New and Reimagined Detroit Hotels

May 1, 2017  

Metro Detroit currently has approximately 36,000 available hotel rooms that are competitively priced and full of amenities. Around 5,000 of these hotel rooms are downtown.

Aloft Detroit at the David Whitney

Aloft Hotel architecture

Lobby of the Aloft Hotel in the David Whitney Building. Photo by Dan Fuoco

The iconic David Whitney building rises to a new occasion as floors one through nine are repurposed for the Aloft Detroit. Elegant and modern with 136 guest rooms and plentiful meeting space.

Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center

A $30 million renovation transformed this 70-floor hotel. Guest rooms number 1,246 with 52 suites. Offers 100,000 square feet of event space.

Detroit’s Wurlitzer Building

The historic 14-story Wurlitzer Building is being transformed into a 100-room hotel, opening in 2018. The downtown structure, built in 1926, is receiving a $20 million makeover.

The District Detroit Hotel – Opening date and official name TBD

Located at Woodward Avenue and I-75, plans are in the works for a 350-room hotel is part of the larger The District Detroit project. Near the Little Caesars Arena, the new home to the Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Pistons. Planned opening in 2019.

Element Detroit

Foundation Hotel bar lights drinks

Apparatus Room (lobby bar) in the Foundation Hotel. Photo by @cassbrazil

Opening July 2018, this 110-room hotel will take over Detroit’s long-vacant Metropolitan Building as part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide’s Element Hotels brand.

Foundation Hotel

Once the historic Detroit Fire Department headquarters, this 100-room independent hotel opened May of 2017. Guest can enjoy an authentic Detroit experience thanks to a unique partnership with two-starred Michelin chef Thomas Lents and local distillers, brewers, farmers and other edible sundry purveyors.

Hyatt Place Detroit Novi

Attached to the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi. This hotel has 124 rooms and two suites. An expansion at Suburban Collection Showplace adds another 200,000 square feet of meeting space to the complex in spring 2018.

Shinola Hotel

Expected to open in late 2018, this downtown boutique hotel was once an early 20th century retail building. The hotel will offer 130 rooms on floors two through eight, along with a mix of retail and dining on the first floor as well as available meeting space.

Trumbull & Porter

This hip hotel is a short distance from historic Corktown’s restaurants, shops and clubs, and just minutes from Comerica Park, Ford Field, Cobo Center, Greektown and many more Detroit landmarks.

West Elm Hotel

Furniture and home décor retailer West Elm will open the West Elm Hotel in Detroit’s Midtown in 2018. The 120-room boutique hotel and West Elm store is part of a larger development that will include housing and additional retail space.


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Mentioned Attractions And Venues
  1. Aloft Detroit at The David Whitney
    One Park Ave., Detroit, MI 48226313-237-1700 Highlight on map | More Details
  2. Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center
    400 Renaissance Center, Detroit, MI 48243313-568-8000 Highlight on map | More Details
  3. Detroit Foundation Hotel
    250 W. Larned St., Detroit, MI 48226313-915-4422 Highlight on map | More Details
  4. Hyatt Place Detroit Novi at the Suburban Collection Showplace
    46080 Grand River Ave., Novi, MI 48374248-513-4111 Highlight on map | More Details
  5. Trumbull & Porter
    1331 Trumbull Ave., Detroit, MI 48216313-496-1400 Highlight on map | More Details
  6. Top of the Pontch
    2 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226, United States313-782-4313 Highlight on map | More Details