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638 Madison Ave, Covington, KY 41011-2422
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#1 of 9 hotels in Covington
Location
4.6
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4.9
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4.7
Value
4.5
Hotel Covington embodies the transformation of a celebrated, century-old downtown building into a modern luxury hotel. Hotel Covington will appeal to business and leisure travelers accustomed to upscale hotels in primary markets seeking an authentic and locally influenced experience. The hotel draws inspiration from the local culture and cultivates a following through a sense of civic pride and exciting food & beverage. Hotel Covington will pull inspiration from its northern and southern sisters, but a cohesive mix of styles will ultimately lend individuality. A story will be told through regional and local sourcing, and will become the pulse of Covington and beyond: unique yet comfortable, casual yet refined, and timeless yet evolving. By reimagining the historically designated Coppin's Department Store, which was open from 1910 to 1977, into a 114-room hotel, this significant project is certain to become the springboard for development in Covington's downtown business district and will deliver urban renewal South of the riverfront developments.
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Property amenities
Valet parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
Paid private parking on-site
Wifi
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast in the room
Special diet menus
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Sun terrace
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Air conditioning
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Wake-up service / alarm clock
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
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Bridal suite
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Modern
Centrally Located
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TripPhotographer52 wrote a review Aug 2022
Cincinnati, Ohio1783 contributions273 helpful votes
I attended a family wedding at Hotel Covington and they did an incredibly good job. The staff was all very pleasant. The food was great and the atmosphere was excellent. It is an older building that has been revovated very nicely. The main area and bar area are delightful. The interior courtyard is lovely but unfortunately it rained so events were moved indoors. The rooms were very nice a plenty large enough. I recommend it highly. The surrounding area has plenty of fun and interesting bars/ restaurants.
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Date of stay: August 2022
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Responded Aug 31, 2022
Dear TripPhotographer52, Thank you for taking a moment to share your experience at Hotel Covington. It's great to see that you enjoyed the wedding and our various amenities. We truly appreciate the recommendation and hopefully we can provide another memorable experience for you again in the future. All the best in hospitality, Justin H. -- General Manager
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Kim and Jim B wrote a review Jul 2021
Jacksonville, Florida229 contributions132 helpful votes
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This is one of the best hotel stays we’ve had in a very long time! Hotel Covington is beautifully renovated with lots of modern twists and the staging of current clothing with archival objects is a classic reference to its Department store history. The lobby and bar areas are beautiful, and the patio is very inviting. The rooms are beautiful and have great amenities, with specially curated mini bars. Probably the best lighting fixtures in any hotel room we’ve ever stayed in. We use their car shuttle service to go to dinner and back in North Cincinnati, and they were very accommodating. We loved our stay, and can’t wait to come back!
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Responded Jul 10, 2021
Dear Kim and Jim B., Thank you for choosing Hotel Covington and we truly appreciate the honest remarks provided in this review. It's always great to know that we've provided a tailored experience for our guests and that they learned about the history of the building and noticed the small details we've implemented throughout the hotel. We look forward to seeing you again soon! All the best, Justin H. - General Manager
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Maureen P wrote a review Jul 2022
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It was so so so so comfortable. Employees were nice, the lobby smelled wonderful. It was an oasis after our travels. I would highly recommend if you are in the area to stop and get a cozy night’s stay.
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
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Responded Aug 31, 2022
Dear Maur1970, Thank you so much for recommending us! I'll be sure to share you great comments with our team. We look forward to hosting you again soon! Best, Justin H. - General Manager
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Stacie S wrote a review Jul 2022
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Enjoyed the view from the Latonia Suite, and loved the ambience. The bed was comfortable with crisp sheets and luxurious faux fur accents. The historic back story was a lovely touch. We pass through Kentucky at least once a year on the way to visit family, and this was a romantic place to stay, Will stay here again!
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: A lot of construction because of the renovation next door
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Responded Aug 31, 2022
Dear Stacie S, Thank you so much for taking a moment to share your experience at Hotel Covington. We are thrilled to see that you enjoyed our spacious and well-appointed Latonia Suite. We look forward to your next visit! All the best, Justin H. - General Manager
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cwwine wrote a review Jun 2022
Youngstown, Ohio60 contributions9 helpful votes
A remarkable place – one of the very best. Flawless service (by that, I mean, polite, professional, prompt, well-dressed, well-spoken, and well-prepared - you get the idea...), a stylish room (love the high ceilings, the great shower, and nice touches like a decent radio). Gift shop sells Woodford Reserve, decent socks and neckties and lots of other uncommon goodies). Breakfast and lunch and bar always good (did not have dinner there). It's ALL good, but of the "bad" parts - if you don't know that before you book, blame yourself - not the hotel (with a bad rating, for instance). The place is used for plenty of weddings, so if an occasional crowd of well-dressed happy people bothers you - you've been notified. It's pricey, it's not on the river, there is no pool, and the neighborhood - while improving - is not for everyone. But you know those things before you book, right? So let them go...and just enjoy! NO PLACE is perfect for everyone. Parking is about 100 feet away, in a deck - $12/day. Valet is $20, if you choose. Coffee is free - but you might have to ask for it. It's not part of any points program. Common areas are scented. Some construction noise outside (obviously not at night). Prefer a real door on the bathroom to barndoor. I don’t care about any of those things – so – 5 stars!
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Room Tip: 7th street side is away from the construction.
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Responded Jun 26, 2022
Dear cwwine, Thank you for the honest remarks on your experience at Hotel Covington! We strive to provide a tailored experience for all of our guests and I 'm happy to see that you fully enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to hosting you again soon! All the best, Justin H. - General Manager
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Elizabeth E wrote a review May 2022
Nashville, Tennessee16 contributions12 helpful votes
I honestly wish I could just live in this hotel (I'm a writer, so I do a lot of retreats in various towns, usually in larger spaces, but this hotel has that vibe and I'd love about two weeks to "live" here). It's upscale without being fussy and awkward. The food and drinks are top notch, the staff goes out of their way to be both nice and accommodating. Rooms are large, comfortably firm bed, great showers, great touches that reflect the history of the area and Kentucky/Ohio as a whole. The town itself is a hidden gem, tons of restaurants and history/historic architecture out the front door. I can't recommend it highly enough.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Room Tip: I've stayed a few times and all rooms were good.
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Responded Jun 26, 2022
Dear Elizabeth E, Thank you for taking the moment to share your experience of not only Hotel Covington but our great city as well! We look forward to your next visit! All the best, Justin H. - General Manager
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Marlene W wrote a review May 2022
United States14 contributions1 helpful vote
We were in Covington for a wedding and the rehearsal dinner was at Hotel Covington and it was lovely. We were greeted by Ron at the door and he helped us get in the building and parked smoothly. The front desk staff were all attentive and friendly (didn't get names, sorry). I appreciated the communication with the staff via chat and email. I had asked to be near my son/daughter-in-law to help with grandson, and we were across the hall! Any questions we had were quickly answered. Well done. The rehearsal dinner was fabulous - the brisket was especially delicious and even the green beans are cooked to perfection (that's hard to do on a buffet.) We had breakfast at in the restaurant on Saturday morning before heading to the Newport Aquarium with our grandson. It was just the right start to our day. Eggs were perfect - and we are picky about eggs. Our server was especially helpful, After the Aquarium, we enjoyed some quiet time in our King room (plenty of room) before heading to the wedding. Our room was clean, comfortable, and nicely appointed. We liked the open closet and the bed was comfy. Sunday (Mother's Day) we had breakfast in our room (we don't usually) and it was just as good as at the dining room. If we make another visit to the Covington area, we would definitely try to stay at Hotel Covington.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Responded Jun 26, 2022
Dear 790marlenew, Thank you so much for the great review of Hotel Covington! I'll be sure to share your kind words with our team members and I do hope that we can provide another great stay for you in the future. All the best, Justin H. - General Manager
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David S wrote a review May 2022
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The bar was fabulous , well staffed , well supplied bourbon selction. The old retail bldg. was impeccable. Future upscale rooms looked 1st. rate and should traffic to this trendy & easy to get around city. We just stopped by because we had read about their inventory / selection of bourbon....stayed half the day. A must stop
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Traveled on business
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Responded May 19, 2022
Dear David S, Thank you for considering a "Must Stop" destination! Our partnership with the local B-Line has been incredible since creation and we are thrilled that you were able to experience everything that Hotel Covington has to offer. We hope to see you again soon! Best, Justin - General Manager
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R VJR wrote a review May 2022
Perrysburg, Ohio151 contributions58 helpful votes
Stayed here overnight between youth baseball games in Dayton. Normally always stay downtown Cincy, but decided to stay in Covington. Needless to say, but this is where I'll be staying in the future. Staff was so kind. The ambiance, lighting, and music in the room was great. The outside terrace area and bar area was over the top. Fell in love with this place.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Responded May 19, 2022
Dear Irishrockn80, Thank you for the kind review and we are so glad to see that you fell in love with Hotel Covington. We look forward to seeing you again soon! All the best, Justin - General Manager
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kathyg99102019 wrote a review Apr 2022
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We stayed in the hotel 4/22/2022 - 4/24/2022 from out of state for weekend get-away bachelorette party. There are 4 women in this room (and 3 others in another room). We noticed that the toilet in room 428 was flushing very slow when we arrived on Friday. On Saturday morning the toilet wouldn’t flush at all. Called the front desk around 8:00 am and they sent the valet up to the room with a plunger. We answered the door and he handed the plunger over and said that maintenance doesn’t arrive until 9:30 and if WE can’t get the toilet fixed to call back and they would send up maintenance. We plunged it - still wouldn’t flush. We called again and maintenance came up around 9:00 am and he ran a snake in the toilet. He also mentioned that it wouldn’t flush LAST WEEK! Keep in mind, there are 4 women in the room. We had to get dressed and go downstairs to use the lobby bathroom (they didn’t offer another room). Our day was completely booked with activities and we didn’t return back to the hotel until 9 pm. The toilet wouldn’t flush. We went back to the lobby desk and told them but were told that maintenance was gone. And that they couldn’t offer a discount on the room because it was “pre-paid” but they gave us a $50 credit to use in the hotel restaurant. We left for another outing. When we returned at 1 am - we had to use the lobby bathroom - again. At 1 am, I went back to the front desk and complained. WE CANT POOP IN OUR ROOM! This is ridiculous. Sunday morning, went to LOBBY BATHROOM and stopped at the front desk. Brittany apologized for our “inconvenience” and offered to buy breakfast for our group and we could have late check-out (1:00 pm instead of noon). Yipee! Checking my bank account, they have not one, but two $200 holds on my credit card for incidentals (I talked to front desk about this and they were sorry about this too, and will take care of it. (BS!) When leaving we talked to another hotel employee and he said there is no way that they should be selling room 428 and that this bathroom has had issues for weeks!! This hotel clearly only cares about money and not their guests! We booked and paid for two rooms. They should have offered to move us to another room. If we wouldn’t have had planned activities for the entire weekend, we would have complained and insisted on moving. Our fault. We NEVER should have let them take advantage of us. It is ridiculous that 4 women had to trek to the lobby to use the bathroom,
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Responded Apr 26, 2022
Dear kathyg99102019 Thank you for taking the time to share your experience here at Hotel Covington. It's very disheartening to hear that we were not able to properly handle and accommodate you and your guests during your stay. It's clear that we missed a few opportunities to rectify these issues and for that, I'm very sorry. I would very much like to discuss your stay further with the hope that I can restore your faith in Hotel Covington and our team members. I hope that my email reaches you and that we can continue the conversation. Sincerely, Justin H. - General Manager
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$171 - $256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
114
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Covington
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Covington?
Nearby attractions include Pedal Wagon Covington (0.06 miles), Purrfect Day Cafe Covington (0.1 miles), and The Carnegie (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Covington?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Covington?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Covington?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Covington?
Yes, a parking garage, paid private parking on-site, and paid private parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Covington?
Conveniently located restaurants include KungFood Chu's AmerAsia, Molly Malone's Irish Pub & Restaurant, and Agave & Rye.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Covington?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness center during their stay.
Does Hotel Covington have airport transportation?
Yes, Hotel Covington offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Hotel Covington located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.02 miles away from the center of Covington.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Covington?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Covington?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.