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Address: Jefferson Ave, Detroit, MI 48243
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Multi-towered skyscraper is the tallest building in Detroit that features...

Multi-towered skyscraper is the tallest building in Detroit that features an observation tower on the 72nd floor.

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My family and I were at the Marriott for an overnight, and the Renaissance Center was a great place to be. The directions directing you aground were a little confusing and when... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Southgate, Michigan
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Southgate, Michigan
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My family and I were at the Marriott for an overnight, and the Renaissance Center was a great place to be. The directions directing you aground were a little confusing and when we were there one of the major attractions was closed for construction. Other than that it's a nice place.

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Lakewood, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

At first glance it's rather ugly as it's for the most part plain concrete. But once you start going around, it all comes together for it's very own unique look. Unfortunately the car exhibit (which I am told is the main attraction) was closed. Overall worth a visit but without the car exhibit don't come from too far P.S. If... More 

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Thank ylegert
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

Nice building to look at. Nothing special inside, it actually has an awful vibe about it. It feels vacant and ghosty. A good way to get across the road and onto the people mover.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

This is one of those unbelievably amazingly free go see and experience tours. So informative and it's only an hour of your time. Great job guys!!!

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Chatham, Canada
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370 reviews
148 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

If you are visiting Detroit a visit along the waterfront is a must. The Renaissance centre has several good restaurants inside and is home to a very nice and moderately priced Marriott. There is ample parking next door which makes it a great place to base your Detroit sports weekend. It's currently going through a bit of modernization and it... More 

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216 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

I was attending a three-day conference at the GM Renaissance Center. The meeting rooms and space worked very well. The center was under major construction, and this fact may have contributed to the difficulty finding your way around the vast area. There are some good restaurants and shops, but the Renaissance Center was horrible to navigate.

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Thank John M
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

We had an hour to kill, and wondered what that huge glass monstrosity was on the People Mover route, so decided to take the free RennCen tour. It was offered at noon and 2pm on weekdays, figured it wouldn't be crowded, but went early anyway. Ended up there were a lot of other tourists in Detroit thinking the same thing... More 

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Farwell, Michigan
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

They are under construction, so lots of noise and much of the beauty of building was covered. There is some great art and cars inside. Especially the hand painted truck dedicated to the veterans.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here at the Marriott for three nights for a conference. Like most conference hotels there is no water or free wifi in the rooms but both are available in public areas. The tricky part about staying here is that even with some signage navigating in the building is very difficult. Even after several days I would have to... More 

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Belleville, Michigan
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133 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016

The build in being renovated on the lower floors. If you plan to check it out, check for renovation completion first. We stayed for a hockey game so it was okay!

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