Skip the Cab: Walk These Short Distances From Hotels to Cobo Center

August 1, 2016  |   Story by Michelle Fusco  |   Photos by Crowne Plaza Detroit Downtown Riverfront, Aloft Detroit at David Whitney

So Close!

You can’t get closer to Cobo than the Crowne Plaza Detroit Downtown Riverfront hotel. This 361-room hotel is adjacent to Cobo Center and offers 10,800 square feet of meeting space, a restaurant, lounge, pool and health club.

 

Just Down the Street: 5 Minute Walk

(.3 miles)
Doubletree Suites by Hilton Downtown Detroit 203 spacious suites, two ballrooms and 22,000 square feet of conference space are just down the street from Cobo.

(.3 miles)
Holiday Inn Express & Suites-Downtown Detroit A great location with 240 rooms, including 48 kitchenette suites, an indoor heated pool, fitness center, business center and complimentary continental breakfast.

 

Hop, Skip and a Jump: 8-10 Minute Walk

(.4 miles)
Courtyard by Marriott Detroit Downtown The Courtyard, which connects to the GM Renaissance Center and People Mover, boasts 260 newly renovated guest rooms and nearly 7,000 square feet of meeting space, a fitness center, indoor pool and spa.

(.4 miles)
Westin Book Cadillac Detroit A $200 million restoration culminated in 453 luxury rooms, upscale dining, glitzy ballrooms and 30,000 square feet of meeting space at this standout property.

(.5 miles)
Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center The tallest hotel in North America with floor to ceiling windows and incredible views is situated on the magnificent Detroit International RiverWalk. With 1,298 rooms overlooking the Detroit River and Windsor, Ontario skyline and 100,000 square feet of meeting space, the Detroit Marriott Ren Cen is typically the headquarters hotel for larger conventions. Bonus: You have direct access to the People Mover.

 

Short Stroll: 15-20 Minute Walk

(.6 miles)
Aloft Detroit at the David Whitney Located in the newly renovated historic David Whitney Building, Aloft Detroit is equipped with 136 guest rooms, meeting space, and high tech decor.

(.6 miles)
Atheneum Suite Hotel & Conference Center This is a newly renovated, 174 all-suite hotel in the heart of Greektown/Detroit with 26,000 square feet of banquet space and state-of-the-art audio visual capabilities. Adjacent to a Detroit People Mover stop (an elevated monorail that connects downtown hotels and attractions), Greektown Casino, restaurants, nightclubs and a short walk to Detroit’s stadium district.

(.7 miles)
Greektown Casino-Hotel 400 guestrooms and suites and 20,000 square feet of convention and banquet space are housed in a 30-story hotel located in the heart of Greektown, with casino gaming, several nearby restaurants, entertainment and Detroit People Mover access.

(.7 miles)
Hilton Garden Inn Detroit Downtown Includes 198 well-equipped guestrooms, 3,450 square feet of meeting and banquet space, indoor pool/whirlpool and a fitness center.

(.8 miles)
MGM Grand Detroit Casino Hotel This resort-style hotel offers restaurants, spas, gaming and 30,000 square feet of meeting space.

Note: Walking distance of course depends on how fast of a walker you are. Our estimates here are based on Google Maps and a leisurely pace of approximately three miles per hour.

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Mentioned Attractions And Venues
  1. DoubleTree Suites by Hilton - Detroit Downtown
    525 W. Lafayette Blvd., Detroit, MI 48226313-963-5600Highlight on map | More Details
  2. Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Detroit Downtown
    1020 Washington Blvd., Detroit, MI 48226313-887-7000Highlight on map | More Details
  3. Courtyard by Marriott - Detroit Downtown
    333 E. Jefferson Ave., Detroit, MI 48226313-222-7700Highlight on map | More Details
  4. The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit
    1114 Washington Blvd., Detroit, MI 48226313-442-1600Highlight on map | More Details
  5. Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center
    400 GM Renaissance Center, Detroit, MI 48243313-568-8000Highlight on map | More Details
  6. Aloft Detroit at The David Whitney
    One Park Ave., Detroit, MI 48226313-237-1700Highlight on map | More Details
  7. The Atheneum Suite Hotel & Conference Center
    1000 Brush St., Detroit, MI 48226313-962-2323Highlight on map | More Details
  8. Greektown Casino-Hotel
    1200 St. Antoine St., Detroit, MI 48226313-223-2999Highlight on map | More Details
  9. Hilton Garden Inn - Detroit Downtown
    351 Gratiot Ave., Detroit, MI 48226313-967-0900Highlight on map | More Details
  10. MGM Grand Detroit
    1777 Third Ave., Detroit, MI 48226877-888-2121Highlight on map | More Details