Location, Value and Quality- Choosing The Right Hotel

Choosing a Hotel can be a tricky, tedious process at times.  Each traveler, whether they are corporate or leisure clients want to be accommodated the best way possible, as they should be.  

QUESTIONS: Why are you visiting?What are you most interested in seeing? Are you on a strict budget? Will the hotel be the focus of your trip? Do you only require a place to rest your heads at night? Are you traveling for business or pleasure?                                                    

*These are questions that the traveler must ask themselves before choosing a property.

Consider the following:

Location- Are you looking for a hotel that is centrally located or in  the  heart of  a City/Downtown Area? Do you prefer to walk to restaurants and nightlife? Do you prefer to be away from the crowded  streets? Are you only interested in staying near public transportation? Is Shopping the focus of your trip? Are you visiting family and friends and need to be close to them?

 Value- Are you traveling on a specific budget? Are you opposed to staying a bit further away from your destination to save money? Are you looking to spend your money on sightseeing and activities rather than a hotel room? Are you traveling with children? Are you only looking for Breakfast inclusive properties?


Quality- Are you interested in spending most of your time at the Hotel? Is impeccable service a requirement? Do you prefer a hotel loaded with amenities such as an on-site restaurant, spa, fitness center and miraculous views? Is your purpose for visiting luxury based?

We at the Hilton Garden Inn Detroit Southfield know how to steer you in the right direction and make your stay most enjoyable. When your Hotel is EXACTLY what you want/need you not only feel good about it, but you have a comfort zone to return to each day/night of your trip and that is important. We are conveniently located and offer the best of service. For our corporate clients, our business center is available to them 24 hours a day. We can accommodate with corporate rates and our boardrooms are perfect for any type of meeting. If you are traveling leisurely and need to be centrally located the HGI Southfield is the perfect hotel for you. We can accommodate with a hot  breakfast each morning, our pool and spa is open from 6:00am-10:00pm and our bar/lounge is serving dinner and drinks until 11:00pm.  We have something for every type of guest looking to visit the area.

Please contact our team at any time. We are happy to answer all of your questions as well as accommodate you the best way possible.



Everything. Right where you need it.


Hilton Garden Inn Southfield- We Are on the Move!

Happy Friday!

    We have amazing plans for this weekend. Our staff is on the move!

Some of us are going to the Tigers VS Royals game. Others are seeing Fiona Apple at the Fillmore downtown.

Awesome hint: Drive into Downtown and park your car.  Then you can hop on the People Mover for 75 cents! It will take you wherever you have to go and you don’t need to worry about finding multiple parking spots!

One of our manager’s just had a meal   at Fishbones in downtown Detroit and she was raving about it. Then she was off to the Astoria Pastry Shop in Greektown for a treat! She hopped right on the People Mover and was there in no time!




Our Food and Beverage Supervisor  Javon loves Metro Beach! There is so much to do from swimming in the beautiful lake, taking in the sun, relaxing by the gorgeous boats, BBQing and picnicking or playing volleyball!

Whatever it is you might do enjoy yourselves! Come and visit us for a hotel stay, a drink and a swim!


Showers of Happiness (and diapers, pacifiers, bottles…)

You’re  Having a Baby!

Congratulations, تهنئة , 祝賀, Félicitations, Glückwünsche, Συγχαρητήρια, מזל טוב, Congratulazioni, おめでとうございます, Поздравляю, ¡Felicidades.


A Baby Shower is a well-known tradition and a popular way to celebrate the future birth of a child. There is no more exciting time than this! The gifts are nice too, right mommy-to-be?

The Hilton Garden Inn Detroit Southfield is a great place to hold this special party!

We have several Baby Shower Packages to choose from that include wonderful food and beverage options. Whether you are a group of ladies over 100 people or just about 10 people we can accommodate you.

We have a large ballroom, smaller banquet areas as well as outdoor patio space available for rent. Our Chef is wonderful and will prepare the delicious menu for you and your guests!

Our hotel staff is excellent! They are very accommodating and available to answer all of your questions before, during and after your Shower.

Whether you are planning your own Baby Shower or you are planning a Shower for someone else, we would love to host this special event! We know that this is a very important part of a woman’s journey through pregnancy. It is a time to celebrate her and her future bundle of joy.




Please contact us for further information (248)-357-1100 ext 2307

“Children reinvent your world for you”- Susan Sarandon

Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue.

Your Wedding:

  • Bride: check
  • Groom: check
  • Venue: ?

If this is where you are in your wedding planning that is okay. You have the two most important people ready to go! We will leave the X’s and O’s to you and you can leave the work to us- The Hilton Garden Inn Detroit Southfield is the perfect venue.

The wedding venue is one of the most important elements of your wedding. It sets the tone for the planning and plays a major role in all stylistic decisions. Once your venue is picked you can really get to the creative, fun part of the planning process.

How are we the perfect venue? So glad you asked.

Not only is our Ballroom stunning it can accommodate up to 350 people comfortably. Our professional staff will provide you with exceptional, friendly service for a memorable Wedding! We  have fantastic Wedding Packages to choose from as well as the option of customizing your own menu. There are plenty of options in regards to food and beverage choices and the food is fantastic! We encourage our  newlyweds- to- be to have a  complimentary taste testing so they can confirm how wonderful the food really is. The Hilton Garden Inn Detroit Southfield offers a warm, inviting atmosphere. You feel welcome from the moment you step foot on our property!

Our Wedding Planners take pride in their work and have your best interests at heart. They care about their clients and plan to make their Wedding Day the best day of their lives! From the decor to greeting your wedding guests, they do it all! Our planners are eager to answer all of your questions during the planning process, on the day of the wedding and after the reception.

Whether it is a Summertime , Springtime or a Wintertime Wedding, the Hilton Garden Inn Detroit Southfield has got you covered! We encourage our guests to utilize our stunning Outside Patio space during the warmer months, our spacious Coat Check room during the colder months and our Indoor Heated Pool and Spa anytime of the year! It is a great way to reflect on your special day and finally RELAX! Our guest rooms are also quite spacious and extremely accommodating. We are happy to offer wonderful group wedding room blocks for your guests as well!


The wedding planning process should be fun and exciting. Leave the stress (if any) and the work to us! The Hilton Garden Inn Detroit Southfield would be honored to accommodate you on your special day. We go above and beyond your expectations all the while sticking within your budget (yes, we are aware that this is important)

Please inquire about having your wedding with us!

You can contact us directly at:  248-357-1100 ext 2307 Ask for Jana!


“We are all a little weird and life’s a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love”. – Dr. Seuss


From New York to Michigan: Jana Urban

We would like to introduce our Sales and Marketing Manager Ms. Jana Urban (pictured above). She is a New Yorker who had moved to Michigan this past March of 2012.

Michigan’s New Addition-

My name is Jana Urban and I am the Sales and Marketing Manager here at the Hilton Garden Inn Detroit Southfield. I love my position here and really enjoy working at a Hilton Property. New York is my hometown and I have been living in Michigan since March 2012, a recent addition! The common question that I get asked is “Why would you move to Michigan from New York City”? And my answer is for love. My boyfriend works for General Motors and he was promoted which included a move to the Detroit Area. There was no question in my mind, I was going with him. So, here I am all settled in and happy!

I have been in hospitality since 2006, working in many different fields including Travel and Event Planning for a small independently owned business as well as Group Coordination for large conventions and exhibitions. I have planned travel and events all over the city of New York and eventually started traveling all over the USA in my Group Coordinator position. Working for the Hilton Garden Inn Southfield is great. I am strictly the Sales and Marketing Manager for the one property; planning events in one place. I have made the necessary adjustments and I continue to learn more each day. I think that knowing all of the dimensions of this business will absolutely benefit my career in the future.

Since working for the Hilton Garden Inn Detroit Southfield Hotel I am most proud of starting the social media marketing plans for the property. We have finally entered the Twitter, Blog and Facebook world. I just leaped right into posting facts and descriptions of what I believe make this Hotel great and so far it has been quite a success. It is a great feeling to know that we are getting our voice out there. I feel excited about it! Every follower and fan is important. Every comment and visit is appreciated. We have a long way to go but we finally launched and it feels fantastic!

At the new Hilton Garden Inn Detroit Southfield hotel in Southfield, Michigan guests will find everything they need, including deluxe accommodations, friendly service and a relaxed atmosphere. We specialize in hosting events large and small from corporate meetings to lavish weddings.

Please contact our Sales and Marketing Manager Ms. Jana Urban for further information.


Tel: 248-357-1100 ext 2307      

Charita’s Journey with HGI Southfield

Ms.Image Charita A. Martin has worked at the Hilton Garden Inn Detroit Southfield since January 2007. Her Last day as the Front Desk Manager is TODAY June 13th, 2012. She will be greatly missed. We wish her the best of luck and thank her for her hard work since day 1!

Charita’s Journey-

I have worked for the Hilton Garden Inn Southfield for the past 5 years. My Journey here started out in January 2007 as a Customer Service/Front Desk Agent. I then became the Sales Manager in 2009 and worked my way to the Front Desk Manager in 2010 through… Today! As the Front Desk Manager I was responsible for managing all front desk and night audit operations. I was to make sure they were run smoothly all the while maintaining a wonderful rapport with my staff and guests. I worked with all departments of the hotel to ensure total guest satisfaction. In addition to my responsibilities some of my favorite things about working here were my co-workers and of course the guests! I will never forget the guests, they can make or break your day! I “always”  kept it together no matter the situation. From late check-out’s to crazy requests, I will miss my loyal customers and their friendly faces. The hotel employees, my fellow co-workers were the best part of working at the Hilton Garden Inn Southfield. Every job can get stressful at times but, no matter the ups, downs and stressful situations my coworkers were truly a joy to be around. Every one of them over the years were fantastic: General Managers, Accountants, Directors, Managers, Supervisors, Agents, Waitresses, Waiters, Bartenders, Housekeepers, Housemen, Dishwashers, Maintenance and Banquet Staff were hardworking, wonderful people to be around. I also enjoyed the many events including luncheons, weddings, family reunions and other functions that the hotel has hosted in the past. Overall, this was an experience and career achievement that I will cherish forever! I will sincerely miss you guys.

– Charita A. Martin- Front Desk Manager Hilton Garden Inn Southfield.