Where to stay in Cleveland

Looking for a place to stay in Cleveland? Below you can find some of the best options, from downtown hotels to B&Bs to spots that are ideal for for special events in the city.

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The best downtown Cleveland hotels

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Cleveland hasĀ a large number of downtown hotels, many of which are within walking distance to places like the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Progressive Field, Public Square, and more. Below are some of the highest-rated and nicest hotels in downtown Cleveland.

Hilton Cleveland Downtown100 Lakeside Ave. E – One of the top-rated hotels in Cleveland, the downtown Hilton has direct access to the convention center and boasts rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows offering up panoramic views of the lake and city. (Read reviews on TripAdvisor | Check prices and book a room here)

Metropolitan at the 9 2017 E 9th St – This trendy boutique hotel is part of the Autograph Collection and is in an ideal spot in downtown Cleveland. You’ll love the blend of art and luxury here. The hotel has an on-site restaurant (Adega), as well as a rooftop bar (Azure Rooftop Lounge), and a cocktail lounge (Vault) located in old bank vaults. (Read reviews on TripAdvisor | Check prices and book a room here)

Drury Plaza Hotel Cleveland Downtown1380 E 6th Street – This hotel sits on Veterans Memorial plaza within near the Convention Center and Public Square. It’s one of the top-rated hotels in Cleveland on TripAdvisor. (Read reviews on TripAdvisor | Check prices and book a room here)

Hyatt Recency at the Arcade 420 Superior Ave. E – This Hyatt is unique because it’s located inside The Arcade, an historic shopping center that was one of the first in its kind in the US (and partially funded by John D. Rockefeller). The hotel has recently renovated rooms, a spa, a restaurant, and a lounge. (Read reviews on TripAdvisor | Check prices and book a room here)

Kimpton Schofield 2000 E 9th St – This boutique hotel is within walking distance of East 6th Street and the bars and restaurants along Euclid Ave., as well as Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse and Progressive Field. The Kimpton has an on-site restaurant (Parker’s) and bar. (Read reviews on TripAdvisor | Check prices and book a room here)

Hampton Inn Cleveland Downtown 1460 E 9th St – This hotel offers up everything you expect from the Hampton brand: nice rooms at an affordable price, plus a free hot breakfast and complementary wifi. (Read reviews on TripAdvisor | Check prices and book a room here)

The best luxury downtown Cleveland hotel

The Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland 1515 W 3rd St – The Ritz-Carlton recently underwent a complete renovation, and now truly lives up to its brand. The Cleveland Ritz is connected to Tower City just off Public Square in the heart of downtown. You can dine on-site at TURN Bar + Kitchen. (Read reviews on TripAdvisor | Check prices and book a room here)

The hotel closest to Playhouse Square

Crowne Plaza Cleveland at Playhouse Square 1260 Euclid Ave. – The hotel recently went through a complete renovation and now offers an on-site restaurant (the Ghost Light Grille). Some rooms look out towards Euclid Ave. and the iconic Playhouse Square chandelier (which is the largest outdoor chandelier in the world). (Read reviews on TripAdvisor | Check prices and book a room here)

The hotel closest to Progressive Field

Hilton Garden Inn Cleveland Downtown 1100 Carnegie Ave. – Many of Cleveland’s downtown hotels are within walking distance to Progressive Field, but the Hilton Garden Inn is technically the closest. It has an on-site bar and friendly staff. (Read reviews on TripAdvisor | Check prices and book a room here)

The hotels closest to FirstEnergy Stadium

Hilton Cleveland Downtown100 Lakeside Ave. E – This hotel appears in multiple sections on this list, mostly because it’s so centrally-located! Along with those rooms that boast with floor-to-ceiling windows, the Hilton is also only a 7-minute walk from FirstEnergy Stadium (where the Cleveland Browns play) . (Read reviews on TripAdvisor | Check prices and book a room here)

Aloft Cleveland Downtown1111 W 10th St. – I really like the Aloft brand; it’s hip and modern and well-designed. The Aloft Cleveland is located near First Energy Stadium and offers a bar and free wifi. Some rooms have views of the Cuyahoga River and The Flats. (Read reviews on TripAdvisor | Check prices and book a room here)

The best hotels near the Huntington Convention Center

If you’re coming to Cleveland for a conference at the Huntington Convention Center, check out one of these hotels – they’re all within a block or two of the convention center.

Drury Plaza Hotel Cleveland Downtown1380 E 6th Street – This hotel sits on Veterans Memorial Plaza within near the Convention Center and Public Square. Every room has a microwave and refrigerator, as well as free wifi and free breakfast. (Read reviews on TripAdvisor | Check prices and book here)

Hilton Cleveland Downtown100 Lakeside Ave. E – One of the top-rated hotels in Cleveland, the downtown Hilton has direct access to the convention center and boasts rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows offering up panoramic views of the lake and city. (Read reviews on TripAdvisor | Check prices and book a room here)

Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Tower 1360 West Mall Drive – This modern hotel is located across Veterans Memorial Plaza from the Drury, and is another great downtown option within walking distance to the convention center, Public Square, and other downtown spots. (Read reviews on TripAdvisor | Check prices and book a room here)

The Westin Cleveland Downtown 777 St. Clair Ave. NE – Located in the heart of Cleveland’s financial district, the Westin has an on-site restaurant and bar, and is a 5-minute walk to the convention center. (Read reviews on TripAdvisor | Check prices and book a room here)

The best Cleveland Clinic hotels

If you need to stay in Cleveland’s University Circle neighborhood or near the Cleveland Clinic main campus, these are the hotels you’ll want to consider:

InterContinental Cleveland 9801 Carnegie Ave. – The InterContinental is on the campus of the Cleveland Clinic and only a mile from the University Circle neighborhood (where most of Cleveland’s top museums are located). (Read reviews on TripAdvisor | Check prices and book a room here)

DoubleTree by Hilton The Tudor Arms Hotel10660 Carnegie Ave. – Located in an historic building dating back to 1933, the Tudor Arms Hotel is in close proximity to both the Cleveland Clinic and University Hospital. You’ll find the DoubleTree’s famous warm cookies here, as well as a free shuttle that services the area around the hotel. (Read reviews on TripAdvisor | Check prices and book a room here)

Courtyard Cleveland University Circle2021 Cornell Road – Within walking distance to o University Hospital and Case Western Reserve University, this Courtyard hotel is also close to Severance Hall (where the Cleveland Orchestra performs), Little Italy, and the Cleveland Clinic. The hotel has an on-site restaurant and outdoor terrace. (Read reviews on TripAdvisor | Check prices and book a room here)

The best Cleveland airport hotel

Sheraton Cleveland Airport Hotel 5300 Riverside Dr. – The most convenient hotel to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, the Sheraton Cleveland Airport Hotel is within walking distance to all terminals. (Read reviews on TripAdvisor | Check prices and book a room here)

The best Cleveland bed and breakfasts

Glidden House 1901 Ford Dr – Glidden House is a full-service boutique hotel/B&B located on the campus of Case Western Reserve University in an historic mansion that dates back to 1910. It’s consistently rated one of the best places to stay in Cleveland. (Read reviews on TripAdvisor | Check prices and book a room here)

Stone Gables Bed and Breakfast3806 Franklin Blvd. – Located in an elegant historic home in the Ohio City neighborhood (my favorite Cleveland neighborhood!), this small B&B only has 5 rooms. (Read reviews on TripAdvisor | Check prices and book a room here)

Washington Place Bistro & Inn 2203 Cornell Rd. – This B&B in the heart of Little Italy is convenient to University Circle, Case Western, and all the hospital campuses. Rooms include free wifi, free parking, free breakfast, and free brunch on the weekends. (Read reviews on TripAdvisor)

The best Cleveland hostel

The Cleveland Hostel 2090 W 25th St. – Yes, Cleveland has a hostel! Located in Ohio City just a few blocks away from the West Side Market, the Cleveland Hostel offers both shared and private rooms, along with several shared common areas including a rooftop deck. (Read reviews on TripAdvisor | Check prices and book a room here)