Where to Stay During Holland’s Tulip Time Festival
You’ll have plenty of great choices on where to stay for the Holland Tulip Festival in west Michigan.
From elegant inns and family-friendly hotels, there are many solid choices for accommodations in Holland Michigan.
You’ll also find some private homes and cottages available for rental during the festival.
Staying in town for Tulip Time is a great choice, especially for those looking for a vacation that is both affordable and reasonably local. There are several ways to enjoy staying in Holland, and we put together a list of some of our favorite places to stay during this fun festival.
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What is the Holland Tulip Festival?
One of the top flower festivals in the United States, the Holland Michigan Tulip Festival is a rite of passage signally the offical arrival of spring in Michigan.
In this west Michigan city of the wooden shoe, Dutch Village and Dutch windmill, this annual flower festival celebrating the area’s rich connection to the Netherlands is a highlight of the year.
Charming 8th street, the brick-paved lane that cuts through downtown Holland, takes on a festive air as Tulip Time nears.
You’ll find tons of fun events and festival activities scattered throughout a four-mile radius of the city’s downtown area, including a carnival, an artisan market, tours of stunning tulip farms, parades and much more.
You’ll want to be sure to use our complete guide to the Holland Tulip Festival to plan your visit.
Where to Stay in Holland During the Tulip Time Festival
Hotels in Holland Michigan
Courtyard by Marriott – Holland Downtown
121 East 8th Street, Holland, MI 49423
For those who want a more traditional hotel experience, this Courtyard by Marriott location in downtown Holland is a great choice. Here you will find comfortable and flexible spaces to work or relax using the free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Additionally, The Bistro is the on-site destination for breakfast in the morning, or drinks and dinner in the evening.
61 East 7th Street, Holland, MI 49423,
CityFlatsHotel in Holland is one of three locations, all in Michigan. The Holland location has a variety of room options and free Wi-Fi to suit your hospitality needs all while utilizing modern and eco friendly designs. Enjoy amenities including the CitySēn Lounge and its kitchen, as well as CityBrü Coffee for the perfect start to your day. One of the best views in town is from the hotel’s CityVū Events outdoor patio – perfect for Tulip Time.
Haworth Inn and Conference Center – Hope College
225 College Avenue, Holland, MI 49423
This is a great location for the Tulip Time Festival, just steps away from all of the action on 8th Street in downtown Holland. You’ll find clean, sleek and elegant rooms as well as a well-equipped fitness center at the Haworth Inn, a longtime standard in Holland. Choose from standard, queen and king rooms.
Hampton Inn Holland
12427 Felch Street, Holland, MI 49424
Located near Nelis’ Dutch Village, where you’ll find tulips ablaze with color during the Tulip Festival, the Hampton Inn Holland is a favorite choice, especially for the comfy pillows. You’ll find a wide variety of rooms available from standard rooms to king suites complete with a balcony. This is one of my favorite spots to stay in Holland because it is consistently clean. You’ll also find a free breakfast buffet and a nice-sized pool.
Holiday Inn Express – Holland
12381 Felch Street, Holland, MI 49424
This is a really solid choice if you’re looking for comfort during your visit to the Holland Tulip Festival. It’s nice and clean, and a good choice for families. You’ll find an indoor-outdoor pool, a basketball court, a game room and an outdoor patio with grills. The Holiday Inn Express is also located near Dutch Village so you won’t have far to go to see some beautuful tulips, either. Choose from standard, queen and king rooms.
Private Rentals for the Holland Tulip Festival: Cottages, Homes and Condos
Beach View Cottage – On the Lake
Walk into this newly renovated cottage overlooking Lake Michigan and immediately feel relaxed and worry free. The modern amenities, lake views and private beach are sure to please anyone who stays in this comfortable, inviting home with four bedrooms. Enjoy your morning coffee on the back deck, nap in the hammock and relax on the front patio for the fantastic West Michigan sunsets over Lake Michigan, just steps away from the front door.
Fully Updated Home with Fire Pit Walk to Beach
Located in Holland, this Fully Updated Home with Fire Pit Walk to Beach provides self-catering accommodations with a patio and free WiFi. This vacation home is 1.7 miles from Tunnel Park and 6.8 miles from Nelis’ Dutch Village. The vacation home is composed of 4 separate bedrooms, a living room, a fully equipped kitchen with a fridge and oven, and 2 bathrooms. Towels and bed linen are featured in the vacation home.
New Beautiful 8th Street Condo with 2 Balconies
A great location for your visit to the Tulup festival, this condo is located right on 8th Street. This air-conditioned vacation home is fitted with 1 bedroom, a TV, and a kitchen with a fridge and an oven. Towels and bed linen are offered in the vacation home.
Camping at the Holland Tulip Festival
Ottawa County Fairgrounds
1286 Ottawa Beach Rd. Holland, MI 49424
For camping enthusiasts eager to get back to the great outdoors, the Ottaway County Fairgrounds offer quiet lots in the sun or shade with electrical and water hookups for RVs and trailers. Additionally, modern bathroom and shower facilities help make the camping experience feel a little less rustic.
Holland State Park
2215 Ottawa Beach Rd, Holland, MI 49424
Located just four miles west of the city of Holland on the shores of Lake Michigan, Holland State Park is one of the top state parks in Michigan. In addition to the parks iconic’s “Big Red” lighthouse, you’ll find fishing, a boat launch, a concession stand with modern restrooms and changing area, a small playground and camping, too.
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