Best Hotels to Stay in When Visiting Cleveland

If you’re stopping by Cleveland, Ohio, you’ll need a place to stay. Lucky for you, there are numerous great hotels around the city. We’ve considered everything from location to amenities to price points in order to curate a list of what we think are the best hotels to stay in when you’re visiting Cleveland.

Kimpton Schofield Hotel

Schofield Building in Cleveland, Ohio

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Rated one of the best hotels in Cleveland by U.S. News & World Report, the Kimpton Schofield Hotel is both an elegant modern establishment and a callback to the past. The Kimpton Schofield occupies the first seven floors of the landmark Schofield office building, built in 1902. Inside, you’ll find boutique design touches that give hints to what you can expect from the guestrooms. You have your choice of seven standard rooms, each with Frette linens and Atelier Bloem bath amenities, including:

  • One King Essential
  • One King Essential with a city view
  • One King Essential with a walk-in shower
  • One King Premium with a city view
  • One King Premium with both a city view and a walk-in shower
  • Two Queen Essentials
  • Two Queen Premiums with a city view

There are also two options for specialty suites. The first is the one-bedroom suite, which includes a living area and king-size bed, measures 665 square feet, and comes with a complimentary acoustic guitar for you to use at your leisure. The other is the Presidential Suite, which, in addition to the complimentary guitar and king-size bed, gives you 1,204 square feet of space, a spa bath with a vintage soaking tub, a separate living area and dining space, a pullout sofa, and expansive views of Lake Erie, Playhouse Square, and Public Square.

As for the amenities, the Kimpton Schofield doesn’t skimp. The hotel is pet-friendly, so you’re welcome to bring your furry friend along with you. Guests have access to complimentary Micro Kickboard scooters and helmets in two children’s sizes, as well as public bicycles. In the morning, take advantage of the free coffee and tea service, and nighttime brings a wine hour from 5 to 6 p.m. You can also work on your health at the onsite fitness center and dine at the onsite restaurant, Betts. These are just some of the features you can enjoy.

Find the Kimpton Schofield Hotel at 2000 E. Ninth St. You can book reservations online or call at 216-357-3250.

Hyatt Regency Cleveland at the Arcade

When you step into Hyatt Regency Cleveland at the Arcade, you see an elegant, unassuming lobby with a welcoming ambiance. If you go into the heart of the establishment, you’re met with a tremendous and luxurious atrium for which the hotel is named. More than just visually impressive, Hyatt Regency Cleveland at the Arcade also offers space and comfort in its 293 guestrooms, among which are five suites and 30 junior suites. In terms of the standard guestrooms, there are 10 configurations involving double beds or king-size beds, each including a hairdryer, mini-fridge, and television measuring at least 32 inches.

For suites, there are three varieties:

  • Suite with one king-size bed: This suite type measures 700 square feet, offers a view of the hotel’s arcade, and has a separate sitting room. 
  • Suite with two double beds: The double-bed suites are similar to the king suites, but include two double beds instead of a single king-size bed. 
  • VIP suite: The VIP suites measure 1,100 square feet and include a living room, dining area, kitchen, and master bedroom, as well as sweeping views of Cleveland.

In or overlooking the atrium are several dining and drinking options. The 1890 Restaurant offers a gorgeous view of the arcade along with its breakfast and lunch menu options, while the associated 1890 Lounge brings a full dinner menu plus craft beers, cocktails, and wines. Elsewhere, at various levels, you can find fresh-baked pizza, a chocolate bar, a gourmet creamery, barbecue, and coffee options.

Outside of the hotel, you have numerous local attractions in proximity. For sports fans, Progressive Field, FirstEnergy Stadium, and Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse are each less than a mile away. The famous House of Blues and the Fourth Street Entertainment District are practically next door. A 15-minute drive can take you to popular spots such as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Great Lakes Science Center, the Cleveland Museum of Art, and the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.

Hyatt Regency Cleveland at the Arcade is at 420 Superior Ave. To call, dial 216-575-1234.

Aloft Cleveland Downtown

Found in Cleveland’s historic warehouse district, Aloft Cleveland Downtown is an excellent choice for budget-conscious travelers who still want easy access to the top attractions in the city. Just minutes away by foot or car are the Great Lakes Science Center, the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and Edgewater Beach. Back at the hotel itself, you get your choice of a king-size bed or dual queen beds, all containing flat-screen cable television and outfitted in hip, modern decor. Select rooms also have a view of Lake Erie.

As a guest at Aloft, you get access to a number of amenities. It, too, is pet-friendly. There’s free Wi-Fi, an onsite fitness center, and an onsite business center. Hungry or in the mood for a drink? You can head down to Lago for Italian classics or WXYZ Bar for tapas and handcrafted cocktails. If you’re craving something else, a short walk from the hotel brings you to a broad array of local establishments offering Mexican fare, craft beer, craft cocktails, oysters, pizza, and much more.

Aloft Cleveland Downtown is located at 1111 W. 10th St., and its phone number is 216-400-6469.

Those are our picks for the best overall hotels in Cleveland, Ohio. Is there a place that you think we missed? If so, let us know and we’ll certainly consider adding it to the list. Of course, you can also reach out to us by phone or email if you have any questions about Cleveland or our inventory of used vehicles

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