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The Island House Hotel

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minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We loved our stay at the historic Island House while we were in the area for some excellent bird watching! The hotel is not the Raddisson! It is and older structure and for that reason, it is very very unique. The staff was warm and welcoming, the accommodations were well furnished with period furniture and was very comfortable. I would... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I, with our 3 year old stayed here while in Sandusky & Port Clinton for a bowling tournament. We had originally reserved a single room with 2 beds. They called us (on our way there) and said the room we reserved was having plumbing problems so they up graded us to a 2 room suite. It was... More 

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Indialantic, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My impression is that if you want to stay in Port Clinton, this is the place. It IS an old hotel but it lacks expected charm. Decor is old and cheap. Rooms aren't particularly clean--ceiling fan and vent accumulation, Windows dirty. Lobby bathroom dank. Continental breakfast extremely meager--don't bother. Not a bad place, but prices to high for what you... More 

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Olean
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22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As other reviews have stated, hotel is old and dated. Room was clean and staff exceptionally friendly. Hotel is located downtown near bars and restaurants. We stoppped over for one night as a stop on longer trip. It was after labor day and there was not much going on in town. Looks like a good place to visit in the... More 

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Michael P, General Manager at The Island House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We hope to meet you again and to have more renovations finished. I appreciate the feedback, this keeps me aware of what our guest experience is at our hotel. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a couple days left in our vacation, and we decided to check out Port Clinton. The Island House Hotel had a good price and looked quaint. We stayed one night on a Thursday after Labor Day. They let us check in early and freshen up before lunch. Everyone working the front desk was friendly and helpful. Our room was... More 

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Michael P, General Manager at The Island House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for being so kind to us as well. We are glad you've enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to meeting you again. All our best, Island House Staff More 

Key West, Florida
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

As a traveling musician, I've been on the road for two months now. Had a day off in Northern Ohio, and I have been to Port Clinton before. The Island House Hotel has been on my radar for quite a few years. It was empty for a long time, a shell of it's former grandeur and a couple of years... More 

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Michael P, General Manager at The Island House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We truly appreciate you for it. Until we meet again, Safe Travels More 

Carroll, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

My sister, brother-in-law, my husband and myself stayed overnight and had a good esperience at the hotel. The staff was outstanding. Even though the king-size rooms were very small, it was confortable and clean.

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Michael P, General Manager at The Island House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a kind review. We are glad that you and your family enjoyed the time spent with us. Sincerely, The Island House Staff More 

Wheaton, Illinois
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

This is a nicely maintained and updated old hotel. Parking is free and convenient, right behind the hotel. Being an older hotel, the rooms are smaller than we're used to today, but they're clean and well appointed. There is even free WiFi. The staff is extremely helpful. The air conditioning is nice and chilly. The coffee maker in our room... More 

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Michael P, General Manager at The Island House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to let us know how your stay was at the Island House. We appreciate your kind words and even chuckled a little at the photo you painted from the descriptions. These type of reviews and guest experiences are what make all the efforts we put forth all worth while. Thank you again.... More 

Defiance, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

I would definitely stay at this Hotel again. The building is historic and charming and located within walking distance to the Jet Express and great dining options. Our room was small but cozy and clean. The beds are quite comfortable. The staff was very friendly and extremely helpful. We were traveling with family and asked for rooms close to each... More 

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Michael P, General Manager at The Island House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a comment on Trip Advisor. It was a pleasure to take care of you and your family during your time in Port Clinton. Until we meet again, safe travels :) The Island House Staff More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

I am so glad I chose to stay at the Island House. First, I have to say that the people who work there are friendly and helpful. From the time I booked my reservation until the time I left, I felt that I was a welcomed guest! Definitely can't say that about the big chain hotels. We had 4 people---three... More 

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Michael P, General Manager at The Island House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are glad you and your family enjoyed your time with us and look forward to meeting you all again. Safe Travels, The Island House Staff More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Island House is a unique combination of boutique hotel with historic charm. Enjoy an attentive staff, charming ambiance and World Class dining. Walk to Jet Express, fishing charters and nightlife. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Island House Hotel

Address: 102 Madison St, Port Clinton, OH 43452-1104
Location: United States > Ohio > Port Clinton
Price Range: $76 - $156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Island House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 38
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