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The Atheneum

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#14 of 37 hotels in Detroit
Everyone needs a place to lay their weary head. For travelers visiting Detroit, The Atheneum is an excellent choice for rest and rejuvenation. Well-known for its charming environment and proximity to great restaurants and attractions, The Atheneum makes it easy to enjoy the best of Detroit. Rooms at The Atheneum Hotel provide a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and air conditioning, and guests can stay connected with free wifi. In addition, while staying at The Atheneum guests have access to a 24 hour front desk, a concierge, and room service. You can also enjoy a fitness center and a lounge. Need a place to park? Parking is available at Atheneum Suite Hotel. For those interested in checking out popular landmarks while visiting Detroit, Atheneum Suite Hotel is located a short distance from Ford Field (0.4 mi) and Little Caesars Arena (0.8 mi). When you’re feeling hungry, be sure to check out Green Dot Stables, Kid Rock's Made in Detroit, and Sweetwater Tavern, which are some pubs that are popular with locals and out-of-towners alike. If you’re looking for something to do, Detroit Downtown (0.3 mi), Detroit RiverFront (0.3 mi), and Greektown (0.1 mi) are a nice way to spend some time, and they are all within walking distance of Atheneum Suite Hotel. Whether you’re traveling for business, pleasure or both, The Atheneum is sure to make your visit to Detroit one worth remembering.
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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Hot tub
Bar / lounge
Nightclub / DJ
Free shuttle or taxi services
Business Center with Internet Access
Free internet
Shuttle bus service
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Fax / photocopying
Non-smoking hotel
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Air conditioning
Flatscreen TV
Whirlpool bathtub
Room service
Seating area
VIP room facilities
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Centrally Located


Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
97Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
33Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
96Room tips
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I have been staying in this hotel for several years. I love the hotel and the location. I love the bell staff, especially Corey and Anthony. Barbara who answers calls for the front desk is much to be desired. I had Iprefer point rewards to use and the site was malfunctioning. I called the hotel to ask how I could print out my certificate and she insisted it was my computer. It was not the issue. I had a 50.00 deposit held on my credit card and it had not been credited back so I called the hotel and got Barbara again. She told me 28.00 for valet would be taken out. i informed her Andre had stamped are ticket and are valet parking was free. She reported they do not give free parking and they have not done that for years. This is not true because I was there in March and had some maintenance issues in my room and received free valet parking for my 2 day stay. When I asked Barbara why my ticket was stamped for free parking. She responded I don't know. If she does not know what she is talking about, she needs to be placed in another position besides answering the phones.
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This is such a beautiful hotel, with beautiful staff, and a beautiful location. We arrived to a massive room with an even more amazing bathroom. We slept like kings and queens after the amazin lavendar spray that was left on our pillows. The next morning we walked over to GM and ran on the river walk a couple miles there and back. Which led to a very productive day. We arrived back and the staff again was nothing sort of amazing giving us tips on what else to do while in their lovely city. I HIGHERLY reccomend a lovely couples eveing here!
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Response from detroitsales, General Manager at The Atheneum
Responded 5 days ago
Dear mewats, Thank you for all of your wonderful comments in your review! It is lovely to know you found your room well appointed and that our staff provided you with excellent service in addition to things to do in the city. We hope to welcome you back for another delightful time in Detroit soon. Sincerely, Starsky El Assadi General Manager
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A unique layout in a grand hotel. Large rooms- a living space, separated bedroom space. Large spacious bathroom with lots of counter space. There are steps down to the bedroom. Quiet. What makes this hotel stand out is their superb service. Everyone from the front desk to housekeeping to the doormen, yes, doormen/valet are friendly and there to make your stay the best possible. Everyone is knowledgeable and helpful. There is valet parking for which you pay a parking fee of $25 but they will discount to $15 per night. There is a restaurant attached- Fishbones.
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Response from detroitsales, General Manager at The Atheneum
Responded 1 week ago
Dear connies966, Thank you for taking the time to detail your lovely time with us! We are thrilled that you felt at home from the moment you arrived and that our staff provided you with exceptional service throughout your stay. Whatever the occasion, we hope to host your next round of Detroit adventures. Sincerely, Starsky El Assadi General Manager
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You can't beat the location of this hotel. You can walk just about anywhere you want to be downtown, whether you're there for a game or to hit the casino. The rooms were a great size, we were there with a large group and we could comfortably gather in the room before we headed out. The staff was friendly and helpful. I would recommend using the valet parking just for convenience alone. Speedy service when I retrieved my vehicle at the end of my stay.
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Response from detroitsales, General Manager at The Atheneum
Responded 5 weeks ago
Dear KatHur13, Thank you for sharing all your wonderful comments in your review! It is a pleasure to learn that you took advantage of our access to many nearby attractions downtown. We are also delighted that our staff made you feel at home with friendly service. We hope to welcome you back to Detroit in the near future. Sincerely, Starsky El Assadi General Manager
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The suites were spacious, nicely appointed and clean. The location is within walking distance of many restaurants and sights. It’s across the street from a casino and there is a popular restaurant (Fishbones) in the hotel. All of the staff was friendly. We used the free shuttle bus often and the driver was very nice and personable. The price was much more reasonable than the other downtown all suite hotel (Doubletree). Caution. I was NOT there on a weekend but still I requested a quiet room on the quiet side of hotel because I am a light sleeper. I slept well. It is possible if we stayed on a weekend facing a noisy street sleep may have been much worse. If you are a light sleeper try to get a quiet room.
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Response from detroitsales, General Manager at The Atheneum
Responded Jun 6, 2019
Dear N6668KPmichaelb, Thank you for your incredibly detailed 5-star review! We are thrilled to know you found our staff welcoming and helpful. It is also wonderful to hear that you enjoyed our close access to numerous restaurants and entertainment. We look forward to hosting your next round of Detroit adventures! Sincerely, Starsky El Assadi General Manager
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$170 - $273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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