Undergoing $40 Million Transformation, the Inn at St. Johns is now Saint John’s Resort

Modified: August 05, 2022

DETROIT, MI (August 5, 2022) – Saint John’s Resort is currently undergoing an exciting $40M transformation that includes a renovation of their historic seminary, which has not been used in 10-plus years, to build a one-of-a-kind indoor and outdoor ballroom space for up to 2,000 people as well as the development of a 6,200 square foot outdoor Garden Pavilion that highlights the property’s natural beauty. They are also opening a two story spa, a wine bar and enhancing existing interior spaces to draw out their architectural and historic beauty alongside transforming the municipal-quality golf course into a Championship 18 hole, a Par 3 course with famous template greens and a 2 acre natural bent grass putting course. With these additions, among others, Saint John’s Resort will truly be Detroit’s destination resort!

The Garden Pavilion is 6,200 square feet and features nano glass walls that open up into a patio garden and overlook the golf course. It also has heated floors, Cathedral cedar ceilings and is a unique event space that will host wedding ceremonies on weekends and golf outings, corporate receptions and special occasions at other times.

The Monarch Ballroom is 15,000 square feet, accommodates up to 2,000 people and features a 200 foot glass wall that overlooks a spacious courtyard with casual seating, three skylights, nine large crystal chandeliers and an impressive 100 foot sky wall that separates the room into two sections. It also has an additional 13,000 square feet of event space spanning over three floors. The Monarch Ballroom is the perfect place to host extravagant weddings, galas, concerts and large corporate events.

For more information, visit The Detroit News and the Saint John’s Resort website.

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