Off-Campus Accommodations

Although most attendees of the International Congress on Medieval Studies stay on the campus of Western Michigan University, many attendees choose to stay in local hotels. The Radisson Plaza Hotel and Suites, the main off-campus site, as well as other hotels 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.

56th congress

The following hotels are offering conference rates for the 56th International Congress on Medieval Studies (Thursday-Saturday, May 13-15, 2021). 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.

Main off-campus site with Medieval Institute shuttle service


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

The Radisson Plaza Hotel and Suites

Radisson Plaza Hotel and Suites

100 W Michigan Ave
$143 to $203
Online reservations
(269) 343-3333 (group code: 56ICMS)
until April 20

Other hotels

Best Western PLUS Kalamazoo Suites

2575 S 11th St
$105
Online reservations
(269) 350-5522 (group code: Medieval Congress)
until April 20

Candlewood Suites

3443 Retail Place Dr
$119
Online reservations
(269) 270-3203 (group code: CMS)
until April 11

Comfort Inn–Downtown

739 W Michigan Av
$114.99
Online reservations
(269) 384-2800
until April 11

Comfort Inn–Kalamazoo (Kilgore Rd)

1550 E. Kilgore Rd

$109.99
Online reservations
(269) 344-7774 (group code: BVDVAZ)
until April 11

Country Inn & Suites

1912 E Kilgore Rd
$109
Online reservations
(269) 382-2303
until April 12

Courtyard by Marriott–Kalamazoo-Portage

400 Trade Centre Way
$170
Online reservations
(269) 382-5808
until April 11

Delta Hotels by Marriott–Kalamazoo

2747 S 11th St
$129
Online reservations
(269) 375-6000
until April 20

Fairfield Inn and Suites–East

3303 Retail Place Dr
$129
Online reservations
(269) 557-0007 (group code: CMSCMSA)
until April 11

Fairfield Inn–West

6420 Cracker Barrel Dr
$119
Online reservations
(269) 353-6400
until April 11

Four Points by Sheraton–Kalamazoo

3600 East Cork St

$140
Online reservations
(269) 385-3922 (group code: MEDMEDC)
until April 11

Hampton Inn and Suites–Kalamazoo-Oshtemo

5059 S 9th St
$119
Online reservations
(269) 372-1010 (group code: CHHMIS)
until April 26

Hilton Garden Inn

303 North Rose St

$165
(317) 829-1454
cjohnston@dorahotelco.com
until April 12

Holiday Inn & Suites–Kalamazoo West

1247 Westgate Dr
$129.99
Online reservations
(269) 888-4800 (group code: CMS)
until April 20

Holiday Inn Express & Suites–Kalamazoo West

1315 Westgate Dr
$129.99
Online reservations
(269) 447-1700 (group code: MDS)
until April 27

Holiday Inn Express–East (Cork St)

3630 East Cork St
$119
Online reservations
(269) 373-0770
until April 20

Homewood Suites by Hilton–Kalamazoo-Portage

500 Trade Centre Way

$170
Online reservations
(269) 382-5817
until April 11

Staybridge Suites

2001 Seneca Ln
$129.95-$189.95
Online reservations
(269) 372-8000 (group code: ICM)
until April 20

TownePlace Suites–Kalamazoo

5683 S 9th St
$109
Online reservations
(269) 353-1500

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.

The Delta by Marriott also provides 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.

On Sunday morning, Radisson Hotel shuttle service is combined with campus shuttle service between on-campus housing locations and the Valley Dining Center.