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4.3 out of 5

"Staff was very friendly and helpful " More

By a verified traveler on Sun 27 Feb 2022

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Hotel Description

4-star historic hotel near MGM Grand Detroit Casino

Downtown Detroit stay

Within a 10-minute walk of this Downtown Detroit hotel, you'll find MGM Grand Detroit Casino and Cobo Center. Also, Campus Martius Park is within half a mile (1 km) and Fox Theatre is within 2 miles (3 km).

Business services

This hotel features a restaurant, a 24-hour gym, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 19 conference rooms, as well as the business center and free WiFi in public areas. Self parking, a coffee shop, and a computer station are also offered.

Free Internet, flat-screen TVs

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, the 203 guestrooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, as well as flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities include hydromassage showerheads, coffee/tea makers, and hair dryers.

King Bed 2 Room Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$333* Per night/room May 24 - May 25

Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Corner Suite One King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

2 Queens 2 Room Suite

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Detroit Downtown - Fort Shelby ratings based on 26 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.3 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Detroit Downtown - Fort Shelby

Everyone (17) Couples (5) Family (3)
5 out of 5
Staff was very friendly and helpful

Posted by on Feb 27, 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

Feb 28, 2022 by Michael Glass - General Manager

We appreciate the kind comment about the service received from our team. We hope to host you again soon and provide a stay worthy of a 5 star review.

4 out of 5
it was nice

Posted by on Dec 19, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Dec 20, 2021 by Michael Glass - General Manager

Thank you for taking a moment to share your experience. We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel in the not too distant future!

4 out of 5

Posted by on Oct 9, 2021

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5 out of 5
My husband and I had our wedding 08/08, and we stayed there for the wedding weekend We always book this hotel before any other in the city of Detroit

Posted by on Aug 13, 2021

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Aug 23, 2021 by Michael

Congrats again and thank you! Great to hear of another excellent stay!

2 out of 5
Tremendous service… Awesome…thank you

Posted by on Aug 7, 2021

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Aug 10, 2021 by Michael

We appreciate the kind comment about the service received from our team. We hope to host you again soon and provide a stay worthy of a 5 star review.

5 out of 5
Everything was fine.

Posted by on Jul 26, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 29, 2021 by Michael

Thank you for staying with us! We hope to serve you again soon!

5 out of 5
👍

Posted by on Jul 18, 2021

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Jul 19, 2021 by Michael

Glad to see you had an excellent stay! Thank you for your business and for the great review!

5 out of 5
This was my first stay here and the room was beautiful. The vote was also lovely.

Posted by on Feb 21, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Mar 2, 2021 by Rodney

Thank you so much for the positive review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back!

5 out of 5

Posted by on Jan 18, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jan 28, 2021 by Rodney

Thank you for your feedback! We look forward to welcoming you back.

5 out of 5
Beautifully restored Historic hotel, close to everything and easily accessible for transit riders

Posted by , from St. Louis on Sep 12, 2020

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Sep 17, 2020 by Manuela

Thank you so much for staying with us. We appreciate your feedback!

About the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Detroit Downtown - Fort Shelby

Location 525 West Lafayette Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226

Property Features

Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/cafe on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. There's an onsite business center. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. Event space at this hotel measures 18535 square feet (1722 square meters) and includes conference space. The business-friendly DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Detroit Downtown - Fort Shelby also features a 24-hour fitness center, laundry facilities, and dry cleaning/laundry services. For a fee, parking is available. This 4-star Detroit hotel is smoke free.

  • 203 guestrooms or units
  • 10 levels
  • 18535 sq ft of conference space
  • 1722 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 2008
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Wedding services available
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Train station: Detroit Station (5.8 km / 3.6 mi)
  • Metro station: Fort Cass Station (0.2 km / 0.1 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Detroit Downtown - Fort Shelby offers 203 air-conditioned accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and safes. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with hydromassage showerheads, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. 55-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels and pay movies. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains.

  • Separate bedroom
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Hydromassage showerhead
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast on weekdays from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM and on weekends from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

Motor City Kitchen - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast only. A children's menu is available.

Round Bar - This bar specializes in American cuisine. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Motor City Market - Onsite coffee shop. Open daily.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center.

Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility without adult supervision.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 11:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 21 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, debit cards, and cash.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of CleanStay (Hilton). This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines CleanStay (Hilton)
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service
  • Number of children who can stay free - 2
  • Debit cards

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 40.00 per day

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: USD 17.00 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 27.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Early check-in fee: USD 25.00 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • DoubleTree Suites Detroit Downtown Fort Shelby
  • DoubleTree Suites Fort Shelby
  • DoubleTree Suites Hilton Detroit Downtown Fort Shelby
  • DoubleTree Suites Hilton Fort Shelby Hotel
  • DoubleTree Suites Hilton Fort Shelby Hotel Detroit Downtown
  • DoubleTree Suites Hilton Detroit Downtown Fort Shelby Hotel
  • DoubleTree Suites Hilton Fort Shelby
  • DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Detroit Downtown Fort Shelby
  • DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Detroit Downtown - Fort Shelby Hotel

You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Up to 2 children 21 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Awards & Affiliations

The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.