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Holiday Inn Express Kent State University

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

After being told by Holiday Inn's reservation line (somewhere in India) that they would give a discount to veterans I was very happy to give them my business. When checking out our bill was different than was quoted, granted it was only a few dollars but that was not the point. When I asked the desk manager about it and...

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

Derreck W, Thank you for your candid review. We apologize that your recent stay did not meet your expectations. I appreciate your comments and will discuss this with our management team so that we can the best possible experience for all our guests. We do hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back in the future, so that we...

Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Very comfortable, clean, and friendly staff! Breakfast was great too! Pool and gym are in excellent condition. Close to downtown Kent and minutes from the University! The stay here is never a disappointment and we usually travel with about 60 + people in our group!

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

jcole7c63, Thank you so much for your review of the Holiday Inn Express and Suites at Kent State University.  I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Sincerely, Royce Guest Experience Champion

Charleston, SC
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed here while in town for family and hotel was very nice and clean and the staff was amazing. We were given excellent directions to a nearby Park and a room upgrade. Breakfast buffet was good as well and our room was really nice. Highly recommend this hotel. Andy at the front desk was very helpful!

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

KeithnAlly, Thank you so much for your review of the Holiday Inn Express and Suites at Kent State University. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Guest Satisfaction is something our entire staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. I will pass your kind words about Andy to him. Again thank you very much we...

Huntington, Indiana
Reviewed 5 May 2016

There isn't enough room to say all the good there is at this Hotel!! Adam Young is the name that stands out above all! What a nice, polite, kind and oh my....remembers every detail!! I was so impressed this this entire facility! EVERYONE we encountered was polite and accommodating! It will definitely be on the return list!

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

LORIACO, Thank you so much for your review of the Holiday Inn Express and Suites at Kent State University. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. I am so glad to hear that you had a good experience while staying here. I will pass your kind words about Adam onto him. We look forward to seeing you again...

Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 19 April 2016

This is my go to hotel on the east end of the Akron suburbs. Love it here, the people remember me and make me feel like this is my 2nd home. The breakfast ladies are the best! See you guys again in June.

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

Ryan M, Thank you so much for your review of the Holiday Inn Express and Suites at Kent State University. We are so pleased that you chose to stay with us and that you thoroughly enjoyed your visit. We take great pride in providing our guests with the best accommodations and service. Thank you once again for your fantastic comments. We...

Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Stayed 2 nights at Holiday Inn Express while visiting my daughter at Kent State. Hotel is very convenient to the college and the highway. Quite hotel, comfortable beds and pillows! Breakfast is ok. Will definitely stay again!

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

jagarof, Thank you so much for your review of our the Holiday Inn Express and Suites at Kent State University. We are so happy that you chose to stay at our location and that you enjoyed your visit. Your kind comments regarding our accommodations is very much appreciated. Thank you once again for your fantastic review. We look forward to welcoming...

Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Very nice and personable staff. Clean room and comfortable although worked all night and didn't get to sleep much on nice bed..Will visit again, hopefully for fun this time! Close to Kent State--easy in and out...

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

Linette P, Thank you so much for your review of the Holiday Inn Express and Suites at Kent State University. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Sincerely, Royce Guest Experience Champion

Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

I am a Graduate of Kent State University 2002. Three old College buddies, their kids, ( teenagers, one boy & one girl) and I all got together for a week of fun , old & new memories. We stayed here at the Holiday Inn Express. We were treated warmly, welcoming and enjoyed our stay. The rooms were just what we...

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

Leroy B, Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. With Regards, Royce Guest Experience Champion

Dayton, Ohio
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed overnight when visiting Kent to see David Cook play at the Kent Stage. The hotel was everything it needed to be: clean, friendly, and affordable. The free breakfast was good, not great. Would return and would recommend. David Cook and crew may or may not have stayed there too.

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

Brian A, Thank you so much for your review of the Holiday Inn Express and Suites at Kent State University. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. If you have any suggestions on what we could offer in order to improve our Express Smart Start...

Winchendon, Massachusetts
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed here while traveling on business. I ask for a quiet room and they were very accommodating . The guys on the front desk were extremely helpful and had wonderful advice as to where to eat!! I would highly recommend this hotel to anyone. Friendly staff, exceptionally clean, easy access to the hotel and QUIET!!

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

Mary M, Thank you so much for your review of the Holiday Inn Express and Suites at Kent State University. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Sincerely, Royce Guest Experience Champion

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre 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
Region: United States > Ohio > Kent
Price Range: $144 - $194 (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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