It's clear this is the hotel of choice for folks in town to see a game. It's been here for quite some time and it shows in a lot of ways. The front looks nice enough, same for the lobby. Venture down the hall to the rooms and you quickly realize this building has some age/wear to it. The rooms show wear on the doors, walls, etc. The bathroom is small - the door JUST gets by the toilet. The bed was comfortable, which is about all that I can come up with that is positive about the room. The workout room is nicer than one would expect - it has a nice variety of modern treadmills and ellipticals. It also has a few exercise balls and free weights up to 50lbs. Not bad! I didn't try the restaurant - it looked dated and long past it's prime. There is no "free" bfast in the morning, by the way. I couldn't even find a free cup of coffee other than what I made in my room.
Do be careful in the area. It's clear the economy has taken its toll around the hotel. There were a lot of "less fortunate" folks walking around the area.
Finally, good luck finding a restaurant to eat at. It's a short walk up the road to the Covington area where there are a couple of restaurants. I would say it's a 5-7min. walk. Nothing other than chain fast food near the hotel.
I found the room on Priceline for about 65% of what they wanted for the room. For one night, it was fine. That's all I can say.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront hotel is located in the heart of Covington, Kentucky s business and entertainment district. Our Cincinnati hotel is within walking distance of downtown Cincinnati and features free downtown Cincinnati parking and free wireless high-speed Internet access.The Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront hotel is the place to stay when attending famous Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky events, such as the WEBN Fireworks, Oktoberfest, Maifest and the Flying Pig Marathon. The Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront Hotel is the perfect place for your Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati weekend getaway. A centrally located Cincinnati hotel on the Ohio River, we are a Cincinnati Reds hotel near Great American Ballpark and a Cincinnati Bengals hotel near Paul Brown Stadium. We are also near MainStrasse Village, Newport on the Levee, the Newport Aquarium and the Cincinnati Zoo. The Holiday Inn Cincinnati-Riverfront hotel is also a favorite among companies such as Ashland Marathon, Duke Energy, UPS, P&G, Sara Lee and Kroger because of our close proximity to their offices and Cincinnati s central business district. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront Hotel Covington
- Holiday Inn Covington
- Covington Holiday Inn