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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hillside needs work on many levels. We arrived to check in, found the clerk a little pert and rude. She left us waiting for ten minutes while another guest went to retrieve a credit card. Efficiency was not her game. When the guest did not return, we were "allowed" to check in. We found the hotel very musty smelling, especially...

1Thank Kay M
Cedar City, Utah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is very reasonably priced, at least during the slow season ($79 including taxes). The rooms are very well maintained. The beds are comfortable. The large flatscreen TV is nice with many channels. As the name suggests, the hotel is located on a steep hill overlooking the Ohio River and recently built bridge which can be traversed on foot....

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Lexington, Kentucky
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The location was great! We stayed here after hiking at Clifty. We walked down to the river walk, took a walk a rock the bridge, and walked to dinner. The room was clean and spacious. The balcony was nice. The "deluxe" continental breakfast was disappointing.

Thank S M
Harrison, Ohio
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We stayed for just one night, picked a river view room. It was clean but a little noisy from other patrons in the evening. The breakfast was filling and the view from there was great .Staff was gracious. Clifty Falls was close so we drove through the park, stopped at a few of the trails and got some pretty pictures...

Thank Maryjane10893
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

hotel is showing some age, need updating, but clean. room was spacious with nice but old furniture. tv was a little small but a large amount of channels. bathroom shower with not much pressure and hot water didn't last very long. clerk at the front desk was friendly. but probably not return visit

1Thank Chuck H
Bluffton, Indiana
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Nice older hotel. So worth the upgrade to the balcony room view is so amazing to look out at the Ohio river. The lights downtown are awsome. The closeness to downtown is great to walk. The staff was helpful and answered questions on where to eat.

1Thank balloonlady21
Columbus, Indiana
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Hotel is old but comfortable for what we were looking for. New history before booking so was not surprised how room looked. Very basic decor shows age. Bathroom was small agower head good size if you are midget. I am 6'4" so very difficult. Wife hit her head twice in one shower. Bed was comfortable pillows small and ony five...

Thank b30216
Danville, Indiana
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Their sign attracted us, but their facility and staff are what will be bringing us back. It felt like a high class hotel, but the price was medium rated facility. Loved the view from the balcony. Bed was superb. Loved the proximity to downtown Madison. The staff were absolutely wonderful -- friendly, made great recommendations for places to eat and...

Thank Cindy H
Muncie, Indiana
Reviewed 23 December 2016

This was our first stay at the Hillside. We were very happy with the hotel. The drive up is a bit tricky, but manageable. I suppose you should expect a steep drive up to a place named The "Hillside." Our room was very clean. The bedding is top notch. We will be back the next time we visit Madison.

Thank Timothy V
Bluffton, Indiana
Reviewed 30 November 2016

My family rented three rooms for a weekend getaway during the Nights Before Christmas Tour. The rooms were nicely furnished and clean, and the staff was very hospitable. All the rooms had balconies overlooking Madison and the Ohio River, offering a beautiful view. The breakfast consisted of typical hot and cold options. I would definitely stay here again.

Thank Sherry J

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms

Additional Information about Hillside Inn

Address: 831 E Main St, Madison, IN 47250-3652
Region: United States > Indiana > Madison
Price Range: $103 - $203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hillside Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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Bloomfield, Indiana
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“Choose this hotel over the others. Excellent location.”
moussonhill, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Balcony is beautiful and the patio set, light and ceiling fan added to the charm”
  • Beautiful foggy morning
cindyhQ5331XM, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“spring for a river view room”
jeffreyw598, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Best views of downtown, as well as the bridge”
M3557DDjonathanw, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I would pick a room with a balcony for the wonderful view”
cosybully, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
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