10 Enchanting and Unique Hotels in Detroit for a Weekend Getaway

Enchanting and Unique Hotels in Detroit for the perfect weekend getaway. Detroit (The Motor City) has gone through some tough times, but with new districts being built and old districts now up and coming – you would never guess. The largest city in the midwestern state of Michigan is now catching the interest of young city trippers looking to explore its remarkable neighborhoods and impressive art scene. Where to stay in Detroit can be a difficult decision to make if you’re not familiar with the city. Let this local help guide you to the most enchanting and unique hotels in Detroit for your stay or weekend getaway.

While you’re visiting the city head to the Art Ally in Detroit public space and admire the murals and installations by local, national, and international artists. Street art murals can be found in ally ways, on the back of buildings, and throughout the city. Hip Corktown has seen many new restaurants pop up on its streets, explore Downtown for more popular attractions and then stay in one of their chic hotels. From glamourous and historical boutiques to fun, modern and luxurious, here are 10 enchanting and unique hotels in Detroit.

10 Enchanting and Unique Hotels in Detroit for a Weekend Getaway

Top 10 Unique Hotels in Detroit

Considered a major cultural center, the hotels in downtown Detroit can fill up quickly during sports games, theatre showings, and local events. The city is known for its contributions to music and art, design, and architecture, along with its historical automotive background so there are plenty of things to do during your stay at one of these enchanting hotels in Detroit.

If this is your first visit to Detroit or you’re short on time, setting up your base in the downtown area will put you right in the center of everything. Downtown is where you’ll find some of Detroit’s best historic hotels. You’ll also be able to walk to most of the restaurants, museums, and sports stadiums. 

1. The Siren Hotel boutique hotel located in the entertainment district set in the 1926 art deco Wurlitzer Building

Breakfast available

Bar & Lounge

Parking available

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dog friendly

smoke-free property

Tastefully decorated and full of character, The Siren is a unique hotel in Detroit that is sure to leave a lasting impression. Centrally located in Downtown Detroit within the entertainment district, all the best things to do are just steps away.

To book, check prices or availability for The Siren Hotel

2. MotorCity Casino Hotel – new and updated incorporating an old Wonder Bread company building.

Breakfast available

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CASINO

Located in North Corktown MotorCity Casino Hotel is a trendy luxury hotel that brings the best of Detroit to your doorstep.  The hotel boasts a conference, banquet hall, live performance venues, ballroom, and hotel meeting concept all while adjoining the MotorCity Casino. The hotel was designed by renowned automotive designer Chip Foose and is Detroit’s only locally-owned and operated casino. Motor vehicle history and Detroit go hand in hand, as you’ll learn on a fun tour of the cities National Heritage Area while driving around in a vintage car.

To book, check prices for MotorCity Casino Hotel

3. The Inn at 97 Winder – enchanting and whimsical like a fairytale castle fit for a queen

Breakfast included

Parking available

SPA

smoke-free property

This historic mansion in Brush Park is on the National Register of Historic Places and oh. my. gawd. the place is just, BEAUTIFUL. Each room is uniquely designed for what seems to be royalty. So you’re sure to feel like a queen atop her thrown rather than just another stay in a hotel. In the summer months, there’s a lovely garden outside to enjoy a nice picnic lunch.

4. Detroit Foundation Hotel – downtown Detroit trendy industrial-chic hotel set in the city’s 1929 fire department headquarters

Bar and lounge

valet ParkinG

SMOKE-FREE PROPERTY

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pets Allowed

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Detroit Foundation Hotel in the entertainment district is within walking distance of all that’s going on in the D. Fox Theatre, Detroit Opera House, Masonic Temple, Ford Field, and Little Caesars Arena.

This hotel in Detroit is all about spreading Detroit’s spirit, art, and culture. The enchantingly decorated room feature products and decor from local companies and artists, including iron-welded door handles from Smith Shop, leather trays from Douglas & Co., wallpaper from the Detroit Wallpaper Co., and minibars stocked with local brews and snacks.

5. Shinola Detroit – combines old Detroit architecture with contemporary design a boutique hotel in the historic downtown district of Woodward

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The Shinola Hotel is one of the best hotels to stay in Detroit if you enjoy shopping. Specially-curated shops, that offer a mix of global and local brands along with a large variety of local restaurants that line Woodward as you step outside of the hotel.

Parker’s Alley

Parker’s Alley is a vibrant art and music-filled dining destination perfect for travelers that like to hang out where Detroiters eat and shop.

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10 Enchanting and Unique Hotels in Detroit for a Weekend Getaway
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13 comments

  1. Wow these hotela looks amazing! I cannot wait to book onrme of them for a romantic weekend with my fiancé.
    Thank you for this great list.

  2. Oh I love staying at unique accommodation when we travel and these hotels in Detroit look so dreamy! I’d especially love to stay at The Siren hotel – it looks so unique! Thanks for the great guide!

  3. It’s hard to pick a favorite but Westin Book Cadillac and Aloft Detroit look truly stunning! great job sharing this article!

  4. Love posts like this! I didn’t know about any of these spots when we stayed in Detroit years ago..filing this list away for a future visit.. some great design and architecture.

  5. I wanna go to Detroit! It’s one of the only major American cities I haven’t experienced yet! Staying at any of these hotels would be super neat!

  6. Wow, there are so many unique and intriguing hotels in Detroit. I didn’t know Detroit had casinos too. Thanks for the great list.

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