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The Atheneum

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87Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
24Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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Reviewed yesterday

Very hard to get a hold of on the phone. Email was down so we had to use a fax. Reservation got messed up. Hotel staff seems unorganized and adrift. Hard to get an invoice for business related expense (nothing under door at checkout or...More

Thank Kay P
Reviewed 3 days ago

Beginning with valet parking and continuing with every single staff we encountered, this is by far the best experience we’ve had in a long time. We booked because of a wedding and we all commented how friendly and accommodating the staff was. Such a treat....More

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our check in was 4 o’clock. Room was not ready. Missed dinner reservations because of it. Staff couldn’t care less! Once we finally got our room it smelled like pot so strong we couldnt stand it. Will not be staying there againMore

Thank setter1425
Response from detroitsales, General Manager at The AtheneumResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear setter1425, We are sorry to hear that your experience was not what it should have been. Such occurrences are exceedingly rare, and we extend our sincerest apologies for you having missed your reservations. Thank you for sharing your feedback, and we appreciate you staying...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We traveled four hours in bad traffic to attend a wedding and stay here. The woman at the front desk was so extremely rude that I could not believe it. Forget a welcoming spirit.... she was unprofessional, mean, sour and unwelcoming. We did nothing to...More

1  Thank Wacky3
Response from detroitsales, General Manager at The AtheneumResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Wacky3, We greatly appreciate your feedback. Please accept our sincerest apologies about any misgivings you encountered. We know that check in is your first contact with our hotel, so that should have been as excellent as everything else you experienced. Besides your concerns, we...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Attended a wedding at old St Marys on the river, 1 block from church. Close to Colony club reception also. Clean, comfortable rooms, great service. Shuttle service available every 15 min.. Valet service was perfect for parking car and ubering to venues.More

Thank Jan L
Response from detroitsales, General Manager at The AtheneumResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Jan L, Thank you for taking a moment to share this review! We’re happy our central location made it easy to get to all the wedding festivities, and that got to use our convenient shuttle to explore the area. We hope you join us...More

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Dee T
January 26, 2018|
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Response from Janice L | Reviewed this property |
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Danica M
June 18, 2017|
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Response from detroitsales | Property representative |
We are located 1.5 miles from Chene Park. Please let us know if you have any other questions. Thank you.
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tbimom
June 16, 2017|
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Response from Karen C | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about the shuttle but the rooms have steps. Sorry.
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Room Tips
"Close to nightlife"
174kayp
yesterday
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"Request a room at least floor 6 or higher to avoid the street noise as much as possible."
U7023TNedwardc
Jul 15, 2018
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"Ok just don’t do hotel bar!"
trentmichel
Jun 20, 2018
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"I generally like higher and faced West which had a nice view of some older Detroit buildings."
DH_Out_and_About
Apr 19, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
$181 - $341 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
174
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