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Carew Tower

Opens in 29 min: 5:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Open today: 5:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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  • Average7%
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“degree view”(17 reviews)
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441 Vine St, Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2821
+1 513-241-3888
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The trip to the top of the tower is fast (48 floors in 35 seconds) but you don’t really feel it except for ear popping. Once there it is a spectacular few of Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana way in the distance. Well worth doing if...More

Thank SherylLB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view of Cincinnati is outstanding from every angle. Make sure you check out the hotel attached as well. It is magnificent.

Thank myeslconnection
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the top of the building and to get to the was an adventure in itself to get to the top. First 45 floors easy, next 3 floor 2 person elevator, and the final floor you walk up some steps. Once you get...More

Thank ajwatkins195
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The view is amazing! Absolutely loved the view from the tower. It’s cash only, and make sure you have small bills only. It’s only $6

Thank Melissa C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed seeing Cincinnati from above. I thought it was easy to find. You take 2 elevators to get up and pay $6 at the top-should only cost $3 or $4 for what it is. You can see 2 states KY & OH-maybe 3 but IN...More

Thank karensSouthernIN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Alive with Art Deco and a superb 360 view of the Tristate area from the towers roof. Students love seeing their neighborhood to a Reds baseball game to taking in the ongoing construction @ the museum center. Older elevator & the last floor is much...More

Thank Carrie O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No one was there so we enjoyed the whole roof to ourselves! It costs $6.00 each (CASH ONLY) once you get up to the top. Take the elevator to 44 or 45, then another small elevator to 49. Then you'll have to climb a small...More

Thank CruisenFamily
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited on a sunny day, so our view from every side was tremendous. The historic architecture also gave it an extra boost. Elevator only goes up to floor 45, so you'll need to walk 4 additional short flights of stairs. We travelled with a...More

1  Thank Gerhard K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

By all means, this is nearly the tallest concrete one might be able to climb to, while in the Queen city of Ohio. The view is worth, and unlike Manhattan, Tokyo Dubai or Taipei tallies, there are NO queues here. So, a casual traveler might...More

Thank gurjeet_storyeller
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

The view is amazing but the walk up and the elevator were so hot and the building is old but if you dont mind the hot and walk it's a great thing to do

Thank Esperansa T
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November 10, 2017|
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Response from James C | Reviewed this property |
There is just an observation deck.
October 8, 2017|
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Response from donau2015 | Reviewed this property |
It is indeed open all year round.
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April 13, 2017|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
Observation deck and gift shop are open Monday-Thursday, 9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Friday, 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 - 7:00 PM. Rates $4 ages 12 and up $2 ages 6-11 Free for ages 5 and under Cash only... More