Close to the airport with free food at breakfast and evening receptions the pet-friendly non-smoking Homewood Suites by Hilton Grand Rapids is a very affordable option for an extended stay or brief getaway. The all-suite hotel welcomes guests to its traditionally decorated lobby called the Lodge with the aroma of freshly baked cookies. On a cool day you'll be tempted to sit by the fire with friends family or clients. A Homewood Suites signature amenity is the Welcome Home reception with a free light dinner and beverages Monday-Thursday evenings. There's a complimentary hot buffet breakfast every day and the kitchen and dining area in your suite provides the option of a home-cooked meal. Other amenities include free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel an indoor pool with hot tub a fitness room a basketball court a business center and two small meeting rooms. The 78 suites have separate living and sleeping areas sofa beds kitchenettes with utensils and cookware and cable TVs with premium channels. There's no extra charge for pets and parking is free. Homewood Suites is eight miles from downtown Grand Rapids and close to many corporate offices including Steelcase IBM and Ameritech. The hotel is six miles from Frederik Meijer Gardens 10 miles from DeVos Place Convention Center and four miles from Gerald R. Ford International Airport. Its location also puts you in a convenient spot to enjoy shopping and many restaurant choices. With homey comforts and freshly baked afternoon cookies the Homewood Suites Grand Rapids extends a heartwarming deal. Considering the reasonable rates and freebies the smart traveler will take it.