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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Came to this hotel from a recommendation (as I am usually exclusively Hilton hotels). We were coming to area for a Reds game. It is pretty basic - nothing special. PRO: Location to downtown, restaurants, shuttles, and trolley. Nice staff. Comfortable beds. Bar on site (though limited staffing). Lots of fitness equipment. CONS: Amenities are basic at best. In the... More 

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront, responded to this review

Dear edubbs5, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your thoughts and comments regarding your stay with us. It is nice to note that the location, comfort of the bed, and nice staff are up to your par. Your positive comments make it all worth our effort. However, we sincerely regret if we were not able to... More 

Huntley, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

we were in town for a dance competition. the room was very clean and the bed was quite comfy. our room originally did not have a mini fridge, but we simply asked about it at the front desk and when we returned later that evening, it was there. check in was easy and the cleaning staff was extremely friendly. the... More 

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Belleville, Illinois
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40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I stayed here for one night to attend a Cardinals vs. Reds game at Great American Ballpark. The location was minutes from downtown Cincinnati. There is a shuttle that runs during game days and picks up right in front of the hotel. There is also a trolley that picks up right by the hotel on a regular basis. There are... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 via mobile

Front desk gal & Mgr are wonderful.However... small things are adding up which is irritating. Restaurant got order wrong 3 times, shower curtain is too small... flooded floor, gave floor mats instead of towels, no large trash cans in hotel.

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront, responded to this review

Dear Spidrweb, Thank you for your feedback. We take our guest comments very seriously and always strive to provide comfortable and friendly accommodations. We appreciate you bringing your concern regarding your restaurant experience and the condition of the bathroom. We apologize for any inconvenience these may have caused you. Please be assured that your comments will be forwarded to the... More 

Burke, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I was attending a conference in Cincinnati and was looking for a clean and reasonably priced hotel for the weekend. Being on the other side of the Cincinnati riverfront cut the cost considerably, and actually made for easier coming/going throughout the day, and parking at night. Covington is so close to Newport and their restaurants, shops, and nightlife were easily... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We stayed here for a work related trip. The first two nights were good the beds are good rooms very clean the place is a little dated but nicely maintained, My wife and I decided to stay an extra night and do a few things in the area, and despite having to move rooms to facilitate our extra night all... More 

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront, responded to this review

Dear 40travler2020, We appreciate you sharing your experiences with regards to your stay at our hotel. We work very hard to ensure our facilities and guest services are superior and it is nice to read that you have regarded the cleanliness of the rooms and the bed's well to your liking. Despite of these, it is regrettable that the services... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I had a great experience at this hotel on a recent business trip. Certainly it is situated in a moderate category so my expectations were set based on the price. I was pleasantly surprised! The front desk was efficient and friendly, and the lobby was spotless. My room was clean and comfortable and the fitness equipment was first class compared... More 

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New Brunswick, Canada
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

Was looking for something close to Newtown or Cincy, thought I'd try it for the price point. Checkin was just uncomfortable, they had no comprehension of customer service for a platinum person with 1 million points and not very helpful with concierge type things. Hotel is very dated and dark. Bar/restaurant area is like the Regal Beagle, but the bartenders... More 

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Thank KANNUCK
IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront, responded to this review

Dear KANNUCK, First of all, thank you very much for your recent stay at our hotel. We are so sorry to hear about your experience with us. We’d like to obtain some additional detail regarding your experience so we have sent you a private message. We hope to have the honor of serving you again should your travels bring you... More 

Sydney, Australia
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for a Bengals game (a 20 minute walk across the bridge makes for good timing). The hotels riverfront competes with a very close and loud train line ... Request a room close to the front and you'll save money and sleep. In the end a standard budget hotel - surrounding Covington is full of nice pubs to get... More 

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront, responded to this review

Dear Robert S, I appreciate you taking the time to comment about your recent stay at our hotel. We certainly do our utmost to make your stay comfortable and pleasant, so we are very pleased to read that the location of our hotel is up to your par. Your feedback is of great importance to us and allows us to... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 via mobile

It's a good place to stay - not in the downtown but $10 uber ride to downtown. This place is a good and cost effective alternative to downtown hotels. There are a lot of food joints right across the street for your Bon appetite. Rooms are clean, everything else is typical holiday inn and no complaints.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront

Address: 600 W 3rd St, Covington, KY 41011-1204
Location: United States > Kentucky > Covington
Price Range: $134 - $220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront 3*
Number of rooms: 155
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront Hotel Covington
Holiday Inn Covington
Covington Holiday Inn
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