University Circle, which surrounds the hotels and the University, is a 550- acre, park-like concentration of approximately 50 cultural, medical, educational, religious, and social service institutions located at the eastern edge of the city center. University Circle attracts visitors from throughout the region to its amazing array of world-class museums, concerts, theater performances, athletic events, public lectures, exhibits, and restaurants. Housing, shopping, and recreational facilities are all located in the area.

These accommodations are recommended by the Physics Department for our visitors. They are not affiliated with the University.

Glidden House

The Glidden House is roughly in the center of the North Quad of the University.

Listed in the National Registry of Historical Places, the Glidden House comprises the original mansion of the Glidden family (Glidden paints). 52 guest rooms and 8 suites possess a delicate blend of originality and quality, and offer the most sophisticated amenities of home and office. The Inn’s personalized service, elegant architectural features, fireplaces and first-class restaurant, Sergio’s, are but a few of the many attributes ensuring a memorable experience. Glidden House is most effectively located on the Case campus. The official address is:

1901 Ford Drive
Cleveland, OH 44106
phone: (216) 231-8900

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Notre Maison

Notre Maison is a beautiful French Provincial mansion located on 2 wooded acres, minutes from campus by car, and walkable for the brisk at heart. “Our House” is off the public pathway thus an exquisitely alternative, quiet atmosphere, privacy, charm and comfort abound at this gracefully- appointed B&B. The independent and fully equipped Carriage House on the grounds is available for both nightly and extended stays. Notre Maison’s most colorful proprietress has welcomed countless visitors and dignitaries from all over the world, and it is not unusual to hear five languages spoken at her table! The official address is:


2557 North Park Blvd
Cleveland Hts, OH 44106
phone: (216) 932-8769

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The Alcazar Hotel

Also listed in the National Registry of Historical Places, the Alcazar is recognized by the Cleveland Chapter of the American Inst. of Architects. Your stay is like a visit to old friends and features brilliant Spanish tile work, stone floors, and a towering arched window framing the lovely courtyard garden. Rooms, efficiencies and small apartments are available for visitor and resident satisfaction. Everything you’ll need is within walking distance of the hotel, and public transportation provides ready access to Case, University Circle’s many acclaimed cultural institutions, and downtown attractions. The official address is:

2450 Derbyshire Rd
Cleveland Hts, OH 44106
phone: (216) 321-5400

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Directions to the Alcazar Hotel from Hopkins Airport

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