Comfy chairs & couches in the lobby at The Townsend Hotel
Cozy lobby area with armchairs & couches at The Townsend Hotel
Bed & end of bed bench in Presidential Suite at Townsend Hotel
Decorated tables and chairs at a wedding in The Townsend Hotel

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, 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.

Cozy lobby area with armchairs & couches at The Townsend Hotel

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.

Kid Slumber Party Package

Bring your kiddo for a unique and fun experience!

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Serving breakfast to a room at The Townsend Hotel
A housekeeper arranging a bed in a room at The Townsend Hotel
A lady enjoying breakfast on a bed in a room at Townsend Hotel
A car parked in front of the entrance at The Townsend Hotel
A couple enjoying a meal on a balcony at The Townsend Hotel

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.

Served brunch on an outdoor table at The Townsend Hotel
Close-up of a steak dish served at The Townsend Hotel
Tables and chairs in the restaurant at The Townsend Hotel
Exterior view of The Townsend Hotel in the evening
Theatre-style chair layout in Salon II & III at Townsend Hotel
Large meeting table in Hunter Boardroom at The Townsend Hotel
Banquet tables with the decor in Clancy Room at Townsend Hotel

Make a Statement

Professional Meeting & Event Spaces

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

Two double beds in Luxury Double Room at The Townsend Hotel
Two double beds in Luxury Double Room at The Townsend Hotel

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