Downtown Detroit Hotel Guide

January 9, 2018  |   Story by Heidi Tiano  |   Photos by Aloft, The Atheneum, Trumbull & Porter

There’s too much going on in Detroit to make it a day trip. Whether you need to lay your head down after a night in the city or need a unique space for an upcoming event, our guide to Detroit Hotels will help point you in the right direction.

Boutique Hotels in Downtown Detroit:

  • Detroit Foundation Hotel: Located inside the former Detroit Fire Department Headquarters near Cobo Center, it embodies the city’s Renaissance with a contrast of old and new.
  • Trumball and Porter Hotel: One of the newest and most unique boutique hotels in the city, its located in the popular Corktown neighborhood.
  • The Inn on Ferry Street: Stay in a restored Victorian mansion or carriage house near the city’s cultural, medical and educational districts.

Historic Detroit Hotels:

  • Westin Book Cadillac Hotel: Located downtown, it was restored to its 1924 splendor and is now one of the city’s premier hotels.
  •  Aloft Detroit at The David Whitney: The historic David Whitney Building near Grand Circus Park is situated right in the heart of the city.
  • El Moore Lodge: Touted as “urban sustainable lodging”, its located in a vibrant residential community in the Cass Corridor.

Local Favorite:

  • Atheneum Suite Hotel: Newly renovated with modern Greek flair, its Greektown location makes it a popular choice.

Detroit Casino Hotels:

  • MGM Grand Detroit: Ultra-chic, resort-style accommodations with on-site gambling and gaming in the downtown district.
  • MotorCity Casino Hotel: Elegant and luxurious accommodations attached to the MotorCity Casino, located downtown.
  • Greektown Casino-Hotel: Located in the Greektown district with plenty of rooms and great views.

Business or Conference Hotels in Detroit:


Be sure to check out all of metro Detroit’s hotels.

Mentioned Attractions And Venues
  1. Detroit Foundation Hotel
    250 W. Larned St., Detroit, MI 48226313-915-4422 Highlight on map | More Details
  2. Trumbull & Porter
    1331 Trumbull Ave., Detroit, MI 48216313-496-1400 Highlight on map | More Details
  3. The Inn on Ferry Street
    84 E. Ferry St., Detroit, MI 48202313-871-6000 Highlight on map | More Details
  4. The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit
    1114 Washington Blvd., Detroit, MI 48226313-442-1600 Highlight on map | More Details
  5. Aloft Detroit at The David Whitney
    One Park Ave., Detroit, MI 48226313-237-1700 Highlight on map | More Details
  6. The El Moore Lodge
    624 W. Alexandrine St., Detroit, MI 48202313-924-4374 Highlight on map | More Details
  7. The Atheneum Suite Hotel & Conference Center
    1000 Brush St., Detroit, MI 48226313-962-2323 Highlight on map | More Details
  8. MGM Grand Detroit
    1777 Third Ave., Detroit, MI 48226313-465-1777 Highlight on map | More Details
  9. MotorCity Casino Hotel
    2901 Grand River Ave., Detroit, MI 48202866-782-9622 Highlight on map | More Details
  10. Greektown Casino-Hotel
    1200 St. Antoine St., Detroit, MI 48226313-223-2999 Highlight on map | More Details
  11. Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center
    400 Renaissance Center, Detroit, MI 48243313-568-8000 Highlight on map | More Details
  12. Crowne Plaza - Detroit Downtown Riverfront
    2 Washington Blvd., Detroit, MI 48226313-965-0200 Highlight on map | More Details
  13. DoubleTree Suites by Hilton - Detroit Downtown
    525 W. Lafayette Blvd., Detroit, MI 48226313-963-5600 Highlight on map | More Details