Akron is a city in the US state of Ohio and a principal city of Akron Metropolitan Statistical Area, covering Summit and Portage Counties. It has a combined population of about 694,960 as of the 2000 census.
The city was founded in the year 1825 close to the Ohio and Erie Canal. It became a manufacturing center. In the year 1985 Akron Fulton International Airport was recognized as the third National Landmark of Soaring through the National Soaring Museum. It also won the All-American City award 3 times making it through the National Civic League Hall or Fame. National Arbor Day Foundation has designated the city as Tree City USA.
Alcoholics Anonymous was founded in the city in the year 1935. Akron houses The University of thevedahouse.com/2016/01/the-finer-details-with-akron-street/, Akron Aeros Double A – an affiliate of Cleveland Indian, Soap Box Derby World Championships and Firestone Country Club which the PGA Tour’s WGC-Bridgestone Invitational is played.
Hotels near Downtown Akron
Akron City Center Hotel is a 3-star hotel situated about 2 blocks from downtown, John S Knight Center and University of Akron and a block away from the civic theater. Other attractions close to the area include Akron Art Museum, Canal Park, Perkins Park and Sherbondy Park. The property provides a rooftop swimming pool enclosed in glass, a business center and 2 dining options. The hotel also provides discounted access to the nearby fitness center. Other hotel amenities include a 24-hour front desk, event catering, banquet facilities, dry cleaning service, wedding services, airport transportation and express check-in and checkout.
It provides 274 guestrooms in a 20-floor property. All guestrooms have beds with down comforters and views of downtown and parks. Guestrooms also boast televisions with premium cable televisions, telephones with voice mail, coffee maker and irons with ironing boards. Available amenities on-request includes refrigerator and microwave.
The hotel’s complete address is 20 West Mill Street in Akron, Ohio. For more information, call them at (330) 384-1500 or fax them at (330) 253-5525.
Radisson Hotel Akron/Fairlawn is also a 3-star hotel situated minutes from the downtown area. The property is within 11 miles away from the John S Knight Center, Goodyear Corporate Headquarters, Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens, Akron Zoo and Cuyahoga Valley National Park.
Guests can relax in Radisson’s indoor swimming pool, sauna and spa tub or get healthy workout in their fitness center. Other hotel amenities include a 24-hour front desk, business services, dry cleaning service, tour assistance, laundry facilities, concierge services and express check-in as well as checkout.
It offers about 128 spacious guestrooms situated in a 4-floor property. All guestrooms are outfitted with sofa beds, cable televisions with pay movies and video games, coffee makers and complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. Other room amenities include rollaway beds, iron with ironing board, clock radio, extra towels and bedding and hair dryer. The hotels’ check-in time is 3:00 pm and the checkout time is 12:00 noon.