All you need to know about Detroit

Whether business travellers are looking for a longer-term stay, or a whistle stop tour, with SilverDoor finding the best corporate apartment in Detroit is easy. Our portfolio is full of a range of serviced apartments in Detroit to choose from, including studio, one- and two-bedroom options. With 4.3 million residents, Detroit is the largest city in the state of Michigan, and as a metropolitan area it is the second largest in the Midwest. The city is the centre of the United States’ automobile industry which has meant it’s extremely popular as a business travel hub. Detroit is a sought-after commercial trade route and major port city as it’s on the border of Canada and the United States. Detroit corporate housing places guests close to corporations and businesses in the city, making work destinations within easy reach.  

WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW ABOUT STAYING IN DETROIT? 

Travel in Detroit 

There are plenty of ways to travel in and around Detroit; you can fly into Detroit Metropolitan Airport which is around a 20-minute drive away from the centre, and is the height of convenience for business travellers. Detroit Department of Transportation offers bus services around Detroit and a couple other suburbs and the Detroit People Mover enables passengers to get to popular attractions in the city. Bicycle Rental and Taxis are also very commonly used in Detroit but no matter whereabouts your apartment is located, transport is never far from one of our furnished apartments in Detroit. 

Shopping in Detroit 

If you need a break during your busy working day, before you retire to your serviced apartment in Detroit, there are a plethora of places to window shop. North of the city is Twelve Oaks Mall, a large shopping centre with over 185 stores ranging from restaurants, brand-name shops, and department stores. Shinola is a luxury goods retailer which produces watches, jewellery and leather goods. Eastern Market is an outdoor market full of stalls selling fresh produce and is the largest outdoor farmers market in the country. 

Things to do in Detroit 

Detroit is a hub of activity and attractions, so you won’t be stuck for ideas of things to do during your business trip. Belle Isle is a beautiful 982-acre state park with a conservatory, aquarium, and nature zoo, which aims to protect and restore the natural environment. Another big attraction to the city is the Detroit Institute of Arts which has over 100 galleries full of ancient and modern art offering an educational day out. If guests prefer something a little different, then visiting the Henry Ford Museum is a must. It highlights stories of Detroit's most famous innovators. In Downtown Detroit is the GM Renaissance Centre which houses seven connected skyscrapers offering an array of shops, eateries, and observation tower on the 72nd floor. With such a range of things to experience Detroit is an interesting destination to visit and stay at one of our Detroit serviced apartments.  

INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT DETROIT 

Detroit is known for having a big bowling scene and is allegedly the bowling capital of the world.  

The Detroit-Windsor Tunnel is the first underwater highway traffic tunnel between two nations completed in 1910 - connecting Detroit and Windsor, Ontario. 

Detroit is the second largest theater district in the country, behind New York City, with over 10 professional theatres and a plethora of smaller ones.  

Every year, during Labor Day weekend, Detroit Jazz Festival is held at the Hart Plaza and Campus Martius Park to celebrate the city's rich history of jazz music. 

WHAT IS A SERVICED APARTMENT? 

Serviced apartments in Detroit combine the cleanliness and convenience of a hotel with the comfort of an apartment, making your business stay feel more homely. Guests have their own living room and kitchen so they can cook and eat whenever they please, as opposed to a hotel. Furnished apartments in Detroit have added the bonus of frequent housekeeping, at least once a fortnight, as well as the option to dine out or have a cosy meal in and relax with home comforts at the end of a business day.  

WHY CHOOSE A SERVICED APARTMENT IN DETROIT WITH SILVERDOOR? 

With over 20 years of industry experience and offices all around the world, SilverDoor are on call to support you 24/7, before, during and after your visit to one of our Detroit serviced apartments. We ensure guests' needs are met by selecting the best apartment from our extensive list of properties and provide options suiting the needs and budget of our clients. We work closely with our property partners, as well creating a strong relationship with our clients, so we are certain their apartments are in line with everything we’d expect from a serviced apartment. Book your Detroit corporate housing with SilverDoor Apartments today.