Best Western Valley Plaza Inn

5221 Bay City Road, Midland, MI 48642-6351
Phone: +1 989-496-2700   |   Fax: 989/496-9233   |   151 Rooms
Check Out Time: 12:00 PM   |   Check In: 4:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

This Midland, Michigan hotel is conveniently located in Central Michigan and offers the closest lodging to Dow® Chemical and Dow Corning Corporation headquarters.

The Best Western Valley Plaza Inn, located in Midland, is situated minutes from a variety of recreational activities and local universities. Hotel guests will also be close to Dow Gardens, Civic arena, roller skating rink, Midland Center for the Arts and the Midland City Forest.

The hotel offers well-appointed guest rooms equipped with cable satellite television and wireless high-speed Internet access. Our king suites are complete with microwave, refrigerator, sofa seating area with coffee tables, television and dining table that seats up to six. Hotel amenities include a complimentary full breakfast with two hot items daily, two indoor pools, hot tub, steam room, complete fitness center and meeting space to accommodate up to 1500 guests.

Guests can dine at our very own Market Place snack bar or enjoy dinner or cocktails at Gimmicks an on-site restaurant located walking distance from our hotel. Families can also enjoy bowling, laser maze, bumper cars, arcade and indoor putt-putt golf course also located at Gimmicks.

Don't miss out on enjoying some summer fun at our sandy beach and three acre lake, shoot some hoops at our basketball court, have fun playing volley ball, horse shoes and grill out on our grill located by our beach and picnic area and playground.

The helpful staff at the Best Western Valley Plaza Inn is waiting to ensure a comfortable stay. Make an reservation today at this Midland hotel.

Guests must be 21 years of age or older to check in at the Best Western Valley Plaza Inn. This hotel is 100% smoke-free.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • 100% non-smoking, including public areas
  • Cocktail lounge
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Gift shop or newsstand
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice and coffee, offered daily.
  • Indoor pool
  • Hot tub, whirlpool
  • Steam room
  • Ballroom
  • Basketball
  • Bowling and billiards center
  • Game rooms
  • Exercise facility Open from 6:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Hours vary on the weekend.
  • Children's activities
  • Playground
  • Fishing
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Express check out
  • Porterage/bell service
  • Tanning beds, Located in the Four Seasons Health Club
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Safe deposit box, In-room safe, $1.50 daily charge
  • Elevator
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Free parking
  • Meeting facilities
  • Conference services
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy services
  • Catering
  • Courier
  • Volleyball seasonal availability
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Inter/Exter corridor
  • Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center
  • Putt-putt golf
  • Bowling
  • High-speed Internet access
  • 24-hour security

Best Western Valley Plaza Inn

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Conveniently located, the best western valley plaza inn in Midland, Michigan is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 43.605735  /  Latitude: -84.164405


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: All directions. The Best Western Valley Plaza Inn is located in Midland, Michigan in the central portion of the state, a short distance from Interstate 75.

From: Interstate 75. Take Exit 162 B and then travel on US Highway 10 West to Bay City Road Exit. Turn left to the Best Western Valley Plaza Inn.

From: US Highway 10. Take the Bay City Road Exit from the east or westbound lanes. Turn left to the Best Western Valley Plaza Inn.

Best Western Valley Plaza Inn

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Central Michigan University

Charles V. Park Library

Charles V. Park Library at CMU

Offering a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate education in its namesake central Michigan region, Central Michigan University is one of the state's largest universities.

Over 28,000 students are enrolled in one of the 200 academic programs – students work towards bachelor's, master's, specialist, and doctoral degrees.

The university is a prominent landmark in Mount Pleasant and its sports team are a major cultural draw for the region.

Cheer on the Central Michigan Chippewas as they compete in sixteen sports, including baseball, basketball, football, and swimming and diving. Other student activities include intramural sports, school newspapers, and Greek life.

Ferris State University

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See the Campus at Ferris State University

Plan your next trip to Michigan. Big Rapids' Ferris State University, located west of Midland, is one of central Michigan's largest university.

The school enrolls over 14,500 students and offers 2-year degrees, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees from one of the school's eight academic colleges – over 180 undergraduate and graduate majors are available to prospective students.

There is also a wealth of extracurricular life at the university. Ferris State competes as the crimson and gold Bulldogs, and sports events are popular in the area.

Catch the basketball, cross country, golf, and ice hockey teams in action at one of the university's various venues.

General Motors Flint Assembly Plant

Michigan's mark on the auto industry is indelible. Visit the General Motors Flint Assembly Plant for a look at how and why. Visitors are allowed to walk through the assembly and production line of three types of GM trucks. The 90-minute tour begins at 9 a.m. or 1 p.m., so plan accordingly upon scheduling your tour reservation.

Enjoy a stay in Midland, approximately 50 miles north of Flint. While in Northern Michigan, enjoy the peaceful surroundings in the City Park and Dow Gardens. There are many ways to experience the history of Michigan and the auto sector – visit this excellent museum on your next stay.

Saginaw Valley State University

Located in the middle of Michigan's lower peninsula, near Midland, Saginaw Valley State University enrolls over 10,200 students. Offering over 90 programs of study, the central Michigan campus is divided into four colleges: the College of Arts and Behavioral Sciences, the College of Business and Management, the College of Health and Human Services, and the College of Science, Engineering, and Technology.

Represented as the red and blue Cardinals, the university's athletics are a major draw for the region - its team play in baseball, basketball, bowling, cross country, football, soccer, golf, and others.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 0.10 mile(s) from Great Hall and Convention
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Midland Civic Arena, ice rink
  • 3.00 mile(s) from city center
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Alden Dow Home and Studio
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Dow Gardens
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Midland Center for the Arts/Hall
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Chippewa Nature Center
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Midland City Forest
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Dow Diamond, Home of the Great Lakes Loons, Single A Minor League Baseball affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers
  • 37.00 mile(s) from Frankenmuth
  • 6 mile(s) from Midland Mall
  • 37 mile(s) from Frankenmuth, Home of Bronner's Christmas Wonderland and many specialty shops
  • 39 mile(s) from Birch Run, Prime Outlets Shopping Center

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Indoor pool
  • Steam room
  • Playground
  • Fishing
  • 0 mile(s) from RV Park
  • 0.5 mile(s) from Midland Civic Arena
  • 5 mile(s) from Midland Soccer Field
  • 5 mile(s) from Midland Softball Field
  • 5 mile(s) from Midland Tennis Complex
  • 5 mile(s) from Currie Golf Course
  • 25 mile(s) from Mt. Pleasant Casino

Nearby Restaurants

  • Gimmicks Restaurant, on premises, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • MarketPlace, on premises, Snack Bar, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Snack bar located in the Best Western lobby. Serves sandwiches, snacks, ice cream and beverages.

Best Western Valley Plaza Inn

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