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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'll first say my wife and I were staying in OTR for our anniversary which fell on a Monday. There is not a lot open on Mondays down there, so keep that in mind when planning a trip. That did not impact my rating of the Symphony Hotel however. Overall it was clean, cozy, and exactly what we were looking... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Left a message in the morning and no one called back. Called them back and they passed me from person to person. Online price didn't match phone price. Said they would hold the room while the price was clarified. I called back and they said they gave the room away. It was obvious they didn't care. Bad management.

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Thank davidincincy
Cody B, Guest Relations Manager at Symphony Hotel, responded to this review

Hi David, We sincerely apologize for your experience booking with us yesterday. I believe we spoke with your wife on the phone. I'd just like to take a second to comment on a few of the concerns you raised: RE - Not being called back after leaving a message in the morning: Our records show the 1st incoming call at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

First word of advice, if you are looking for a quiet place keep looking. Although everything wrapped up around 11pm. The Symphony Hotel is a blend of a fine boutique hotel and a B&B. The staff treated you as if you were staying in a B&B but it had some amenities of a finer hotel. You could have a 3... More 

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Thank Denise L
Cody B, Guest Relations Manager at Symphony Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us Denise. To note, on weekends our head chef Stu comes in to the hotel to prepare a full brunch for hotel guests. However, this is only on Saturday and Sunday. Monday-Friday we offer the more minimal continental breakfast with freshly prepared hot egg options. Looking forward to having... More 

Asheville, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Great location in OTR district. Easy walk downtown, too. Friendly, polite staff, very helpful and hospitable hostess, Collene. We stayed on the top floor of the new section in the Copeland room which was quiet, spacious and comfortable. Although I prefer a king sized bed due to my husband's and my height (a bunch of long legs, arms and pillows),... More 

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Thank AllstaedtX2
Cody B, Guest Relations Manager at Symphony Hotel, responded to this review

Mrs. Allstaedt, Thank you so much for sharing your experience! We enjoyed having you two stay with us. Both our hotel and restaurant staff were made aware of your review and are ecstatic. They appreciate when their hard work and dedication to the hotel provides an enjoyable experience and lasting impression to our guests. Thank you again for your review.... More 

London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

This is a unique hotel near the OTR area of Cincinatti. The owner, Colleen, was very helpful and cheerful. The rooms are tastefully decorated in various musical themes. We stayed in the Mozart room and the decor was amazing. Breakfast was simple but good. Overall it was a very enjoyable stay in a great part of the city.

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Thank mikeherbert12345
OTRHotel, Public Relations Manager at Symphony Hotel, responded to this review

So happy you enjoyed your stay Mike! The hotel includes a hot continental breakfast M-F for guests. On Saturday and Sunday, our head chef comes in and prepares a full brunch for guests-- included in the room price. We look forward to seeing you again soon! The Symphony Hotel & Restaurant More 

Zanesville, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

Right across the street from Cincinnati Music Hall and within walking distance to The Anchor and Zula restaurants. Very much like a bed and breakfast, but with your own private bathroom. Very friendly and helpful staff. Wasn't there on weekend to try hotel restaurant.

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Thank jkg814
OTRHotel, Guest Relations Manager at Symphony Hotel, responded to this review

We at the hotel are delighted you enjoyed your stay! It is too bad you didn't get a chance to experience our two, three, or five course meal on Thursday, Friday, or Saturday night. We also do a fantastic Sunday brunch, also open to the public and not solely hotel guests like other days. We're looking forward to see you... More 

Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

The restoration of a historic building has created an interesting and enjjoyable combination of a hip music-themed inn with rooms furnished with antique furniture and furnishings. The breakfast was superb. The manager, Coleem (?), was friendly and very accomodating. The room was just a little small, but it was so nicely furnished, we were okay with that.

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Thank Jeff R
Karen B, General Manager at Symphony Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Jeff, Thank you so much for choosing us here @ the Symphony Hotel for your stay! Yes, you did stay in one of our smaller rooms but very romantic & cozy if I may say so myself. Hope to see you again soon! More 

Nashville, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

The hotel has a charming musical history and has a live jazz band play in the restaurant on Friday and Saturday nights. It is right down the street from the happening "Over the Rhine" scene with a lot a neat shops and restaurants two blocks away. The rooms were on the cozy side (which was perfect for me and my... More 

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OTRHotel, Owner at Symphony Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for you review and sharing your stay with future potential guests. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

Spent the night in the Rachmaninov Room, then enjoyed a breakfast that a tsar would've loved. Great facility with real antique furnishings, and the best hostess, Colleen! Wonderful Over the Rhine location, with lots of shops, bars, and restaurants nearby. Or you could have dinner in the on-site restaurant- one of best in the area. It's also right across the... More 

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Thank Ruth S
Karen B, Owner at Symphony Hotel, responded to this review

NEW TRANSPORT VAN The Symphony Hotel & Restaurant is ready for the Music Hall's year long renovation! Our pre-concert dinner will be offered this summer before the Opera performances at the Aronoff. Dinner guests will be transported to the Aronoff, then after the performance guests will be picked up and brought back to the hotel. Currently our new van, seating... More 

Erlanger, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

Stayed in the Mozart room as a birthday celebration. We are local to the Cincinnati area and actually hadn't heard much about the hotel or restaurant, but decided to check it out for dinner and a night's stay. Couldn't have been more happier with our decision to try it out. The hotel has a great location for eating at the... More 

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OTRHotel, Owner at Symphony Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and sharing your experience! More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Symphony Hotel and Restaurant: located in Historic Over the Rhine, next to Washington Park and Music Hall. The hotel has 9 composer themed guest rooms. We include a relaxing, gourmet brunch prepared by our chef on Saturdays and Sundays. Monday - Friday we serve a complimentary hot continental breakfast for hotel guests, which includes made to order eggs dishes. For your convenience we offer: free parking, flat screen television with satellite, high speed internet, an outdoor rooftop deck with a gas fire pit and guest rooms with individual heating and air temperature control. The Restaurant's historic dining room is open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday for two, three, or five course gourmet dining. All Pre-concert dinners are 5 course. Happy hour is on Thursday from 5-7pm. Taste bourbon and wine in our tasting room and relax with a glass of wine or craft cocktails in our lounge offering complimentary live jazz on Friday and Saturday evenings 8-11pm. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Symphony Hotel

Address: 210 W 14th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7507
Location: United States > Ohio > Cincinnati
Price Range: $128 - $198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Symphony Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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