Check Out These Midwest Boutique Hotels

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Midwest Boutique Hotels

For those you in search of something new, have you ever thought of venturing to the Midwest? There’s so much of it to explore and in this guide, you’ll find some of the best hotels in Ohio and Illinois. We have Midwest boutique hotel options ranging from water parks to luxury and romance and let’s get to it, shall we?

Maui Sands Resort & Indoor Waterpark, Sandusky

Not far from the famed Cedar Point, you’ll want to visit Maui Sands Resort & Indoor Waterpark in Sandusky, Ohio. It’s a budget water park getaway that feels like a midwestern luxury resort. With family rooms and suites that start at $98, you’ll definitely want to get a head start and book ahead of everyone else. Be sure to book the same type of room if you’re traveling with a large group and want to stay close together.

Varsity Inn South Hotel, Columbus

We have two choices from Columbus and start with Varsity Inn South Hotel that’s a very short drive from Ohio Stadium and OSU. It’s also not far from Newport Music Hall for those looking to enjoy Columbus’s thriving music scene. Amenities include an on-site pool as well as a kitchenette that should make long-term visitors happy. Varsity Inn South Hotel’s 119 Rooms start at $65 so you better book now for this steal of a hotel.

Varsity Inn OSU North, Columbus

On the other side of OSU, book a night at Varsity Inn OSU North and you’ll be near the Columbus Park of Roses. There’s a pool and fitness center with a gym for guests to enjoy and for game day visitors, free parking is a bonus. Visitors will have a nice and cozy pet-friendly place to stay in the heart of Columbus. Varsity Inn’s 92 suites start at $68 so competition will be pretty fierce, especially on Saturdays in the fall.

The Glidden House, Cleveland

Located on the campus of Case Western Reserve University, the Glidden House is one of Cleveland’s best luxury hotels. It’s very close to the Cleveland Museum of Art among many of the city’s other finest attractions. A restaurant, bar and lounge go with the Glidden House’s 60 cozy suites that start at $150. Treat yourself while in Cleveland with a night or more at the Glidden House.

The Champagne Lodge & Luxury Suites, Willowbrook

Visit the Champagne Lodge & Luxury Suites in Willowbrook, Illinois and your stay will feel like a true Midwest resort retreat. It’s a romantic spa getaway within a short drive from Chicago and there are 38 rooms that start at only $108. Guests find this wonderful hotel appealing as a stay that’s away from the action but not too far away. Guests can enjoy a variety of amenities including a steam show and spa that can help you forget about life for a while.

Now that you’ve seen the best Midwest boutique hotels, are you ready to start traveling through the heart of America? You’ll definitely want to scope out these boutique hotels if you’re heading to the Midwest. Enjoy your trip and don’t forget to pack a swimsuit for these awesome hotels.

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2 thoughts on “Check Out These Midwest Boutique Hotels

  1. Lonnie says:

    Maui Sands looks like a nice place to bring your family on a budget…………….. And it IS! I was pleasantly surprised at the atmosphere and attention to detail. The kids loved it. Top notch place, recommended highly!

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