One experience nearly all Kenyon parents share is trying to find a place to stay near the College. With a limited number of rooms available in Knox County, parents often find themselves in Granville, Mansfield, or Newark.
For major weekends—such as the opening or closing of a semester or Family Weekend—reservations should be made as early as possible. For Commencement Weekend, residence-hall rooms may be reserved.
The area around Gambier provides many different types of accommodations, from bed-and-breakfast establishments, to inns and motels, to large hotels in Columbus. Remember to make your reservations early, no matter where you decide to stay.
Please note that directions to the accommodations in the towns listed below are in relation to Gambier.
(17 miles north off Ohio 13 on Ohio 97 West)
(12 miles southeast off Rt. 541)
(29 miles northwest, off Ohio 13)
(50 miles southwest on Interstate 71)
(33 miles east on U.S. 36)
(12 miles east on Ohio 715, 4 miles from U.S. 36 and 62)
(30 miles south on Ohio 661)
(8 miles east on U.S. 36)
(21 miles northwest, at U.S. 42 and Ohio 546)
(30 miles north on Ohio 13)
(40 miles northeast on Ohio 62)
(28 miles north, off Interstate 71 on Ohio 95)
(4 miles west on Ohio 229)
(29 miles south on Ohio 13)
(32 miles northeast on Ohio 39)