Marriott at the Renaissance Center

Marriott at the Renaissance Center

400 Renaissance Drive
Detroit, Michigan 48243

In addition to being the NSF Grants Conference venue, a room block with a special group rate has been reserved at the Marriott at the Renaissance Center from Sunday, June 3 – 5, 2018. The main conference dates are June 4th – June 5th. Rooms outside of those dates are subject to availability. Reservations must be made by Friday, May 18, 2018. You can reserve your room online here.

Rate for a Standard Room, Single or Double Occupancy: per diem rate at time of the event, plus state and local taxes.

If you have difficulties with your reservation, please contact us via email at:

Address and Directions

Mariott at the Renaissance Center
400 Renaissance Drive
Detroit, Michigan 48243

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Transportation and Parking Information


  • On-site parking – $25 daily
  • Valet parking – $35 daily

Driving Directions from Airport
Take I-94 East, exit Lodge Freeway (M10) South. Lodge Freeway becomes Jefferson Avenue. Turn right on Beaubien – just past the GM Renaissance Center building. Self Parking available at the Beaubien at Port Atwater garages on Beaubien Street. For Valet Parking, turn right on Atwater. Turn right at Renaissance Drive. The hotel is on the right. Self Parking is also available in the Miller garage located across from the hotel main entrance on Renaissance Drive.


Local Transportation



  • Volt
    Located right across from the hotel front desk, treat yourself to contemporary Downtown Detroit dining.
  • Courtyard Café & Bar
    Offering snacks to signature dishes that cater to your taste, the Courtyard Café & Bar is a great food and beverage destination during the Conference.
  • Andiamo Detroit Riverfront
    Serving authentic northern Italian cuisine at the water’s edge in the Wintergarden of the GM Renaissance Center.
  • Joe Muer Seafood
    Enjoy classic fresh fish and creative seafood specialties, sparkling service, and the best riverfront views in Detroit.
  • Hockeytown Café
    Offering the perfect setting before, during and after any event in the downtown area.
  • Granite City
    Casual eatery with an American comfort-food menu plus craft beers brewed on-site.
  • Detroit Seafood Market
    Guests can enjoy an abundant offering of fresh fish and pristine seafood at the new Detroit Seafood Market.

  • Detroit Institute of Arts
    Every Tuesday through Sunday at 1pm, take a free guided tour of the Detroit institute of Arts’ beautiful collection. “Big Picture” guided tours are available at 3pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Greektown
    This ethnic section of Detroit is dominated by Greek restaurants and businesses. Along with a casino, Greektown is a great source of vibrant Detroit nightlife entertainment.
  • Tour of General Motors Renaissance Center
    This free public tour takes visitors through the landmark GM Renaissance Center and outlines the rich history that General Motors shares with the riverfront and city of Detroit.
  • Show Me Detroit Tours
    Chauffeured 2-hour deluxe van tours with knowledgeable local guides offer the perfect Detroit experience to allow you to see all that Detroit has to offer. Daily Sightseeing tours are at 10AM & 1PM.
  • Motown Museum
    Relive classic Mo-town hits at the Hitsville U.S.A. Museum in Downtown Detroit.
  • Michigan Science Center
    When in Detroit, make sure to check out the Michigan Science Center, a science museum with an IMAX theatre, planetarium, and more!