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The Atheneum

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1000 Brush Ave., Greektown, Detroit, MI 48226
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Ranked #9 of 33 hotels in Detroit
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Novi, Michigan
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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We love to stay here for different events in Downtown Detroit. It is a lovely property. The rooms are spacious, most have seperate living room with tv for the night owls!! Front desk is always friendly and attentive. I love the location in the heart of "Greektown" lots of action and many excellent restaurants. You can walk to Comerica Park,... More

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NASHVILLE
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you don't want to eat, sleep, shower or watch tv, then this is the place for you. I spent a week there one night. They were nice and let me check in early which was great because I needed to take a nap. I was there for an event at the hotel that evening. The room I had was... More

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I work in the hotel industry and have never experienced such friendly and helpful staff- everyone from the valet, to the room service is more than pleasant and genuinely cares about the guests in their hotel. I love the Atheneum and return yearly! They even remembered where we were from and made small talk upon arrival. Best hotel !

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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70 reviews 70 reviews
16 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great that this hotel is close to Comerica Park, right next to the Greektown Casino etc. However, the rooms are odd. It's nice that they are suites (spacious), but the bathroom wall is all glass block bordering the bedroom area. If you are sharing a room with someone that's not a SO, it makes it a bit awkward as you... More

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Flint, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This Hotel is in the heart of everything you could possibly want. the Hotel suite was very comfortable with a homey feel. for relaxing or entertaining a few friends. Highly recommended! Cozy for a couples get away!! Excellent choice! ET/DF

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London, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quick valets who had personality, good front desk staff, and good location, especially if you're going to a ball game. They knew what spots to go to for the things we wanted (I just can't stand it when the staff does not know the area!!!!! - which was not the case here). Room (2 room suite) was huge and at... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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63 reviews 63 reviews
48 hotel reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here on a 1 night business trip to Detroit and had a good stay at the Atheneum. When I arrived I was a little fearful that I had traveled back in time to the late 80's. However, I was pleasantly surprised and impressed with the upkeep and overall cleanliness of a hotel that is obviously dated. They've done a... More

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Nashville, TN
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for one night seeing a Tigers game July 1st. I have high standards, and this hotel was a good choice. Pros: Large, clean rooms. Very friendly staff. Proximity to Greektown restaurants and the parks. Comerica/Ford Field a very easy safe walk. Cons: rooms skimpy on towels and other necessities (i.e. no conditioner). No restaurant on site but Fishbones is... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I stayed there for one night while visiting Detroit. As soon as you walk in, the lobby is spectacular. The staff is all so friendly and professional. Our room was the Deluxe Suite with a living area, luxurious bathroom, and a spacious bedroom. We loved every bit of the hotel and our room. The location of the hotel was perfect.... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We stayed for a couple days, the room was big and clean but I didn't like it's set up. The bathroom had a glass wall that looked into the bed room, you couldn't see anything but the light would shine through and disturb whoever was sleeping. Plus, the entire hotel was hot, the rooms air conditioner was too small to... More

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Address: 1000 Brush Ave., Greektown, Detroit, MI 48226
Location: United States > Michigan > Detroit
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Atheneum 4*
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Atheneum Hotel Detroit
Atheneum Detroit
Atheneum Suite Hotel

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
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#5 Luxury Hotel in Detroit
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