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!
1. Rustic retreat in a Midtown 1890s manor
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!
1890's Stone and Brick Garden LoftDetroit, Michigan, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:not sure if the place has ac but either way it cooled off nice with the fans runningthere isn’t any ac however there were plenty of windows and fans to keep it cooli loved my stay at this airbnb very cozy clean great amenities great location would recommendcomfortable bed nice living area and amazing showerloved the decor especially the stone shower great place to stay in detroit
Cleanliness:extremely cozy clean and interestingclean stylish garden level apartmentto be welcomed by rustic charm and cleanlinessthe place is very comfortable and spotlessly cleanclose to everything clean beautiful and so chic
Host:kelsey was a great hosti highly recommend this host and their homekelsey is very quick to respond and an amazing host highly recommendour host was fantastic she was great with communicationkelsey was friendly and made sure i made it in just fine- check in was a breezeRead more reviews
Location:great location and very safegreat location and very stylish apartmentfabulous and stylish place located right downtownperfect location and easy to get togreat location and stylish cozy space
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
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
4. 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!
Artsy River Loft Near DowntownDetroit, Michigan, United States
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:a/c perfectly adequate expect to hear some floor squeaks and tv sounds from neighborsthane's place is exactly what you expect from seeing the photos; a spacious loft space that is very comfortablethe apartment was super it lived up to all expectationsthe place is all you need for a comfortable stay
Cleanliness:the apartment was very clean unique and tastefully decoratedgreat clean cozy loft on 3rd floor and nicely decoratedthanes place is stylish well appointed clean and comfortablethe artist loft was very clean and the beds were really comfortableplace was wonderful clean unique spacious and bright
Host:the hosts are outstandinghosts are lovely and helpfulour host karen was greatbeautiful space with a wonderful hostkaren is super responsive and a great hostRead more reviews
Location:great location hip spotthe location is near a very nice park and very close to downtowneclectic artsy loft and near wonderful detroit river front walk and parksthe location downtown was perfect close to the city but away from the hustle and noisethe location was very safe and convenient
5. 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.
Motor City RoomDetroit, Michigan, United States
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:the comfort level of fhe bed and furnishings is topsif you're a fan of the dramatic details featured in historic homes this will be a treatbreakfast included fresh fruit eggs link sausage french toast casserole coffee tea and orange juicethe bathroom was also large with original fixtures and good water pressureour room was large with a very comfortable bed
Cleanliness:we all enjoyed your clean home delightful breakfast and peaceful neighborhood
Host:impressive home and impressive hostyou were a fabulous hostbeautiful home complimented by an excellent hostjudith was an awesome host and her home is truly incredibleour check in was effortless and our host made sure everything was beyond expectationsRead more reviews
Location:the location was perfect for our detroit vacationthe area is quiet and safe and only a short drive to downtownit was a safe quiet neighborhood with good access to downtown detroitmy wife and i enjoyed walking through the neighborhood and seeing all the majestic old homes
7. 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!
Breathtaking Artist-Inspired 2 Story Black Home!Detroit, Michigan, United States
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:decor and furnishings are very cute and comfortable wifi was fastthe mattresses could be slightly more comfortablegreat decor and fully equipped kitchencomfortable house nice interior great kitchen and lounge areanice appliances and there was enough bathroom space for the 5 of us
Cleanliness:very clean with a fun and simple decorit was clean fully stocked with linens towels cooking supplies etcthe only thing missing from the perfect weekend was the cleanliness of the houseespecially the beds the property is clean and invitingit was nice and clean and was perfect for our weekend in detroit
Host:hosts were attentive and responsivereally enjoyed my stay the host was very quick to answer any questions or concernsjacob was a wonderful hostjacob is a great host that tends to your questions swift and precisehosts were very responsive and accommodatingRead more reviews
Location:the location is goodgreat location with easy access to the citynear lot of places in a good neighborhoodgreat value for the locationi highly recommend this location if you are looking to spend some time at a central location in detroit
8. 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
9. Condo with a view along East Jefferson Avenue
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.
Luxury downtown condoDetroit, Michigan, United States
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:the rooms were beautifully done with a neutral color scheme and the bed was pure comfortthe apartment is beautiful gorgeously decorated with stunning views of detroit the river & canada
Cleanliness:the place was very clean had everything i neededthe condo was comfortable clean and quietthe listing was 100% comfortable clean neat lavish and authentic as is in the picturesRead more reviews
Host:the host was very accommodating and friendlyauntie blondie (as she told me to call her) was an awesome hostfantastic from start to finish host made every effort to make sure it was perfectshe was attentive and eager to assist in making my stay as comfortable as possiblethe host met us in the lobby promptly welcomed us warmly and got us situated
10. 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.
Address: off Brooklyn Street, Corktown, Detroit, MI 48226, USA (see map)
Price: from 225 USD
Number of Guests: 10
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!
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