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Holiday Inn Express Kent State University

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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We were pleasantly surprised by the facility. Initially concerned about the exterior condition, we were delighted by the interior renovation. Staff was friendly and room more than adequate, clean and decently appointed.

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

Thank you for your feedback about the Holiday Inn Express and Suites at Kent State University. We take our guest comments very seriously and always strive to provide a comfortable and friendly stay. We appreciate that you had an enjoyable experience while staying at our hotel. We will be looking forward to seeing you again. :) More 

Dayton, Ohio
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78 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

Other than the pillows, I love this place! Very helpful staff and nice clean facility. Nice breakfast and plenty of parking. I'll be sure to stay again. Forgot my Kindle and they took care of it and got it to me. Thanks!

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Kent State University. We are so happy you were pleased with our staff and your stay, I would like to let you know that we are in the process of replacing all of our pillows with brand new ones.... More 

Guam, Mariana Islands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Just a quick stop on a driving excursion around the midwest, this hotel was on the way and a good choice. A little pricey for a HI Express, but the staff were friendly and helpful and the location was safe and secure. Usual HIE breakfast bar, love the sausage patties, hate the omelettes.

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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 at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Kent State University. 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 

Wallops Island, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Nice average hotel it was very clean which was a big plus, but they were not very organized. They had lost our reservation in a matter of a few hours after telling us that we had the reservation. Need a little more options for breakfast think they need to add some fruit :)

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

Thank you for the feedback of your recent stay with us. The management team will address the issues you raised immediately. It is important that we use this critique for improving the services we provide. Rest assured that your comments will be reviewed by our team and we will take actions accordingly. More 

Janesville WI
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37 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I was very pleased with my stay at the Holiday Inn Express Kent State University. Staff was friendly, and the entire facility was impeccably clean. My room was so clean I felt like I was the first one ever in there. The breakfast is typical of other Holiday Inns I have stayed--all good food. The person taking care of the... 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 fantastic review! All of the different aspects you mentioned are reasons we are currently ranked the #1 in the Kent area on Tripadviosr and it is guests like yourself that help us maintain that ranking. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I chose Holiday In Express Kent State University because it is close to the KSU campus that I intended to revisit 28 years after my graduation. The man at the front desk (evening of August 8, 2014) was very friendly and helpful, telling me about the changes happened in the area and giving me a lot of good advice for... 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. All of us that work here are pretty amazed at the transformation that has taken place in the city of Kent over the past few years. We are glad that we were able to provide a positive experience for you while you were adventuring around the city. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

My daughter and I stayed here in late July making a college visit to Kent State Univ., from Maryland. Jasmine at the front desk upgraded our room at no cost and invited us to sign up for the IHG rewards program. Lovely, clean room with small kitchen area! Wonderful breakfast next day and all set for Kent. Car wouldn't start.... More 

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

Thank you for the feedback of your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites in Kent Ohio. Please accept our sincere gratitude for the review that you provided. It is important that we use this critique in order to improve our services. We will be sure to let Jasmine, Sheila, and Adam know that you appreciated their efforts... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I stayed at this hotel recently because of its proximity to the hospital where my sister was a patient. I made same day reservations on-line for one person, and then found out my other sister would be joining me later that night, and that we would probably stay for another night. My room was not available for both nights so... More 

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

Thank you for the feedback of your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites in Kent Ohio. We appreciate your kind words. More 

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24 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This hotel was clean and the rooms good size. Staff friendly and helpful. Spent 3 nights to attend a family reunion nearby. On the way to Kent and home again we stayed in several chains. It did have secure wi-fi and that was the only hotel only our way that did have a password. That was an absolute plus to... 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 words! We look forward to your next stay with us! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

Superb facility and staff We had 8 laptop three tablets and 7 smartphones using their WiFi and no delays or bobbles. The staff was extremely attentive and helpfum. I will use this facility again and again!!!

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. I am glad you found the staff excellent, friendly and accommodating. Please come back soon, we will be delighted to take care of you again and next time you are in town. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center 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 Dr, Kent, OH 44240-8205
Location: United States > Ohio > Kent
Price Range: $113 - $170 (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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Holiday Inn Kent
Kent Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn Express Kent State University Ohio
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