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Carew Tower

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441 Vine St, Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2821
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love going to the tops of Carew Tower for the spectacular views of Cincinnati and Kentucky. If you know anything about the region, you can visualize how the glaciers came down and formed this area. You can see a lot of Cincinnati’s German architecture....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed January 18, 2019

Crew Tower is an art deco building made for shopping and the Hilton hotel.It also has many offices! At the very to there is an observation deck with telescopes to view the whole city. It houses Hathaways restaurant in the arcade and a place to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Cal D
Reviewed January 7, 2019

The view from on top of the Carew Tower is absolutely beautiful. It is also windy so be prepared. The building has a lot of history.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank encore192
Reviewed December 1, 2018

Based off of some of the negative reviews that I saw on here, I called and checked out everything before I arrived pertaining to hours open, costs etc. Luckily for me all of this turned out ok. The views of the city from the top...More

Date of experience: December 2018
4  Thank Charmedlife007
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

The Carew tower offers a terrific, open-air viewing deck with 360 views of downtown Cincinnati and northern Kentucky. You'll look straight down on fountain Square. Stairs are required for the last floor, so persons with limited mobility may find this a challenge. The regular elevator...More

Date of experience: November 2018
4  Thank GoesWithWine
Reviewed November 24, 2018

It was fun to see the architecture style of Carew Tower and to view the city, Ohio River and Kentucky. Also neat to see all the murals of downtown Cincinnatia.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Pj S
Reviewed November 22, 2018

It was a cool & kind of creepy experience. It's a super old tower built in the 30's with an art deco interior. I remember seeing this building in the intro to the WKRP in Cincinnati TV show. You can't miss it. It's the second...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank KarenV87
Reviewed November 19, 2018

The lobby itself is a masterpiece. The old Pogue's department store once spanned much of the lower levels. It's gone now, but the observation deck remains and is well worth the trek up to take in the view of Cincinnati's "Seven Hills."

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Raymond C
Reviewed November 14, 2018

$6.00 to go up the tower and get a view of Cincinnati. Was it worth it? Yes, if you like that kind of thing, which I do. The architecture and the sprawling views are cool. The tiny elevator is funny, you do have to climb...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Molly L
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We took our teenaged children up to the top of Carew Tower. The day was cool, but clear and we were able to see the best views of Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. I am glad that we are a local family who can say that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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March 23, 2019|
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Response from Kathy T | Reviewed this property |
We took an elevator from the lobby to the 40th floor and then transferred to a smaller elevator to the floor below and then walked up the final floor. The observation deck is on the roof of the building. There might be view... More
Jonathan G
October 13, 2018|
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Response from TasteBuddy8642 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You are only charged when you go through the door onto the roof.
November 10, 2017|
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Response from James C | Reviewed this property |
There is just an observation deck.