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Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
Reviewed 28 December 2015

We stayed again at Christmas time at the lovely, historic Island House Hotel. We had the same corner small suite with a nice view of the small-town downtown and a glimpse of Lake Erie. The staff was efficient and welcoming and helped ensure our return for, hopefully, many years to come. Attached to the hotel, but apparently separately owned, is...

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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 such nice words about your stay :) We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and at the restaurants; I'll make sure to forward this to the entire staff. It is always a pleasure to take care of you and your family while you visit the area....

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Front desk and staff warm and accommodating. Beautiful suite overlooking the lake and downtown area. Food in the 1812 was wonderful as were the holiday decorations. Housekeeping polite and helpful. Breakfast was a nice surprise and provided a comfortable place to relax. We will return as this hotel is full of history and charm with nice people.

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

Hello again and thank you for taking the time to leave us just kind words. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and I am glad our staff made sure you were comfortable while you stayed as well. Whenever you return to the area we will be more than happy to have you stay with...

Dayton, Ohio
Reviewed 14 December 2015

I stay at The Island House whenever I'm near Port Clinton. Why stay in a box when you can stay at a classic for the same price. Great service, very clean comfortable beds/rooms. Great dinning and very nice bar. And yet, the people are the best part. Parking can be a challenge.

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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 nice review. It is always a pleasure to take care of you when you're in the area. We are delighted to hear that you like the various amenities that we offer and the staff as well. We look forward to seeing you again soon :) Happy Holidays, Michael Phillips

Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

I would stay here again. The room was very clean and the bed was perfect so I actually got sleep. The room was super small, basically slightly bigger than the bed. The staff were incredibly friendly and kind. If you aren't planning on spending much time in your hotel, this is a great place to stay.

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

We appreciate you for leaving us a nice review. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and were comfortable in our bed. We usually have plenty of people ask which type of mattress' we use in our rooms because they get the best night sleep. If you are ever in the area, or would like...

Bradfordwoods, PA
Reviewed 30 November 2015

Nice historical hotel. Check-in was easy and the desk manager very pleasant and informative. We had a parlor room (3303)and it was large. The bed was very comfortable and there was no noise at all. Breakfast was average.

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

Hello again :) Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review of your stay with us. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed you time with us. Also, I am glad that I was able to help you all with things to do in the area. We look forward to seeing you again sometime :) Season...

North Ridgeville, Ohio
Reviewed 29 November 2015

Just a quick overnight stay. the staff was very friendly, the food was delicious. bar entertainment was very good and my room was immaculate I would recommend this place to anyone looking for a quaint, quiet, and very clean hotel

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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 wonderful review :) It is nice to hear that you enjoyed your time with us at the Island House and in the restaurant off the lobby. We invite you back to check us out during our busy times in the Spring and Summer. Until we meet again, Happy Holidays. Michael...

Wilmington, United States
Reviewed 22 November 2015

Stayed almost a week in the month of November. Extremely affordable rates. The hotel is old fashioned (over one hundred tears old) so it's like stepping back in time due to keeping the look as original as possible. Staff very friendly and helpful. An on site restaurant and bar made it convenient for us and family to visit with each...

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

Thank you for leaving us a nice review. We are glad to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us. We will gladly take care of you all whenever you are in the area again. Kind Regards, Michael Phillips

Monroe, Michigan
Reviewed 18 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 2 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 19 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,...

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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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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $92 - $285 (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”
 of 5 bubbles garyt593, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Corner King Suite on the second or third floor”
 of 5 bubbles itraveleverywhere, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
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