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The Island House Hotel

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102 Madison St., Port Clinton, OH 43452
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Southwest Gulf Coast, Florida
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60 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed at the Island House for three nights. Upon entering the lobby to check in, I thought the hotel was very charming. It seemed kind of boutiqueish--which I like a lot and I thought we were in for a fabulous stay. Hubby and I had a standard room on the 3rd floor. By American standards, the room was really small.... More 

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Pickerington, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I would give our stay 3 1/2 stars, which defaults to 4 on this scale. The check in process was really easy, even with a slight miss on the reservation (date for following week versus current week, which was fixed upon arrival). We stayed on the 2nd floor, which was perfect. .. mind you, the rooms are in fact small.... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is an old historic hotel. The staff was very helpful and friendly. We booked our room a few days before we were traveling, and we happy to find they had a room for us. That said, the room was very small, but very clean and the bed was very comfortable. The location is very easy walking distance to the... More 

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Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our recent stay at The Island House Hotel was a real unexpected pleasure. From the first moment we called to get a last minute reservation, the staff were the best ever encountered. The hotel was so clean. The bed was so comfortable. The breakfast was great. The room was small but for just an overnight it was fine. The restaurant... More 

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Mundelein, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We looked forward to staying in this historic building for a change of pace. Unfortunately, from the moment we arrived we were disappointed. The staff at the desk did not welcome us at all, which would have been a wonderful touch after almost 9 hours on the road to get there. It was all business and no warmth, and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed here with our 8 month old. We had a king room. Upon arrival the desk help pointed out that my son's bed would not fit in the room they had us booked for, so they changed us to a room that we could be more comfortable in. The room was updated and very comfy! Awesome... More 

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McHenry, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I enjoyed our stay at the Island House very much! We wanted a unique place to stay with some wineries nearby! The vintage hotel was quaint and cozy - a place where nostalgia meets technology! Our dinner at the onsite restaurant 1812 was a pleasant experience in a bustling dining room with attentive staff!

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Springfield, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Island House Hotel in Port Clinton is a great place to stay. I have stayed there 15 times in the last year and a half. The staff are friendly, the rooms are clean and the surroundings are historic. The place is a vintage hotel. It is an older property with character. The best restaurant in Port Clinton in in-house.... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stay was fabulous, from the lovely room and comfy bed to the drinks and food. The free breakfast is great and more than enough to get your day started on the right foot. We had a bit of a hiccup with our trip that made us cancel and rebook again only hours later, and Peggy was just wonderful to... More 

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Portsmouth, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just returned from a mother/daughter weekend in Port Clinton & Lake Erie Islands. I selected Island House due to is proximity to Jet Express and to views of the lake. It is a small historic hotel with charm. The check-in was quick-even with a fickle computer (technology happens!). I will agree with other reviewers on two points: 1. the... More 

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