When are the best times to visit Ashland, OH?
Ashland's location in the Midwest means that it experiences a full four seasons every year. It features a short summer, cool falls, freezing winters, and warm springs. Temperatures start to rise around the end of May and reach average highs of 82 degrees Fahrenheit towards the end of June. Warm weather persists until around the end of September when the average highs are in the 60s before they begin their decline to highs of 33 towards the end of January. Temperatures start to rise in early March but are still chilly with highs in the 40s.
Precipitation is always a concern with an average daily high peaking at 40 percent chance of rain in June and going as low as 18 percent during January. But if you're in town during the colder months, that percentage can mean snow and lots of it. Bring an umbrella if you're in Ashland from late March to late September as the chance of rain is the highest. It's drier from late September to late March, but always be sure to dress warm as the temperatures can drop precipitously during the drier and colder part of the year.
Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Ashland, OH:
Ashland by Star Rating
Below are 3 charts demonstrating mean price trends by star rating class in Ashland, OH. You can use these line graphs to determine the least expensive months to stay in Ashland for your upcoming travels.
Where are the luxury hotels near Ashland, OH?
4 Star Average Prices: $209.83
Ashland is lacking in luxury hotels which means a 30-mile trip outside of town to Millersburg and The Inn at Honey Run for a luxury experience. Here you'll stay in the heart of Amish country while enjoying a resort-style stay with quality accommodations and an award-winning restaurant. Rooms include a flat-screen TV with cable channels, Blu-ray and DVD system for entertainment, coffee maker with free coffee, free WiFi, and recliners. Suites are furnished with a wet bar, mini fridge, microwave, large lounge area, gas fireplace, and an outdoor deck. There's also a complimentary happy hour every day from 3-5 p.m. in the Tarragon lounge.
The Mount Vernon Grand is also 30 miles from Ashland, but offers luxury amenities that make it worth the journey. Rooms feature a flat-screen TV with cable channels, MP3 docking stations, desk with office chair, free WiFi, luxury bedding and mattresses, bathrooms with designer toiletries, and optional free newspapers. A free hot/cold buffet breakfast is served daily every morning, a business center is available, and a fitness center is open for guests.
What affordable hotel options are around Ashland, OH?
3 Star Average Prices: $116.72
The Motel 6 Mansfield is about 15 miles from the center of the city, but this hotel delivers when it comes to giving you a place to stay with some creature comforts for less. Rooms here come with a flat-screen TV with cable channels for entertainment and there's free WiFi for internet connectivity. Bathrooms with shower/tub combos are in the rooms. There are laundry facilities onsite, a conference room, and free coffee/tea in the lobby. The front desk is staffed 24 hours a day for the convenience of guests and pets are allowed in the rooms.
The Surrey Inn Motel is located in town if you don't mind staying at an older hotel that's had updates. The rooms at the Surrey Inn are spacious and include mini-fridge, microwave, flat-screen TV with cable channels, coffee/tea maker, and free WiFi internet. A free continental breakfast is served every day, free newspapers are available, and there are on-site laundry facilities. Pets are allowed in the guest rooms. A restaurant and pub is attached to the hotel for dining convenience.
2 Star Average Prices: $91.39
What are the best hotels in the Ashland, OH for group discounts?
Looking to save money on your hotel room? The Holiday Inn Express Ashland gives a discount for members of AAA and AARP. Seniors who are 62 years of age or older can also get a discount with a valid ID. Check with the hotel prior to booking to find out the amount of the discount and what information is needed for verification. This pet-friendly hotel features room amenities that include blackout shades, mini fridge and microwave, coffee and tea maker with supplies, flat-screen TV with cable channels, iPod docking station with clock radio, and free morning newspaper. The hotel itself features an indoor pool and whirlpool, a fitness center, and on-site laundry facilities for guests.
The Hampton Inn & Suites Mansfield-South @ I-71 is another hotel that offers discounts for hotel guests. It's about 14 miles from Ashland, but the discounts are well worth the extra driving. Members of AAA can save up to 10 percent off while members of AARP get up to 15 percent off their hotel rooms. Seniors who are 65 and over can get up to 10 percent off their room with a valid ID. Military members, both active and retired, can also get a discount on their room.
Rooms at the Hampton Inn & Suites are furnished with a flat-screen TV with cable channels, mini-fridge, microwave, work desk with office chair, coffee/tea maker with supplies, branded shower head, and free WiFi. The hotel itself features a 24-hour drink station, free breakfast, fitness room, pool, and whirlpool. A business center is also available for the convenience of guests.
What hotels in Ashland, OH have the best value?
When you're looking for amenities at a reasonable price, look no further than the Quality Inn Ashland. Rooms come with a flat-screen TV with cable channels, branded pillow-top mattress with quality linens, desk with ergonomic chair, upholstered chair with ottoman, coffee maker, free daily newspaper, and free WiFi. Some rooms feature a microwave and mini-fridge, a shower massage in the bathroom, and a sofa bed. Hotel amenities include a hot breakfast daily, fitness center, indoor heated pool, and laundry facilities for guests.
You can also travel about 15 miles out to Mansfield for the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Mansfield Conference Center to find comparable amenities. This hotel has standard rooms and suites for longer stays with amenities that address creature comforts for short and long stays. Standard rooms feature blackout shades, private bathroom with bathing amenities, mini fridge, microwave, coffee/tea maker, flat-screen TV with cable and premium channels, stereo radio, work desk with desk-level outlets, lamp and chair, free WiFi, and a free morning newspaper. Suites come with a kitchenette or full kitchen, whirlpool or spa bathtub, separate shower, and a separate vanity area.
The hotel amenities include an on-site business center that's available 24/7, access to the local YMCA with pool and fully equipped gym, a cocktail lounge and restaurant on-site, and cardio-centric fitness center. There's also an on-site self-service laundry facility for use by guests.
Where are the top Ashland, Ohio, destinations?
If you're into fishing and hunting activities, you need to visit Fin, Feather, and Fur when you're in Ashland. This sporting goods store has everything you need and stuff you didn't think you needed for your outdoor adventures. And if you're an archer looking to tune up your skills, there's an indoor archery range for you to take the rust off your bow. This 75,000 square-foot store is packed from floor to ceiling with sporting equipment to help you get the most out of the time you spend in pursuit of your favorite activity.
Stretch your legs at one of the three beautiful parks in Ashland. Brookside Park features picnic pavilions, an outdoor pool, basketball, tennis, and shuffleboard courts, baseball diamonds, mini golf course, and play areas. There's also an outdoor band shell with regular programming during the summer. Brookside West Park has hiking trails and a fishing pond that's sure to please outdoor enthusiasts who can't get to major trails to enjoy the countryside.
If you're in town during the 4th of July, make sure to take in the Balloon Glow Encounter at night. Hot air balloons take to the sky at nightfall to create a visual that is unlike any other. They also launch in the morning in case you prefer to watch fireworks instead.
Make sure to check out the Ashland County Fairgrounds for the annual country fair. It's a true Midwestern event with carnival rides, midway games of luck and chance, food and drink, and exhibitions and shows. Create memories you'll never forget while at the fair.
Always wanted to see a pow-wow but could never make it? If you're in Ashland in the middle of July or September, check out the Great Mohican Pow-Wow. The Mohican tribe puts on this event twice a year and it highlights the pageantry of the local tribes. There's drum circles, dancing, and even costume competitions that are unlike any other.
FAQs about hotels in Ashland
How much does a cheap hotel in Ashland cost per night?
In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Ashland can be as cheap as $91.39 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)
How much does a 3 star hotel in Ashland cost per night?
In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Ashland has been $116.72 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)
How much does a higher-end hotel in Ashland cost?
In the last year, the average 4 star hotel in Ashland has been $209.83 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)
Verified reviews of the city: Ashland, OH
Below are reviews of the city of Ashland, OH from an actual visitor's perspective.
"A very friendly place! Enjoyed it!"
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A very friendly place! Enjoyed it!
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I liked the good places to eat and the shopping places!
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4.5 out of 5 based on 2 reviews