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The Island House Hotel

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102 Madison St., Port Clinton, OH 43452
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lansing, Michigan
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Island House is easily booked online with instant confirmation of reservation. We booked a double queen room for two adults and two teens. Upon arrival, we were greeted at the front desk and checked in within two minutes. The lobby area is beautiful. Reminiscent of an 1800's style hotel with individual cubby holes for key pick up. There is... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last night of a six day road trip. We were running late and got a phone call making sure we were coming. It was like having family checking in. We have a child with special needs and no one batted an eye at his quirks. Everything was neat as a pin and so, so comfortable. Breakfast was ample but not... More 

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Plymouth, Minnesota
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just were driving through Port Clinton and need a place to hang our hat. We only stayed overnight but were pleasantly surprised with this hotel. Super quaint! Friendly staff! Room was cozy and super clean! We would stay here again!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was excellent - food at 1812, the rooms, whirlpool tub, location, staff was extremely friendly, accommodating and helpful. It was quiet this time of year as the area doesn't get busy until Memorial Day. That was fine with us as we were looking for a nice, quiet getaway. Loved it!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time! Everyone was so friendly and helpful. Having the restaurant/bar in the hotel was very nice. We wish the weather would of been better but we bundled up on couch and watched a movie. The bed and couch were comfortable. Everyone in town was nice, saying hi and waving. I look forward to our next stay!

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely enjoyed our overnight stay! Desk clerk was very friendly and helpful. Room was small but very clean and functional. Nice downtown location. We loved the uniqueness of the building and running the water in the morning for warm water was not an inconvenience.

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ashville
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visited the Island House Hotel in January , 2015, for one night, The room was nice and cozy, The location was great for our entertainment. I just wished they had one place that you could walked too, for ice, instead of going to the front desk., all the time. Would recommend this hotel, looked forward to... More 

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Milford, Michigan
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5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here for a brief overnight getaway. Loved the hotel. The front desk person was very welcoming and helpful. Enjoyed the history of the place. While the rooms are small, the are more than adequate. After all, it was built in the 1886. Room and bath were well maintained and clean. If you understand where you... More 

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Corpus Christi
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My lepraechaun never lies nor do I. No crossed fingers or wink of an eye. This St.Patrick Day 2015 found me here road weary and tired. To my surprise this much ballyhooed hotel must have been modeled after the shrunken Alice house in Wonderland. On the third floor the night clerk put me and my luggage and I swear on... More 

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Peggy S, General Manager at The Island House Hotel, responded to this review

Sir, I am sorry that you were disappointed in your room size. I assure you that the size of your room had nothing to do with where your reservation was made. We do not take that into consideration at all. As our hotel was built in 1886 some of the rooms are quite small. Things were a little different then.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

We stayed just overnight for a short weekend getaway. If you like old buildings with lots of character and historical value while still being totally cool, you will love this place. It was very clean and decorated nicely. We stayed in room 3313 and while it was small, it was great for what we needed and I loved the old... More 

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