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Beautiful Historic home in the ❤️ of Kent - 1 mile from KSU
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5/5Exceptional! (21 reviews)
Good value

"Great location and despite being on a somewhat busy street it was overall very quiet. Older house with matching charm and quirks. Newer bathrooms which is great. Mostly complete kitchen. We were glad to have some kitchen supplies from previous guests remain in the house."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 31, 2020

Beautiful Historic home in the ❤️ of Kent - 1 mile from KSU
Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center
3.5 out of 5
1.5 km from Kent State University
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $127 per night from Jan 25 to Jan 26
4.5/5Wonderful! (877 reviews)

"Overall excellent experience especially in these unprecedented times of pandemic."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 10, 2020

Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kent State University
2.5 out of 5
4.1 km from Kent State University
Free cancellation
The price is CA $115 per night from Feb 14 to Feb 15
4.4/5Wonderful! (456 reviews)

"One of the best hotel stays that my family has had in the last 3 months. The staff was always courteous, smiling, happy and provided the extra amenities we needed for our stay. Thanks so much for the pleasant experience at this Holiday Inn hotel!!!"…"

Reviewed on Dec. 28, 2020

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kent State University
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Comfort Inn & Suites Kent - University Area
2 out of 5
4.2 km from Kent State University
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $106 per night from Jan 17 to Jan 18
3.8/5Good! (528 reviews)
Awesome!

"The room is very clean and staff are friendly. An excellent place to stay with affordable price."…"

Reviewed on May 31, 2020

Comfort Inn & Suites Kent - University Area
Hampton Inn Akron/Kent Area
2.5 out of 5
4.3 km from Kent State University
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $99 per night from Jan 19 to Jan 20
4.4/5Excellent! (400 reviews)

"Sunday was so good to us!! I’m an amputee we called ahead of time to make sure my service dog was welcome. Not only did she say yes she was she made sure we had the perfect room closest to the entrance with an ADA shower. Pulling into the parking lot we met Sunday on her way out. She said hello to ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 24, 2020

Hampton Inn Akron/Kent Area
Days Inn by Wyndham Kent - Akron
2 out of 5
4.2 km from Kent State University
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $54 per night from Jan 27 to Jan 28
3.3/5 (830 reviews)

"Property is nice and welcoming! Rooms are comfortable!"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 16, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Kent - Akron
Super 8 by Wyndham Kent/Akron Area
2 out of 5
4.2 km from Kent State University
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $64 per night from Jan 21 to Jan 22
3/5 (657 reviews)

"No question, an excellent deal. Clean, quiet, safe. On the edge of Akron, no shady "diversity types" lurking around the parking lot/lobby. Have stayed here several times before, and hope to visit again. Everything I needed."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 20, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Kent/Akron Area
Econo Lodge Kent
2 out of 5
4.3 km from Kent State University
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $61 per night from Jan 17 to Jan 18
3/5 (420 reviews)

"Love the pool and price..nice and quite. Good location"…"

Reviewed on Nov. 20, 2020

Econo Lodge Kent
Rocking Horse Inn
2.5 out of 5
10 km from Kent State University
The price is CA $139 per night from Jan 22 to Jan 23
4.6/5Exceptional! (100 reviews)

"The owner was very courteous and friendly, which made our stay just absolutely wonderful. We will definitely stay here again!"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 16, 2020

Rocking Horse Inn
Luxury 2 Bedroom, Hidden gem
14 km from Kent State University
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Luxury 2 Bedroom, Hidden gem
Countryside Campground
1 out of 5
9.5 km from Kent State University
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4.5/5Wonderful! (10 reviews)
Shed with beds

"This worked for what we wanted to do. We did crack up because it’s literally a shed with beds and electric ran to it. Also we didn’t know to bring our own pillow and blankets so we had to go to Walmart. But the campground is adorable. If we had an RV it would be a nice place to stay. If you are going ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun. 26, 2018

Countryside Campground
Motel 6 Streetsboro, OH
2 out of 5
10 km from Kent State University
Free cancellation
The price is CA $57 per night from Jan 25 to Jan 26
3.6/5Good! (801 reviews)

"Easy access to highways.Pets can stay without hassle"…"

Reviewed on Jan. 6, 2021

Motel 6 Streetsboro, OH
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Cleveland-Streetsboro
2.5 out of 5
10 km from Kent State University
Free cancellation
The price is CA $71 per night from Feb 5 to Feb 6
4/5Very Good! (355 reviews)

"Contactless check in much appreciated. Clean and comfortable room. Would stay there again."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 20, 2020

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Cleveland-Streetsboro
Towneplace Suites By Marriott Streetsboro
2.5 out of 5
12 km from Kent State University
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $75 per night from Jan 22 to Jan 23
4.4/5Excellent! (137 reviews)
Got a switch on rooms, not notified until we arrived

"I signed up for a one bedroom suite - with the description noting a separate bedroom, with a door. We arrived and advised none were available, and given a general suite. While not horrible, I am very dissatisfied with my first experience with VRBO being a switch without notification. I take medications ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 28, 2020

Towneplace Suites By Marriott Streetsboro
Sheraton Suites Akron Cuyahoga Falls
3.5 out of 5
15 km from Kent State University
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $166 per night from Jan 22 to Jan 23
4.4/5Wonderful! (626 reviews)

"Beautiful view of the river. The rooms are very spacious and clean. Our only complaint which really is not that big of a deal was that the pillows were not the most comfortable, and our room only had one heating vent which made the room a little chilly. Really enjoyed our stay!"…"

Reviewed on Jan. 4, 2021

Sheraton Suites Akron Cuyahoga Falls
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Cleveland Streetsboro
2.5 out of 5
12 km from Kent State University
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $73 per night from Jan 16 to Jan 17
4.2/5Very Good! (272 reviews)

"It was a quick, last minute booking. Felt very comfortable and safe with how they were handling Covid."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 9, 2020

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Cleveland Streetsboro
Wingate by Wyndham Streetsboro/Cleveland Southeast
2.5 out of 5
11 km from Kent State University
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $56 per night from Jan 22 to Jan 23
3.7/5Good! (1,000 reviews)
Not bad could use some extra TLC

"Service staff were wonderful from front desk to housekeeping. Bathroom fixtures need to be soaked with vinegar to get rid of calcium buildup, especially the shower head. Overall though the room was what we needed. Area outside was a bit rough. It was convenient to all of our needs."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 10, 2020

Wingate by Wyndham Streetsboro/Cleveland Southeast
Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott Akron Stow
2.5 out of 5
15 km from Kent State University
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $95 per night from Jan 22 to Jan 23
4.6/5Exceptional! (233 reviews)

"Close to Akron, and easy access to Highway on the East Side of Cleveland. Close to restaurant choices"…"

Reviewed on Jan. 9, 2021

Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott Akron Stow
Quality Inn
2.5 out of 5
10 km from Kent State University
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $69 per night from Jan 17 to Jan 18
4/5Very Good! (227 reviews)
Postcard buying trip

"Safe, modern hotel. One towel had toothpaste on it. Room comfortable. Big tv."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 26, 2020

Quality Inn
Comfort Inn & Suites Streetsboro - Kent
2.5 out of 5
10 km from Kent State University
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $91 per night from Jan 16 to Jan 17
3.8/5Good! (163 reviews)

"Clean rooms Friendly staff and very accommodating Easy check in"…"

Reviewed on Dec. 9, 2020

Comfort Inn & Suites Streetsboro - Kent
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Kent State University is located in a family-friendly area of Kent known for its beautiful waterfalls. Kent is home to 8 hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something with the amenities you're looking for.

Things to See and Do Near Kent State University

Now that you've visited Kent State University, you can explore the sights and attractions within a couple miles of the area.

You'll want to browse the exhibits at May 4th Visitor Center and Kent State University Museum. If you're looking for something to do, plan a visit to Dix Stadium, Birdie Shack Putt-R-Golf, and Roses Run Country Club while you're in the area.

The Kent Stage and Herrick Fen Nature Preserve are both worth a visit while you're checking out the area. Viking Vineyard and Winery is also located 4.9 mi (7.9 km) from Kent State University, and Tallmadge Church Historic Site is 6 mi (9.7 km) away.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around Kent State University?
Kent State University is located in a family-friendly area of Kent known for its beautiful waterfalls. You’ll find 8 hotels and other accommodations within a few miles for a convenient home base.
What's the best place to stay near Kent State University?
Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3.5-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. It’s located just a short 0.8 mi (1.2 km) from Kent State University. Other good options within 5 miles include Hampton Inn Akron/Kent Area and Days Inn by Wyndham Kent - Akron.
How many hotels can I expect to find close to Kent State University?
Expedia has 8 hotels and other accommodations a few miles from Kent State University.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near Kent State University, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel room reservations are refundable if you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If your reservation is non-refundable, you may still be able to cancel and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to get the best deals near Kent State University.
What can I see and do near Kent State University?
Attractions like The Kent Stage and Kent State University Museum highlight the local culture. If you’re looking for something to do, plan a visit to Dix Stadium, Birdie Shack Putt-R-Golf, and Roses Run Country Club while you’re in the area. May 4th Visitor Center, Herrick Fen Nature Preserve, and Viking Vineyard and Winery are a few additional nearby sights.

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