We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Inn on Ferry Street

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Best prices for:1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
Professional photos
The Inn on Ferry Street
The Inn on Ferry Street
Panoramas (15)
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

466 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for The Inn on Ferry Street
See the most recent reviews
Showing 452: English reviews
Reviewed 19 September 2016

I reserved the Scott House Executive Suite, specifically for its Jacuzzi tub. I was dismayed to find it permanently discolored and with a deteriorated bottom (cracked & segmented, with too much porosity to possibly clean properly). I left a week ago with a rash from this tub, for which I now need to see a doctor. The rest of the...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Silas W
UK
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Great building, wonderful staff, great rooms. Fabulous healthy breakfast! More like a 4/5 star English boutique hotel than the usual America generic rubbish! I'd stay here again in heartbeat if I ever come back to Detroit!!

 Report
Helpful?
Thank earthmovements
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Very pleasant stay, lots of character and fantastic location if you need to be near the District of Detroit. Free parking, free WiFi and free quality breakfast. The complimentary shuttle to and from the Baseball game was just another bonus that puts this hotel over the top! This was my first visit at the Inn on Ferry buy certainly not...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Wizard-of-Oz-2012
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 2 September 2016

After being away from Detroit for over 30 years this was an incredible experience! Beautiful homes, no matter which one you stay in, they are all gorgeous. The staff is incredible and Craig and the others drove us where we needed to go in the hotel shuttle. We could walk to many places and were a short drive from the...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Babakaka
Wilmette
Reviewed 12 August 2016

I would have rated this excellent except for the A/C. My room was very hot. The room was so pretty. The color scheme was so warm and the bathroom was huge. It had a jacuzzi and I had wished I had more time to enjoy it all. I will definitely go back.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Duff34
Barrington, Illinois
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Picture yourself walking up the front walk to a large mansion, putting the key in the door and entering a large foyer/sitting room and then going up the massive wooden staircase to the bedroom. That's the reality of staying at the Inn on Ferry. It really is a very nice hotel with great service (as stated before in a lot...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank JohntheLast
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Thanks to all those on TripAdvisor for your rave reviews of The Inn on Ferry. We absolutely loved it! Fantasic location just blocks from museums, shops and dining. The staff was wonderful and provided us with the magical history of the Inn. We'll definitely be back!

 Report
Helpful?
Thank lkheight
Romulus, Michigan
Reviewed 29 July 2016

I absolutely LOVED this Beautifully restored Bed and Breakfast in Detroit. Each room has its own character and charm.....and is decorated wonderfully. I actually rented the entire house for a Birthday gathering for family and friends to celebrate with me.......and Everyone Loved it as well. The service I received was fantastic and the breakfast was super delicious. Highly recommended for...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank SistaNun
Toronto
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Very lovely old home, clean private bathroom, exquisite wooden furniture, great breakfast salon with terrific breakfasts, fresh fruit berries, quiche, yoghurt, fresh bread toaster, staff are courteous, helpful, quick to solve issues, shuttle service is so convenient.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Dorten
Lincoln, Nebraska
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We were drawn to this accommodation by the unique set up of it being several historic homes and carriage houses, and the rave reviews and were not disappointed. Free parking behind the homes and in walking distance to the Detroit Institute of Art as well as the restaurant of the year! Room was lovely and comfortable, in fact the best...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Rutha2s

611 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (177)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (65)
Viewed
Bathroom (9)
Viewed
Room/Suite (41)
Viewed
Dining (9)
Viewed
View from Room (5)
Viewed
1:57
Videos (1)
Viewed
Other (47)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (417)
Viewed
1201- Queen Deluxe (20)
Viewed
1202- Queen Deluxe (22)
Viewed
2103- Queen Executive Suite (1st floor with sitting room & porch) (38)
Viewed
2205- Queen Executive (2nd floor with porch) (30)
Viewed
4301- King Executive (23)
Viewed
6203- Queen Deluxe (24)
Viewed
Amenities (129)
Viewed
Smith Carriage House Suite - two bedroom suite with sitting room (46)
Viewed
The Hotel (85)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (17)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (6)
Viewed
Room/Suite (4)
Viewed
Bathroom (4)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (1)
Viewed
Other (2)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Detroit hotels
3.1 km away
Aloft Detroit at The David Whitney
3.1 km away
MGM Grand Detroit
MGM Grand Detroit
#2 of 33 in Detroit
997 reviews
3.5 km away
The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
3.6 km away
Greektown Casino Hotel
Greektown Casino Hotel
#5 of 33 in Detroit
980 reviews
4.0 km away
Crowne Plaza Detroit Downtown Riverfront
3.8 km away
Trumbull and Porter Hotel Detroit
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast Available
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the East Ferry Street Historic District of Midtown Detroit, The Inn on Ferry Street sets the standard for elegant guest quarters and dedicated service. Just steps from the state’s finest museums, acclaimed Detroit Medical Center and Wayne State University, the Inn is a relaxing change of pace from the standard business hotel. Consisting of four restored Victorian homes, and two carriage houses the Inn abounds in sophisticated luxury. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Inn on Ferry Street

Address: 84 East Ferry Street, Detroit, MI 48202-3802
Region: United States > Michigan > Detroit
Price Range: $202 - $432 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Inn on Ferry Street 3.5*
Number of rooms: 40
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Orbitz, Expedia, Hotels.com, Booking.com, Travelocity, Cheap Tickets, Priceline and Jetsetter so you can book your The Inn on Ferry Street reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Inn On Ferry Street Hotel Detroit
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Detroit
#2 Romantic Hotel in Detroit
#2 Business Hotel in Detroit
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from The Inn on Ferry Street staff and other travellers.
5 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (5)

Questions? Get answers from The Inn on Ferry Street staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“next time we will request first floor”
 of 5 bubbles 966laurieb, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the ones I saw were nicely appointed and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles mayersmarilyn, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Not a place for the disabled. One more of the homes on the street is being renovated and may have this accommodation .”
 of 5 bubbles janeo830, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Don't get a Jacuzzi room, or one in the Scott House if you like quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 251silasw, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Owen house was nice, they all looked great. One house had an outdoor, elevated back patio, perfect for large family hangout space.”
 of 5 bubbles Babakaka, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay