Detroit: 5 Places to Stay

Atheneum Suite Hotel

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The Atheneum certainly has location working for it: It's right in the heart of Greektown's vibrant restaurant and nightlife scene and convenient to theaters, Comerica Park, and Ford Field football stadium. The 174-suite hotel's Greek theme is apparent from the moment you step into the dark, high-ceilinged lobby, with its two-story mural of muscular gods lounging in decadent Mount Olympus style. While all rooms are spacious and well-appointed, ask for one of the newly updated suites. Otherwise, there's a chance you'll wind up with a huge hot tub practically in the center of the suite — which, depending on your perspective (and companion), might seem embarrassingly awkward or wonderfully kitschy.

Insider Tip: The Greektown Casino is right down the block from the hotel, so look into the hotel's perennial Greektown Casino Package, which includes a gambling voucher and dinner at the famed Pegasus Taverna.

Room to Book: Senators suites have conference tables, a wet bar, flat-screen TVs and whirlpool tubs (comfortably located in the bathroom).

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