5 Most Unique Airbnbs To Stay In Detroit, Michigan


As it sits on the banks of the Detroit River and is a few miles from Lake St Clair, Detroit boasts stunning downtown scenery surrounded by water. It offers tourists many things to do and fascinating neighborhoods to explore. With numerous museums throughout the city, you will enjoy a vibrant arts and culture scene. Renowned museums include Detroit Historical Museum, Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA), and Motown Museum. Moreover, several iconic landmarks appeal to everyone and not only history buffs, such as Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory, Fort Wayne, and Pewabic Pottery. Another interesting attraction is Fair Lane, the former estate of Henry Ford. If you fancy impeccable architecture, visit Detroit Masonic Temple or Detroit Public Library. As you plan an exciting trip, check out the most unique Airbnbs to stay in Detroit, Michigan below.

1. Experience Motown history in this residential home (from USD 895)

This seven-bedroom house is set at the heart of New Center, only a few minutes away from Motown Museum. Initially constructed in 1911, it has been restored meticulously to provide modern accommodations for large families and groups of up to 16 people. This property offers over 464.5 sqm (5,000 sq. ft.) of living space filled with musical memorabilia. Amidst the restoration, many original features have been preserved, such as the woodwork and resurfaced wood floors.

Moreover, each floor has a working 1963 Wurlitzer jukebox.

Come stay and play, the Motown way! 7BDR
Detroit, Michigan, United States
85 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 11 Beds 16 Guests 7 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
david's home was fantastic with the music bedroom kitchen set up etc
we were completely comfortable and had space we didn’t even need to use
very clean and just like the he pictures
everything was clean and space is perfectly decorated
this place was absolutely fabulous spacious clean and the beds were very comfortable
the house felt clean safe and was a lot of fun
the home was clean and well equipped with linen
great accommodations thoughtful host
the hosts were friendly and responded quick to all my questions
beautiful home and wonderful hosts
i hosted family or friends who came by to give us well wishes
we had a great time and david is an excellent host
location is great for access to downtown and the surrounding area
i love that there were stores and restaurants in walking distance
really unique and neat place that is perfect for large groups
pictures are nice but up close and personal is even better
great place to stay
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2. Tiny house with BBQ grill (from USD 109)

This tiny house is located in a backyard in a vibrant neighborhood, only a few blocks away from Boston-Edison Historic District. Sleeping a maximum of four people, it offers a sleeping area with two queen-sized beds. This rental may seem small, but it has everything you need for a comfortable stay, including a kitchen that’s fully equipped with a coffee maker, microwave, oven, refrigerator, and stove. There is also a washer and dryer at your disposal, as well as a barbecue grill.

If you are bringing a car, fret not. Complimentary parking within the premises is available.

A Pebble In Rock City: A “Tiny Home” In Piety Hill
186 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 4 Guests

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
stylish touches like the flowers on the table and fairy lights in the backyard
very clean and efficient house
the place was clean and spacious
very clean and comfortable and loved the chickens
then it was also very clean
perfectly clean every need anticipated this is a great stay
tim is a wonderful host very thoughtful and communicative
tim is most gracious host and makes sure you have everything you need
tim is a gracious host and responded to any concerns within a very timely manner
easy instructions and communication with host
tim is very good to work with as a host
very unique and cute stay great location and proximity to downtown
the location itself was perfect not too far from downtown
you’re within walking distance to some really cool spots
the location was perfect for access to downtown detroit while the neighborhood was quiet and felt safe
the location is in a safe area and easily accessible to the city
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3. Gorgeous condo with kitchen (from USD 113)

Accommodating up to two people, this historic studio unit in Woodbridge is ideal for couples exploring Detroit. It is part of a 19th-century mansion carefully restored in the past decades to provide luxury accommodations. This rental features a seating area with a TV in one wing and a cathedral peak with a central kitchen and dining area. In the sleeping area, you will find one queen-sized bed.

Meanwhile, the front wing has a small reading nook couch that can be converted into a pull-out bed.

Gorgeous Condo at The Historic JD Baer Mansion
Detroit, Michigan, United States
196 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condo 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful historic property with lots of space and comfortable bed
i'm 5'11" and it definitely felt cramped after awhile (ducking to get in/out of the bed)
very clean and quiet apartment in a beautiful historic house
comfortable and clean space
the place is really clean
other than that it was very peaceful and clean
host was accommodating and respectful
very quick with helpful responses and extremely accommodating
alex is a great host-any concerns expect a reply within 5 minutes
great host and a beautiful space
the host and his team are flexible accommodating and had great local recommendations
the location is great
the location was amazing
beautiful mansion in a wonderful and convenient location in a historic neighborhood
this is a really unique space in a great location in detroit
such an amazing experience very cute place that was located close to downtown
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4. Penthouse loft with private roof deck (from USD 208)

Centrally positioned in the city, this 19th-century loft with two bedrooms is only two minutes away from Midtown Detroit, three minutes away from Corktown, and five minutes away from Downtown Detroit. It was carefully refurbished in 2019 to welcome guests with modern comforts while maintaining its unique charm.

This rental offers a bright, open floor plan with a living room, well-equipped kitchen, and turret dining room. Furthermore, the 3-m-high (10-ft) ceilings and exposed brick accents create an airy ambiance. On the rooftop, you will find a private terrace suitable for unwinding.

Penthouse Loft with Private Roof Deck and Turret
Detroit, Michigan, United States
79 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire loft 2 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
it was very clean and stylish he had great communication
it was beyond clean and beautifully decorated
very clean comfortable stylish and stocked with everything a person would need
his place is beautiful clean and easy to access
the penthouse is very nice cute and clean
thomas was a great host
thomas was super helpful and always available to answer questions
great home great location and fantastic detail to attention by our host thomas
thomas was helpful and quick to respond
tons place is stylish and the location is great
located in a historic area of detroit close to all amenities the border and very secure
cool host great place great location all around nice comes with everything you need will definitely recommend
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5. Private room in an art house with free parking (from USD 67)

An ideal home base for small families and groups visiting Detroit, this private artistic room sleeps up to four people. It is filled with impressive art pieces and murals that stimulate the senses. Even the well-equipped kitchen is filled with graffiti.

Moreover, this rental has access to numerous common areas. You have access to a backyard, garden, and porch when you stay here. Complimentary parking is also provided onsite, so you need not worry if you plan to bring a car. Pets are welcome here.

Art room in Art House Historic Detroit area
5 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in home 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
uta is a great host
uta is an excellent host
the location is perfect for going downtown or corktown too
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Maximize your visit to Detroit

Detroit offers plenty of exciting things to do and attractions to see, whether you are visiting for business or leisure. Do not forget to check out these most unique Airbnbs to stay in Detroit to prepare for your trip!

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