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“Closed during business hours” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Carew Tower

Carew Tower
441 Vine St., Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, Cincinnati, OH 45202
513 241 3888
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Ranked #21 of 63 Attractions in Cincinnati
Type: Architectural Buildings, Landmarks
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Highland Heights, Ohio
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“Closed during business hours”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013 via mobile

Carew tower observation deck was one of the items on our to do list on our Cincinnati visit. We made certain choices like staying at a more expensive hotel, etc. It is supposed to open at 10:00AM on Sunday. After enduring a claustrophobic rickety old elevator to get to a staircase in need of a good cleaning that leads to the observation deck it was closed. So we descended the dirty stairs. The rickety lift to the 45th floor and down. If you want to open at 10:15 or 10:30 fine but be open during the published hours.

Visited June 2013
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“Nice and Fast Sightseeing”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We went on a Sunday afternoon and there wasn't any line. It's not the easiest to find, but there's a security/info desk located at the bottom so just ask. You take the elevators to the 45th floor, then get on a separate elevator or take the stairs the rest of the way, about another 4 flights. $2 per person fee, then you just walk out onto the open roof. Great views of the city and the surrounding area. Probably will take 30 minutes max., it's cheap, and a great sight. Would recommend!

Visited May 2013
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“Very nice”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

Heart of history in cincinnati, very classy establishment enriched in old school style. Architecture is beautiful and romantic to the eyes. Plus very good views from the tower of a very beautiful city at night or day.

Visited May 2013
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“Fantastic views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013 via mobile

It's not well signposted but well worth the effort to seek out this place. $2 gets you the whole city at your feet. Amazing.

Visited April 2013
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“Carew Tower”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Go up to 45 floor, then get out to take different smaller elevator to 48 floor. pay 2 dollars to view the city. It is a nice view. Maybe at night it would be better. However, the tower close at 7pm.

Visited April 2013
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