Guest Information

The Seasons Meeting House and its 24 guest rooms are connected to the Fetzer Institute by a short, uncovered pathway. In addition to meeting space, Seasons houses a dining room, living room, and other informal gathering spaces. Guests may access the Seasons Meeting House and Institute facilities at any time with their room keys.

Guest rooms include:

  • queen-size bed
  • clock radio with MP3 player input
  • coffee maker
  • complementary snacks and beverages
  • flashlight (in drawer next to bed)
  • hairdryer
  • mini-fridge
  • toiletries
  • umbrella
  • wifi access

Please let us know if you would like an ADA accessible room.

Laundry facilities, an iron, and ironing board are located in the lower level of the Seasons Meeting House.

The pantry in the lower level of the Meeting House is where you can replenish your room snacks and beverages and find additional food items.

We invite guests to visit and use the following areas at the Fetzer Institute:

  • Commons
  • Fitness Center
  • Guest Office
  • John Fetzer Display
  • Library
  • Meditation Room (2nd floor)
  • Walking paths throughout the grounds

Arriving and Departing : Check in at the Fetzer Institute front desk where staff will greet you and assist you to your room.

Gather at the Fetzer Institute front desk 5-10 minutes prior to your scheduled departure. Staff will be on hand to collect your room key and see you off on your shuttle. Please contact us at 269-350-3110 as soon as you learn of any changes to your departure plans.

Dress: We recommend casual dress for Seasons events and suggest layering due to Michigan’s varying temperatures. If you’d like to use our trail system, bring appropriate footwear for walking the wooded paths.

Guest Messages and Deliveries: Look on the table in the Meeting House foyer for any guest messages we receive during business hours. Outside of business hours, we will relay any non-emergency messages via guest room voice mail or the security guard. Emergency messages will be delivered immediately.

We gladly accept shipments of meeting-related materials, but regret we are not able to handle personal shipments.

Guest Office and Presentation Needs: The Guest Office (located in the lower level of the Seasons Meeting House near the elevator) contains a workstation, printer, copier, and fax machine for guest use. There are also two PC workstations guests may use inside an office at the back entrance of the Fetzer Institute.

We can support a variety of presentations, which your Fetzer contact will help you coordinate. If you are using a Mac-based platform, please bring your device and any necessary adapters/cables.

Housekeeping freshens all rooms daily. If you prefer privacy, simply indicate with your door hanger.

Meals: Our culinary staff prepares delicious meals from scratch to suit a range of dietary preferences.

Security: A security guard is on duty weekdays from 5 pm to 7 am and 24 hours a day on weekends. The guard can help you access your room if you have misplaced your key or locked yourself out. Reach the guard by calling 269-353-0538.

Transportation Between the Airport and Seasons: Your shuttle driver will meet you at the baggage claim area; the driver has your flight details and will monitor delays and schedule changes. From Seasons to the airport: we arrange transportation back to the airport approximately 90 minutes prior to your flight time. Please be at the Administration Building front desk 5-10 minutes before your scheduled shuttle. 

Travel Changes: Please notify your Hospitality coordinator directly as soon as you learn of any travel changes.

Smoking: All of our buildings are smoke-free in accordance with Michigan law. There is a designated outdoor smoking area under the covered portico next to the kitchen at Seasons. If you have questions about these restrictions, please let us know.