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J. Palen House Bed & Breakfast

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2708 Bridge Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44113
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Akron, Ohio
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the Webster room on New Year's Eve. The room was small but nice with a large bed and large bathroom with spa bathtub. Diane had new years hats and noisemakers waiting for us in the room which was a nice touch. We were able to walk to Great Lakes for the New Year's celebration, and we did... More 

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Youngstown, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

My husband and I stayed in "The Retreat" this past Friday night (12/18/15) - it was perfect! The Ohio City neighborhood is ecclectic and very interesting, but the J.Palen House truly was a perfect getaway. We have stayed in quite a few bed and breakfasts - without a doubt this establishment deserves 5 stars. Upon arrival, the owner greeted us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

This was our second time at The Roost, a separate apartment around the corner from the J Palen House. Everything you need for total comfort and relaxation is here. Clean and well maintained. Wonderful, comfortable king size bed. Charming decor. Spacious courtyard. Fireplace. Diane left clear instructions for check-in and accommodated our breakfast needs since we were vendors at the... More 

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La Grange, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

We were in town to visit our daughter in Ohio City. She recommended the J. Palen for being convenient to all we would want to do on our visit. It's a nice property and may appeal to B&B aficionados out there, but it was too fussy for my taste. It was clean and smelled fresh, but the decor looked tired... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

Wow never have spoken with someone that runs a B&B that is so inept and rude. I called last week to get a rate on a room. Told the lady I would check with the others in my party and call her back. Called back 15 min later and left her a voicemail saying I would take the room and... More 

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Darlene M, General Manager at J. Palen House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We are happy to explain our reservation policy. Guests have the ability to reserve a room via telephone or online 24/7. Availability and rates are guaranteed at the time of booking based on the information provided. If your date, accommodation selection or number of guests change availablilty and rates may change. In order to secure a reservation we require a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

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 August 18, 2015

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 August 10, 2015 via mobile

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

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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