Glidden House is close to the Art Museum, Botanical Gardens, and Case Western (it's probably the closest, cheapest option). I really enjoyed the setting and found the staff super friendly and helpful. Some previous reviews complained about the breakfast. I thought it was pretty good with plenty of protein options (boiled eggs, sausage, yogurt). They didn't have an omelet chef or anything like that, and options were a bit limited - but I only paid $169 a night (which isn't really enough to justify asking for a robust breakfast). That said, you could stuff yourself with good food at their small buffet.
The rooms and interior itself is well done and it was a welcome change from chain hotels with the same boring furniture. I felt like my room and bathroom were recently re-done as everything looked new. The temperature in the room was always pleasant, and the only complaint I had was I wish they had a small fridge in the room to store some food (particularly leftovers from eating in Little Italy, which is a short ten minute walk away). I did not eat at their restaurant, so cannot comment on it. But I did go to the Barking Spider Tavern just behind the hotel and it was great.
I would definitely stay here again next time I'm in Cleveland.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Glidden House Hotel in Cleveland Ohio is a stunning and beautiful historical mansion built in 1910; The Glidden House is a full-service boutique hotel conveniently located on the campus of Case Western Reserve University. Glidden House offers guests a rare mix, an opportunity to indulge in both historical luxury and modern convenience with easy access to all that Cleveland, Ohio has to offer. The friendly and experienced staff strives daily to make your stay memorable and comfortable; it's much like staying with friends! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Glidden House Hotel Cleveland
- Glidden Hotel Cleveland
- Glidden House Cleveland, Ohio