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J. Palen House Bed & Breakfast

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2708 Bridge Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44113
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The J. Palen House is a very nice property that is just outside of downtown Cleveland. We were in Cleveland at a time where there was not a room to be found in downtown and were lucky enough to get a room at the J. Palen. The room we had was in a separate building around the corner. It was... More 

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Manasquan, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in a building that was around the block from the main inn. My room was the "Retreat". Beautifully appointed. Relaxing atmosphere. Excellent bed and bathroom. Oh yes...and quiet. Very cool setting with a communal living room on the first floor. The inn is centrally located in the Ohio City neighborhood of Cleveland. Walk to everything. Breakfast was at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the "Roost" to celebrate our anniversary and it was absolutely beautiful! Warm and cozy interior with unique 2nd floor bedroom with balcony overlooking lower floor. Very clean with all the amenities of home! Breakfast was delicious as well made up of local and fresh foods.

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Burlington, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The house is located 1 block from West 25th Street where the restaurants and shops are. Perfect Location to walk to the West Side Market or just down to the main street for dinner or a beer in any of the local brewery's. The host made everything easy. She has discounted tickets to the Rock n Roll Hall of fame... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Stayed here during October 2014, and we couldn't have been more pleased! Diane was so welcoming, helpful and friendly. We stayed in Palen's Room, which is in another house a short walk away from the main house. The room was so nice, very cabin-like and comfortably appointed. The jetted tub and large shower were a huge plus! Diane's breakfast was... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This was a "staycation" for us for a quick little overnight to Ohio City to celebrate my hubby's birthday. It is in a perfect location for walking (see the map in this post). Great restaurants, bars, Mitchell's Ice Cream, Westside Market . . . just awesome! Diane, the inn keeper could not have been more friendly and helpful. She checked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

I live in Cleveland for almost 20 years and never knew about this place. I recently moved to Toledo and had a friend there recommend this place. We stayed in the retreat room. It was absolutely amazing I loved the tub with the technical waves/spa feature. The owner was very lovely and actually stood out in the street and save... More 

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Youngstown, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

First time staying & it was fabulous. The attention to details made us feel special. New Year's hats & noise makers were waiting for us upon arrival. The location was perfect for walking. The breakfast was yummy & the accommodations were comfortable. Great way to start 2015!

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Warren, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I don't quite feel this establishment deserves four stars, 3.5 would be my true rating if I could give it. We received an email the day before our arrival stating that we could find the keys to the house and room under a flower pot when we arrived and we should just let ourselves into the house. I found this... More 

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Auckland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Stayed a week in the beautiful 'Roost' and what a wonderful stay. Furnished and decorated with love and care. Everything you would need in the mini kitchen even down to the daily plate of cookies or cake. The bed is so comfortable, the bathroom has an amazing shower and the alcove with a desk just completes the apartment. Diane is... More 

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