Experience the Extraordinary
Located in the heart of the walkable upscale community of Birmingham, Michigan, and just 20 miles from downtown Detroit, The Townsend Hotel is known for its exceptional service and amenities, including the award-winning upscale contemporary restaurant, Rugby Grille, Afternoon Tea, The Townsend Bakery and a variety of world-class banquet, catering, and wedding services.
Opened in 1988, The Townsend Hotel is AAA Four-Diamond and Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star boutique luxury property with 150 guestrooms, including nine penthouses and specialty suites. Since opening, The Townsend has been the proud recipient of a variety of travel and hospitality industry publication and traveler survey accolades, including Travel + Leisure’s (T+L) Best Hotel in Michigan and T+L 500: The World’s Best Hotels, as well as Condé Nast Traveler‘s Top 15 Hotels in the Midwest and the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence.
Before You Arrive
The Townsend Experiences Magazine
Before you arrive, check out our Experiences Magazine to get familiar with our hotel and surrounding Birmingham area. Enjoy expert recommendations from our Chief Concierge, along with some travel tips to ensure yourself smooth travel.
Tempt Your Palate
The Rugby Grille
The Rugby Grille is a world-class, Forbes recommended restaurant that offers an array of delectable appetizers, entrees and tempting desserts in a classic setting that makes for an exclusive, yet personal, dining experience.
Luxury awaits you in each of our exquisitely adorned guest rooms and suites with an array of options, fine furnishings, extravagant fabrics and elegant appointments.