Situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland is a quintessential American city. Known for being home to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the city is equal parts sophistication and blue collar charm. The Cleveland Museum of Art is home to works by Picasso, and downtown showcases a myriad of architecture styles. Visitors will find trendy eateries housed in historic buildings, microbreweries and a plethora of outdoor activities to engage in.
The following luxury hotels were selected according to location, reviews and guest amenities. When visiting The Forest City, lay your head in one of these fine establishments.
From $144/ night
Located on the Medical Campus at Cleveland Clinic, this upscale property plays hosts many large conferences and events. The property boasts a 24-hour gym with a sauna and modern business facilities. There are two on-site restaurants–North Coast Café and Table 45–serving American and international cuisine, respectively. Guest rooms are spacious and have work desks and minbars. Downtown Cleveland and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame are both less than five miles away.
Renaissance Cleveland Hotel
From $134/ night
Location is everything, and this downtown property has a lot to offer in that respect. Located right off Public Square, this historic downtown hotel connects to the boutiques, restaurants and cinema at Tower City Center. Progressive Field, Quicken Loans Arena and Horseshoe Casino are all within walking distance of the hotel, while the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is four minutes driving. An on-site restaurant, Sans Souci, serves American fare, and guests can also enjoy food and cocktails in the Lobby Bar. Amenities include an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.
The Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland
From $319/ night
Known for its classic, refined vibe, the Ritz-Carlton exudes elegance–and the Cleveland outpost is no exception. Located in the heart of the heart of downtown, the property features fitness and business centers, a sauna and an upscale restaurant serving modern American cuisine. Rooms have rainfall showers, iPod docks and separate living areas, and all feature city, lake or river views. Guests have indoor access to Tower City Center’s shops and dining, and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Quicken Loans Arena and Progressive Field are all less than a mile away.
Metropolitan at the 9, Autograph Collection
From $170/ night
Fun, modern and playful, this hotel is located in an early 20th-century bank. Vibrant art and contemporary decor fill the shared spaces, and there’s a lovely rooftop terrace and cocktail bar with amazing views of the city. Guest rooms have iPod docking stations, living areas and plush bedding. Guests can choose from two-on-site dining options: Adega serves Mediterranean food, while Alex Theatre serves American cuisine and has live entertainment. Four-legged friends are not only welcome–they have their own indoor dog park! The Cleveland Convention Center is just steps from the hotel, and Cleveland Hopkins International Airport is 10.6 miles away.
Kimpton Schofield Hotel
From $127/ night
Housed in a Victorian building built in 1902, this boutique hotel has fun perks like loaner bikes and in-room yoga mats. An industrial-chic restaurant is located on-site, as well as a small bar and lounge. Guest rooms are decorated with luxe fabrics and textures and have rainfall showers and Italian linens. Many offer views of the Cleveland. Both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Playhouse Square theatre district are less than a mile from the property.