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4.3 out of 5

"Beautifully restored Historic hotel, close to everything and easily accessible for transit riders " More

By a verified traveler on Sat 12 Sep 2020

Hotel Description

3.5-star historic hotel near Cobo Center

Downtown Detroit stay

Within a 10-minute walk of this Downtown Detroit hotel, you'll find Cobo Center and MGM Grand Detroit Casino. Also, Campus Martius Park is within half a mile (1 km) and Fox Theatre is within 2 miles (3 km).

Business services

This hotel features a restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center, free WiFi in public areas, and valet parking. A coffee shop, a computer station, and dry cleaning are also on offer.

Free Internet, LCD TVs

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and coffee/tea makers, the 203 guestrooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, as well as LCD TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities include 24-hour room service, hydromassage showerheads, and laptop-compatible safes.

One King Bed, Non-Smoking, Accessible

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$127* Per night/room Nov 22 - Nov 23

Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

King Bed 2 Room Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Corner Suite One King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Detroit Downtown - Fort Shelby ratings based on 23 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.3 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Detroit Downtown - Fort Shelby

Everyone (18) Business (1) Couples (1) Family (3)
5 out of 5
Beautifully restored Historic hotel, close to everything and easily accessible for transit riders

Posted by , from St. Louis on Sep 12, 2020

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Sep 17, 2020 by Manuela

Thank you so much for staying with us. We appreciate your feedback!

5 out of 5

Posted by on Jul 12, 2020

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Jul 14, 2020 by Rita Myers

Thank you for your feedback! We are glad you enjoyed your stay!

5 out of 5
Lobby and restaurant are very nice. CLean, welcoming atmosphere. Super friendly staff

Posted by on Jan 26, 2020

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Feb 3, 2020 by Brian - Assistant General Manager

Thank you for taking a moment to share your experience. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at DoubleTree Suites Downtown Detroit. We look forward to welcoming you back tour hotel very soon!

4 out of 5

Posted by on Oct 6, 2019

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Oct 14, 2019 by Sarah - Front Office Manager

Thanks for taking the time to review our Hotel. We hope to see you again soon at the Doubletree Fort Shelby Detroit Downtown!

5 out of 5

Posted by on Sep 21, 2019

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Oct 4, 2019 by Brian - Assistant General Manager

Thanks for staying here at the Doubletree by Hilton Fort Shelby. We’re glad you had a taste of our warm, caring service (along with our delicious cookie at check in). We look forward to welcoming you back.

4 out of 5

Posted by on Jun 26, 2019

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Jul 2, 2019 by Brian - Assistant Genral Manager

We’re happy you had a great stay at Doubletree by Hilton Fort Shelby. Come see us again soon – we’ve got a delicious chocolate chip cookie waiting for you! Safe travels

5 out of 5
The layout of the room was convenient and comfortable. The customer service was extraordinary.

Posted by on Jun 9, 2019

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Jun 10, 2019 by Brian - Assistant Genral Manager

Thank you for sharing your experience at the Doubletree Fort Shelby. I’m happy to hear that our service and our great amenities made your stay more comfortable. Hope to see you again soon

2 out of 5
I like that it is a historic building, but to be honest i found it to be in disrepair. The hotel seemed junky and needed to be updated.

Posted by on Mar 17, 2019

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Mar 18, 2019 by Brian Assistant General Manager

Thank you for sharing your experience at the Doubletree by Hilton Fort Shelby Detroit Downtown. I’m happy to hear that our service and our great amenities made your stay more comfortable. Hope to see you again soon.

5 out of 5

Posted by on Mar 3, 2019

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Apr 1, 2019 by Brian - Assistant Genreal Manager

Thanks for staying here at the Doubletree by Hilton Fort Shelby. We’re glad you had a taste of our warm, caring service (along with our delicious cookie at check in). We look forward to welcoming you back.

3 out of 5

Posted by on Feb 16, 2019

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Apr 1, 2019 by Brian - Assistant General Manager

Thank you for sharing your experience at the Doubletree by Hilton Fort Shelby Detroit Downtown. I’m happy to hear that our service and our great amenities made your stay more comfortable. Hope to see you again soon.

About the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Detroit Downtown - Fort Shelby

Location 525 West Lafayette Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226

Property Features

Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. There's an onsite business center. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. Event space at this hotel measures 21000 square feet (1951 square meters) and includes conference space. The business-friendly DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Detroit Downtown - Fort Shelby also features a 24-hour fitness center, concierge services, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. For a fee, parking is available. This 3.5-star Detroit hotel is smoke free.

  • 203 guestrooms or units
  • 10 levels
  • 21000 sq ft of conference space
  • 1951 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 2008
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) (33.3 km / 20.7 mi)
  • Train station: Detroit Station (5.8 km / 3.6 mi)
  • Metro station: Fort Cass Station (0.2 km / 0.1 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Detroit Downtown - Fort Shelby offers 203 air-conditioned accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and safes. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with hydromassage showerheads, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. 32-inch LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels and pay movies. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and microwaves can be requested.

  • Separate bedroom
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • HD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave available
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Hydromassage showerhead
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laptop safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast on weekdays from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM and on weekends from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

Motor City Kitchen - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast only. A children's menu is available.

Round Bar - This bar specializes in American cuisine. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Motor City Market - Onsite coffee shop. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center.

Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility without adult supervision.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 11:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 21 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of CleanStay (Hilton) guidelines.The property affirms that it adheres to the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) sanitization guidelines.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines CleanStay (Hilton)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service
  • Number of children who can stay free - 2
  • Debit cards
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 30.00 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: USD 17.00 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 34 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Early check-in fee: USD 25.00 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • DoubleTree Suites Detroit Downtown Fort Shelby
  • DoubleTree Suites Fort Shelby
  • DoubleTree Suites Hilton Detroit Downtown Fort Shelby
  • DoubleTree Suites Hilton Fort Shelby Hotel
  • DoubleTree Suites Hilton Fort Shelby Hotel Detroit Downtown
  • DoubleTree Suites Hilton Detroit Downtown Fort Shelby Hotel
  • DoubleTree Suites Hilton Fort Shelby
  • DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Detroit Downtown Fort Shelby
  • DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Detroit Downtown - Fort Shelby Hotel

You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Up to 2 children 21 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.

Awards & Affiliations

The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.