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Discover Dayton, the City of Innovation
Known as “the Gem city,” Dayton, Ohio offers the perfect blend of big-city energy and midwestern charm. Hotel Ardent is located right in the middle of the action—just steps from of world-class colleges and universities, arts and culture, entertainment, sports, and nightlife.
Welcome to the City of Knowledge
Dayton is home to a host of top colleges and universities, attracting top educational talent from across the Midwest and beyond. We’re proud to call these fine institutions our neighbors.
UNIVERSITES & COLLEGES:
Welcome to the City of Creativity
Hotel Ardent is close to multiple live venues making it the ideal home base for theatre-lovers. Take in a show at the Schuster Center or the Contemporary Dayton to explore the region’s premier contemporary art center.
ART & CULTURE
Welcome to the City of Nightlife
In addition to our own gem, Bistecca, Dayton is home to a number of fabulous restaurants, offering a wide range of cuisines and experiences. You can’t go wrong with any of these local favorites.
Welcome to the City of Entertainment
Ready to take in a ballgame or go for a bike ride? Want to take in the latest box office hit? Check out these nearby activities—there’s something for everyone in Dayton.
SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Location & Transportation
Hotel Ardent is located right in the heart of downtown Dayton, within walking distance of multiple activities and attractions, and served by multiple public bus lines. Paid parking is available on-site or in multiple garages and parking lots nearby.