January 3, 2019

Announcing the Completion of the Cupola Suites Project

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Announcing the newest addition to Grand Hotel - four new Cupola Suites finishing the Cupola Suites project and bringing the 2019 guest room total to 397. Since the hotel closed in October the transformation has been happening as these new suites are added to the infrastructure of existing attic space. At the completion of the project, the exterior roofline will resemble the hotel’s original architect....[ Read more ]
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 November 7, 2018

#GrandPhotoContest2018

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Announcing the 2018 Grand Photo Contest Winners! Joe Ruzicka from Dallas, Texas is our first place winner with "Goodbye Grand Hotel." Joe has won a two night stay on Grand Hotel's 132nd Birthday, July 10th. Honorable Mentions: Lai Long from Birmingham, Michigan Nick Spaniola from Howell, Michigan  These winners will receive a $100 Grand Hotel Gift Card. Thank you for s....[ Read more ]
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 October 29, 2018

2018 Closing of Grand Hotel

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Today, Monday, October the 29th marks the final day Grand Hotel is open for its 132nd season. Opening this year on Friday, May 4 and open for 177 nights we were hosts to over 150,000 overnight guests. This past weekend we ended with Somewhere in Time Weekend, our last themed weekend of the season. Somewhere in Time Film Director, Jeannot Szwarc made an appearance where guests heard first hand hi....[ Read more ]
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 October 16, 2018

Tenth Annual Grand Hotel Spring Needle Art Seminar – Get Inspired

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G e T  I n S p I r E d May 5 - 10, 2019 Grand Hotel is delighted to once again host its 10th Annual Spring Needle Art Seminar featuring textile artists from across the United States and Canada to bring you the latest and most innovative techniques. You will be working with color and design stretching traditional boundaries of your favorite textile craft.  You will find that creating quilts from....[ Read more ]
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 October 4, 2018

Vote for the LEGO Model of Grand Hotel by Engineer Dr. David Lorch

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We are excited to share the news that Grand Hotel has the opportunity to become a LEGO set sold in stores across the country. BUT first, we need your help! We need 10,000 supporters to make this LEGO set a reality and have LEGO consider it as a real kit and make it available in retail stores. The Original 9 foot LEGO model featured during the hotel's 130th Anniversary M....[ Read more ]
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