Hotel Information

The Purchasing Department has prepared the following information regarding cost saving tips for travelers when traveling on University or personal business.

Discounts on hotel/motel room rates are available for University personnel from certain hotel/motel chain companies. The following are tips on where and how to obtain these discounts. Reference them when making plans to travel on University business. Should you have any questions, please contact Judy Lannen at (989) 774-3048.

Several hotel/motel chains offer discount programs to state, government and educational employees. The discount amount is at the discretion of the franchise owner and may not be available in certain cities or under certain hotel occupancy conditions. Some hotels/motels may not offer special discount programs for educational employees, but may have corporate rate discounts that University employees can use. Discount rates can generate a good deal of savings and are definitely worth the inquiry.

For your convenience, the toll-free (800) numbers for price inquiries and reservations of various hotel/motel chains and airlines are listed here.

To inquire about a possible discount, the University employee should do the following:

  • Indicate that he/she is employed by Central Michigan University, a state supported, non profit, educational institution.
  • Ask whether the particular hotel/motel offers a discount to educational employees as part of State or Government discounts.
  •  If the hotel/motel does not have a special discount program for educational employees, ask whether they have a corporate discount rate program that they will extend to you.

  •  When registering, you will probably be asked to prove eligibility for the educational rate or corporate rate by showing your CMU Faculty-Staff identification card.

Local Hotels (Mt Pleasant, MI)
Baymont Inns and Suites
5858 E. Pickard,
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
Phone: (989) 775-5555
Fax:    (989) 775-5566
Accommodation includes:
  • Breakfast
  • Free HBO
  • Pool
  • Whirlpool
  • Please visit Baymont's Website for more information

Best Western
5770 E Pickard Street
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
Phone: (989) 772-1101
Fax:    (989) 772-8986
Accommodation includes:
  • Complimentary Continental Breakfast
  • Indoor Pool
  • Expanded Cable with HBO
  • Lone Star Steak House
  • Refrigerator/Microwave in room
  • Free Local Phone Calls
  • Close to University and Casino

Budget Inn
1523 S. Mission,
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
Phone: (989)  773-6994
Fax:    (517) 773-1710
Accommodation includes:
  • Free Coffee
  • Free HBO
  • Attached to Budget Inn Lounge

Hampton Inn
5205 E. Pickard Rd
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
Phone: (989)  772-5500
Fax:    (989)  772-7401
Accommodation includes:
  • Complimentary Hot Breakfast
  • Free High-Speed Internet Access
  • Free Local Phone Calls and No Surcharge for Long Distance Calls
  • In-Room Movie Channels
  • Complimentary Copy of USA Today
  • Complimentary Coffee and Tea
  • Hilton Honors Loyalty Program - Earn
    Points and Miles for Free Travel
Standard Room Rates:
  • Rack Rate ( Weekday / End ):  $109
  • CMU Rate ( Weekday / End ):  $85
  • Rack Rate ( Speckal Event ):  $159
  • CMU Rate ( Special Event ):   $85

Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort
6800 Soaring Eagle Boulevard
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
Reservations: (877) 232-4532
Switchboard:  (888) 732-4537
Reservation Fax: (989) 775-5686
Accommodation includes:
  • Complimentary Valet Parking
  • Complimentary Wireless Internet Access
  • 24-hour Room Service
  • Indoor Pool and Whirlpool
  • Swim Jet Pool
  • Outdoor Whirlpool for 25
  • Fitness Center
  • Spa
  • Concierge Services
  • 3 Full Service Restaurants
  • Lounge
  • Please visit Soaring Eagles' Website for additional details on accomodation.
Standard Room Rates:
  • Rack Rate ( Weekday / End ) starting at:  $129
  • CMU Rate ( Weekday / End ):  15% off, discount available on all rooms


  • Rates are subject to change based on availability and special events.
  • Discount may not be available on all dates.
  • Advance payment required at the time reservations are made.
  • Be sure to mention this is a reservation for Central Michigan University. They will need a copy of your credit card (front and back) faxed or emailed to them upon the initial reservation.


1200 S. Franklin St • Mount Pleasant, Mich. 48859
Phone: 989-774-4000

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