The Townsend Hotel is a gem of European elegance. A perfectly cut chandelier celebrates your arrival with glittering crystals of light. Cherry wood panels adorn the walls, while sprays of fresh flowers complete the traditional décor. Among the greatest accomplishments a hotel staff can achieve is the long-term loyalty from the guests they have hosted in the past. We are honored to have valued guests who return to The Townsend Hotel year after year.


Exquisitely appointed Guest Rooms and Suites welcome you with fine furnishings, luxurious beds and linens, marble bathrooms and the calm of a quiet suburban locale.




With a selection of meeting space for intimate gatherings for 5 or gala events for 500, The Townsend Hotel provides an ideal setting for your meeting or social event. Choose from the 5,000-square-foot Townsend Ballroom, the 2,700-square-foot Regency Room or for more intimate social gatherings, consider one of our lavishly appointed Suites. Our handsomely appointed boardrooms provide an ideal setting for high-level executive meetings. If presentation is part of your meeting, count on our state-of-the-art audio/visual equipment and expert staff to assist you in every way. Advance to Townsend Hotel Meetings Information.


Providing you with a superb guest experience is our main goal. Our attentive staff will attend to any of your needs during your stay with us. Our hotel amenities include a state-of-the-art business center, Concierge service, on-site 24-hour fitness center and much more.

Fitness Center

1,100-square feet fitness center includes: Life Fitness Elevation Series 95T treadmills; Proform iFit, Precor RBK  800 and Life Fitness CLSR recumbent bicycles; Precor EFX 546 and Precor AMT 800 Adaptive Motion AT Trainer ellipticals; Life Fitness Elevation Series 95C upright bike; Cybex specialized weight machines; Individual headsets and television monitors for personalized music and viewing

Business Center

Complimentary services include: personal computers; Microsoft Office with standard programs (Word, Excel and PowerPoint); laser printers; fax service; high-speed Internet connection; copiers; scanner

Visit our Concierge to plan an outing to the many nearby boutiques, excellent restaurants, spas, and other entertaining metropolitan activities.


The nationally recognized Rugby Grille is a true dining experience and named "Best Restaurant in Michigan" by Zagat's Restaurant Guide. With grace and sophistication, the Rugby Grille features a warm and elegant atmosphere with intimate tables set amidst fresh-cut flowers, a cozy fireplace and rich cherry wood walls. Other acknowledgements include: "One of the Top Ten Best Restaurants in the United States" by Zagat's Restaurant Guide.

When travel brings you to Detroit and the Birmingham community, we invite you to choose The Townsend Hotel and allow us the opportunity to provide you with the same outstanding experience our valued guests have enjoyed for years. Advance to Townsend Hotel Dining Information.



Our staff is uniquely qualified to provide the highest level of guest services and hospitality. Each member of our staff is dedicated to ensuring your stay with us is a memorable experience with exceptional courtesy and genuine hospitality.


Townsend Hotel Staff Information