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Featured Hostels in Detroit

Hamtramck Hostel
1 out of 5
2699 Holmes St, Hamtramck, MI
Free cancellation
The price is CA $90 per night from Dec 8 to Dec 9

Situated in Hamtramck, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament, Model T Auto Heritage Complex and Highland Park Ford ...

4/5Very Good! (25 reviews)

"I traveled with hostel/Hotels and this location was perfect. The accommodations were also. Kenny and Marissa were awesome staff. And my experience was great"…"

Reviewed on Jul. 13, 2020

Hamtramck Hostel
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MotorCity Casino Hotel

MotorCity Casino Hotel

4.5 out of 5
2901 Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI
The price is CA $189 per night from Jan 3 to Jan 4
4.4/5Excellent! (4,775 reviews)

"Some areas closed due to the COVID 19. Not much to do other than gambling and nothing outside of the casino or hotel."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 4, 2020

MotorCity Casino Hotel
Atheneum Suite Hotel

Atheneum Suite Hotel

4 out of 5
1000 Brush Avenue, Detroit, MI
The price is CA $225 per night from Dec 15 to Dec 16
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,210 reviews)

"Okay the room was very nice and very clean , there wasn’t any loud music or anything very peaceful"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 20, 2020

Atheneum Suite Hotel
Detroit Marriott Southfield

Detroit Marriott Southfield

3.5 out of 5
27033 Northwestern Hwy, Southfield, MI
The price is CA $119 per night from Dec 11 to Dec 12
4.1/5Very Good! (977 reviews)

"It was really nice it had everything and the customer service was really good and I was really clean and the TV supply good entertainment like YouTube and Netflix"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 10, 2020

Detroit Marriott Southfield
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

What Is a Hostel?

If you're hoping to find an affordable place to stay in Detroit, there are 472 accommodations here to pick from, including hostels. No two hostels look identical, but these dormitory-style accommodations all have the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms)
  • Low prices
  • A social environment

Hostels are a great way to stay in Detroit for a good value, so you can save more for going out. You can check out cultural highlights like the theaters in this destination, or enjoy the sporting events and other activities.

Hostels in Detroit

While you're deciding on a place to stay, take a look at this top Detroit hostel:

HAMTRAMCK HOTEL - Property features include free WiFi, free parking, and a shared/communal kitchen. You'll find towels and linens in all rooms.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Detroit?

Good weather's definitely a plus when you want to venture out and explore, so here's some information about the seasons:

  • The hottest months are typically July and June, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 51° F and nighttime temperatures average 20° F
  • April-June: 82° F is the daytime average and 34° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 83° F and nighttime averages are around 50° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 66° F during the day and 22° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 31.34 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Detroit?

Depending on how you want to spend your time, you might enjoy these places:

Top Sights
  • Cobo Center
  • GM Renaissance Center
  • Greektown Casino
Natural Features
  • Belle Isle
  • Detroit Riverwalk
  • Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory
Cultural Attractions
  • Fox Theatre
  • Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Generally, Detroit is known for its:

  • Theater
  • Architecture
  • Casino gaming
  • Live music
  • Entertainment
  • Skyscrapers
  • Historical sites
  • Sports
  • Art

How to Get to Detroit and Around the Area

You can fly into the nearest airport in Detroit, MI (DET-Coleman A. Young Municipal), located 5.8 mi (9.3 km) away from the city center. An alternative is Windsor, ON (YQG), located 6 mi (9.6 km) away. After you've arrived, you may want to make use of public transit. You can walk to nearby metro stations including Cadillac Center Station, Financial District Station, and Millender Center Station. To explore more of the surrounding area, catch a train at Detroit Station, Dearborn Station, or Royal Oak Station.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Detroit?
By staying at a hostel you can reduce your spending on lodging and use more of your money for fun things to do during your trip. You can check out this destination’s cultural highlights, such as its theaters and live music venues.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look the same, but these dorm-style accommodations all have shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too), budget prices, and a social environment.
What are the best hostels in Detroit?
While you’re choosing where to stay, take a look at this top hostel in Detroit: Hamtramck Hostel - You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as a shared/communal kitchen. You’ll find towels and linens in all rooms.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Detroit?
Good weather’s definitely a plus when you’re experiencing new places, so here’s some information that may be helpful: The hottest months are usually July and June with an average temp of 70°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 30°F. The snowiest months in Detroit are February, November, January, and April, with each month seeing an average of 9 inches of snowfall.
What is there to see and do in Detroit?
In general, Detroit is known for its theaters, architecture, and casinos. Major attractions include Cobo Center, GM Renaissance Center, and Greektown Casino. Get out into nature with places like Campus Martius Park, Detroit Riverwalk, and West Riverfront Park. Cultural attractions include Fox Theatre, Henry Ford Museum, and Detroit Opera House.
What's the best way to get to and around Detroit while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in Detroit in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the closest airport, which is Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW), located 17.2 mi (27.7 km) away. An alternative is Detroit, MI (DET-Coleman A. Young Municipal), located 5.8 mi (9.3 km) away. When you’re out and about, you might want to use public transit to get around. You can walk to nearby metro stations including Campus Martius Station, Congress Street Station, and Cadillac Center Station. To explore more of the area, hop on a train at Detroit Station, Dearborn Station, or Royal Oak Station.

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