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Motel 6 Detroit-Southgate

18777 Northline Road, I-75 at Northline Road/Allen Road, Exit #37, Southgate, MI 48195
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Ranked #5 of 7 Hotels in Southgate
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013
May J Saginaw, Michigan
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This Motel 6 has a drive through check-in. But that's not all. It comes with a menu of shifty characters and a room scented with Crack smoke. The McDonald's next door drive-thru is open all night which is convenient if you have a car. Don't leave pet food on the floor because by morning the ants will be all over... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Detroit-Southgate, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We strive to deliver a great guest experience, but it sounds as though we did not perform to our usual standards in this case. Please know the conditions you describe are an exception to our guest commitment and as such, we apologize. Safety and security are high priorities... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Absolutely the worse Motel 6 I have ever stayed. The room was dirty and reeked of cigarette smoke. I witnessed drug use in the parking lot and a loud prostitute occupied the room next to mine. I have given up on Motel 6 after staying at this location.

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Detroit-Southgate, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. It is important for all of our guests to feel welcomed, receive the highest level of service, respect and hospitality. We do accommodate our smoking guests with assigned smoking rooms and are sorry you experienced dissatisfaction with the concerns you describe. We apologize for your unpleasant stay as... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Went to stay here with my family. Check in, the lobby smells of cigarettes. Drive around to our room, see a drug deal in the parking lot. Open the door to the room...walls are filthy, tubs dirty, smells gross. Go back to the lobby and request a refund and they offer me another room and an upgrade. Head to new... More 

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Southgate, Michigan
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3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The room was filthy, the toilet had feces on it and it didn't flush,the tub had dirt and soapscum, the sheets, blankets and bedspread, full of hair and stains, blood on the edge of the bed and carpet the internet barely works at night, and there are stoned hookers that wander around all day. Never again!!!

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Saginaw, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

My family and I were on a budget so we decided to stay at the Motel 6 and it was actually nice. The woman who checked me in was very helpful. The pool was a bit small but it worked out well for my children.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013 via mobile

The worse placed we have stayed on our trip so far. Half the lights in the room didn't work or even had light bulbs. Only one set of towels and no little shampoo/ conditioner (collect them for our kids). Tissue box was empty, toilet seat was a differant color then toilet and the bathroom door you had to lift and... More 

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Motel6, Public Relations Manager at Motel 6 Detroit-Southgate, responded to this review

Dear 4rponyz - We sincerely apologize for the unpleasant stay you experienced as a result of the maintenance issues you encountered. These issues are not consistent with Motel 6 standards for quality, and we encourage you to contact our guest relations department so they can have a record of your experience to help us provide our guests with better service... More 

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

We stayed in this motel in July. The woman at the desk said that they would not take any checks. Usually, in this case I ask them to phone the manager and he always says traveller's checks are OK. In this case he said no. This is the first time this has ever happened at a Motel 6. I use... More 

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Bridgend, Wales, United Kingdom
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96 hotel reviews
234 helpful votes 234 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

There are lots of Motel 6's throughout the USA, as there are a wide variety of 'users'. This one is better than average, locally managed and not 'corporate' - so the wi-fi is 'free'. Yes, our access was poor to non-existent at the start, but the helpful receptionist re-set 'our' modem, apparently there are six on the property, then it... More 

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Grimsby, Canada
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47 reviews 47 reviews
11 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

We stayed here in late December 2012. All was okay and was what we expected. The room was clean but some of the fixtures are becoming dated. We had a very difficult time with the Internet. Also, the room next to us seemed to have people coming and going all night long.

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Detroit
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Nice, affordable and great service! Close to home and always stay there for a little getaway. My husband and I randomly get a room locally instead of vacationing. Since our budget is low, we get a room for a weekend just to get away from home. Thanks for everything.

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