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Viking Motel

2720 Grand River Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201
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Ranked #25 of 34 hotels in Detroit
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Rating summary
  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

this is the most horrific Motel i've ever stayed at in my entire life! There was BLOOD ON THE WALL!!!!! i had an argument with the reception staff trying to get a clean towel and eventually when i got it it stunk of curry, i also noted that the only other couple staying here had to ask for a new... More

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Woodburn, Oregon
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

My husband and I came up for the cruse in and we found everyone to be very nice, the dog's are very friendly and rooms clean. The only thing my husband didn't like was the toilet was very low to the ground. Thanks for everything :-)

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Detroit, Michigan, United States
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

This was a terrible place to stay this motel needs to be condemed drug addicts begging for change people out side the rooms hanging out. Bulletproof glass staff can't speak good english. I cancelled an they still charged me 2 days i had to send money on another hotel. Please do not stay here if you have any value for... More

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2011

Firstly this isn't a family-friendly motel - it has shady characters, bulletproof glass at the office, in a sketchy area (though very close to downtown), and porn on the TV - but none of that bothers me and I actually prefer to stay in edgier locations for a more authentic experience of the city I'm in so I enjoyed that.... More

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Rochester, New York
1 review
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2011

we were handed a key room 27 by the indians that spoke little english at the front desk of the Vikling Motel. as we approached the door, a 300 pound black man exited what was supposed to be our room. after exchanging confused looks, we returned to the front desk for a new room as the manager, who was creepily... More

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Toledo, Ohio
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2011

I thought since I would only be sleeping in this room for a few hours that it was no big deal to stay in a motel that I normally would not. I woke up the next morning covered in bed bug bites. When I returned home I actually saw a bed bug crawl out of my suit case. I should... More

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Hope, Ar.
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2009

This whatever it was is not fit to be use as a motel. You couldn't understand the receptionist, and the so call VIP room, no way! The room that my husband and I stayed in , the bed almost flip him when he sat down. Rat droppings in the bathroom over the sink. Wires hanging everwhere. He had to shut... More

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akpatel1800, manager at Viking Motel, responded to this review

We are really sorry madam. I am agreeing that we had really bad management but we change the management and we also renovating whole motel too. We are having special price promotion going on. And we also put suggestion box in front lobby so now guest also can help us too make our place better and better everyday. More

Australia
1 review
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2009

We stayed one night and the following happened (ALL IN ONE NIGHT!) - The toilet didn't work - The cupboards in the bathroom was filled with USED toilet paper and tissues - EVERYTHING in the hotel was dirty - The bathroom floor and bedroom carpets was soooo sticky - We had a begger come up to us in the carpark... More

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WV
1 review
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2008

We wouldn't get out of the car. Bad part of town. Overpriced. Canceled reservations and still got billed for 2 days. Police tape around 2 rooms. No front desk, just a small bulletproof window. Go to the Holiday Inn Express, cheaper rooms and just up the street. No one speaks English you could understand. Pictures of the Motel are very... More

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uniontown
1 review
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2008

When we pulled up i wanted to puke, it looks like a crack house. Run for your life from this place. Within 5 min we were solicited for prostituion and cocaine by a hotel worker. I've never written a review in my life, but seriously how don't know how the health department hasn't shut this place down.

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Also Known As:
Viking Hotel
Viking Hotel Detroit
Address: 2720 Grand River Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201
Location: United States > Michigan > Detroit
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