Updated: Jul 20
Located in the heart of Downtown Cleveland, the Hilton Hotel offers guests a convenient stay near many event venues, shopping areas and entertainment hubs. The hotel features 600 beautifully-decorated rooms, wonderful views of the city skyline and Lake Erie, as well as luxurious amenities for you to enjoy a smooth stay.
This hotel is a great option for business travelers as you'll have access to a dedicated business center, 18 meeting rooms, and it's connected to The Convention Center of Cleveland as well as the Global Center for Health Innovation through an indoor walkway. If you are traveling for pleasure, its central location will put you within walking distance of many sports venues, upscale clubs and interesting museums.
If you are driving to the city or renting a car for your vacation, it's a good idea to research parking options nearby to avoid surprises during your stay at the Hilton Cleveland Downtown. Your best bet? Reserve and pay for your parking days ahead of time with the SmartPass by Smarking. Our garage is conveniently located just minutes away from the hotel, and only pass holders have access so you can be sure your car will be safely parked.
Parking Options Near the Hilton Cleveland Downtown
When traveling to the heart of such a big metropolitan area, you'll want to plan an extra 15 to 20 minutes to drive around looking for a parking spot. To help you plan ahead, save time, and avoid parking tickets, check out nearby paid parking and free options.
Huntington Park Garage
You'll find the Huntington Park Garage just across the street from the Hilton's entrance, and it's actually the hotel's designated parking facility, although not owned by them. This is a convenient option given that it's just stepping away from the hotel, however, the rates are a little steep; $32 for self-parking and $40 for valet parking services per day. You'll find the garage on 1141 West 3rd street.
Willard Park Garage
Located on 601 Lakeside Ave E, in the Cleveland City Hall, the Willard Park Garage is a popular option for hotel and overall downtown visitors. Keep in mind this garage does not allow overnight parking, but it is a great option if you're just attending an event or spending a couple of hours in the area.
The rates start at $3.50 for the first hour, up to $10 as a daily maximum. They also offer an early bird rate of $8 if you access before 8:30 a.m, and the price goes up to $25 for special events. The garage is open only on weekdays from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Fifth Third Center Garage
The Fifth Third Center has a 2-level parking garage that's just an 11-minute walk away from the Hilton Cleveland Downtown with an entrance and exit on Vincent Avenue. Keep in mind the payment here is only by credit card, and the rates go from $3 for 20 minutes, up to $25 for 24-hour parking. Their evening rate if you access after 5 p.m. is $6. The garage is open 24/7 and they also offer valet services for a flat rate of $30.
200 Public Square Garage
This covered parking facility is on 320 West Superior Avenue with entrances on Euclid Ave and Superior Ave. The rates start at $4 for the first 15 minutes and go up to $20 for 24-hour parking. The evening rate is $12 if you access after 5 pm and they have a flat weekend rate (Sat - Sun) of $5 or $12 overnight. The 200 Public Square parking is open 24/7 but does not offer in and out benefits.
If you don't want to be driving around to find a garage that's not full, Smarking is the smart way to park in the heart of downtown Cleveland. Booking and paying for your parking spot in advance is very simple with our online software, and then, all you need is to scan your QR code for in/out access. With our SmartPass, choose your parking days and we'll have a spot waiting for you in our nearby facility, a few minutes away from the Hilton Cleveland Downtown.
Popular Locations Nearby
If you're staying at the Hilton Cleveland Downtown, you'll have an ideal location to explore major city attractions and spend a nice afternoon out. Check out these popular locations and don't worry about spending a few more hours in the area, the Smarking garage is within walking distance, so your car will be safe.
St. John's Cathedral
The Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, commonly known as St. John's Cathedral, is a historic Roman Catholic church completed in 1852. The cathedral's stunning architecture draws the eye of any by-walkers and of course, the interior is not to be missed. If you are planning a visit around the Cathedral Plaza or want to attend a mass service, reserve your spot at the Cathedral Plaza Parking Garage. It's just a few steps away!
Great Lakes Science Center
The Great Lakes Science Center, recently recognized as one of the top three science museums in the country, is a must-visit for tourists and locals alike. This impressive museum features hundreds of exhibits that encourage visitors to participate and discover interesting science quirks or experience a space journey in the NASA Glenn Visitor Center. The museum's motto is 'stay curious', so take your time and enjoy this amazing exploration.
One Cleveland Center
One Cleveland Center is the fifth tallest skyscraper located in downtown Cleveland. It has 31 stories of office space and is just walking distance to many attractions in the area as well as restaurants and hotels. You will definitely enjoy the amazing city and lake views when you're at the center! If you're worried about parking, check out the available parking around the One Cleveland Center.
If you're looking for a place to chill, the Public Square in the heart of the city is the place to be. Here you will also find year-round events such as music or drama performances and conferences. Take a break and a breath of fresh air as you have a healthy lunch at the plaza's café. You will also find many interesting monuments and even an ice rink during the winter months (Dec - Feb).
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is a museum and theater where you will find incredible collections and exhibitions documenting the history of rock music, including the artists, producers, and other distinguished figures involved. You can also enjoy special concert events such as the annual Catch Meaning Music Fest in May and an outdoor concert series during the summer.
You may also want to explore the Cleveland Museum of Arts. It is just 10 minutes away from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. They have over 45,000 pieces of collections that you will surely love! Before going there though, make sure that you've checked your parking options or you might end up with a parking ticket. Find out where you can park near the Cleveland Museum of Art here.