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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Kent University Area

1215 Sanctuary View Dr, Kent, OH 44240 US near Exit 33 on I-76 (~0.3mi)
View Map Reservations: +1-800-760-7718
2.5 Star Property In a rural location
IHG launches IHG Way of Clean program: Reduced contact at check-in / reception services; Visible verification of sanitized items in guest rooms; Additional deep cleaning of high touch surfaces, social distancing in public spaces; New standards and service approach to buffets, banquets, room-service and catering.
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01/18/2022 - 01/19/2022
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Verified Reviews of Holiday Inn Express & Suites Kent University Area

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"I asked got a refund bc of COVID snd wouldn’t redeem my one night stay."
Overall Score1.0/ 5
I asked for a refund .over 72 hours in advance bc of COVID exposure and they would not REFUND me.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
11-Aug-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Sun Aug 08 to Mon Aug 09 2021 at a $173.99 average nightly rate.
"Room was clean, hotel was quite. everyone friendly."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Four
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
15-Apr-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Tue Apr 13 to Wed Apr 14 2021 at a $117.99 average nightly rate.
"Very nice staff, great room, decent hot breakfast!"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
The title says it all.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
18-Nov-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Nov 14 to Sun Nov 17 2019 at a $114.33 average nightly rate.
"Excellent"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Excellent service. Excellent continental breakfast. Could not ask for more. Maybe a winning lotto ticket.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
02-Jun-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Mon May 27 to Wed May 29 2019 at a $88.56 average nightly rate.
"Clean and friendly staff."
Overall Score5.0/ 5
We had a nice stay.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
29-Apr-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Apr 26 to Sat Apr 27 2019 at a $139.00 average nightly rate.

Summary of Verified Reviews

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Summary of 203 verified reviews

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Rated 91/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Excellent highway hotel. Great rooms and fantastic service."

Location

94/100
12 reviews

"Great location."

Cleanliness

92/100
34 reviews

"Clean hotel facilities. Clean rooms."

Service

90/100
45 reviews

"Friendly service and great reception."

Comfort

90/100
21 reviews

"Great sized rooms, very comfortable with wonderful beds."

Room

88/100
34 reviews

"Beautiful bathrooms and comfortable beds in large, clean rooms."

Vibe

68/100
5 reviews

"Decent vibe. Good highway hotel."

Breakfast

66/100
20 reviews

"Breakfast is average."

Rated 88/100 based on reviews from families.

"Great location. Friendly service."

Cleanliness

93/100
11 reviews

"Clean hotel facilities."

Service

89/100
12 reviews

"Friendly service."

Room

84/100
10 reviews

"Great room."

Breakfast

64/100
8 reviews

"Breakfast is average."

Rated 84/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Comfortable beds. Very comfortable."

Service

89/100
5 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Comfort

87/100
5 reviews

"Very comfortable."

Room

83/100
5 reviews

"Great room."

Rated 86/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Excellent highway hotel. Great rooms and fantastic service."

Location

94/100
12 reviews

"Great location."

Cleanliness

92/100
34 reviews

"Clean hotel facilities. Clean rooms."

Comfort

90/100
21 reviews

"Great sized rooms, very comfortable with wonderful beds."

Service

90/100
45 reviews

"Friendly service and great reception."

Room

88/100
34 reviews

"Beautiful bathrooms and comfortable beds in large, clean rooms."

Vibe

68/100
5 reviews

"Decent vibe."

Breakfast

66/100
20 reviews

"Breakfast is average."

Rated 85/100 based on reviews from families.

"Great location. Friendly service."

Cleanliness

93/100
11 reviews

"Clean hotel facilities."

Service

89/100
12 reviews

"Friendly service."

Room

84/100
10 reviews

"Great room."

Breakfast

64/100
8 reviews

"Breakfast is average."

Rated 83/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Comfortable beds. Very comfortable."

Service

89/100
5 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Comfort

87/100
5 reviews

"Very comfortable."

Room

83/100
5 reviews

"Great room."

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Property Description

Located in Kent, Holiday Inn Express & Suites Kent - University Area is in a rural location, a 3-minute drive from Kent State University and 6 minutes from Cuyahoga River. This hotel is 11 mi (17.7 km) from University of Akron and 11.7 mi (18.9 km) from Akron Civic Theater.

A complimentary buffet breakfast is included.

Make yourself at home in one of the 74 air-conditioned rooms featuring microwaves and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have showers and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and desks, as well as phones with free local calls.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Kent State University - 3.1 km / 1.9 mi
Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center - 5.4 km / 3.4 mi
Kent State University Museum - 6 km / 3.7 mi
Dix Stadium - 6.1 km / 3.8 mi
Cuyahoga River - 6.2 km / 3.8 mi
The Kent Stage - 6.6 km / 4.1 mi
May 4th Visitor Center - 7.3 km / 4.5 mi
Tallmadge Church Historic Site - 8.5 km / 5.3 mi
Birdie Shack Putt-R-Golf - 8.9 km / 5.5 mi
Roses Run Country Club - 10.7 km / 6.7 mi
Wingfoot Lake State Park - 11.5 km / 7.1 mi
Chapel Hill Mall - 11.7 km / 7.3 mi
Cuyahoga Falls Riverfront Center - 12.9 km / 8 mi
Falls River Square - 13.2 km / 8.2 mi
Mary Campbell Cave - 14.6 km / 9.1 mi

The nearest airports are:
Akron-Canton Airport (CAK) - 34.9 km / 21.7 mi
Akron, OH (AKC-Akron Fulton Intl.) - 14.6 km / 9.1 mi

The preferred airport for Holiday Inn Express & Suites Kent - University Area is Akron-Canton Airport (CAK).

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and a 24-hour front desk. Planning an event in Kent? This hotel has facilities measuring 300 square feet (27 square meters), including a meeting room. Free self parking is available onsite.

Be sure to enjoy recreational amenities including an indoor pool and a fitness center.

Amenities / Features

  • Check In: 3:00 PM
  • Check Out: 11:00 AM
  • Minimum age of oldest guest: 18
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Free breakfast
  • Number of meeting rooms - 1
  • Conference space size (meters) - 27
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Number of indoor pools - 1
  • In-room accessibility
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Smoke-free property
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Total number of rooms - 74
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Professional property host/manager
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Roll-in shower
  • Laundry facilities
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Elevator
  • Free self parking
  • Fitness facilities
  • Conference space
  • Computer station
  • Conference space size (feet) - 300
  • 24-hour business center

Airport & Shuttle Information

We are 30 minutes from the Akron/Canton Airport. We do not have shuttle transportation but do offer taxi numbers. We are 40 minutes from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Pets not allowed

Misc Fees / Policies

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.

  • 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 advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning.
  • Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.
  • Contactless check-out is available.
  • Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.
  • This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG).
  • This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Cleaning Policies

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Gloves are available to guests

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Social distancing measures are in place

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning

Cashless transactions are available

Masks are compulsory at the property

Contactless food service / room service is available

Reservation might be required for some facilities onsite

Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Clean Promise (IHG)

Essential workers only - NO

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

About Holiday Inn Express

  • Free Express Start Breakfast Bar offering eggs, omelets, bacon and sausage, and their signature cinnamon rolls just to name a few
  • Have their own 100% Arabica Smart Roast Coffee
  • Free high-speed internet service in every room
  • eHost Online Concierge Service where guests can learn about hotel amenities, major airlines nearby, up-to-date local weather and even car rental services
  • Perfect for the business traveler on the go, Holiday Inn Express offers 24/7 fax & photocopy services
  • Unlimited free local and toll-free calls

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