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MGM Grand Detroit Casino

1300 John C. Lodge Freeway, Detroit, MI
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Ranked #40 of 69 Attractions in Detroit
Activities: Gambling, Dining
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Owner description: The ironic setting for the MGM Grand (a former IRS building) is only temporary; a permanent casino is to be built along the riverfront.

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Westland, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I have stayed at the MGM Grand Detroit many times. The rooms are luxurious, and clean. ALL the restaurants are extremely good. Wolfgang Puck has two restaurants in this casino. Yum, yum, yum. I am not a smoker, I have not noticed extreme smoke. I like Mgm casinos in general. The MGM GRAND DETROIT is the most efficiently run. I... More

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New York City, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

During a couple of visits there 2 things were certain ,bad treatment by the beverage waitresses and old slots that gave me bonuses and paid zero. The hate stares by the staff was ongoing .I spoke with a beverage manager Stephanie about the problem and poor service and she seemed concerned . Management is never visible and turns their head... More

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crown point, in
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I wanted to see how this casino compared to the MGM in Vegas...of course its no where near the size of the 1 in Vegas and its entirely to smokey,,there.s a small room designated for non smokers but the slots in there are few,,and there are NO $1 slots in there

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Brunswick, Maine, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

tables worn. Lots of smoke. Better than no casino at all but not by much. Add on that Wolfgang Puck absolutely stealing from people with his mediocre pizza restaurant and this one was not worth going out of the way for, even if only a few blocks. If this is the best of the three casinos that is sad.

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Merritt Island, Florida
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94 reviews 94 reviews
8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

It's been years since I have been there and this time I will defintley go back.. Very light and you are not on top of each other and some place too have something too eat.

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57 reviews 57 reviews
17 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Went there with some friends. The casino was very empty. Not much excitement or real interest. After a bit, we decided to go to the Greektown casino. Apparently that is where everything was happening. You are better of going straight there. Like most casinos, this one is smokey but Greektown has an opening to the outside so it airs out... More

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Plymouth, Michigan
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68 reviews 68 reviews
16 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The casino is nice inside, there are plenty of tables and slot machines, the smoke is pretty bad so expect to go home and throw your clothes in the wash and take a shower. I have been here several times and never had any luck on the slots. They seem very tight on the payouts. I have better luck up... More

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Marco Island, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We had a couple of days to kill and stayed at the MGM just for the heck of it. What a wonderful surprise it was. First class rooms as good as Vegas and an incredibly caring and polite staff. We'll definitely be back.

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35 reviews 35 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Didn't win any money (I didn't), but had a good time. The only thing about these casinos is that they don't have free alcohol beverages while you play. Overall, fun time, I bought my gifts out of the shop there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I was surprised to see such a large multilevel casino in Detroit. I'm not a real gambler but it seems to have everything you can expect for a fun tourist casino visit.

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