Construction Nearing Completion on New Kent State University Hotel

Cathedral City, California (PressExposure) May 22, 2013 -- Construction is advancing and nearing completion on the highly anticipated Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center in Kent, Ohio. The hotel is scheduled to open in mid-June 2013.

The hotel is located immediately adjacent to the Kent State University campus, at 215 South Depeyster Street. It will feature 94 rooms, consisting of King and Double Queen rooms as well as three Executive Suites and a Presidential Suite. Prices are currently estimated to start at around $139 per night.

The hotel will feature over 5,000 square feet of flexible conference space to be used for meetings, parties or weddings, a heated indoor pool, and workout facility. An onsite restaurant and lounge will feature high end cuisine and cocktails and will utilize local farm-fresh produce and organic ingredients wherever possible.

The property will be managed by Riley Hotel Group, a US top-100 hotel management company based out of Medina, Ohio.

"We recognize the importance of this hotel to both Kent State and the community of Kent, Ohio and could not be more excited or honored to be involved," said Joe Moffa, President of Riley Hotel Group. "Riley is truly committed to ensuring that the expectations of the citizens of Kent are met and exceeded and that this endeavor is a success.

The culmination of 5 years of planning and collaboration between Alumni, University Officials and the Kent State Foundation, Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center is a partnership between The Pizzuti Companies and the Kent State University Foundation and is a centerpiece of the $100 million redevelopment of downtown Kent, Ohio.

Reservations are currently being accepted for dates beginning June 21st, 2013 and can be made by calling 330-346-0100 or by visiting the website at For more information, call 330-590-8015.

About Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center:

Conveniently located in the heart of Kent Ohio's recently renovated and vibrant downtown area and immediately adjacent to the Kent State University campus, the 94 room boutique style hotel will feature over 5,000 square feet of flexible Conference Space, heated indoor pool, workout facility, and an onsite restaurant & lounge. For more information, visit

About Riley Hotel Group:

Established in 2003, Riley Hotel Group is a premier luxury development and management company dedicated to helping hotel owners provide superb levels of service. Riley provides lucrative partnerships to investment groups, developers, owners, and operators. The company's portfolio includes independent and franchised hotels in California, Michigan, Ohio, Georgia, and Wyoming. Riley offers real estate brokerage, hospitality consulting, creative design, employee training, sales and marketing, and joint venture opportunities. For more information, visit

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Press Release Submitted On: May 23, 2013 at 12:44 am
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