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Great place to walk around and take in the beauty of Detroit and the auto industry. If you have... read more

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Brian D
Asheville, North Carolina
Very good architecture

GM Ren Center is an architectural marvel and symbol of detroit riverline. First level has exhibits... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2018
McLean, Virginia
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Reviewed yesterday

We were spending an anniversary weekend in Detroit and wanted to see the suggested sights. After the raving reviews on the GM RenCen, we knew it was a must see...but, not so much! The building is a spectacular sight on the skyline of Detroit, a...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Great place to walk around and take in the beauty of Detroit and the auto industry. If you have extra time I would highly recommend it. Great views of the Detroit river as well.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

You could easily get lost in this remarkable building. It is quite remarkable inside and out. My husband was happy to be able to see all the vehicles on disp,ay

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I like lobbies of great old buildings but rarely go into lobbies of new buildings - except some wonderful hotels. But the inside of this lobby is incredible with all of its race cars through the decades and easy exhibits and soaring architecture. We almost...More

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Reviewed August 31, 2018

GM Ren Center is an architectural marvel and symbol of detroit riverline. First level has exhibits of all brand new vehicles and is fun to get hands on. GM's product store has very nice souvenirs with some exclusive hot wheels and die cast models. Food...More

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Reviewed August 30, 2018

hoping to do tour tomorrow but i stay Marriott and the showroom the stores and everthing was nice must see

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Reviewed August 30, 2018

I am still telling people of the building a week later. So many things to see and enjoy while walking around the building. From the charging stations, the movie theater, restaurants, bars, and just style..

1  Thank alva g
Reviewed August 20, 2018

A few times a year my work takes me to Detroit. I work about 300 feet from the Ren Cen, and stay at a hotel next door to my work place. I love craft beer, and any time I travel I will sample the local...More

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Reviewed August 14, 2018

You will see the contemporary cluster from miles away. We found the various towers and floors a bit overwhelming - but the security guards we asked were very helpful in pointing out where the best restaurants are (Joe Muer Seafood was our favorite). Wish we...More

2  Thank travelerwayne1997
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Free tours weekdays at noon and 3PM. Great way to learn about and how to get around the complex. Various stores, restaurants, a brewry are within the center

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Tim B
November 19, 2017|
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Response from jazy1978 | Reviewed this property |
Please call before you go
Tabatha H
August 7, 2017|
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Response from cynthiat489 | Reviewed this property |
Oh I'm sorry....we did not go to that restaurant.
February 27, 2016|
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Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
It's fine but the lounge may not be open if you have privileges. Have fun and check out Greektown, worth the walk, might want to cab it at night.