AC Hotel Dayton

AC Hotel Dayton Announces Grand Opening in March

March 17, 2023

(February 7, 2023) DAYTON, OHIO- As the City of Dayton continues to invest in and revitalize the downtown area, AC Hotel Dayton joins the movement, opening its doors this March. Developed by Crawford Hoying, AC Hotel Dayton is operated by Shaner Hotels and is the area’s newest hotel featuring modern, European-style elegance. The property offers an ideal location just steps away from local dining, shopping, sports and entertainment, arts and culture, and more.

“We’re thrilled to join the Dayton community and offer visitors a refined, yet approachable hospitality experience that is unique to the area,” said General Manager Ian Legros. “As the area continues to see growth, we are committed to offering all visitors a comfortable and thoughtful stay while enjoying all that Water Street District has to offer.”

Whether exploring the growing area for leisure or visiting for business, guests will enjoy a sophisticated stay at AC Hotel Dayton, coined The Perfectly Precise Hotel™. The hotel’s 134 design-savvy guest rooms feature everything guests need free of traditional hotel room distractions. Every room was designed with details in mind. A comfortable and unobtrusive stay will always be top of mind.

Guests at AC Hotel Dayton will enjoy access to a well-equipped fitness center in addition to European-inspired breakfast by day in the AC Kitchen and craft beer or cocktails paired with delectable light bites by night in the AC Lounge. The property is also home to The Foundry, AC Hotel Dayton’s rooftop bar and restaurant set to open this Spring. The restaurant touts an outside terrace overlooking Day Air Ballpark, home of the Dayton Dragons baseball team. It’s the ideal place to watch the game in comfort. The Foundry will feature Modern American Gastropub-inspired dishes, signature and artisanal cocktails, and local craft beers.

Essential for business travelers, the hotel also features 4,500 sq-ft of AC Meeting Rooms and a collaborative AC Library offering communal tables, a wireless printer and access to a laptop or tablet. All meeting spaces and rooms feature wireless and hard-wired internet connections to stay safe and comply with security protocols. In addition, a sophisticated, timeless design permeates the hotel with curated artwork, inviting furnishings, and ambient lighting to create a harmonious atmosphere. AC Hotel Dayton serves as a canvas for all types of meetings with its open layout, facilitating creativity and allowing guests to find inspiration.

“AC Hotel Dayton prides itself on blending form and function with its well-designed meeting rooms, event spaces, dining options, and prime location in the downtown area, ideal for business and leisure travelers alike,” remarked Area Director of Sales Aletha Dillinger. “The hotel will be an exceptional addition to the growing community.”

Downtown Dayton is in high demand as the region’s businesses continue to expand and attract talent, creating an attractive urban environment for AC Hotel Dayton guests to connect and discover. The neighborhood that the hotel calls home, Water Street District, is a vibrant and walkable mixed-use neighborhood, offering numerous local restaurants, breweries and bars perfect for lunch or exciting nightlife. Neighboring Oregon District provides boutique shopping and craveable dining. ​​The University of Dayton, Schuster Performing Arts Center and Dayton Convention Center are also minutes away from the property. AC Hotel Dayton puts guests right in the middle of the city’s best attractions.

The hotel is now accepting bookings at, with rates starting at $153 per night. To stay up to date on the hotel’s exciting new offerings, follow AC Hotel Dayton on Facebook.

About AC Hotel Dayton

Located in the heart of Dayton’s vibrant Water Street District, AC Hotel Dayton will open winter of 2023. Just steps from the city’s top attractions like University of Dayton, and only steps away from Oregon District, Schuster Performing Arts Center, and Dayton Convention Center, Dayton’s newest hotel will offer a refined, yet approachable hospitality experience that is unique to the area. The timeless and sophisticated hotel features thoughtful design throughout its 134 inviting guest rooms and 4,500 sq. ft. of flexible meeting and event space, including a rooftop terrace overlooking Day Air Ballpark. The property will also feature Foundry, Dayton’s newest rooftop bar and restaurant, Spanish-inspired breakfast offerings at AC Kitchen, a collaborative media library and a well-equipped fitness center. Developed by Crawford Hoying, the property will be operated by Shaner Hotels, contributing to the ongoing revitalization of Dayton’s downtown area. For more information about AC Hotel Dayton, visit

About Shaner Hotels

Headquartered in State College, Pa., Shaner Hotels is one of the foremost owner-operator companies in the hospitality industry with more than $1 billion invested in 60 hotel properties owned and managed across the United States, Italy, Greece and the Bahamas. Over the past 40 years, the company has also been engaged in both new development and redevelopment of more than 80 hotel projects with leading brand affiliations such as Marriott International, Hilton, InterContinental Hotels and Choice Hotels. New properties are constantly evaluated as Shaner Hotels continues a conservative yet opportunistic approach to growth. For more information about the company and its divisions visit