Detroit

Detroit Foundation Hotel

Karl Klockars
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Why We Love It

  • This new boutique is built into Detroit's former fire department headquarters
  • The building, built in 1929, received a multimillion-dollar head-to-toe renovation
  • Local art adorns the walls; guests can borrow Detroit-made bikes to explore the city

Map & Directions

The Detroit Foundation Hotel in downtown Detroit is 25 miles from the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport; public transit from the hotel is limited, but ride-share options are available. 

Rooms & Rates

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Overview

Like many other new hotels in town, the Detroit Foundation Hotel repurposes a classic and historic building and gives it new life as a 100-room boutique hotel in the city's downtown. Lightly charred woods in the restaurant and fire-truck red doors out front remind guests of the building's former life as the fire department HQ. 

Rooms here feature Detroit-centric touches like headboards made from wood reclaimed from homes around the city; the wallpaper is printed with images of historic city architecture. Even base rooms feature plush couch seating, Serta bedding, custom-built furniture, spacious bathrooms and complimentary Wi-Fi. Guests can even schedule a visit from the hotel's tailor to make a new suit for a night on the town.

The hotel's restaurant is already earning accolades. Michigan native Thomas Lents returned home after earning two Michelin stars in Chicago, and now his Chef's Table at the Apparatus Room has already earned a James Beard Award nomination. Guests here are steps from the Cobo Center and Joe Louis Arena; the nearby People Mover can take you to other parts of downtown including Comerica Park and the Fox Theater quickly. 

Amenities

General

  • Bar
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Pet-friendly

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge service
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe in reception (fees apply)

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Mini bar
  • Safe

Internet

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

  • Valet service (fees apply)

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.

Policies

Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Pets:

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details:

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Customer Service available 24 hours

Winner: People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Customer Service

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