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Find dining, lodging, and more on campus and nearby

Calvin’s location (map) 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.

Guest room with two queen beds.Prince Conference Center is open to the public. We offer our guests:

  • 66 beautifully appointed guest rooms with amenities
  • 3 accessible king suites with amenities
  • 13 conference rooms
  • Free, high-speed wireless Internet access (WIFI)
  • Many more accommodations

Please call (616) 526-7200, 1-866-526-7200, or visit us at to make your reservation.

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.

Visitor Parking

Visitors to campus may park in one of the lots specified in the visitor parking map. You may request a visitor parking pass before your arrival. If you will be visiting Calvin frequently, please contact the campus safety office to acquire a long-term visitor parking permit.


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
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.