New hotel planned for downtown Medina, first since the 1950s

MEDINA, Ohio – A new hotel is planned for Medina’s historic square, a first for downtown in more than a half century.

Construction could begin as early as next summer on what developer Jim Gerspacher is tentatively calling Hotel Medina, a 75-room inn on South Court Street, across the road from Castle Noel, the city’s popular Christmas museum and tourist attraction.

Gerspacher, a long-time real estate agent in town, said downtown Medina is overdue for its own inn.

“That is the one missing piece that the downtown has needed for a long time,” agreed local business owner Melissa Ziogas, who