Detroit Foundation Hotel Est. 2017

250 West Larned Street, Detroit, MI, United States

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$189 avg. room rate
The Detroit Foundation Hotel was forged from the city’s former Fire Department Headquarters.
Inside our rooms, earthy tones, bright whites, exposed brick and clean lines all dance in lockstep, allowing the elegant interiors to emit a sense of calm.
The Lowdown
Type
Boutique Hotel
Hotel / Resort / Spa
Private Dining / Restaurant
Views
Cityscape
Style
Casual
Industrial
Modern
Retro
Urban
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Anniversary / Engagement Party
Bachelor / Bachelorette Party
Bridal Shower
Corporate Event
Dinner Party
Elopement / Vow Renewal
LGBT Weddings
Rehearsal Dinner / Welcome Reception
Reunion
Social Event
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception

Venue Setting

Bridging the past and the present, the Detroit Foundation Hotel was forged from the city’s former Fire Department Headquarters, and today presents guests with a remarkable mix of iconic design and modern luxury. Inside our rooms, earthy tones, bright whites, exposed brick and clean lines all dance in lockstep, allowing the elegant interiors to emit a sense of calm. Meanwhile, plush furnishings and thoughtful amenities ensure a rejuvenating stay in the heart of Downtown Detroit.
Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

Yes

Estimated Price Per Head

from $75 to $250

Additional Charges

6% tax, 22% service fee
Minimum prices range depending on time of year, day of week, etc. 

Insurance

Additional Insurance Is Not Required To Host An Event Here

Capacity

Seated
120
Buffet
200
Standing
250
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
2017
Curfew
12 AM
Venue Spaces
Indoor Venue Space Only
Catering
Client Must Use The Catering Provided By The Venue
Alcohol
Provided By Venue For Fee – You Must Use The Venue For All Alcohol Services
Music
Indoors Only
Smoking
Non-smoking Venue
Accommodations
100 guest rooms including 2 premier suites, 5 junior suites, and 20 queen/queen rooms. 
Pet-Friendly Events
Yes
Handicap Accessible
Yes
Amenities
  • Bridal Suite/Changing Rooms Onsite
  • Street Parking
  • Valet Parking
  • Wifi
  • Ample Parking Onsite
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
Venue Features
The Scene:
Step in through our massive archway doors and admire the details inside this historic building, still standing proud after all these years. Overhead, the soaring ceilings stretch on and on, while hundreds of light bulbs hang like setting suns over the downstairs bar. From the cool, uncluttered lobby, head down art-adorned hallways to your inviting room, and rest assured you’re enjoying an authentic Detroit experience. Welcome to the Detroit Foundation Hotel.
Standout Venue Features:
Surrounded by the cloud-scraping buildings of Downtown, our fifth floor event space offers head-turning views and a breezy balcony, as well as a hypnotic light installation by local artist Patrick Ethen. This space also features sweeping skyline views of the city, an outdoor terrace that can hold up to 15 people, auto-visual capabilities,  and complimentary wi-fi. 
Celebration Locations
The Apparatus Room:
Located on the main floor of the hotel, The Apparatus Room can host up to 300 people (strolling, reception style) for a full restaurant buyout.
- View: Cityscape, street side views
- Max Capacity: 300
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
5th Floor Event Space:
Located on the top floor of the hotel, our 5th floor event space can host up to 90 people for a plated dinner, or 120 for a strolling event.
- View: Cityscape, rooftop views
- Max Capacity: 120
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Private Dining Room:
Here, acclaimed Chef Thomas Lents prepares one-of-a-kind meals in an unforgettable space. It’s the type of experience only a chef who has achieved a coveted two-star Michelin rating can offer.
- View: Street view
- Max Capacity: 30
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Eats & Drinks
Food, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Lounges
Food, Restaurants, Cafes:
Chic yet approachable. Historic while tastefully modern. The Apparatus Room bridges the old and the new, offering iconic New American cuisine rooted in Midwestern ingredients, as well as thoughtful cocktails crafted by accomplished mixologists. We invite you to step away from the Downtown bustle, enjoy a fine meal and the easy taste of an Old Foundation, and relax to the homely chatter of new friends.
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