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Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   600 West 3rd Street, Covington, KY 41011
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014
Michael V Columbus, Ohio
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Columbus, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Staff was very friendly and courteous and very willing to do anything to make your stay comfortable. The building is in bad need of an update, hotel does not sit in the best part of town. Surrounding area is ghetto type, mostly fast food places close by and an "awful house" across the street

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Michael S, Manager at Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront, responded to this review

Hello Michael V, Thank you for staying at The Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront. I am very excited that you found our staff courteous and friendly. We are actively working on the plans for a major renovation, and constantly working with the city to keep enhancing the area. We hope that you choose to stay with us again in the future!... More

Indianapolis, Indiana
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Just back from a one night stay. My first impression was no so excited, there really isn't much going for this hotel appearance wise. The room was a standard king room but it was TINY! The bathroom oddly was huge, nothing special ... almost a waste of space, we must have had a room for those with a wheel chair.... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront, responded to this review

Dear AprilS_11, Thank you for your review regarding your recent visit at our hotel and for providing us with your valuable feedback. I am pleased you liked the location of our hotel. On the other hand, I am sorry we were not able to exceed or at least be at par with your expectation. Your feedback is very important to... More

stigs17
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82 reviews 82 reviews
65 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Stayed five nights while checking out the finer points of Cincinnati and Newport. Pros: + Almost all staff are really friendly and helpful. Roy (day) and Chelsea (night) at front desk were delightful to deal with. They understand hospitality here + $1 trolley each way to Cincinnati (10 minutes) or Newport (20 minutes). It runs every 15 minutes and the... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront, responded to this review

Dear stigs17, Thank you for staying with us and providing us with your valuable feedback. We always try our best to ensure we meet our guests needs and expectations and on this occasion we apologize for your disappointment with the condition of our facilities and the service you received. We take our guest comments very seriously and always strive to... More

Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

It's an older property, in a questionable neighborhood. Closest trolley stop is 1 block away under a bridge, street people living under it. There's a Courtyard by Marriott at the trolley stop, I'd suggest if you want to stay in this part of town, try staying there instead, looks like a newer property. Holiday Inn doesn't seem like they've put... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront, responded to this review

Dear 99harley2013, We truly appreciate you taking the time to post your review. It is always our goal to provide the best possible service and create memorable guest experiences and on this occasion we apologize for the disappointment you had with the condition of our hotel. We take the confidence our guests place in us very seriously and work diligently... More

Sidney
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Came here for one night to enjoy dining and nightlife close by in Newport. Found the best price on Holiday Inn's website since we booked over 7 days early. Staff was nice. Beds were comfy. Easy access to I-75.

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Fishers, Indiana
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119 reviews 119 reviews
18 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We have never stayed at this hotel before so we though we'd try it on our last trip to Cincinnati. The staff was very nice and the hotel offers many amenities such as a pool, restaurant, bar, business center, workout room and plenty of vending machines. The only negative is that the hotel looks a little old on the inside... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront, responded to this review

Dear Cory B, Thank you for staying with us, and for taking the time to write a candid review. It makes us happy to read that you liked our location and amenities. We truly appreciate your comments regarding our staff as we pride ourselves on excellent customer service. Your positive feedback makes it all worth our efforts. On the other... More

St. Marys
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68 reviews 68 reviews
41 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This hotel is just plain old. It is no longer up to the standards of Holiday Inn plain and simple. The only good thing about this hotel was the staff, everything else was poor and substandard. I checked in was greeted by the manager and the front desk staff, they were very pleasent. I checked in, got my keys and... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront, responded to this review

Dear lahoree, Thank you for taking the time to write a candid review following your stay with us. It is hugely motivating that you took the time to acknowledge the efforts of the staff. I will make sure they get your message, which is a wonderful reward for all their hard work. On the other hand, please accept our sincerest... More

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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

After an 8-hour drive, just wanted to pick up some quick food and check in to the hotel. "Luck" for us there was a McDonald's on the opposite corner from the hotel. DON'T STOP HERE! The number of homeless beggars was astonishingly high. Go straight to hotel and check in. Sleep. Check out. Once we got to the hotel, it... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront, responded to this review

Dear Bill L, Thank you for staying with us and providing us with your valuable feedback. It is always our goal to provide convenient and world class service to our guests. We apologize we were not able to exceed your expectations during your stay. Please be assured that these will be looked into so our team can take actions accordingly.... More

Medina, Ohio
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80 reviews 80 reviews
49 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

It's clear this is the hotel of choice for folks in town to see a game. It's been here for quite some time and it shows in a lot of ways. The front looks nice enough, same for the lobby. Venture down the hall to the rooms and you quickly realize this building has some age/wear to it. The rooms... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront, responded to this review

Dear shumax, Thank you for staying with us and providing us with your valuable feedback. It is always our goal to provide convenient and world class service to our guests. We apologize we were not able to exceed your expectations during your stay. Please be assured that these will be looked into so our team can take actions accordingly. Once... More

Herts UK
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Stayed here for a couple of nights. It was in a good location being just across the river from Cincinatti which can be walked to, although there is a trolley shuttle service that runs from just down the road from the hotel for $1. In addition Main Street Covington with its choice of eateries is a short stroll away. Free... More

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Address: 600 West 3rd Street, Covington, KY 41011
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Location: United States > Kentucky > Covington
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Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront 3*
Number of rooms: 155
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