Detroit is the largest city in Michigan and is known for its auto industry and the birthplace of Motown. The city has something for each tourist.
Music lovers will enjoy touring Hitsville U.S.A. at the Motown Museum, which was once the house that started Motown music. The art enthusiast will enjoy the Detroit Institute of Arts. If you are into history and cars, take a tour of the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant, the first factory built by Ford Motor Company and houses some vintage cars from the past. If you are into nature, Belle Isle Park has everything from beautiful flowers to exotic animals. And for the sports fan, they can watch a baseball game at Comerica Park or watch the Detroit Lions play football at Ford Field.
Detroit can get quite expensive with all the great restaurants, attractions, and sports, but that does not mean that your hotel has to cost a lot as well. Here we will discuss three affordable options of places to stay.
Four Points by Sheraton Windsor Downtown
Four Points by Sheraton in Windsor Downtown is a centrally located hotel close to many of Detroit’s attractions. The hotel itself is in Canada, but only one block from Detroit Windsor Tunnel leading you into downtown Detroit. In just a five-minute drive you could be gambling at MGM Grand Detroit Casino, or walking through the Motown Historical Museum.
The hotel offers many great amenities that guests can enjoy, like the indoor pool or the fitness center. In addition, when the weather is perfect, the seasonal sun deck can be the perfect relaxing place after a day of sightseeing and it offers amazing city views. There is a restaurant and bar on-site, Fionn MacCool’s, which serves Irish and American food. Parking is available but will cost $15.
The rooms are contemporary and include a flatscreen TV, a coffee maker, and a work desk. Rooms can include either a queen or king bed and can accommodate up to four people. All rooms offer city views.
Past guests have rated this hotel as excellent. They enjoyed the location right in downtown, the comfortable beds, and the friendly staff.
430 Ouellette Avenue, N9A 1B2 Windsor, Canada.
4.1 out of 5
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Best Western Greenfield Inn
Best Western Greenfield is in Allen Park, Michigan, and is just a short drive from many of Detroit’s top attractions including downtown. The hotel is conveniently located close to the Detroit Metro Airport, which makes it very easy to get to.
The Best Western Greenfield Inn is a Victorian-style hotel that offers many great amenities. Guests will enjoy working out in the hotel’s fitness center or swimming in their indoor pool. Mugly’s Food and Spirits is the hotel’s on-site restaurant, which serves both breakfast and dinner. There is also a lounge where guests can enjoy a nice cold beverage.
The rooms can sleep between two to five people. Guests can choose between king bedrooms or queen bedrooms. Some rooms also come with a sleeper sofa which offers more sleeping space for adults and kids. In addition, all rooms come with free wired and wireless high-speech internet access.
Guests who have stayed recently have commented on the delicious hot breakfast, friendly staff, and clean rooms. They also enjoyed the secured parking lot that was free on-site.
3000 Enterprise Drive, Allen Park, MI 48101, United States of America.
4.2 out of 5
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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Allen Park
Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Allen Park offers guests a clean and contemporary stay. The hotel is in close driving distance to many of the top attractions Detroit has to offer. Casinos, theatres, and the Motown Historical Museum are all within a ten-minute drive of the Holiday Inn.
This Holiday Inn offers their guests so many great amenities such as an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a sun terrace. Guests can also work in the business center, or free Wifi is offered throughout the hotel. Parking is free and secured. In addition, each morning guests can enjoy a continental breakfast. One of the best perks of this hotel is their free shuttle service to get to and from the airport.
The rooms at the Holiday Inn are clean and contemporary. Every room includes a TV and a work desk. Standard rooms can sleep between two and four people, and suites can accommodate up to six. Rooms come with either a queen or king bed.
Guests have enjoyed the exceptional and friendly staff, the large selection for breakfast, and the cleanliness of the hotel and room.
9000 Enterprise Drive, Allen Park, 48101, United States of America.
4.4 out of 5
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About our budget hotel recommendations in Detroit
We are a travel research company. Our team helps you discover the best cheap hotels in Detroit by researching the internet for you. We have also visited some of these places. Hence, it’s not just our opinion, it’s the opinion of thousands of travelers who have been there before you. We make it easy for you to find out about the best budget hotels in the city.
Please note, we only list hotels that have an aggregated guest review rating of at least 4.0 out of 5. We aggregate all reviews from different booking sites and other unbiased review websites. Any hotel listed here should have a price of $100 or less per night. Hence, you can be certain all hotels listed above offer you a great and affordable stay in Detroit.
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Top 3 budget hotels in Detroit
Let’s summarize this affordable travel guide. Based on thousands of guest reviews, these are the best budget hotels in Detroit:
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