Grand Rapids, provides close access to hotels, restaurants, shopping and entertainment. Below are some of our recommendations.

Campus Amenities

With an on-campus hotel and eight dining venues, you can have all of your needs met on Calvin's campus.

Prince Conference Center

Stay at the Grand Rapids’ area’s #1 hotel, according to Trip Advisor—on Calvin’s campus! Free shuttle service is available from Gerald R. Ford International Airport. Learn more.

Dining options

Calvin offers eight cafes and dining halls, including Knollcrest Dining Hall, Commons Dining Hall, Uppercrust (gourmet sandwiches and salads), Johnny’s (grill), The Fish House (coffee shop), Spoelhof Cafe, Knight Way Café and De Vos Grab-N-Go. Learn more.

Parking

Visitors to campus may park in one of the lots specified in the campus parking map. Fill out this form to receive a visitor parking pass. Contact Calvin’s Campus safety office if you plan to visit campus more than five times in one year. Download a map of Calvin’s visitor parking areas.

 

Nearby hotels and restaurants

Whether you're looking for favorite chain hotels and restaurants or local treasures, you can find the perfect place to stay and dine nearby campus.

Hotels near campus

If Calvin's Prince Conference Center is booked, try these nearby options in order of proximity to campus. Click or touch any of these names for a Google map link. 

Nearby restaurants

 

Nearby shopping and entertainment

Find great shopping and entertainment options near Calvin’s campus. 

Malls near campus

Just south of Calvin’s campus you’ll find Woodland Mall and Centerpointe malls and many other retail complexes.

Movie theaters

Just south of campus, find Celebration Cinema - Woodland Mall, where you can watch late-run, foreign and independent films for $5. Several miles north of campus is Celebration Cinema - North, where you can watch the latest popular movie releases.

Downtown Market

Don’t miss downtown Grand Rapids’ new indoor market, featuring many locally-produced foods and drinks.