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.

2019 hotel rates for congress attendees

Rates for the 2019 Congress will be published in July.

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.

Discover! KalamazooThe Medieval Institute, with the support of Discover Kalamazoo, provides shuttle service to and from the Baymont Inn–West, Best Western PLUS Kalamazoo 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.