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Mount Pleasant, United States
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just didn't enjoy my experience staying in a hotel in downtown Detroit, for it to be a suite a lot of repairs, stains and other insightful things about the room were not pleasing. Our room wasn't ready when we arrived and waited over an hour. Will not be staying there again

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John-HiltonHelp, on behalf of the staff at Doubletree by Hilton Detroit Downtown - Fort Shelby, responded to this review

Dear S3438LYangelah, Thank you for writing a review about your recent stay at our hotel. We are very sorry you were unhappy with our guestrooms and that yours wasn’t immediately available when you arrived. We appreciate your feedback, and will keep your comments in mind while we work to improve our guest experience. We hope you’ll stay with us again...

Perrysburg, Ohio
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

My husband and I booked this hotel to celebrate our 5th wedding anniversary. And although I am an HHonors gold member, its the first time I've received a text message from hotel staff before my visit to ask if there was anything they could do to make my stay "amazing". Impressive service! I mentioned that we would be celebrating our...

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Larry B, Manager at Doubletree by Hilton Detroit Downtown - Fort Shelby, responded to this review

Thank you for the great feedback. It was our pleasure to help celebrate your special day. We will look forward to your next visit with us

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had to stay overnight in Detroit for business at Cobo Hall. Initially I was going to stay at another hotel up on Jefferson for the same amount of money, but then I found the Doubletree for the same rate and it is walkable to Cobo. Great stay, lovely room, and friendly staff.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at this hotel twice in the last three weeks and had a wonderful stay both time. Hotel is clean and staff friendly. The restaurant has good food and the service is very quick. Gym is well equipped.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for my husbands burthday. Everything from our checking to checkout was outstanding. The corner room was very large and well decorated and quiet. The staff were all very professional and friendly making each guest feel welcomed. This is now my go to hotel while in Detroit

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Larry B, Manager at Doubletree by Hilton Detroit Downtown - Fort Shelby, responded to this review

Happy birthday to your husband!!! I trust you had a great time in the city. I am pleased to see that you enjoyed the time in our care. It was our pleasure to be part of the special day!! We will look forward to welcoming your return.

Boston
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looked like the shower and coffee maker were never cleaned and they didn't even do the bare minimum daily for cleaned. My trash was not taken out most days that they cleaned. The only thing that was done was the bed and they picked up and replaced towels that's it and that's on the days they actually cleaned. Some days...

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Larry B, Manager at Doubletree by Hilton Detroit Downtown - Fort Shelby, responded to this review

I would like to thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback about your recent stay. I am embarrassed to learn of the housekeeping issues your experienced while in our care. Please know this is not the expected level of service we work hard to provide each valued guest. I will be sharing this review with my...

boston, ma
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in town for a red wings game, and wanted something close to the Joe. This hotel staff really exceeded my expectations for customer service. From check in, to the bar staff, to the shuttle driver, everything was top notch. I loved the welcome text, and used that to ask to have our sofa bed made up, and a...

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Larry B, Manager at Doubletree by Hilton Detroit Downtown - Fort Shelby, responded to this review

I am so pleased to see that you enjoyed your time in our care. Know that it was our pleasure to be of service. We look forward to welcoming your return.

Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worn out furniture, defective appliances, messed up reservations,failure to clean our room are but a few of my warnings. This is a downtown $300 dollar a night property. That was poorly managed to the point that almost everything was wrong.

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Larry B, Manager at Doubletree by Hilton Detroit Downtown - Fort Shelby, responded to this review

I would like to again thank you for sharing your experience. I am truly sorry for any issues you experienced while in our care. Our team works hard to provide an amazing experience to each of our valued guests. I understand that did not happen on your visit. I assure you, that I have followed up with my team members....

Fort Wayne, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hotel and room were very clean and the staff was knowledgeable and friendly. Nice walking distance to the Red Wings game. The lighting in the bathroom could have been better and the door handle to the bath room was a little loose but not a big problem. If you passed any staff members the stopped to say Hi and...

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Larry B, Manager at Doubletree by Hilton Detroit Downtown - Fort Shelby, responded to this review

Thank you for being our valued guest. Also thank you for the feedback. We work hard to make sure your time in our care is relaxing and enjoyable. I am pleased to see that you had a great experience. We look forward to your return.

Canton, Ohio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the car show in was close and convenient the staff was great and the room was clean and real nice. I would come back again. We only stay none night so we could not comment on some of other benefits on the hotel.

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Larry B, Manager at Doubletree by Hilton Detroit Downtown - Fort Shelby, responded to this review

I thank you for being our guest and the feedback. I hope you enjoyed the Auto show as much as you stay with us. We look forward to welcoming your return.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • 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: $241 - $386 (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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“I think all rooms are probably nice but the higher up is a bit better for view.”
 of 5 bubbles Acb8694, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a suite.”
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“Go for a high floor if you want peace and quiet.”
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“Street views are always nice, the higher the better”
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“go for the suite if you are traveling with 4 or more! Super nice!”
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