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Address: 441 Vine St., Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone Number: 513 241 3888
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Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 5:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Super great view of Cincinnati

We were just in town for a half of a day and wanted to get a real view of Cincinnati, this was definitely the way to do that. Easy access to the Tower and then to the Observation... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
JandRDuncan
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We were just in town for a half of a day and wanted to get a real view of Cincinnati, this was definitely the way to do that. Easy access to the Tower and then to the Observation Deck, plus only a$2.00 fee .We went on Memorial Day Weekend while A Taste of Cincinnati was happening downtown and still we... More 

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Any Beach
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Got here early Saturday afternoon. Took a while to find the correct elevators to get up to the observation tower. Got in to the second teeny, tiny elevator....4 people max. Paid $2 per person to the nice cashier...then out to the deck. Gorgeous views!! Not crowded at all the day we were there...maybe a dozen people. If it is a... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Best view of the city, as you can see Indiana, Kentucky, and of course Ohio in one spot. The fast ride up to the 45th floor is fun, and I recommend the stairs for the remaining floors as the little elevator will only fit two adults and it is TINY. You pay at the top as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

For $2 (per person) this is a great way to see Cincinnati from another perspective. The open air platform is a nice. We had a group of 10 and everybody enjoyed it. Pointing out stadiums, landmarks and getting to see the river - it was fun.

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Florence, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This building is full of art deco examples popular during the 1930's. I love to go during Christmas holidays for the decorations and the treats in the central area. Take the elevator to the observation deck to enjoy an incomparable view of Cincinnati and Northern Ky.

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Windsor, Ontario, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

If you're looking for the best birds - eye view of the city this is a must. One elevator takes you 45 stories up and a smaller elevator takes you the rest of the way up. (About 5 more stories.) At the top you pay $2 and walk outside to a huge platform that goes all the way around for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Probably the best view of Cincinnati. Cheap ticket to the top and you could hang up there all day without anyone bothering you. Definitely worth it.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Cool piece of architecture in Cincinnati if you want to read up on it. The lower level houses some good restaurants, etc but it's really going up to the top that makes it worthwhile. Once you get to the top floor, you've got to take an original elevator that looks like it's from the 1820's to the very top. Once... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

For $2 it is well worth the view! It is open air so it could be a bit chilly in the winter but it was 45 degrees yesterday and we were comfortable. We absolutely loved getting a lay of the land from the top. We could spot all the landmarks and enjoyed seeing all the murals on the sides of... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

There is an open rooftop observation deck. The view is spectacular, and admission is only $2. It was very cold and windy, so I couldn't stay out too long. Make sure you bring a coat. Also, you'll need to be able to climb one flight of stairs to reach to reach the observation deck.

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