As an incomparable wedding venue, the JW Grand Rapids boasts a lavish ballroom and inspired, couture cuisine. Plus, our onsite event planner will attend to every detail. The JW Grand Rapids. A setting like no other for an event like none to follow.
Amenities + Details
Indoor Event Space
Outdoor Event Space
Outdoor - Covered
Ballroom, Beach, Waterfront, Hotel, Restaurant
Venue Service Offerings
Bar & Drinks, Food & Catering, Planning
JW Marriott Grand Rapids Reviews
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Reviewed On 8/29/2014 by Knottie09277308
The JW Marriott is beautiful in itself, but the people that we worked with made our experience stress free! From the start they were all very welcoming and helpful in everyway. As the Bride is was so nice not to have to worry about all the litt...
Response from the Vendor on 09/02/2014
Thank you for making the JW Marriott Grand Rapids a part of your wedding day. It was a pleasure working with you. Congratulations and we wish you a lifetime of happiness!
Reviewed On 1/02/2017 by Chris T
JW Marriott originally was not a wedding venue we considered because we thought it was outside of our price range. After spending many painstaking hours deliberating with my spouse over other venues in downtown Grand Rapids that either did not ...
Response from the Vendor on 01/02/2017
Thank you for your kind words. We were delighted to be a small part of your wedding day. It was truly a pleasure to work with you both and get to know you. Thank you for selecting the JW Marriott Grand Rapids! We wish you all the best.
Reviewed On 6/19/2016 by Dawn D
You'd be absolutely crazy to choose anywhere but the JW for your wedding. Not only is the entire hotel gorgeous the staff made our wedding perfect. From the people setting up to management every single person was outstanding. My husband and I p...
Response from the Vendor on 06/20/2016
Thank you for your kind words. Thank you for making the JW Marriott Grand Rapids a part of your special occasion!
Reviewed On 10/17/2018 by Jess E
We worked with the coordinators for the JW Marriott & Courtyard by Marriott for our guest room blocks. The staff is super friendly, responsive & helpful. The online portal is easy to use for tracking room availability & for guests to book their...
Reviewed On 7/06/2018 by Marina T
The JW Marriott Grand Rapids is the perfect location for the bride that is looking for a modern and sleek venue. The catering options are fabulous, with great tasting dishes from starters through desserts. The JW can also work with the Amway Gr...
Reviewed On 9/24/2015 by Anna A
I had my reception and a wedding room block at the JW Marriott Grand Rapids.The sales and planning process was easy and stress free. And the day of was perfect! The setup was exactly how I had pictured it and the food and service was amazing. I...
Reviewed On 11/19/2013 by Brooke
We stayed here the night of our wedding and it was gorgeous! They upgraded our suite to the concierge level with free drinks and breakfast the next day. They even sent up fresh fruit and wine once we checked in. We had dinner at the restaurant ...
Reviewed On 6/23/2013 by Amelia D
My husband and I stayed here the night of our wedding. We stayed in a normal room (not a suite), but we did pay extra for a room overlooking the river, as we got engaged on a walking bridge near there, and got married in a park on the river. ...
Reviewed On 6/24/2012 by A T
Setting aside a block of rooms for my wedding weekend was very simple and the staff was very helpful. I was a bit disappointed when I got to the hotel the night before the wedding. The woman I worked with to block the rooms said if I gave her m...
Reviewed On 6/13/2012 by Lindsey S
The JW is the place to stay in GR. We stayed there for our wedding night and were treated royally. We were upgraded to a concierge level room with awesome views of the river and city. When I arrived to check us in they figured out it was our...
Reviewed On 11/28/2011 by Monica W
Amazing view of my favorite city! Early check in, 15th floor, corner room...definitely the best wedding night ever. The pool and spa is wonderful, and the JW is walking distance to everything you need! Thank you, JW...for making my wedding nigh...
Reviewed On 9/29/2011 by Hilary C
The JW is a beautiful hotel, but they think they are better than everybody else, and therefore charge you $5 per basket if you have guest baskets to give to your guests. $5 bucks per basket for them to hand it over the counter to the guest. $10...
Reviewed On 9/15/2011 by Elizabeth G
The JW Marriott was everything you'd expect - great service and wonderful rooms. We had drinks at Mixology after our wedding - Roger was fantastic and took really wonderful care of us and our guests. We had brunch the next day at sixonesix wh...
Reviewed On 2/03/2011 by Nina L
This hotel is absolutely the best in town - the best views, best beds and best service.
They accomodated our late check-in and check-out times without questions.
Everything at this hotel is worth the money.
Reviewed On 10/19/2010 by Tara R
...but they were busy. Some of my bridesmaids who were staying the night of the wedding couldn't get into their room until pitching an absolute fit at 3:40pm -- the ceremony started at 4:00! This is after they had made it very clear that week a...
Reviewed On 9/13/2010 by Lyndi K
The morning brunch is incredible and in general your guests will be very impressed with this high end hotel in GR
Reviewed On 9/01/2010 by Treeshire M
We chose the JW for our guest accomodation for it's quality, modernity and price. As the most expensive hotel in town, we were pleasently surprised with the room rates, and found them to be affordable. The stay were very nice, accomodating and ...
Reviewed On 8/29/2010 by Meaghan M
We stayed here the night before and the night of our wedding. We didn't do a suite b/c it was more than we wanted to spend, but the "regular" rooms were small but wonderful. We also did a room block here for our guests. On that note, I found ou...
Reviewed On 8/27/2010 by Karna L
Our room was gorgeous! It was full of windows that overlooked the Grand River. The bathroom was the coolest. It has 2 shower heads!! Now I want to put that in my house :)
Reviewed On 8/09/2010 by Ryan V
we had a great room with an amazing view of downtown. It was the perfect hotel to spend our wedding night, highly recommended!
Contact Info for JW Marriott Grand Rapids
235 Louis Avenue NW, Grand Rapids, MI(616) 242-1500