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Accommodations & Prices

Name

Location

Price

Taxes

Breakfast

Holiday Inn South Independence

Independence

$139

15% Bed Tax

Breakfast inlcuded.

Silver Fern B&B

Peninsula

$105- $220

15% Bed Tax

Full Breakfast

The Stanford House

Peninsula

$50- $125

15% Bed Tax

 

Cascade Lofts

Akron

$199 (for max of 4)

15% Bed Tax

Breakfast basics and coffee made available.

Courtyard Akron Downtown

Akron

$165

15% Bed Tax

Breakfast included.

Exchange House

Akron

Starting at $50

15% Bed Tax

Breakfast, is provided by ExploreAFoot.

Casa Bella B&B

Barberton

$120 per couple, Family $150

15% Bed Tax

Breakfast basics and coffee made available.

Fulton House on Pleasant Hill

Canal Fulton

$120 per couple

15% Bed Tax

Full breakfast.

 


 

Accommodation Details

Holiday Inn South Independence
Independence

Holiday Inn South IndependenceHoliday Inn South Independence on Rockside Road This a good ending or starting point for your hike.

  • The hotel is  located 1.6 miles from the Scenic Railroad.  Hikers can either use Uber or (if available) the Holiday Inn shuttle to get to the trailhead for the Scenic Railroad to begin their hike.
  • It boasts a free airport shuttle, ideal  for out of town guests who may wish to stay at the Holiday Inn prior to embarking on your Explore-A-Foot hiking adventure.
  • Hikers who have a paid reservation, may leave their car at the hotel during their hiking experience.
  • Breakfast is included in the reservation.
  • ExploreAFoot can coordinate cartage for hikes that require two or more nights of accommodation.

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The Silver Fern Bed & Breakfast
Peninsula

Silver Fern B&BThe Silver Fern Bed & Breakfast is a traditional Bed & Breakfast in the village of Peninsula. This is an ideal accommodation spot, central to many day trails around Peninsula, and it is geographically situated halfway between Independence and Akron.

Add-ons:

  • The Innkeepers, Gary and Deb Beckley, can have a Charcuterie Platter and a complimentary beverage ready and waiting for tired and weary hikers.
  • Gary and Deb are making every effort to support hikers. You can request to have a packed lunch ready for you as you step out on the next day of your hike.
  • You may leave your car for the day and by arrangement for overnight, if it is parked in the lower parking lot.
  • Cartage is available if you need your luggage moved to your next accommodation point.

Website


The Stanford House
Peninsula

The Stanford HouseBuilt in 1843, this historic home is situated in Cuyahoga Valley National Park, located between Cleveland and Akron. Guests have easy access to the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail, Brandywine Falls, and the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad. The house has nine bedrooms and sleeps 30 guests comfortably.

Whole House Rentals (2 night minimum)

Perfect for:

  • Family reunions
  • Church retreats
  • Knitting, quilting, and crafting groups
  • Hiking or birding clubs
  • Bachelor(ette) parties

Individual Room Rentals (Seasonally)

  • Room #1: $85– sleeps 4 Creekside Room
  • Room #2: $50– sleeps 2 Smokehouse Room
  • Room #3: $75– sleeps 2 Farmstead Room
  • Room #4: $65– sleeps 3 Firecircle Room
  • Room #5: $76– sleeps 4 Treehouse Room
  • Room #6: $76– sleeps 4 Springhouse Room
  • Room #7: $50– sleeps 2 Eagle’s Nest Room
  • Room #8: $85– sleeps 6 Backcountry Room
  • Room #9: $125– sleeps 3 Towpath Room (limited mobility)

Website

www.airbnb.com

 


City of Akron – Cascade Lofts
Akron

Cascade LoftsThis is a unique new space being offered for overnight accommodation.  It can accommodate 5 hikers and is steps overlooking the Towpath.

  • This is a recently-refurbished apartment with state-of-the-art appliances.It features an artisan crafted interior with many reclaimed materials in all new furnishings and artwork. This is where you begin to truly experience Akron.
  • There are two bedrooms, each accommodating two guests.
  • Cartage is available if you need your luggage moved to your next accommodation point.  This is an ideal accommodation spot, central to many day trails around Akron.
  • Close to UnCorked Wine Bar, Blu-Jazz Club and art stores.

Website

 


Exchange House – Hostel in the North Hill neighborhood.
Akron

Exchange House730 Elma Road, Akron Ohio

Located in the North Hill community in Akron, the Better Block project recently opened their doors in February. They offer three rooms for hikers and cyclists. On some evenings there are cultural events that can enhance your stay. Located within the Bhutanese community, this cultural exchange center offers more than just a bed for the night. Breakfast, is provided by ExploreAFoot.

  • 1 room $50 including cleaning fee.
  • 2 rooms $75 including fee.
  • All 3 rooms $100 including cleaning fee.
  • Breakfast is offered for $6.00 per person and is a help yourself breakfast bases on the hiker or cyclist needs.

Website

 


Courtyard by Mariott
Independence

Courtyard by MariottAbout a half a mile up the road from the towpath, is the new modern Courtyard by Marriott.  Built with millennials and business people in mind, it is easy on the eyes and perfect for the hiker who needs a comfortable bed in a hotel with a modern flair.  It is in a part of town that does not require too much walking to get to dinner. This is especially attractive after hiking more than ten miles.   It is surrounded by art galleries and is a stone throw distance away from the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad.

Website

 

 


Casa Bella B&B
Barberton

Casa Bella B&BA Bed and Breakfast on Lake Anna, gives hikers privacy, by giving them full use of the house.  Snacks and breakfast foods are provided in the kitchen and hikers are encouraged to help themselves to breakfast offerings.  Hikers can easily reach Casa Bella; it is a great overnight stop for hikers who are making their way to Canal Fulton.  Restaurants and coffee places are a short walk away.  The hosts offer the added bonus for hikers who would like to use the complimentary YMCA membership - perhaps a dip in the therapy pool after a long day of hiking.  Access to accommodations is by way of an access code for the back door which is supplied to hikers on the day of their arrival.

 


Fulton House on Pleasant Hill
Canal Fulton

Fulton House on Pleasant HillCindy and Paul Begocius are ready to welcome you to their traditional Bed & Breakfast.  Yes, there will be one more small hill to climb, but it might be good to stretch those muscles a little before finding rest.  The owners are knowledgeable about the history of the area, and are gracious hosts.

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