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Marvin's Garden Inn

2.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

I always stay here when I visit Detroit. They have a very friendly staff who are very helpful.

I booked this hotel after needing to acquire a room last minute for a business meeting. It is very dated and minimal. Pics make it look nicer than it is. It was a good deal and I didn't spend much time there so not a huge deal. They are trying to rehab the place room by room. I was put into a recently remodeled room and it was pretty nice. Small boxy typical motel room but newer interior. The bathroom was over the top however...one of the nicest bathrooms I've seen in a long time...all marble...jets all over the place in the shower....almost funny how nice in contrast to the aged facility!

The room was just a little strange though. It had powerstrips for 3 outlets, obviously wrong thermostat on AC/Heater and the fridge and microwave in the bathroom. Also, I never felt that it was actually fully clean. The bathroom floor and shower had visible mystery stains that never really went away even though I had 4 rounds of room service. The guest book on the desk was stuck to the surface via some old sticky liquid, someone spilled and it never got cleaned up.The room was supposedly non-smoking but as I walked in I could smell the old musty smell of smoke and the sheets/bed smelled the same way. The shower was nice though and the leather chair was pretty nice. The room was cheap and relatively better than other rooms in that price range so I can't knock it too bad.

It is a giid hitel just have minor glinches and it will be great

It was a bit of an adventure. Because they are doing major upgrades to the property it took three rooms before we got one that was ready for us to stay in. In fairness the work they are doing is very, very good. Once completed this will be a higher national chain level hotel. Nice floors and new carpets. Marble bathroom. My only real problem was the obvious lack of experience with running the p;ace while all this work is being done. The first room they gave us still had a steam cleaning crew inside the room as we got there. Everyone was very nice and it got handled but I wonder why the front desk didn't know what was all too obvious to us. The large van with hoses running up the stairs into what would have been our room was a big clue. I'd go back for sure. In a year or so when they are done.

Smoking room had very loud air conditioner, tried to call desk phone was broken, cord pulled out. No chair or ottoman and tv reception was terrible, had to move cable in order to get semi-good picture. Never addressed concerns with staff because of their attitudes and statement of no room changes or refunds.

There was a construction and there was no place for having breakfast, but the bed sheets were clean.

Room was nice and comfy and the shower was excellent thanks for the experience.

Kept being locked out of my room, keys had to be reset the whole stay. Staff was very rude, everytime I asked for change for the vending machine the clerk placed my money on the counter, instead of directly in my hand. I would. Not stay again unless other hotels in the area were booked.

The stay was pretty good. Clean room, comfy bed, mean staff .

Hotel was alright. staff not super friendly for the little bit I spoke with them.

just for a quick weekend getaway, the room was okay. it was clean and the bed was very comfortable. the bathroom was somewhat small- but really nice... me and my boyfriend stayed overnight just to do something nice for the weekend and relax- so overall it served it's purpose :)

Everything was great love this place in a regular definitely worth it

The hotel is a good little getaway. Room was clean, staff was helpful and resolved issues quickly. ..All in all good spot considering the price. ..

The two night stay was not that bad but was the greatest either. Had a hard time finding the Hotel, the outside of Hotel need some work. The police was there both days. The room was clean but the staff not very friendly at all.

nice little spot if you like to go and just relax for a few days. The room was okay, bed was great, shower was great, staff was good. It was a great experiences this trip!!

This hotel is good for a quick in & out stay. It did offer a fridge and microwave but the television signal was not good, water fills over your feet in shower. Though it was clean...

It was more then i expected. Lots of room, fridge,coffee pot and a comfortable bed. I was bothered by the fact on my second day the housekeeper kept banging on the door yelling checkout time even after i told her i had reserved another night.

ENJOY THE ROOM..NICE FOR THE PRICE. .AND GOOD LOCATION.

Room was clean and u would go back again. Great price also

27650 Northwestern Hwy Southfield MI

Hotel highlights

  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Laundry facilities

Located within a leisurely stroll of International Auto Components Headquarters, Marvin's Garden Inn is within a 5-minute drive of Lawrence Technological University. This 110-room hotel has conveniences like free breakfast, free in-room WiFi, and free self parking. Detroit Zoo is also within a 15-minute drive.


Dining

Start your day off right with a free continental breakfast.


Rooms

All of Marvin's Garden Inn's 110 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including microwaves, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and wired Internet. Beds sport premium bedding and bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Free weekday newspapers, free local calls, and desks are also available.


Property features

At Marvin's Garden Inn, guests have access to free WiFi in public areas, coffee in a common area, and free newspapers. You can take advantage of free parking, along with limo/town car service. The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help with dry cleaning or laundry, and answer any questions about the accommodations. Additional amenities include laundry facilities and a fireplace in the lobby.

Room options

Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

Queen 1 | Sleeps 2

Standard Room

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Guest reviews for Marvin's Garden Inn

Everyone (9) Couples (29) Business (5) Family (7) Other (14) Friends (5)
4

nice place

Everyone

I always stay here when I visit Detroit. They have a very friendly staff who are very helpful.

By , from VA on Jul 20, 2017

3

you get what you pay for

Everyone

I booked this hotel after needing to acquire a room last minute for a business meeting. It is very dated and minimal. Pics make it look nicer than it is. It was a good deal and I didn't spend much time there so not a huge deal. They are trying to rehab the place room by room. I was put into a recently remodeled room and it was pretty nice. Small boxy typical motel room but newer interior. The bathroom was over the top however...one of the nicest bathrooms I've seen in a long time...all marble...jets all over the place in the shower....almost funny how nice in contrast to the aged facility!

By , from Bloomsburg, PA on May 4, 2017

3

quiet enough and nice enough staff

Everyone

The room was just a little strange though. It had powerstrips for 3 outlets, obviously wrong thermostat on AC/Heater and the fridge and microwave in the bathroom. Also, I never felt that it was actually fully clean. The bathroom floor and shower had visible mystery stains that never really went away even though I had 4 rounds of room service. The guest book on the desk was stuck to the surface via some old sticky liquid, someone spilled and it never got cleaned up.The room was supposedly non-smoking but as I walked in I could smell the old musty smell of smoke and the sheets/bed smelled the same way. The shower was nice though and the leather chair was pretty nice. The room was cheap and relatively better than other rooms in that price range so I can't knock it too bad.

By , from Tempe, AZ on Mar 19, 2017

3
Everyone

It is a giid hitel just have minor glinches and it will be great

By on Oct 17, 2016

3

a work in progress

Everyone

It was a bit of an adventure. Because they are doing major upgrades to the property it took three rooms before we got one that was ready for us to stay in. In fairness the work they are doing is very, very good. Once completed this will be a higher national chain level hotel. Nice floors and new carpets. Marble bathroom. My only real problem was the obvious lack of experience with running the p;ace while all this work is being done. The first room they gave us still had a steam cleaning crew inside the room as we got there. Everyone was very nice and it got handled but I wonder why the front desk didn't know what was all too obvious to us. The large van with hoses running up the stairs into what would have been our room was a big clue. I'd go back for sure. In a year or so when they are done.

By , from Hesperia, Ca. on Aug 29, 2016

2

not as usual

Everyone

Smoking room had very loud air conditioner, tried to call desk phone was broken, cord pulled out. No chair or ottoman and tv reception was terrible, had to move cable in order to get semi-good picture. Never addressed concerns with staff because of their attitudes and statement of no room changes or refunds.

By on Aug 15, 2016

3
Everyone

There was a construction and there was no place for having breakfast, but the bed sheets were clean.

By , from Texas, TX. on Aug 2, 2016

5

marvin garden experience

Everyone

Room was nice and comfy and the shower was excellent thanks for the experience.

By on Apr 28, 2016

2

ok stay!

Everyone

Kept being locked out of my room, keys had to be reset the whole stay. Staff was very rude, everytime I asked for change for the vending machine the clerk placed my money on the counter, instead of directly in my hand. I would. Not stay again unless other hotels in the area were booked.

By on Feb 27, 2016

4

nice stay at this hotel.... staff not very friendly.

Couples

The stay was pretty good. Clean room, comfy bed, mean staff .

By on Jul 24, 2015