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BLAC List: Best Places for a Family Reunion

Metro Detroit venues to host your family gathering

We're a couple of months away from family reunion season, but it’s important to plan early! Make your reunion remarkable at any of these venues. Please share your family reunion plans  with us in the comments below!

Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center

  • 400 Renaissance Dr., Detroit
  • 313-568-8000

Features access to shops, banks and restaurants inside the Renaissance Center complex, as well as indoor entryway to the People Mover, making it a short trip to sites such as Greektown Casino, COBO Center, Comerica Park and Joe Louis Arena.

Detroit Regency Hotel

  • 1999 E. Jefferson Ave., Detroit
  • 313-567-8888

Access to major freeways and located near Cobo Center, the Renaissance Center, Hart Plaza, and performance venues such as Co-Co's Comedy Club, and Chene Park.

Doubletree Guest Suites Fort Shelby/Detroit

  • 525 West Lafayette Blvd., Detroit
  • 313-963-5600

Has event and conference space that can accommodate groups of up to 1,000 people. Walking distance of the riverfront, as well as popular downtown restaurants and retail shops.

Hilton Garden Inn

  • 351 Gratiot Ave., Detroit
  • 313-424-1261

Located twenty minutes from the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport and five minutes from downtown Detroit, the Inn features 3,450 square feet of meeting/banquet space.

Hotel St. Regis

  • 3071 West Grand Blvd., Detroit
  • 313-873-3000

Venue offers specialized package for reunions, featuring a welcome reception, banquets, farewell breakfast, guest rooms and shuttle service.

Inn on Ferry Street

  • 84 E Ferry St.,  Detroit
  • 313-871-6000

The Inn features 40 guest rooms and suites with old world charm and new age technology. Located in the city’s Midtown district, it is blocks away from cultural institutions such as the Detroit Institute of Arts and the Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History.

Roberts Riverwalk Hotel & Residence Detroit

  • 1000 River Place, Detroit
  • 313-259-9500

The Roberts Pavilion, with a spectacular view of the riverfront and Canadian coastline, offers 3,100 square feet of meeting and event space.

Westin Book Cadillac

  • 1114 Washington Blvd., Detroit
  • 313-442-1600

Downtown location provides access to all the best clubs, restaurants and other attractions the city can offer. But, with its own acclaimed restaurants, full-service spa and other amenities, fun can be had indoors, as well.

You can also submit a group hotel quotation request at All you have to do is write what you’re looking for in a hotel and the site will send your request to hotels that will then bid for your business. Also allows for each member of a group to book and pay for a room separately.

The Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau can also help families holding reunions find hotels, as well as with other aspects of the event. 

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