Parking & Directions
The Townsend Hotel is just 35 minutes from the Pontiac Oakland County Airport, serving private aircraft, and just 40 minutes from Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) for commercial, national and international airlines. Additionally, The Townsend Hotel is also well served by Bishop International Airport (FNT).
Parking Options for The Townsend Hotel & Rugby Grille
• Short Term Valet - Rate of $10.00.
• Overnight Valet - Rate of $28.00/day with in and out privileges.
• Electric Vehicle Charging Stations - Two Tesla High Power Wall Connectors and one ClipperCreek Universal Charger. Charging available complimentary for overnight guests, Rugby Grille guests and event attendees (charges still apply for valet parking). Non guests of the hotel may use a charging station for a fee of $25.00.
• Metered Parking - Several metered parking spots surround the Townsend Hotel. Time limits and hours of operation vary and are posted on the meters.
• Deck Parking - Pierce Street Parking, a city-owned parking deck, is located right around the corner from the Townsend Hotel. The first 2 hours of parking are free. Every hour thereafter is billed at a rate of $2.00/hour, with a maximum daily rate of $10.00. (Parking in the Pierce Street Deck is free on Sundays).
We are pleased to schedule an airport pick-up, rental car or any additional transportation needs on your behalf. Contact our concierge with the details of your transportation needs. Please specify whether you would like a driver, or a rental car, along with what type of vehicle and date/time information.
Directions to The Townsend Hotel from Detroit Metropolitan Airport:
- Take I-94 East to the Southfield Freeway (M-39) North (5.7 mi)
- Follow Southfield Freeway until it turns into Southfield Rd. (14.9 mi)
- Head north on Southfield Rd. until it dead-ends at Maple (5.9 mi)
- Turn Right on Maple (0.3 mi)
- Follow 4 blocks to Pierce and turn Right (0.2 mi)
- Follow 3 blocks to Townsend St. and turn right. The hotel will be directly on the right hand side (0.1 mi)
The hotel will be on your right hand side.
FROM THE NORTH
- Follow I-75 South to West Square Lake Rd. Exit on Square Lake Rd.
- Follow West Square Lake Rd. to Woodward Ave. South.
- Follow Woodward Ave. South to Old Woodward.
- Follow Old Woodward to Maple Rd.
- Turn Right on Maple Rd.
- Turn Left on Pierce and go three blocks to Townsend.
- Turn Right on Townsend Street, the hotel is on the right.
FROM THE SOUTH
- Follow I-75 North to I-696 West. Follow I-696 West to Southfield Rd.
- Exit at Southfield Rd. exit #12, and turn Right (North). Continue on Southfield Rd. to Maple. Turn Right on Maple and follow four blocks to Pierce.
- Turn Right at Pierce. Follow Pierce for three blocks and turn right onto Townsend Street. Hotel is on the right.
FROM THE EAST
- Follow I-696 West to Southfield Rd. Exit at Southfield Rd. and turn Right (north). Continue on Southfield Rd. to Maple. Turn Right on Maple and follow four blocks to Pierce. Turn Right on Pierce, follow three blocks to Townsend Street and turn right.
FROM THE WEST
- Follow I-696 East to Southfield Rd. Exit #12 and go North (Right). Continue on Southfield Rd. to Maple. Turn Right on Maple and follow four blocks to Pierce. Turn Right at Pierce. Follow Pierce for three blocks and turn right onto Townsend Street. Hotel is on the right.