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The location is the prime attraction for Corktown Inn. At $65 to $80 per night, it needs a upgrade pronto! The carpet is old and molded. The walls in the hallway need painting (other than white or ivory which shows every hole, patch over, dirt, etc). The rooms are stuffy (one cannot open or crack the windows for air) and it is even more noticeable when someone is smoking or experimenting with marijuana down the hall? Perhaps an ozone machine should be used to clear out the rooms or check the heater for dust. The friendly staff makes up for the look of the hotel, and they are always informative and pleasant. As mentioned to the left.....
The staff is wonderful!! If I could take them back to Chicago and get them jobs at the Luxury-5 star hotels--I would definitely "steal" them away!! They care about their guests and always have a kind word or smile. They go out of their way to make sure you are comfortable: be it extra hangers, towels, toilet paper, or asking about the closest restaurant. Bruce, Sara, Corey, Brian are the top notch employees other hotels like the Aloft, MGM, Westin would pay $15 to $18 per hour to keep. Everyone I spoke with knows they are the keys to this new renovation and hotel's success!!! Corktown Inn has to do something about the DRY rooms! The windows do not open so NO fresh air ever gets inside the rooms. In the middle of the night, one can wake up with a headache and dry, bleeding nose. Perhaps humidifiers can be set in each room or available thru Front Desk. It is an old hotel so I'm not sure how they can counteract this problem for future guests. Also, the carpets are sad. Pull up everything and replace with a simple, all weather grey, black, dark blue carpet because the stains are everywhere!! I feel more protected wearing flip flops instead of socks or bare feet. Yikes! Renovations won't be completed until January? in time for the Auto Show we hope. Fix the washers/dryers in the laundry room, check/repair the elevators, and please bring back the free hot water (for tea) and coffee available throughout the day....
Clean and cheap with free parking. No extras but enjoyed my stay there for the night and slept well.
location was only 10 min walk to the Joe and the Cobo centre. the room is dated. Didn't come with any body wash, shampoo, and soap in the room, so bring your own.
Computer at reception for clients, wireless free. Motel in Detroit, do not expect big thing, dont go there with your family. Located in a abandoned place of town, does´t look very safe. Just take care if decided to go there.
our Standard room smelled very smoky so we got an upgrade to a bigger room on a higher flor that was actually very clean and nice. The parking space is very safe and closed. It is close to downtown and the Stadiums. Staff is very friendly an helpful. Furniture is a bit old and used. The room we first had on the first floor smelled Like someone just smoked in it...But asking we could move to another room.
This place was nasty!
Proximity near down town room was smelly
Located very close to Joe Louis Arena. An older hotel so a bit run down. The neighborhood also didn't seem to be the best.
I've been utilizing this hotel for a few years now and I appreciate the renovations that are continuing, including the building itself, the staff, and the handling of reservations. Most of my experience has been positive, however about a year ago we had some issues (losing our reservation even though we had already paid, charging us for smoking when we did not smoke but was from previous guests, and not having a room that all 3 of us could stay in together although that is what we had reserved). Those problems have seemed to be addressed as this most recent visit was a positive one. I booked and paid for our room online and had no issue at check in. The staff was friendly and available, the parking was great and they even let my parents park there for the day while we went to the Tigers and Lions games (which saved them about $50 in parking). The walk to Ford Field and Comerica is not bad, however I prefer to walk a couple blocks to the bars that have the free shuttle. Overall, this hotel is a great value and perfect if u need a no-frills place to crash after a ballgame or concert. The Corktown may not be the most clean place in town, but the location and price make it very appealing. Just as the sign says, it's "a fine hotel".
Dodgy motel in dodgy area frequented by ladies of the night, not for the inexperienced visitor to Detroit Yes,Everything checked out after one night
I loved the whole look of the hotel. The rooms were so cute and clean. The Detroit artwork was very cool. They provided slippers and a very comfy robe. Location was also great. I know they're working on opening the bar/restaurant, so that will be awesome. I also REALLY appreciated that their little snack shop didn't charge "hotel" prices for the food an drink--keep that up! The shower set up is pretty awkward, hard to reach to turn on. Hotel wasn't very lively but I think because it's just recently been renovated, the word hasn't gotten out yet.