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Hotel Accommodations

Getting There

Driving Directions to Radisson Plaza Hotel Kalamazoo
 

From the West (Chicago/Milwaukee) Follow I-94 East. Take exit 76 for Westnedge Avenue and keep left onto Westnedge Avenue North. Westnedge Avenue becomes South Park Street. Turn right onto West Michigan Avenue. The Radisson will be on the left.

From the North (Upper Michigan) Follow US-131 South. When approaching Kalamazoo, exit onto US-131 Business Loop and follow signs for US-131 Business/Downtown Kalamazoo. The road becomes Westnedge Avenue North. Turn left onto West Michigan Avenue. The Radisson will be on the left.

From the South (Fort Wayne) Follow I-69 North to I-94 West (exit 38). Take exit 81 for I-94 Business Loop West toward Downtown/Kalamazoo. Turn left onto East Michigan Avenue. East Michigan Avenue becomes East Kalamazoo Avenue. Turn left onto N Rose Street. Turn left onto West Michigan Avenue. The Radisson will be on the left.

From the East (Detroit/Toledo) Follow I-94 West. Take exit 81 for I-94 Business Loop West toward Downtown/Kalamazoo.  Turn left onto East Michigan Avenue. East Michigan Avenue becomes East Kalamazoo Avenue. Turn left onto N Rose Street. Turn left onto West Michigan Avenue. The Radisson will be on the left.

Overflow Accommodations

The block of rooms at the Radisson Plaza Hotel are all reserved. While you are able to make a reservation at the Radisson on your own, the regular room rate may be too expensive for some attendees. If you prefer a less expensive lodging option in the Kalamazoo area, the following establishments are all good choices.

Accommodations

We have arranged hotel accommodations at the Radisson Plaza Hotel at Kalamazoo Center, 100 W. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo, MI  49007. The conference rate is $145.00 per night. Below are the instructions for reserving a room online.

  • Visit: www.radissonkz.com (or click the BOOK A ROOM button above)

  • Enter your reservation dates (Sept. 17 through Sept. 19) and then click the drop down under SPECIAL RATES

  • Choose PROMOTIONAL CODE

  • In that field, enter GLII19 (Please note that this is GL and two “I’s”, not “one’s”), then choose BOOK NOW

  • Your selection should reflect the special GLIn2 rate of $145.00 per night

Rooms 
Travel in comfort and style at Radisson Plaza Hotel at Kalamazoo Center, where our 340 inviting rooms and suites feature convenient amenities like free high-speed, wireless Internet and coffeemakers. Worry less about where to go for breakfast, lunch or dinner, and instead have a quiet meal via room service. For additional space and great upgrades such as drinks, snacks and breakfast, book a room on our Concierge Floor.

Parking
The primary entrance to the parking ramp/garage is on Rose Street, and faces the side of the hotel. If you are approaching the hotel on Michigan Avenue, which is a one way street, you will turn left onto Rose Street, and then immediately left into the parking garage. It is attached to the hotel via a skywalk.

Amenities 
outstanding amenities that include a heated indoor pool, on-site dining, the Kalamazoo Athletic Club, and Blush, a full-service salon and spa. Ideal for corporate travelers, the Radisson offers an on-site business center and a convenient downtown location near businesses and attractions. In addition, we provide a free airport shuttle by appointment for commutes to and from Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport (AZO) as well as the Amtrack train station.

Dining Whether you’re heading into a big day or you just finished one, our hotel's four restaurants offer delicious dining options for any meal. Experiment with flavors from around the world at Zazios, or watch a WMU Broncos game at Old Burdick’s bar and grill. You can also dine in simple elegance at the award-winning Webster's Prime, or relax in your room with a meal delivered by room service..

Nearby Attractions

Discover a multitude of attractions and things to do in downtown Kalamazoo, from visiting local breweries and nightclubs to strolling through art studios and public parks. For help navigating the city, chat with the hotel’s concierge. In addition to the fun, food and entertainment, potential students and visiting families can easily find Western Michigan University or Kalamazoo College about one and a half miles from the hotel.

Downtown Kalamazoo is also home to major companies like Eaton, Stryker, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Zoetis and Pfizer. To simplify your business trip, take advantage of our complimentary shuttle service to and from Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport (AZO), about four miles from the Radisson.

Family fun:

  • Climb Kalamazoo (430 feet)
    Harness up and scale the walls at Climb Kalamazoo. Whether you consider yourself an amateur or a pro, you can choose your ideal climbing route on more than 10,000 square feet of vertical space that stretches up to 30 feet high. 
    Phone: +1 (269) 385-9891

  • Kalamazoo Mall (0.1 mile)
    Shop the day away in downtown Kalamazoo at the United States’ first outdoor shopping mall. In addition to an array of retail shops, the mall also features restaurants and hosts special events like holiday festivals.
    Phone: +1 (269) 344-0795

  • Arcadia Creek Festival Place (0.2 miles)
    From charity walks and runs to local food and music, this venue is full of fun and entertainment from April through October.

  • Kalamazoo County Youth Fair (2.7 miles)
    While the fair only comes once a year, the Kalamazoo County Expo Center features a 4,500-seat stadium for year-round conferences and shows. 
    Phone +1 (269) 373-5181

  • The Crossroads (5.4 miles) 
    Come by for shopping, dining or both at The Crossroads, where you can take your day any direction you please. Browse the more than 90 specialty stores, which include brands like Buckle, Victoria’s Secret and Zales Jewelers. 
    Phone: +1 (269) 327-3500

  • Kalamazoo Nature Center (5.5 miles) 
    For a healthy dose of outdoor therapy, wander the trails across the 1,100-acre Kalamazoo Nature Center, where you can see live animals as well as interactive exhibits. 
    Phone: +1 (269) 381-1574

  • Binder Park Zoo (26.5 miles) 
    At Binder Park Zoo, animal lovers can attend events, feed the giraffes and then find a meal for themselves at Beulah’s Restaurant or Kalahari Kitchen. 
    Phone: +1 (269) 979-1351

     

Parks and museums:

  • Kalamazoo Valley Museum (0.2 miles)
    Sit back and watch a planetarium show or express your creativity with a craft project at this downtown museum that’s just as entertaining as it is educational. 
    Phone: +1 (269) 373-7990

  • Bronson Park (0.5 miles)
    Relax on a bench and take in this popular park's peaceful setting with gushing fountains, winding walkways and historical buildings. During the summer, check out one of the concerts in the park.
    Phone: +1 (269) 337-8191

  • Air Zoo (5.1 miles)
    Offering an experience that soars above the norm, this aviation museum showcases vintage airplanes, full-motion flight simulators and a 4-D theater. 
    Phone: +1 (269) 382-6555

  • Gilmore Car Museum (14.8 miles) 
    Showcasing nearly 400 unique cars from various decades, this museum takes guests for a fun ride through auto industry history. 
    Phone: +1 (269) 671-5089

     

Sports and nightlife:

  • Entertainment District (0.2 miles)
    Whether you gravitate toward rooftop dance floors, jazz piano bars, bottle service lounges or mechanical bull rides, you can find it all in Kalamazoo’s Entertainment District. 
    Phone: +1 (269) 312-7246

  • Homer Stryker Field (1 mile) 
    Summer nights call for fresh air and baseball games. Visit Homer Stryker Field to see the Kalamazoo Growlers step up to the plate. 
    Phone: +1 (269) 492-9966

  • Waldo Stadium (1.6 miles)
    Home to Western Michigan University’s Broncos, this stadium offers the perfect opportunity to see a competitive game in Kalamazoo. 
    Phone +1 (269) 387-3061

  • Western Michigan University (1.6 miles)
    Founded in 1903, this national research university challenges students to pursue innovation in the classroom as well as the community. This university is also home to the Broncos sports teams.
    Phone: +1 (269) 387-1000

  • Wings Event Center (4.9 miles)
    Watch a K-Wings game and shout out the chorus to their hallowed anthem, “Eat, drink and play hockey; love, live and play hockey.” 
    Phone: +1 (269) 345-1125

  • Gull Lake View Golf Club (12.6 miles)
    This top golfing destination features six championship courses offering stunning views and the perfect challenge for golfers of all skill levels.
    Phone: +1 (844) 207-8493

     

Theater and art:

  • Kalamazoo State Theatre (0.2 miles) 
    For more than 90 years, this theater has featured performances by the latest stars as well as the legends. Get your tickets to a concert, a comedy or whatever sparks your interest.
    Phone: +1 (269) 345-6500

  • The Civic Theatre (0.5 miles) 
    A local institution worth celebrating, this community theater founded in 1929 survived the Great Depression and continues to educate and entertain its audiences. 
    Phone: +1 (269) 343-1313

  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts (0.5 miles) 
    At this nonprofit museum and school, you can be one of the more than 100,000 guests who browse art each year. Attend a class, lecture or event to take your art experience to the next level.
    Phone: +1 (269) 349-7775

  • Chenery Auditorium (0.8 miles) 
    This auditorium hosts a variety of events, from music recitals and dance performances to theatrical productions and thought-provoking lectures. 
    Phone: +1 (269) 337-0440

  • Miller Auditorium (2.6 miles) 
    Find comedy, Broadway and pop entertainment at this performing arts theater, which opened at Western Michigan University in 1968 after decades of planning
    Phone: +1 (269) 387-2300

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