7 Best HOTELS NEAR Oakland University!

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Located near Detroit, Michigan (not Oakland, California), these are our expert picks for the 7 best hotels near Oakland University.

Don’t worry – we have a hotel picked out for every type of budget! Let’s dive right into it…

#1 – Holiday Inn Express Rochester Hills

Holiday Inn Express Rochester Hills

Cost – $$$

Rochester Hills, MI

Distance to University – 7-minute drive to Oakland University

Hitting that sweet spot of high-quality and high-value is our number one pick on our list – Holiday Inn Express Rochester Hills. Aside from having next-level customer service and extremely cozy rooms, the hotel also boasts large living rooms, a fitness center, a business center, and an indoor pool. What more do you need?

 

 

#2 – Red Roof Inn Detroit-Rochester Hills/ Auburn Hills

Red Roof Inn Detroit-Rochester Hills/ Auburn Hills

Cost – $$

Rochester Hills, MI

Distance to University – 7-minute drive to Oakland University

If you are looking for something a bit more economical, then we think Red Roof Inn Detroit is going to be a great option for you. Our vote for the best budget hotel near Oakland University, the rooms in Red Roof have flatscreen TVs, comfy beds and pillows, a fridge and a microwave.

 

 

#3 – Embassy Suites by Hilton Detroit Troy Auburn Hills

Embassy Suites by Hilton Detroit Troy Auburn Hills

Cost – $$$$

Troy, Michigan

Distance to University – 12-minute drive to Oakland University

Possibly the nicest hotel on the list is Embassy Suites by Hilton Detroit. Not only are the rooms huge and beautiful, they also come equipped with Keurig coffee makers, a microwave and a refridgerator. Not sold? The indoor pool is gorgeous, the on-site restaruant is well-reviewed, and the free daily breakfast is spectacular!

 

 

#4 – Courtyard Detroit Auburn Hills

Courtyard Detroit Auburn Hills

Cost – $$$$

Auburn Hills, MI

Distance to University – 6-minute drive to Oakland University

The other nicest hotel on this list, Courtyard Detroit Auburn Hills is a modern and funkier alternative to Embassy Suites. Boasting cool-looking decor, spacious rooms, cozy lounge area and an indoor pool, this hotel is really something special.

 

 

#5 – Hyatt Place Detroit/Auburn Hills

Hyatt Place Detroit/Auburn Hills

Cost – $$$

Auburn Hills, MI

Distance to University – 5-minute drive to Oakland University

Another great value-option, Hyatt Place Detroit is only a few minute drive to the campus! Guests absolutely love the breakfast, and the staff is noted for their warmth and friendliness. Also, be sure to check out the fitness center!

 

 

#6 – Residence Inn Detroit / Auburn Hills

Residence Inn Detroit / Auburn Hills

Cost – $$$$

Pontiac, MI

Distance to University – 11-minute drive to Oakland University

These suites are HUGE! If you are looking for accommodation that feels more like an apartment than a hotel room, then look no further than the Residence Inn Detroit. The heated indoor pool is a big hit, and save money on food costs by cooking in your kitchenette.

 

 

#7 – Hampton Inn Detroit – Shelby Township

Hampton Inn Detroit - Shelby Township

Cost – $$$

Shelby, MI

Distance to University – 21-minute drive to Oakland University

A great hotel, but located a bit further from the university is Hampton Inn Detroit. Located in neighboring Shelby, the rooms are impeccably cleaned and spacious, and the breakfast is a big hit!

 

 

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About the Author Nicola Smart

Gin lover. Coffee addict. Nicola has traveled the world for 7 years and is a staff writer for Hotel Jules. Born in London, Nicola first got the taste of travel studying abroad in Barcelona. Since then she's been hooked - traveling the world non-stop. Passionate about green travel and vegan lifestyle, Nicola spends more of her free time staring at maps wondering where she will head to next!