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The historic Glidden House is located in the center of Cleveland's cultural district and adjacent to the Cleveland Botanical Garden. Case Western Reserve University is within a half-mile.

Fresh-baked pastries

A complimentary hot and cold buffet breakfast with fresh-baked pastries is offered daily.

42-inch plasma TVs

Guestrooms feature 42-inch plasma TVs with HBO and complimentary wireless Internet access. Beds are triple-sheeted and have down duvets. Bathrooms have granite counters and Gilchrist & Soames toiletries.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Situated on the campus of Case Western Reserve University, in the University Circle district, the Glidden House was built in 1910, in French Gothic style, by an heir to the Glidden Paint Company fortune. Today the mansion displays beautifully preserved features such as hand-carved woodwork and intricate plaster ceilings, along with modern design elements.

The hotel serves a hot and cold buffet breakfast each morning. The lobby bar, Palette, serves evening tapas and cocktails.

The landscaped garden patio with gazebo and umbrella tables offers a relaxing retreat. Free self parking is available, and guests receive discounted passes to a nearby fitness center on campus. Wireless Internet access is complimentary in public areas.

The hotel is smoke-free.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Year Built 1910 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Business center 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Total number of rooms - 60 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free self parking 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 279 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 3000 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Smoke-free property 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Plasma TV 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Free local calls 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Phone 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

The hotel serves a daily complimentary hot and cold buffet breakfast with fresh-baked croissants, bagels, and pastries; hard-boiled eggs wrapped in Canadian bacon; fresh fruit; yogurt; cereal; coffee; and juice.

Palette - Lobby bar. Cocktails, tapas. Open evenings, Friday-Saturday.

Room service - Late morning to late evening.

Nearby Things to Do

The Cleveland Botanical Gardens, with Japanese, rose, herb, woodland, and perennial gardens, among others, is a great place to stroll and take in the sights.

The 18-hole Highland Park Golf Course is eight miles away.

Guest discounts to a campus fitness center are provided at the front desk.

The recreational activities listed below are available on site or nearby; fees may apply.


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 17 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.00 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.


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

We should mention

Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. 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.

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