Townsend Hotel Builds A Legacy In Metro Detroit: Accolades reflect city's entrepeneurial spirit
BIRMINGHAM, Mich. Feb. 25, 2008 - With the combination of an experienced and caring staff and genuine hospitality, the Townsend Hotel has been recognized both by guests and the world's top travel publications as one of the best in the world.
In 20 years the Townsend has established a distinguished signature for itself, offering unparalleled service, amenities and accommodations to each of its guests while highlighting and promoting Metro Detroit.
The Townsend holds perennial Mobil Four-Star and AAA Four-Diamond ratings and has been named to Travel + Leisure's "World's Best" list each of the last five years. These awards are voted on by consumers, who praise the hotel's facilities, service and ability to exceed the needs of corporate travelers, socialites and world leaders who frequent Metro Detroit. This year, the Townsend also made Conde Nast's Gold List for "World's Best Places to Stay."
Additionally, the Rugby Grille, the hotel's world-class restaurant, has been named one of the "Top Ten Restaurants in Michigan" each of the last four years by Zagat's Travel Guide. Offering an eclectic array of wine and cuisine in a sophisticated setting, the Rugby Grille presents the same world-class service that is the hotel's trademark.
"Our awards reflect well on us, but they also reflect well on Detroit," said Peter Wilde, Managing Director of The Townsend. "We strive to be good ambassadors of the city and promote all that Detroit has to offer to each of our guests."
Excited to be a part of Detroit's future, The Townsend Hotel will help serve as a testament to its world-class staff and as an example of the city's continued revitalization.
Since The Townsend opened in 1988, it has received numerous awards and accolades including Mobil Four Star and AAA Four Diamond designations as well as a perennial position on Conde Nast's "Top 100 Gold List," and Travel + Leisure's "World's Best Hotels." THE TOWNSEND HOTEL, a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts, is located at 100 Townsend Street in downtown Birmingham, Mich. For more information, contact the hotel at 248-642-7900 or 800-548-4172. Additional information is also available at www.townsendhotel.com.
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