Grand Hotel & The Jewel Golf Course
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Grand Hotel America's Summer Place. Modified American Plan (breakfast & dinner inc/in-room rate). Cocktail lounge, nightclub, dinner music, 18-hole golf course, tennis, bicycling, swimming, horseback riding & children's program. Mid-May-Nov.
Interesting Facts About Grand Hotel
Built in 1887.
385 guest rooms with no two decorated the same.
Breakfast and dinner are included daily.
Guests 11 years and younger stay and eat free.
At 660 feet, Grand Hotel's Front Porch is the world's longest.
It takes 500,000 gallons of water to fill Grand Hotel's swimming pool, named for actress Esther Williams, who starred in the 1949 movie This Time for Keeps, filmed at Grand Hotel.
Somewhere in Time, starring Christopher Reeve, Jane Seymour and Christopher Plummer, was filmed at Grand Hotel in 1979. The Somewhere in Time fan club hosts a weekend each October at Grand Hotel.
The Mackinac Bridge, visible from the hotel, was opened in 1957 and joins Michigan's upper and lower peninsulas. At 8,614 feet, it is the longest suspension bridge in North America.
Five U.S. Presidents have visited Grand Hotel: Harry Truman, John Kennedy, Gerald Ford, George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton.
More than 50,000 Grand Pecan Balls, the hotel's most popular dessert, are served each season.
The Grand Hotel's Front Porch flowers include 2,500 geraniums in 260 planting boxes.
One ton of bulbs are planted in the fall, including 25,000 tulips and 15,000 daffodils.
More than 125,000 bedding plants (annuals) are used to create the gardens throughout the hotel grounds.
- Restaurant(s) On-site
- Conference Center
- Outdoor Pool
- Kid Friendly
- Group/Family Meeting
- Restaurant(s) Nearby
- Water View
- Exercise Room
- Smoke Free Hotel