5 Great Cincinnati Hotels
Cincinnati is currently undergoing a major renaissance, with new development and private investors pumping money into the third-largest city in Ohio. Once referred to as “the Paris of America” because of it’s stunning architecture, Cincinnati retains much of that history today. If you’re planning a trip here, there are a number of luxury hotels that will help you make the most of your visit.
609 Walnut Street
Located downtown, adjacent to the Contemporary Arts Center and across the street from Aronoff Center for the Arts, this aesthetically-pleasing,156-room boutique hotel offers a modern feel with plenty of the amenities that help make business travel effortless. Rooms have complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi, spacious work areas, luxurious bedding, and Nespresso machines for that first jolt of caffeine in the morning. The in-house restaurant,Metropole, cooks its food in a custom-built, wood-burning fireplace; if you’re working into the wee hours you can take advantage of their 24-hour room service. There is also a Spa, fitness center, and a cocktail terrace that in warm weather makes an ideal spot for meeting a client or enjoying a nightcap with colleagues.
35 West 5th Street
Located across from the famed Fountain Square and just a short block away from Duke Energy Convention Center, the Hilton Netherland opened in 1931 and is designated a National Historic Landmark. You’ll feel like royalty surrounded by the French Art Deco interior, and you’ll likewise be treated like a King/Queen by their AAA Four-Diamond Service-Awarded staff. Get the best rest of your life in one of Hilton’s signature Serenity Beds, treat a client to dinner at the hotel’s Orchids at Palm Court restaurant, voted the #1 restaurant in Cincinnati by Zagat’s, or do a few morning laps in the heated indoor pool. There is also a gym and a fully-equipped business center.
506 East 4th Street
Voted #1 Business Hotel by Trip Advisor, this luxurious, all-suite, extended stay hotel located near Lytle Park is your posh home away from home. Enjoy a complimentary full breakfast, unwind at weekday evening socials, or make use of your full kitchen with grocery service. Residence Inn’s spacious suites offer 60% more space than your average hotel room. Free high-speed Internet and an on-site Tapas bar round out the amenities.
601 Vine Street
Another historic jewel, this Forbes 4-star-rated, AAA Four Diamond-winning luxury hotel retains the grandeur that set it apart back when it was built in 1882. The 146 guest rooms, including 7 suites, are beautifully-appointed with tailored upholstery, luxurious linens, terry-cloth robes, and roman tubs. Enjoy a nip of brandy by the fireplace, have dinner at their award-winning The Palace Restaurant, and conduct business in one of their state-of-the-art meeting rooms. They also offer complimentary high-speed Internet and discounted rates for frequent travelers.
21 East 5th Street
Overlooking popular Fountain Square and two blocks from Duke Energy Convention Center, this 456-room hotel is a solid choice for meeting your business trip needs. Wake up refreshed in a Westin Heavenly Bed, look over your free newspaper while enjoying a cup of Starbucks coffee, swim laps in the indoor pool, then grab a healthy lunch to go at their Ingredients…Some Assembly Required concept restaurant. At the end of the day, enjoy classic fare at McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurant or a cold pint at the Over Vine lobby lounge. There is also an on-site, 24-hour Fed Ex office, a gym, an in-room cooler, and 24-hour room service.
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