Recent Blogs
November 10, 2016


It is time for the annual Grand Hotel Photo Contest! Submit your favorite photo from 2016 for a chance to win a stay on our 130th Birthday, July 10, 2017. It's EASY! Submit your favorite photo from your stay this season via Facebook, Twitter (@GrandHotelMI), or Instagram (@grandhotelmichigan) and use the hashtag #GrandPhotoContest2016 and #AmericasSummerPlace for a chance to win. You can submit on y....Read more
November 1, 2016

2016 Closing of Grand Hotel

As the Grand Lady prepares to rest for another winter, 2016 proved to be another remarkable season. This past weekend guests traveled from 35 states, the District of Columbia, Canada, Sweden, England and Panama for the 26th Anniversary of Somewhere In Time weekend. Around 145,000 guests visited Grand Hotel this season traveling from states across the country as far as California, Texas, Arizona, Florid....Read more
October 21, 2016

Fall is here but it is Tulip time! Learn how to make yours Grand!

Fall is in the air which means it's Tulip time! It might not spring but tulip time is here! Every fall the Grand Hotel ground's crew removes all the annual flowers and gets the spring tulips and daffodils ready for spring. They just finished planting 15,000 tulip bulbs and 5,000 daffodil bulbs. How do they look so good once spring has sprung? Find out in this video featuring Drew Butterfie....Read more
October 6, 2016

Sushi Grand wins Honor Award for Interior Architecture

Most recently the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Huron Valley Chapter designated Sushi Grand with a 2017 Honor Award of Interior Architecture. This award was given to HopkinBurns Design Studio, Grand Hotel's long time architecture firm who specializes in preserving historic structures and designed Sushi Grand. The goal was to create a special, unique environment while maximizing seating....Read more
September 29, 2016

2017 Grand Hotel Needle Art Seminar – Get Inspired!

G e T  I n S p I r E d! May - 10, 2017 Grand Hotel is delighted to once again host its 8th Annual Spring Needle Art Seminar featuring textile artists from across the United States to bring you the latest and most innovative techniques of your favorite textile craft from quilting to rug hooking and embroidery. You will find inspiration from five talented textile artists who will demonstrate various cr....Read more