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The English Inn

677 S. Michigan Rd.
Eaton Rapids, MI 48827
Phone: (517) 663-2500  |  Phone: (800) 858-0598
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1927 Tudor mansion, 120-seat fine dining restaurant, award-winning wine list, plus 18 overnight rooms. Banquet and convention facilities up to 200+ people.

This establishment welcomes athletes, families and officials.

Business Continuity
  • Credit Cards Accepted:
    • MC, V, AE, DIS
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  • Directions: FROM NORTH: 127 South to 96 West. Take 96 West to Logan St./Eaton Rapids/M99 (Exit 101). Turn left (south) on M99. Go approximately 8 miles. Just before you get into Eaton Rapids, Inn will be on the lefthand side (east). FROM EAST: 96 West to Logan St./Eaton Rapids/M99 (Exit 101). Turn left (south) on M99. Go approximately 8 miles. Just before you get into Eaton Rapids, Inn will be on the lefthand side (east). FROM SOUTH: M99 North through Eaton Rapids (approximately 4 miles). Inn will be on the righthand side (east). FROM WEST: 96 East to Logan St./M99/Eaton Rapids (Exit 101). Turn right (south) on M99. Go approximately 8 miles. Just before you get into Eaton Rapids, Inn will be on the lefthand side (east).
  • Hours of Operation: Open Mon.–Fri. lunch 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m., Mon.–Sat. dinner 5 p.m., Sun. 1 p.m., Thu.–Sat. pianist. Open year round, with the exception of Christmas and New Years Day.
  • # of Rooms: 20
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  • Cancellation Policy : 7 days prior
  • Check-In Time: 3:00 pm
  • Check-Out Time: 11:00 am
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  • Year Built: 1927
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  • Average Dinner Price ($ = <$15, $$ = >$15): $$
  • Restaurant Seating: 125
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Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Description The Devonshire Room: Originally the formal drawing room for the estate’s owners, the Devonshire room remains the ultimate in understated elegance. The original Honduran mahogany paneled walls surround the estate’s grand black marble fireplace; the sophisticated ambiance makes the Devonshire the most popular backdrop for a large gathering of friends and family. Antique furniture and a baby grand piano complete this lovely location. The spacious room has the capacity to seat fifty guests comfortably. Room Charge $175.00 The Thames Room: Three walls of leaded windows that overlook our formal gardens and the Grand River make this dining room an inviting setting. The bright and airy Thames room also has a fireplace and the capacity to seat twenty-four guests. Room Charge $100.00 The Oxford Room: Located on the garden level of the English Inn, the Oxford room features a stone fireplace, a terrazzo floor and views of the river, terrace and gardens. It is perfect for entertaining smaller parties and will accommodate up to sixteen guests. Room Charge $75.00 The Midford Room: The original estate’s dining room, the Midford is situated so guests can enjoy views directly overlooking the formal gardens. The Midford room can accommodate up to thirty-two guests. Room Charge $75.00 Medovue Hall: Our latest addition to The English Inn is a stunningly beautiful banquet facility and among the finest in Lansing event venues. Medovue Hall named after the original estate built by Irving and Janet Rueter in 1927. From the marble foyer in the grand entrance to Medovue Hall to the elegant fixtures and furnishings, you will find this to be a unique and charming facility. The ballroom boasts two large chandeliers and numerous sconces that accent the walls. Mirrors, tapestries and artwork intertwine with huge arched windows that frame views of the sixteen acre estate. Medovue Hall features a large outdoor patio and has a dance floor available for your event to add to the festivities. Although able to accommodate 200 guests, Medovue is also a comfortable and warm venue for 50 to 75 guests. Room Charge $500.00, Ballroom Only $300.00, Lower level $200.00
  • Largest Room 200
  • Total Sq. Ft. 54900
  • Reception Capacity 200
  • Outdoor Venue true
  • Villas 9
  • Banquet Capacity 200
  • Number of Rooms 5
  • Sleeping Rooms 18
Devonshire Room
  • Banquet Capacity: 50
The Thames Room
  • Banquet Capacity: 24
The Oxford Room
  • Banquet Capacity: 16
The Midford Room
  • Banquet Capacity: 32
Medovue Hall
  • Banquet Capacity: 75
  • Reception Capacity: 200