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Monroe, Michigan
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Beautiful bar and restaurant and very pleasant bartender and hostess. Like all old home s it needs care and restoration. Our bedroom ceiling had a leak that needed repair. The king bed was very comfy and the room was clean with enough towels. The breakfast was very nice. We would go there again. Jacky P.

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Michael P, General Manager at The Island House Hotel, responded to this review

Good Morning and thank you for taking the time to post about your stay with us. We appreciate you for the kind words and will be looking into the matter with the ceiling you mentioned. If you ever need somewhere to stay while in the area we will be happy to take care of you. Kind Regards, Michael Phillips GM

Worthington, Ohio
Reviewed 1 November 2015

The Island House is a trip into yesterday's yesterday. It is rare that we have the opportunity to see what it was like 100 years ago, and the Island House does that with style. The rooms are all different as one would expect of a 129 year old hotel. The service is fabulous. The facility is decorated and updated to...

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Michael P, General Manager at The Island House Hotel, responded to this review

Hello John and thank you for taking time out of your day to leave us a review. We appreciate you and the time you took to tell others about our historic property here in Port Clinton, Ohio. We welcome you and your family to come stay with us again and explore the history of our town as well. There is...

Elyria, Ohio
Reviewed 18 October 2015

convenient location, but the room needed repairs. The ceiling had a large 12by 12 area that the plaster was coming off. Also the wallpaper was bubbling. The bed was very comfortable. It could be an awesome place , but they need major repair work first.

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Michael P, General Manager at The Island House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review about your stay with us. We appreciate your business and hope you enjoyed your time with us. As for the matter you mentioned, we are having it looked at and alleviated. Whenever you return to the area, please keep us in mind and give us a call. Kind Regards,...

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

Needed a place to stay while attending a funeral in Marblehead. Checked out the Island House online and knew it would make for a pleasant stay. The staff were friendly and professional. The room was comfortable and clean. With all the rooms available between Port Clinton and Marblehead I was very pleased with my choice.

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Michael P, General Manager at The Island House Hotel, responded to this review

Good Morning and we appreciate you for the time you took to leave us a pleasant review and letting us know you enjoyed your stay with us. We offer our condolences for the reason you had to come out to the Port Clinton. However, if you return to the area we welcome you to stay with us again. Kind Regards,...

Mifflinburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 28 September 2015

This charming hotel is located within walking distance of the ferry, shopping, and dining. The rooms are small, reasonably well appointed, but could be cleaner. The bed was very comfortable. The staff is friendly and helpful.

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Michael P, General Manager at The Island House Hotel, responded to this review

Hello again and thank you for leaving us a review. We are glad to hear the convenience of our location benefited you during your stay in Port Clinton. If you ever visit the area again we would be glad to take care of you and your family. Regards, Michael Phillips

North Royalton OH
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Probably cleanest hotel ever. Friendly knowledgeable staff. We stayed in the suite. Wow-talk about most bang for your buck!! Full kithchen, sitting area, full large bedroom with the most comfy queen beds, large bathroom. Then how about a complimentary continental breakfast? Across from jet express and not only his the hotel have fantastic food there are great pubs with great...

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Michael P, General Manager at The Island House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time after your stay to leave us a nice review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us in Port Clinton. Holding high standards to meet our guest expectations on various levels is our primary goal and this review reassures us that we are in the right direction. We welcome you to...

West Carrollton, Ohio
Reviewed 25 September 2015

This building dates back to 1870. Old hotels are not usually my favorite place to stay as they usually have small rooms, outdated infrastructure, & shoddy construction. This hotel is an exception! Though our room was small (fitting for its time), it was wonderfully appointed, with new bath fixtures, a comfortable king sized bed, free wifi, and plenty of room...

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Michael P, General Manager at The Island House Hotel, responded to this review

Good Morning and thank you for leaving us such an excellent review. It was a pleasure taking care of you during your stay in Port Clinton. Whenever you come back to visit we invite you to stay with us again. Kind Regards, Michael Phillips

Reviewed 20 September 2015

We chose this Hotel for location and it was a pleasant surprise. Comfy beds, clean rooms and friendly staff. Great options for dining with excellent food and service in the Hotel, Rosie's, and the amazing Cielo Grande Tapas Bar. The Island House ambiance feels like Old Hollywood Charm.

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Michael P, General Manager at The Island House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us such a kind review. We are delighted to hear that your stay with us left a great impression. We welcome you to stay with us again when you visit Port Clinton. Warm Regards, Michael Phillips

Greensboro
Reviewed 11 September 2015

This hotel is right downtown and we wanted to visit several shops in the area, so we decided to give it a try. It's an historic hotel, the rooms are small but they have been updated and very comfortable. The staff was friendly and did all they could to take care of us. There are signed pictures around the hotel...

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Michael P, General Manager at The Island House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words regarding the Island House Hotel. We appreciate the time you took to leave us such a review. We hope to see you again. Kind Regards, Michael Phillips General Manager

Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

This is a cool old hotel with character. It has been somewhat updated, and is very clean and nice. The one caveat is that many rooms are very small, but for the location and price, probably still the best place to stay in port clinton.

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Michael P, General Manager at The Island House Hotel, responded to this review

Good Morning and we appreciate you for the time you took to leave us a review on Trip Advisor. I am glad to hear that you've enjoyed your stay here in Port Clinton with us and we always welcome you back when you're n the area. Enjoy your weekend. Kind Regards, Michael Phillips General Manager

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Island House is a unique combination of boutique hotel with historic charm. Enjoy an attentive staff, charming ambiance and World Class dining. Walk to Jet Express, fishing charters and nightlife. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Island House Hotel

Address: 102 Madison St., Port Clinton, OH 43452
Region: United States > Ohio > Port Clinton
Price Range: $85 - $268 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Island House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 38
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“Corner rooms have many windows / streetlights and traffic noise may deter some”
 of 5 bubbles G3132LVscottr, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms away from the street are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles KittyF309, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Corner rooms that face the lake have a great view. Nice sunshine comes through the windows in the morning.”
 of 5 bubbles K3681MPcherylb, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on street side can hear street activity”
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“Corner King Suite on the second or third floor”
 of 5 bubbles itraveleverywhere, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
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