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Kelleys Island Venture Resort

441 West Lakeshore Drive, Kelleys Island, OH 43438
Kelleys Island Venture Resort
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oberlin, Ohio
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just left from our annual girl's weekend. The weather was so bad, the ferry shut down for Saturday, June 27th. That was the bad part. The BEST part was that we were dry and cozy in our suite at the resort. Staff was friendly and accommodating and we even got a DVD to play movies in the bad weather. We... More 

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Toledo, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel rooms were fine, but there is no separation as the two upstairs beds are in an open loft over the downstairs bed that leads to an open seating room. The hotel will not accommodate bachelor and bachelorette parties and quiet hours begin at 11PM - which should signal a family-friendly hotel. It is not. I asked for two... More 

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Findlay, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

The Marblehead suites have a great view of Lake Erie both from inside the room and sitting on the chairs provided outside. There are all kinds of relaxing walks and drives to make on this island. This hotel is about a half mile from down town restaurants, an easy walk or drive. The room had a mini fridge, microwave and... More 

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Naples, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Kelleys Island is a great spot to party and relax and is much more local friendly than the neighboring South Bass (Put-In-Bay). The KI Venture Resort is a beautiful resort with amazing landscaping, clean and comfortable rooms, beautiful pool, and a view of Lake Erie. The staff was friendly and there is easy access to bars and restaurants. The Brewery... More 

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Newark, Ohio
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

First, i would like to say this hotel is beautiful and a fun place to stay. ( being the only hotel on the island, they can do anything, charge anything, ect...) we have spent $1,000's of dollars here. we recently had to cancel due to an emergency surgery- cancelled 14 days in advance and were still charged $30. we booked... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

My family owns a house on the island. We found our house flooded and completely unable to house 6 people. The people at the hotel listened to our problem and gave us a room for free after we paid for one. They were so kind and understanding.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is definately not a party place! If we knew this....we would never have booked here. The staff is down right mean and from what we gathered....the police are called if they hear you breathe!! Their 'security' come at you like a pack of wolves and the one 'little guy' is younger than my kids plus....I recognized this guy from... More 

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North Olmsted
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

What a wonderful place to stay!!!! Convenient, clean, beautifully landscaped, lakefront deck, pool, hot tub, large suites, bicycles, friendly people. Those are the good points, now here are the drawbacks... No table and chairs/desk to sit at in the living area, no door to close off the sleeping area, poor lighting in the bedroom and living room. That's about it... More 

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columbus, oh
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

First, it is not a resort, it is an expensive motel. Second, the facilities themselves are actually pretty nice -- the rooms, bathrooms, pool, view, etc. The place has a lot going for it and the photos online are accurate. Third, and most important, the service and management are absolutely terrible... We encountered a problem with the maximum occupancy of... More 

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Lakewood, Ohio
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Folks, this is a motel. It's not a resort as in, for example, a J.W. Marriott or others. It is, however, beautifully landscaped, great location, super clean, friendly owners. There are free bikes to use, a hot tub and a pool overlooking the lake. An easy scenic walk to the downtown bars and restaurants, which, surprisingly for a tourist area,... More 

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