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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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Business Centre with Internet Access
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Reviewed yesterday

We gathered in Detroit to celebrate a family member's birthday. We wanted to stay somewhere special as we were hosting several out of town guests. The Foundation Hotel was the perfect choice and exceeded our expectations. The design, room features, exceptional service, and vibrant atmosphere...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank smcdaniel831
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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

Date of stay: May 2018
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 2 days ago

This hotel is fantastic! Every detail is well designed and thought out through and through. Great check in experience, cozy and gorgeous room plus the restaurant is not to be missed! If you enjoy art, music, architecture and amazing service, then Foundation is a must...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Chris C
Reviewed 3 days ago

The hotel has a great vibe with lots of details and touches left from it's former life as a fire station. The rooms are nicely appointed with very comfortable beds and bedding. The staff were friendly and helpful. Our only complaint was the breakfast food....More

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Date of stay: December 2018
Response from BobL2326, General Manager at Detroit Foundation HotelResponded yesterday

Thank you for the awesome review of your time with us. We appreciate the support and will look further into your egg issues. We look forward to having you back soon. Bob Lambert General Manager 313-800-5525 Direct Line

Reviewed 5 days ago

The building, the room, the hotel staff, and the restaurant food were all fantastic. The only thing I would say they need to improve on is the friendliness of the staff in the restaurant. The hotel staff were all very friendly. For some reason we...More

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Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Jennifer M
Response from BobL2326, General Manager at Detroit Foundation HotelResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for the fantastic review!! We are delighted to know you enjoyed your time with us and will share this with the entire team. We truly appreciate the support and look forward to seeing you again 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.
3 September 2018|
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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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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
"Corner rooms are great. We had two Queens and due to that had a lot of space. View wasn’t ideal. Ask for a..."
1 week ago
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"if they had room that faced the Cobo Center big video screen with wonderful images of Detroit I think that..."
3 weeks ago
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"If there is a private event, don't stay on the 2nd floor."
5 Nov 2018
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"Ask for an East-facing room"
25 Oct 2018
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US$220 - US$343 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United StatesMichiganDetroit
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