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Holiday Inn Express Kent State University

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Reviewed 16 October 2016

The room met our needs. The hotel is convenient to the highway and Kent State University. The staff were very welcoming and the breakfast selection was okay. No complaints and I'm picky. I would stay there again.

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HIEKentFrontDesk, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Kent State University, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of the Holiday Inn Express and Suites at Kent State Universtiy. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Sincerely, Royce Guest Experience Champion

Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Spent 3 days at the location. Nice rooms, nice beds, adequate breakfast. Fitness room was good too. Didn't check out or use the pool, but it was inviting. I would spend more days here if given the opportunity.

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HIEKentFrontDesk, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Kent State University, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of the Holiday Inn Express and Suites at Kent State University. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. With Regards, Royce Guest Experience Champion

Duncan, South Carolina
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Pleasant 3 night stay. Had a different room with a jacuzzi tub that had a window into the rest of the room. After helping my father move into assisted living we actually used the tub. The hotel was clean and nicely decorated. The staff was nice. The manager and maintenance man were especially helpful. We needed a wrench (for the...

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HIEKentFrontDesk, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Kent State University, responded to this review

Cheryl D, Thank you so much for your review of the Holiday Inn Express and Suites at Kent State University. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. I passed along the information about the breakfast room to our management team so they can address the...

Melville, New York
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Came here with my son while he interviewed at NEOMED. Friendly and quick check in. Room and bathroom clean. Beds comfy. Nice pool and fitness centre. Breakfast adequate. Would stay here again if visiting the area.

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HIEKentFrontDesk, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Kent State University, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of the Holiday Inn Express and Suites at Kent State University. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. A positive guest experience is something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Sincerely, Royce Guest Experience Champion

Eastern Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Wonderful experience, ample amenities and space in the room, clean rooms, includes exercise room, pool and hot breakfast. Housekeeping was more than accommodating upon our arrival. Though we only stayed for one night, it's reassuring to find a place you can count on for cleanliness and value. We will not hesitate to stay there again.

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HIEKentFrontDesk, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Kent State University, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of the Holiday Inn Express and Suites at Kent State university. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us.  We hope you will visit us again. Sincerely, Royce Guest Experience Champion

Caldwell, New Jersey
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We were welcomed by Dean who was very pleasant and also offered us an upgrade as we are IHG Platinum members. The room was clean and comfortable. Breakfast was the usual Holiday Inn Express fare but it does kick start your day. This hotel is an excellent location to visit Kent State and museum.

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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

This hotel is very clean from lobby to rooms. There are very nice amenities and a large selection of breakfast items. The staff is friendly and accommodating. The pool is clean. The rooms are spacious with very comfortable beds and other furniture. This hotel is quiet and peaceful.

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HIEKentFrontDesk, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Kent State University, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of our the Holiday Inn Express and Suites at Kent State University. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Sincerely, Royce Guest Experience Champion

Delaware
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Stayed here during our visit to Hall of Fame weekend in Canton, as rates here were much more reasonable. Easy to access from the interstate and an easy drive to Canton. Hotel was very clean and well kept, bed was comfy, bathroom was large, breakfast had a wide variety of items, and all the staff we talked with were very...

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HIEKentFrontDesk, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Kent State University, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of the Holiday Inn Express and Suites at Kent State University. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Sincerely, Royce Guest Experience Champion

Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Adam Young provided the best customer service I've ever encountered at a hotel. He was courteous, pleasant, respectful and helpful throughout our stay. I observed him efficiently and kindly working with all the check-ins on a fully booked weekend. He also did an amazing job clarifying a difficult situation for a client who want to change room selections despite the...

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HIEKentFrontDesk, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Kent State University, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Sincerely, Royce Guest Experience Champion

Akron
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Dude...are you kidding me, you should be proud to have served your country and not expect discounts. I have stayed at this hotel many times, sometimes I get a discount and sometimes I don't, it depends on what's going on and I know this. This is a great hotel, the staff is always very friendly, professional and caring. I will...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites in Kent, Ohio is a 74 room and suites hotel, easily accessible of I-76 at exit 33. We are the smart choice when choosing a hotel in the Kent, Akron, Ravenna and Tallmadge areas.Rapidly rising in popularity of hotels in Northeast Ohio, this hotel is the most convenient location to the Kent State University Campus, Northeast Ohio College of Medicine (NEOUCOM), Summit Racing, Hess Print Solution, Goodyear Tire & Rubber, Bridgestone Invitational, and Lockheed Martin.Business travelers look to our hotel to provide them with more amenities than they could find elsewhere. We Feature an over sized fitness room, state-of-the-art aerobic equipment, with a view into our elongated indoor pool. Complimentary high-speed wireless Internet throughout the hotel meets every guest s need. The Smart Start breakfast is always a hit, but we are told that the sweet tidbits and evening snacks served with a smiling face, take hospitality to an excellent level.Leisure travelers find our hotel convenient to the Kent Folk Festival, Portage County Fairgrounds, Summit County Fairgrounds, Soap Box Derby, Hartville Flee Market, NFL Hall of Fame, Ravenna Balloon-A-Thon, Firestone & other Ohio Golf Courses. Visit nearby Downtown Akron W/First Night, AA Founders Day & Akron U.We are one of the first hotels in Ohio to offer a 100% smoke free environment. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Kent State University

Address: 1215 Sanctuary View Drive, Kent, OH 44240
Region: United States > Ohio > Kent
Price Range: £82 - £107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Kent State University 2.5*
Number of rooms: 74
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