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Doubletree by Hilton Detroit Downtown - Fort Shelby

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I like the place. It is quite, clean with comfy beds. The room is quite large. it is a few blocks away from the city center where food and hart plaza is located. Take uber when going to the airport. It's the most convenient and cost efficient.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Detroit for the weekend for a red wings game. The Doubletree was in a fantastic location to the Joe Louis area and all other sites we wanted to visit downtown. We had a 2 room suite that had a view of the Detroit river and Windsor, Canada. All amenities in the hotel were superior. Note: the hotel...

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Eric T, General Manager at Doubletree by Hilton Detroit Downtown - Fort Shelby, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your suite's views and amenities, our lobby café, and took advantage of our convenient location! We hope to welcome you back again soon.

Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice hotel in downtown Detroit. Staff was very helpful throughout my stay and were always very friendly. Staff quickly resolved a couple minor issues with a meeting room and at check-out very quickly!

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Canton, Ohio
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed downtown at this hotel its an older 100 year old building hilton are in the process of refurbishing the hotel the service was great, the rooms are fairly small this is because back in the day, guests did not need so much space the have a shuttle bus that has a 3 mile radius that pretty much covers all...

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Cassopolis, Michigan
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

this building was actually an old army fort and thus the building itself is quite old they have upgraded the gym which is really good but there is no pool room service selection needs to be upgraded and they need to stop using Nestlé water

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Philadelphia, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

This property was great. Looking forward to coming back. Everyone was friendly an nice. The Front Desk Staff was very helpful. Housekeeping was awesome. Managers were great as well. I love staying with Hilton

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Whittemore, MI, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time staying in downtown Detroit. The Doubletree was much nicer than expected. The room was huge, nicely decorated and very comfortable. $30 to park is a bit pricey but otherwise this is a great place. It's a 5 minute walk to MGM Casino. I will definitely stay here again when returning to Detroit.

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Zürich, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

overall great experience and good quality/price. Very friendly staff and very big and comfy rooms. W-Lan very good. Can only recommend this hotel. Walking distance to most attactions in DownTown Detroit.

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Umea, Sweden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looks good at first sight, after a while you find it's not up to date... nice staff anyway, also at first.. we booked 5 person in a suite, but we only got 2 sheets. Asked får 3 more but they could only bring us one more.. five guys, three kind of small beds, 3 sheets.. they told us they couldn't...

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Eric T, General Manager at Doubletree by Hilton Detroit Downtown - Fort Shelby, responded to this review

I appreciate that you took the time to share your recent experience. From feedback like yours, we can improve the guest experience. I sincerely apologize for the customer service you received on several fronts. Please know this is not the level of service we endeavor to provide. I will review your comments with my team. We hope to have the...

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at this hotel so we could attend a Detroit Redwings game. The arena was very close and the services at the hotel were everything we needed! The rooms are huge and all was up to par. Great stay.

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Eric T, General Manager at Doubletree by Hilton Detroit Downtown - Fort Shelby, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Dawn. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed great service, your spacious suite, and took advantage of our convenient location! We hope to welcome you back again soon.

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Wonderful historic hotel in the heart of downtown Detroit. Enjoy our all suite hotel rooms. Just one block from the people mover. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Doubletree by Hilton Detroit Downtown - Fort Shelby

Address: 525 W Lafayette Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226-3122
Region: United States > Michigan > Detroit
Price Range: $216 - $371 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Doubletree by Hilton Detroit Downtown - Fort Shelby 3.5*
Number of rooms: 203
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Doubletree By Hilton Detroit Downtown - Fort Shelby Hotel Detroit
Doubletree Hotel Fort Shelby
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#3 Best Value Hotel in Detroit
#4 Business Hotel in Detroit
#5 Romantic Hotel in Detroit
#9 Family Hotel in Detroit
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“free shuttle”
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“I think all rooms are probably nice but the higher up is a bit better for view.”
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