The Leonard at Logan House Bed and Breakfast provides an alternative to hotel lodging in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The house has stood in the Heritage Hill neighborhood of historic homes since 1914. It was built to serve as the home of Harry C. Leonard, a manufacturing executive.
Now, as a luxury historic bed and breakfast, guests enjoy comfortable beds, gracious rooms with private baths, hot gourmet buffet breakfasts, and modern conveniences during their stay in this turn-of-the-century mansion.
Whether you’re in town for business or pleasure, the Leonard at Logan House Bed and Breakfast will exceed your expectations while filling you with fond memories. We are steps away from bustling boutiques, eateries, breweries, and cultural events.
Come and see for yourself. Step into history and stay awhile.
Unique experiences at the Leonard at Logan House
Here in “Beer City USA” -- Grand Rapids -- The Leonard at Logan House Bed and Breakfast is close to more than 30 craft breweries, including the famous Founders, which is the home of Founders Breakfast Stout, voted number one by its fans. Another brewery, HopCat, was voted both the #1 brewpub in the U.S. and the third best beer on earth. Five breweries are within easy walking distance from the house, including Brewery Vivant, Elk Brewing Company, Harmony Brewing Company, Founders, and Grand Rapids Brewing Company. Founders Brewing Company and the Knickerbocker are among several breweries that feature live music every weekend.
Known for its breweries, festivals, concerts, locally-owned eateries and museums, Grand Rapids is a cool city. Downtown is just a few blocks away from the Leonard at Logan Bed and Breakfast, with more than 90 restaurants and clubs, such as the Tavern on the Square and The Eve at The B.O.B. (short for Big Old Building). Grand Rapids is a town where you can stroll from pub to pub... from dinner at the elegant Chop House to a nightcap at Mojo’s Dueling Piano Bar & Restaurant in two minutes flat after enjoying an afternoon at the Art Museum or the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, all within a few blocks. If you don’t want to worry about parking, a taxi or an Uber can whisk you to downtown and back to the Leonard at Logan House Bed and Breakfast for about $5 each way.
The Leonard at Logan House Bed and Breakfast is located in one of the largest urban historic districts in the USA, called Heritage Hill. The historic district is bound by Crescent Street, Union Avenue, Pleasant Street, and Lafayette Avenue. The bed and breakfast itself is an historical Edwardian English mansion built in 1914 for Charles H. Leonard, who invented the Leonard Cleanable Refrigerator.
We have many pieces of history from the Leonard family in the house including two original Leonard Cleanable refrigerators. Our entire neighborhood is a treat to walk through if you like historical architecture. Two Frank Lloyd Wright houses surround us. One of them is the Meyer May House. You can tour this house for free on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays. If you are interested in beautiful architecture or historic charm, then you found the right place!
During fall, many fun activities and places to visit are located near The Leonard at Logan Bed & Breakfast. We have some great orchards and cider mills, including: Robinettes Apple Haus and Winery, Klackles Apple Orchard, Post Family Farm, Moelker Orchards and Farm Market, Wells Orchard, and Heidi's Farmstand and Bakery. Haunted houses, corn mazes, and activities abounding, including The Haunt, Forest of Fear, Witches of New Salem, Moonlight Manor and more. You can stroll through Grand Rapid’s many beautiful parks and view the changing leaves. One of our most popular fall events is Art Prize where art covers the streets, buildings, and venues throughout downtown Grand Rapids. Art Prize now alternates every other year with public exhibitions of the work of a few selected artists.
While Grand Rapids has city life, it has winter fun too! Winter ski hills and skating ranks are located within minutes of The Leonard at Logan Bed & Breakfast. Come ice skate in the beautiful Rosa Parks Circle that is surrounded by shimmering Christmas lights and city views. Then go skiing/snowboarding/tubing at Cannonsburg Ski Area, only 20 minutes away. Abundant trails in and around Grand Rapids invite snow shoeing and cross-country skiing.
Grand Rapids is a beautiful city with the Grand River flowing right through it. You can find many places to fish nearby. Grand Rapids even has a Fish Ladder which is a man-made structure that allows the migrating fish to jump around the dam. Reeds Lake is 10 minutes away from the Leonard at Logan Bed & Breakfast with a public launch to bring your boat or paddle board on the lake. Lake Michigan is only 30 minutes away. Cute lake Michigan beachtowns close by include Grand Haven, Holland, and Saugatuck that allow fantastic day trips in all four seasons.