The Dearborn Inn, A Marriott Hotel
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After my writing last night I realized there was one slightly funny story from the reception that I forgot to tell you. You see I was sitting at the "kids" table. Well, the table of kids in my age range who were not in the wedding party. There was one guy sitting there, next to me actually, who I did not know and he did not seem to know any of the …
So today was a more relaxing day that ended nicely with the lovely reception to the wedding of Christine and Matt Curtis.
I began the day with a full breakfast buffet in the Tavern. I got up early so I could still order individual items off the menu but I was hungry so I decided to go for the whole enchilada. Well not really, they didn't …
After my last writing, I was able to finish up my first project just as Karyn called me because she was done her shift. So it worked out perfectly and I headed out to her house. Once there, we decided we wanted to go see a movie and drove right back to the place I had been. We saw the movie "Killers" with Ashton Kutcher and that blond girl from 27 …
We have been planning this year adventure for 6 months and now we are scrambling to get everything finished before we leave. Thankfully a friend is taking some of our furniture and personal effects for the year since the storage unit is getting close to capacity. As we prepare to leave ...
... a quick shower which was so needed and headed off for a long self guided tour around Detroit. Jeff gave us some tips on areas to avoid and where the gangland was, very helpful as we seemed to avoid all trouble. We spend three and a half hours walking around Corktown, Midtown, venturing into the Eastern market which we thought was so much better than the #1 ranked National Geographic market in Toronto. We ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews The Dearborn Inn, A Marriott Hotel
Last week, I had to stay in Detroit for 2 nights as I had a business meeting set up with Ford. I typically end up staying at the Hyatt Regency which is a great hotel & conveniently accross the street from a beautiful mall. Unfortunately, they were sold out & thus I was relegated to stay at the Dearborn Inn by Marriott, which is the other Ford owned hotel in the area. Much to my dismay, the hotel was nothing like the Hyatt. The rooms were very small. The hotel was just not laid out very nicely, the hallways were dark & dingy.
My High Recommendations are to stay at another hotel during your visit to the Detroit area.
Loved the Dearbon Inn will only stay there.
I travel to Deroit every other week and have stayed at all of the Hotels. The Dearborn Inn is fabulous. The staff is world-class; you forget that you are in Detroit.
Every January I spend a few days in Detroit for the North American International Auto Show.
This was our first stay at the Inn and it was amazing. The staff is very helpful and friendly. The rooms are very clean. We ate at the tavern and the lounge in the hotel and both were great. The outside area is maintained very well and is beautiful. We would like to stay in one of the historical houses next time. We spoke with someone staying in one of them and they said that they liked it even better than staying in the hotel. The only negative thing I could say about the room we stayed in is that it was a little smaller then we are used to in hotels.
The Greatest Anniversary Celebration Site
Just back from a fabulous weekend. My husband and I were celebrating our 50th wedding anniversary and took one daughter, three sons, three daughters-in-law, four grandchildren (ages 6,6,4,10 months) and spent a weekend at the Dearborn Inn. Wehad rooms in the little houses, our package included breakfasts, tickets to Greenfield Village and Henry Ford Museum and a BIG open "running" space along with apool.
It was a delightful time. I have never encountered a staff which was so completely, unfailingly pleasant, helpful, and just plain fun to talk with. kudos to the Inn and its people
Good + Very Close to Ford Museum Complex
Good location only a couple of minutes drive from the Ford Museum.
The hotel itself is historic and had a good resteraunt.
The room was not overly big but in good condition.
Check the cheap hotel/ticket packages if you plan to visit the Ford museum.
It was okay. We had made last minute reservations because we were in Michigan to go to the University of Michigan graduation in Ann Arbor. Close to Detroit, but far from Ann Arbor. We thought that we were getting a two-room suite, but it was just one room. We ended up spending the next night at a Marriot in Ypsilanti. The hotel had a great lobby and had historic charm, but just not right for me.
Stay where the Automaker Execs stay!!!
This is a nice hotel located about 15 mins from downtown detroit. The weekend rates are a lot lower(89 vs 250.00). I used priceline and got in on a 45 dollar bid. Free parking is a major plus. I stayed here in Jan. 2004, for the Auto Show. The hotel is also located mins from the Henry Ford Museum. The rooms were a good size with high celings.
Nothing negative to report here.
A very nice place, beautiful lobby, great rate, happy with the room and service and so close to the Ford Museum. We stayed in one of the outbuildings though and would rather have booked a room in the more elaborate main hotel if we had known.
Could Not Have Been Better!
The Dearborn Inn is truly a all-around class act! I really have to hand it to the Marriott Corporation for keeping the charm of the original Henry Ford Hotel when they bought the Inn. The staff are all unbelievably helpful and courteous. In the summer, the grounds are beautiful and the food is always good. Much better than staying in the Ritz down the street!