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Where to stay

Swanton is a village in the northwest of Ohio however as it is such a small community, visitors to the area who are looking for hotel accommodation may find a greater choice of places to stay in the surrounding areas. The closest city is Toledo and you will find a variety of different types of motels, hotels and suites as well as bed and breakfast facilities here. However, for those who prefer a more tranquil setting in the countryside there are also several options nearby.

hotelThe Triple T Bed and Breakfast in Findlay, has spacious and charmingly decorated rooms all with private bathrooms, cable television, and wireless Internet and either a private balcony of patio area. It is located amid mid 20 wooded acres in a beautiful and scenic setting where guests can relax and enjoy watching horses graze nearby or indulge in more active pursuits such as horseback trail rides, horse riding lessons, hiking or swimming in the outdoor pool which is open seasonally. Younger children can enjoy pony cart rides while their parents enjoy a chilled glass of wine under the gazebo in the hotel’s outdoor patio area. A hearty country breakfast is included in the price of your room – home-cooked, of course – and BBQ facilities including fire rings are available in the evenings too. The Victorian Housley House is another Bed and Breakfast which has a quaint traditional English country garden and is one of the oldest establishments of its kind in the area having been built in the 1800’s. Listed on the National Heritage Register, it is located in the historical canal town of Grand Rapids in North West Ohio, within easy access of Swanton. It offers a variety of different types of accommodation including the exclusive Dillin Room that has its own private Jacuzzi and feather bed with amazing views across the Maumee River. Regular campfire evenings are held for guests in the English Garden that includes a three-tier water fountain, two gazebos and sweet scented roses and other blooms that fill the air with their beautiful perfume.

If you prefer more upmarket hotel accommodation the Country Inn & Suites by Carlson in Marion may be more suited to your needs especially if you are visiting Swanton on business. This hotel offers free High-Speed Internet in all rooms as well as fax and copy service at the front desk and there are also spa facilities available that include a pool and whirlpool. A complimentary buffet breakfast and free daily newspaper is also covered in the room rate while additional amenities on site include a same-day dry cleaning service and cosy fireplace where guests can curl up in an armchair with a good book during the colder months of the year. Alternatively if you are in the area to check out Ohio’s Northern University or visiting a student there then you may want to stay in a hotel close to the campus. The Inn is a full-service luxury hotel that is situated on 300 acres of beautiful land within the University Campus and is also just a few minutes walk from all the area has to offer from museums to art galleries, hiking trails to cycling paths.

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