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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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Naples, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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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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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 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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9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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3 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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Strongsville, Ohio
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We stayed in the Marbledhead Suite (upper level) and the views of the lake from our balcony and room were great. Our room was clean and nicely furnished. Resort is 3/4 of a mile from the downtown area which made our stay more peaceful and relaxing. It was nice to walk or bike (resort has free bike rentals) to the... More 

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Long Pond, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is a roomy comfortable hotel with a great location and wonderful pool/ hot tub. We took the kids and everyone loved the hotel. Take advantage of the free bicycles to pedal around the island. The rooms are large and the hotel was quiet at the right times. I will definitely return.

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akron, ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We usually go to Put in Bay but decided to give this place a try before meeting friends on PIB. This is our new go to place on Lake Erie. The place was beautiful. Grounds, pool area, rooms were clean and the owner was very friendly. Wish they had golf carts to rent. Downtown is about a mile away and... More 

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