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Oberlin Inn

7 North Main Street, Oberlin, OH 44074
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

The location of the Inn is perfect, close to downtown, the college & the museum next door. Yes, the rooms are dated, but clean and with extra comforts (like coffee, extra pillows, blankets). The front desk staff were pleasant and helpful. We did the winter room package with the murder mystery and buffet dinner. The food was plentiful & hot... More

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795x, General Manager at Oberlin Inn, responded to this review

We are pleased that you attended the January Murder Mystery and that you had an enjoyable evening of laughter, good food and delightful hospitality. We look forward to seeing you at another mystery in the future. More

COLUMBUS
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

we stayed here 3 days over the christmas holiday. the hotel was built in 1955 and is fairly well kept up. out of season the rated are reasonable about $80/night. rooms have a 32" lcd flat screen tv's. the inn is located right across the street from the college green and very convenient just about everything downtown in this small... More

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795x, General Manager at Oberlin Inn, responded to this review

Happy New Year! We are certainly glad that you enjoyed your stay in Oberlin. We look forward to accommodating you on your future visits! More

Hawthorn Woods, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Nice town and conveient location. The rooms are expensive for what they are. I guess you are paying for the location, not the room. The rooms are very outdated. Staff was friendly. We didn't eat at the restaurant but I did get carry out food at the bar. Nice, quaint bar. Very affordable. They do allow dogs which was a... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

The only place to stay in Oberlin really needs an update. It's very dated in terms of design, but also obviously frayed around the edges, and in the middle too! It's not dirty, but not spotless either, and actually, the reception could be a lot warmer.

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795x, General Manager at Oberlin Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing the Oberlin Inn. Sorry that your greeting was not up to par, but we do share your comments with our staff so that everyone can continue to improve their customer service. This winter, the process to build a new lodging building will begin. We hope that you will be back in the area and stay with us... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

$150 too much. Hallways smell. It's old. Room looked like it hadn't been updated since 1960. Bathroom was awful. It's the only hotel in town close to campus. The town is in real need of some competition.

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795x, General Manager at Oberlin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Oberlin Inn. We are the only hotel in Oberlin and are aware that the bathrooms are of the 1950/1960 style and era. However, during the last two renovations, the design people decided to retain the tile since it was in such good shape, even though it was dated. We are in the process of a... More

Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This was a charming , lovely hotel in need of a major remodel.. I fell in love with Oberlin and the history so embedded in this college town. The hotel is walking distance to several good restaurants which I enjoyed during my visit. I had one meal (Dinner) in the restaurant, this was a mistake..it was dreadful..from being out of... More

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795x, General Manager at Oberlin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent visit. The Inn is slated for a new facility beginning in the near future. We hope that you will be able to stay with us once the new facility is completed. Your dining room issues have been addressed with the appropriate staff. Thank you for bringing the... More

Tampa FL
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118 reviews 118 reviews
27 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

I truly enjoyed myself here. I was visiting my grand daughter here at Oberlin and got a package deal that included dinner for two. Well worth the price! It came w/ a comfy, clean bed, and small outdated bathroom. However, we loved the dinner for two and a bottle of wine. The meal was lovely;anything on the menu was a... More

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795x, General Manager at Oberlin Inn, responded to this review

It was a delight to have you stay with us during your recent visit with your granddaughter. We are glad that you enjoyed your package. As for the size of the bathroom, we have to remember that this hotel is a 1950's style hotel. We hope to have you stay with us in the future, rather it be in our... More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 hotel reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

We stayed two nights in this hotel- not our choice but for a group we were with. From the beginning the stay was awful. There is a tiny parking area by the front and it is almost impossible to find a place to park to unload your luggage. We walked in to find a surly front desk clerk and a... More

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795x, General Manager at Oberlin Inn, responded to this review

We apologize that your visit at the Oberlin Inn was disappointing. The function that you attended during your stay was on the patio, as the organizer of the event wanted to be outside. Sorry you were displeased. The food that was available was the food that the organizer of the event chose. Again, our apologies that it was not to... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

I very much enjoyed my stay at the Oberlin Inn. Room was clean, bed comfortable, linen soft and comfy, service impeccable. I was there for a dog show and my dog was welcomed. No complains, will be going there again for sure. My friends and I also enjoyed the food at the Brewsters lounge, the quality, service and prices were... More

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795x, General Manager at Oberlin Inn, responded to this review

It is always a pleasure hosting the annual dog show participants at the Oberlin Inn. We appreciate your continued patronage and am glad to hear that your stay was pleasant. We look forward to seeing you in 2014. More

Wyoming
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

If you have to stay in Oberlin, this is about it. The newer rooms over the patio seem to be a bit better; they at least had a vanity instead of just a sink attached to the wall. The narrow low ceilinged hallway had all the charm of a low security prison. I don't think it's possible to update the... More

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795x, General Manager at Oberlin Inn, responded to this review

It was a pleasure hosting your reunion group here at the Oberlin Inn. Sorry for the confusion with your additional night, but we're glad that we could promptly accommodate the extra night needed. Happy to hear that the housekeeping staff took good care of you. You are spot on! The Inn is in the process of a renovation project that... More

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Additional Information about Oberlin Inn

Also Known As:
Oberlin Hotel Oberlin
Oberlin Inn Ohio
Address: 7 North Main Street, Oberlin, OH 44074
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Location: United States > Ohio > Oberlin
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Oberlin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to the Oberlin Inn, a premier yet affordable hotel in Oberlin, OH. Whether you are prospecting schools, planning a wedding or weekend retreat, or conducting business, the Oberlin Inn is ideally located on the lovely campus of Oberlin College and within walking distance to the downtown Oberlin business district. The Oberlin Inn has a history of serving the academic and business community since the founding of Oberlin College in 1833. Our history of excellence continues as we are recognized with many awards for our tradition of great hotel services and Midwest hospitality. In addition, look no further for great dining and catering services at the Oberlin Inn. We are accessible by five major highways, a half-hour from downtown Cleveland, and only twenty minutes from the shore of Lake Erie. From the rigorous academic tradition of Oberlin College to the fine quality hotel services of the Oberlin Inn, make your next visit with us. ... more   less 
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