Go Blue! As the home of the University of Michigan, downtown Ann Arbor is a true college town. Great restaurants, bars and shops line the main drag. Catch a Wolverines game at Michigan Stadium or sit at a sidewalk café to people watch in this charming little town.
Below is a list of our top choices in downtown Ann Arbor, ranging from a moderate chain to a quirky bed and breakfast.
Where to book: Lowest rates should be available at either Booking.com or Hotels.com. If you are looking for the best deals on hotels in downtown Ann Arbor, we recommend Hotels.com.
Graduate Ann Arbor
From $165/ night
We’ve got spirit, yes we do! The Graduate Ann Arbor is centrally located in Ann Arbor and is decked out in University of Michigan Maize and Blue. Here, you can relive your college days without the shared bathroom. Guest rooms feature a cozy, collegiate décor and include a refrigerator, coffee maker and Malin + Goetz toiletries. The on-site Allen Rumsey Supper Club has an old-school vibe and serves up a Fish Fry every Friday.
Ann Arbor Bed and Breakfast
From $149/ night
With just eight guestrooms, the Ann Arbor Bed and Breakfast is a cozy property with a lot of personality! Each room has a unique, quirky theme and a private en-suite bathroom. A hearty breakfast is served each morning in the atrium dining room. Enjoy your coffee on the front deck, which overlooks the U of M campus. Many of Ann Arbor’s most popular restaurants, shops and entertainment venues are less than a half-mile away. Sorry, no pets allowed.
Residence Inn Downtown
From $189/ night
Business travelers, families and couples have all rated Residence Inn as one of their top choices in Ann Arbor. Studios and suites are available, the latter of which include separate sleeping and living areas. There’s a free hot breakfast buffet and an evening social hour Monday through Thursday. The indoor swimming pool is open year round and the fitness center is accessible 24 hours a day. Downtown attractions and restaurants are right outside the hotel’s door.
Bell Tower Hotel
From $168/ night
Experience a modern update on a classic hotel experience at the Bell Tower Hotel, located in downtown Ann Arbor. Rooms include plush beds, additional seating areas and coffeemakers so you can really relax. Couples in particular loved their experience at this hotel. Fill up at the complimentary breakfast buffet. Leave your car with the complimentary valet and explore the area on foot. The University of Michigan campus and many restaurants are just a few blocks away.