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Oberlin Inn

7 North Main Street, Oberlin, OH 44074
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Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Oberlin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 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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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Staff very helpful. Daytime bartender was very friendly. The Inn is clean. Room could have been a little cooler, but we got a fan and it was fine. Restaurant is average but will work in a pinch. Vermilion Beach is only about 25 minutes away and is a quaint place with shops, restaurants and small, nice beach.

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Highland, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

While it is not the most up to date place, I absolutely love the customer service at this hotel. Great little bar downstairs. Clean and comfy rooms. They are building a new Oberlin Inn next door. While I look forward to the new place, this old cozy spot will always hold good memories!

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

It is always a pleasure accommodating you on your visits to Oberlin. We appreciate knowing that our staff is friendly and accommodating. As we transition to the new building we are sure that the memories of the current building will linger and new memories will be created. We appreciate you and look forward to your next visit to Oberlin More 

Bloomington, Indiana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This hotel takes advantage of being the only hotel in town. It is overpriced and threadbare at best. The only thing that it has going currently is the location. However, on our next stay in Oberlin we will be staying at a Bed and Breakfast, many of which are better priced and more well-appointed. Maybe $189.00 per night will not... More 

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

The Oberlin Inn appreciates you choosing to stay with us on your recent visit to Oberlin. The Inn has been an intricate part of the Oberlin community for over 100 years. The peak season and demand periods of Oberlin vary month to month and the operation establishes rates based on those demands of the community throughout the year. At this... More 

Burbank, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

My daughter and I stayed at the Oberlin Hotel for one evening while visiting the college. Arriving late at night, we had a great deal of difficulty finding the entrance behind all of the construction for the new hotel. Once there, we were warmly greated, but it was obvious why the new construction was underway. Very much a journey back... More 

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

It was a delight accommodating you on your recent stay with us. Our sincere apologies on your difficulty in finding the entrance to the Inn due to the construction adjacent to the facility. As you are aware, a new facility is being built and during that construction phase we are committed to maintaining and providing quality accommodations that are clean... More 

alma, mi
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

It's clean. It's old - that's why they're building a new one. It's okay, but too expensive for what it is (especially if you pay the regular rate). But - if you're visiting the college it's an ideal location, and the only "hotel" around. Try the bed and breakfast alternatives, but if you need something special (like two double beds... More 

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Westfield, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

I stayed at the Oberlin Inn over the past 3 days while visiting Oberlin for my daughter's gradation. I was also there 2 weeks ago to visit her. During both stays the staff was helpful, caring, friendly and informative. Carol and Anita were especially kind and very helpful. Our waitresses at the restaurant served us our food quickly and they... More 

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Bryn Mawr, PA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This is the only hotel in Oberlin, so we had no other option when visiting to pick our daughter up from college. It was possibly the most depressing hotel I've every stayed at in this country. The hallways are dingy and the room was drab at best, with two double beds set perpendicular to one another. The style of décor... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This place houses a Mystery Diner Show, I opted to go, with my lady companion. The hotel has surely seen better days and is in need of more than a face lift. Thankfully, there is the steel skeleton of what will be the new main bdlg. This place has been poorly renovated, leaving old technology blatantly visible for all to... More 

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Collinsville, Oklahoma, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

i'm basing my excellent review on the people & the service. I have never felt so welcomed. First of all let me say.. The hotel is being rebuilt right beside the old hotel. So I can't wait to return to the new facility soon!! The hotel now is older and out of date BUT I'd like to say it's full... More 

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

Thank you for staying at the Oberlin Inn. We are thrilled that we were able to accommodate you. We take great pride in our service and are pleased that it met your expectations and that your overall experience was very satisfactory. We look forward to accommodating you on future visits to Oberlin. Enjoy Spring! More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

The minute I walked in the lobby I was worried. It's smelled stale and musty. Our room looked like it was from the Baits Motel. Someone had carved "horror hotel" on the bathroom door. The furniture was scratched and so old looking. The bed spreads looked 40 years old. I sat on the bed and the headboard bent forward. This... More 

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