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“Pretty Good, No "WOW" Factor, though”

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Courtyard Detroit Brighton
Ranked #2 of 5 Hotels in Brighton
Certificate of Excellence
Dayton, OH
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36 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Pretty Good, No "WOW" Factor, though”
Reviewed 13 November 2011

Don't get me wrong, this is a nice place - we've stayed here twice. But, compared to some other Courtyard Marriotts, with their retro art deco decor, etc., is....well...OK. When you walk into the "lobby", everything is riiggghhht THERE! You walk in, the check-in desk is immediately to your left right THERE...the recently updated lobby/chairs/restaurant tables are right THERE. The pool is directly ahead. It's just of ....all in your face right when you walk in. Everything is pleasant enough, though...just kind of cramped. The lobby does, however, have a few computer/Internet workstations and at least one printer.

The street is kind of hard to find, even with the GPS. You'll be looking for it, looking for it, "where the*&^% is it?", etc. - apparently because of local sign zoning, the small sign for CourtyardBrightonFordOutbackCrackerBarrel is on the GROUND just this side of Arby's, right off the interstate. So, turn west right next to Arby's. The traffic can be heavy here, so if you don't see it, just get into the Arby's parking lot, then look for it.

The hotel is generally is clean, except the elevator floor at times and the trashcans in the entry airlock were overflowing at 10am on a Saturday. This place is extremely quiet, especially in the well-appointed rooms. There were a bunch of teeny-bopper cheerleaders in the hotel the first night we were there, and while we could, of course, hear them while we were in the hallways, when we got into our room it was like we were in a recording booth or something. Extreeeemely quiet. Very nice.

Very reliable, strong, fast, FREE, WIRELESS (or, if you prefer, wired) WIFI/Internet connection. THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU MARRIOTT COURTYARD!!

Our King room, that we got for $58/night by bidding blind for a 3-star hotel on Priceline, we relatively roomy with a nice big 37" (or larger?) LG HiDef TV with a couple dozen national network channels and a few local Detroit channels. The room was very clean, except my wife did notice that where the mattress had pulled away from the headboard, down where the boxsprings met the headboard, there was a bunch of hair built up. Buuhhluck!

This place is definitely nicer than the Best Western up at the next exit on US23, but that BW has a little fridge and a room safe in the rooms. Would be nice if CYbM could do that.

Room's bath was OK - sink area a bit cramped, and the separate toilet/bathtub room, with its stark white fluorescent lightbulb and unadorned walls, was like "going" and showering in a operating room. Very sterile, stark, and cold. But clean.

No free breakfast, but they do serve breakfast at prices higher than Cracker Barrel a very short walk two properties away. But, a lot quieter and more pleasant than Cracker Barrel.

Overall, even at $99/night, this place is a bargain. Our King room was going for $154/night on the Marriott site - I would not pay that. Either way, $58+tax via PriceLine was a steal and we would (and have) stay here again.

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  • Stayed November 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 11 November 2011

I guess Stefanie is the new manager there and the entire staff has done a 180. They all were friendly and went above and beyond the call of duty. The renovation looks great and because of Stefanie I am recommending all my business partners stay there instead of Ann Arbor. I travel a lot for work and have styed here prior before and it is night and day, I wish she were my hotel manager at all the properties I stay at across the country. Knowledgeable, friendly and always has the best interest of the customer at heart. Terrific Job!

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled on business
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Traverse City, Michigan
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Reviewed 3 November 2011

Loved the new lobby renovation and Bistro restaurant. Staff was knowledgeble and friendly and my room was clean and fabulous. The pool was enjoyable and we were able to put our drinks in plastic cups to enjoy poolside. The hotel is kind of hard to find... look for Arby's and it's down the road next to that. Once you find it, you will be wecomed by smiles and well wishes. There are a lot of restaurants and shopping nearby and downtown Brighton is joy to visit. I don't have any negatives about our stay and hope you enjoy it there as well as we did.

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  • Stayed October 2011, travelled with family
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Windsor Ontario
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Reviewed 12 September 2011

Stayed there this weekend for the Michigan Wolverine Football game...hotel was undergoing renovations but everything throughout the hotel was kept very clean.....breakfast buffet was well stocked and fresh...Outback Restaurant right next door.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled with family
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Sandusky, Ohio
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Reviewed 1 September 2011

They are currently going through a renovation in the lobby. It will be the same look as all the newer Courtyards. The rooms are the old style Courtyards but I understand they will be updated in the next year or so. The rooms currently are clean and they have full cable TV. The pool is nice but they took out the hot tub a while back. Workout room is small. The front desk is very friendly and helpful. There is an Outback and a Craker Barrel within walking distance. The hotel is a very good value for the money.

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled on business
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Property: Courtyard Detroit Brighton
Address: 7799 Conference Center Dr, Brighton, MI 48114-7334
Region: United States > Michigan > Brighton
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 5 Hotels in Brighton
Price range (per night): $145 - $267
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard Detroit Brighton 3*
Number of rooms: 88
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Courtyard Marriott Brighton hotel offers spacious accommodations and modern amenities for the needs of today's traveler. In the morning, fuel up with a satisfying breakfast in the Bistro and come back for dinner and cocktails at an affordable price. Unwind in large renovated guest rooms featuring plush bedding, free Wi-Fi and 37" LCD TV. During downtime, maintain your workout routine in our large fitness center or indoor pool. Our hotel in Brighton also boasts a beautiful terrace for relaxing outdoors. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Courtyard By Marriott Detroit Brighton Hotel Brighton
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