Extended Stay America - Akron, OH
Known as both the Rubber Capital of the World as well as the City of Invention, Akron, Ohio,
is a great place for business or leisure travel. If you're looking for Akron, Ohio hotels, Extended Stay
America has two great places to stay, both offering a great price.
Since its founding in
1825, Akron has been influenced by the rubber industry. The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company,
ranked number 112 on Fortune Magazine's list of top 500 companies, maintains its
headquarters in Akron, just seven miles from the Extended Stay America hotels.
is another Fortune 500 company, FirstEnergy. This diversified energy company is involved in
numerous aspects of the energy business. Serving over 4.5 million people, FirstEnergy is the
nation's fifth largest investor-owned electric system.
Other aspects of Akron's business
economy are quite diverse, with companies like GOJO, makers of Purell, the trucking company
Roadway Express and Myers Industries, manufacturer of polymer products. Helping attract companies
like Myers Industries is the University of Akron , an institution with 26,000 students which is
regarded by some to be a world leader in polymer research.
Akron also offers visitors plenty
of family-friendly fun. Baseball fans will want to take in an Akron Aeros game. The Aeros are the
AA affiliate of the Cleveland Indians. The accredited world conservation zoo, Akron Zoo , more
than 700 animals, including the rare snow leopard, endangered Humboldt penguins and Galapagos
While you may not be ready to play in the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational at the
Firestone Country Club, golfers will enjoy the 18-hole Western Reserve Golf Course , located in
Poland, OH, just nine miles from the hotels.
For a comfortable, convenient, and affordable
Akron hotel, Extended Stay is a