Discover Detroit, Michigan With These 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals! - Updated 2024

Discover Detroit, Michigan With These 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals! - Updated 2024
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A labyrinth of urbanity, Detroit displays an array of man-made achievements and wonders and is an epitome of architectural, historical and industrial marvels. Not only is it the origin of chart-topping label Motown Records, the Detroit Institute of Arts also houses one of the most important art collections in the United States. Detroit’s also ideal for day trips to Canada – Windsor, Ontario, lies just across the Ambassador Bridge!

Spending a day or few in Detroit? Check out these 10 Airbnb vacation rentals for your coolest stay yet!

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 08, 2024.

1. Rustic retreat in a Midtown 1890s manor (from USD 171)

Return to Detroit’s roots as an industrial city with this Airbnb apartment! With rugged brick walls, classy, dark furniture and a tidy layout, this home is the perfect convergence of modern sophistication and historical idyll. Equipped with essential business travel amenities, this vacation rental allows you to experience the best of Detroit’s urban atmosphere even while on business!

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Detroit, Michigan, United States
878 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
not sure if the place has ac but either way it cooled off nice with the fans running
there isn’t any ac however there were plenty of windows and fans to keep it cool
i loved my stay at this airbnb very cozy clean great amenities great location would recommend
comfortable bed nice living area and amazing shower
loved the decor especially the stone shower great place to stay in detroit
extremely cozy clean and interesting
clean stylish garden level apartment
to be welcomed by rustic charm and cleanliness
the place is very comfortable and spotlessly clean
close to everything clean beautiful and so chic
kelsey was a great host
i highly recommend this host and their home
kelsey is very quick to respond and an amazing host highly recommend
our host was fantastic she was great with communication
kelsey was friendly and made sure i made it in just fine- check in was a breeze
great location and very safe
great location and very stylish apartment
fabulous and stylish place located right downtown
perfect location and easy to get to
great location and stylish cozy space
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2. Bright loft for a band in Elmwood Park (from 110 USD)

If you’re a band on tour in Detroit, this Airbnb is the stay for you! Not only do you enjoy 10% off your stay, you’ll get an extra 5% off if you leave your host a tour poster to display.

Bunk in this small yet spacious apartment for a tranquil, green stay in the midst of Detroit’s urbanity. Up to 8 guests can sleep in the bedroom’s queen-sized bed, the full-sized futon, or either of the two couches. For daytime explorations of the city, go green and bike around – downtown Detroit is just a 10-minute cycle away!

Humble Detroit Cocoon

Address: off Atwater Street, Detroit, MI 48207, USA (see map)

Price: from 110 USD

Number of Guests: 8

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3. Business-friendly bunk by Belle Isle and the banks (from 110 USD)

When you’re on business, you’re going to need a space that’s compact and organised. What better place than this Airbnb studio apartment? With a central location 10 minutes from downtown Detroit and lots of business-friendly amenities, this vacation rental is both convenient and conducive for work. Wake up every morning and get to work at the office located next to your bed, or catch up on local events on the flat-screen television.

Downtown Traveler's Loft

Address: around the intersection of East Jefferson Avenue and Meldrum Street, Rivertown Warehouse District, Detroit, MI 48207, USA (see map)

Price: from 110 USD

Number of Guests: 3

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4. Majestic master bedroom near State Fair Grounds

If you’re looking for a luxurious stay in an opulent home, book this Airbnb private room! Located within a palatial manor, you’re guaranteed a plush, comfortable stay in this vacation rental. As you enter, step into a grand foyer full of intricate detail and ornate furnishings. Kick back in the large living room, or dine in the lavish dining room. By night, fall into the sheets of the broad king bed (or the room’s single bed) for a good night’s sleep.

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Detroit, Michigan, United States
30 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the comfort level of fhe bed and furnishings is tops
if you're a fan of the dramatic details featured in historic homes this will be a treat
breakfast included fresh fruit eggs link sausage french toast casserole coffee tea and orange juice
the bathroom was also large with original fixtures and good water pressure
our room was large with a very comfortable bed
we all enjoyed your clean home delightful breakfast and peaceful neighborhood
impressive home and impressive host
you were a fabulous host
beautiful home complimented by an excellent host
judith was an awesome host and her home is truly incredible
our check in was effortless and our host made sure everything was beyond expectations
the location was perfect for our detroit vacation
the area is quiet and safe and only a short drive to downtown
it was a safe quiet neighborhood with good access to downtown detroit
my wife and i enjoyed walking through the neighborhood and seeing all the majestic old homes
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5. Spiced-up space in New Center (from 160 USD)

A bigger space for more family, friends and pets can be found in this Airbnb! With this condominium in midtown Detroit, you’ll be able to accommodate up to 16 travel companions on your trip. In this residence, you’re guaranteed the utmost comfort in any of its three queen bedrooms; though other equally pleasant experiences can be found in the home’s sofa bed, couch, air mattresses or hammocks as well. Before a day out, congregate in the lively living room, and let the apartment’s hot hues spice up your stay even further!

Trendy Condo Loft

Address: around Pallister Avenue, New Center, Detroit, MI 48202, USA (see map)

Price: from 160 USD

Number of Guests: 16

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6. Condo with a view along East Jefferson Avenue (from USD 195)

Seek a stay before the city skyline in this splendid condominium! Located storeys above the city, this Airbnb vacation rental offers a spectacular view of Detroit and the river beyond. Step into a home of pristine, pearly furnishings and sleek marble features as you enter this apartment. Admire the view outside one of many towering glass windows; and by night, retreat to a regal lounge cum bedroom and fall asleep on the plush king-sized bed.

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Detroit, Michigan, United States
18 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the rooms were beautifully done with a neutral color scheme and the bed was pure comfort
the apartment is beautiful gorgeously decorated with stunning views of detroit the river & canada
the place was very clean had everything i needed
the condo was comfortable clean and quiet
the listing was 100% comfortable clean neat lavish and authentic as is in the pictures
the host was very accommodating and friendly
auntie blondie (as she told me to call her) was an awesome host
fantastic from start to finish host made every effort to make sure it was perfect
she was attentive and eager to assist in making my stay as comfortable as possible
the host met us in the lobby promptly welcomed us warmly and got us situated
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7. Colourful house in historic Corktown (from 225 USD)

To experience the best of Detroit with a big group of friends, stay in this multi-hued home! Located in the equally vibrant district of Corktown, this Airbnb home is central to one of the city’s must-visit neighbourhoods. With common spaces to match Corktown’s historical ambience, this home plays a fun convergence between flamboyant modernity and vintage antiquity. When it’s time for bed, retreat with a loved one to one of three queen-sized bedrooms; or, if you’d like some privacy, one of two single bedrooms.

Dragonfly House

Address: off Brooklyn Street, Corktown, Detroit, MI 48226, USA (see map)

Price: from 225 USD

Number of Guests: 10

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8. Artsy loft near Mt. Elliott Park

If this is your first time visiting Detroit, bunk in this Airbnb loft! An open-concept, artistic setup, the space of this vacation rental makes for a relaxing retreat after a long day in the city. Even if you’re on business, there are business-friendly amenities such as an office ready for your use. And should you ever need suggestions of places to visit in the city, your host, a guidebook author, would be more than happy to help!

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Detroit, Michigan, United States
319 reviews  
Entire loft 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a/c perfectly adequate expect to hear some floor squeaks and tv sounds from neighbors
thane's place is exactly what you expect from seeing the photos; a spacious loft space that is very comfortable
the apartment was super it lived up to all expectations
the place is all you need for a comfortable stay
the apartment was very clean unique and tastefully decorated
great clean cozy loft on 3rd floor and nicely decorated
thanes place is stylish well appointed clean and comfortable
the artist loft was very clean and the beds were really comfortable
place was wonderful clean unique spacious and bright
the hosts are outstanding
hosts are lovely and helpful
our host karen was great
beautiful space with a wonderful host
karen is super responsive and a great host
great location hip spot
the location is near a very nice park and very close to downtown
eclectic artsy loft and near wonderful detroit river front walk and parks
the location downtown was perfect close to the city but away from the hustle and noise
the location was very safe and convenient
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9. Victorian vacation home near Mexicantown

If you’re a lover of all things vintage, you’re going to love this Airbnb home. A Victorian-era fixture, every last detail of this house brings you back to a simpler, more idyllic era, perfect for a vacation and winding down after a long day in the big city. Seek solace in a book in the living room, or catch some privacy in the fur-carpeted parlour. You could even go on a double date honeymoon here – with two queen bedrooms, there’s more than enough space for two couples to bunk here.

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Detroit, Michigan, United States
232 reviews  
Entire apartment 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
charming home locked in an another era with all the amenities and very comfortable beds
also there was easy parking great wifi a fully appointed kitchen with wonderful antique appliances
there's no tv so be prepared but there's wifi and plenty of old records to keep you entertained
we enjoyed very much the old style kitchen that reminded me of my grandmother's one
vintage fixtures and furniture create a fun atmosphere complete with requisite squeaky floorboards and bed frames
sean's place is very stylishly appointed clean comfortable and quiet
sean’s place was so clean and lovely he was extremely responsive and helpful too
sean’s place is in a great neighbourhood clean beautiful and very comfortable
everything in the place was old rustic yet beautiful and clean
sean’s place is great super clean and in a great location
great host and very helpful
our host was very kind and accommodating
a super welcoming host and lovely place
sean is a wonderful host who was super available to us before and throughout our stay
he was very accommodating and easy to communicate with
great location
good location and easiest parking
great location close to corktown and mexican town
excellent place really good location
easy walk to mexicantown and short drive to corktown
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10. Artsy nook in North End

For a family getaway to Detroit, there’s no better place than this vacation home. A distinctive residence in suburban Detroit, this home is pet-friendly and fits up to 10 of your family members! Doze off in one of four bedrooms, and wake up to a merry morning with breakfast in the chalkboard-walled dining area. For adults, chat in comfort in the Airbnb’s sitting areas; and if the kids or pets wish to play outdoors, a grassy, spacious backyard awaits you!

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Detroit, Michigan, United States
144 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 5 Beds 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
decor and furnishings are very cute and comfortable wifi was fast
the mattresses could be slightly more comfortable
great decor and fully equipped kitchen
comfortable house nice interior great kitchen and lounge area
nice appliances and there was enough bathroom space for the 5 of us
very clean with a fun and simple decor
it was clean fully stocked with linens towels cooking supplies etc
the only thing missing from the perfect weekend was the cleanliness of the house
especially the beds the property is clean and inviting
it was nice and clean and was perfect for our weekend in detroit
hosts were attentive and responsive
really enjoyed my stay the host was very quick to answer any questions or concerns
jacob was a wonderful host
jacob is a great host that tends to your questions swift and precise
hosts were very responsive and accommodating
the location is good
great location with easy access to the city
near lot of places in a good neighborhood
great value for the location
i highly recommend this location if you are looking to spend some time at a central location in detroit
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Comfortable days in Detroit

The comfort of the city with sights old and new alike – such is the convergence that defines Detroit. What better way to complement your stay than with a vacation rental to match your destination? These Airbnb rentals are waiting for you, so why wait when you can book them today!

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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