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Duke Energy Convention Center

525 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202 (Central Business District)
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Ranked #40 of 88 Attractions in Cincinnati
Type: Convention Centers
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Convention Center is centrally located with lots of upper scale hotels within very short walking distance. The Center itself is very large and can certainly accommodate major conventions. Individual rooms are easy to find and temporatures in each of the spaces I was in was very comfortable - not too hot, not too cold. The facilities are clean and look... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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172 reviews 172 reviews
64 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014 via mobile

Went there for a convention and the layout was very easy to find the different rooms for the meetings. A little food court and visitors booth were available.

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Attended a 3 day convention utilizing nearly the entire facility. It was fabulous. The bathrooms were almost always attended and well kept. Everything seemed to be in nice order. Electronics seemed to run smoothly. The food was also quite good. Pass the concession stand and go to one of the pop up vendors in the back of the exhibit hall-... More

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Pune, India
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The halls were huge and the decor impressive. The staff was courteous. The place is centrally located. The minus side was that the toilets could have been cleaner and the acoustic could be made to work better. The noise from the neighboring room disturbed the speakers in our room.

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

This place is located in an easy to reach area. The Millenium Hotel has an enclosed walkway to the Convention center. Other hotels are a very short walk. The Convention center is clean and appears relatively new inside. The downside to this place is horrible cell service inside. Good luck trying to look at your email, even sending a text!... More

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Bay City, Michigan
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72 reviews 72 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Attended a convention here in August. This is a LARGE place as convention centers go (at least, of the ones that I have gone to). Three floors of meeting rooms. The staff was barely seen when not needed; and easy to find when they were needed. This is good. One concern is that the wi-fi connections seemed to be sporadic.... More

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Elma WA
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44 reviews 44 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013 via mobile

What more is there to say. They charge way to much for internet and cell coverage inside is almost nonexistent. Was here for a conference and that made working difficult.

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

This place was big. It was very clean. The food however was CRAZY expensive. I mean crazy!!! That was the part about it that sucked the most. Otherwise it's a nice place to have a convention.

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Mount Airy, NC
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Didn't care for the parking circus. There are plenty of places to park...just depends on what you want to pay. It is reasonable. I paid between $7.00 to $10.00 for all day. Leave early from the hotel and get downtown before the morning rush. It should be ok then.

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Metro Atlanta Area
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

The facility was very nice and spacious, but the rooms were always too cold. There were several crosswalks from different hotels to the building so you did not neccessarily have to go outside to reach the building.

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