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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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    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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Ravenna, Ohio
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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Charleston, West Virginia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

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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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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110 reviews 110 reviews
34 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 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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67 reviews 67 reviews
14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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Address: 500 Terrace Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45220
Location: United States > Ohio > Cincinnati > Clifton
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Clifton House Cincinnati, Ohio

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