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500 Terrace Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45220 (Clifton)
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Clifton House
Ranked #2 of 16 Cincinnati B&B and Inns
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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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Charleston, West Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I enjoyed my visit here. Nancy is wonderful but I am going to mention also the negative. The B&B is very clean and quiet. The AC kept our room comfortable. Loved the porch and my husband loved the afternoon wine. Great location to walk 2 short blocks to a vibrant neighborhood with great restaurant and shops. The facility itself is... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I am almost a little hesitant to write this review of the Clifton House for fear that it will become so popular that it will be difficult to get reservations in the future! But, Ms. Nancy who is the owner, has done a remarkable job and certainly deserves an exceptional review.... So here goes.... . We arrived in the late... More

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Signal Mountain, Tennessee
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This was a lovely place to stay. We were helping our son move in to a house nearby and stayed here. It was so wonderful, when we checked out to go stay with him and changed our mind, we checked back into the house. We got the same room which was exquisite and enjoyed it just as much the second... More

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Kansas City, USA
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106 reviews 106 reviews
33 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

From the very nicely presented full breakfast to comfortable rooms and a good location, Clifton house has it all. Originally a posh home belonging to a well-to-do banker, the home has been purchased and set up as an excellent B&B in the artsy gaslight district of Cincinnati near to the University of Cincinnati and Good Samaritan Hospital. On street parking... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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60 reviews 60 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I was so glad to find this alternative to a corporate hotel on a business trip to Cincinnati. This is a lovely old home and, since at one point I was the only guest and had the opportunity to peek into the other rooms, I can vouch that there is not a bad room in the house! I stayed in... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We were on tour playing concerts throughout the mid-west and while in Cincinnati we had the good fortune to be put up at Clifton House. What an amazing place! I honestly can't think of anything bad to say about it. The rooms were beautiful, the breakfast was delicious, and Nancy is the consummate hostess. Big recommendation for this place. Jim... More

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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We visit Cincinnati at least once a year, and ever since we stayed at Clifton House, it has become our "home". Nancy is one of the best-innkeepers ever. She is gracious, charming, helpful, wonderfully hospitable. The location is perfect, quiet, beautiful neighborhood, yet close to everything. Nancy´s guests are always very interesting, breakfast innovative and delicious. Can´t stop praising Nancy... More

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Carol Stream, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I took my wife here as a getaway trip to celebrate our first child coming in the next few months. We were both very pleased with the room and the entire house itself. We stayed in the "romantic room" It was very comfortable and has its own bathroom attached. The hospitality was outstanding. Nancy, the owner of the house, was... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Yes, the Clifton House is a beautiful house, built around 1908. Yes, it's very convenient to the university, and centrally located in Cincinnati. Yes, it's near the Ludlow Avenue gaslight district. The breakfast chefs are from Cincinnati State's culinary institute. The owner, Nancy Niehaus, is friendly and knowledgeable. There's a billiard table, a workout room, and a library. None of... More

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Lakewood, OH
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

My husband and I ventured to Cincinnati to visit a family member who is currently teaching at UC. She mentioned this lovely b & b that she walks by on her way to Ludlow which is the charming central street in the Gaslight District. We had a lovely 2 night stay and there is not one thing we would have... More

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Address: 500 Terrace Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45220
Location: United States > Ohio > Cincinnati > Clifton
Also Known As:
Clifton House Cincinnati, Ohio

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