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The Akron Retreat | Modern 3-Bedroom Oasis

  • 5 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Bathrooms

Welcome to The Akron Retreat

Experience luxury and style at this beautifully renovated home in the heart of Highland Square. Our modern and contemporary West Akron home is the perfect place to host you and your loved ones. The home is located in a friendly and welcoming neighborhood, and your hosts are always close by to assist you during your stay.

This century home has undergone a full renovation, and features brand new amenities for you to enjoy. The open concept kitchen and living room are flooded with natural light and feature a modern breakfast bar and a Smart TV. Each bedroom is equipped with its own Smart TV and blackout curtains, as well as a noise machine to ensure a peaceful night's sleep. The beds are outfitted with high-end bedding, pillows, and towels, making you feel like you're at a five-star hotel. High-speed internet with a mesh system is available throughout the entire home.

The Akron Retreat is a three-bedroom, two-bathroom home. Two of the bedrooms have a queen-sized bed, and the third bedroom has a twin-sized bed. This home is the perfect blend of style and comfort, and we can't wait to host you!


Neighborhood Overview

Upon check-in at the Akron Retreat, guests will receive a Welcome Binder that includes recommendations for local attractions and activities, as well as information on nearby hiking trails. Located in the vibrant neighborhood of Highland Square, the guesthouse is just a short walk from the area's many shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues. It is also close to Cuyahoga Valley National Park, and just blocks away from the beautiful stately homes on Jefferson and Dorchester. The Akron Retreat is a short drive from downtown Akron, hospitals, the University of Akron, and popular destinations such as Stan Hywet, the John Brown House, and the Akron Children's Museum. Cleveland is just a 45-minute drive away. The Mustard Seed, a popular health food grocery store and restaurant, is also just minutes from the guesthouse. Highland Square is a great neighborhood for walking, with plenty of tree-lined sidewalks and shade.

Highland Square is a vibrant and lively neighborhood located in Akron, Ohio. This historic area is known for its tree-lined streets, charming brick homes, and thriving local businesses. The neighborhood is located just a short distance from downtown Akron, making it a convenient location for those who want to be close to all that the city has to offer.

One of the standout features of Highland Square is its diverse and lively culture. The neighborhood is home to a mix of young professionals, families, and students, and there is always something going on. The area is known for its many local shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues, which offer a variety of cuisine and experiences.

In addition to its many amenities, Highland Square is also home to several parks and green spaces. The neighborhood is located just a short distance from Highland Park, which features a playground, basketball courts, and a picnic area. There are also several walking trails and bike paths throughout the neighborhood, providing plenty of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors.

Overall, Highland Square is a wonderful place to live, work, and play. Its central location and vibrant culture make it a popular choice for those looking to call Akron home.


Cameras on Exterior of Property

An exterior camera is placed on the property to monitor the driveway and walkways leading up to the entry door. This is for the benefit of our caretakers and to ensure that the home is properly prepared for arriving guests. The camera does not invade the privacy of guests and is only used for insurance and liability purposes. During your stay, you will have access to the entire home and property, with the exception of the basement, which is used for storage.


Host Overview

 Hosts live very close by and are available in case you need anything during your stay. Please don't hesitate to reach out if you need anything!  


Getting Around Akron

There are several ways to get around Akron, Ohio. The most popular mode of transportation is by car, as the city is served by a network of roads and highways, including Interstates 76 and 77, which provide easy access to the rest of the region. 

For those without a car, Akron has a number of public transportation options available. The Akron Metro Bus system operates throughout the city and offers a variety of routes and schedules to meet the needs of riders. There is also a bus rapid transit system, known as the Metro RTA Rapid, which provides fast and convenient service to popular destinations in the city. 

In addition to buses, Akron also has a bike-share program called Zagster, which allows residents and visitors to rent bikes at one location and return them to another. The program has a number of stations throughout the city, making it easy to get around by bike.

Finally, taxi and ride-sharing services, such as Uber and Lyft, are also available in Akron, providing another option for getting around the city. 

If you have your own vehicle, there is parking in the driveway, inside the private 1-car garage, or on the street. Please be mindful not to block any of our amazing neighbors'  driveways with your vehicles.  

House Rules

-Our home can comfortably accommodate up to 5 guests  

-At no additional fee, we have 1  pack and play (with fitted sheets and blanket) and 1  high chair available if needed. At the time of your reservation, please notify us and we will have everything set up for you upon arrival.   

-No additional guests are permitted during your stay other than who is disclosed in your reservation.  

-Please remove your shoes upon entering the home. There's a shoe container at the front door to place your shoes in.                                           

🚭 Absolutely no smoking of any substance or form inside or outside our property. If you or your guests smoke inside our home, there will be an automatic $500.00 cleaning fee charged to you. Any cigarette butts found will be subject to $100/butt fine to be picked led up by my crew.   

🚫 Absolutely no glitter or sequins allowed inside our home. We will add on an additional cleaning fee of $100.00 if glitter is found.                                                           

🚫 We do not allow pets inside our home. If you have a trained service animal, (Service animals are working animals that have been trained to perform specific  tasks that assist disabled people) you MUST disclose this at booking. We will have to arrange for special cleaning after your departure.   

-Guests may park in the driveway or on the street.  

-This home is in a residential community and there is a noise ordnance in place after 9PM.   The yard is partially fenced in. Please be aware of this if you have young children.  

- We are happy to allow you an earlier arrival or later departure IF it is available that day, although I will not know until 24 hours beforehand. However, if you would like to guarantee an earlier arrival or later departure then there is a fee required to block off the additional time and/or increase the size of the cleaning crew in order to accomodate.  

-Our fee is $50/hour for up to 4 hours of more time, more than that, we ask that you book an additional night.

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Welcome to The Akron Retreat!

Living room with plenty of seating for the whole crew!

Unique keypad code for each guest to access the home.

Open concept living room flows with ease into the kitchen so everyone gets to visit.

The stairway leads up to three bedrooms and second-floor full bathroom.

We are so glad YOU are here.

Amenities

Parking & facilities

Parking available, Parking-on-street, Parking included

Services

Laundry service optional

Policies

Accessible 24/7, Children welcome, Low allergen environment, Pets not allowed, Smoking not allowed, Wheelchair inaccessible

Kitchen & dining

Gas BBQ, Blender, Children's high chair, Coffee machine, Cooking utensils, Dishwasher, Grill, Kitchen stove, Microwave, Oven, Refrigerator, Spices, Toaster, Vacuum cleaner

Location features

Downtown, Town

Bathroom & laundry

Bathroom & Laundry, Bed linen, Hair dryer, Clothes dryer, Essentials, Iron & Board, Shower, Towel set, Bathtub, Washing machine

Heating & cooling

Air conditioning, Ceiling fans, Central heating, Fireplace, Heating available

Entertainment

TV (Antenna)

Internet & office

Wireless Broadband Internet

Home Safety

Carbon Monoxide Detector, Fire Extinguisher, First aid kit, Smoke Detector

House Rules

  • Children welcome

  • Low allergen environment

  • Pets not allowed

  • Smoking not allowed

  • Wheelchair inaccessible

Check-in: 04:00 PM

Check-out: 10:00 AM

Location

Welcome to your Akron adventure! Finding your way to The Akron Retreat  is a breeze!

From Akron-Canton Airport:

  1. Head east on Lauby Rd toward Akron-Canton Airport Terminal.
  2. Merge onto I-77 N via the ramp to Akron.
  3. Take exit 125A for OH-59 E/Perkins St.
  4. Merge onto E Voris St.
  5. Turn right onto S Broadway St.
  6. Continue onto S Main St.
  7. Turn left onto W Bowery St.
  8. Turn right onto W North St.
  9. Turn left onto Bloomfield Ave.
  10. Property  will be on your right.

From Downtown Akron:

  1. Head southeast on S Main St toward E Mill St.
  2. Turn left onto E Bowery St.
  3. Turn right onto W North St.
  4. Turn left onto Bloomfield Ave.
  5. Property  will be on your right.

From I-77 Southbound:

  1. Take exit 21A for OH-59 W/Perkins St.
  2. Merge onto W Market St.
  3. Turn left onto S Main St.
  4. Turn right onto W Bowery St.
  5. Turn right onto W North St.
  6. Turn left onto Bloomfield Ave.
  7. Property  will be on your right.

From I-77 Northbound:

  1. Take exit 123A toward OH-59 W/Perkins St.
  2. Merge onto E Market St.
  3. Turn right onto S Main St.
  4. Turn right onto W Bowery St.
  5. Turn right onto W North St.
  6. Turn left onto Bloomfield Ave.
  7. Property will be on your right.

Enjoy your stay in Akron!

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The Akron Retreat | Modern 3-Bedroom Oasis
Akron, United States
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