Detroit, known as “The Motor City,” was established in 1701 and is located in southeastern Michigan, along the Detroit River, across from Windsor, Ontario. Industry centers on Chrysler, Ford, and General Motors. Despite past city government problems and economic challenges, Detroit is working to attract tourists to its sporting events, historic architecture, and cultural venues such as Motown’s Hitsville, U.S.A. and the Henry Ford Museum.
The following five hotels are among the city’s best and offer a variety of luxurious amenities. You can find the best deals by making your discount hotel reservation online. Located at 1000 Brush Avenue, in the center of Detroit’s popular Greektown district, the Atheneum contains 174 two-room suites ranging from studio to presidential. Newly renovated, each suite is decorated with sleek, elegant furnishings in soothing earth tone colors.
Amenities include marble bathrooms, whirlpools, mini bar, 24-hour room service, and restaurant on the premises. The presidential suite offers city views, living room, serving bar, and two bedrooms.
The Greektown Casino is a short (.3 miles) drive away. The 73-story Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center is situated in downtown Detroit, at 400 Renaissance Dr., Its location within the GM Renaissance complex is close to the Riverwalk, restaurants, shopping, and public transportation.
A plus for sports fans, the Joe Louis Arena and Comerica Park are also nearby. Rooms and suites offer views, Internet, flat screen TV, luxury bedding, and valet parking. MGM Grand offers plenty of excitement with its lush, dramatic interiors, and glamorous casino. The full-service spa provides facials, massages, and mineral immersion soaks. Guest rooms such as the Executive King Room include sitting area, plush linens, soaking tub, 42-inch plasma TV, and wet bar.
Located in downtown Detroit, at 1777 Third Street, the resort is a 20-minute ride from the Metro Airport. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the renovated Westin Book Cadillac Detroit is an Italian Renaissance style building built by the Book brothers in 1924.
This 31-story hotel is located at 1114 Washington Blvd, close to cultural attractions, Ford Field, and across the border from the Windsor Casino. Opulently furnished rooms include plasma TV, accessible showers, bathrobes, ergonomic chairs, and in-room movies.
The Westin Detroit Metro Airport, at 2501 Worldgateway Place, is conveniently located in the McNamara Airport Terminal, with a private guest entrance. A variety of amenities are offered, such as in-room movies, luxury bedding, 42-inch LCD TV, and the Heavenly Shower/Bath. This hotel is 10 minutes from the Henry Ford Museum, and 20 minutes from downtown Detroit. Guests can also enjoy the indoor swimming pool, spa, gym, and restaurant on the premises.