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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.

Our COVID-19 Plan

The well-being of our employees, guests and community remains The Townsend’s highest priority. As we closely monitor and adhere to changes in government policy, The Townsend has enhanced our health and safety precautions to comply with the recommendations and guidelines set by the CDC, WHO and the Michigan and Oakland County Departments of Health. We will continue to elevate our standards as best practices evolve.

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Business Package

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Art Enthusiast Package

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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.

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Make a Statement

Professional Meeting & Event Spaces


The Townsend Hotel offers state of the art event facilities in the Detroit Metropolitan area.

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Appointed Accommodations

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.

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Located in the heart of downtown Birmingham

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