These days, it’s important to consider safety measures in looking for a place to stay, especially now that we are freer and more liberal than ever. A beautiful location is one thing, but safety is another. But what if we told you that you can have both at the same time? Detroit, in Michigan, USA, is where you can find some of the safest neighborhoods to stay in, mainly because this place is not too populated, and not to mention, it’s very underrated. We listed some of these locations that not only offer a safe environment, but we also made sure that your entertainment and relaxation needs are not compromised. Check out this list of safe neighborhoods to stay in Detroit.
Being one of the most important cities in the United States, Detroit invests so much in terms of the safety of its people. Specifically in Downtown Detroit at Elmwood Park. There are so many sights to see, and a lot of major locations are situated here that is why it’s also considered the central business center. This neighborhood is also known for its low crime rate, and it has no significant problems in terms of drug use. Apart from this, the Detroit Police Department is also located nearby so your concerns will surely be addressed immediately. An accommodation that we can suggest is Baymont. Their rooms include free WiFi, a cable TV, and a private bathroom. Their reception is 24 hours so you can have all your concerns addressed at any time. Plus, they offer free fax and photocopying services which suits your business needs. Apart from all these conveniences, one of our favorite features about Baymont is its free shuttle service that will make traveling to nearby places easy and fast.
With a population of 1,154, Brush Park is known to be one of the best places to live around Detroit. Residents enjoy suburban living as well as the convenience and accessibility of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Being a historical neighborhood, it is constantly being looked after, given that there are historical houses located in the area, so rest assured that it is a safe neighborhood. The number of their violent and property crimes is also relatively lower compared to other neighborhoods in Detroit. If you’re into the classic-vintage vibe, then you will be delighted to know that accommodation at Winder St. Inn Brush Park 234 offers exactly that. All of their rooms have air-conditioning, heating, cable tv channels, a bathroom with a spa bath. Winder St. Inn is most proud of its free parking space and an on-site bar that serves delicious drinks to set your vacation mood. They’re also proud to say that they are rated 9.7 out 10 among all the other places in Detroit, which means to say that they are very popular among both locals and non-locals.
234 Winder St Inn
Address: 234 Winder Street
Price: from 269 USD
A lot of residents and non-residents have given Corktown an excellent review overall, mainly because the neighborhood is family-oriented, liberal, but safe. Corktown is proud of its zero crime rate in terms of rape and murder, so the neighborhood is definitely safe, given that you also avoid walking alone after hours. In the earlier years, Corktown has gained the reputation of being one of the most dangerous neighborhoods in Detroit, but after a grand effort to alleviate the crimes with the help of the Detroit Police Department, this is not the case anymore. Trumbull and Porter is one of the best accommodations that you can stay at, here in Corktown. This hotel offers an artistic edge that will surely capture the eyes and hearts of people of all ages. Outside, you will see a giant artwork on the wall, and a modern box type in terms of architecture. Rooms at this hotel include a 50-inch flat-screen TV, movie viewing options, a refrigerator, and an iron and hairdryer. The hotel also has a fitness center with a view of downtown Detroit.
With a population of 817, Greektown’s population is very small in size compared to other neighborhoods in Detroit. Greektown is one of the neighborhoods that is known to be guaranteed safe, mainly because it’s part of Downtown Detroit, and being part of this place is a big advantage in terms of safety because it is constantly looked after since it’s the central business center. With the Detroit Police Department nearby, you can stay in this neighborhood worry free. A familiar choice is always a good choice, especially if we’re talking about Holiday Inn Express as a choice of accommodation. Its location is right at the heart of Detroit, which means to say that it’s only a 10-minute walk away from the MGM Grand Casino and the Fox Theater. For your leisure and entertainment, the hotel has an indoor pool, a gym, and all the rooms include free WiFi. Other than that, the rooms also include a cable TV, tea and coffee makers, a refrigerator, and a microwave.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Detroit Downtown
Address: 1020 Washington Boulevard
Price: from 126 USD
Process in place to check health of guests Dry cleaning Fitness centre Smoke alarms Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays Daily housekeeping Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Non-smoking rooms
Capitol Park being an emerging arts district and residential neighborhood is being prioritized in terms of safety. In 2017, it was selected as one of the neighborhoods in Detroit to be prioritized in terms of long-term safety and mobility plans. Also, according to most visitors of the Capitol Park, the state police patrol the Capitol itself, so this place is definitely one of the safest neighborhood in Detroit! If you’re looking for a place to stay in this promising and safe neighborhood, you can try Westin Book Cadillac. It’s a beautiful hotel situated near Ford Field, MGM Casino, and Joe Louis Arena. In the hotel premises, there are many restaurants to choose from, a bar, and a coffee shop. You can enjoy while you use the indoor pool and hot tub, or spend time at the salon pampering yourself.
Westin Book Cadillac
Address: 1114 Washington Boulevard
Price: from 169 USD
Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed Heated pool Parking Wheelchair accessible Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Fitness centre Hand massage Spa Facilities
Have a safe and relaxing vacation!
Who knew that staying in a safe neighborhood would still give you the same relaxing vacation that you always wanted? Make sure you check out our suggested locations for your maximum entertainment and pleasure.
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