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The Atheneum

#11 of 34 Hotels in Detroit
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1000 Brush Ave., Greektown, Detroit, MI 48226
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, Canada
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

We travelled from London, Ontario to Detroit to see a show at the Masonic Temple. We were unfamiliar with the area and unsure on where to stay for the night. We booked at the Atheneum Hotel based on the fact that the hotel was close to the venue and the price for our one night stay was reasonable and we're... More 

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West Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

Just home from a great weekend in Detroit. The Atheneum Suites hotel was amazing. Beautiful hotel. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Our suite was on the 2nd floor and was very spacious and clean. I had brought a small travel fan with me (as I always do when traveling), especially this trip after reading reviews about the noise.... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

Spent a wonderful weekend in Greektown. The hotel is beautiful and we had excellent service, even on a busy weekend. It's close to the casino which is great in inclimate weather (which we were in). But the room itself is very nice and spacious. Short trip from Cleveland and it was nice getaway weekend.

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Cocoa Beach, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012 via mobile

I stayed Friday and Saturday night. While the location and rooms were great, our non-smoking room smelled very strongly of smoke. Also, the walls were very thin and I was woken up by people in the rooms next to us both nights. You could even hear a person cough. I was on the 5th floor and you could also hear... More 

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new jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

This is place is masquerading as a luxury hotel. It has a large lobby with large murals, shiny surfaces, marble bathrooms, etc. Yet, nothing is really well made or well designed. In our room (granted very large), the remotes needed batteries, the upholstery on the sofa was some kind of plasticized fabric that made noise whenever you shifted your weight,... More 

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Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

This was our first time at the Atheneum. We could not have asked for better accommodations and service, but if you're planning on getting much sleep, you may be disappointed. Our room was on the 5th floor and the amount of noise coming from outside was horrible.All sorts of street noise, yelling, cars honking, etc. The windows must have been... More 

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

I stayed at the hotel for a conference last week. On my last day, I noticed a bug crawling on my pillow. I also noticed a few blood stains on the sheet but couldn't figure why. I called the front desk to notify them of the bug I had found on my pillow. I proceeded to take the bug to... More 

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Sault Ste. Marie
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

We were in town for a Detroit Tigers game and stayed at the Atheneum. If you are visting Greektown, the location of this hotel is great. It is a nice hotel to stay at. The room was very comfortable. It had a separate sitting area and a very large bathroom with everything you need. I would recommend this hotel.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

We stay at this hotel every Labor Day weekend while attending the 4 day Detroit jazz festival. The location is excellent and in walking distance of the festival, although they also offer a free shuttle. My husband and I have always loved our suite here and the hotel employees are friendly and helpful. One tip, ask for a room that... More 

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Marquette, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

When I joined my fiance' on a recent business trip, I was expecting the usual cookie- cutter hotel. Clean and spacious, but nothing significant. I was very surprised to walk into a foyer with huge Grecian murals, and even more delighted to discover a room with unique architectural columns and multiple levels. The bathroom was spacious, made even more so... More 

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