Dropping your kid off at Kent State University? Hotels-Rates will guide you to the best hotel in Kent, OH. Hotels-Rates can provide detailed information on services offered, convenience to surrounding locations and nearby points of interest. Our comprehensive hotel database shows that there are 7 hotels in Kent within 5 miles of Kent State University, with the lowest rate for those hotels being $44.96. We also found 1 hotels in Kent within 1 miles of the school, with the lowest rate for those hotels being $129. If you’re looking for fun places in Kent, make sure you check out the Summit Mall or the Hale Farm & Village.