COMFORTABLE SHOES AND CLOTHING
Bring comfortable shoes and casual clothing for walking tours of the city and around University Circle. As much of the city is under construction, please watch for construction detours.
Cleveland is proud of its wide ethnic diversity.
FOUR DISTINCT SEASONS
There are four distinct seasons in Cleveland: Spring is mostly wet and lasts from March to May; Summer can be hot and sunny and lasts from June to August; Fall is mild and lasts from September to November, and Winter is cold and snowy and lasts from December to February. Even with this information, weather conditions can change at a moment's notice.
Taxi cabs are more easily available in the downtown area. If you need transportation closer to the hotel, seek the assistance of the bell staff or concierge.
Tipping is greatly appreciated and a tip of 15 to 20 percent is a customary gratuity for good service in a restaurant or bar.
DID YOU KNOW ?
Cleveland is a green city
Cleveland is a green city with its outer ring of Metroparks surrounding the city, as well as the Metroparks Zoo; it offers the locals much in the way of multi-seasonal recreational options. Please see the concierge for maps and lists of seasonal activities.
Dittrick Museum Of Medical History
This local treasure is located at 11000 Euclid Ave. Cleveland Ohio 44106, less than 5 minutes from the Hotel and is dedicated to the study of the medical past through a distinguished collection of rare books, artifacts,archives and images.
Lake View Cemetery
Lake View Cemetery, founded in 1869, contains the final resting place of some of Cleveland's most illustrious and industrious citizens in a beautiful horticultural park of 285 acres. It's located at the top of Mayfield Road, just outside Little Italy.
Shaker Heights, located just southeast of Cleveland, was named after a communal religious sect that lived here from 1822 to 1888. Many artifacts are preserved in the Shaker Historical Museum located on South Park Boulevard.
University Circle is home to more than 70 cultural, educational, healthcare, social, religious and other institutions.
WHAT TO PACK
A camera is a great way to bring home some of the scenic beauty Cleveland has to offer.
Although credit cards are the preferred American way to pay, it's still a good idea to carry some cash.
Bring an extra suitcase or bag along to hold the items you've purchased while in town.
It is a good idea to contact the concierge in order to find out what type of clothing to include for your trip, as Cleveland's weather can change at a moment's notice.