Nestled on the shores of Lake Erie, surrounded by forests and rolling hills, Cleveland is a slice of Americana with a contemporary vibe that adds just enough spice to keep you coming back for more. From the festivities of America’s favorite pastime – sports, of course – to some of the country’s most innovative chefs, this is a city that keeps growing, creating, and reaffirming the best that the USA has to offer. You’ll feel it in the air as soon as your plane lands, but if you just can’t lift a finger until you’ve had a good night’s sleep, check into Howard Johnson Inn Cleveland Airport and let your dreams take over. You’ve plenty of time to explore this fascinating city.
Some say the team is named after Paul Brown, the team’s legendary first coach and general manager. Others may tell you that it is actually named in honor of boxer Joe Louis, who was nicknamed the “Brown Bomber.” One thing is for certain: If you’re visiting during football season, September through December, a Browns game is a can’t-miss event, and Cleveland downtown hotels are in excellent proximity to FirstEnergy Stadium.
The revelry begins before you even enter the stadium; gather with other jubilant devotees in the parking lot to partake of ice cold beverages and bean-bag toss games. Known as some of the league’s most enthusiastic fans, you’re sure to find the spirit contagious. Inside, the stands buzz with energy as 73,000 supporters cheer on their favorite champions. Not football season? Cleveland State University is known for its excellent sports teams and has plenty of nearby accommodation, like University Hotel & Suites. And once you’ve applauded your heart out, you might be wondering…
Where Euclid Avenue, Ontario Street, and Superior Avenue meet, you’ll find many of the best restaurants the city has to offer. Downtown Cleveland hotels allow you to indulge in fine fare from celebrity chefs, without going far. Iron Chef America winner Michael Symon’s B Spot is here, so you can treat yourself to a delectable burger – and get a little mischievous with a spiked milkshake. Famous “green chef” Jonathon Sawyer cooks up Asian fusion seasoned with herbs from the restaurant’s rooftop garden at Noodlecat.
Looking to take a bit of an adventure? Journey southwest to the Ohio City neighborhood, where Cupcake Wars champion Courtney Bonning is baking up a storm at Bonbon Pastry & Café. A mile east, James Beard Rising Star nominee Dante Boccuzzi’s Italian specialties will delight your taste buds. You could surely spend your whole vacation seeking out posh noshing from the lakefront to the southern borders of this acclaimed foodie city.
While the elated roar of the crowd at a Browns game is euphoric, and the tantalizing tastes of avant-garde chefs are enticing, do not be distracted. You must first choose where you’d like to lay your head at night. Travelocity has an incredible selection of cheap hotels in downtown Cleveland and beyond, so you can truly have it all on your next vacation.
Quicken Loans Arena, Progressive Field and Great Lakes Science Center are just some of the fascinating tourist attractions you can visit in Gateway District.
Staying in Downtown Cleveland means you'll be in a great position to enjoy some of Gateway District's renowned attractions, such as Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Great Lakes Science Center.
Travelocity offers a terrific range of lodging options close to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Select from the DoubleTree by Hilton Cleveland Downtown - Lakeside, the Hilton Cleveland Downtown, The Westin Cleveland Downtown, the Drury Plaza Hotel Cleveland Downtown and the Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Center.
Got a little extra time up your sleeve while you're in Downtown Cleveland? Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist is well worth adding to your sightseeing list.The University Hotel & Suites, the Stone Gables Bed and Breakfast and the Crowne Plaza Cleveland at Playhouse Square are some comfortable hotel options near this popular attraction. If they're all booked out, we also recommend the Kimpton Schofield Hotel or the Bridgestreet at the Bingham.Galleria at Erieview is another great attraction to visit during your stay. Make sure you check it out before taking off on your next adventure.Book a few nights at the Hilton Garden Inn Cleveland Downtown, the Hampton Inn Cleveland Downtown or the Radisson Hotel Cleveland Gateway to be an easy cab ride from this notable site. The Aloft Cleveland Downtown or the Residences at Six Six Eight are some of the other top accommodation picks in the area.
The University Hotel & Suites offers a snug bed and a long, hot shower without the expensive price tag. Within close reach of Downtown Cleveland's center, it's the best choice for budget-conscious travelers.
A vacation is the perfect time to treat yourself. Book an upscale room the Westin Cleveland Downtown or the Kimpton Schofield Hotel.
A couple of other establishments to take into consideration are the DoubleTree by Hilton Cleveland Downtown - Lakeside and the Hampton Inn Cleveland Downtown.