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Rivertown Inn & Suites Downtown Detroit

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So me and my girl was in the motor city for a family reunion and went to check in On 8/26/16 @11am the lady that checked us in was great she and the curtains in the room was the best part if she's reading this thank you for all of your help. So anyway at first our room was given... More 

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Niagara Falls, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came to Detroit to visit my boyfriend. Just needed a place to sleep and shower. However, there was a bar of soap left in the shower with hair on it upon our arrival leading us to believe the room was not as clean as we thought. The bed was uncomfortable and the room itself was a little outdated, but it... More 

Thank Kaitiekazoo
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First when we arrived our room had been given away. Then we were moved to another one only to find out the room was dirty. They then moved us to A SUITE, which we thought would be great only to find the toilet didn't work, shower curtain had mold, couldn't get towels, floor was dirty, there is a strong odor... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Again short notice led us to this property. inexpensive for a reason. This was once a great spot I am sure. Now on the edge of a seedier area on one side and downtown on the other side. Still very walk-able to Greektown or Tiger Stadium. about ten minutes to GM place and the People Mover. The People Mover is... More 

Thank Mark H
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We had to stay here last minute after the hotel we had booked was really bad. The staff are very polite and friendly. The location is OK, close to most things. The room, is dark and dingy, just what you expect in a motel. For 1 night, it was ok, as we were just there to sleep. I would not... More 

Thank Sunny P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

The Motel is a little run down but the staff were very friendly and helpful and I felt safe there. It is a couple of blocks from the riverside walkway and is walking distance to the downtown GM Center and People Mover. It has ample free parking There is free basic breakfast and a good diner next door. If you... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

I wouldn't stay here again but it is not that bad, the room was big and the location is good. For the cons, the beds are very old and springy, 2 of the room lights were not working, neither did the tv and there were hairs in the bathroom and around the room. It was supposes to have free wifi... More 

Thank Isa C
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

This hotel has two things to recommend it. It's great location and the diner Clique that is attached to it on this alone I suggested it to friends as a place to stay. They left early because one of them was bitten by a spider and despite twice saying that they were going to pay in cash and did not... More 

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Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

I had to move from the first room, because the room was not cleaned properly (hair between the sheets) and socks under the bed. The second room, there were heating problems, and wi-fi problems, so they brought blankets to the room. The rooms are old and need updating. Location is perfect however its old, and half of the things are... More 

Thank Mary S
Atlanta, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Our family booked here, thinking there was free continental breakfast! But there was barely a drop of old orange juice, and powdered cream for the coffee. We didn't see anything else. The other morning there was no orange juice at all. Just kinda of misleading. Plus noisy guests at night with some rooms having more guests allowed than the fire... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Rivertown Inn & Suites Downtown Detroit

Address: 1316 E Jefferson Ave, Detroit, MI 48207-3104 (Formerly Shorecrest Motor Inn)
Location: United States > Michigan > Detroit
Price Range: $72 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rivertown Inn & Suites Downtown Detroit 3*
Number of rooms: 54
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Also Known As:
Shorecrest Motor Hotel Detroit
Shorecrest Hotel Detroit
Shorecrest Motel Detroit
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