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The Island House Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   102 Madison St., Port Clinton, OH 43452
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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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 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice hotel on the bay in Port Clinton, conveniently located across the street from the Jet Express dock. Historic and rustic, don't expect modern luxuries, but allow yourself to appreciate the small town charm and history of the building (it was rebuilt in 1886 off of money collected from delinquent taxes!). So yeah, they warn you up front that... More

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Lexington, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed the charm of the Island House Hotel The room was cozy and met all of our needs. The morning staff was very helpful and friendly (they gave us great suggestions for the sights and happenings of the area) The GM of the restaurant was friendly as well and offered some great menu suggestions. We loved the history... More

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of 11 of us stayed at this hotel just recently and we could not find anything to complain about, in fact it was an oustanding visit and the staff were incredibly friendly and helpful and always on hand to resolve any little problems which might have ocurred and they were very few and always resolved. We shall be... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous hotel! Room was inviting, bed really comfortable,really clean.. Was not afraid to sit on the bedspread or walk barefoot! Has an elevator! Quick walk to the jet express to Put in bay. Nice service! Would stay again! For those who don't want to drive after the bay .. It's a must stay!

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned to UK having stayed at the Island House Hotel for 9 nights. Incredibly friendly and helpful staff. Room and bathroom were clean and bed very comfortable - needed a good night's sleep as I was competing locally every day in a National / International sports competition nearby. Breakfast (included in room rate) available each day nice and early... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A really nice hotel, perfect for the day/evening trip we took to Put-In-Bay. I was a little concerned about such an old building, but the place was spotless, and very well maintained. The bed was super comfortable. Staff was very nice. Short walk to the Jet-Express. We will definitely be back.

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Dayton, Ohio
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I keep trying these "historic" or "restored" hotels, but am usually disappointed. Investors with good intentions pour lots of money into resuscitating aging structures that are really not up to today's standards. The desk clerk said it "might take 10 minutes to get hot water, but be patient." Are you kidding? Not for >$150/night. (Fortunately it didn't take that long... More

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Mason, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Historic hotel with charm for sure. There were several challenges including: very musty smell in the halways, air conditioning in the room that decided to quit at 3AM and no screens on the windows so they could not be opened due to all the nats that flew came into the room withon 10 minutes. If the AC did not quit,... More

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Ridgeville Corners, Ohio, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our room was on the third floor, so she did warn us of the hot water problem noted by someone else's review. Our room consisted of a queen bed, a very small wicker chest with mirror, refrigerator, microwave and one night stand. Ver, very small. No where to sit except on the bed. Bed seems comfortable enough, but really the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beautiful old building is located right in the heart of downtown Port Clinton, across from the Jet Express (which was very convenient because not only could we walk from the hotel to the dock, but we didn't have to pay to park our car somewhere else). The staff was friendly and helpful as well. The room itself was very... More

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Address: 102 Madison St., Port Clinton, OH 43452
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Location: United States > Ohio > Port Clinton
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Hotel Class:3 star — The Island House Hotel 3*
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The Island House is a unique combination of boutique hotel with historic charm. Enjoy an attentive staff, charming ambiance and World Class dining. Walk to Jet Express, fishing charters and nightlife. ... more   less 
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