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Holiday Inn Express Detroit - Downtown
Ranked #17 of 33 Hotels in Detroit
Reviewed October 25, 2012

We stayed during the weekend of the Detroit Marathon in mid October . It was one of the best lodging experiences we have ever had. Staff was very friendly and accomodating. They called to make sure all was well and were very prompt with our requests. They were packed for the marathon but did a great job keeping the breakfast buffet stocked with goodies including food that runners appreciate. Kudos!

This is a perfect location for the marathon. Plan to book it again next year.

Great staff! Thanks for a great weekend.

  • Stayed: October 2012
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marwan h, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Detroit - Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2012

Thank you so much for letting other potential guests know how much we took care of you during the marathon. We look forward to welcoming you next year for this very special downtown Detroit event.

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Reviewed October 24, 2012

The staff at this hotel was good, the breakfast decent, and the room comfortable, However, it was a little pricey for nothing memorable. Good location. Elevator was loud although I was not very near it.

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  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled on business
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Thank LPorterRN
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marwan h, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Detroit - Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2012

Thank you for rating our hotel on Tripadvisor. We appreciate any feedback that we do get from our guests. Being the lowest priced in the downtown area, offering the amenities that we do, and the warm-hearted staff, are the reasons we feel that our guests continue to choose our property when in the downtown area. Our rates are competitively positioned with the other hotels in our downtown market. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us if you feel this is not what you received.

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Reviewed October 13, 2012 via mobile

Had good stay at hotel. Service wad good room clean close to all downtown attractions. Will stay there again when I go to chene park for summer jazz series.........:......................................

  • Stayed: August 2012
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Thank bruce j
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marwan h, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Detroit - Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2012

Thank you for taking time to recognize us on TripAdvisor. We certainly appreciate all the good comments you posted. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

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Reviewed October 11, 2012

We stayed for one night in this friendly hotel. All the staff went out of their way to be helpful and courteous. Although I'd read others' complaints about the Valet Parking, we got fast, efficient service. Highly recommend this spot for a budget friendly stay-over.

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank TantraPala
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marwan h, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Detroit - Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded October 13, 2012

Thank you so much for letting potential guests know how much we care for our guests. Please come and stay with our Holiday Inn Express family the next time you are downtown.

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Reviewed September 25, 2012

Good location walking distance to Comerica Park, and Ford Field. Staff very friendly. The morning Breakfast was ok, (could be just the morning we were there) but have had hotel breakfast's where there has been more selection. Would stay there again.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled with friends
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marwan h, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Detroit - Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2012

Thank you for taking your time to let other potential guests know that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future to cheer on our Detroit Tigers.

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Reviewed September 19, 2012

A 10 minute stroll to the ball park.
Friendly staff, from the lads at the door to the staff at the reception...... spotlessly clean room..... and a surprisingly good breakfast that was more than the "continental" spread that is so often the norm.

Now if only the Blue Jays had bothered to show up..........

  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled with family
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marwan h, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Detroit - Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2012

Thank you for letting potential guests know how much you enjoyed your stay with us. We would love to have you back anytime in the future. Really, it's okay that the Blue Jays didn't show up, we love our Tigers!!!

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Reviewed September 5, 2012

We booked this hotel so we can spend the night after the Jimmy Buffett concert. We tried other hotels first, but they were all booked. Was not sure what to expect, but we were treated like we were at a 5 star hotel. Friendly front desk, check was a breeze. They went out of there way to make sure we all rooms ( 3 couples) were together. Rooms were very clean and plenty of space. It is also a short walk to Comerica Park and Ford Field. I would stay again.

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled solo
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marwan h, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Detroit - Downtown, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2012

Thank you so much for staying with us while you were downtown. I am glad my staff and I were able to make such a great impression during your stay. Please call us first the next time you come to the downtown area, you are now a part of our Holiday Inn Express family! Rachel Murdoch, Front Office Manager.

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Address: 1020 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226-2613
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Location: United States > Michigan > Detroit
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #17 of 33 Hotels in Detroit
Price Range: $152 - $365 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Detroit - Downtown 2.5*
Number of rooms: 241
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites of Downtown Detroit is a first class hotel that is ideal for travelers who are visiting for either business or leisure purposes. In addition to our finely appointed guest rooms, we offer fully equipped suites with full kitchens for extended stays. Some of our outstanding amenities include a state-of-the-art fitness center, indoor heated pool, 24-hour business center, and complimentary high-speed Internet access. Don't forget to join us for breakfast at our newly updated Express Start Breakfast Bar. We now offer a selection of hot entrees! The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites of Downtown Detroit also offers valet parking for your convenience at fee of $27.00 per car per night, the lowest priced hotel parking in the downtown area. Located in the heart of downtown Detroit, the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites is within walking distance of Cobo Convention Center, Joe Louis Arena (Detroit Red Wings) and the new MGM Grand Casino. The hotel is also positioned perfectly near the People Mover, Greektown Casino, Motor City Casino, Detroit Opera House, Fox Theatre, Hard Rock Cafe, Comerica Park (Detroit Tigers), and Ford Field (Detroit Lions). For the busy executive, the hotel is located only 1-2 blocks from Compuware World Headquarters, DTE Energy, and AT&T, just to name a few. The General Motors World Headquarters, famously known as the Renaissance Center, is located less than one mile from the hotel and is open to the public during weekdays for tours and shopping. Visitors can even venture off across the border into Canada by crossing the Ambassador Bridge or the tunnel into Windsor, Canada. For your next visit to Detroit, Stay Smart at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites of Downtown Detroit! ... more   less 
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