Hotels in Kent, Ohio

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Kent overview

Kent is a budget-friendly place distinct for its sports and known for its waterparks and college atmosphere. You'll enjoy the ample coffee and bar options, along with outdoor areas for running and walking. Take in some local culture at popular places like Akron Art Museum and Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens. Make some time to see popular sights such as Kent State University and Firestone Country Club. Kent is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in Kent

With a wide assortment of lodging choices to choose from, Kent has options to suit everyone's style. There are 155 hotels in the Kent area and you can shop as many as 24 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 25%.
  • • 47 2-star hotels with an average price of $40 per night
  • • 85 3-star hotels with an average price of $75 per night
  • • 19 4-star hotels with an average price of $99 per night

Here are the top hotels based on 20353 user reviews of Kent hotels:
  • • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kent State University (Kent)
  • • Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center (Kent)
  • • Hampton Inn Kent-Akron Area (Kent)
  • • Comfort Inn And Suites Kent (Kent)
  • • Super 8 Kent Akron Area (Kent)

How to get to Kent

Fly in to Akron, OH (CAK-Akron-Canton), 16 mi (25.8 km) from downtown Kent. Cleveland, OH (CLE-Hopkins Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 32 mi (51.4 km) away.

What to see around Kent

Outdoorsy fun is on hand like football and running, along with attractions such as:
  • • Dix Stadium
  • • Birdie Shack Putt-R-Golf
  • • Derby Downs
  • • InfoCision Stadium
  • • Canal Park
Known for its waterparks, the area has sights especially popular with families like:
  • • Akron Zoo
  • • Clear Water Park
  • • Fun 'n' Stuff
  • • Geauga Lake's Wildwater Kingdom
  • • Harry London Chocolate Factory
For those looking for a souvenir or simply window-shopping, here are some favorite shopping areas to visit:
  • • Chapel Hill Mall
  • • First and Main Hudson
  • • Hartville Marketplace & Flea Market
  • • Aurora Farms Premium Outlets
  • • Shisler's Cheese House
Enjoy the university setting or the collegiate vibe around the area of:
  • • Kent State University
  • • University of Akron
  • • F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm
  • • Walsh University
  • • University of Mount Union
Some top sights in the area include:
  • • Akron Art Museum
  • • Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens
  • • Firestone Country Club

When to visit Kent

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 51°F day, 15°F night
  • • April-June: 79°F day, 32°F night
  • • July-September: 81°F day, 46°F night
  • • October-December: 66°F day, 18°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 8.4 inches
  • • April-June: 11.8 inches
  • • July-September: 11.3 inches
  • • October-December: 10.0 inches