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Celina Ohio Accommodations

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The Celina center point is approximately the area of Mercer County Historical and the area of Mercer County Fairgrounds.

Celina, Ohio, is a small city on the northwestern corner of Grand Lake St. Marys, Ohio's largest lake. The county seat of Mercer County, Celina lies between Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Dayton, Ohio, around an hour's drive from both. The city's population was 10,400 in the 2000 census. More from this guide...

Celina Hotels/Accommodations

Celina Motel - Celina
+1-888-389-4121
225 South Main St., Celina, OH 45040
  • Economical hotel
Americas Best Value Inn Celina - Celina
+1-888-675-2083
1421 State Route 703, Celina, OH 45822
  • 2 star Lake property
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
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West Bank Inn : 1055 West Bank Rd.
+1-800-716-8490
1055 West Bank Rd., Celina, OH 45822
  • Affordable hotel
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
Best Western Celina : 2020 Holiday Dr.
+1-800-805-5223
2020 Holiday Dr., Celina, OH 45822-8344
  • Affordable Rural hotel
  • 2 floors in property
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Quality Inn in St Mary's
+1-888-965-1860
1410 Commerce Dr., St Mary's, OH 45885 ~8.44 miles east of Celina
  • Low Cost hotel
  • Check in: 11:00
Americas Best Value Inn & Suites St. Marys
+1-888-788-5576
1321 Celina Rd., St. Marys, OH 45885 ~8.75 miles east of Celina
  • 2-star Highway property
  • Check in: 1:00 PM
  • Amenities are good
  • Almost all guests thought it was clean
Super 8 Wapakoneta - Wapakoneta
+1-888-897-9207
1011 Lunar Dr., Wapakoneta, OH 45895 ~20.86 miles east of Celina
  • Two-star hotel
  • Check-in: 11:00 AM
Best Western Wapakoneta Inn - Wapakoneta
+1-888-311-4278
1008 Lunar Dr., Wapakoneta, OH 45895-9797 ~20.95 miles east of Celina
  • Three Star Rural property
  • 2 suites in hotel
  • World class service
  • Vibe is not too good
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
+1-888-469-4795
1510 Saturn Dr., Wapakoneta, OH 45895 ~20.97 miles east of Celina
  • 2 star Rural hotel
  • Hotel has 89 rooms
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Portland Inn : 1147 North Us Highway 27
+1-888-734-9421
1147 North Us Highway 27, Portland, IN 47371 ~22.41 miles west of Celina
  • Two-star property
  • Check in time: 15:00
Comfort Inn
+1-888-841-5292
840 North Washington St., Van Wert, OH 45891 ~23.03 miles north of Celina
  • Two star property
  • Free breakfast
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Van Wert
+1-888-455-5160
140 Valam Dr., Van Wert, OH 45891 ~23.03 miles north of Celina
  • Two-star hotel
  • 67 rooms in hotel
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Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Portland
+1-888-965-8297
100 Holiday Dr., Portland, IN 47371 ~23.55 miles west of Celina
  • Affordable Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has 73 rooms
  • Service was friendly and efficient
  • Great room
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Delphos  
+1-888-906-6358
480 Moxie Ln, Delphos, OH 45833 ~24.47 miles northeast of Celina
  • Economy property
  • Check in: 15:00
Fairfield Inn Marriott : 2179 Elida Rd.
+1-888-749-6785
2179 Elida Rd., Lima, OH 45805 ~26.59 miles northeast of Celina
  • Economy property
  • 3 floors in hotel
  • Rooms are great
  • Awesome vibe
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Quality Inn in Decatur
+1-888-878-9982
1201 South 13th St., Decatur, IN 46733 ~26.59 miles northwest of Celina
  • Three Star property
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
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Rodeway Inn
+1-888-389-4485
1302 South 13th St., Decatur, IN 46733 ~26.63 miles northwest of Celina
  • 2 star hotel
  • Hotel has 62 rooms
Motel 6 Sidney Oh #8682 - Sidney
+1-888-389-4121
West Michigan St., Sidney, OHIO 45365 ~26.70 miles southeast of Celina
  • 2-star hotel
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Sidney
+1-888-675-2083
450 Folkerth Ave., Sidney, OH 45365 ~27.05 miles southeast of Celina
  • Cheap property
  • Check in: 3:00PM
From$105
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Days Inn Sidney
+1-800-716-8490
400 Folkerth Ave., Sidney, OH 45365 ~27.09 miles southeast of Celina
  • Low-priced Rural hotel
  • 2 suites in property
Quality Inn : 1959 West Michigan St.
+1-800-805-5223
1959 West Michigan St., Sidney, OH 45365 ~27.17 miles southeast of Celina
  • Cheap Rural hotel
  • Check in time: 3:00 PM
  • We will definitely stay there again
  • Rooms are not good
Super 8 by Wyndham Sidney
+1-888-965-1860
2009 B Michigan St., Sidney, OH 45365 ~27.21 miles southeast of Celina
  • Economical property
  • Check-in: 15:00
Wingate by Wyndham in Lima
+1-888-788-5576
175 West Market St., Lima, OH 45801 ~27.67 miles east of Celina
  • 3-star Downtown property
  • Free complimentary breakfast
  • TV needs to be updated
  • Great service
Americas Best Value Inn
+1-888-897-9207
1033 North 13th St., Decatur, IN 46733 ~27.88 miles northwest of Celina
  • Cheap hotel
  • Check in time: 14:00
Hampton Inn : 1600 Hampton Court
+1-888-311-4278
1600 Hampton Court, Sidney, OH 45365 ~28.10 miles southeast of Celina
  • 3 star Rural hotel
  • 2 conference rooms in property
  • Big screen
  • Every guests reviewed said rooms were clean
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Graph: Upcoming 20 Days of Celina Hotel Rates

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all Celina, OH discounts available. The chart reflects the cheapest Celina hotel for each day and each star rating category.

The Celina Lake Festival is one of the city's biggest annual events, celebrating its history on Grand Lake. The festival draws one of the world's largest gatherings of Amphicars. The Amphicar Model 770 is an amphibious car from the 1960s. Celina also hosts the Freedom Days Picnic and the Mercer County Fair.

James Watson Riley established Celina in 1834, naming the new settlement after Salina, New York. Celina grew slowly at first, with a population of only 1,346 people in 1880, but the population nearly doubled in the next decade, reaching 2,684 after oil and natural gas deposits were discovered in the 1880s. The city quickly added five churches, three newspaper offices, and two banks, as well as manufacturing companies that primarily provided products or services to farmers in the area. Agriculture and manufacturing continue to be strong in Celina and Mercer County.

What are the best times to visit Celina, OH?

Celina is in the humid continental climate zone, with four distinct seasons. Summers are typically hot, humid, and wet, while winters are cold with a moderate level of snowfall. The best times to visit Celina is between May and September, when average high temperatures range from the upper 60s to the low 80s. Hotel rates are highest in these months, but you may get a slight price break if you travel in May or September. The moderate weather is ideal for the busy summer of outdoor activities.

Rates are lower yet in spring and fall, when average highs range from the low 40s to the upper 60s, but you'll find the lowest hotel rates of the year in winter. Daytime winter temperatures are in the 30s and low 40s, with nighttime lows dropping into the 20s.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Celina, OH:

seasonality of hotel rates in Celina

Celina, OH: Prices by Star Rating Class

Below are 3 charts illustrating avg. price trends by star rating class in Celina, OH. Browse these line graphs to evaluate the least expensive time to book a room in Celina for your upcoming travels.

What are the luxury hotels in Celina, OH?

If you prefer a luxury hotel option, you can find one right in the small town of Celina. The beautiful West Bank Inn overlooks Grand Lake St. Marys and offers gorgeous sunrise views for early risers. Recently remodeled rooms feature 50-inch flat-screen televisions, refrigerators, coffee makers, and free Wi-Fi. Some rooms have sleeper sofas, and each room comes with a two-person whirlpool tub. The hotel offers docking facilities for guests who bring their boats. The party patio is ideal for lounging and visiting with other guests, and you can enjoy a refreshing dip in the outdoor pool.

Boat and pontoon rentals are available at a nearby marina. A restaurant is on-site, and you'll be a couple of blocks away from a bar, a dog park, and a walking trail, and within a mile of shops and a grocery store.

What are the affordable hotels in Celina, OH?

3 Star Average Prices: $105.75

Americas Best Value Inn Celina is a popular budget-friendly hotel that's a three-minute drive from Mercelina Park and a 10-minute drive from Grand Lake St. Marys State Park. Your room will be equipped with a refrigerator, a flat-screen television, and free Wi-Fi. The hotel serves a complimentary continental breakfast each morning. A business center and computer station are on-site, and coffee and tea are available in a common area.

Also popular is the Americas Best Value Inn & Suites St. Marys in the city of St. Marys. Rooms feature kitchenettes with microwaves and refrigerators, flat-screen TVs, and free Wi-Fi. You can also upgrade to a suite for additional space and amenities without an outlandish price tag. Get rejuvenated in the outdoor pool, work out in the health club, have a delicious meal in the restaurant, and cap off the night with a drink in the bar. The hotel also offers a business center. A free continental breakfast is served daily.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Celina

2 Star Average Prices: $86.90

What are the discount hotels near Celina, OH?

Best Western Celina provides senior, AAA, and government/military discounts. Rooms come with refrigerators, microwaves, 32-inch flat-screen televisions, free newspapers, and complimentary Wi-Fi. The indoor pool offers opportunities for recreation and relaxation, and the fitness center helps you stick with your exercise routine. If you're in Celina on business or need to get work done even though you're on vacation, you'll appreciate being able to head to the 24-hour business center. The hotel's free breakfast will start your mornings out right.

Members of the military, government employees, and senior citizens can enjoy discounts at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wapakoneta. The Wapakoneta hotel is 20 miles from Celina and within a five-minute drive of the Armstrong Air and Space Museum, the Auglaize Antique Mall, and Wapakoneta WaterPark. Rooms provide refrigerators, LCD televisions, free weekday newspapers, and complimentary Wi-Fi.

You can enjoy the convenience of an indoor pool any time of the year, get a workout at the 24-hour fitness center, or get some work done in the 24-hour business center. The hotel also provides a picnic area, a convenience store, coffee and tea in common areas, and free breakfast.

What are the top hotels near Celina, OH?

Quality Inn, located in the heart of St. Marys, is five minutes from Grand Lake St. Marys State Park by car. Rooms are equipped with refrigerators, microwaves, flat-screen televisions, coffee and tea makers, and free Wi-Fi. The hotel also provides a picnic area, a computer station, and free newspapers in the lobby.

Rooms at the Best Western Wapakoneta Inn come with refrigerators, LCD televisions, free Wi-Fi, and MP3 docking stations so you can listen to your own music library. Enjoy a good workout in the fitness room, followed by a refreshing dip in the indoor pool. You can also take advantage of free use of a nearby fitness center. After a long day, you can relax by the fireplace in the lobby. The hotel also provides a 24-hour business center, wired internet access, and a free buffet breakfast.

What are the best things to do in Celina, OH?

Grand Lake St. Marys State Park is on the opposite end of the lake from Celina, near the town of St. Marys. It's an artificial lake that was constructed in 1845 as a feeder reservoir for the Miami-Erie Canal. It was recognized as the largest artificial reservoir in the world until the Hoover Dam and Lake Mead were constructed. Grand Lake St. Marys has long been popular for boating, camping, and fishing.

The lake, along with a number of other Ohio lakes, has since 2010 been plagued by toxic blue-green algae blooms said to be caused by runoff from farm fields and land situated near waterways. As of summer 2019, beaches are officially closed, and signs warn people not to enter the water, but numerous people are still swimming, some of them rinsing off afterward. Boating is still just as popular.

Grand Lake St. Marys is known for two lighthouses along the shore, the Northwood Lighthouse on the north side of the lake, and the Rotary Lighthouse on the west side in Celina. Visitors can enter the Rotary Lighthouse and enjoy beautiful views, but the Northwood Lighthouse can only be viewed from the lake, as access goes through private property.

Birding is also popular, with many birds using the lake as a resting place and a nesting area. You can see Canada geese, ducks, swans, egrets, grebes, loons, herons, ospreys, and cormorants. Bald eagles have begun a welcome return after a long absence. You can also see white-tailed deer, beavers, coyotes, raccoons, squirrels, fox, and mink.
Visitors with dogs can take them to two off-leash, fenced-in dog parks on the lake. Fur-Ever Friends Dog Park is in St. Marys and includes a separate area for small dogs. The Celina Rotary Dog Park is at the Rotary Lighthouse in Celina.

The Celina Lakes Festival is held in July each year and is the city's largest event. The festival features downtown sidewalk sales, a craft show, concessions, pony rides, and more, and one of the early events is the Miss Lake Festival Scholarship Pageant. Also featured are midway rides, a car show, demonstrations of amphibious and military vehicles, the annual car show, and evening entertainment.

The exhibits at the Mercer County Historical Museum in Celina covers the history of 200 years of life in the Mercer County area. The museum also holds genealogical resources and many books focusing on local and area history. Open houses are held at various times during the year and feature special exhibits.

The museum structure is also known as the Riley Home. Capt. James Riley, the first Riley to arrive in the area, was the father of James Watson Riley, who platted and named Celina in 1834. James Watson Riley's son Calvin built the Riley Home in 1896, and family members occupied the house until 1974. The Mercer County Historical Society obtained the house in 1975. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.

Celina, Ohio, offers plenty of outdoor activities, historical and cultural charm, and beautiful surroundings with stunning lake views. You'll be just down the road from Grand Lake St. Marys State Park and the nearby city of St. Mary's.

FAQs about hotels in Celina

What are the most favored hotels in Celina?

Super 8 by Wyndham Sidney, Quality Inn and Best Western Wapakoneta Inn are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the most up-scale hotels in Celina?

West Bank Inn, Best Western Celina and Best Western Wapakoneta Inn are the top 3 luxury hotels near Celina city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Celina?

Celina Motel, Americas Best Value Inn Celina, and West Bank Inn are the properties closest to Celina city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Celina cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Celina can be as cheap as $86.90 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Celina cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Celina has been $105.75 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the best independent hotels in Celina?

Portland Inn, Celina Motel and West Bank Inn are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the best Marriott hotels in Celina?

Fairfield Inn Marriott, Courtyard by Marriott Lima and Residence Inn by Marriott Dayton Troy are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the best Choice Hotels branded hotels in Celina?

Quality Inn, Quality Inn and Quality Inn are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the most popular Best Western hotels in Celina?

Best Western Wapakoneta Inn and Best Western Celina are the best rated Best Western branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

What are the best IHG hotels in Celina?

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Sidney, Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Lima and Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

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