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Holiday Inn Express Kent State University

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1215 Sanctuary View Drive, Kent, OH 44240
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Ranked #2 of 8 hotels in Kent
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michael R Woodville, Ohio
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Woodville, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed at this Hotel numerous times and it is by far the best kept secret in NE Ohio! Royce, Reba, and Adam (staff members) are accommodating and go above what is needed from a service standpoint. I would recommend this Hotel to anyone traveling through the Akron/Kent area. The rooms are always clean and the pool/workout area is... More

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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 comments, we strive to make Holiday Inn Express at Kent State University , a great hotel experience for each and every one of our guests. We are so pleased to hear that you continue to enjoy your stays with us. We are happy to hear that our staff continues to provide the level of... More

Niagara Falls, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Holiday Inn Express at Kent is a great hotel to stay at if you are in the Kent-Youngstown-Akron area. The hotel is spotless - rooms & common area; the staff is fantastic. I look forward to my next stay at the HIE Kent Ohio. Alfred

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

It was so great to see that you will be staying back in the area.The entire staff looks forward to when you are staying with us. We hope to see you again soon. More

Akron, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just took my Grandson out for the weekend and with loving sports, the basketball net in the pool was great and the hotel was clean and staff was very polite and was able to provide me with information about where to go in the area . I will stay here again when, I bring my daughter to visit the... More

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

Thank you for the terrific review. I am so glad that you had a great stay at the Holiday Inn Express at Kent State University. It is wonderful to hear that our level of service has won you over :) More

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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the second time we've stayed at this particular hotel and I have to say it was really great! We came in late on March 21st expecting it to be full up for the night and it wasn't. Sheila, the night hostest\night clerk was friendly and very accommodating! All the staff are very friendly and helpful. Comfortable beds, very... More

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

Thank you for your review! We pride ourselves on our friendly staff. We are very happy that Shelia helped make your stay an enjoyable experience. We will let her know about your kind words. We look forward to having you stay with us again! More

Downingtown, Pennsylvania
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Not fancy but always clean, excellent staff, good breakfast, nice atmosphere and little touches like comp water bottles, cookies. Convenient to the turnpike and the town of Kent for college son visits. Have stayed at least four times now and it's been consistent.

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

Thank you for your kind review! We are so happy to hear that you have enjoyed a consistent level of service each time that you have stayed here. We look forward to having you return in the future! More

Dayton, OH
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014 via mobile

I have family in the area and we have been wanting to try this hotel for awhile. This is going to be our new place to stay! Great staff-very friendly and helpful! We were greeted with smiles and friendly words by everyone! The room was wonderfully clean and neat. No hidden surprises! The bed and pillows were the best I... More

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

Thank you for sharing your feedback regarding your stay with us. Guest satisfaction is important to us and we try our hardest to make sure all of our guests have a rewarding experience at our hotel. We hope to see you again soon! More

Findlay, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

I stay in hotels 5 days a week for business and I have found this hotel to be excellent! The staff, from the managers to the maintenance department, is always helpful, the beds and pillows are comfortable, internet is good, and the breakfast is varied and good. I would recommend this hotel to anyone staying in this area. I am... More

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

Awwww :) thank you for your kind words! As I am sure you are aware the entire staff always look forward to seeing you at the hotel :) More

North Beach
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We were first impressed with the hotel as we drove up--good curb appeal. All the common areas of the hotel were very nice, particularly the breakfast area with the fireplace and couches for TV watching if you chose to do so. The room itself was somewhat plain in decorating, but the beds were comfortable and the heat/ac unit worked great... More

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

Thank you for sharing your feedback regarding your stay with us. Guest satisfaction is important to us and we try our hardest to make sure all of our guests have a rewarding experience at our hotel. We hope to see you again soon! More

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63 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

This was my first stay at this Holiday Inn. Convenient location right off highway. Great customer service at check in and out. The room was clean and comfortable. Standard IHG breakfast fair. I would definitely stay at Kent Holiday Inn and Suites again.

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

Thank you for your kind review! We are so happy to hear that you ended up having a great stay with with us. We look forward to having you return in the future! More

NY
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We were BEYOND pleased with our stay at the Holiday Inn Express. It was easy to find and close to a major highway. The staff was friendly and very welcoming. Our room was SPOTLESS EVERY day. The sheets were SOFT, the towels were SOFT. Rooms were very well soundproofed. It felt like we were the only ones there! The breakfast... More

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

Thank you for your kind review! We are so happy to hear that you ended up having a great stay with our location and enjoyed all of the amenities offered. We definitely look forward to having you return in the future! More

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Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Kent State University

Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express Kent State University Hotel Kent
Holiday Inn Express Kent State University Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Kent
Holiday Inn Kent
Kent Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn Express Kent State University Ohio
Address: 1215 Sanctuary View Drive, Kent, OH 44240
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Location: United States > Ohio > Kent
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 8 hotels in Kent
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Kent State University 2.5*
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 
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