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Clifton House

500 Terrace Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45220
Clifton House
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We only had the pleasure to stay at Clifton House for one night, but we thoroughly enjoyed it. As others have said, Nancy makes you feel at home in this lovely historic inn. It is located near the university and Ludlow Avenue (lined with restaurants and shops.). Breakfast was delicious, and we enjoyed the conversation with the other guests.

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I loved staying here. The host Nancy is very welcoming. Homemade brownies and wine at 5pm. Coffee and tea in the upstairs hallway early in the morning. The breakfasts were delicious. It was a real treat to try the goetta, a local Cincinnati sausage made with oats. Delicious! The Garden Room was spacious and very comfortable. I had an easy... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I've stayed in B&B's all over the U.S. and Europe, and I must say the Clifton House is one of the best B&B's I've ever stayed in. The rooms are large and well appointed with beautiful furnishings. Nancy runs the place with a special flair that makes you feel welcome...almost like you're a guest in her home, and she cooks... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

I have stayed at Clifton House many times over the last nine years and always found it a restful and lovely place. Even met a European traveler over breakfast who helped me identify my grandpa's small village in rural Ireland! Wonderful breakfasts, always support for what is needed, and lovely "hostess with the most-est!".

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Best B and B in Cincinnati! All the rooms are spacious, each with its own style. Felt like royalty coming down the grand staircase for breakfast. Nancy knows all the local Clifton hotspots and things to do. Walking distance to restaurants,bars, UC and hospitals as well as the Esquire Theatre. My daughter's wedding party stayed here and loved it.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We enjoyed a great stay at the Clifton House, a restored mansion treasure from 1909. The owner, Nancy, was a friendly and informative host. Our room was clean, comfortable (firm mattress) and quiet. Breakfast was delicious. The B&B is just two blocks from a vibrant neighborhood on Ludlow Avenue, with many shops and restaurants (thanks for the tip to try... More 

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Ravenna, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Stayed two weekend nights at the Clifton House. This is a classic early 20th century Clifton mansion with a large central hall with double back stairway, large public rooms and bedrooms, beautiful finishes. It has been very successfully converted into a B&B; it feels like you're visiting a well to do family in this late 19th century suburb of Cincinnati.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in the cottage, but had free reign of entire home. Beautiful. Bed and bath were perfect, pretty area. Had a pizza from Dewey's yummy. Nancy very helpful and nice. Breakfast was great, I am not a fan of poached eggs but there were other things on plate to eat;) would stay again.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

What a wonderful and friendly host Nancy is. Filled with info on interesting places to visit locally and downtown, Nancy is a wealth of information. The breakfast included in your nightly rate is nothing short of deliciously amazing. Cooked by a local culinary school graduate, the tastes and flavours change each day. Nancy's home is a charming and enjoyable place... More 

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Chicago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We had a wonderful stay at the Clifton House! The house is lovely with lots of charm. Nancy is welcoming and accommodating, we loved hearing the history of the home and appreciated restaurant and activity suggestions. It was a quick drive to downtown and parking was very easy (and free!). The breakfast was absolutely wonderful! We will be back to... More 

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