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The Inn on Ferry Street

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Beacon, New York
Reviewed 20 August 2014

My husband and I stayed here following our wedding at the Scarab Club. It was perfect! For those reviewers who found the decor a little outdated, I would say that it was just in keeping with the period of house. I didn't find it dowdy at all. The rooms were very comfy and the staff was very friendly and helpful....

Thank Jennifer M
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 18 August 2014

My husband and I stayed in this wonderful hotel while on a weekend break in Detroit. We loved both the hotel and the city. The houses have much more atmosphere than any downtown hotel and the location, (beside the Institute of Arts) could not be better. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. We asked about renting bikes and they...

1Thank Boswell1313
Sanford, Florida
Reviewed 17 August 2014

Only steps from the Detroit Institute of Arts, Wayne State University, The Freer Museum, Detroit Historical Museum, and the Michigan Science Center as well as others, this row of 100 year of mansions is the place to stay. There is shuttle service to the Tiggers as well as downtown clubs. We stayed at the Inn because of a wedding. We...

Thank Marilou U
Reviewed 14 August 2014 via mobile

Detroit was dull, but this place was amazing! The room was a little dated, in that my grandmother might have decorated it, but it was, for that reason, 'comfy' and homely. The whole place had character. The breakfast was great. Lots of choice and each choice a good one. The waffles were my favourite! In an age of post-modernist decor...

Thank Jonathan L
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 11 August 2014

My husband and I stopped in Detroit after camping in the Upper Peninsula, specifically to see the Detroit Institute of Arts. This Inn is an example of how helpful Trip Advisor can be. Instead of staying in a standard Hilton or Embassy, we stayed here and it was perfect. From the reservation process, to free parking, to breakfast, the staff...

1Thank birderPa
New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 August 2014

I have debated what I wanted to say in my review of the Inn on Ferry Street b/c we had a bit of a mixed bag during our stay. The houses are lovely and have obviously been restored/refurbished with great care. And the location is good too - you're very close to the Detroit Art Museum, you can easily get...

3Thank Jessie S
Newport, KY
Reviewed 30 July 2014

The room assigned was okay, not sure if we got one of the better rooms. (3021 in the Roehm house). But it was clean and large, just not so high on the old charm. I live in a victorian house, so it wasn't a major issue. I just wanted clean and comfy. Parking was easy, staff was super friendly and...

1Thank Iggypug
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 23 July 2014

Two of us, one from Chicago and the other from San Francisco, stayed here to see Detroit. The presence of the Inn is a significant element in the area's recovery - and it is a perfect place to see the DIA and the Midtown Area. Impeccably helpful staff, sumptuous breakfast, a great suite in the carriage house - who could...

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Paradise, Michigan
Reviewed 21 July 2014 via mobile

This was a great place to stay in a great location in Detroit. We got 20% off our stay by showing our Tigers ticket, and the shuttle to and from the game was a stress-free experience. The bed was very comfy, and our room was surprisingly quiet. Way quieter than the hotel we stayed at the night before! The breakfast...

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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 19 July 2014

Decline of the American Empire….? Bull-XXXX! Canadians visit Detroit. Last fall we took a romantic weekend trip to Detroit. It’s a trip that still sticks with us. At the border crossing, the Ambassador Bridge, there was about an hour long line-up (this is encouraging! this is the busiest border crossing between US/Canada and rumours are that 5 hour waits are...

5Thank halifaxenergyguy

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the East Ferry Street Historic District of Midtown Detroit, The Inn on Ferry Street sets the standard for elegant guest quarters and dedicated service. Just steps from the state’s finest museums, acclaimed Detroit Medical Center and Wayne State University, the Inn is a relaxing change of pace from the standard business hotel. Consisting of four restored Victorian homes, and two carriage houses the Inn abounds in sophisticated luxury. Shuttle service to/from The Inn within five miles, parking, WiFi, bountiful breakfast buffet, welcome cookie and water and PressReader digital newspaper and magazine access are all complimentary amenities for guests in each of our forty rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Inn on Ferry Street

Address: 84 E Ferry St, Detroit, MI 48202-3802
Region: United States > Michigan > Detroit
Price Range: £132 - £205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Inn on Ferry Street 3.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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“Choose a first or second floor room - the climb to the third floor can be taxing!”
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“Seek a second-floor room, if your budget allows”
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“Breakfast is served in The Scott House so it was easy to just come downstairs”
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“If you want added privacy, request a quiet room. All rooms have a different layout. They offer a tour, which I strongly suggest.”
110jeninec, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on First floor if you can not manage three flights of stairs.”
510jimmief, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
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