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“Just Seedy!” 1 of 5 stars
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The Metropolitan
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   31500 Wick Rd., Romulus, MI 48174 (Formerly Doubletree)   |  
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Ranked #24 of 26 Hotels in Romulus
Chicago, Illinois
12 reviews 12 reviews
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“Just Seedy!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2004

Seedy, absolutely. The Doubletree in Romulus is one of the worst hotels I have ever been in...and the only reason I stayed instead of walking out is because it was a business trip and I prepaid online w/ a 3rd party vendor, no refunds.

The hotel exterior looks like a small prison. The inside is shabby at best. Oh please don't go by the lobby (the only decent place in the whole building), the hall ways were decrepit, the carpets were worn, the bed looked like it had been there since the early 70's. The room was smelly, dark, inadequate, a motel 6 on a busy highway would have been just as good. And the room I just described was the "upgraded" room I made them move me into after I saw room #1.

amenities = none
service = none
cleanliness = (i got lucky but overall it was non existent)
book again = never

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  • Location
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2004

I can't believe this is part of the Doubletree chain. First of all, there was no bellman to take our luggage to our room. The desk person had to leave the front desk to help us. The room was dirty; there were crumbs on the carpeting, not just in the corners, but the corners were especially bad. The sink had marks in it where the porcelain had been rubbed away, and the toilet seat also had wear marks on it too. Some of the towels were ok, the others were badly worn. The sheets were so wrinkled that they looked like they had been rolled in a ball after being taken out of the dryer. The hallways were dreary and beat up, and the elevator was tiny and banged up too. All in all, it would not encourage me to ever stay in another Doubletree hotel.

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Address: 31500 Wick Rd., Romulus, MI 48174 (Formerly Doubletree)
Location: United States > Michigan > Romulus
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #24 of 26 Hotels in Romulus
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Metropolitan 3*
Number of rooms: 263
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Unique Stylish Convenient Affordable; this is who WE are. Located just minuets from the Detroit Metropolitan Airport, we provide free transportation to and from the airport and have 263 spacious guest rooms. Park N Fly Packages Available. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
The Metropolitan Hotel Romulus
Metropolitan Hotel Romulus
Metropolitan Hotel Detroit
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