In The News 

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Roderica and Francina James are the founders of The Cochrane House in Detroit, Michigan. The sisters, who are natives of Detroit, got a taste of entrepreneurship early.Their mother owned a business that offered free tutoring services to children. She gave Roderica and Francina small administrative roles early on. As the years went on, they were able to take the business to the next level and expanded into other states.

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Travel Noire 

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Detroit natives Francina and Roderica James have been making money together for most of their lives. Entrepreneurs for 17 years, the sisters got their start working in their mother’s  business, and eventually helped to expand the Michigan based company to Georgia and Mississippi.

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Essence 

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“Welcome to our home!” Roderica James says with a smile, as you enter the chic interior of The Cochrane House. Nestled in Detroit’s entertainment district, the luxury bed and breakfast is an elegant space featuring three guest rooms, and offers a homemade cooked breakfast delivered to the room.

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Rolling Out Magazine

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The inn features three guest rooms, homemade breakfast delivered to the rooms, house-made soap, and Cochrane House candles. It is within walking distance of Detroit’s three major sports arenas and theater district and offers packages for private parties and events.... click article below to read

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DBusiness Magazine

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Entering the Cochrane House Luxury Historic Inn, you can’t help but feel a sense of calm. Scents of brown sugar, jasmine, and coconut emanate from soy candles. The neutral colors, elegant art pieces, and lavish furniture make you feel as if you walked straight into a luxury home magazine. There are wine and cheese hours, bath products, and, of course, breakfast served every morning. 

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Curbed Detroit

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In 2013, sisters Roderica and Francina James started renovations on a mansion built in 1870, and transformed it into The Cochrane House, a luxury bed and breakfast located in the heart of Detroit’s entertainment district. Since opening in May 2018, The Cochrane House has attracted guests from Detroit, Atlanta, Romania, Argentina, and more.

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Black Enterprise 

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Working with a family member even on small projects can be challenging. But imagine trying to renovate a house, decorate it and open it as a bed and breakfast. That kind of a partnership can’t work if you have sibling rivalry.

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CORP! Magazine

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 This year, why not make a getaway part of your holiday experience? Book a night or two for yourself or with your boo at this decadently quaint B&B owned by sisters Roderica and Francina James, which sits in the heart of downtown Detroit.

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Important Notice:  Check-In at 3pm. Check-Out at 11am.  All rooms based on double occupancy, extra guest will require a separate booking fee All reservations are non-refundable.  Adult Only - 21 years and older

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