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Milton, Canada
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74 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Right from check-in I found myself comparing Motel 6 to La Quinta across the street. I didn't mean to, but you see...I love love love LQ but for $35 less and for only 11 hours I figured I'd give Motel 6 a try. Big mistake. From being told "all hotels will give away your room" if you don't arrived by... More 

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Taylor, Michigan
1 review
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

This place is disgusting! I cleaned the left side of the tub, right side is what they thought was clean. Found random pills in a drawer, was given dirty towels. The housekeeper came in to "clean" she sprayed something all over things, half wiped them down. Never once scrubbed the tub or turned water on to rinse it.

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Saginaw, Michigan
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 February 2016

I forgot the lady’s name that checked me in and I must say she excelled with customer service. I had to go to an important business meeting and I was on crutches at that time. She was so generous by opening the door and offered if I needed help to walk to my door. She new I was in pain... More 

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Thank Thomas L
1 review
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Very slow check in (your receipt is on a dot matrix printer). Carpet was dirty, sink was clogged, room smelled like cigarettes, and overall this was an old and outdated room. Yet I walked by lots of empty updated rooms. In addition, all rooms are supposed to be non-smoking but the hotel has sand filled pots for ash trays right... More 

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Thank LM S
6Team, Brand Experience Team at Motel 6 Detroit-Southgate, responded to this review

LM, Thank you for posting your review. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for any failure in delivering on the commitment during your recent stay. Please know the conditions you experienced are an exception to our guest commitment and as such, we apologize. Motel 6 standards for quality rest on our promise to offer the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

Seemed Okay At First, And Then Later That Night I Happen to see Something Crawling On The Floor. It Was a roach. There Were 8-10 Baby Roaches Just Hanging Out. And You Know what That means if theres Babies Theres Got To be a Mother Roach around Too. & then come to find Out There Was A Bug Crawling On... More 

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2 Thank Talisa P
6Team, brand expericened team member at Motel 6 Detroit-Southgate, responded to this review

Talisa, We strive to deliver a great guest experience, but it sounds as though we did not perform to our usual standards in this case. We take bed bug reports very seriously. We sincerely apologize for your experience and for the unsatisfactory response you received to your complaint. Please know that we are on high alert regarding this issue and... More 

Seattle, Washington
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57 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

This Motel 6 has a drive through check-in. But that's not all. It comes with a menu of shifty characters and a room scented with Crack smoke. The McDonald's next door drive-thru is open all night which is convenient if you have a car. Don't leave pet food on the floor because by morning the ants will be all over... More 

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1 Thank tm2061
6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Detroit-Southgate, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We strive to deliver a great guest experience, but it sounds as though we did not perform to our usual standards in this case. Please know the conditions you describe are an exception to our guest commitment and as such, we apologize. Safety and security are high priorities... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2015

Absolutely the worse Motel 6 I have ever stayed. The room was dirty and reeked of cigarette smoke. I witnessed drug use in the parking lot and a loud prostitute occupied the room next to mine. I have given up on Motel 6 after staying at this location.

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4 Thank Malcolm C
6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Detroit-Southgate, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. It is important for all of our guests to feel welcomed, receive the highest level of service, respect and hospitality. We do accommodate our smoking guests with assigned smoking rooms and are sorry you experienced dissatisfaction with the concerns you describe. We apologize for your unpleasant stay as... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2014

Went to stay here with my family. Check in, the lobby smells of cigarettes. Drive around to our room, see a drug deal in the parking lot. Open the door to the room...walls are filthy, tubs dirty, smells gross. Go back to the lobby and request a refund and they offer me another room and an upgrade. Head to new... More 

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3 Thank Joyousme
Southgate, Michigan
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2014

The room was filthy, the toilet had feces on it and it didn't flush,the tub had dirt and soapscum, the sheets, blankets and bedspread, full of hair and stains, blood on the edge of the bed and carpet the internet barely works at night, and there are stoned hookers that wander around all day. Never again!!!

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10 Thank ddarb4372
Saginaw, Michigan
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2013

My family and I were on a budget so we decided to stay at the Motel 6 and it was actually nice. The woman who checked me in was very helpful. The pool was a bit small but it worked out well for my children.

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1 Thank May J

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Motel 6 Southgate is near downtown Detroit and is a smoke-free location. Gibraltar Trade Center, Southland Mall, Cobo Hall and Greektown are nearby, making this location great to visit. Amenities include Jacuzzi Suites and Wi-Fi for a small fee. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Motel 6 Detroit-Southgate

Address: 18777 Northline Road, I-75 at Northline Road/Allen Road, Exit #37, Southgate, MI 48195
Region: United States > Michigan > Southgate
Price Range: £36 - £46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Detroit-Southgate 2*
Number of rooms: 132
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Motel Six Southgate
Southgate Motel 6
Southgate Motel Six
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“A tip? Go somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles Action_Jackson2, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
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“Don't stay here if you are a non-smoker, otherwise ask for one of the updated rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 878lms, 30 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Stay away from this Motel 6”
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“Ask for a room away from the highway noise.”
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