Extended Stay America - Detroit, MI
Known as both the Motor City and Motown, Detroit is a fascinating city, offering opportunities to both the business and leisure traveler. If you are looking for hotels in Detroit, Extended Stay America has several great places to stay, each offering comfortable accommodations and low rates.
Detroit is home to all major U.S. automobile makers. The headquarters of General Motors, called the Renaissance Center, is itself a tourist attraction, complete with entertainment, shopping and top-notch restaurants. In addition, the other two members of the "Big Three" US automobile companies, Ford and Chrysler, call Detroit home. With this much automotive presence, it's no wonder that the North American International Auto Show takes place annually in Detroit.
Other major businesses in and around the Detroit area include automotive giants like ArvinMeritor, Inc, Delphi Automotive, and Penske Corporation, as well as non-auto companies like Big Boy Restaurants International, Trinity Health, ThyssenKrupp, and Homedics.
Serving business and leisure travelers in the area is Detroit Metro Airport, one of the world's largest transportation hubs, as well as one of the most traveled airports in the country.
Detroit isn't all business. It is also the entertainment center of the entire region. Whether you like Broadway theater, classical jazz or that world-famous Motown sound, you are in luck. With the nation's second largest theater district, fans of the Broadway experience have a vast number of choices.
The 10-story tall Fox Theatre, one of the largest operational theaters in the world, is also an architectural wonder and as well as a National Historic Landmark. Other popular theater venues include Music Hall, featuring a variety of different live performances, Gem Theatre, and the Detroit Opera House, home to the Michigan Opera Theatre and a multitude of other live acts.
If you have a more diverse musical taste, consider attending the Detroit International Jazz Festival, the Detroit Electronic Music Festival, or the hip-hop Summer Jamz Festival. For a trip down Detroit's musical memory lane, visit the Motown Historical Museum, once the actual home of the founder of Motown music, Berry Gordy, and still with the complete original Recording "Studio A".
Museum enthusiasts should head for the neighborhoods around Wayne State University. Here they will find the Detroit Institute of Arts, including over one hundred galleries, the Detroit Historical Museum and the Detroit Science Center. For a unique tourist experience, go to the Eastern Market farmer's distribution center, the largest open-air flowerbed market in the U.S., and work your way through more than 150 food and specialty businesses.
Fans of professional sports know Detroit is a terrific place to visit. Basketball fans can see the NBA Pistons play at The Palace of Auburn Hills. Ford Field is home to both the NFL Detroit Lions and the Major League Baseball Tigers. And hockey fans will get plenty of excitement when they visit Joe Louis Arena to watch the Red Wings.
Golfers have a wide variety of public and municipal courses from which to choose in the greater Detroit area. Whether you are looking to challenge your ability or just want to enjoy a peaceful day on the green, Detroit is sure to deliver a fun day of golf.
If you are searching for hotels near Detroit, Michigan, Extended Stay America has you covered. Each of our Detroit area locations offers guests comfort, convenience, and exceptional value.