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Holiday Inn Express Kent State University

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Mechanicsville, Virginia
Reviewed 16 March 2015

In town for a job interview at Kent State. The school put us up at the HI Express. Very nice hotel. Very friendly staff. Clean, well appointed rooms. To top it off, they provide a free breakfast. Don't miss this place

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review about the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Kent State University! We value our guests and are happy when our they feel a sense of comfort. We look forward to your next stay with us.

Ohio
Reviewed 8 March 2015

I was displaced from my apartment in Kent and I was put up here for a week while the people worked on a mold issue (not a hotel but beware the University Edge apartments in Kent, major issues(water issues, mold, cheap structure.etc) !!!!) at my apartment. I moved in quite late and I learned I was upgraded by UE to...

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

Wow! Thank you so much such an awesome review! It is so rewarding to hear fantastic compliments about the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Kent State University from someone who was displaced from their regular home. Our staff takes great pride in our work and knowing that we had made your stay perfect is such an accomplishment. We wish you...

Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 22 February 2015

Arrived in town one day early due to weather for swim meet. Used points for our stay. We had the suite with the jacuzzi and it rocked. Used it before bed and in a m before check out. Breakfast was wonderful. Hot cereal cold cereal hot eggs and regular and turkey sausage. I appreciate they had healthy options. Disappointed. that...

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

Many thanks for taking the time to post your 5* Review about the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Kent State University. We are very glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we do hope to welcome you again soon.

Nanticoke, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 19 December 2014

We had a very short overnight stay at this hotel so I cannot provide a review of the entire property. The first thing you note is how scrupulously clean and fresh everything is. The bathroom had some very nice toiletries in the "nook" and frankly the shower was terrific! I would have liked more outlets but we made do. Internet...

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

We would like to thank you for your kind words about the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Kent Stat University. We are happy the staff and amenities are what you have come to expect. We hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 28 November 2014

I will say this is decent hotel. I had a clean room, a comfortable bed, a hot shower and a typical express breakfast. Staff were friendly. However there were things that just fell short. The room had a large table and two cushy chairs - not what a typical business traveler needs to set a computer and charge up a...

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HIEKentFrontDesk, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Kent State University, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review about your recent stay. We are extremely disappointed to hear of your dissatisfaction and to that I apologize profusely. It is our goal to make each guest experience positive and enjoyable. If at all possible, I would love to speak with you offline to discuss your experience further. I look...

Buffalo, New York, United States
Reviewed 12 November 2014

The pool heater was broken and the pool was locked. Went to our room the shower head was broken , went out to tour Kent asked the front desk for someone to fix the shower head. Said they would send someone up in 5 minutes. When we woke up the next day I went to shower but it still was...

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HIEKentFrontDesk, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Kent State University, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write us a review. We're sorry you were not satisfied with your stay. Your feedback is very important to us as it helps us improve our facilities and the guest services we offer. If you wish to further discuss the reasons for your dissatisfaction please don't hesitate to contact me directly. You can reach...

Maineville, Ohio
Reviewed 3 November 2014

We stayed here for a Friday and Saturday night. The staff was very helpful and friendly. The room was very clean. The breakfast was very good for this sort of breakfast and it was one of the few places I got juice that was not all watered down. There was coffee, tea and hot cocoa whenever we wanted it. Only...

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

We would like to thank you for your kind words about the Holiday Inn Express and Suites at Kent State University. We are glad that you enjoyed our Smart Start Breakfast. Our Smart Start Breakfast is one of the features travelers enjoy about our brand of hotels.. We hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 23 October 2014

We were pleasantly surprised by the facility. Initially concerned about the exterior condition, we were delighted by the interior renovation. Staff was friendly and room more than adequate, clean and decently appointed.

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

Thank you for your feedback about the Holiday Inn Express and Suites at Kent State University. We take our guest comments very seriously and always strive to provide a comfortable and friendly stay. We appreciate that you had an enjoyable experience while staying at our hotel. We will be looking forward to seeing you again. :)

Dayton, Ohio
Reviewed 14 October 2014

Other than the pillows, I love this place! Very helpful staff and nice clean facility. Nice breakfast and plenty of parking. I'll be sure to stay again. Forgot my Kindle and they took care of it and got it to me. Thanks!

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Kent State University. We are so happy you were pleased with our staff and your stay, I would like to let you know that we are in the process of replacing all of our pillows with brand new ones....

Guam, Mariana Islands
Reviewed 16 September 2014

Just a quick stop on a driving excursion around the midwest, this hotel was on the way and a good choice. A little pricey for a HI Express, but the staff were friendly and helpful and the location was safe and secure. Usual HIE breakfast bar, love the sausage patties, hate the omelettes.

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

Thank you for sharing your feedback regarding your stay with us at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Kent State University. Guest satisfaction is important to us and we try our hardest to make sure all of our guests have a rewarding experience at our hotel. We hope to see you again soon!

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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
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • 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: RM448 - RM607 (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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