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As TripAdvisor’s® #1 voted hotel in the Grand Haven area for over 10 years, the Best Western Beacon Inn is definitely the perfect destination spot for you! We’re the closest Grand Haven hotel to major attractions at just over a mile from the Grand Haven State Park, Lighthouse and Downtown area. Come enjoy the beautiful award winning beaches, the world’s largest musical fountain, the many nature trails and bike paths, and Grand Haven’s unique restaurants, shops and bars.

The Best Western Beacon Inn has the largest rooms in our area with either one king bed or two queen beds per room! All of our rooms have 40-inch flat screen HD TVs, free high-speed wireless internet, refrigerator, microwave, iron, hair dryer and single serve coffee maker. Our complimentary full hot breakfast is served daily from 6 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. and includes build your own breakfast sandwiches with meat and eggs, yogurt, cereal, pastries, make your own waffles, fresh fruit, 100% Arabica coffee, juice and much more!

Come enjoy a swim in our indoor heated pool or a relaxing soak in our hot tub open from 8 a.m. until 10 p.m. for everyone and from 10 p.m. until 11 p.m. for adults only! Our fitness center is optimized for a healthy workout and is open from 6 a.m. until 10 p.m. daily.

Our unique property setup allows for some interior access rooms and some exterior access rooms. Come enjoy a king whirlpool or two queen room with exterior access which allows you to park in front of your door and allows for more privacy. Or, if you prefer to be in the same building as the indoor heated pool, breakfast and fitness center, enjoy an executive king or a room with two queen beds with interior access. If you’re in town for business, consider one of our business king suites. Its extra space in the room allows for a comfortable environment for conducting any business you need to complete. You’ll find the Best Western Beacon Inn the perfect hotel for you!

Guest Rooms

Popular rooms offered at this hotel.

Hotel Amenities

Because We CareSM

Cleaning Standards

Industry-Leading Cleaning Standards

Modified Breakfast

Breakfast Service & Selections 

Low Rate Guarantee

Low Rate Guarantee

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
No pets allowed
Child Policy
Children 17 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 1.00 mile(s) from Shape Corp
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Harbor Industries, Inc.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from GHSP® Solutions in Motion
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Dake® Machine Tools, a JSJ business
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Grand Transformers, Inc.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Light Corporation


  • 1.50 mile(s) from Grand Haven State Park, A 48-acre park with the beautiful shore of Lake Michigan along the west side. The park consists entirely of beach sand and provides scenic views of Lake Michigan and the Grand Haven pier and lighthouse. It is a popular destination located on Lake Michigan’s beautiful sandy shores. Activities include fishing, sunbathing, volleyball, picnics and swimming. Michigan Resident Recreation Passport required; $11 annually with license plate renewal. Non-resident recreational passports: $31 annual, $9 daily.
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Boardwalk, A three mile round trip and runs along the harbor, which is lined with shops, restaurants, marinas and charter fishing boats. While it’s a great place for a brisk walk, there are plenty of grassy knolls and benches for idlers who prefer people and boat watching. The boardwalk continues along the Grand River and travels out to Lake Michigan where you can walk the pier and take photos of the lighthouse.
  • 1.50 mile(s) from World's Largest Musical F, A synchronized water and light show accompanied with music of all varieties. Each 25-minute show features an assortment of well-known music and plays daily at dusk from Memorial Day through Labor Day as well as Fridays and Saturdays in May and September.
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Lighthouse Connector Park, Commonly referred to as “The Boardwalk”, it is actually officially named “Lighthouse Connector Park”. It extends 1.5 miles from Chinook Pier to the foghorn house at the end of the South Pier. Completed in 1984 during Grand Haven’s Sesquicentennial, this park is enjoyed by thousands of Grand Haven residents and thousands more vacationers throughout the year.
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Tri-Cities Historical Mus, A unique mix of culture and history awaits you. Whether you have a day or an hour, whether you’re a local resident or an out-of-town visitor, a trip to the Tri-Cities Historical Museum is sure to fascinate and entertain you. The museum is made up of two separate sites, both located in Grand Haven’s beautiful and historic downtown. Admission is always free at both sites!
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Hofma Preserve, 324.77 acre park with approximately 4.5 miles of trails, a 885 foot floating bridge, 17 space parking area and a restroom. Dogs are allowed on leash.
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Skydive Grand Haven, Offering Tandem Skydives over the most popular beach in Michigan. The view from 10,000 feet over Lake Michigan is Spectacular! Also offer a student program to learn to solo skydive, and welcome licensed, fun jumpers as well! While some skydiving businesses in our area claim to offer a view of Lake Michigan from the air, it usually ends up being "that blue line out on the horizon". Not at Skydive Grand Haven! Here, the climb to altitude takes you directly out over the water and up and down one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline on the planet! If you're lucky enough to get on one of the last loads of the day, the outline of the buildings on the Chicago skyline can often be seen in front of the orange sun setting on the water. It's this view that has made Skydive Grand Haven the most popular place in West Michigan and the Greater Grand Rapids area to make a tandem skydive.
  • 6.00 mile(s) from PJ Hoffmaster State Park, Features over three miles of Lake Michigan shoreline, towering Lake Michigan dunes, and the Gillette Visitor Center. Miles of hiking and skiing trails offer stunning views of Lake Michigan and subtle beauty at every turn.
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Craig's Cruisers Family F, A racer-themed activity zone with bumper boats, go-karts, mini-golf, batting cages & laser tag. Through the years Craig’s Cruisers Family Fun Center has built a reputation for family entertainment in a clean and safe environment.
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Michigan's Adventure Amus, Nothing beats family togetherness and nothing brings family closer than Michigan's Adventure – Michigan's largest amusement and water park, offers two parks for a very economical price. Michigan's Adventure features over 60 rides and attractions including their world-class wooden roller coaster, Shivering Timbers, which is over one mile long and 125 feet tall. Experience other great roller coasters, thrill rides, kiddie rides and their water park, WildWater Adventure, featuring action-packed water rides. All of which will bring family and friends together again Michigan's Adventure. Thrills connect.
  • 17.00 mile(s) from Muskegon Car Ferry, Lake Express High Speed Ferry began service in 2004, linking the states of Wisconsin and Michigan with terminals in Milwaukee and Muskegon. The trip across Lake Michigan takes only two-and-a-half hours, saving travelers the time and hassle of driving through Chicago. We offer two round trips a day, with a third round trip during the summer months, making the trip convenient for our passengers. Book online, over the phone, or in one of our terminals.
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Coopersville & Marne Rail, The Coopersville & Marne Railway is an all-volunteer historic railway operating vintage locomotives and circa-1920's cars from Coopersville, Mich. to Marne, Mich. (about 20 miles northwest of Grand Rapids, Mich.). It runs passenger trains from spring to winter, rain or shine, to preserve a little chunk of railroad history and educate passengers along the way.
  • 70.00 mile(s) from Ludington Car Ferry, The S.S. Badger offers the largest cross-lake passenger service on the Great Lakes and an authentic steamship experience. The relaxing four-hour, 60-mile cruise takes passengers, autos, RVs, tour buses, motorcycles, bicycles, and commercial trucks across Lake Michigan between Ludington, Michigan and Manitowoc, Wisconsin.


  • 1.50 mile(s) from Noto's at the Bil-Mar, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Porto Bello, bar/lounge, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Kirby Grill, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Mr. Kozak's, deli, Greek, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Morning Star Cafe, cafe, American, open for: breakfast, lunch
  • 1.00 mile(s) from JW'S Food & Spirits, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Fricano's, fast food, American, open for: lunch, dinner, pizzeria loved by locals!
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Snug Harbor, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Don Luis, bar/lounge, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner


  • 15.00 mile(s) from Muskegon Community College
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Baker College
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Grand Valley State University
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Hope College
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Grand Rapids Community College
  • 40.00 mile(s) from Calvin College

Nearby Cities

  • 15 mile(s) from Muskegon
  • 20 mile(s) from Holland
  • 30 mile(s) from Saugatuck
  • 35 mile(s) from Grand Rapids
  • 60 mile(s) from Ludington
  • 85 mile(s) from Lansing
  • 105 mile(s) from Indiana border
  • 157 mile(s) from Detroit
  • 165 mile(s) from Chicago
  • 240 mile(s) from Mackinaw Bridge
  • 250 mile(s) from Indianapolis
  • 389 mile(s) from Toronto


  • 1.5 mile(s) from Re-Imagination Station, The new and improved Re-Imagination Station is a 10,000 sq. ft. of playground fun! It was redesigned in October of 2018 using designs by local school children and constructed by volunteers. Located at Mulligan’s Hollow behind the Tri-Cities Family YMCA in Grand Haven. Open all year long – dawn to dusk. Free admission.
  • 1 mile(s) from Harbor Trolley, Enjoy an historic narrative tour that starts at Chinook Pier, travels the waterfront and downtown areas providing a unique trip back in time as you learn more about what makes Grand Haven such a special place. Each summer from Memorial Day thru Labor Day historic trolley rides are available to residents and visitors alike. The service runs seven days a week from 11 AM to 10 PM with pick-up locations at Chinook Pier, Boardwalk, the State Park, The Bookman, and Pfaff Pharmacy.
  • 1 mile(s) from Lemon Creek Wine Tasting, Lemon Creek is a name with over 150 years of grape and fruit growing experience. 100% family owned and operated this quaint 300 acre farm is located in the country side of Berrien County with a tasting room in Grand Haven.
  • 1.5 mile(s) from Charter boat fishing, Lake Michigan is the number one King (Chinook) Salmon fishery in the world. There is nowhere else where you can catch as many of these powerful, exciting silver fish in as short a time as Lake Michigan. And of all the ports on Lake Michigan, Grand Haven is #1 in "fish caught per angler hour" according to a 2007 Michigan DNR study. When you go fishing out of Grand Haven, you can expect to catch Chinook Salmon, Coho Salmon, Lake Trout, Steelhead Trout, Brown Trout and even tasty Lake Perch.
  • 3 mile(s) from Grand Haven Golf Course, Grand Haven Golf Club is a public golf course located just south of Grand Haven, Michigan. Very close to the Lake Michigan shore, the golf course takes advantage of the thick hardwood forest and natural sand dunes of the southwest Michigan shoreline. Golf Digest magazine ranked the club as "one of the nation's Top 50 public courses" for over ten years. The club has hosted several significant events, including the LPGA Shoreline Classic.
  • 1 mile(s) from Evergreen Golf Course, Evergreen Golf Course of Grand Haven, Michigan, is a beautiful, rustic 18 hole golf course cut out for golfers of all ages and levels.
  • 1 mile(s) from Grand Haven Room Escape, Working against a ticking clock, your team must find and solve clues, riddles, and puzzles to earn your freedom from this seemingly ordinary room. Using just your brainpower and objects in the room, you have just 1 hour to make your escape!
  • 1.5 mile(s) from Wind Dancer Schooner, A double gaff-rigged schooner departs from Chinook Pier on the Grand Haven Boardwalk offering daily wind jamming sails, sunset sails and unique charters. Relax and enjoy the personal attention from the crew, or help raise the sails and participate in the fun!
  • 1 mile(s) from Benz Aviation, Benz Aviation has a unique way of showing you the Grand Haven Area by taking you up in a plane to see an amazing view!
  • 5 mile(s) from Spas, With many options to choose from, Grand Haven is optimized for your relaxation. From a simple manicure to a full day spa treatment, you're sure to find a spa that will make your Grand Haven vacation perfect! Call the hotel for details!


  • 1.5 mile(s) from Fortino's, old-world Italian gourmet grocery shopping experience, candies, coffees, cheese, wine, liquor, chocolates, breads, fresh roasted peanuts, ethnic foods, lotto.
  • 1 mile(s) from Sweet Temptations, has been serving homemade treats for more than a decade. Our small family business takes pride in combining fine ingredients, delicate craftsmanship and a high level of quality into each and every homemade treat. We guarantee that you will find instant gratification in the delightful tastes that each treat brings to your mouth.
  • 1.5 mile(s) from MACKite, from Playmobil® to semi-automatic rubber band guns, MACkite has toys and games for children of all ages, and adults that are still kids at heart. There is also has a full stock of dual line (Prism) and quad line (Revolution) stunt kites that are designed for a beginner to an advanced flier. If you are looking for boogie boards, flip flops, beach toys, or a big umbrella you’ve found the right place. MACkite is Grand Haven’s source for quality beach gear for your summer time fun!
  • 1.5 mile(s) from Down To Earth, an eclectic collection of clothing, gifts, & home decor, jewelry and clothing. Visit Down To Earth and enjoy a wonderful place for fashion and special attention for your fashion style. Become a frequent shopper and receive a special gift return on your purchases. Special Services: Ask about after hour gatherings for groups or party, and by request after hour appointment.
  • 1 mile(s) from The Bookman, is your locally owned, full service bookstore. We offer over 10,000 new books and thousands of used paperbacks. We stock a great selection of magazines newspapers and greeting cards.
  • 1.5 mile(s) from Calico Cat, is a family owned and run business, they enjoy helping define the character of your home. They carry transitional, beach and cottage decor. Stop in and have a fun visit or browse the website.
  • 1.5 mile(s) from Blueberry Haven, Tiffany Balk came up with the idea while driving home from a vacation in Canada. She wanted to send someone a gift and wondered what it should be. Why not send a gift of Michigan cherries, her husband suggested. Balk thought to herself, “Why not blueberries?” After all, southwest Michigan produces 44 percent of the blueberries on the U.S. market. A single idea led to a delicious line of products, and something that reminds every one of their West Michigan visit.
  • 1.5 mile(s) from Buffalo Bob's, We carry all major snowboarding brands such as Burton, Union, Oakley, Analog, Special Blend, SkullCandy, Anon, Spy, and much more. With new hardgoods and softgoods arriving constantly, Buffalo Bob’s is committed to carrying all of the latest tech and trends.
  • 1 mile(s) from Earth's Edge, offers clothing for men, women, and children ranging from technical outerwear to casual sportswear and travel wear. We also have a full selection for dogs...we can’t forget about our best friends! Our staff all have years of outdoor experience. Each person brings an expertise in different areas of outdoor adventure. Our love for the outdoors combined with long hours and years of retail experience offers you the opportunity to get great gear and great service from Earth’s Edge.
  • 3 mile(s) from Depot Antiques, Depot Antiques contains a constantly changing selection of: Primitives, Country Furniture, Rustic, Architectural, Garden, Nautical, Pottery, Canoes, Airplane propellers, Mantels, Signs, Military and Civil War items. They feature high quality antiques in a very pleasing, easy to find setting that allows maximum shopping pleasure.
  • 1.5 mile(s) from Borr's Shoes & Accessorie, Borr’s carries a wide assortment of styles and sizes from leading brand names and a wide array of fashionable and functional accessories, including sunglasses, socks, scarves, jewelry and handbags.
  • 8 mile(s) from The Lakes Mall, is an enclosed shopping mall serving the city of Norton Shores, Michigan. Opened in 2001, the mall features more than sixty retailers, plus a food court, in 645,677 square feet of gross leasable area.


  • 20 mile(s) from Coopersville Marne Railway
  • 40 mile(s) from Gerald R. Ford International Airport
  • 15 mile(s) from Muskegon