With tourism adding a vibrant boost of energy to the city, Detroit’s Midtown hotels, inns and bed and breakfasts are experiencing a boom. Surrounded by Motor City’s cultural and nightlife hubs, the area is an ideal destination.Less
Originally built in the 1870s, the Inn at 97 Winder offers its guests a Victorian mansion aesthetic. With each room designed and restored to late 19th-century perfection, the Inn offers a variety of room options. One room consists of two stories, with a spiral staircase leading to the top floor. Another room contains vintage furniture that uses a widely colorful palette of fuchsia, baby blue and deep blue velour.
The Westin Book Cadillac is an upscale hotel that occupies a 1924 high-rise. This historic hotel has been restored to the original glamour that once was the Book Cadillac Hotel. The architecture of this century-old city building is fitting for Midtown’s urban scheme. It blends in with the surrounding high-rises, giving the Westin Book Cadillac a cosmopolitan allure. The hotel is also home to one of Midtown’s best restaurants, Roast.
Completely renovated, Detroit’s MotorCity Hotel lives up to its name with automobile decor embedded into the design. The exterior architecture – all glass windows with a massive cursive MotorCity sign – makes this hotel an icon. A grand casino, multiple music venues and bars, and a fitness center and spa are all included within the hotel’s perimeter. The rooms all follow a chic and contemporary design, without sacrificing comfort and relaxation.
The MGM Grand Detroit, located on Third Street in Midtown, offers (and encourages) a nightlife vacation. With its sleek rooms and modern-chic architecture, MGM is the destination for nights of exploring its casinos while also venturing to the surrounding neighborhoods. MGM is minutes away from daytime cultural hubs, and with its close proximity to downtown, the nightlife activities are endless. The hotel’s amenities include a fitness room and spa, steam rooms, and multiple restaurants.
Recently built, Aloft Detroit is located in the David Whitney high-rise building in the epicenter of the cultural and nightlife hubs in Detroit. With its contemporary design, Aloft Detroit’s rooms include flat-screen TVs, colorfully modern furniture and ergonomic desk chairs. Across the street from Comerica Park and the Fox Theatre, this hotel offers great access to local activities. The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit and the Detroit Institute of Arts are also just minutes away.
The Hotel St. Regis, located near Detroit’s historic Fisher Building, is a casual yet stylish hotel in a location surrounded by theatre and music. This hotel is on the border between Midtown and New Center, two up-and-coming locations in the Detroit area. Being between these two districts, Hotel St. Regis is in a prime location for seeing the best of both, including performances at the Fisher Theater or the highly regarded art exhibitions at the Detroit Institute of Arts.