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reasonable cost , clean and convenient to Cincinnati area attractions

It is the place i stay in Cincinnati. Places to walk to close to the job site.

Most hotels I have stayed at do no charge extra for parking or breakfast. Parking fee was listed on sight, breakfast fee was not.

Staff was super friendly. They explained a couple of questions I had for them.

Nice location. Hallways and elevators need cleaning. Rooms were ok.

Good luck sleeping with the train waking you up all night. Also stains on the bedding, the vending machines on the floors only take coins so you will have to go to the main floor lobby. Also, the sliding... nearly clear bathroom doors allow no privacy at all. I would never recommend this place.

Great location and staff. Rooms are clean and spacious. Internet is fast!! Will be back!

No better or worse than normal. The check in clerk was a little terse and unfriendly and the breakfast waitress was slow.

Clean hotel friendly staff. I was only here for one night for a conference but the facility was well maintained and the staff very helpful

Hotel was clean and staff very friendly. Hallway to room had an odor but once in the room, did not smell it. Room was clean and well kept. Hotel is close to the ball park and bus runs eighth in front of the hotel.

This hotel was nice the staff was helpful and ready to do whatever I needed to make my stay good.The only thing that would been nice is to have a refrig and microwave in the room.Always had to go get food or drink out.

Our experience was very odd. First, we were assigned a room the was not "empty." Upon entering, the tv was on and a used linen napkin was laying in the middle of the bed. Otherwise, the room was clean. We reported the unusual state of the room and were assigned another room. The staff was apologetic and gave us Oops cards. The other room was good until 2:15am. Someone (likely staff as I heard, "I'm so sorry,) literally tried to open the door. If we hadn't latched the door's metal brace, they would have entered the room. The staff apologized again, but it was just creepy and odd. As a plus, the location and fitness room were great.

nice and cozy! has evrything you need! thougha little noisy when theres a train coming.. youll see the bridge and river view from your room.. staff are nice too esp in the bar.

friendly staff, not the best views but overall good experience. Comfie beds.....

The entrance and lobby our nice but our room was worn out and had a tobacco,even though the hotel is non smoking, and musty smell. The room was on the river side but the only view was the busy railroad bridge about a couple hundred yards away. You will hear trains at night. location was pretty good. A little over a mile walk to the ball bark and a short stroll to some good restaurants in Covington.

The desk clerk could have been a little friendlier, other wise it was a good stay

We were in town for a convention over the bridge in Cincinnati. The host hotel was booked solid so we settled for staying over the bridge but we made out better. The Host hotel lobby smelled bad, elevator problems and people went days w/o having rooms cleaned but not us. The Holiday Inn was clean well kept hotel with friendly attentive staff. Need a cheap late night bite its across the street.

Got to hotel early and thankfully the staff was kind enough to give us an early checkin before the Reds game. Pool was great for the kids too!

The Hotel was just ok, it was fine for what we wanted it to be but nothing special.

West 3rd Street Covington KY

Hotel highlights

  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free uncovered self parking
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • 24-hour business center

Holiday Inn Cincinnati-Riverfront, an IHG Hotel places you within a 15-minute stroll of popular sights such as MainStrasse Village and Northern Kentucky Convention Center. This 155-room, 3-star hotel has a 24-hour fitness center along with free in-room WiFi and free self parking.


Dining

For your convenience, a buffet breakfast is served for a fee on weekdays from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM and on weekends from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service.


Rooms

All 155 rooms provide refrigerators, coffee makers, and free weekday newspapers. Flat-screen TVs come with cable channels, and free WiFi keeps guests connected. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries, and pillowtop beds with premium bedding ensure a restful night. Phones, ironing boards, and desks are other standard amenities.


Property features

Holiday Inn Cincinnati-Riverfront, an IHG Hotel features a 24-hour fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and conference space. There's free parking if you drive. Front-desk staff can answer questions 24/7, and assist with securing valuables, dry cleaning/laundry, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include a 24-hour business center, a seasonal outdoor pool, and coffee/tea in a common area.

Room options

Standard Room (Accessible)

1 Twin Bed | Sleeps 4

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Roll-In Shower)

1 King Bed | Sleeps 2

Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

1 King Bed | Sleeps 4

Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking

2 Double Beds | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for Holiday Inn Cincinnati-Riverfront, an IHG Hotel

Everyone (4) Business (7) Couples (11) Family (13) Other (3) Friends (2)
5
Partner Couples

reasonable cost , clean and convenient to Cincinnati area attractions

By on Jul 22, 2021

Review comment responded on Jul 26, 2021

Dear Anonymous, I'm thrilled to learn we were well suited to your needs; thanks for taking the time to share your experience. It's wonderful to know you enjoyed our clean rooms and ample breakfast. We appreciate your recommendation, but of course, the highest form of praise would be your return! Best, Michael Ratcliff General Manager

4
Business Business

It is the place i stay in Cincinnati. Places to walk to close to the job site.

By on Jun 20, 2021

Review comment responded on Jun 21, 2021

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at Holiday Inn CINCINNATI-RIVERFRONT. I am so glad to hear that we are your go to spot for your stays here! I was very excited to see your survey and the scores you gave the hotel. My team will be thrilled to see them as well, as your feedback is extremely valuable to us. We use feedback to continuously make changes to our brand to improve the guest experience. We hope that you will give us the opportunity to serve you again in the future. Again, thank you for choosing Holiday Inn

4
Everyone

Most hotels I have stayed at do no charge extra for parking or breakfast. Parking fee was listed on sight, breakfast fee was not.

By on Jan 26, 2020

Review comment responded on Jan 26, 2020

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront. Please know that your feedback is extremely valuable to us. We use feedback, such as yours, to continuously make changes to our brand to improve the guest experience. We hope that you will give us the opportunity to serve you again in the future.

5
Friends

Staff was super friendly. They explained a couple of questions I had for them.

By on Dec 16, 2019

Review comment responded on Dec 18, 2019

Thank you for the review, we appreciate your feedback. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and our staff. Thank you again for choosing to stay with us and hope to see you in the near future.

5
Everyone

By on Aug 18, 2019

Review comment responded on Aug 20, 2019

Thank you for the 5 star review!

3
Partner Couples

Nice location. Hallways and elevators need cleaning. Rooms were ok.

By on Aug 1, 2019

Review comment responded on Aug 12, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback! We hope you will visit again soon. Sincerely, Will Englehart General Manager

1
Friends Business Business

Good luck sleeping with the train waking you up all night. Also stains on the bedding, the vending machines on the floors only take coins so you will have to go to the main floor lobby. Also, the sliding... nearly clear bathroom doors allow no privacy at all. I would never recommend this place.

By on Mar 26, 2019

Review comment responded on May 14, 2019

Thank you for providing us feedback regarding your stay with us. I would like to sincerely apologize for your experience that you had at our hotel. If you are ever in the area again, we would greatly appreciate the opportunity to host you and provide the best stay possible!

5
Everyone

Great location and staff. Rooms are clean and spacious. Internet is fast!! Will be back!

By on Sep 24, 2018

Review comment responded on Sep 28, 2018

Thank you so much for the great review. We are always thrilled to receive feedback from our guests. It is always great news to hear that our hard work resulted in a positive stay for our hotel guests. I will be sure to pass along your comments to our wonderful hotel staff. Thanks again. Josh Lee Assistant General Manager

3

typical holiday inn

Everyone

No better or worse than normal. The check in clerk was a little terse and unfriendly and the breakfast waitress was slow.

By , from virginia on Aug 20, 2016

Review comment responded on Aug 23, 2016

Hi Ray, Thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback about your stay. I am sorry to hear that you did not have an enjoyable experience at our hotel. Usually we hear great feedback about our team. I will be sharing your feedback with both the front desk team and the food and beverage team so that we can improve for future guest experiences. We hope to see you again soon, as I am confident that you will have a much improved stay. Best Regards, Gus K. GM

5

business trip

Business

Clean hotel friendly staff. I was only here for one night for a conference but the facility was well maintained and the staff very helpful

By on Jul 21, 2016

Review comment responded on Aug 14, 2016

Hi Anonymous, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront, and for your 5-star rating and review! I am happy to hear that you found our Covington property to be clean and well maintained, and our team to be hospitable. We hope to see you again soon, the next time your travels bring you to the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky area! Yours in Hospitality, Gus Krimm General Manager

Holiday Inn Cincinnati-Riverfront, an IHG Hotel

600 West 3rd Street, Covington, KY 41011
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