Off-Campus Accommodations

Image of the exterior of the Radisson Plaza Hotel and Suites.

The Radisson Plaza Hotel and Suites

Although most attendees of the International Congress on Medieval Studies stay on the campus of Western Michigan University, attendees may choose to stay in local hotels. The Radisson Plaza Hotel and Suites, the main off-campus site, as well as the Baymont Inn–West, Best Western PLUS Kalamazoo Suites, the Comfort Inn Downtown, the Courtyard by Marriott–Kalamazoo-Portage, the Fairfield Inn–West, Four Points by Sheraton–Kalamazoo, the Hampton Inn and Suites–Kalamazoo-Oshtemo, Hampton Inn–Kalamazoo Airport, Henderson Castle, the Holiday Inn–West, Homewood Suites–Kalamazoo-Portage, Microtel Inn and Suites, the Red Roof Inn–West, Staybridge Suites and TownePlace Suites offer conference rates for Congress attendees. Those wishing to reserve rooms at conference rates need to contact hotels directly. If phoning, please mention that you are attending the International Congress on Medieval Studies.

2018 hotel rates for congress attendees

For the 53rd Congress, the Medieval Institute has arranged for blocks of rooms at conference rates at these hotels:

Radisson Plaza Hotel and Suites
$143 to $233
(269) 343-3333
Online reservations
until April 17, 2018

Baymont Inn–West
$105
(269) 372-7999
until May 3, 2018

Best Western PLUS Kalamazoo Suite
$99.99
(269) 350-5522
until April 8, 2018

Comfort Inn Downtown
$102.60
(269) 384-2800
until April 8, 2018

Courtyard by Marriott–Kalamazoo-Portage
$149
(269) 382-5808
Online reservations
until April 10, 2018

Fairfield Inn–West
$104
(269) 353-6400
Online reservations
until April 16, 2018

Four Points by Sheraton–Kalamazoo
$115
(866) 961-3003
Online reservations
until April 8, 2018

Hampton Inn and Suites–Kalamazoo-Oshtemo
$119
(269) 372-1010
until April 18, 2018

Hampton Inn–Kalamazoo Airport
$109
(269) 343-0400
Online reservations
until April 8, 2018

Henderson Castle
$129 to $199
(269) 344-1827
until March 31, 2018

Holiday Inn–West
$113 to $113.50
(269) 375-6000
Online reservations (Block Code MIW)
until April 20, 2018

Homewood Suites–Kalamazoo-Portage
$159
(269) 382-5817
Online reservations (Group Code MIB)
until April 8, 2018

Microtel Inn and Suites
$89
(269) 353-3200
until April 15, 2018

Red Roof Inn–West
$79.99
(800) 733-7663
until May 1, 2018

Staybridge Suites
$129.95
(269) 372-8080
Online reservations (Group Code ICM)
until April 17, 2018

TownePlace Suites
$114
(269) 353-1500
Online reservations (Block Code for 2 queen beds MECMECA, for 1 king bed MECMECB)
until April 8, 2018

When phoning the hotel to make a reservation, you must state that you are attending the International Congress on Medieval Studies in order to be eligible for the conference rate.

Room rates do not include 11 percent state and local taxes.

Smoking is prohibited in hotels with inside corridors in the state of Michigan.

Shuttle service

The Radisson Plaza Hotel, the main off-campus site, offers shuttle service to and from the airport, 6 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. You may need to phone the hotel from the airport. If your flight arrives after 11:30 p.m. and you phone the hotel, they will arrange for a taxi.

Four Points by Sheraton and the Holiday Inn–West also provide shuttle service to and from the airport.

The Medieval Institute provides shuttle service to campus and back from the Radisson Plaza Hotel, with buses departing every 40 minutes:

  • Wednesday, 7 to 11 p.m.
  • Thursday through Saturday, 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Sunday, 7 a.m. to 12:40 p.m.

The Medieval Institute, with the support of Discover Kalamazoo, provides shuttle service to and from the Baymont Inn–West, Best Western Suites, the Holiday Inn–West, the Red Roof Inn–West and Staybridge Suites, with buses departing every 60 minutes:

  • Thursday through Saturday, 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Sunday, 7 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.