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Get an overview of this hotelHistoric mansion on Case Western Reserve campus

With a stay at The Glidden House in Cleveland (University Circle), you'll be minutes from Cleveland Botanical Garden and Cleveland Museum of Art.

This romantic hotel is within close proximity of Cleveland Institute of Music and Western Reserve Historical Society.

Make yourself at home in one of the 60 air-conditioned rooms featuring plasma televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as phones with free local calls.

Make use of convenient amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and wedding services.

Enjoy a meal at a restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Planning an event in Cleveland? This hotel has 3000 square feet (279 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and a meeting room. Free self parking is available onsite.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Situated on the campus of Case Western Reserve University, in the University Circle district, the Glidden House was built in 1910, in French Gothic style, by an heir to the Glidden Paint Company fortune. Today the mansion displays beautifully preserved features such as hand-carved woodwork and intricate plaster ceilings, along with modern design elements.

The hotel serves a hot and cold buffet breakfast each morning. The lobby bar, Palette, serves evening tapas and cocktails.

The landscaped garden patio with gazebo and umbrella tables offers a relaxing retreat. Free self parking is available, and guests receive discounted passes to a nearby fitness center on campus. Wireless Internet access is complimentary in public areas.

The hotel is smoke-free.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Year Built 1910 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Business center 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • One meeting room 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Total number of rooms - 60 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free self parking 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 279 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 3000 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Smoke-free property 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Plasma TV 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Free local calls 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Phone 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

The hotel serves a daily complimentary hot and cold buffet breakfast with fresh-baked croissants, bagels, and pastries; hard-boiled eggs wrapped in Canadian bacon; fresh fruit; yogurt; cereal; coffee; and juice.

Palette - Lobby bar. Cocktails, tapas. Open evenings, Friday-Saturday.

Room service - Late morning to late evening.

Nearby Things to Do

The Cleveland Botanical Gardens, with Japanese, rose, herb, woodland, and perennial gardens, among others, is a great place to stroll and take in the sights.

The 18-hole Highland Park Golf Course is eight miles away.

Guest discounts to a campus fitness center are provided at the front desk.

The recreational activities listed below are available on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at 10:00 PM

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Glidden House
  • Glidden House Cleveland
  • Glidden House Hotel
  • Glidden House Hotel Cleveland
  • Glidden Hotel Cleveland
  • Glidden House Inn Cleveland, Ohio

We should mention

Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.


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