Want to relax this weekend at one of the best hotels in the Midwest?

Just head to downtown Grand Rapids.

Conde Nest Traveler's "Readers' Choice" awards have been announced.

The awards list the top ten hotels in the Midwest.

Midwest is defined as including the states of Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin.

Readers ranked hotels in five different categories: rooms, service, food, location, and design.

The Amway Grand Plaza Hotel ranked 6th.  It's highest individual ranking came in the "location" category.

JW Marriott ranked 10th.  It's highest individual ranking was also in the "location" category.

I guess people like downtown Grand Rapids!

Here's the complete Top Ten with scores from cntraveler.com:

  • 1. 21C MUSEUM HOTEL, CINCINNATI 97.7
  • 2. GRAVES 601 HOTEL WYNDHAM GRAND, MINNEAPOLIS 87.3
  • 3. IRON HORSE HOTEL, MILWAUKEE 86.5
  • 4. CARRIAGE HOUSE AT THE AMERICAN CLUB, KOHLER 86.4
  • 4. THE RAPHAEL, KANSAS CITY 86.4
  • 6. AMWAY GRAND PLAZA HOTEL, GRAND RAPIDS 84.9
  • 7. FOUR SEASONS HOTEL ST. LOUIS 84.7
  • 8. WEST BADEN SPRINGS HOTEL 84.5
  • 9. RITZ-CARLTON, CLEVELAND 84.1
  • 10. JW MARRIOTT HOTEL GRAND RAPIDS 83.9

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