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Kent State University Hotel & Conference Center

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215 S Depeyster St, Kent, OH 44240-3605
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 06/11/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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#1 of 8 in Kent
Location
4.8
Cleanliness
4.7
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4.5
Value
4.3
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The culmination of years of planning and collaboration between Alumni, University Officials and the Kent State Foundation, Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center provides the finest in accommodations, superb dining, libations and meeting facilities all adjacent to the Kent State Campus.Our fully-integrated facility offers the utmost in hospitality for faculty, alumni, students and their families, and of course, visitors to the charming community of Kent. Perfectly situated in the heart of the city, our Kent, OH hotel is just a short stroll from bars, restaurants, shops and galleries…all the fun things to do in Kent, OH.
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Property amenities
Paid public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Kids stay free
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Parking garage
Wifi
Hot tub
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Vending machine
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Concierge
Convenience store
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Air conditioning
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Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
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U7227APangel wrote a review Yesterday
Mendham, New Jersey1 contribution
Sadly being our last stay as our son graduated KSU this weekend, the stay at KSU Hotel & Conf. Ctr. was again a great one. Location, New Construction, Great Staff, etc, etc. We stayed once and sometimes twice a year while visiting our son and it was always a great stay. Few small adjustments that could be made are to have the rooms ready for check-in no latter than 3pm, the hot tub always operational, and Restaurant & Bar open an additional hour. Overall, the perfect place to stay when visiting Kent.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Lori W wrote a review Mar 2021
Kent, Ohio16 contributions2 helpful votes
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Perfect as usual! We won't stay anywhere else when we come to Kent. The staff and accommodations are of the highest quality. Love the location and proximity to everything we enjoy and need while in Kent.
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Date of stay: March 2021
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Response from Thomas Scott, Guest Services / Front Office at Kent State University Hotel & Conference Center
Responded Mar 16, 2021
Dear Lori, Thank you for being such a loyal Kent State Hotel guest. We always appreciate your return visits to your hometown. We will make sure to look you up the next time we are in the Chicago area. Hope to see you in the very near future.
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marykaybitterman wrote a review Apr 2022
Cleveland, Ohio1 contribution
Jani and the front desk team were very helpful as I tried to find a date and room accomodations that worked for my family trip. We had a great time. Really appreciated all the beautiful Spring touches that were all around the lobby - made for a very inviting place to stay. Thank you
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Response from ksuhcc ksuhcc, Guest Services / Front Office at Kent State University Hotel & Conference Center
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Ms. Bitterman, We are so happy that everything worked out to your satisfaction. Thank you so much for choosing the Kent State Hotel during your visit to the area. Hope to see you again real soon.
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InfamousKP wrote a review Apr 2022
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The staff of the Kent State Hotel could not be any nicer and are always so easy to work with! Having had a multitude of events at the hotel, it was a no brainer to have our wedding preparation there. While the wedding itself was in the park, we booked the presidential suite and adjoining board room to get ready prior to the wedding and to stay the night. Everyone went above and beyond to make the day special, just like they have with every other time we have used them. Jannie Jordan and the entire team are truly the backbone of the hotel.
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Response from ksuhcc ksuhcc, Guest Services / Front Office at Kent State University Hotel & Conference Center
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear InfamousKP, Thank you so much for choosing the Kent State Hotel to prepare for your daughter's special occasion. We always appreciate Haltec's continued support. Jannie is an important part of our hotel, and has been with us for four years. Little known fact, Jannie is a prolific groundskeeper at her house. You will always see her buzzing around her property on her zero-turn lawnmower! We look forward to serving you in the future.
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Czaplicki wrote a review Apr 2022
Norwalk, Ohio523 contributions102 helpful votes
This is the second time we have stayed here. Both times pleased with the accommodations and service. Parking is available through the hotel discount at $10 at the parking garage across the street. This time we went to see Lindsey Buckingham at Kent Stage which is just a block away!
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Response from ksuhcc ksuhcc, Guest Services / Front Office at Kent State University Hotel & Conference Center
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you so much for staying with us again. Since we do not have a corporate flag, we rely heavily on repeat business. We are so happy that you had a great stay. We heard that Lindsay Buckingham put on a fantastic show. I grew up listening to Fleetwood Mac! Hope to see you a third time, because as you know, the third time is the charm!
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JeniferR1234 wrote a review Apr 2022
Geneva, Illinois1 contribution
The front desk was so welcoming and everyone we met on staff was equally as pleasant. It was so nice after a long drive to be welcomed and met with such a positive energy from our check-in on Friday to check-out on Sunday. The room was great for our needs, and even with being down-town and the soccer group that stayed on our floor, it didn't keep us awake (we were concerned about that). We had a lovely visit, loved Kent, and the University. Hope to be back soon!
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Response from ksuhcc ksuhcc, Guest Services / Front Office at Kent State University Hotel & Conference Center
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear JeniferR1234, We are so glad that you had a great visit. We rely heavily on repeat visits, so it is important that our guests have a very positive experience. We hope that your son/daughter decides on Kent State so that we will have a chance to see you again.
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bdiver1 wrote a review Apr 2022
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania2 contributions
Loved the hotel, staff, parking easy, close to walking to Kent Stage, safe streets. We hung in the lobby at the concert because the bar was not open. The only down side was restaurant and bar closed on Sunday
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Response from ksuhcc ksuhcc, Guest Services / Front Office at Kent State University Hotel & Conference Center
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Dear bdiver1, If you are attending a show at Kent Stage, deciding to stay overnight at the Kent State Hotel is a very wise decision. We are only one block from Kent Stage and we are walking distance to many fine restaurants and bars in the City of Kent. Our restaurant, Nineteen10, is open for breakfast 7 days a week and open for dinner Tuesday through Saturday. Hope to see you again for the next show.
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willmccartha wrote a review Mar 2022
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The facilities were clean, well maintained, and overall a fantastic place to stay. We got there a night early and they were able to accommodate us and add an extra night to our stay without a problem. We used the spirit discount by mistake not the tour, but they were willing to give us the benefits from the tour code in place of the spirit. The Nineteen10 restaurant was a tad pricy but delicious, especially the frittata they serve at breakfast.
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Response from ksuhcc ksuhcc, Guest Services / Front Office at Kent State University Hotel & Conference Center
Responded Mar 27, 2022
Thank you for choosing the Kent State Hotel, we do our best to accommodate every guest if we are able. See you in the future.
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kelizabethmeyer wrote a review Mar 2022
El Segundo, California1 contribution
Everything you could ask for in a boutique hotel...but with hometown service. Highly recommend! All around the service was top-notch. The rooms are beautiful and so comfortable. Of course, Pearl the Squirrel is a must see!
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Responded Mar 27, 2022
Everyone loves Pearl the Squirrel, Thank you for staying with us. We look forward to future visits.
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tbaile444455 wrote a review Mar 2022
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Great location! Close to restaurants and shopping.. We had tickets for a show at Kent Stage,, and it was only a block away.. Very clean and comfortable rooms. Extremely helpful and friendly staff! Good continental breakfast.
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Thank you for choosing the Kent State Hotel and Conference Center. We are happy that the staff here were friendly and helpful, and also that you enjoyed your stay.
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$146 - $259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kent State University Hotel & Conference Center
Which popular attractions are close to Kent State University Hotel & Conference Center?
Nearby attractions include The Kent Stage (0.1 miles), Off The Wagon (0.1 miles), and Cracked Escape (0.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Kent State University Hotel & Conference Center?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Kent State University Hotel & Conference Center?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Kent State University Hotel & Conference Center?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Kent State University Hotel & Conference Center?
Yes, a parking garage and paid public parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Kent State University Hotel & Conference Center?
Conveniently located restaurants include Ray's Place, Fresco Mexican Grill & Salsa Bar, and Franklin Square Deli.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Kent State University Hotel & Conference Center?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Kent State University Hotel & Conference Center?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Kent State University Hotel & Conference Center offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Kent State University Hotel & Conference Center?
Many travelers enjoy visiting May 4th Visitor Center (0.4 miles) and Kent State University May 4 Visitors Center (0.7 miles).
Is Kent State University Hotel & Conference Center accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.