MotorCity Casino Hotel Receives the Prestigious Pinnacle Award in Recognition as a Premier Conference Hotel


DETROIT, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ — MotorCity Casino Hotel announced today that its hotel has received the 2010 Pinnacle Award for Hotels. This award celebrates hospitality excellence. Award recipients are acknowledged for their ability to deliver unparalleled service to their meeting guests.

The Pinnacle Award recognizes hotels, conference centers and visitor bureaus for their impeccable service standards. This award is highly regarded by hospitality professionals because the recipients are selected based upon real-life, meeting experiences. They are voted on by meeting planners throughout the country and organized through Successful Meetings Magazine, the meeting planning industry’s leading periodical. Randy Villareal, vice president of hotel operations is proud to be acknowledged as a preeminent hospitality location. “The Pinnacle Award is one of the hotel industry’s most respected awards, and distinguishes us as one of the best meeting hotels in the United States. This distinction will continue to motivate us to always exceed the expectations of our guests.”

MotorCity Casino Hotel has established a reputation of setting and delivering on high service standards. They also received the coveted AAA Four Diamond Hotel rating, which is another award predicated on service excellence. Additionally, Iridescence restaurant, a premiere dining destination located on the top floor of the hotel, has earned this distinction for the past eight consecutive years.

In addition to 400 superior quality guestrooms, including 33 suites, MotorCity Casino Hotel proudly offers some of the finest value added amenities in the region including concierge service, complimentary Internet access in every room, a complimentary 24 hour state-of-the art business center, 24 hour fitness center access, free in room coffee, complimentary bottled water and free valet parking. The guestrooms feature plush pillow top mattresses, 300 thread count imported bed linens, marble bathrooms with a separate water closet, soaking tub and shower, and sumptuous towels and bathrobes. An 8,000 square foot full service spa is also available for guests.

The casino hotel conference center is also designed to anticipate and accommodate the needs of their guests. It includes 67,000 square feet of function and banquet space, which includes a Grand Ballroom that accommodates 1,200 for dinner; 4 meeting rooms for 90 to 800 people; 2 boardrooms that seat up to 20 people each and a dedicated meeting concierge. The flexibility of the conference space allows event planners to create unique venues for meetings, social and corporate events. This feature, coupled with cutting edge technology and amazing menu selections creates a preferred meeting location.

About MotorCity Casino Hotel

Located on Grand River Avenue at the Lodge Freeway (M-10), MotorCity Casino Hotel is owned by Marian Ilitch and is the only locally-owned and operated casino in Detroit. The entertainment complex has recently undergone a multimillion dollar renovation and expansion, involving a major expansion of its gaming space, construction of a 400-room hotel with a luxury spa and fitness center, ultra-lounge, award winning restaurant, and new convention and banquet area, plus retail outlets and multiple dining and live entertainment facilities. For more information about MotorCity Casino Hotel, or to make a reservation, visit or call 1-866-STAY-MCC.

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CONTACT: Jacci Woods, MotorCity Casino Hotel, +1-313-237-6714,

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