Book a comfortable stay about five miles from Western Michigan University at the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Kalamazoo, MI. Just off I-94, our hotel is the perfect stopping place for business and leisure travelers flying into Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport (AZO), about three minutes away. If you’re in town for a trade show or want to catch a hockey game, the Wings Event Center is less than two miles away.
From free Wi-Fi and free parking to an indoor pool and a fitness center, our hotel offers everything you need for a relaxing stay in Kalamazoo. Before you head home, set aside time to unwind by our lobby fireplace with a novel from the Read It & Return Lending LibrarySM. Additional amenities and services include:
- Free Wi-Fi
- Fitness Center
- Indoor Pool
- Complimentary Coffee and Cookies
- Free On-Site Parking
- Did You Forget? Program
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Our Hotel Rooms
Whether you’re passing through or staying for a multi-day conference, you can find practical amenities in each of our hotel rooms and suites. Use free high-speed Internet access to plan the next day’s schedule, and then kick back to watch your favorite TV program. Standard room highlights include:
- Free Wi-Fi
- Free Weekday Newspaper
- Coffee/Tea Facilities with Complimentary Coffee
- Children 18 and Under Stay Free with an Adult
If you’re traveling with kids, reserve one of our King Suites and enjoy a private bedroom separated from a living area with a sleeper sofa.
Bars & Restaurants
Thanks to the complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast, you can have a filling first meal of the day without leaving the hotel. Served in the lobby dining room, our free, hot breakfast features golden waffles, fresh fruit, muffins, coffee, yogurt and cereals.
Later in the day, treat yourself to an excellent lunch or dinner at nearby restaurants like Bravo! Restaurant & Cafe, Kalamazoo Beer Exchange and Ray Rays Italian Beef and Sausage.
Things to Do in Kalamazoo
Close to outdoor fun at nearby Echo Valley and Timber Ridge, our hotel is also a great home base for indoor entertainment at the Air Zoo, a multi-sensory science attraction with flight simulators. Don’t miss these other favorites during your stay:
Western Michigan University – Less than 15 minutes north of our hotel, WMU’s main campus boasts one of the largest aviation programs in the United States. The university is also home to Broncos athletic events and the annual International Congress on Medieval Studies.
Downtown Kalamazoo – Head about 10 minutes north to the vibrant downtown area to see live performances at the Kalamazoo State Theatre or The Civic Theatre. If you’re a beer aficionado, stop by Bell’s General Store to pick up a growler and other Bell’s gear.
Wings Event Center – Buy tickets to see hockey or basketball games and shows by celebrities like Alice Cooper at this arena less than two miles from the hotel. The center also hosts a variety of trade shows and conventions throughout the year.
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Plan Your Next Meeting or Event
The Country Inn & Suites offers a practical, well-equipped space for your business meeting or personal celebration with up to 100 guests. Less than a mile from Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport (AZO) and just off I-94, our hotel is an ideal meeting spot for out-of-town guests. Ask our friendly, knowledgeable staff for help with audiovisual equipment rentals and catering recommendations.
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100% Non-Smoking Facility
- From I-94 East or West, take the Portage Road exit (Exit 78) toward Kilgore Rd.
- Turn left onto Portage Road.
- Portage Road becomes Portage Street.
- Turn right onto E. Kilgore Road, Kilgore Service Road.