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Detroit Foundation Hotel

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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 travelers and neighbors and showcase Detroit’s legacy and knack for innovation.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we arrived until we left, we had an amazing experience! The entire staff was top-notched and bent over backwards to make our stay perfect! The decor is beautiful and our room was very comfortable. Dinner in the restaurant was an experience in...More

Thank rdr3030
Response from BobL2326, General Manager at Detroit Foundation HotelResponded yesterday

Thank you for the awesome review! We truly appreciate the kind comments and look forward to our next opportunity to host you. Lastly, we are delighted to know you had the opportunity to dine in The Apparatus Room. Respectfully, Bob Lambert General Manager 313-800-5525 Direct...More

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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

4  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 1 week ago

I had a 3-night stay at this hotel. The first 2 nights were fine, but on the 3rd night, the entire first floor of the hotel (The Apparatus Room restaurant and the adjoining lounge/bar area) was rented out for a private event with a live...More

Thank ElevenBus
Response from BobL2326, General Manager at Detroit Foundation HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your frustration. While these types of events are not a normal occurrence, we occasionally allow weddings and receptions to take place in our coveted space. We do however, take great pride in our proactive approach to notifying...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were excited to find our go-to Detroit hotel as we travel there quite a bit. All of the reviews about the decor, building design, cleanliness and staff are spot-on. It’s a beautiful hotel and a great experience overall, however I’m surprised to see so...More

Thank Vanessa H
Response from BobL2326, General Manager at Detroit Foundation HotelResponded 1 week ago

We are terribly sorry to hear the mattress didn't meet your expectations. The typical comments about our bedding are very positive but we will certainly follow up on your concerns to determine if we have missed anything. Please visit us again soon and I will...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This amazing redo of a turn-of-the-century fire station in downtown Detroit can serve many purposes. You can live your dream of spending a night in a made-over fire station. You can spend a night in a well-placed central location in downtown Detroit. You can have...More

Thank Dogwalks
Response from BobL2326, General Manager at Detroit Foundation HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Yes you can!! Thank you for mentioning all the great things we are contributing to this beautiful city. We truly appreciate the kind words and look forward to our next opportunity to host you. See you soon! Bob Lambert General Manager 313-800-5525 Direct Line

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14 September 2018|
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Response from BobL2326 | Property representative |
Absolutely, we do not have a dress code.
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3 September 2018|
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Response from BobL2326 | Property representative |
We do not have a Happy Hour but both food and drink in our lounge are nicely priced and the variety can't be matched. We hope to see you there.
31 July 2018|
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Response from BobL2326 | Property representative |
Our restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Lunch reservations are typically not required but still recommended trough open table. Our fabulous burger is $14 as a guide. Hope to see you soon.
Room Tips
"If there is a private event, don't stay on the 2nd floor."
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"Ask for an East-facing room"
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"Ask for a room away from the elevators as it can be a little noisy. "
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"Get a room away from the street. Motor city can be noisy on the weekends."
4 weeks ago
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US$219 - US$355 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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