DETROIT FOUNDATION HOTEL

250 West Larned St., Detroit, MI 48226 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-881-1523
4.0 Star Downtown Hotel in Wayne County
42.32832-83.04836
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5.0/5

Based on 258 guest reviews

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  • The Avg. Group Discount is 5.5%!
  • Gym is available on property
  • 100 rooms in property
  • 5 floors in hotel
  • 8 suites in hotel
  • Check-out: 12:00 pm
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy
  • Group friendly rating of 6.5/10
  • 4 conference rooms in property

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Room Types

Check Rates2 Queen Bed Offers Historic Charm Amenities Include High Quality Linens Free WiFi Flat Screen TV
Non-Smoking
Check RatesComfortable King Bed Offers Historic Charm Amenities Include High Quality Linens Free WiFi Flat
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe King Room Is Filled with Light with Oversized Windows Lounge Chair or Sofa High Speed
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Check RatesDeluxe Room
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Check RatesFoundation King Features A Lounge Chair or Sofa High Quality Linenshigh Speed Internet
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Check RatesGallery King Room Offers A Unique Atrium View with High Quality Linens Desk and Chair
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Check RatesGrand Room
Non-Smoking
Check RatesGrand Room Accessible
Non-Smoking
Check RatesJunior Suite Corner
Non-Smoking
Check RatesOur ADA Foundation King Is ADA Compliant and Accessible Features Including Roll in Shower and Grab
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Check RatesOur Foundation 2 Queen Room Is with A High Quality Linens High Speed Internet TV Private Bardesk
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Check RatesOur Junior Suite with Sitting Area Include A Sleeper Sofa Is Ideal For Families or Groups with
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Check RatesOur Most Flexible Rate 2 Queen Bed Offers Historic Charm Amenities Include High Quality Linens Free
Non-Smoking
Check RatesOur Most Flexible Rate Comfortable King Bed Offers Historic Charm Amenities Include High Quality Lin
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Check RatesOur Most Flexible Rate Deluxe King Room Is Filled with Light with Oversized Windows Lounge Chair or
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Check RatesOur Most Flexible Rate Foundation King Features A Lounge Chair or Sofa High Quality Linenshigh Speed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesOur Most Flexible Rate Gallery King Room Offers A Unique Atrium View with High Quality Linens Desk a
Non-Smoking
Check RatesOur Most Flexible Rate Our ADA Foundation King Is ADA Compliant and Accessible Features Including Ro
Non-Smoking
Check RatesOur Most Flexible Rate Our Foundation 2 Queen Room Is with A High Quality Linens High Speed Internet
Non-Smoking
Check RatesOur Most Flexible Rate Our Junior Suite with Sitting Area Include A Sleeper Sofa Is Ideal For Famili
Non-Smoking
Check RatesOur Most Flexible Rate The 2 Queen ADA Gallery with Atrium View Is ADA Compliant and Accessible Feat
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Check RatesOur Most Flexible Rate The 2 Queen Guestroom Is ADA Compliant and Accessible Features Including Roll
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Check RatesRoom Accessible Courtyard View (Atrium)
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Check RatesRoom Courtyard View (Atrium)
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Check RatesStandard Double Room
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Check RatesStandard Double Room Accessible
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Check RatesStandard Room, 1 King or 2 Double Beds
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Check RatesThe 2 Queen ADA Gallery with Atrium View Is ADA Compliant and Accessible Features Including Roll in
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Check RatesThe 2 Queen Guestroom Is ADA Compliant and Accessible Features Including Roll in Shower and Grab
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Check RatesThe Automobile Association Deluxe King Room Is Filled with Light with Oversized Windows Lounge Chair
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Check RatesThe Automobile Association Foundation King Features A Lounge Chair or Sofa High Quality Linenshigh S
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Check RatesThe Automobile Association Gallery King Room Offers A Unique Atrium View with High Quality Linens De
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Check RatesThe Automobile Association Our Foundation 2 Queen Room Is with A High Quality Linens High Speed Inte
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Local Attractions

Detroit Casinos, Detroit Institute of Arts, The Max Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, The Detroit Opera House and The Music Hall Center, The Motown Museum, The Henry Ford Museum, Detroit Zoo, Riverwalk, Comerica Park, Ford Field, Joe Louis Arena.

Verified Reviews of Detroit Foundation Hotel

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Nothing but Stellar Reviews!"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Every member of our group that stayed at the Detroit Foundation Hotel couldn't say enough about how impressed they were with the hotel. Thank you!
(Group coordinator, booked 15 rooms), from US flag
11-Dec-2017 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Dec 08 to Sat Dec 09 2017 at a $150.00 group rate (24% discount).
"Great Place!"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
We brought a group of 25 from Africa to the Foundation Hotel and it's fantastic. Great service, hip enough without overdoing it and all in all fun.
(Group coordinator, booked 18 rooms), from US flag
29-Jun-2017 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Jun 29 to Fri Jun 30 2017 at a $194.00 group rate (17% discount).

Customer Reviews of Detroit Foundation Hotel

5.0 out of 5. Based on 258 guest reviews, Excellent

Property Description

A new forging of the best of Detroit's past and future. The Detroit Foundation Hotel combines communal, industrial, and luxury design to transform Detroit's 1929 former Fire Department headquarters into a 100-room hotel. With spaces designed for socializing, creating, eating, drinking, and relaxing, we will bring together world travelers and neighbors and showcase Detroit's legacy and knack for innovation. The Foundation Hotel will stand undisputed as THE destination for Detroit hospitality. The Foundation Hotel's 100 rooms, including 8 suites provide just the right mix of historic architectural detail with luxurious modern amenities.

Green Sustainability

Amenity recycling program. Reuse linen program for 3 day use to reduced water, energy, labor, detergent and sheet/towel replacement costs. Shared bike program.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:3:00 pm
Check Out:12:00 pm
Year of Last Renovation:2017
Floors:5
Rooms:100
Corridors:All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:100
Handicap Rooms:
Suites:8
Room Windows:Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:4 View Spaces
Meeting Space: sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours:6:30 am - 12:00 am
Pool Info:No onsite pool
Ownership:Aparium Hotel Group
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
For individual cancellation policy please cancel 24 hours prior to arrival or forfeit the cost of the first night of your reservation. For courtesy room block cancelations please allow for 72 hours’ notice or forfeit the cost of the first night of your re
Nightly Parking:$40
Typical Group Deposit:25%
Total Taxes:12.00%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 6.00%
Occupancy Tax: 6.00% (Cobo, Stadium, City)
Food and Beverage Tax: 6.00%
Parking Fee:30.00 Per Night (Valet only)
Porterage Fee: 5.00 Per Item
Food and Beverage Service Charge:22.00%
Banquet Bartender Fees:125.00 Per Person (for 3 hours)
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost:26.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost:34.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost:42.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost:35.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost:24.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost:72.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost:67.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost:13.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost:11.00 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee:65.00 Per Item
Banquet Soda: 6.00 Per Item
Banquet Bottled Water: 6.00 Per Person
Banquet Hosted Bar:24.00 Per Person (3 hours)
Banquet Reception w Hors d'oeuvres: 4.00 Per Item

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
Pets are welcome at the hotel. A $75.00 fee is required at check-in to allow us to thoroughly clean and sanitize the room after your departure. No more than two pets are allowed per guestroom.


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Central location
  • Charge for early check out
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Currency exchange
  • Electric Car Charging Station
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Garage
  • Generator for public spaces
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry valet service
  • Licensed bar
  • Mini bar
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • TV Channel: Showtime
  • TV Channel: Cinemax
  • TV Channel: Starz
  • TV Channel: The Movie Channel
  • TV Channel: Weather Channel
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • TV Channel: NFL Network
  • TV Channel: Fox Sports
  • TV Channel: Disney Channel
  • TV Channel: Discovery Channel
  • TV Channel: Nickelodeon
  • Valet Parking

Airport & Shuttle Information

Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) is 21 miles with an estimated travel time of 25-40 minutes. Uber/Tax cost runs from $33-$55 per way and no onsite airport shuttle.

Local Shuttle Info: House car available for guest use up to 5 mile radius.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Breakfast is available in our main dining room or through in-room dining for a cost of $10-$13++ per person. Continental breakfast packages can be purchased for an additional $10 per person per day.

Parking Info

Daily valet parking is $40 per day with in an out privileges. Valet spaces will be covered. No self-parking or bus parking available at the hotel but local parking options do have self-parking and bus parking.

Internet / WiFI

Wi-fi is available throughout the entire hotel and guestrooms. The cost is complimentary with your guestroom.

Seasonality of Hotel Rates at Detroit Foundation Hotel

Rate fluctuations of Detroit Foundation Hotel

The graph above is seasonality of room rates for both our group prices and the lowest online individual rates our system could find at the time the group offer was submitted. The best group/meeting discount shown is 17.5% in May 2018 and the highest average individual rate is $337 in the month of January 2018. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Detroit Foundation Hotel in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Detroit Foundation Hotel

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Detroit Foundation Hotel.

Feel free to use the Detroit Foundation Hotel meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Detroit event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
5th Floor Event Space 60 x 24 x 12 1440--/1207260354135--/--150160144
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5th Floor Event Space

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
1440 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
60 x 24 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
5
Power Outlets:
8
Columns:
0
Windows:
10
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$1000.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$1000.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$1000.00 USD
In addition to the rental costs all spaces have a F&B minimum spend. 5th Floor Event Space F&B minimum- Day use $6,000/ Evening use $8,000Meeting Room F&B minimum- Day or evening use $2,800Boardroom F&B minimum - Day or evening use $2,200
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Meeting Room 20 x 24 x 10 480--/322820121416--/--5350--
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Meeting Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
480 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
20 x 24 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$850.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$850.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$850.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$850.00 USD
In addition to the rental costs all spaces have a F&B minimum spend. 5th Floor Event Space F&B minimum- Day use $6,000/ Evening use $8,000Meeting Room F&B minimum- Day or evening use $2,800Boardroom F&B minimum - Day or evening use $2,200
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Boardroom 15 x 24 x 10 360--/--------1112--/--------
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Boardroom

Room Type:
Boardroom
Total Size:
360 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
15 x 24 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$850.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$850.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$850.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$850.00 USD
In addition to the rental costs all spaces have a F&B minimum spend. 5th Floor Event Space F&B minimum- Day use $6,000/ Evening use $8,000Meeting Room F&B minimum- Day or evening use $2,800Boardroom F&B minimum - Day or evening use $2,200
Photo of Boardroom

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