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Reviewed 22 July 2015

The location is perfect for Greektown, Stadiums or Renaissance Center. The hotel is all suites meaning that it has a sitting room with TV and couch in addition to the bedroom with king bed and TV. Wifi is free with good reception. The strangest part of the room is the huge round support pillar in the middle of the bedroom...

Thank tim sullivan
Janesville, Wisconsin
Reviewed 21 July 2015

We stayed at this hotel as part of a very large convention and while the staff was very friendly and the rooms are very large, this hotel left much to be desired. First, their wireless internet is very slow and would not stay connected. We had 4 rooms in our group and everyone had the same issue. When this was...

1Thank youthdirectorWI
Grandville, Michigan
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Our primary reason for staying in Detroit was to go to a Tigers game. I wanted a safe hotel within walking distance, and this fit the bill. Traveling as a family of four with two teens, we find that more space equals better vacations, so the huge suite was a welcome sight. The hotel is located in a great location...

Thank BudgetMama_13
Lawrence, Kansas, United States
Reviewed 18 July 2015

The Atheneum Suites is an all-suite hotel, and I recently stayed there after booking a "hot-rate" room on Hotwire for a short, business-related stay in Detroit. Due to early arrival, I was unable to check-in prior to the day's meetings, but the staff was considerate and checked my bags until I could return for check-in. The room was an enormous...

Thank Chaz K
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Regardless of where I have business in Detroit, I will always stay in this Greektown gem. In a beautiful older building, the rooms are split-level with giant tubs, windowed brick in the bathrooms and very high ceilings. The beds are also some of the best I've slept on and contrary to other reviews, I have always found it to be...

2Thank Don H
Welwyn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for one night in July 2015. The hotel has several things going for it - a great location, with easy access to Greek Town and the various sporting stadia; very helpful and willing staff and huge rooms. However, it is difficult to escape from the fact that the hotel is in major need of major refurbishment: the bathroom...

1Thank EnglandMember
Wickenburg, AZ
Reviewed 13 July 2015

I picked this hotel because of it's proximity to restaurants and other amenities. I found out that is only one of it's best features. Being right in Greektown means there are numerous restaurants, bars, bakery, convenience store, not to mention a casino. So there is always something safe and easy to get to. My traveling partner was going to an...

Thank ArizonaDawna
Buffalo Grove, United States
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

PROS: Beautiful hotel- the rooms were huge! We came in for a wedding and there were four of us in our room- me, my husband, and 2 teenage boys. CONS: I thought the staff had said there would be a sofa bed in our room... But it was just a very narrow sofa- no bed. We got to the room...

Thank Felicia G
Burlington, Canada
Reviewed 8 July 2015

We stayed at the hotel for one night. It is close to Ford Field and Comerica. The hotel was clean and quiet. The suite was nice so we could watch tv after the kids were in bed. A nice big bathroom with a nice bench to use at the sink. We parked across the street Ina parking garage for $20....

Thank Tracy J
New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 6 July 2015

I can see why this hotel is pretty popular, it is located in the middle of everything. With that said I could not get over the weird layout of my room. I felt like my room was just big for no reason. The bed was modern but then everything else was sooo oldschool. Staff was super nice and the shuttle...

Thank Cherisse M

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about The Atheneum

Address: 1000 Brush St, Greektown, Detroit, MI 48226-2906
Region: United States > Michigan > Detroit
Price Range: €145 - €231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Atheneum 4*
Number of rooms: 174
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Also Known As:
The Atheneum Hotel Detroit
Atheneum Hotel Detroit
Atheneum Detroit
Atheneum Suite Hotel
Hotel Style:
#6 Luxury Hotel in Detroit
#7 Family Hotel in Detroit
#10 Romantic Hotel in Detroit
#11 Business Hotel in Detroit
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“The rooms are much nicer than the Ren cen rooms as we had friends staying there.”
 of 5 bubbles D3667ORkarenc, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We were close to the elevator which was good, but a little noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles boomer93, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Go high floor on opposite side of people mover”
 of 5 bubbles 225jodig, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“very convenient lots of restaurant near by and it's safe”
 of 5 bubbles Ketlie, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Hotel only has 6 floors.”
 of 5 bubbles karenlT6834HV, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
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