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12 Best Hotels Near the Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Throughout my travels in the Midwest and beyond, I have always gravitated toward art museums for a dose of inspiration and to slow down my pace of travel. For example, the Cleveland Museum of Art is a wonderful art museum in Cleveland, Ohio that is always free to visit and always has something new and interesting to see. It’s nice to stay near this museum, too, because it’s close to the local botanical garden, natural history museum, Cleveland Clinic campus, and Case Western Reserve University.

Here are some of the best hotels to choose from near the Cleveland Museum of Art.

Glidden House A historic, boutique hotel for your Cleveland trip
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Glidden House

Glidden House is a historic boutique hotel in a prime University Circle location. It is near the art museum and in a 1910 building that is on the National Register of Historic Places. In addition to providing overnight accommodation, Glidden House is also a popular wedding and event venue. The hotel’s eight mansion suites are in the original 1910 structure, and the 52 newly renovated traditional guest rooms are in an additional building. The mansion suites have wet bars with refrigerators and microwaves. This is a lovely place to stay for a couple’s getaway and has a romance package available.

Distance to Cleveland Museum of Art:

  • The 0.2-mile walk takes about 5 minutes

Courtyard by Marriott Cleveland University Circle Courtyard by Marriott Cleveland University Circle
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Courtyard by Marriott Cleveland University Circle

Courtyard by Marriott Cleveland University Circle is a newly renovated hotel near the Cleveland Museum of Art that is also just a mile from the Cleveland Clinic. It offers plush bedding, mini-fridges in the rooms, and Wi-Fi. There’s a beautiful outdoor terrace that guests can enjoy the hotel. Guests will also find an onsite restaurant, bar, fitness center, meeting space, convenience store, and dry-cleaning service here. Daily valet parking is $23, but there is no free or self-parking available for overnight guests.

Distance to Cleveland Museum of Art:

  • The 0.3-mile walk takes about 7 minutes

  • The 0.6-mile car ride takes about 3 minutes

The Tudor Arms Hotel Cleveland The Tudor Arms Hotel Cleveland
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The Tudor Arms Hotel Cleveland

The Tudor Arms Hotel dates back to 1933 and is near the art museum too. It is in the University Circle area and offers a free shuttle within a two-mile radius. This makes it easy and convenient to explore the city without having to get your car out and deal with parking and traffic. Among the many amenities offered at the Tudor Arms are an on-site restaurant, room service, a business center, meeting rooms, a fitness center, and free Wi-Fi. There is parking available onsite for $20 per day.

Distance to Cleveland Museum of Art:

  • The 0.5-mile walk takes about 12 minutes

  • The 0.9-mile car ride takes about 3 minutes

Hyatt Regency Cleveland at the Arcade Hyatt Regency Cleveland at the Arcade
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Hyatt Regency Cleveland at the Arcade

When you stay at the Hyatt Regency Cleveland at The Arcade, you’ll be in a historic hotel that was constructed in 1890. It offers easy access to everything in downtown Cleveland, including the art museum. Meanwhile, the major sporting and entertainment venues are just a 10-minute walk away. At this hotel, you’ll have an onsite restaurant, room service, fitness center, spa, and business services. It is a pet-friendly hotel for dogs weighing up to 50 pounds when you pay a $100 fee for up to six nights.  

Distance to Cleveland Museum of Art:

  • The 6.9-mile car ride takes about 12 minutes

Kimpton Schofield Hotel Kimpton Schofield Hotel
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Kimpton Schofield Hotel

Kimpton Schofield Hotel is a boutique Cleveland hotel in the downtown area and near the Cleveland Museum of Art. It has a circa-1902 vibe and has been restored to honor the past while offering modern features too. From here, the art museum is about 4.7 miles away, but it’s even closer to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, FirstEnergy Stadium, Progressive Field, and Public Square. Betts is the onsite restaurant that offers classic American dishes with an emphasis on healthy, whole foods. Reservations are highly recommended at the restaurant.

Distance to Cleveland Museum of Art:

  • The 4.5-mile car ride takes about 13 minutes

Residence Inn by Marriott Cleveland University Circle/Medical Center Residence Inn by Marriott Cleveland University Circle/Medical Center
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Residence Inn by Marriott Cleveland University Circle/Medical Center

If you plan to stay in Cleveland for a little while and want to check out the art museum, consider booking a room at the Residence Inn by Marriott Cleveland University Circle/Medical Center. This is a pet-friendly hotel that is ideal for extended stays but also great for one-night trips too. There is a free, hot breakfast offered here daily and also a full-service bar on site that serves small plates and custom cocktails. At the Residence Inn, you’ll be in an apartment-style suite that is 50 percent larger than a traditional hotel room. You can cook your own meals in a fully equipped kitchen, make use of the sofa bed and work areas, and enjoy the Wi-Fi and smart TV in your room. This hotel also offers an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.

Distance to Cleveland Museum of Art:

  • The 0.3-mile walk takes about 6 minutes

  • The 0.7-mile car ride takes about 3 minutes

InterContinental Suites Hotel Cleveland, an IHG Hotel Ideally situated on the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic campus
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InterContinental Suites Hotel Cleveland, an IHG Hotel

The InterContinental Suites Hotel Cleveland is an all-suite luxury hotel near the art museum and Cleveland Clinic. It has plush suites with separate living areas and skyline views. It’s a great choice for longer stays and is home to a seasonally inspired restaurant that is one of the top dining venues in the city. This hotel has a 24-hour fitness center and event spaces to use for meetings and professional events. In-room dining is available at the InterContinental too.

Distance to Cleveland Museum of Art:

  • The 0.9-mile walk takes about 19 minutes

  • The 1.3-mile car ride takes about 5 minutes

Hilton Garden Inn Cleveland Downtown Hilton Garden Inn Cleveland Downtown
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Hilton Garden Inn Cleveland Downtown

Just steps from Progressive Field and near the art museum too, the Hilton Garden Inn Cleveland Downtown is a highly-rated Cleveland hotel. This Hilton-brand hotel is located on Carnegie Avenue in Cleveland and is a favorite place to stay among baseball fans. At this hotel, guests can enjoy the indoor saltwater pool, fitness center, free Wi-Fi, and onsite restaurant. There are connecting rooms and pet-friendly rooms here, and the pet fee is $75.

Distance to Cleveland Museum of Art:

  • The 4.5-mile car ride takes about 13 minutes

Holiday Inn Cleveland Clinic, an IHG Hotel A modern and affordable hotel on the Cleveland Clinic campus
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Holiday Inn Cleveland Clinic, an IHG Hotel

Travelers stay at the Holiday Inn Cleveland Clinic to be near the hospital and art museum while having an affordable room in the city. The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle service to the major building on the clinic campus. It has an indoor pool, dry heat sauna, and a fitness center onsite. The Holiday Inn also has a café and bar that serve all meals, plus the option of in-room dining. There is an event space at the hotel if you need to host a social or business event. Kids eat free at the hotel, and Wi-Fi is included with your rate. Valet parking is available here for a daily rate of $24.

Distance to Cleveland Museum of Art:

  • The 0.9-mile walk takes about 20 minutes

  • The 1.1-mile car ride takes about 5 minutes

Tru by Hilton Cleveland Midtown Tru by Hilton Cleveland Midtown
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Tru by Hilton Cleveland Midtown

Tru by Hilton Cleveland Midtown is a hotel that offers contemporary rooms near the Cleveland Museum of Art. It is just off I-90 and within two miles of Cleveland Clinic and Case Western University too. At this Hilton-brand hotel, you will have a 24-hour fitness center, outdoor fire pit, and free hot breakfasts each day. The hotel also offers free parking, connecting rooms, free Wi-Fi, a business center, and a fitness center. You can bring your dog or cat along to stay with you (two pets max) for a fee of $50 for one to four nights or $75 for five or more nights of overnight accommodation.

Distance to Cleveland Museum of Art:

  • The 2.3-mile car ride takes about 7 minutes

The Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland The Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland
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The Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland

A classic and luxurious place to stay in Cleveland is the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in the heart of downtown. It is near the art museum and has 206 sleek rooms and suites. The hotel offers a fitness center, all-day dining at the onsite restaurant, and pet-friendly rooms. It is a popular wedding venue and has microwaves, refrigerators, and rollaway beds available for additional fees. In-room dining is available at the Ritz-Carlton, as well as complimentary overnight shoeshine and valet parking for $50 per night. Up to two pets weighing under 50 pounds are allowed per room when you pay a $150 pet fee.

Distance to Cleveland Museum of Art:

  • The 7.4-mile car ride takes about 13 minutes

University Circle House University Circle House
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University Circle House

If you would prefer to have an extended stay near the art museum that feels more like home than a hotel, consider booking a room at the University Circle House. Located on 108th Street, this house offers four suites for guest stays. The suites here can be booked for a month or longer and include all of your utilities, plus in-house laundry cleaning twice per month. One of the suites has a patio/balcony, and the suites have bathrooms either outside the rooms or connected to them. The suites also come with different price points to accommodate different travelers’ budgets.

Distance to Cleveland Museum of Art:

  • The 0.4-mile walk takes about 9 minutes

  • The 0.4-mile car ride takes about 2 minutes

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