Dundee, Ohio, Hotels

by T.L. Chancellor

Dundee is located in the heart of Tuscarawas County and just 90 minutes from three major Midwest cities -- Cleveland, Columbus and Pittsburgh. Dundee is part of Amish country, and the nation’s largest settlement is nearby. Dundee has just one lodging option inside its city limits, but thanks to the popularity of the Amish community, plenty of hotels sit within a 30-mile radius.

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The Sojourner

The Sojourner Lodge and Log Cabin Suites is the only hotel or lodging option in Dundee. Six suites feature amenities like kitchens, living rooms, fireplaces, Jacuzzi tubs and large bedrooms. The property has its own fire pit for outdoor lounging. The Sojourner is on 20 acres of land, and it features hiking trails, a lake and courtyards filled with flowerbeds. The Sojourner has a reputation for bird watching, with species that include Canadian geese, green herons and bluebirds.

In Strasburg

The Ramada Limited in Strasburg is just nine miles from Dundee and is close to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton. The hotel offers several package deals that include tie-ins with a local pizza place, golf courses and the book "The Polar Express." The hotel has four different types of rooms, an indoor pool, discounts for government employees, and complimentary items like breakfast and wireless Internet access throughout the hotel. Guests take advantage of a guest laundry area or have their clothes sent out to be cleaned. The hotel’s conference room accommodates up to 42 people.

In Wilmot

The Inn at Amish Door is in Wilmot, located nine miles from Dundee. The Inn is set on a hill that allows guests to get a 360-degree view of the Ohio countryside. This Victorian-style hotel offers 52 rooms -- all rooms featuring furniture handcrafted by the local Amish community. The Inn has its own conference center, offers a continental breakfast, a heated indoor pool, wireless Internet access and guest laundry. Guests can upgrade to suites that feature Jacuzzi tubs and fireplaces. Guests also use the Inn as a home base for exploration of the local Amish community. After shopping for Amish-made wares, wind down the day at the Amish Door Restaurant, which has been honored by USA Today.

In Canton

For those who wish to stay in a larger city and commute to Dundee, Canton is about 26 miles away and offers several lodging options. If guests like a wealth of amenities, the McKinley Grand is a good option. The hotel offers 10,000 square feet of meeting and convention space, a complimentary airport shuttle, free wireless Internet access, an on-site restaurant named after Jim Thorpe and an on-site spa. The hotel offers packages for lovers, for those looking for a spa day and for Pro Football Hall of Fame induction weekend.

About the Author

T.L Chancellor has more than 12 years of newspaper reporting and editing experience. She has written extensively about education, business and city government. She has also worked at a public relations firm, focusing on environmental issues with clients.