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Rivertown Inn & Suites Downtown Detroit

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 April 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 

1 Thank Emmy P
Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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Reviewed 29 March 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 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 14 March 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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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2016

Stayed one night recently for business. Check in was fast and easy thanks to the morning gentleman. Our room was ready when we arrived at 11:00am which was a big plus. Received second floor room as requested. Room was nice, king bed was comfortable. TV had plenty of channels. Great continental breakfast for business run. Will be back in June.

2 Thank Alex R
Florida Keys, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2016

I've stayed on this property a handful of times. Staff was especially helpful and friendly, and went out of their way to meet our needs. Rooms were clean and furnished nicely. Good value for the price.

2 Thank Tiffany A
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 January 2016

My husband and I stayed at the Rivertown Inn and Suites during a work conference downtown. Great price in comparison to other places downtown and it It was a quick drive to lots of great local restaurants and sites, which made it a nice to get around. Everything was close by. The staff was very friendly, and I always like... More 

1 Thank Lauren B
Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 January 2016

I'm stunned by other reviews, I had a pleasing stay. No complaints. And really close to all the downtown spots. This was by far a cheaper place to stay than most places I googled. Everyone was friendly & the diner next door had awesome food.

1 Thank neonoodles
London, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 27 December 2015

As we arrived at the inn 3 gunshots were heard very close and then the ambulance and the police drove by. The front lobby had a strange smell when you went in. Staff was friendly. Room was small. Plastic bag over the smoke detector. There was no bath tub. Just a walk in shower. Tap on bathroom sink would lift... More 

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Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

Last minute tickets to the Paul McCartney Concert and a scramble to find an available hotel room, ended up with finding the only availability in the city was here. The property was old and run down. Room was dated, but not filthy. Bathroom had poor lighting and moldy shower. However, the gal at check-in was pleasant and helpful. And, yes,... More 

1 Thank Lisa H
Santa Cruz, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

Stayed here last week on a business trip and after two nights I realized I had been getting bit by something. Turned over the mattress and sure enough there they were- bed bugs in the mattress seems (I have video and photo proof as well). Called the manager in and he looked at my bites and the bugs and said... More 

2 Thank JP_SantaCruz1

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Additional Information about Rivertown Inn & Suites Downtown Detroit

Address: 1316 E. Jefferson Ave., Detroit, MI 48207 (Formerly Shorecrest Motor Inn)
Region: United States > Michigan > Detroit
Price Range: $97 - $161 (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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“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
“Number 10 was good, number 11 smelled!”
 of 5 bubbles Matmikey, 20 Apr 2015 | Read review
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