Beyond Gambling: Amenities And Events At Detroit Casinos

If you’re traveling to any of the Detroit city center casinos, you’ll have plenty of gaming amenities to keep you entertained – from retail and online sportsbooks to casino gaming. If you’re traveling with a friend or partner who is looking for other amenities besides gaming, you’re also in the right place.

These Detroit casino-hotels offer several options for entertainment and relaxation, and visitors will find they can fill up their day with the many non-gaming amenities offered.

MGM Grand Detroit

You can pack your itinerary at the MGM Grand Detroit with several activities outside of the casino. Start your day with luxury services at IMMERSE Spa or a workout and swim at the fitness center and pool. You’ll have a variety of dining options throughout your day from the Roasted Bean coffee shop to D.Prime Steakhouse for a first-class dining experience in a modern lounge atmosphere.

If you’re interested in a casual lunch, TAP at MGM Grand Detroit offers American classics and comfort food. Breeze Dining Court also offers quick and easy meals on the go if you’re planning an afternoon of shopping. 

End the evening at one of the two hotspots in the hotel, AXIS Lounge or 32º. AXIS Lounge offers live music from jazz to modern pop, and 32º serves up cold drinks like frozen daiquiris and margaritas. 

If you’re planning a conference, special event, or wedding, the MGM Grand Detroit wants to take care of the details. The 30,000 square foot space can accommodate a variety of gatherings in spacious boardrooms or grand ballrooms.

This luxury 400-room hotel welcomes guests 21 years and older.

Top reasons to stay at MGM Grand Detroit even if you’re not gambling:

  • Luxury dining options for all palettes.
  • Resort-style spa with various services.
  • Lively nightlife options from cocktail lounges to live music.

MotorCity Casino-Hotel

MotorCity Casino-Hotel’s Sound Board is one of the hottest event centers in the city, welcoming acts and events from soul and funk singers to comedy shows to boxing matches. If you’re looking for great entertainment during your stay, be sure to check out Sound Board’s calendar of events. Radio Bar features a live DJ and a great ambiance for cocktails with friends. You’ll have several options for lounges and bars and easy, casual meals at Strut or Pit Stop located in the heart of the food court. Recharge after a night out at D.Tour Spa. D.Tour offers steam rooms, saunas, massages, and more. 

Host your corporate event or wedding with flexible room plans and amenities. MotorCity Casino-Hotel can accommodate groups large and small, and some rooms offer amazing city views that will leave a lasting impression on your guests.

There’s plenty to keep you busy during your stay at the “crown jewel of the Detroit skyline.”

Top reasons to stay at MotorCity Casino-Hotel even if you’re not gambling:

  • The iconic Sound Board Theater’s diverse live entertainment offerings.
  • Conference, event, and wedding hosting options with amazing city views.
  • D.Tour Spa saunas, steam rooms, and massage services.

Greektown Casino-Hotel

This luxury casino-hotel is located in the heart of Detroit’s historic Greektown district. If you’re looking for a culinary experience, you’ll want to check out Monroe Market. Modeled after an energy-filled street market, Monroe Market includes diverse restaurants offering fresh and casual meals. Whether you’re on vacation or traveling for business, be sure to make a reservation at the award-winning restaurant, Prism Steakhouse, and enjoy live music in a luxury setting. The casino-hotel offers an array of casual and fine dining. 

Greektown Casino-Hotel features 20,000 square feet of meeting space complete with breakout rooms, state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment, as well as a grand ballroom. Hosting a corporate event or wedding is convenient, and you’ll be sure to wow your guests.

Top reasons to stay at Greektown Casino-Hotel even if you’re not gambling:

  • Centered in Detroit’s historic Greektown District
  • Unique dining options from casual to luxury cuisine.
  • 20,000 square feet of meeting space makes it perfect for business events and weddings.

Please note some amenities at these hotels & casinos may be temporarily closed due to COVID-19 restrictions in Michigan.

About the Author

Jessica Andrews

Jessica Andrews is a writer and editor for Michigan Sharp, based in Dallas, Texas. She has worked as a professional writer for several years and was Public Affairs Director for the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce in Southern California. She roots for the Boston Red Sox and Vegas Golden Knights.