Best Western Executive Inn

3991 County Road 172, Mount Gilead, OH 43338-9529
Phone: +1 419-768-2378   |   Fax: 419/768-4165   |   33 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Welcome to Best Western Executive Inn!

From the Wyandot Lake Premium Water Park to the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, guests at this Mount Gilead hotel are never at a shortage for entertainment.

Whether travelers are here for an event at Kenyon College or a meeting at a local business such as Kokosing Construction Company or Ytak, being close to everything makes for an easy commute and blending leisure with business. Medical tourists with Morrow County Hospital enjoy our comfortable, relaxing atmosphere while workers with Dana Corporation and Taylor Industries depend on us to be a home away from home.

We welcome students at Kenyon College for extended stays, and families especially enjoy our outdoor pool. Spectators for the world-famous car course take advantage of blocked rooms for big events. Our Mount Gilead hotel is a short drive to major metropolitan Columbus, OH. Away from the hustle of the city life, we offer a charming countryside hotel in a historical community.

Head to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium for a day of exploration, or the Magic Mountain Aquarium for a real look at what’s under the sea. The Polaris Fashion Place Shopping Mall is a must for those who consider a great find akin to a great sport. No matter what type of entertainment you have in mind, it’s all easily accessible when staying at the right hotel.

This charming and peaceful hotel is situated close to I-71 and a short drive to many local attractions and Columbus. The hotel is surrounded by historical landmarks in downtown Mount Gilead, and guests enjoy the scenic tranquility of Mount Gilead State Park and golf at the Pine Lakes Golf Club.

Reserve a relaxing escape to Best Western Executive Inn today! Enjoy your stay.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast, Choice of meat, sausage links/patty or bacon, choice of cheese omelet or egg patty, blueberry or original hot waffles, assorted breads and pastries, cereals, fruit, assorted yogurt, juice and coffee
  • 100% smoke free hotel
  • Outdoor pool
  • Guest laundry, nominal fee of $4.00 USD
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free parking
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy service
  • Interior corridor
  • Multilingual staff, Hindi, Gujurati and Spanish
  • Express check out
  • Late check out With a minimal additional fee
  • Air-conditioning
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Quiet area, away from city noise and traffic
  • Spacious lobby with 24-hour coffee and front desk reception
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Computer station with free high-speed Internet access available in the lobby 24 hours
  • Housekeeping provided daily

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Conveniently located, the best western executive inn in Mount Gilead, Ohio is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 40.494425  /  Latitude: -82.716365


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: Cleveland. Take Interstate 71 South to Exit 151. Turn left off the exit ramp then right next to Wendy's. The Best Western Executive Inn is on the left.

From: Columbus. Take Interstate 71 North to Exit 151. Turn right off the exit ramp then right next to Wendy's. The Best Western Executive Inn is on the left.

From: Mt. Vernon. Take Route 13 North to Route 95 West. Turn left next to Wendy's just before Interstate 71. The Best Western Executive Inn is on the left.

From: Marion. Take Route 95 East just past Interstate 71. Turn right next to Wendy's. The Best Western Executive Inn is on the left.

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We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Cardinal Center

A premier host to many outdoor activities, the Cardinal Center is located near Mount Gilead, just 30 miles north of Columbus in central Ohio.  The center features trapshooting at the Sporting Clays Course, plus fishing, billiards, and ball fields.

The Cardinal Center includes a 25-target 3D Archery Range and a lake for catfish, bass, and bluegill fishing – making it an ideal spot for any outdoor enthusiast. The Cardinal Center also hosts larger events such as meetings, receptions, parties, and reunions – and features the onsite Ole Farmstead Restaurant.

Kenyon College

Founded in 1824, the Kenyon College of the Episcopal Church is located in Gambier near Mount Gilead in central Ohio. Specializing as a school for liberal arts, Kenyon is the No. 32 ranked liberal arts college in the United States accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The school is also home to the Kenyon men’s swimming team, which has won over 30 National Championships – competing in the North Coast Athletic Conference. The men and women’s teams train in the Kenyon Athletic Center – a $70 million, 263,000 square facility that houses an Olympic-sized pool, two basketball courts, eight squash courts, a weight room, a 200 meter track, four tennis courts, and other facilities.

Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

Established in 1962, the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course is located Mount Gilead in central Ohio. This mid-Ohio raceway is a 2.4-mile track, complete with 15 turns running clockwise.

Major events at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course include the EMCO Gears Classic, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Challenge, and the Nationwide Children's Hospital 200. The Mid-Ohio Speedway also offers the Mid-Ohio School – featuring programs for licensed drivers and motorcyclists.

Mount Gilead State Park

Mt. Gilead State Park

Perfect for any outdoors person, the beautiful 181-acre park offers year round hiking, fishing, and picnicking, among many other activities.

Mt. Gilead Park is centrally located near the town of Mt. Gilead off of State Route 95.

The 32-acre Mt. Gilead Lake is perfect for fishing – canoes, rowboats, and electric motor boats are all welcome on the waters.

The surrounding woodlands provide natural beauty that is representative of central Ohio.

Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Founded in 1968, the Mount Vernon Nazarene University is a private Christian liberal arts college located near Mount Gilead in central Ohio. The college’s main campus is along the southern edge of Mount Vernon.

MVNU is known for their athletics ­– the Cougars and Lady Cougars compete in the  National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics in baseball, hockey, basketball, golf, cross country, and soccer. The Ariel Arena is the university’s state-of-the-art facility that hosts athletic events as well as other community events.

Snow Trails Ski Area

Opened in 1961, Snow Trails opened its slopes to skiers becoming central Ohio’s first commercial ski resort. Located near Mt. Gilead, Snow Trails offers 17 different trails over 200-acres that vary in difficulty from beginner to advanced.

Private and group lesson programs are provided for skiers and snowboarders by professional instructors. Snow Trails also provides live entertainment every Saturday night during the season.

Splatter Park

Fun for all ages, Splatter Park is a premier paintball facility in the Midwest. Located in Mt. Gilead in central Ohio, the paintball park caters to all levels of play and offers private and public games – as well as large scheduled events for more seasoned players.

Taking its game to the next level, Splatter Park was featured in the Activision video game "Tournament Paintball" in 2004. The park has 12 different fields available for play that vary in size and style lending to the different levels of competition they provide.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 3.00 mile(s) from Mt. Gilead State Park
  • 10.00 mile(s) from World Famous MID-OHIO Auto
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Clear Fork and Snow Trail
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Germain Amphitheatre, Polaris
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Magic Mountain®, family fun park
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Wyandot Lake, Ohio premium water park
  • 69.00 mile(s) from Longaberger Basket Factory
  • 6.00 mile(s) from locally made Amish furniture
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Polaris Fashion Place Mall

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Outdoor pool
  • 3.00 mile(s) from 18-hole public golf course in Mt. Gilead
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Paint Ball
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Trap Shooting

Nearby Restaurants

  • 0.25 mile(s) from Wendys®, Fast Food, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 0.25 mile(s) from McDonalds®, Fast Food, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 0.25 mile(s) from Subway®, Deli, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Pine Lake Restaurant, Cafe, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Located at the Pine Lake Golf Course
  • 14.00 mile(s) from Bob Evans®, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 18.00 mile(s) from Cracker Barrel®, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 18.00 mile(s) from Dutch Heritage Amish Rest, Full Service, International, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Carraba's®, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Polaris Grille, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Olive Garden®, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner,

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