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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Stayed one night as my wife and i were in the area for a wedding. Was pleastantly surprised by the lobby and rooms. Very clean and nice looking. Plenty of room in the king size bed room and came with microwave and mini fridge. Did not use the pool but had breakfast at the hotel restaurant and food was good.... More

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

Thank you for sharing your experience with us, it is greatly appreciated. Please visit again. More

Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

We stay here every year. The staff is so friendly and helpful. The rooms are very clean, the housekeeping staff is very thorough. The pool area is beautiful. We had breakfast at the hotel restaurant and it was good though I wish we would get a discount for being hotel guests as it is expensive for what you get. It... More

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

Thank you so much for the great review. We have special rates at times for our groups and some of the business Travelers, and we have a special arrangement with TripAdvisor that guarantees your reservation with prepayment. We look forward to your next visit and I hope you fill welcome each time. More

Brussels, Belgium
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I was extremely pleasantly surprised. A business colleague who travels to Portsmouth much more often than myself had referred to this as "the hotel" and basically stated that it was the best of what is there. I travel extensively and this would be considered a nice Holiday Inn no matter the city. It was clean, well appointed and reasonably priced.... More

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

Thank you for staying at our hotel and for the nice review. I'm not sure when your stay was, but as of mid May 2014 we have a new Treadmill and a new Elliptical. I hope on your next visit you will try them out and let us know how you like them. It was our pleasure to have you... More

Lapeer, Michigan
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114 reviews 114 reviews
17 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

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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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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Kpalime, Togo
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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
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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

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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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

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Address: 711 2nd Street (Downtown Portsmouth), Portsmouth, OH 45662
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Location: United States > Ohio > Portsmouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Holiday Inn Portsmouth Downtown 2*
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Portsmouth Downtown Hotel Portsmouth
Ramada Inn Portsmouth
Ramada Portsmouth
Portsmouth Ramada
Holiday Inn Portsmouth Downtown Ohio

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