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Rivertown Inn & Suites Downtown Detroit

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Fremont, MI
Reviewed 1 week ago

This room was newly updated with new carpeting, bedding, TV, and entrance way tile. It had a microwave and small refrigerator. The king bed was comfortable, however, the main blanket could be a little thicker. The bathroom is still a little outdated and the towels are very thin and cheap feeling. Check in was quick and easy, the receptionist was...

Thank Robin201
Reviewed 21 January 2017

low quality and people are not nice, almost hostile and not helpful at all,really noisy at night, WC was dirty, ..really bad, does not worth the money, the worst hotel i have ever stayed. definitely i dont recomment..

Thank Athina P
Paris, France
Reviewed 12 January 2017

For more than 200$ / night (OK, during Auto Show), a place not even worth 20$. Not refurbished since... I don't know when. Room not made during the three days I stayed there, electrical plugs moving from the wall, etc, heating sounding like a taking off F16 aircraft...

Thank Olivier C
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Worst place I have ever stay, I can't believe they are even allowed to stay open, when asked about the heat, the lady at the desk said it's not on, bc it's not the season. The shower filled up with water that would not drain. Towels felt like sandpaper. Overall a horrible stay, on top of that they raised the...

2Thank outlaw2400
Baskerville, Virginia, United States
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Had to stay here because last minute need to travel to Detroit and hotels sold out at beginning of my stay...the property had a relatively good appearance from outside. However, the room was very small and cramped with a 1950s hvac and electrical...bathroom outdated and towels were extremely worn out. Previous reviews i read beforehand indicated staff was very helpful...

Thank Barry S
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 6 October 2016

After reading other reviews, and staying here, you really do get what you paid for. The floors where filthy, the bathroom sink wouldn't fully shut off, the toilet kept running, the beds were slightly warped, and only some outlets worked. On the plus side, we did feel safe, free breakfast, and the staff were super friendly. I won't stay here...

Thank SteffyGlow
Reviewed 1 September 2016 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...

Thank Chris B
Niagara Falls, New York
Reviewed 30 August 2016

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...

Thank Kaitiekazoo
Reviewed 28 August 2016 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...

2Thank JaNell S
Cambridge, Canada
Reviewed 22 August 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...

Thank Mark H

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  • Breakfast included
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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)
Region: United States > Michigan > Detroit
Price Range: $99 - $261 (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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Shorecrest Motor Hotel Detroit
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Do not stay in #6, it has an old wall heating unit that makes a banging noise. Room 38 has been remodeled.”
 of 5 bubbles Robin201, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“choose side towards downtown”
 of 5 bubbles BarryS754, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Pick the south side.”
 of 5 bubbles 476MarkH476, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If price is your major factor, then stay here.”
 of 5 bubbles 914glenv, 16 Jul 2015 | Read review
“don't book a room there”
 of 5 bubbles letha2015, 22 Jun 2015 | Read review
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