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The Atheneum
Ranked #16 of 33 Hotels in Detroit
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have mixed feelings on this hotel. The bed was one of the most comfortable beds I've ever slept in, the linen felt great as well. Room was clean seemed well prepped. The walls are a little thin as neighboring noise seemed to carry easily. Our suite seemed to be missing a tv (see pics) in the seating area and pictures missing from the wall. When i inquired at the desk i was simply told some rooms have them, some dont. Huh? Didnt mine cost the same? Friends that were staying also said they were kept up past 3am with what sounded like a party in the room next to theirs. The hotel staff was always warm and friendly but it felt like when issues popped up, it seemed to be hands in air, what can we do? The location does put you right in the heart of the city, easy walking to almost anywhere. Comparing the price to some of the other hotels I suppose this is still a good choice depending on preferences. I don't know that I will return unless the price is significantly better than the others and I will lesson my expectations.

Stayed: November 2017, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the Atheneum recently, I have not stayed at this hotel in a few years. What a wonderful surprise, Beautiful remodel rooms, clean, easy to access. The front desk staff were very friendly and helpful, the Valet parking people were courteous. My special review goes to my Bellman, Curtis. What a great guy, happy, friendly, a fountain of information. The Atheneum has a real gem with him. I would go back to stay just to see Curtis and chat with him. The location, right in the heart of Greektown, and walking distance to all the stadiums and Fox town make this the ideal place to stay in Detroit. Staying here will save you $20.00 to $30.00 in taxi or Uber fares.

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  • Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We used the Atheneum as home base for a boys trip to Motown. The rooms were good size and comfortable so that worked well. Location was within easy walking distance to restaurants and bars, the casino, and Ford Field so that all worked out well. The staff was friendly and helpful. My one caveat is that our rooms were a bit tired and needed a refresh but it looked like they were doing that on other floors so maybe not an issue for long.

  • Stayed: October 2017, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well the rooms were big and comfy. Some parts out dated like the flooring and not having a fan in the bathroom which is super weird. Air conditioning worked in the room which was great cause it got very hot for some reason at night. This is october. Super weird. Anyways would i pay the price again?? For the convenience yes but only for that reason.

Stayed: October 2017, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a beautiful hotel. Easy to find, & valet parking upon arrival. Very friendly staff, from arrival to checkout. The rooms are spacious, with separated sleeping and living areas. Big bathrooms, and a lot of space. Clean rooms, and quick room service as well. We were close to our events for the weekend, and had a free hotel shuttle to and from our local concert.

Stayed: November 2017
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Additional Information about The Atheneum

Address: 1000 Brush St, Greektown, Detroit, MI 48226-2906
Region: United States > Michigan > Detroit
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#7 Luxury Hotel in Detroit
#7 Family Hotel in Detroit
#10 Romantic Hotel in Detroit
#11 Business Hotel in Detroit
Price Range: €128 - €223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Atheneum 4*
Number of rooms: 174
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