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General Denver Hotel

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Orlando, Florida
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have a passion for historic hotels, so when I found the Gen Denver on line, we went for it. We didn't have reservations, because we wanted to visit it first. Lovely old Hotel. When we went up to the front desk to check availability, we were greeted with a pleasant "Checking in?" When we said we didn't have a... More 

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Cedarburg, Wisconsin
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53 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Great service from the bar and that carried over to the wait staff. We had a party of 6 with no reservation on a Thursday night and after 20 minutes or so, we were able to be sat. Minimal wait. The Apps we ordered: Brad's pub fries (yes! get them), Spinach & Artichoke Dip (yup. even the homemade chips), and... More 

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Naples, Florida
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Best spot for a dressy dinner or casual dinner in Wilmington. Menu has good variety, and locals appreciate their presentation. Old historic hotel with ambience. Formal room and grill room but the grill room is busiest.

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Kettering, Ohio
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43 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Went to Mother's Day Brunch this past Sunday, 5/8/16. I understand it was Mother's Day, and a little bit of a wait is to be expected - but - it should not take 45 minutes to get your food when you have to choose from a limited menu. The entire idea of a limited menu is to give the kitchen... More 

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Newport, Kentucky
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58 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

I have driven by this place lots of times but never stayed here. So glad I stayed this time through Wilmington. The staff and owners here are so nice, the food in the restaurant was amazing and the room was very cozy. Even though it is an older property, the amenities were fine and things were thoughtfully added - nice... More 

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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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32 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

My wife and I were traveling in a part of Ohio we have never been before. At the last minute, we called to see if there were any rooms available and much to our good fortune we got the last one at the General Denver Hotel. What a wonderful surprise! The property is OLD, almost the same as it was... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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37 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

My wife and I, along with another couple, were in town for a concert and stayed one night at the General Denver. We were booked into two adjoining rooms which was a surprise --- and perfect! The old hotel is fun of character and charm including the state's oldest operating elevator, which must be operated by a staff person (makes... More 

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Burton, Ohio
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We chose the General Denver Hotel based on Trip Advisor reviews. If you enjoy older architecture and an historic feel to your hotel stay, this is the place for you. The restaurant/pub seemed to be a popular place, even on a Wednesday night. The rooms are small, consistent with the era in which this hotel was built. Comfortable, with private... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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113 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

While visiting family, we stayed at the historic General Denver Hotel. This is a charming, historic hotel with friendly staff. We knew the hotel was older, so we were expecting small things with the room. The room we stayed in didn't have a thermostat and it was plenty warm :) during the most frigid, windy night so we cracked the... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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135 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This was our second stay at this charming hotel and enjoyed it just as much as we did our first stay. It's 20 miles off our route to our final destination but well worth the extra travel time. It's so much better than staying at a change hotel! The staff is so very personable, friendly and helpful during our stay.... More 

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Additional Information about General Denver Hotel

Address: 81 W Main St, Wilmington, OH 45177-2271
Location: United States > Ohio > Wilmington
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
General Denver Hotel Wilmington, Ohio
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