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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have been going to the Detroit Auto Show annually for about 16 years, and for the last 10 years or so have stayed at the Athenium every year. 10 years ago when we began staying at the Athenium, there were limited options for decent hotels and dining in Detroit and we liked staying in the Greektown area, so chose...

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Big room, large comfortable king bed, separate couch sitting area. Large bathroom with big vanity, and soaking tub, very large soft towels. good location, in Greektown, close to the people mover, casinos and a 10 minute walk to business district, Ren Cen.

Thank jodi g
Everett, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very clean , great customer service and safe I was really surprised to see how nice the people that worked there were and how safe the place was i had everything i needed in my room . and i really the fact there was tons of restaurants near by They do tell you that they charge for breakfast

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Allen Park, Michigan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I will try and make this short. I'm not a picky person and try to leave reviews that are pertinent to the cost and the experience. Cost : $175 per night w/parking of $25 Bed comfort : 2 /5. Sheets are scratchy, pillows are worn out. Room : 2/5. Horribly outdated and not kept up. Bubbling wall paper. Scuffed walls....

Thank Robbins1980
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For a person traveling alone the room was a bit over-sized. I would have been happier with a room half the size at a lower price. The bed was super comfortable and the desk space was nice for reading etc. My only criticism is the kitschy fake plants up and down the atrium.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Centrally located but comes with plenty of street noise. Twenty minutes of an engine being revved at 2 in the morning is never good! Hotel claims to be full of suites and I have no reason to doubt that. My room was large, on a split level. Comfy enough but perhaps needs a little freshening up. Looked forward to my...

2Thank DWHM1965
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 9 December 2016

I recently stayed here. The location is great and central to anything you want to do downtown. The rooms are spacious and comfortable for the most part but need a refresh and coat of paint. Carpet could be replaced too. Could be a 4-5 star hotel but needs attention. Staff was friendly and overall a good stay for being there...

1Thank sunnylagirl
Petoskey, Michigan
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Stayed here on recommendation of friends for an event we were going to at the FOX. For downtown Detroit in Greektown it was ok. It seemed to be a noisy hotel, could hear our neighbors easily. Prices were ok and breakfast wasn't included. Could find better places to stay for same price.

1Thank Karen D
Reviewed 6 December 2016

My wife and I stayed at the Atheneum for our third anniversary and was pleasantly surprised with how beautiful this hotel is. The staff is an amazing group of people who are very helpful, polite, and attentive to their guests. We will definitely chose this place again and look forward to our next stay.

1Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

The Atheneum is in a great location close to bars, restaurants and the People Mover. There is a complementary shuttle that takes you within a 5 mile radius of the hotel as well. Staff is incredibly friendly and helpful. There isn't a spa at this hotel which is a downside but for the value it's hard to beat

2Thank Claire C

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Additional Information about The Atheneum

Address: 1000 Brush St, Greektown, Detroit, MI 48226-2906
Region: United States > Michigan > Detroit
Price Range: $253 - $327 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Atheneum 4*
Number of rooms: 174
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Also Known As:
The Atheneum Hotel Detroit
Atheneum Hotel Detroit
Atheneum Detroit
Atheneum Suite Hotel
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#6 Luxury Hotel in Detroit
#7 Family Hotel in Detroit
#10 Romantic Hotel in Detroit
#11 Business Hotel in Detroit
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“Go high floor on opposite side of people mover”
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“very convenient lots of restaurant near by and it's safe”
 of 5 bubbles Ketlie, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Hotel only has 6 floors.”
 of 5 bubbles karenlT6834HV, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I would ask for a top floor room”
 of 5 bubbles susiQ6, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room facing the river if you want a nice view. Ours overlooked the casino entrance - not much to see there.”
 of 5 bubbles lovestoroam78, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
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