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DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Detroit Downtown - Fort Shelby

525 West Lafayette Blvd, Detroit, Michigan, 48226, USA TEL: +1-313-963-5600 FAX: +1-313-963-5604
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The DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Detroit Downtown - Fort Shelby is an upscale all-suite hotel located in the heart of Downtown Detroit. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the hotel opened as the Fort Shelby in 1917. Its fortunes rising and falling like Detroit itself, the Fort Shelby closed in 1974. After sitting empty for 34 years the hotel reopened in 2008 after a $100 million restoration. Creating a completely modern hotel within an historic structure.

Consistently listed on as one of the top hotels in Detroit the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton's in Downtown Detroit is the three time recipient of Trip Advisor's "Certificate of Excellence", a member of Historic Hotels of America and winner of DoubleTree Hotels "Crystal Cookie" Award.

The hotel's boutique size and historic character provide the perfect environment for executive meetings:

  • Executive conference center tailored to training and small meetings
  • General session seating for up to 120 people with 14 breakout rooms
  • All-inclusive meeting packages available
  • Upgraded internet in meeting rooms with bandwidth up to 50 MPS
  • Hilton Honors rewards available

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Small Meetings

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Detroit Downtown - Fort Shelby, MI - Terrace Classroom Set

Your small meeting is our top priority. From concept to design the Executive Conference Center was built to provide a productive meeting environment for small groups. Natural lighting, ergonomic chairs and upgraded internet speeds are usually tops on the list of why our guests return. By specializing in small meetings we are able to provide superior services for training programs, strategic planning, board meetings, staff meetings and client presentations.

  • Full line of audio visual services
  • Upgraded internet bandwidth from 5-50 MPS
  • Simplified all-inclusive Meeting packages

Projects and Engagements

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Detroit Downtown - Fort Shelby, MI - King 2 Room Suite Living Area

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Detroit Downtown - Fort Shelby's guestsuites are the largest rooms in Detroit and are perfect for an extended business trip. Each room is a two-room suite averaging over 600 square feet. Your room offers a bedroom that is completely separate from the living room providing plenty of space to spread out. For your comfort windows open and room temperatures are individually controlled. For your extended stay we offer refrigerators and microwaves at no additional charge.

In the living room, we provide a work desk along with upgraded internet bandwidth to allow for a productive stay. We hope you don't work all the time and have a great restaurant and lounge for networking after hours.

Located in the heart of Downtown Detroit, the DoubleTree is in easy walking distance to most Detroit businesses. A complimentary shuttle is available for cold or rainy days.

Please reach out to our sales department at 313-963-8900 for assistance.

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  • At a Glance

    • Total Guest Rooms : 203
  • Room Types

    • Largest Meeting Room : 2935 Sq. Ft. 195 Sq. M.
  • Group Amenities

    • Business Center
    • Fitness Center OnSite
    • Restaurant On-Site
    • Standard In-Room and Lobby Wi-Fi
  • Local Airports

    • Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County22 min./20 mi.
  • Convention Centers

    • Cobo Hall Convention Center: 3 blocks
    • Comerica Park Convention Center: 1 mile
    • Ford Field Convention Center: 1 mile