ROOST Detroit opens in the landmark Book Tower

Following a seven restoration of Book Tower, hospitality company Method Co. and real estate developer, Bedrock, have opened the doors to ROOST Detroit, a 117-key hospitality experience sheltered in the historic downtown landmark…

aparthotel guestroom suite with bed in front of dark blue wall and plants in the foreground

Blending the comfort and practicality of apartment living with the amenities of a boutique hotel, ROOST Detroit offers a temporary living environment ideally suited for a long-term stay. The property offers a combination of 117 beautifully furnished studio, one and two-bedroom apartment hotel accommodations in downtown Detroit. All the extended stay units feature full-sized kitchens and modern stainless steel appliances, hardwood herringbone oak flooring, quartz countertops, along with trademark curated furnishings from design houses such as GUBI and Carl Hansen.

aparthotel style living room in ROOST Detroit with brown chair, cream couch and wood and glass tables in front of window with city view

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A leader in the extended-stay hotel segment, the new ROOST Detroit marks the brand’s debut in the state of Michigan. Developing the hybrid aparthotel concept, ROOST Detroit has a 24/7 concierge services and guests will also have access to a bike share program, a fitness centre and a 300 square metre co-working space.

“We are incredibly excited to be opening our sixth ROOST location in Detroit and to be part of the renaissance that has been ongoing here for some time now,” said Randall Cook, co-founder and CEO of Method Co. “Book Tower has been under restoration and renovation for seven years and we could not be more thrilled to welcome people from Detroit, the region and the world to see what we have all been up to. In addition to several incredible food & beverage concepts, Method Co. is also excited to unveil Anthology, which will offer the city of Detroit a variety of fully customisable events and gatherings within Book Tower’s beautiful event spaces.”

In addition to the hotel accommodation, Book Tower has 229 residential units and almost 5,000 square metres of retail and office space, along with three new dining concepts. These include a new-to-market French restaurant with a boulangerie, a bar in the Rotunda and a Japanese restaurant and sake pub. Another key part of the concept, Anthology will feature a seasoned event planning, culinary and beverage team by Method Co. with the ability to curate a wide variety of special events ranging from personal celebrations to one-of-a-kind weddings to impressive corporate affairs — all hosted within the numerous, stylish venues at Book Tower.

the restored glass atrium in Book Tower Detroit

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Event spaces include the Conservatory Ballroom, a magnificent space capped by a glass skylight and appointed with a state-of-the-art lighting and sound system, parquet wood floors and lush greenery. The ballroom accommodates 300 strolling and 225 seated. The Linden Room, with a capacity of 150 strolling which can be utilised as a pre-function space, for cocktail hours or other private events and a Green Room. In addition, Graystone Lane, a forthcoming activated alleyway, and other highly anticipated food and beverage spaces on the main level and rooftop of Book Tower, each customisable to accommodate any kind of event.

With the introduction of Anthology by Method Co, Book Tower becomes a destination for unique, one-of-a-kind events and functions within Book Tower’s dining venues and overnight or extended stay accommodations at ROOST Detroit.

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