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4.7 out of 5

"Check in was amazing. There was a local fest and he dressed foe the part! Over and beyond for the costume and friendliness " More

By a verified traveler on Sat 24 Jul 2021

Hotel Description

3.5-star hotel perfect for exploring Kent

Heart of Kent

With a stay at this Kent hotel, you'll be steps from The Kent Stage and a 5-minute walk from Kent State University. Cuyahoga River and Kent State University Museum are also within half a mile (1 km).

Business services

This hotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. There's a 24-hour fitness center on site, and laundry facilities and concierge services are also offered.

Free WiFi, iPod docks

Offering conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, the 94 guestrooms also have free WiFi and iPod docks. Other amenities include LED TVs, room service, and coffee/tea makers.

Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$139* Per night/room Oct 19 - Oct 20

Executive Suite

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Executive Room, Accessible

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 2 Queen Beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 2 Queen Beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center ratings based on 21 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.7 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center

Everyone (13) Couples (1) Family (5)
5 out of 5
Check in was amazing. There was a local fest and he dressed foe the part! Over and beyond for the costume and friendliness

Posted by on Jul 24, 2021

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Jul 24, 2021 by Tom

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for staying with us. You happened to be staying at the hotel during Wizarding Weekend at Kent. McKae was the front desk agent that you encountered. He went all out for the fest. We are glad you appreciated it. Hope to see you again.

5 out of 5
All was great! Not too much time spent in hotel, but everyone friendly and helpful.

Posted by on Mar 29, 2021

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Mar 29, 2021 by Tom

Dear Anonymous, We are so happy that "all was great". We are glad that everyone was friendly and helpful during your stay. Hopefully you spent most of your time with friends and family. Hope to see you again soon.

5 out of 5

Posted by on Feb 13, 2021

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Feb 25, 2021 by Tom

Thank you for choosing the Kent State Hotel during your visit to the area. Hopefully, you will be back again the next time you are in the area.

5 out of 5

Posted by on Feb 4, 2021

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Feb 15, 2021 by Tom

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for choosing the Kent State Hotel and Conference Center during your visit to the area. Hope you stop again in the very near future.

5 out of 5

Posted by on Nov 3, 2020

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Nov 4, 2020 by Tom

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for choosing the Kent State Hotel during your visit to the Kent area. We appreciate you taking the time to respond to the survey. And of course, we hope to see you again very soon.

5 out of 5
Pleasant and very helpful front desk staff.

Posted by on Sep 8, 2020

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Sep 11, 2020 by Tom

Thank you for choosing Kent Hotel and Conference Center during your visit to Kent. We are so happy to hear that you found our front desk staff both pleasant and helpful. Please stop again when you are passing through.

5 out of 5

Posted by on Aug 24, 2020

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Aug 26, 2020 by Tom

Thank you so much for staying with Kent State Hotel and Conference Center. We love seeing guests that had a great stay.

5 out of 5
The staff was extremely helpful and nice. I wish the kitchen stayed open later but they were very busy down there and there was a wedding there the next day.

Posted by on Feb 18, 2020

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Feb 18, 2020 by Thomas

We appreciate the kind words and are pleased to see you enjoyed your stay. We hope you get the chance to try our restaurant on your next visit.

5 out of 5
Proximity to The Kent Stage, my concert venue for an Asleep at the Wheel show.

Posted by on Nov 5, 2019

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Nov 5, 2019 by Thomas

Thank you for taking time to review our hotel and for giving us a 5 star rating! So many guests enjoy our location for its' proximity to Kent State University and to Kent Stage. We hope to see you again in the near future. Safe travels!

4 out of 5
I liked the proximity to an event I was attending on Sunday night. It was in walking distance. What was disappointing was their were stains on my bed sheet and the floor in the bathroom had some "stuff on it". The exterior of the hotel looks great, the lobby also very impressive , but once I got into the room, it was a letdown. I have a reservation to stay their again on 12/11/19 however I am rethinking that as I complete this feedback.

Posted by on Sep 30, 2019

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Sep 30, 2019 by Thomas

Thank you for taking time to share your feedback. We are happy to see you found our hotel to be conveniently located. Your comments regarding room cleanliness are taken very seriously. We are sorry for what you encountered. This is not a typical guest experience and we hope you give us another chance to regain your business.

About the Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center

Location 215 S. Depeyster Street, Kent, OH 44240

Property Features

Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center offers its guests an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a 24-hour fitness center. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. You'll find a 24-hour business center on site. Event space at this hotel measures 5000 square feet (465 square meters) and includes a conference center. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and concierge services are also featured at the business-friendly Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center. Parking is available for a fee. This 3.5-star Kent hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 94 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 5000 sq ft of conference space
  • 465 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 2013
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Deli
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Convenience store
  • Terrace
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center offers 94 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and complimentary newspapers. LED televisions are featured in guestrooms. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LED television
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 10:30 AM.

Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center has a restaurant on site.

Nineteen10 Lounge - This lobby lounge serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a 24-hour fitness center.

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
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.0 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets: USD 75.00 per pet, per night
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

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 Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. 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. 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; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • 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 is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 50 for adults, USD 10 and USD 50 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 10.00 per day
  • Nearby parking fee: USD 10.00 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 75.00 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.0 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Hotel Kent
  • Kent Hotel
  • Kent State Hotel
  • Kent State University Hotel
  • Kent University Hotel
  • Kent State University Hotel & Conference Center Ohio
  • State University Hotel
  • Kent State University Hotel Conference Center
  • Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center Kent
  • Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center Hotel
  • Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center Hotel Kent

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.