Romantic getaways in Detroit

Full Guide 2022

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Motor City has seen a revival in recent years, transitioning from a bustling manufacturing city into a tourist-friendly destination for a romantic weekend getaway.

This bustling city has a variety of monuments, riverfront areas, and public parks, not to mention incredible restaurants and theatres that are sure to make romantic getaways in Detroit exciting and fun.

Book yourself a night at a romantic hotel in Detroit for a charming weekend getaway.

Best romantic getaways in Detroit

DoubleTree Suites

Starting things off on a high note, the DoubleTree Suites is the quintessencial romantic hotel in Detroit if you’re looking to be in the middle of the action.

Its central location and on-site amenities make it an ideal hotel for couples looking to be close to everything on their weekend getaway, the iconic MGM Grand Casino is a short 7-minute walk away. 

Motor City Kitchen, located on-site, serves American cuisine, and is open for every meal.

The Dearborn Inn

The Dearborn Inn is a historic Colonial-style boutique hotel situated on 23-acres of beautiful landscaped grounds and gardens.

The Inn’s historic upscale decór and furnishings help create the perfect ambiance for your romantic getaways in Detroit. Guests can relax at the heated outdoor swimming pool, and finish each day of their weekend getaway with a sumptuous meal at the Inn’s romantic restaurant, Edison’s, that serves fine American cuisine.

Each suite at the Dearborn Inn boasts a cozy fireplace, spacious seating areas and marble finished bathrooms.

The Henry

The Henry is a downtown based luxury hotel that boasts every amenity couples could ask from a romantic hotel in Detroit.

Sit back and relax with a massage package from the Henry’s lavishly equipped spa while on your romantic weekend retreat. If thats not your cup of tea, the vast indoor pool is perfect for a refreshing dip.

TRIA, located on-site at the Henry, offers a seasonal menu, specializing in American cuisine, with an emphasis on sustainable foods and local produce.

Element Detroit

The Element Detroit offers elegant, spacious rooms in the Detroit’s downtown district, with sweeping views of the city skyline.

Boasting a central location, the Element is just a short walk away from some of the most popular Detroit attractions, such as Saint Andrews Hall and the Masonic Temple Theater.

You can sit and relax with a drink at the Element’s terrace, and afterwards enjoy a meal at the Monarch, the on-site romantic restaurant, that specializes in fine American cuisine.


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Detroit Foundation

The lavish Detroit Foundation is one of the city’s finest hotels, conveniently located to support your romantic getaways in Detroit.

This luxury hotel is housed in a historic building, and boasts fine hardwood panneling and high ceilings throughout.

On-site dining is available at the Apparatus Room, serving fine American cuisine.

Each elegant room at the Foundation boasts beautiful, bright decór and lavishly equipped bathrooms, with oversized-showers.

The Siren Hotel

The Siren in downtown Detroit boasts individually decorated, bright bedrooms, and bold decór throughout the hotel grounds that create a buzzing atmopshere for you to enjoy on your romantic getaway in Detroit.

The Siren is home to a stunning bar, serving handcrafted cocktails and small plates. The Siren’s restaurant, the Albena, is ready to satisfy your weekend getaway cravings.

This boutique hotel boasts beautiful, brightly decorated rooms. Each suite boasts a charming seating area and fully-equipped bathrooms.

The Westin Book Cadillac

Another Downtown Detroit hotel, the Westin Book Cadillac combines state-of-the-art amenities with an incredible location.

The Westin is home to a lavishly equipped spa. The spa offers in-room treatments, and is sure to help you relax during your romantic weekend. Start off each day with a refreshing dip into the indoor swimming pool, and end your day with a great meal at the on-site steakhouse, ROAST.

Aloft Detroit

Located in the beautiful David Whitney historic building in the heart of Detroit’s downtown, the Aloft offers gorgeous rooms in the most desirable part of the city.

Located just a short walk away from the famous Fox Theater and the Filmore concert hall, and other local attractions, the Aloft is a great hotel for couples looking to explore the city to its fullest.

Each elegant room boasts stylish decór and hardwood floors, creating an inviting ambiance for you to enjoy on your romantic getaway in Detroit.

Trumbull and Porter

Looking for a beautiful boutique hotel that doesn’t break the bank? Then the Trumbull and Porter is the ideal hotel for an inexpensive romantic getaway.

Boasting a perfect location in the heart of the downtown district, this romantic hotel in Detroit boasts an artistic flair that gives it a unique charm.

The Trumbull and Porter boasts an outdoor seating area with a firepit and a beer garden for guests to enjoy.


The Detroit Club

This 5-star luxury hotel in the Downtown district has a unique historic charm for a unique romantic getaway in Detroit.

Guests will find a lavish spa at the Detroit Club, equipped with a salt-water jacuzzi, dry saunas and numerous lounges, relaxing during your romantic weekend has never been so easy.

The on-site bar as well as the restaurant keep with the historic theme, the Library Bar serving classic cocktails, and the Bohemia, a beautiful romantic restaurant serves fine dining French cuisine.

MGM Grand Detroit

The MGM Grand is one of Detroit’s most iconic destinations, and a must visit romantic place on each and every one of your romantic getaways in Detroit.

The MGM is fully equipped to make the most of your romantic weekend. An indoor infinity pool and a luxury spa are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to lavish amenities. Boasting an on-site casino, a golf lounge and live entertainment, you could not leave the hotel and still have an incredible time during your weekend getaway.

The Inn at 97 Winder

Housed in a gorgeous historic building, the Inn at 97 Winder is the perfect hotel for couples looking for an intimate romantic getaway in Detroit.

Making for an exciting couples getaway, The Inn is located just a short walk away from local entertainment venues, and boats a sun terrace with sweeping city views.

Essential for any romantic weekend, the Inn boasts gorgeous spacious rooms, with enormous bathrooms equipped with deep soaking tubs and oversized showers.


Greektown Casino-Hotel

Located in the bustling Greektown district, this romantic hotel in Detroit features numerous dining options, an on-site casino and live-entertainment, for a lively couples getaway with no dull moments.

This gorgeous casino hotel offers spacious rooms with spacious seating areas and floor-to-ceillings windows that give you sweeping views of the city.

Atheneum Suite Hotel

Another Greektown based hotel, the aptly named Atheneum Suite Hotel is the perfect springboard for your romantic weekend adventures in the heart of the city.

This all-suite hotel offers 2 on-site restaurants, as well as a bar, the Greek themed Pegasus, serving handcrafted specialty cocktails.

Each ample suite at this stunning hotel features bright summery decór and fully equipped bathrooms.

Shinola Hotel

To finish off our list, the Shinola is incredibly equipped and centrally located in the city to make the most of your couples getaway.

The Shinola is one of the city’s most beautiful hotels, with stunning common areas flooded with natural light from the sun roofs to create a light and cheery ambiance for your second honeymoon.

Each room at the Shinola boasts a cozy fireplace and tasteful decór. Numerous windows flood the room with natural light and provide guests with stunning views of the city.

Romantic things to do in Detroit

Once you have chosen the perfect hotel for your romantic getaway, let’s find a complementary thing to do in Detroit so you can get the most out of your couple’s vacation.

Detroit Institute of Arts

The Detroit Institute of Arts is perfect for a change of pace after spending your couples getaway running around the town.

This beautiful Museum is home to one of the US’s largest and most important art collections. Spanning over 100 galleries with more than 65.000 artworks that date from the earliest civilizations to the present day.

The Henry Ford

This expansive history museum complex is considered the US’s largest history museum.

Home to some of the most iconic pieces of modern history, the Henry Ford is a must visit destination while on your romantic weekend in Detroit. The chair in which Abraham Lincoln was sitting when he was murdered, JFK’s presidential limousine in which he was famously shot, or iconic civil rights symbol, the Rosa Parks bus, can all be appreciated on your visit.

Detroit RiverFront

The Detroit Riverfront isn’t so much a must visit destination, but more of an inescapable romantic place in the city.

This gorgeous part of the city is home to some of its most iconic and attractive locations, numerous monuments and famous sights can only be found here.

The Riverfront is rich in fine-dining restaurants and entertainment venues, so you’ll never go a dull moment on your riverfront adventure.

The Guardian Building

The Guardian Building is a landmark historic skyscrapper in Motor City.

This timeless depiction of opulence and creativity during Detroit’s Golden Age, has stood the test of time and its art-deco arquitecture and lavish indoor furnishings are sure to impress you as you walk in.

Belle Isle Park

Rich with charm and historic beauty, the Belle Isle Park is a Detroit natural landmark.

Whatever your interests may be, Belle Isle Park is sure to have something for you. The Park is home to incredible Golden Age era buildings, lush gardens and ample parks where you can take lazy romantic strolls with your loved one.

Detroit People Mover

You’d be remiss to visit Detroit and not use its iconic People Mover to make your way around town.

The Detroit People Mover has stops near every major city attraction to help you make the most of your romantic getaway in Detroit.

This quirky and fun public transit system can only be found in Detroit and Miami, and offers a unique way of enjoying and getting around the city.

More romantic getaways close to Detroit

If you want to find more romantic hotels, we recommend these locations below, so you can find the perfect accommodation for your next romantic getaway or vacation.

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