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Embassy Suites Grand Rapids Downtown

710 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI, MI
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(616) 512-5700

About Us

The Embassy Suites Grand Rapids Downtown is a wedding venue located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This riverside hotel specializes in providing extraordinary hospitality. With its central location and attentive staff, this company aims to help couples create lasting memories with their loved ones.

Facilities and Capacity

With multiple adaptable areas for engagement parties, wedding showers, rehearsal dinners, ceremonies, and receptions, this venue can accommodate intimate or large events. The Widdecomb Ballroom boasts 4,032-square-feet of space for elegant receptions with up to 250 guests. The event space features a balcony that overlooks the Grand River for a picturesque atmosphere to take photos and enjoy the company of your friends and family. For more intimate weddings, the venue contains four smaller rooms ranging from 338 to 1,000-square-feet.

Service Offered

The Embassy Suites Grand River Downtown’s event coordinators are available to assist with catering, vendor selections, rentals, and timelines to help you plan your optimal celebration. This luxurious venue can provide necessary event items such as chairs, tables, china, flatware, glassware, and linens. The venue allows outside vendors, or they can provide a banquet menu with plated or buffet style dishes. Friendly bartenders are happy to host open bars with a range of beverages including house or specialty beer, wine, and liquor.


This venue has created an extensive event menu to accommodate a wide variety of tastes and budgets. Their list of delectable dishes includes shrimp scampi pasta, grilled flank steak, pad thai, stuffed chicken marsala, and veggie egg rolls over quinoa slaw. They also offer a large selection of hors d’oeuvres such as empanadas, asian chicken skewers, crab stuffed prawns, stuffed mushrooms, and shrimp cocktail. For late-night celebrations, a range of snacks are available and can include soft pretzel sticks with queso and honey mustard, a nacho or taco bar, or a gourmet popcorn station.


The Embassy Suites Grand River Downtown is conveniently located in downtown Grand Rapids. The hotel is situated less than a quarter of a mile East of the Grand River and Sixth Street Park. Guests can enjoy many nearby attractions such as the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum and Grand Rapids Arts Museum.

Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?


What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$ 10,000.00

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$ 8,000.00

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?


What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$ 500.00

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$ 500.00

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Set Up, Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?


What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$ 20.00

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s), House Beer, House Wine, Open Bar

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


Describe your venue

Ballroom, Hotel, Waterfront

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor, Scenic Views

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations, All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Outside Vendors, Set Up, Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Chairs, Dance Floor, Furniture, Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking, Valet, Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

May, June, July, August, September, October

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January, February, March, April, November, December

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