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The Atheneum

#12 of 34 Hotels in Detroit
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1000 Brush Ave., Greektown, Detroit, MI 48226
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1 room 1 adult
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Los Angeles, California
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18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My 10 year old son and I arrived in Detroit for a couple of nights to catch a Tigers' game and check out Detroit. Full disclosure - our stay at the Atheneum was cut short because a water main burst and the hotel was left without water for an entire day. That said, we really liked the hotel. It's around... More 

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Ridgetown, Canada
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27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Within walking distance to all major sporting venues. We were there July 4th weekend with the Jays in town. Given the number of Jays fans we felt right at home in the D. The hotel is quite nice, great service and the rooms have a unique lay-out. We took full advantage of the hotel shuttle to take us to the... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Manager was obnoxious. Walk away during a conversation. Offer to give me a new room and then 4 hours later did not. I had to check in every 30 minutes. Worst service I have ever had. Beds were lumpy and they did not service. Would never record this hotel. Stay away.

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Canton, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of the hotel is in the Greek town area of Detroit. The Atheneum Hotel is only one block away from the Greektown Casino. Fishbone's restaurant is connected to the hotel. A negative we had with our stay is that the rooms are supposed to be non smoking rooms but we had the smell of cigarette smoke outside of... More 

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Kirklin
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84 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here 1/18-1/20/2016. We had a suite room with separate bedroom. Overall, hotel is in fair to poor shape. Our room was spacious, but we did NOT like the 4 steps from main room to bedroom; wife nearly fell down these. Carpet is dirty in room, and minimal decorations. Couch very uncomfortable. Continental breakfast is skimpy and only lasts... More 

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Thank DCbikerman
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47 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel exceeded my expectations. Started with the nicest staff ever which greeted us at the door. The lobby is awe inspiring. The room was large and exquisite with little details being attended to everywhere. It is close to everything and o would definitely stay here EVERY time I come back.

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Brighton, Michigan
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57 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at The Atheneum with my husband after a Muse concert at the Joe Lewis Arena. I originally looked at staying in the RenCen, but the prices there were ridiculous due to media week for the auto show. I'm glad we had the opportunity to try something new! As soon as we entered our room, my husband said, "Are... More 

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East Lansing, Michigan
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6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In town for hockey and fun. Stayed here about two years ago and was impressed. However, this hotel has been ignored by the owners. The furniture, carpet and other fixtures are very tired. None of the plugs in the bathroom worked. Other plugs were so worn out that our chargers would not hold. Not worth the price we paid.

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Pasadena, Maryland
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel really stands out the staff is nice and is really wonderful ,helpful and made me feel valued as a guest which is really great .really comfortable bed and a decent view of the city .the hotel could use a little bit of a refresher and update but alot of hotels are like that

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Traverse City, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

Room was large and clean. $3 for coke or water in the minibar was crazy. Great restaurant, bar and convenience store all attached. Across the street from Greektown casino so very easy to get on the people mover. Great for families with older children..no pool or activities for younger kids. But very good for concerts and sporting events.

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