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Holiday Inn Portsmouth Downtown

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   711 2nd Street (Downtown Portsmouth), Portsmouth, OH 45662
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Lapeer, Michigan
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95 reviews 95 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's expensive, very very expensive. It's classy on the outside and the rooms are tastefully appointed. Rooms are large with tiny bathrooms and have very comfortable beds. For this sort of major money you would think that breakfast is included but NO it has an upscale restaurant that charges. Apart from the free coffee that's about it. The hotel is... More

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scook350, General Manager at Holiday Inn Portsmouth Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us. We hope you spend time with us again in the future. A lot of people prefer the River side viewing, But I agree with you, I like the downtown side with all the church steeples.sc More

Lexington, Kentucky
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

When visiting my family in Porstmouth. I always stay at the Holiday Inn Downtown. It is convenient and always clean. The staff always takes good care of my family and I. We feel like it is a home away from home when we come to visit during the holidays. Thank you all.

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scook350, General Manager at Holiday Inn Portsmouth Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Its good to have a Homecoming with family and friends. I 'm glad you are making us a part of it. More

Patchogue,New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

I have stayed here several times due to the fact that my daughter goes to Shawnee State University and we are from out of town. It is clean and modern, the rooms are spotless and the beds are very comfortable. We always request a room with a view of the Ohio River and the US Grant bridge. The rooms have... More

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Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

I was traveling with my family for nearly a month (2 toddlers) and we did not expect such a pleasant experience. The hotel and our room were spotless, the beds were fantastic, the hotel has a great location right on the river, and the value for the price was Exceptional. We won't be staying anywhere else in Portsmouth.

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Cincinnati
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

I stayed for 4 days while attending a conference. Upon our arrival, we were informed that a child had thrown up in the pool the night before and that it would be closed until it was cleaned up. That was on Sunday. When I left on Thursday, that pool STILL hadn't been opened back up because they STILL hadn't cleaned... More

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scook350, General Manager at Holiday Inn Portsmouth Downtown, responded to this review

I'm sorry you did not enjoy your stay with us. The pool was closed for 4 days for a scheduled professional cleaning which is done periodically. Guest were informed before check in of the cleaning. This usually just takes a day or two, Even tough the chemicals readings were good, the water was to cloudy for saftey concerns. Thank you... More

Indianapolis, Indiana
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013 via mobile

I've stayed here a few times now. The rooms are nice for a small town. I will stay here again. However, I will never go to the restaurant again. Service is horrible. I had to seat myself because nobody was around. I sat there for 13 minutes before I finally got up, and walked through the doors back in the... More

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scook350, General Manager at Holiday Inn Portsmouth Downtown, responded to this review

You are absolutely right! There is no excuse for bad service. I promise to review this with the staff and Restaurant Management team. Thank you for bringing this to my attention, and I hope you try us again in the future. We pride ourselves on our staff and service and I am so sorry we let you down. Next time... More

Ohio
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

For me, the location of this property made it perfect for my needs. I was attending a conference at Shawnee State, and I was within walking distance not only of the campus but also the riverfront area. (Don't miss the murals on the floodwall!) There were also some cute little antique shops within walking distance, and I enjoyed myself there.... More

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scook350, General Manager at Holiday Inn Portsmouth Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on our hotel. I hope in the future you will honor us with that extra star you are withholding. Your experience is very important to us and we appreciate you being our guest. The beauiful bridge you saw out your window is the Grant Bridge and it took over 5 years to... More

Columbus, Ohio
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

Hotel was fine and clean. Probably family friendly in a safe area (police HQ across the street) Avoid the restaurant in the hotel and go elsewhere. I didn't have time to use the pool but it looked great. The hotel has been remodeled and could have been better, but it's Portsmouth so you have very few choices.

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Portsmouth Downtown, responded to this review

Dear OneFlight53, Thank you for the sharing your experience with us. We are delighted you found our hotel clean and staff friendly. We constantly strive to provide an environment of comfort and value to our guests and I am disappointed our hotel restaurant did not meet your expectations. Rest assure your comments are valued and aid in the improvement of... More

Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013 via mobile

The sad part is that there would not be another place to recommend staying in the area. Portsmouth doesn't offer much. But for the business traveler, hopefully you don't have to stay long! The fitness center is in desperate need of repair. The one treadmill at its highest speed is barely even fast enough for a jog. And it skips.... More

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scook350, General Manager at Holiday Inn Portsmouth Downtown, responded to this review

I apologize to you, and I fill bad we let you down. The computer in the business center is a new Windows 8, and the staff has brought it to my attention that you were having problems loading your program. Microsoft Office has been loaded. Our Front Desk staff are always happy to help our guest with their business needs.... More

Florence, Kentucky
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

I stayed in a King room on the fourth floor facing the street. The room was very comfortable and the view of the Kentucky hill across the river was pleasant. When you leave the room, push on the door to make sure it is latched. The one thing I did not like about the room was the toilet. It was... More

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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Portsmouth Downtown Hotel
Holiday Inn Portsmouth Downtown Hotel Portsmouth
Ramada Inn Portsmouth
Ramada Portsmouth
Portsmouth Ramada
Holiday Inn Portsmouth Downtown Ohio
Address: 711 2nd Street (Downtown Portsmouth), Portsmouth, OH 45662
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Location: United States > Ohio > Portsmouth
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #2 of 4 hotels in Portsmouth
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Hotel Class:2 star — Holiday Inn Portsmouth Downtown 2*
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