Hotels at the Detroit Airport

by Patrick M. Lind

The Detroit Metro Airport lies approximately 22 miles southwest of downtown Detroit. Staying at a hotel near the airport means you don't have to travel this distance on the way to and from your flight. In addition, many of the hotels in the area offer travel-friendly services and packages to help ease the stress upon arrival and departure. Most well-known chains are represented in the area and lie just a few minutes from the terminals.

Best Western Gateway International Hotel

The Best Western Gateway International Hotel combines comfort and convenience with its "Park and Fly" package. This special offer includes up to seven days of free parking, one or two night's accommodation, and use of the 24-hour airport shuttle service. Additional days of parking can be purchased for a daily fee. Guest rooms utilize vibrant colors and have a bright and airy atmosphere. The on-site restaurant serves American cuisine and has a karaoke bar. The airport is just one mile from the hotel.

Detroit Metro Airport Marriott

The Detroit Metro Airport Marriott lies just one mile from the airport and provides guests with easy access to Interstate 94. The hotel lobby's Live Flight Information Monitor keeps guests up to date and informed about the status of their flights, and the hotel's shuttle service takes guests to any point within three miles. Business travelers in need have access to a business center with fax, copy, post and messenger services. Guests enjoy Irish cuisine and drinks at the on-site pub. For members of the Marriott Rewards program, this hotel is rated a category 3.

Crowne Plaza Hotel Detroit-Metro Airport

Guests of the Crowne Plaza Hotel Detroit-Metro Airport stay less than a mile from the entrance to the airport. Natural light fills the hotel's atrium that features an indoor swimming pool and fitness center; many guest rooms have private balconies that overlook the atrium. Rooms also come with double-glazed windows for quieter nights and high-speed Internet access. Complimentary parking is available for the duration of a guest's stay; the hotel offers park and fly packages as well as a complimentary shuttle service. The hotel has a restaurant and a sports bar with numerous TVs and a pool table.

Lexington Hotel at Detroit Metro Airport

The Lexington Hotel is located across the street from the Detroit Metro Airport in an area populated with other hotels. The hotel offers a complimentary breakfast every morning and 24-hour coffee and tea. To help you get to the airport, the hotel's free airport shuttle operates 24 hours a day. For recreation, guests have access to a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and a fitness center. The "Park and Fly Special" includes one-night accommodation and up to seven days of parking at a flat fee.

About the Author

Patrick M. Lind has been freelance writing since 2007 and has worked as an editor and journalist for He received a Master of Arts in history from the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands and has traveled extensively throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and Middle East.