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Detroit is a rising star among travel destinations in America for business travelers, couples looking for great deals, and families in search of lots of fun things to do. This is an exciting place to learn about Motown music, the automobile industry, local craft beer, and stunningly beautiful architecture. To really get to know the local vibe, you might choose to stay in an Airbnb property. Fortunately, there are some great ones to choose from around the city!
The Little Paris Loft is located in the historic Brush Park area of Detroit. It’s centrally located between Midtown, Downtown, and Eastern Market so you’ll have easy access to entertainment venues, bars, and restaurants. Guests here also love the 400-square-foot balcony that overlooks the downtown skyline.
Loft rentals are very popular in Detroit, including this one for up to three people. It has one bedroom and one bath in a loft space that is in a 1920s automotive factory building. The space has original exposed brick, hardwood floors, and other historic details. You can get to everything in Detroit within 10 minutes or less from here and enjoy lots of amenities, including Wi-Fi, a full kitchen, air conditioning, parking outside the door, and a private entrance. It’s generally a quiet space but you might hear a little noise from neighbors on occasion. The loft is in the up-and-coming Milwaukee Junction neighborhood that is both safe and friendly.
This cool apartment on Airbnb accommodates up to four guests with its two bedrooms and two bathrooms. It is upstairs from Slows BBQ and in the heart of Detroit’s oldest neighborhood, Corktown. This is a historic area at the forefront of Detroit’s revitalization and is near many restaurants, bars, and shops. Other perks of staying here are the outdoor balcony, fully stocked kitchen, local art decorations made by regional artists, and an open and airy space to stay in.
Here’s a highly rated Airbnb in Detroit for two guests. It’s an apartment on the second floor of an 1884 historic house and close to everything going on in Detroit. The property is a short walk from the Midtown area and within a few miles of Downtown and Corktown. It has a king-size bed and an open-plan kitchen, living, and dining space. Guests can also use the laundry machines in the home. The host lives two blocks away in case you have any questions.
Travelers enjoy staying at this Detroit house that can sleep seven people and that has three bedrooms and two baths. It’s a charming home in the Corktown area that offers great access to Detroit attractions. The home was built in 1895 and has been renovated while still keeping the best original features. The home has a front porch, spacious backyard, and spans 1,800 square feet in size. Wi-Fi, cable TV, and a kitchen are also available for guests to use. It stays warm in the winter and cool in the summer to keep you comfortable no matter when you make your booking.
With this Airbnb rental, you’ll have a spacious 4,000 square foot, three-story house all to yourselves. It sleeps up to eight people and has four bedrooms and 3.5 baths – all at a very affordable price. You’ll be in the Woodbridge neighborhood in the Midtown area and a mile from most of the attractions in the city. The Detroit Institute of Arts, Whole Foods, Eastern Market, and Downtown are all within a mile or two away, for example. Guests have access to all of the first, second, and third floors here, as well as street parking that’s available. Amenities offered include a kitchen, TV, Wi-Fi, dedicated workspace, and more.
Three people can stay at this Detroit loft that is in a 1920s automotive factory. It has original steam pipes, wood floors, and exposed brick. You’ll be in a quiet industrial area and within 10 minutes from everything in Detroit. The rental includes a full-size bed, sofa, and a twin-size bed upstairs. The rental also comes with a laundry room on site, a parking spot outside or in the large lot, and a private entrance. This rental is in the Milwaukee Junction neighborhood of Detroit and also offers Wi-Fi, a kitchen, and a dedicated workspace.
Meanwhile, this Midtown studio is a great pick if you’re looking for a walkable neighborhood that’s easily accessible. This cozy studio apartment, which you’ll have all to yourself, suits up to four guests with two beds and one bathroom. It’s an 1880’s-era Gothic-Victoria building near Third Man Records and the Museum of African American History. MoGo bike rentals are a block away, and within 10 minutes, you can walk to the U of M shuttle bus and the QLINE to get downtown on the streetcar. Guests here have a full kitchen, washer and dryer, private bathroom, and plenty of street parking.
You can also rent this Airbnb apartment in Detroit for two guests. It has one bedroom and one bath in the up-and-coming Brush Park area of town. You can walk to Downtown and Midtown within minutes and also be just one block from Little Caesar’s Arena. The apartment is in an eight-story building with nice views here from the fifth floor. It has a queen-size bed, coffee maker, TV, microwave, and other amenities. The building dates back to the 1920s and has been recently renovated. It has a New York apartment-style vibe and is in a 420-friendly area. There are coin-operated laundry machines you can use and a lockbox for self-check-in.
An affordable Airbnb in Detroit that’s in a historical building is this private room for one guest. It is in a 1912 Tudor-style house with four bedrooms and has two shared baths that guests of this rental room can use. There’s a backyard onsite that you can enjoy and also a fireplace in the living room. When you stay here, you’ll have access to a kitchen, Wi-Fi, and free parking on the premises as well. This home is located in the La Salle Gardens neighborhood that’s close to the historic Boston-Edison residential neighborhood and the New Center business district.
This entire house is available to rent in Detroit for up to eight guests. It has four bedrooms and 1.5 baths. The home was built in 1907 and has been restored with a 70’s theme and modern touches. Book this Airbnb rental for a vintage vibe and a full kitchen. The host also provides pots, pans, utensils, and a coffee maker for preparing meals. Cable TV and Wi-Fi are provided as well. This rental property is in a quiet and safe area with many long-term residents living in the neighborhood.
For a unique place to stay in Detroit, consider this cabin behind the Airbnb host’s urban farmhouse. It has vintage look and can sleep up to four people on two large beds. The rental offers a shared kitchen, laundry machines, and two shared bathrooms. There are fans but no A/C here. Book this Airbnb for a real farm experience with ducks, chickens, and dogs on the property. However, it’s still within walking distance to lots of fun places in Corktown and less than a mile from the Downtown concert venues.