May 31, 2017. Oberlin, Ohio – Summer is when parents and their high schoolers hit the road, blending the requisite college tours with vacation fun. After Forbes ranked Oberlin College one of the top 25 Colleges in the Midwest last year, it’s no surprise that a stop in this charming Ohio town is programmed into the GPS of prospective students and parents. To welcome road warriors,The Hotel at Oberlin is offering its “Summer Obie-Nights” package, specifically designed for the college-bound and their family.
A standout among the new breed of campus hotels, The Hotel at Oberlin is the new 70-room boutique property that is on track for LEED Platinum certification and owned by Oberlin College. It’s located in the green heart of the famously progressive city of Oberlin and surrounded by the campus of Oberlin College.
Parents -- and their college-bound kids -- will find that this classic college town is a relaxing getaway, with its tree-lined streets, shops and galleries, a renowned art museum and summertime concerts in Tappan Square, across the street from the hotel. The Hotel at Oberlin offers state-of-the-art facilities as well as the lively 1833 Restaurant, where Chef Jim Barnhart prepares a menu focused on local purveyors. The hotel is also home to The Birenbaum, a performance space that hosts special musical events. Parents can use a stay at The Hotel at Oberlin as teaching moment, since the property was designed as one of the most environmentally sustainable hotels in the world, a place that awakens every member of the family to the possibilities of environmentally responsible living.
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The Hotel at Oberlin, owned by Oberlin College, is a 70-room property that opened in September 2016. It is the first hotel in the US to incorporate solar, geothermal, and radiant heating and cooling, and is on track to qualify for the rigorous LEED Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The hotel also includes a 6,500 square foot meeting and function space as well as 1833, a restaurant overseen by Executive Chef Jim Barnhart. The Hotel at Oberlin is managed by The Olympia Companies, who have created a new breed of sustainable, environmental and philanthropic boutique hotels that they manage, develop and/or own. Rates at The Hotel at Oberlin start at $129 per night. The Hotel at Oberlin, 10 East College Street, Oberlin, Ohio 44074 www.thehotelatoberlin.com
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