Motels in Farmington Hills, Michigan

by T.L. Chancellor

Farmington Hills is part of suburban Detroit, located northwest of the Motor City between Novi and Southfield. The area is filled with golf courses, outdoor activities and one of the area’s largest convention centers. For those looking for lodging within the city limits, there are several potential motels, many of which offer a list of complimentary amenities to help entice guests to register.

Motel 6 Detroit NW – Farmington Hills

This member of the Motel 6 family is just off I-96 at exit 165, which leads to Grand River Avenue. This puts the motel within 3 miles of the Rock Financial Showplace, a convention area that boasts more than 275,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space, making this Motel 6 a prime location for convention-goers. All Motel 6 properties provide free local calls, free morning coffee and handicap accessible rooms. This property also allows pets to stay for free. Wireless Internet access is available for a fee of $2.99 per day.

Knights Inn Detroit Area/Farmington Hills

The Knights Inn Detroit Area/Farmington Hills is also located on Grand River Avenue and is located six miles from the Holocaust Memorial Center, the nation’s first freestanding museum devoted to the Jewish Holocaust during World War II. There are five different restaurants located within a block of the Knights Inn, including a McDonald’s and a Taco Bell. The single-floor hotel features a free continental breakfast, free high speed wireless Internet access and a pet policy that allows guests to bring their dogs for a daily fee of $15. Room add-ons include trundle beds for $5, refrigerators or microwaves for $4 each per day, with a seven-day minimum and spacious parking for trucks and RVs.

Red Roof Inn Detroit-Farmington Hills

This Red Roof Inn property in Farmington Hills is within two miles of 12 Oaks Mall in Novi, an upscale shopping center with more than 200 stores that include Bebe, Godiva Chocolate, Sephora and Williams-Sonoma. The Red Roof can be found by exiting off three major interstate highways and features several complimentary items. Those include free wireless Internet, handicap accessible rooms and coffee. Kids under the age of 17 and pets stay free at the Red Roof, per the chain’s national policy. In addition, this Red Roof has a snack center for guests.

Comfort Inn Farmington Hills

This Comfort Inn property is located on 12 Mile Road, part of Detroit’s Mile Road system that bisects the Detroit Metro area east and west. This four-floor property is just off I-696 and provides several free services, including wireless Internet access, complimentary breakfast and local calls. The hotel provides an around-the-clock coffee service, or guests can enjoy coffee from the coffeemakers in their rooms. The hotel offers some business services, including a copy machine, fax machine and a meeting room. The hotel is also within walking distance of two local parks and a city activity center.

About the Author

T.L Chancellor has more than 12 years of newspaper reporting and editing experience. She has written extensively about education, business and city government. She has also worked at a public relations firm, focusing on environmental issues with clients.