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Oberlin Ohio Accommodations

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The Oberlin center point is approximately the area of Oberlin College and Conservatory and 7 miles south of Nordson Corporation.

Oberlin is a college town of about 8,500 residents in Lorain County in Central Ohio. This area is perhaps best known for Oberlin College, a renowned liberal arts institution and music conservatory. Whether you're visiting the city to tour the college as a potential parent or student or you simply want to enjoy the other attractions in this quintessential Midwestern city, here's what you need to know about lodging options and more in and around Oberlin. More from this guide...

Oberlin Hotels & Accommodations

The Hotel at Oberlin - Oberlin
+1-888-389-4121
10 East College St., Oberlin, OH 44074
  • 3 star Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 12 meeting rooms
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Sprucewood Inn in Elyria
+1-888-675-2083
910 Lorain Blvd., Elyria, OH 44035 ~8.56 miles northeast of Oberlin
  • Cheap property
  • Check-in time: 11:00 AM
From$60
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Motel 6 #4742 in Amherst
+1-800-716-8490
704 North Leavitt Rd., Amherst, OH 44001 ~8.71 miles north of Oberlin
  • Cheap Beach hotel
  • Hotel has 125 rooms
Days Inn Amherst - Amherst
+1-800-805-5223
934 North Leavitt Rd., Amherst, OH 44001 ~8.81 miles north of Oberlin
  • 2 star hotel
  • Free breakfast
Courtyard by Marriott Cleveland Elyria in Elyria
+1-888-965-1860
1755 Travelers Lane, Elyria, OH 44035 ~9.02 miles northeast of Oberlin
  • 3-star Suburban property
  • 4 floors in hotel
From$110
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Hampton Inn & Suites Elyria, OH : 1795 Lorain Blvd.
+1-888-788-5576
1795 Lorain Blvd., Elyria, OH 44036 ~9.05 miles northeast of Oberlin
  • 3-star property
  • Hotel has 4 floors
Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Elyria
+1-888-897-9207
1825 Lorain Blvd., Elyria, OH 44035 ~9.11 miles northeast of Oberlin
  • Three Star Suburban property
  • Fitness center on property
  • Most guests found problems with the furniture
  • About half of guests indicated the reception staff was not good
Red Roof Inn & Suites Cleveland - Elyria in Elyria
+1-888-311-4278
621 Midway Blvd., Elyria, OH 44035 ~9.30 miles northeast of Oberlin
  • Inexpensive Suburban property
  • Hotel has 3 floors
Best Western Inn : 636 Griswold Rd.
+1-888-469-4795
636 Griswold Rd., Elyria, OH 44035 ~9.37 miles northeast of Oberlin
  • Two star Highway property
  • Check-in time: 3:00 PM
  • Close to highway
  • Fitness area can be optimized
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Elyria, OH - Elyria
+1-888-734-9421
645 Griswold Rd., Elyria, OH 44035 ~9.38 miles northeast of Oberlin
  • Three Star Suburban property
  • Free complimentary breakfast
  • Almost all guests thought they were poorly maintained
  • Lots of places nearby
Quality Inn - Elyria
+1-888-841-5292
739 Leona St., Elyria, OH 44035 ~9.40 miles northeast of Oberlin
  • Affordable Suburban hotel
  • Check in: 3:00
Knights Inn Elyria - Elyria
+1-888-455-5160
523 Griswold Rd., Elyria, OH 44035 ~9.62 miles northeast of Oberlin
  • Economical Suburban property
  • Free comp. breakfast
  • Almost all guests said the bathroom was dirty
  • Generally quite dirty
Holiday Inn Express Cleveland-Vermilion, an IHG Hotel - Vermilion
+1-888-965-8297
2417 Sr 60, Vermilion, OH 44089 ~10.01 miles northwest of Oberlin
  • Three Star Rural property
  • Free breakfast available
  • Clean, quiet, well-run Holiday Inn Express
  • Decent bed
Homewood Suites by Hilton Cleveland / Sheffield in Sheffield Village
+1-888-906-6358
4930 Transportation Dr., Sheffield Village, OH 44054 ~11.72 miles northeast of Oberlin
  • Mid-scale Highway hotel
  • 2 meeting rooms in hotel
Ariel Broadway Hotel by Cobblestone
+1-888-749-6785
301 Broadway Ave., Lorain, OH 44052 ~12.54 miles north of Oberlin
  • 4 star Downtown property
  • 2 conference rooms in property
From$79
Average 3.0 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
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Super 8 by Wyndham Cleveland : 32801 Lorain Rd.
+1-888-878-9982
32801 Lorain Rd., North Ridgeville, OH 44039 ~14.04 miles east of Oberlin
  • Low-priced Highway property
  • Check in time: 02:00PM
Motel 6 N Ridgevilleoh #4287 : 32751 Lorain Rd.
+1-888-389-4485
32751 Lorain Rd., NORTH RIDGEVILLE, OHIO 44039 ~14.09 miles east of Oberlin
  • Low Cost property
  • Hotel has 2 floors
From$60
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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Cleveland Avon
+1-888-389-4121
39050 Colorado Ave., Avon, OH 44011 ~14.91 miles northeast of Oberlin
  • Economy Suburban property
  • Check-in time: 3
Woodspring Suites Cleveland Avon : 1610 Moore Rd.
+1-888-675-2083
1610 Moore Rd., Avon, OH 44011 ~15.13 miles northeast of Oberlin
  • Low priced hotel
  • Check-in time: 3:00 p.m.
  • Lots of highway noise
  • HATED the Beds
From$33
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Cambria Hotel Cleveland Avon
+1-800-716-8490
35600 Detroit Rd., Avon, OH 44011 ~16.00 miles northeast of Oberlin
  • Mid-scale Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has 113 suites
  • Very comfortable
  • Breakfast is mediocre
From$62
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Plantation Motel
+1-800-805-5223
2815 Cleveland Rd. East, Huron, OH 44839 ~16.24 miles west of Oberlin
  • Economical property
  • 32 rooms in property
  • Cheap motels
  • Rooms were small
The Residence Inn Cleveland Avon at the Emerald Event Center in Avon
+1-888-965-1860
33040 Just Imagine Dr., Avon, OH 44011 ~17.36 miles northeast of Oberlin
  • 3-star Suburban property
  • Free complimentary breakfast
From$80
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Extended Stay America Cleveland Great Northern Mall
+1-888-788-5576
25801 Country Club Blvd., North Olmstead, OH 44070 ~17.98 miles east of Oberlin
  • Economical Suburban property
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
Red Roof Inn Sandusky - Milan
+1-888-897-9207
11303 Milan Rd., Milan, OH 44846 ~18.13 miles west of Oberlin
  • Two-star Highway hotel
  • Shuttle from airport available
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Westlake - Westlake
+1-888-311-4278
30500 Clemens Rd., Westlake, OH 44145 ~18.30 miles northeast of Oberlin
  • 3 star Suburban hotel
  • 38 suites in property
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Graph: Upcoming 20 Days of Oberlin Hotel Rates

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

When Is the Best Time to Visit Oberlin, OH?

Ohio experiences cold temperatures and inclement weather during the winter months. For pleasant temperatures, stick to spring, summer, and fall when planning your trip to Oberlin. Lodging prices tend to be higher during June, July, and August, when you'll also find the highest level of activities, but the shoulder seasons of late spring and early autumn provide a great opportunity to save money on lodging. If you do travel in winter, you'll find the lowest hotel prices of the season.

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

seasonality of hotel rates in Oberlin

Oberlin, OH: Prices by Star Rating Class

Below are 3 charts illustrating avg. nightly cost trends by star rating class in Oberlin, OH. Browse these charts to evaluate the cheapest seasons to stay in Oberlin for your upcoming travels.

What Are the Best Hotels in Oberlin, OH, for a Luxury Experience?

4 Star Average Prices: $120.86

For impressive amenities and world-class service, nothing beats a high-end hotel. Fortunately, you can enjoy luxury lodging right in Oberlin, where The Hotel at Oberlin is the only lodging you'll find. This 3-year-old environmentally sustainable 3.5-star property provides guests with an exceptional experience steps from the Oberlin College campus. Guests can dine on fresh local fare at the on-site 1833 Restaurant and keep up with their workout routines at the 24-hour fitness center.

The 70 guest rooms offer unique decor and modern amenities such as free wired and wireless internet, expansive work stations, flat-screen TVs with satellite programming, geothermal heating and cooling, ceiling fans, organic bath products, coffee makers, and mini fridges. Suites with private bedrooms and separate living areas are also available.

Courtyard by Marriott Cleveland Elyria is a 3-star hotel within a quick drive of Oberlin and close to Rowland Nature Preserve, offering impressive amenities at an affordable price that will appeal to travelers seeking optimal value. This one-year-old property provides spacious accommodations and lots of desirable features, including an on-site restaurant with modern American cuisine, Starbucks coffee, and signature cocktails, expansive meeting space, a 24-hour fitness center, an indoor pool, and an outdoor patio with fire pit.

The hotel also provides free parking, free wireless internet, the Grab and Go Market in the lobby, available hot breakfast, and on-site laundry. Each room comes with premium bedding, a mini fridge, a microwave, in-room coffee and tea, and a flat-screen TV.

What Are the Best Budget Hotels in Oberlin, OH?

3 Star Average Prices: $108.36

Although just one hotel is located in Oberlin proper, travelers who want to save can find several budget-friendly properties less than 10 miles from town. One such option is Super 8 by Wyndham Elyria, a 2-star hotel near Rowland Nature Preserve. Amenities at this low-priced property include free breakfast, an outdoor pool in season, renovated guest rooms, free parking, a meeting room, and available pet-friendly accommodations. Guests are well-positioned for easy access to Cleveland and can take advantage of a 24-hour reception desk, in-room coffee and tea makers, free wireless internet, guest laundry, and available RV and truck parking.

Another affordable 2-star option nearby is Motel 6 Lorain-Amherst, 9 miles from Oberlin in Amherst. Conveniently located near Cedar Point Park and Challenge Park, this hotel offers modern rooms with free wireless internet, free local calls, free coffee every morning, free stays for both children under 18 and pets, and free expanded cable TV. An outdoor pool and guest laundry round out the amenities at this low-cost, no-fuss property.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Oberlin

2 Star Average Prices: $73.29

2 Star Hotel Prices in Oberlin

Where Will I Find the Best Hotel Discounts in Oberlin, OH?

Days Inn by Wyndham Amherst offers great rates for special-interest groups, so it's a good choice for travelers who want to save on lodging. Special pricing is available for AAA members, CAA members, government employees, members of the military, senior citizens, AARP members, and members of the military. This property features free wireless internet in guest rooms, complimentary continental breakfast, available pet-friendly accommodations, flat-screen TVs, free parking, an outdoor pool, and a 24-hour reception desk.

Hampton Inn & Suites Elyria OH is a 2.5-star property in Elyria. It's 9 miles from Oberlin, near Rowland Nature Preserve, and 30 minutes from downtown Cleveland. Savers will appreciate the special rates available for AARP members, AAA members, senior citizens, members of the military, and government employees. Amenities available at this hotel include free wireless internet, complimentary hot breakfast, an outdoor pool, free parking, a fitness center, and a business center. Choose from a room or a suite. You'll enjoy a microwave, mini fridge, 37-inch LCD TV, work desk, coffee maker, free Wi-Fi, plush towels, and signature Hampton bedding.

Where Will I Find the Best Hotel Values in Oberlin, OH?

Country Inn & Suites in Elyria is a 3-star hotel near Rowland Nature Preserve and just a few miles from Oberlin. Guests here enjoy lots of great perks, such as complimentary breakfast, a fitness center, an indoor pool, complimentary cookies and beverages in the lobby, and even an on-site lending library where you can choose the ideal reading material for your relaxing stay. The hotel also offers meeting space with state-of-the-art AV equipment in the available meeting space

Every clean, comfortable guest room and suite features in-room coffee and tea, a microwave, a mini fridge, a flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi, premium bedding, and a free daily newspaper. Save money on daily essentials during travel by taking advantage of some of these in-room amenities.

You'll also enjoy an exceptional value if you choose to stay at Homewood Suites by Hilton Cleveland/Sheffield, a 3-star hotel located about 11 miles from Oberlin in Sheffield Lake near the Black River State Reservation. This extended-stay property offers spacious suites that enable you to feel right at home as well as save money during your stay in the area.

Guests at this affordably priced property will appreciate amenities such as free hot breakfast, free Wi-Fi, complimentary evening socials Monday through Thursday, an indoor pool, a fitness center, a business center, and free parking. Every suite features a fully equipped kitchen with most of what you need to prepare a meal away from home.

What Should I See and Do in Oberlin, OH?

Visitors to Oberlin and the surrounding area will find so much to explore. Start by stopping by one of the many local parks to take advantage of the town's ample green space. Stroll through the meadow and community garden at Legion Field, take advantage of exercise equipment at the Outdoor Fitness Zone, go fishing and sledding at Parsons Road Upland Reservoir, or go hiking and birding at Bill Long and Scott and Olivia Carson Nature Preserve.

You can also take a ride on the Donald J. Pease Memorial Bike Path, which provides a 3.1-mile route for hiking and biking straight through the center of Oberlin. From this path, you can connect to the 13.1-mile North Coast Inland Trail that runs from Kipton to Elyria.

On a rainy day, catch a movie at the historic Apollo Theatre at Oberlin College. Dating back to 1913, the Apollo hosts screenings at reasonable prices for the whole family. The theater was renovated in 2011. The Oberlin Arboretum is another impressive attraction right on campus. This wooded preserve has trails that span two reservoirs and enable you to observe seasonal plant life.

At Peters Observatory and Taylor Planetarium, check out the planets and stars on a clear night through the 14-inch telescope or through one of the smaller scopes on the outdoor viewing deck. This college site is open to the public on the first and third Friday nights of each month once the sun goes down (during the academic year only).

While you're at Oberlin College, be sure to stop by Tappan Square. You'll always find something fun going on at this 13-acre plot of green space, whether it's a free concert at the park bandstand or a vibrant fall festival.

Oberlin is also the home of the Allen Memorial Art Museum, founded in 1917 and housed in a historic Renaissance-style building. This museum, named for an 1875 graduate who funded the collections, contains paintings, sculptures, and artworks from the 19th century and earlier, as well as a modern and contemporary art collection created in 1977.

Literature fans should stop by the Bench by the Road, which honors Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison. The venerated African American writer, who passed away Aug. 5, 2019, grew up in nearby Lorain and had a close relationship with the college, giving commencement speeches in 2009 and 2012.

Take a step back and experience life in the 1800s when you visit the Little Red Schoolhouse. This 1836 structure was the first public school in Oberlin and gives tourists a glimpse of how students lived and learned during that era of Ohio history.

Whether you decide to stay in the downtown area near Oberlin College or a few miles outside of town, you'll enjoy your stay in the region at any of these fine hotels.

FAQs about hotels in Oberlin

What are the top reviewed hotels in Oberlin?

The Hotel at Oberlin, Hampton Inn & Suites Elyria, OH and Holiday Inn Express & Suites Westlake are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the top luxurious hotels in Oberlin?

Ariel Broadway Hotel by Cobblestone, The Hotel at Oberlin and Courtyard by Marriott Cleveland Elyria are the top 3 luxury hotels near Oberlin city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Oberlin?

The Hotel at Oberlin, Sprucewood Inn, and Motel 6 #4742 are the properties closest to Oberlin city center.

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

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Oberlin can be as cheap as $73.29 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

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

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Oberlin has been $108.36 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a higher-end hotel in Oberlin cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel in Oberlin has been $120.86 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the most popular independent hotels in Oberlin?

The Hotel at Oberlin, Sprucewood Inn and Plantation Motel are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the best Marriott hotels in Oberlin?

Courtyard by Marriott Cleveland Elyria, Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Cleveland Avon and The Residence Inn Cleveland Avon at the Emerald Event Center are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the most popular Choice Hotels branded hotels in Oberlin?

Woodspring Suites Cleveland Avon, Cambria Hotel Cleveland Avon and Comfort Inn Rivers Edge Huron are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the most popular Best Western hotels in Oberlin?

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

What are the best IHG hotels in Oberlin?

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Westlake and Holiday Inn Express Cleveland-Vermilion, an IHG Hotel are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

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