Ooh la la...Prairieside Suites Bed & Breakfast has been repeatedly voted by inn-goers as an award-winning bed and breakfast, thus placing it in the top three percent of bed and breakfasts throughout the United States and Canada.
Accolades for Prairieside Suites include being voted a "Romantic Getaway," "3rd Best Over All B&B in North America," "Best of the Great Lakes," "Best in the Midwest" (twice) and "Most Romantic B&B."
"We are excited about receiving these awards and feel privileged to be able to provide the perfect setting for our guests to celebrate special occasions," says innkeeper Cheri.
Our luxurious spa rooms each include: Jacuzzi whirlpools, all-season fireplace, king bed, jetted showers, heated towel bars & toilet seats, AC, TV/DVD & 100+ cable channels, CD player, coffee maker, refrigerator & microwave.
We feature in-house massage, creative romantic packages, room services, free Wi-fi, free video/music library.
Located only six minutes from downtown Grand Rapids (home of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum and many other attractions), three minutes from Rivertown Crossing Mall (one of the largest malls in the state), 20 minutes from the Lake Michigan shoreline and 30 minutes to Gun Lake Casino. Shopping malls, theaters and restaurants are nearby.
Our goal at Prairieside Suites is to create an "experience" not just a "stay." Luxury guest rooms are at the heart of this nurturing environment. Relax and unwind while you enjoy your time in one of our spotless and allergy-free spa rooms featuring extra long and deep whirlpool tubs with views of the fireplace. These tubs sit in our beautiful bedrooms, not in a cramped bathroom.
At Prairieside Suites, we serve a full candle-light breakfast in our dining room every morning at 9:30 OR you can order room service and we'll deliver a full hot breakfast to your room at 10am OR we'll pack your in-room refrigerator with a deluxe continental breakfast so you can snuggle, sleep in and have full privacy.
The elegant decor, quiet relaxed atmosphere and convenient location make this a perfect romantic getaway destination. Seasonally enjoy our beautiful gardens, heated pool, pergola, and fountain. This award-winning luxury B&B caters to getaway couples and the business traveler.
If you like browsing "Better Homes & Gardens" magazine or watching upscale remodeling shows, then you're going to love staying with us. We've combined our talents -- Cheri is an interior designer and Paul is a licensed builder -- to create a "home remodeling showcase" where you'll experience the excitement of a home that has been totally redesigned and remodeled using the newest and latest technology, innovative ideas, plus a few surprises. Prairieside has been featured in some of those national design magazines.
Unique experiences at Prairieside Suites Luxury B&B
The Grand Rapids area offers an array of ways to work off the great breakfast we’ll serve you at Prairieside Suites Luxury B&B.
Hiking or biking: Feeling VERY adventurous? Head north on part of the 92.6-mile Fred Meijer White Pine Trail, the state’s second longest rail-trail. Kent Trails is a 15-mile non-motorized system winding through several Kent County towns. It also links to the Fred Meijer Standale Trail and the Fred Meijer Millennium Trail.
Get out on the water: The Grand Lady and the Holland Princess Riverboat offer popular excursions in season. Beginners and experienced paddlers who don’t bring their own canoes or kayaks frequent GR Paddling to explore up to 20 different segments of five rivers and five lakes. And GR Paddling will pick you up and drop you off right at the B&B.
See more of downtown Grand Rapids faster while riding on a Segway. A local company rents them for guided tours. We loved seeing Grand Rapids by Segway.
This is not a challenge, just a fact: You couldn’t visit all of the area’s craft breweries in only a two-night stay. So, ask the innkeepers which of these breweries seem to be guest favorites or visit our website for a handy description of: Osgood Brewing [within walking distance of our B&B], Brewery Vivant, B.O.B.'s Brewery, Cranker’s Restaurant & Brewery, Founders Brewing Co., Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery and Supply, Grand Rapids Brewing Co., Harmony Brewing Company, Hideout Brewing Co., HopCat, The Mitten Brewing Company, New Holland Brewing, Rockford Brewing Company, Pike 51 Brewery, Perrin Brewing Co., Schmohz Brewing Co, White Flame Brewing Co.
After a night out on the town what could be better than returning to our B&B for a Jacuzzi for two? Each luxury guest suite has a king bed, beverage area with an electric wine chiller, stemware, cork screw and each of our professionally decorated rooms are themed after a different part of the world. Take a look at our beautiful guest suites.
If you’re planning a smaller Grand Rapids-area event, Prairieside Suites Luxury B&B offers an intimate setting with lovely decor, experienced catering — everything you need. Our elegant dining room, with fireplace and wet bar, can accommodate up to 10. Our gathering room can accommodate up to 20. Are you thinking of a small private elopement? Walk just a short block to our Grandville Library, which has a beautiful outdoor covered amphitheater, where Mayor Steve Maas will officiate your wedding ceremony. Then stroll back to our B&B for a small family reception [up to 30 max] plus the honeymoon suite of your dreams. We host showers, seasonal get-togethers and business meetings. Click for more information.
Praireside Suites Luxury B&B is best known as a romantic getaway destination. Each luxury guest suite has an oversized whirlpool for two that sits as part of the bedroom, near a king bed and accompanied by heated towel bars. Each of our professionally decorated rooms is themed after a different part of the world. Each is individually designed to maximize our guests’ privacy and comfort. Which one captures the mood you want to set? Take a look.
But we don’t stop at just setting the stage for a romantic getaway. From couples massages to bubbly to chocolates to flowers to silk rose petals and in-room breakfasts, we’ve tried to think of every option appreciated by people wanting to express their love. Select from one of our many packages.
Whether you get away to hide out or get away to get out and play, there’s lots of options for places to eat, shop or enjoy the beer and wine trail, museums, foodie markets and parks. Grand Rapids, which is only six minutes from Prairieside Suites Luxury B&B needs very little introduction. Since it has been named with the “Cool City” designation plus:
- "The 13 best day trips from Chicago" by Time Out Chicago
- "America’s Top 20 Craft Spirits Tourism Destinations" by Travelocity
- As an "Under-The-Radar Culinary Gem" by Tasting Table
- The #1 Best Beer Scene by USA Today
- "Best River Town" by Outside Magazine
- One of the “Super Cool US Cities” by Expedia
- Best College Towns in America by Matador Network
- One of the "10 Big U.S. Cities with the Fastest-Growing Economies."
So come EXPERIENCE both Grand Rapids AND Prairieside Suites Luxury B&B, where memories are made in every season!
Are you’re planning a romantic getaway to a lovely bed and breakfast plus you’d like to relax and take in a little of what the area has to offer too? When you think of Grand Rapids is Art Prize, Jazz Fest, Frederick Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, Laugh Fest, White Caps, Grand Rapids Art Museum, Beer & Wine Trail, Planetarium, Parade of Homes, The Van Andel Arena, John Ball Park Zoo, The Frank Lloyd Wright House, Down Town Market, Festival of the Arts, Gerald Ford Presidential Museum, Ice Skating at Rosa Park, the Public Museum plus the elegant and stunning Grand Rapids Ballet? Which is located only six minutes from Prairieside Suites Luxury B&B Yes, then you’re in the right place… Grand Rapids!
You don't need to travel all the way to Italy or Napa Valley to enjoy a great wine tour weekend. Prairieside Suites Luxury Bed & Breakfast is the perfect place to stay if you have a wine tour in mind. With six wineries within 20 minutes and more than 30 within a 90-minute drive of our luxurious bed and breakfast, you'll be sure to find lots of fun!
After a wine tour, bring your purchases back our Tuscan Villa or French Riviera suite or any of the other themed suites, each of which has an electric wine chiller, stemware and cork screw.
Our luxurious Southern Mansion room is furnished in such a way that we can accept a well-behaved dog and its considerate owners in that room. And the next guests will never know that Fido stayed there. When you select your dates and reserve the Southern Mansion room, also select the Traveling with Pets package ($50 per night).