Renaissance Detroit-Style Sleek and Modern in Motor City
Formerly a Wonder Bread bakery, the 16-story MotorCity Casino Hotel towers majestically.
With the city of Detroit undergoing a major renaissance, MotorCity Casino Hotel is just one of three new casino hotels to breathe new life into the city. Opened in November 2007, the 400-room (including 33 suites) 16–story hotel towers over the outskirts of the downtown area and is located just one mile from Ford Field and Comerica Park.
Formerly a Wonder Bread bakery, the building underwent a multi-million dollar facelift and the casino portion of the hotel now boasts four stories of gaming rooms, 68,000 square feet of slot machines and 136 tables offering everything from blackjack and roulette to craps and Caribbean stud poker.
In the hotel itself, everything screams sleek and modern, from the hotel’s exterior stainless steel roof panels to the chrome hair dryers and desk lamps in the oversized rooms and suites. The spacious rooms have 300-thread-count sheets, oversized marble baths, walk-in showers and large soaking tubs. Technology is state-of-the-art, ranging from flat-screen plasma TVs that rotate 180 degrees, iPod docking stations, automated room and check-out service and maid calls via the television sets.
Spectacular views are on offer from the hotel’s signature Iridescence restaurant on the top floor of the hotel, where you can look out to the Ambassador Bridge, which connects Detroit to Windsor, Canada. Not only does the 16th floor restaurant provide a perfect window onto the city, it also boasts an entirely new menu featuring modern American cuisine.
While the hotel is not close enough to walk to the downtown Convention Center, it is only a short taxi ride away. As the downtown Detroit renaissance continues, the MotorCity Casino Hotel has additional grand plans afoot, with the opening of a full-service 8,000 square foot spa featuring ten treatment rooms including couple’s rooms. A complete fitness facility is also planned, with individualized headsets and television monitors on all cardio equipment.