Check out these Airbnbs in Metro Detroit for a fun getaway or relaxing staycation.
Story and photography by Klaudia Jakubiak
Detroit — Eastern Market
This chic and modern loft is located in the Eastern Market district. The layout of this Airbnb is very spacious with large windows offering beautiful sights of the city. There’s plenty of space to accommodate a group of friends looking to explore Detroit. This location on Gratiot is superb because you can grab dinner at Gather (on the same block). Or, you can walk across the street to Supino Pizzeria, where you can indulge in the best pizza in town. The real treat of this listing is how close you are to Eastern Market, especially during the weekend. You can walk over to the sheds to purchase the freshest fruits, veggies or goods from local artists. This Airbnb will make you want to #MoveToDetroit.
Price: Starting at $139 per night. Click here to book.
Detroit — Corktown
If you’re looking for an exclusive experience in Detroit, then look no further than this Bullock Green Hardware Company listing. The aesthetic and decor will leave you longing to make this your permanent address. This luxury Airbnb is located on Michigan Avenue in Corktown, which has many highly-rated restaurants including the new Lady of the House. Not only is the indoor appealing, there’s also a large floral mural by Ouizi painted on the side of this Airbnb (a perfect Instagram opportunity). Fun fact: This Airbnb has been featured in music videos.
Price: Starting at $2,000 per night. Click here to book.
This “house of rock” Airbnb is cozy yet edgy, giving you the best of both worlds during your stay. Each room is curated to showcase art from local artists as well as the owner’s artwork. The location is perfect because you’re close to Metro Detroit attractions. You can easily walk to downtown Ferndale, which is home to many delicious restaurants, including One-Eyed Betty’s (it has the best Bloody Mary in town). You’re also close to Royal Oak, where you can visit the Detroit Zoo or explore Main Street with plenty of restaurants and bars. This beautiful stone house is an eclectic gem in one of the most vibrant neighborhoods in Metro Detroit.
Price: Starting at $168 per night. Click here to book.
The Nest at True North Detroit is hands down the coolest Airbnb listing in the city. The 750-square-foot studio is beautiful, minimalistic and tranquil. You’ll fall in love with the energy and vibrancy of this hut (yes, it’s a Quonset hut)! Directly below the Airbnb on 16th Street near Grand River, you will find The Collective, a yoga/spirituality studio, so you can fully experience relaxation during your stay. The location is ideal, as it’s a short Uber ride to Takoi, one of the hottest restaurants in Detroit. You can also explore places like the Detroit Institute of Arts or grab a coffee at New Order Coffee Roasters on Woodward. If you’re looking to explore the city of Detroit, or perhaps you just want a staycation, The Nest will offer a memorable experience.
Price: Starting at $125 per night. Click here to book.
This charming Airbnb is fit for a queen or king (and all the king’s horses and all the king’s men). But really, this stately listing has five bedrooms, 3.5 baths and a stunning terrace overlooking the beautiful gardens. There is also a library filled with endless books, making your stay relaxing and cozy. It’s the perfect listing for a group visiting Metro Detroit or a couple seeking a romantic getaway. This home in the Northwood subdivision is in Royal Oak, where you’re sure to find entertainment. From restaurants, to coffee shops and, of course, bars, this is the perfect location for day and night activities. Welcome to your home away from home! Recommended restaurants: Café Muse (breakfast), KouZina Greek Street Food (lunch), Ronin (dinner).
Price: Starting at $462 per night. Click here to book.