Cherry Valley Hotel & Ohio Event Center in Newark, Ohio underwent $20 million in renovations starting in 2019, and offers plenty of reason to visit. Located just outside of Granville, Ohio, it offers fully renovated and beautiful guest rooms, event and convention space, excellent dining and drink options, and beautiful grounds. If you’ve ever been to a wedding or the waterpark when it was formally known as Cherry Valley Lodge, you NEED to see the renovations they’ve made; it truly is stunning.
Looking for a quick getaway? The fully remodeled guest rooms are beautiful and feature king beds and pull out couches. Rooms also offer either a balcony or patio, and views of the lush grounds. Pet-friendly rooms are available.
Cherry Valley is the only hotel in the United States to have their own arboretum. Spanning the entire property, Cherry Valley has a collection of more than 2,000 plants with a variety of over 400 species. The property also has a multitude of walking trails for nature lovers to explore the arboretum and enjoy the outdoors.
The hotel offers several options for dinning and drinks, Granville Pantry with Starbucks, The Spa at Cherry Valley (opens 2021), a heated Indoor Pool, & Jacuzzi, an onsite Botanical Garden, Fitness Center, 60,000 square feet of event space, and more.
Whether you stay the night, or go for a dinner or event, you’ll want to make plans to come back again sometime.
Homestead Beer Co. opened new pub at Cherry Valley Hotel
The Homestead Public House at Cherry Valley offers a full lineup of craft cocktails in addition to wine, cider, craft beer, and a selection of beer and cocktail slushies.
Formerly in the O&E Taphouse location, Homestead Public House opens on August 27 with a beautiful and expanded space. Choose from 4 seating areas, including the main Pub, patio, casual lobby seating with pinball, and the Barrel room.
The Barrel room is a stunning event space available for booking, and is open for regular seating when there aren’t private events. It’s the perfect spot for quiet conversation, or a larger informal gathering.
In addition to the Homestead Beer Co. craft beer, wine, craft cocktails, and slushies (adult and kid versions), you can order from the Hippie Burger menu. Food options include a simple, but creative menu of starters, burgers, and sausage. Options may expand in the future.
Homestead hopes to offer a line-up of events, including trivia nights, tastings, live music, private events, and more in the future.
Wednesday-Sunday, 3 pm – 10 pm (subject to change).
Other dining options at Cherry Valley Hotel
The Lobby Bar
Hearty bar bites, cocktails, live entertainment, and more. Enjoy your food in the bar area, or sit in the bar area, or head outside to the courtyard patio.
11:30 am – 9:00 pm on Thursdays, and 11:30 am – 10:00 pm on Fridays and Saturdays.
Enjoy a light breakfast or midday snack with grab and go options and Starbucks™ coffee to enjoy on the outdoor patio.
Mon thru Fri: 6:30am – 10:30 am
Sat & Sun: 6:30am – 11:00 am
Craftsman Kitchen & Terrace Restaurant
Special events at Cherry Valley Hotel
Thursdays in August, 6:30pm-9:30pm.
The series will take place on a backdrop of the beautiful gazebo overlooking our gardens. Neighbors and hotel guests are invited to enjoy local cover bands while playing backyard activities at no cost. Guests are asked to leave their chairs and coolers at home as they will have the option to borrow chairs and purchase drinks and food. No reservation necessary but we ask that guests who choose to sit at the dining tables please purchase at least two drinks. Buckets of domestic and imported beers will be available for purchase.
August 5: Rock This Way – Mini Tribute Band performing multiple tunes from the likes of Journey, Bruno Mars, The Who, and many more.
August 12: GhostStory – Local cover band playing acoustic covers in all genres from pop to indie to rock.
August 19: Chaz & Nicki – An upbeat live acoustic show that mixes feel-good classic covers with harmony-rich originals.
August 26: Honey & Blue – A self-described mix of pop, blues and soul.
For more information about Cherry Valley Hotel, including a full list of amenities and offerings, visit www.cherryvalleyhotel.com or call (740) 788-1200. Like Cherry Valley on Facebook and on Instagram @cherryvalleyhotel.