City Guide - Cleveland - 6/6/14

One of the largest cities in the US, Cleveland is a city full of surprises. Both, gritty and sophisticated it welcomes the seasoned traveler with plenty to see. From the historical homes of Cleveland Heights to the aggressive dilapidation of East Cleveland the city has a culture and charm all it’s own.

TO STAY

Washington Place Bistro & Inn

Located in Little Italy this 7-room inn offers a quaint sense of home and distinct luxury. The inn’s fist class amenities, proximity to Cleveland’s cultural institutions, and Washington Place Bistro make this the perfect place to stay. Prices vary but start at about $165//£99 2203 Cornell Road Cleveland OH 44106

Glidden House

This gorgeous Gothic mansion built in 1910 turned 60-room boutique hotel demands that you “expect the unexpected” and it delivers. Situated on the grounds of Case Western Reserve University, this boutique is an experience of pure luxury with custom made beds, sweeping views and old world ambiance. Prices vary but start at about $169//£100 1901 Ford Drive, Cleveland, OH 44106

Wyndham Cleveland at PlayhouseSquare

Recently renovated in the heart of Cleveland’s bustling theater district this boutique with 205 oversized suites is the perfect spot for business and pleasure. Complete with amenities, such as, wireless internet, the exclusive Wyndham Smart Chair, True Blue Spa products, BeWell Bedding, and a 13,000 sq/ft (1210 sq/m) meeting facility guests can enjoy the convenience of staying connected while being pampered. Prices vary but start at about $116//£70 1260 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115

TO EAT

L’Albatros Traditional French Brasserie

L’Albatros, is another shining star on famed chef and restaurateur Zack Bruell’s lapel. Located in an old carriage house on the campus of Case Western Reserve University the menu offers refreshing twists on French cuisine that will leave the most avid connoisseur of French cuisine more than satisfied. The savory “French Toast” is highly recommended. 11401 Bellflower Road, Cleveland, OH 44106

Michaelangelo's

Michaelangelo's is the best Cleveland has to offer in Italian food. Award winning executive Chef, Michael Annandono presents classic Italian cuisine in a casual contemporary environment. Open late this is the ideal place for a spontaneous romantic evening or night out with friends. 2198 Murray Hill Road, Cleveland, OH 44106

Pier W

Nestled on a cliff overlooking Lake Erie, Pier W, has conceivably the best view in the city. Designed to resemble the interior of a luxury cruiser, its minimalist air allows the diner to focus on the majesty of the lake and the stylish fresh cuisine. 12700 Lake Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107

Tommy’s Restaurant – Coventry Village

Founded in 1972 Tommy’s in Coventry Village has been a staple to Cleveland locals. The restaurant specialises in fresh natural foods that cater to the individual diner’s dietary needs. Whether you are vegan, vegetarian or carnivorous Tommy’s has something for you. 1824 Coventry Road, Cleveland Heights, Ohio 44118

TO SHOP

Coventry Village

Cleveland’s famous hippie hotspot is now a place for everyone offering eateries, shops, live music, and coffee shops. The neighborhood is alive at any time of the day with a refreshingly diverse crowd. Coventry Road between Mayfield Road and Euclid Heights Blvd. in Cleveland Heights, Ohio 44106

Four and Twenty The Mercantile

This beautiful offbeat shop offers everything you need for your home. The store is presented like a magazine editorial, and is a paragon of taste. The mélange of vintage and industrial goods is cluttered, yet inviting. 12433 Cedar Rd, Cleveland, Ohio 44106

5th Street Arcades

Located in the downtown Cleveland these arcades are a historical landmarks offering unique architecture. Built in 1911 and renovated in the 2012 this busy location offers shopping and dining exclusive to the area. East 4th and East 6th Streets, bound by Euclid and Prospect Avenues at each end.

TO DO

Cleveland Museum of Art

A must see for anyone visiting Cleveland. This museum houses an impressive collection of art and ancient artifacts. The works are presented with minimal security demanding reverence while allowing one to take in the beauty of detail. 11150 East Boulevard, Cleveland, Ohio 44106

PlayhouseSquare

This collection of 10 performance spaces, including 5 newly renovated to their 1920s glory is a site to see. The opulent surroundings offer more than 1,000 Broadways shows, and performances year round. 1501 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44115

Cleveland Botanical Garden

Offering 20 different gardens, including rainforest and desert biomes the Cleveland Botanical Gardens is infinitely fascinating. This peaceful and restorative setting will be an inspiration to anyone who visits. 11030 East Boulevard | Cleveland, OH | 44106 9

ADDRESS BOOK

TO STAY

Washington Place Bistro & Inn 2203 Cornell Road Cleveland OH 44106 216.791.6500
Glidden House 1901 Ford Drive, Cleveland, OH 44106 1-866-812-4537
Wyndham Cleveland at PlayhouseSquare 1260 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115 1-216-615-7500

TO EAT

L’Albatros 11401 Bellflower Road, Cleveland, OH 44106 216-791-7880
Michaelangelo's 2198 Murray Hill Road, Cleveland, OH 44106 (216) 721-0300
Pier W 12700 Lake Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107 216.228.2250
Tommy’s Restaurant – Coventry Village 1824 Coventry Road, Cleveland Heights, Ohio 44118 216-321-7757

TO SHOP

Coventry Village Coventry Road between Mayfield Road and Euclid Heights Blvd. in Cleveland Heights, Ohio 44106
Four and Twenty The Mercantile 12433 Cedar Rd, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 (216) 802-9100
5th Street Arcades East 4th and East 6th Streets, bound by Euclid and Prospect Avenues at each end.

TO DO

Cleveland Museum of Art 11150 East Boulevard, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 216-421-7350 PlayhouseSquare 1501 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44115
Cleveland Botanical Garden 11030 East Boulevard | Cleveland, OH | 44106 216.721.1600

Frances Eugenia