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Aurora, Canada
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28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I am not saying this is a nice hotel by any means but since the horrible reviews a nice Indian family bought this motel and looks like the are fixing this up. The hotel is very old and needs a lot of tlc but the crime and hookers have been removed. My friend and I were out of option so... More 

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atherton
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

all the bad reviews on trip adviser are true we stayed one night one night and i was frightened to go to sleep. there was drug dealing and prostitutes coming and going at all hours of the night.the roomhad a terrible odour coming from the bed a terrible chemical smell which woke me up in the early hours with a... More 

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Pendleton, Indiana
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16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel due to closeness to Comerica Park Ballpark and price. This was a very OLD hotel. Attendant on duty was friendly and helpful. He printed out directions to the ball park. The room was VERY basic. Clean, but no phone, no ice machine, no hair dryer. The bed was not made up, nor new towels provided... More 

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1 Thank scoll1111
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48 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

This place is the most cheapest motel that u can find in motown!!actually is the better place if you want to get some crack!!hahaha.rooms are dirty and the door is broke!!most likely for a dealers fight!if u have enough money go to downtown and get a normal hotel

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3 Thank Ibiza G
Brantford, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2015

Room was very dirty.Manager said Look at the room and if you dont like he would give there money back. He did not said all sales are final too bad. Booking.com also said too bad. never stay here please

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2 Thank Peter B
Lausanne, Switzerland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2015

The room was very dirty. It seemed like the bed sheet was not changed for over a month and that the toilet has not been cleaned ever. The internet didn't work. For the people in the hotel and around it it seems more a brothel than a motel. I could not stand it so I preferred to leave and loose... More 

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5 Thank PD86
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2014 via mobile

This is one of those dirt cheap places so I can't really complain. You get what you pay for. We went to a concert at the Masonic Temple and this was the closest place to stay. Rather than driving an hour home afterwards. We only slept here, didn't shower or anything else. They only provide a bar of soap, so... More 

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3 Thank lindstorm5
Tallahassee, Florida
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2014

It's a totally horrible place. I rented a room over the telephone from Florida, and when I arrived there I found homeless people loitering in the facility. The area was dirty and stinky, even the office of the motel was nothing but a kitchen room littered with garbage and trash cans. The old women from India does not understand English... More 

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8 Thank Uddin2014
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2013

this is the most horrific Motel i've ever stayed at in my entire life! There was BLOOD ON THE WALL!!!!! i had an argument with the reception staff trying to get a clean towel and eventually when i got it it stunk of curry, i also noted that the only other couple staying here had to ask for a new... More 

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29 Thank Nicole P
Woodburn, Oregon
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2013

My husband and I came up for the cruse in and we found everyone to be very nice, the dog's are very friendly and rooms clean. The only thing my husband didn't like was the toilet was very low to the ground. Thanks for everything :-)

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Viking Motel

Address: 2720 Grand River Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201
Region: United States > Michigan > Detroit
Price Range: $93 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 60
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“DONT USE BOOKING.COM when there was questions they could not help customer service nightmare Please read reviews on this place and believe”
 of 5 bubbles G5250QYpeterb, 22 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Just do not stay here!”
 of 5 bubbles PD86, 28 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Stay at the motor city casino across the road”
 of 5 bubbles nicolep544, 13 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Pets are welcome and staff very nice. If the room is not the reason you are staying in Detroit then this is a much better deal”
 of 5 bubbles itchysmom, 4 Oct 2013 | Read review
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