Gabriel Richard

Downtown, Detroit

Dive into the charming, urban lifestyle of Motor City. Motown. Or the Paris of the Midwest. Nicknames aside, welcome to your space at Gabriel Richard, with effortless access to the finest of downtown Detroit. Previously housing a furniture store in 1914, this historic building boasts stunning neoclassical architecture and a fully equipped gym. Unwind in your modern, comfortable space while soaking up the city views. When you’re ready for a bite, walk down the street to Parc. Dine aside the floor-to-ceiling windows savoring the sweet and smoky flavors from the wood-fired grill. Espresso to go? Stroll over to Roasting Plant Coffee where each cup is freshly brewed with specialty beans. Whether you catch a concert amidst the greenery at Campus Martius Park or join the fans at Ford Field, your space at Gabriel Richard awaits.

The Sonder standard

Contactless check-in

Professionally cleaned

Fast WiFi

24/7 support

Top amenities

In unit laundry

Stocked kitchen

Fitness Room

Lounge and Work Space

Responding to COVID-19

We thoroughly clean and disinfect each Sonder before and after every stay. We also offer self check-in and 24/7 guest support via our app, so you can limit in-person interactions.
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Availability and rates


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Please note: The layout, furniture, and decor of your space may vary from what's shown here.

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Amenities at Gabriel Richard

The Sonder standard

Working, relaxing, and living. Our spaces have all the essentials you need for your stay.

Contactless check-in
Fast WiFi
Professionally cleaned
Fresh towels
24/7 support
Artisan coffee
Comfortable bedding
Shower amenities

Air conditioning

Stocked kitchen

In unit laundry


Fitness Room

Lounge and Work Space

Kid Friendly

The neighborhood


Sitting just blocks away from the Detroit River, Downtown is booming with culture, entertainment, and the perfect mix of new and old. Named Motor City and known as the birthplace of Motown Records, this bustling neighborhood is centered by Campus Martius Park - a beautiful green space hosting year-round events. Spend the day exploring boutiques, speakeasies, cafes, and delicious eateries along Woodward Avenue, or catch a show at Saint Andrews Hall.


Downtown, 305 Michigan Avenue, Detroit

Public Transit

Nearest Public Transportation: Directly behind the building is the Michigan Ave People Mover stop. Behind the building to the right is the Rosa Parks Transit Center.. Public Transportation to Downtown: 0 min.


Driving time to downtown is about 0 minutes.


  • There is no free street parking nearby

  • There is no paid street parking nearby

  • There are no free parking lots nearby

  • There's a paid parking lot nearby

Booking policies

Check-in is at 4:00 pm Checkout is at 11:00 am

You may request early check-in and/or late check-out after booking. Our team will do our best to accommodate any requests based on availability.


  • Wheelchair access available

  • Elevators available

House Rules

  • No smoking (not even on balconies/patios)

  • No pets (not even really cute ones) unless otherwise stated

  • No parties (not even really quiet ones)

* Please be respectful of your neighbors and keep noise to a minimum from 10:00 pm – 8:00 am.

Please note

  • There's no cable, but we've provided a Chromecast and HDMI cord for streaming.

  • This is a central location and is prone to noise.

  • There's no free parking at this property. Limited paid street parking is available nearby.

Flexible cancellation

We offer flexible cancellations for all bookings. Select the Flex Rate to cancel your booking up to 3 days before check-in and receive a full refund. For longer stays that are paid monthly, we require at least 30 days notice to cancel or modify without fees.

Anything else you'd like to know?

Message our team at [email protected] for stays less than 45 nights. Message our team at [email protected] for stays 45 nights and longer.