Visiting Holland

    We look forward to your next visit to Hope's beautiful campus. As you prepare for your trip, please feel free to use the following resources.

    Preferred Hotels

    The following hotels have been selected by Hope as exceptional partners in providing accommodations for parents, alumni, and friends of the college as you engage in Hope sponsored events. These hotels have demonstrated excellence in hospitality and relations with Hope and we are pleased to recommend them to you for your next stay.

    Make sure to tell them you are visiting Hope College! A special Hope College rate may be available by request, subject to change during peak occupancy periods.

    Haworth Inn and Conference Center
    Located directly on Hope’s campus
    Located on the Hope College campus in downtown Holland, the Haworth Inn is within walking distance of many great shops, restaurants and cafes.

    The State Rooms at Yacht Basin
    5.8 miles west of campus
    Located on Lake Macatawa and only a few minutes away from the Holland State Park, the State Rooms at Yacht Basin are a fresh and fun place to stay.

    Country Inn by Carlson
    2.8 miles north of campus
    The Country Inn & Suites is located off US-31 next to Holland Town Center, the Star Movie Theatre, and Nelis’ Dutch Village, and is a short drive to many attractions, restaurants, and shopping venues.

    1.9 miles southeast of campus
    The DoubleTree by Hilton offers recently renovated, full-service upscale accommodations. Spacious, contemporary guest rooms create an environment of classic comfort and modern elegance.

    Fairfield Inn
    3.3 miles north of campus
    The Fairfield Inn is located off US-31 on north side of Holland. It is within minutes of shopping, attractions, and great restaurants.

    Hampton Inn
    3.2 miles north of campus
    The Hampton Inn is recently remodeled and has a 7,000 square foot indoor atrium pool area, West Michigan’s largest indoor recreation facility. It also includes a hot tub, ping pong, pool table, and video arcade and a free “Hot and Cold” breakfast daily.

    Holiday Inn Express
    3.4 miles north of campus
    At the Holiday Inn Express each room features a microwave and mini fridge. The free hot “Express Start” breakfast is served daily, and everyone will enjoy swimming in the Michigan-shaped indoor pool.

    Residence Inn
    3.5 miles southeast of campus
    The Residence Inn features one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites which include a fully-equipped kitchen and sleeper sofa. The hotel is conveniently located near M-40 and US 31, with a short drive to downtown Holland.

    CityFlats Hotel
    0.6 miles north of campus
    The CityFlats Hotel is Hollands newest hotel. Located in Downtown Holland, this hotel features a variety of room types, CityBru Coffee Bar, CitySen Lounge, CityBru Coffee Shop and is within walking distance of campus.

    Hyatt Place
    21.9 miles east of campus
    Hyatt Place is only a short drive from the Gerald R. Ford International Airport and from Downtown Grand Rapids attractions, shops and restaurants.

    Teerman Lofts
    0.5 miles west of campus
    Located directly on 8th Street in Downtown Holland, Teerman Lofts is exciting new living spaces perfect for any time of year. The six luxury suites that make up the lofts are located on the second and third floors of Teerman's -- one of the oldest downtown shops in Holland.

    The Beach House at Lake Street
    6.2 miles west of campus
    Located less than a mile from the Holland State Park with beautiful views of Lake Macatawa.  Featuring highly appointed, three-story condos that house 2-10 people.  Also includes outdoor swimming pool, hot tub, shuffleboard and basketball courts, and private garages.

    Preferred Restaurants

    Alpen Rose Restaurant and Café
    Located in Downtown Holland
    Alpen Rose offers a fresh, yet classic approach to European Dining, with award winning service, and pastries.

    CityVū Bistro / CitySēn Lounge 
    Located in Downtown Holland
    Dine at CityVū Bistro or relax over a cocktail in CitySēn Lounge. Need an energy boost? Try fair trade organic coffee at CityBrü Coffee.

    JP’s Coffee
    Located in Downtown Holland
    JP's has a warm family friendly atmosphere with great conversation, delicious on site fresh baked treats and a large selection of whole bean coffees and loose leaf tea.

    Lemonjello’s Coffee
    Located in Downtown Holland
    Lemonjello’s Coffee exists to provide coffee, music, and community that is sincere, beyond fashion, and an infusion of pop culture and artistic integrity. Alongside our standard muffins, cookies, & scones, we offer a number of gluten-free, vegan, and organic products.

    New Holland Brewery
    Located in Downtown Holland
    Each bottle of their craft beer and artisan spirits captures a flavor, a harvest, a season, a moment in time. Their beer and spirits pair perfectly with a blank canvas, fertile soil, a blinking cursor, an empty plate or the hint of a spark in someone’s eye.

    Orange Leaf
    Located in Downtown Holland
    Orange Leaf is a self-serve, choose-your-own toppings frozen treat destination unlike any other. They work hard to make the best froyo you’ve ever tasted and are committed to becoming a valuable partner in the community.

    Our Brewing Company
    Located in Downtown Holland
    Stop in and enjoy today’s brews at Our Brewing Company.

    If you are a local business looking to work with the college on serving visitors to Hope's campus, please contact Mark DeWitt, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations at 616.395.7357 or

    Holland Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

    Located at 78 E. 8th St., the Holland CVB is a great resource to help plan your next visit. Their website at has information on staying, playing, eating and shopping in Holland. They can also be reached by phone at 800.506.1299.


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