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Detroit Foundation Hotel

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Traveler (137)
Room & Suite (56)
Dining (19)
Ratings and reviews
Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good8%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“fire station”(21 reviews)
“old firehouse”(11 reviews)
“fire department”(11 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Room Service
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4 Star Hotel
Detroit Foundation Hotel combines communal, industrial, and luxury design to transform Detroit’s former Fire Department headquarters (built in 1929) into a 100-room hotel. With spaces designed for socializing, creating, eating, drinking, and relaxing, we will bring together world...
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Location and contact
250 W Larned St, Detroit, MI 48226-4469
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9.2 km to Windsor Airport
82 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
0.3 km from Detroit Downtown
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All reviewsfire stationold firehousefire departmentfire houseroom restaurantcool hotelunique hotelcool vibejunior suitei highly recommend this hotelawesome hotelhistoric buildingconvention centercomfortable bedcobo hallwould definitely stay here againmini bar
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

From the moment you walk in you'll be struck by the industrial artsy feel. Local art adorns the walls throughout. The building was the city firehouse so has very high ceilings and exposed piping. If you sit at the bar and turn towards the street,...More

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Hotel's Favorite
Reviewed 7 May 2018

This hotel hardly needs another 5 star review but it deserves it. Wow. It is not an exaggeration to say that it is worth visiting Detroit just to stay at this excellent hotel. The architecture, service, rooms, vibe, art, bedding/towels/, gym, location, wifi/technology in rooms,...More

Thank RandoPolo
Response from Bob L, General Manager at Detroit Foundation HotelResponded 8 May 2018

Wow! Thank you for this amazing review. You nailed all the things we are most proud of in your description and we can't thank you enough. Please visit us again soon. Bob Lambert General Manager 313-800-5525 Direct Line

Reviewed 3 days ago

Our hometown visit was topped off with a stay at the Detroit Foundation Hotel and we could not have chosen a better place to end a perfect weekend of our 40th high school reunion fun with friends and family visits. Every employee we encountered was...More

Thank myersteam2018
Response from Bob L, General Manager at Detroit Foundation HotelResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for making us a part of your hometown experience. Reading about you gathering with friends in our space makes us truly happy. Thank you once again for an awesome review. We are looking forward to seeing you again soon. Until next time! Bob...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We went for dinner at the Apparatus room with 4 friends a few months ago. We had a great time, the food was delicious, the waitress was very knowledgeable and the restored fire hall was beautiful. I real gem for the city. I loved the...More

Thank Elaine C
Response from Bob L, General Manager at Detroit Foundation HotelResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for the awesome review of your time with us and for your continued support. The culinary team keeps delivering excellence and our front of the house service team is one of the best in the city. They will indeed enjoy reading your comments....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful hip and a great example of adaptive reuse of an old Fire Station. The restaurant is quite good and it is smack in the center of the major revival of Detroit's downtown area. I would get a room on the permitter of the building...More

Thank ModernMichael
Response from Bob L, General Manager at Detroit Foundation HotelResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We appreciate the kind words and look forward to seeing you again soon. Please also note, we have updated your profile to include your desired location in the hotel. Respectfully, Bob Lambert General Manager 313-800-5525 Direct Line

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Center with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Details
Price range
US$219 - US$457 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Luxury Hotel in Detroit
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$219 - US$457 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Luxury Hotel in Detroit
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveler (137)
Room & Suite (56)
Dining (19)
Business Center & Event Rooms (2)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Questions & Answers
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romtravel
21 May 2018|
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Response from Bob L | Property representative |
We love pets! Please introduce them to us.
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curious213
3 May 2018|
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Response from Bob L | Property representative |
We valet all vehicles at $32 per night for overnight guests. For those visiting our restaurant, The Apparatus Room, we charge $10.
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sswahl1
9 April 2018|
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Response from Bob L | Property representative |
We are right across the street from COBO. And yes, all rooms are fully equipped with heating and cooling systems. Hope to see you soon.
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Room Tips
"Had a room on the 4th floor and was happy with the quiet space. King room was completely roomy and..."
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"Ask for a quiet room on the atrium."
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"Be sure to check out where the hoses used to hand to dry out. Super cool!"
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"Rooms on the "courtyard" or alley have no view, but may offer a better (quieter) sleep"
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