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Welcome To Our Dayton Hotel

The Red Lion Inn & Suites in Dayton Airport is here to help you relax and recharge during your travels. Ample amenities and features await, like daily continental breakfast, and a complimentary shuttle that takes guests anywhere within a 5 mile radius. Our friendly staff is ready to help with any questions or concerns, and our accommodations provide you with soft beds for sweet dreams.

Centrally located on I-75, one mile south of I-70, and just 10 minutes from Dayton International Airport, our prime location is convenient to downtown, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, the National Museum of the US Air Force, and Wright State University. History buffs will enjoy easy access to Carillon Historical Park and the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park. If you're bringing friends along, our group room rates are the best value option, and our pet-friendly hotel welcomes your four legged family members too.

Features at Our Dayton, OH Hotel

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Easy onsite parking
  • Complimentary shuttle that takes guest anywhere within a 5 mile radius
  • Free on-site breakfast
  • Fitness center
  • Complimentary HBO
  • Outdoor seasonal pool

Get Local At Nearby Attractions

  • University of Dayton
  • Wright State University
  • National Museum of the US Air Force
  • Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park
  • Schuster Performing Arts Center
  • Dayton Arts Institute
  • Rose Music Center
Features At Our Dayton Accommodations

Features At Our Dayton Accommodations

What You Need For A Great Stay

Our Dayton accommodations make traveling simple. Enjoy free Wi-Fi throughout the property, along with complimentary HBO in your room. If you're just flying in for a quick trip, our complimentary shuttle service to the airport will pick you up and ensure that you get back to the gate on time. Extra perks, like Cascadia Soapery bath amenities and a complimentary morning breakfast buffet, make sure you're refreshed, and well-fed on your journey.

Features In Our Dayton Accommodations

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary area shuttle
  • Free on-site breakfast
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness Center
  • Complimentary HBO
  • Free water and other essentials to keep you refreshed and at your best
  • Alarm clock/radio with charging capabilities
  • Bath amenities by Cascadia Soapery
Dayton Dining

Dayton Dining

Area Dining

Discover the flavors and ingredients that make Dayton unique. Our Dayton hotel is surrounded by an assortment of well-known establishments including Red Lobster, Outback and Longhorn Steakhouse. Or for something a bit more local and unique, venture out to one of these options featured below. Plus, every morning wake up with our complimentary continental breakfast served daily in the lobby breakfast area.

Dining Within Walking Distance

Just steps from the hotel, the below restaurants are a quick walk to great dining. Stop by our Front Desk and speak to one of our agents for directions.

  • Olive Garden
  • Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill
  • Outback Steakhouse
  • Fricker's
  • Max & Erma's
  • O'Charley's
  • Cracker Barrel

Staff Favorites:

Buckhorn Tavern

With a brick-walled, quaint dining room and cozy bar showcasing hunting themed decor, this popular nearby eatery serves steaks, seafood and cocktails.

8800 Meeker Rd.
Dayton, OH 45414


Marion's Piazza

Awarded "Best Pizza in Dayton" twice, this local pizzeria is a great place to stop by for some hearty Italian. With three locations across the city, you're never far from a slice at Marion's.

Thai Nine

1 Brown Street
Dayton, OH 45402

(937) 222-3227

This local Thai restaurant also serves craft beer. Enjoy upscale Thai combinations, along with delicious sushi.

Complimentary Breakfast

Complimentary Breakfast

Wake Up Right

At Red Lion Inn & Suites Dayton Airport, we’ll wake you up each morning with a delicious spread of breakfast essentials. Enjoy hot coffee and tea, along with bagels, fruit, and toast. We’ll get you fueled every day you stay at our hotel in Dayton.

Guests of our Dayton accommodations are always treated with kindness, courtesy, and a great cup of coffee.

Our complimentary breakfast buffet includes:

  • Scrambled eggs
  • Pork sausage
  • Oatmeal
  • Fresh waffles
  • Fresh fruit
  • Yogurt
  • Breads
  • Variety of cereals                                     
Dayton Group Travel

Dayton Group Travel

Travel With Your Team

Bring everyone along. At Red Lion Inn & Suites Dayton Airport, we make sure Dayton group travel is affordable and easy. Reserve a group room block for a special low rate. From wedding parties to sports teams to sales teams, we know how to host every kind of guest. Our Dayton hotel also has a boardroom, which seats up to 15 people. Reserve it for your next meeting or brainstorming session.

To book a group room block, or inquire about our boardroom, call (877) 737-9275

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Dayton Attractions and Universities

Dayton Attractions and Universities

Explore Ohio

The destination is the best part of the journey, and you can enjoy numerous Dayton destinations and attractions during your stay at Red Lion Inn & Suites Dayton Airport. Wright State University and the University of Dayton are just a short hop away. Relive aerospace history at the National Museum of the US Air Force, or experience regional history at Carillon Historical Park. NCAA Basketball and Winter Guard International provide annual excitement and you can always explore the local shops and eateries that Dayton's locals enjoy.

Things To Do In Dayton

  • The National Museum of the US Air Force
  • Attractions
  • Events
  • Shopping
  • Hidden Gems
Dayton Attractions

Dayton Attractions

Explore The City’s Best

From thrilling sports to fascinating history, there are many Dayton attractions to discover during your trip to Red Lion Inn & Suites Dayton Airport. Check out these attractions near our hotel.

The National Museum of the US Air Force 

1100 Spaatz Street
Dayton, OH 45431
Phone: (937) 255-3286

The official museum of the United States Air Force, this world class attraction has one of the world’s largest collections of military aviation artifacts, with over 360 aircraft and missiles on display. It draws over a million visitors per year, making it one of the most popular attractions in Dayton.

Carillon Historical Park

1000 Carillon Blvd
Dayton, OH 45409

This 65-acre park features historic buildings and exhibits that display the history of Dayton, from 1796 to the present. Enjoy a stroll among the trees and along the pond. Discover the scenic nature waiting for you in Ohio. 

Schuster Performing Arts Center

1 W 2nd Street
Dayton, OH 45402
Phone: (937) 228-7591

Built in 2003, this theater showcases some of Ohio’s most lively artists. This world-class facility is home to the Dayton Opera, Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, and Victoria Theatre Association, and also the Dayton Ballet. 

Dayton Art Institute

456 Belmonte Park N
Dayton, OH 45405

This museum of fine arts has been labeled one of the top 10 best art museums in the United States. See galleries that showcase African art, glass art, ancient art, and art from America. Events at the museum include art programs for kids and other family events.  

Fifth Third Field

220 N. Patterson Blvd.
Dayton, OH 45402 

This baseball stadium in Dayton, OH is home to the Dayton Dragons, a Midwest League team and Single-A affiliate of the nearby Cincinnati Reds.

Dayton Events

Dayton Events

Exciting Things To Do Year-Round

Exciting events happen throughout the year in Dayton. During your stay at Red Lion Inn & Suites Dayton Airport, check out these Dayton events.

Vectren Dayton Air Show

Dayton International Airport
3800 Wright Drive
Vandalia, OH 45377

Every June, the Dayton International Airport hosts the Vectren Dayton Air Show. Featuring the USAF Thunderbirds, it’s an excellent afternoon of watching fast jets and historic aircraft take flight through the blue skies.

NCAA First Four

UD Arena
1801 S Edwin C Moses Boulevard
Dayton, OH 45417

The First Four is coming to the UD Arena this March. The University of Dayton Arena will host four first round games for the 2017 NCAA Basketball Tournament.

Winter Guard International

The annual springtime event, Winter Guard International is the premier competition between color guard, percussion, and winds bands. This youth arts program is called “The Sport of the Arts” because it brings music to life through competitive performances. There are more than 40,000 participants at the regional level, and more than 12,000 at the World Championships in April. 

Hidden Gems

Hidden Gems

The Best Kept Secrets Around Our Hotel

Get off the beaten path and experience Dayton like a local. These hidden gems near our hotel let you explore the many treats and lesser known adventures waiting for you around town. 

Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm

1000 Aullwood Road
Dayton, OH 45414

This natural area and educational farm is a short drive from downtown. They educate visitors about environmental education, sustainable agriculture, and the protection of birds and wildlife. Hike along their trails and explore the gorgeous natural scenery around the farm.

Yellow Springs

Yellow Springs is a small village just a short drive from Dayton. This small town has an exciting collection of shops and restaurants that are great to explore.

Young’s Dairy

6880 Springfield Xenia Road
Yellow Springs, OH 45387

This local shop has it all. Enjoy ice cream and delicious cheese creations, including Fresh Cheddar Curds. For entertainment, they also have batting cages and miniature golf. 

Local Universities

Local Universities

Red Lion Inn & Suites Dayton Airport is ideally located near the I-75, making it easy to get to the campuses of Wright State University and University of Dayton. Whether it's Game Day or time to get educated, check out these great local colleges.

University of Dayton

300 College Park
Dayton, OH 45469

The University of Dayton is a private, Roman Catholic national research university founded in 1850 and the largest private university in Ohio. The UD campus --just 10 miles from Red Lion Inn & Suites Dayton Airport--spans 388 acres on both sides of the Great Miami River and noted for the Immaculate Conception Chapel and the University of Dayton Arena.

The University has about 8,000 undergraduate and 2,200 post-graduate students from across the United States and more than 40 countries. It offers more than 80 academic programs in arts and sciences, business administration, education and health sciences, engineering and law. In 1988, UD was first in the country to offer an undergraduate degree program in human rights.

Wright State University

3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy
Dayton, OH 45431

Only 15 miles from Red Lion Inn & Suites Dayton Airport, Wright State University is a public research university that originally operated as a branch campus for Ohio State University and Miami University. Its name honors the aviation pioneers and Dayton residents Orville and Wilbur Wright. Wright State became an independent educational institution in 1967 and offers degrees at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral level.

US Air Force History

US Air Force History

A trip to Dayton isn't complete without visiting this very impressive museum.  Fortunately, our Dayton, Ohio hotel is conveniently located less than 15 minutes away from the National Museum of the US Air Force.  

Setting itself apart from other Dayton destinations, the museum is home to many famed exhibits and rich history.  Here you will find galleries displaying aircraft from many wars and eras, the famed Memphis Belle will even make it's way to the museum in Spring of 2018. 

Come stay with Red Lion Inn & Suites Dayton Airport and spend a day learning about the most important aspects of American history. 

Dayton Shopping

Dayton Shopping

Find Your New Style

Dayton is a hotspot for shopping. Find the latest releases and exclusive outlets during your next trip to town. 

Fairfield Commons

2727 Fairfield Commons Drive
Beavercreek, OH 45431

Fairfield Commons has a host of big name brands, like American Eagle, Macy’s, and Aeropostale. Kids will love creating a new friend at Build-A-Bear workshop, and there’s Cinnabon and Dippin’ Dots for treats afterward. 

The Greene

4450 Buckeye Lane
Beavercreek, OH 45440

This large outdoor mall has a host of shops and restaurants, and even an IMAX theater. There’s also The Funny Bone Comedy Club & Café. Get your fill at The Cheesecake Factory. Get treats at Yogurt Mountain or have a hearty meal at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar.  

Dayton Mall

2700 Miamisburg Centerville Road
Dayton, OH 45459

This mall has a host of businesses, including The Buckle, Brenda’s Crafts, and The Children’s Place. Restaurants include Auntie Anne’s and Chick-fil-A. Stop by for daily deals and the latest fashions.

Hotel Amenities

Here are a few of the main amenities this property offers. If you have questions about anything you don't see here please feel free to contact the Front Desk.

Accessibility Features
Air Conditioning
Pet Friendly
Outdoor Pool
Paid Parking
Shuttle Service
Smoke Free
Flat Screen TV

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