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Overview of Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kent State University, an IHG Hotel

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Indoor pool
Indoor pool
Indoor pool
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free cribs/infant beds

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kent State University, an IHG Hotel

2.5 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationAkron Children's Hospital14 min drive
    AirportAkron, OH (CAK-Akron-Canton)24 min drive
    Popular LocationCuyahoga Valley National Park26 min drive
    Popular LocationBlossom Music Center32 min drive

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Suite, Accessible (Mobil Roll Shwr)

No guest room rating
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed OR 1 Queen Bed

Standard Room

4.8/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed OR 1 Queen Bed

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Mobil Tub)

3.8/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Accessible (Mobil Tub)

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

Suite, 1 King Bed, Jetted Tub

No guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Standard Room, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed

5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed

Standard Room, 1 King Bed (Extra Floor Space)

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

4.8/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Queen Beds

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Standard Room, Multiple Beds

5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Queen Beds and 1 Double Sofa Bed

About this area

Kent

Located in Kent, Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kent State University, an IHG Hotel is in a rural area. Birdie Shack Putt-R-Golf and Roses Run Country Club are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Tinker's Creek State Park and Cuyahoga River. Derby Downs and ZipCity are also worth visiting. Guests appreciate the hotel's central location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Kent State University Museum - 6 min drive
  • Kent State University - 11 min drive
  • Akron Children's Hospital - 14 min drive
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park - 26 min drive
  • Blossom Music Center - 32 min drive

Getting around

  • Akron-Canton Airport (CAK) - 24 min drive

Restaurants

  • Mike's Place — 4 min drive
  • Starbucks — 6 min drive
  • Rosie's Rations — 7 min drive
  • Five Guys — 7 min drive
  • Dave's Cosmic Subs — 7 min drive

About this property

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kent State University, an IHG Hotel

Hotel in Kent with free breakfast and indoor pool
Along with an indoor pool, this smoke-free hotel has a fitness center and a 24-hour business center. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a meeting room, laundry facilities, and a 24-hour front desk. All 74 rooms provide conveniences like microwaves and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Free newspapers, free local calls, and hair dryers are among the other amenities that guests will find.
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kent State University, an IHG Hotel offers 74 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary newspapers. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room microwaves and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include showers and hair dryers.

This Kent hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool and a fitness center.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Indoor pool

Family friendly

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Mini-fridge
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Computer station
  • Conference space (300 square feet)
  • Meeting room

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer
  • Shower

Entertainment

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Mini-fridge

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 3:30 AM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.0 per night
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Holiday Inn Express Hotel Kent State University
Holiday Inn Express Hotel State University
Holiday Inn Express Hotel Suites Kent State University
Inn Express State University
Holiday Inn Express Hotel Suites Kent State University

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4.4
Excellent
Rating 5 - Excellent. 276 out of 470 reviews
5 - Excellent 59%
Rating 4 - Good. 148 out of 470 reviews
4 - Good 31%
Rating 3 - Okay. 31 out of 470 reviews
3 - Okay 7%
Rating 2 - Poor. 10 out of 470 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 5 out of 470 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.5/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The staff was very friendly
Stayed 2 nights in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness
I paid extra for a room with a whirlpool bath and the handles were loose, the jets were really weak, and the knob to adjust the jet strength didn't work at all. Other than that, the room was nice. I just wish I hadn't paid the extra for a tub that didn't work well.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

4/5 Good

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We have stayed here twice now and plan to do so again. The place is very clean, staff friendly and rooms large.
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2021