Are you feeling the mid-winter blues and want to get away without actually leaving town? A change of scenery may be nice.
A local staycation in Detroit is a great way to get out of the house and give yourself that mini-vacation you have earned the last couple of months. The perks? You don’t have to travel far to get away and you can support small businesses in Detroit.
Explore Detroit (safety of course) and book a weekend getaway at these local Detroit hotels:
DETROIT FOUNDATION HOTEL
The Detroit Foundation hotel is conveniently located near many Detroit attractions such as the TCF Center, Ford Field, Theatre Caesars Arena, Comerica Park, Fox Theatre, Fisher Theatre and more (check websites for COVID-19 restrictions and hours of operation)! The Detroit Foundation features several suite types ranging from Junior Suites to the Commissioner’s Suite affectionately named as this hallowed space was once the Commissioner’s Office in the 1930’s. Reservations can be made here.
DETROIT MARRIOTT AT THE RENAISSANCE CENTER
The Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center offers unparalleled views of the Detroit River and Canada, as the hotel is located downtown along the River Walk. The hotel boasts a contemporary design, newly renovated modern lobby and Fuell restaurant. At the hotel, guests can visit the Motor City Pantry for Chef’s full carry-out menu and sundries for your convenience. Click here to make a reservation.
MGM GRAND DETROIT
Add extra fun to your staycation by visiting MGM Grand Detroit and heading to the casino! With over 1,500 slots and video poker machines are available, including table games, our Poker room, and the BetMGM Sportsbook, the MGM Grand will be the perfect place to escape close to home. Currently, the hotel restaurants and bars are open for guests to enjoy dining and beverage service daily until 10pm, following COVID-19 guidelines. Click here to make reservations.
MOTOR CITY CASINO HOTEL
Support local and take it to the next level. MotorCity Casino Hotel is Detroit’s only locally-owned and operated casino. The city’s most innovative entertainment venue offers fine and casual dining and world-class gaming. From music, dancing, sports and drinks, this hotel prides itself in offering pretty much everything that makes life worth living. Click here to make a reservation.
THE SHINOLA HOTEL
Defined by a timeless sense of style, approachable service, and an obsession with quality craftsmanship, The Shinola luxury hotel is meant for living and sharing in good times with great company and allows guests to discover the true spirit of Detroit. While at the hotel, guests can enjoy a diverse array of culinary experiences, indulge in a classic cocktail in the Living Room or Evening Bar, taste the authentic Southern Italian dishes at San Morello, or try the brews and Detroit-style fried chicken at The Brakeman and Penny Red’s. For those who do not want to dine-out, dine-in!
The hotel is perfect for a staycation as it offers full-service in-room dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner, while also offering a complete list of cocktails, wine and craft beers.
Click here to book a reservation.
THE SIREN HOTEL
The Siren Hotel occupies the former Wurlitzer Building, a well-known Detroit landmark and is part of the ongoing downtown Detroit renaissance in the heart of Detroit, near Comerica Park and Ford Field. The classic hotel offers 106 rooms across five categories including eight penthouse floor lofted suites. The Siren’s Candy Bar has recently reopened for service and excited to serve Detroiters. Currently, the bar is accepting reservations via Resy. Click here to learn more and book a room.
ATHENEUM SUITE HOTEL
Located in Greektown, the Atheneum Suite Hotel offers an experience different than anything else in Detroit. With beautiful paintings of Greek mythological figures, you’ll feel as if you have been transported to Greece and far, far away from Detroit. Each suite offers traditional décor with Modern Greek flair, fantastic city views and marble bathrooms with deep soaking tubs or whirlpools, perfect for relaxation and that getaway everyone needs right now. Click here to make a reservation.
WESTIN BOOK CADILLAC DETROIT
According to the website, The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit has been meticulously restored to its original grandeur and stands as a proud example of a revitalized downtown Detroit. From the ornamental hotel facade and architectural elements of luxury ballrooms to spacious and gracefully imagined accommodations, The Westin Book Cadillac hotel takes you back to a bygone era. Staycation guests can enjoy dining options at the hotel, including hearty breakfast fare at The Boulevard Room and succulent steak dinners at Michael Symon’s ROAST. Click here for more information and to book a reservation.