Holiday Inn Express & Suites Cincinnati Riverfront

200 Crescent Ave., Covington, KY 41011 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
2 Star Property
39.088387-84.52513
IHG launches IHG Way of Clean program: Reduced contact at check-in / reception services; Visible verification of sanitized items in guest rooms; Additional deep cleaning of high touch surfaces, social distancing in public spaces; New standards and service approach to buffets, banquets, room-service and catering.
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4.5/5

Based on 265 guest reviews

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  • Indoor pool in hotel
  • Comp. Breakfast
  • The Avg. Group Saves 17.5%!
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • 127 rooms in property
  • Check-out: 11:00am
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy
  • Group booking rating of 10.0/10
  • 2 conference rooms in property

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Local Attractions

Downtown Cincinnati, Bengals/Paul Brown Stadium, REDS/Great American Ballpark, REDS Hall of Fame, JACK/Hard Rock Casino, Northern Kentucky Convention Center, Duke Energy Center, The Banks Entertainment District, Newport on the Levee and Newport Aquarium, Mainstrasse Village, Cincinnati Museum Center/Union Terminal, BB Riverboats, Cincinnati Zoo, Findlay Market, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Creation Museum, Ark Encounter, Devou Park, Riverbend Music Center, Ludlow Theatre and Historic District.

Verified Reviews of Holiday Inn Express & Suites Cincinnati Riverfront

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"It was okay but could of been better."
Overall Score2.0/ 5
The staff was not friendly then the pool you only can swim for one hour and I was there for two days with four kids.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
28-Mar-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Mar 26 to Sun Mar 28 2021 at a $98.58 average nightly rate.
4.5 out of 5. Based on 265 guest reviews

Property Description

Winner of the 2020 Trip Advisor Traveler's Choice Award. CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE FROM TRIPADVISOR, number 2 out of 9 Covington Hotels (Traveler Recommended), since 2017. On the banks of the Ohio River in lively, walkable Covington, Kentucky! Modern business and family friendly hotel with complimentary parking, complimentary full hot buffet breakfast, 24 hour coffee/tea bar, complimentary wifi, and a great location. Close to Everything . . . Second to None! Best Value on the Riverfront!One mile from the heart of downtown Cincinnati in Covington Kentucky! Enjoy lower taxes and southern hospitality here in the Bluegrass State. See NFL Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ballpark, hockey and concerts at Heritage Bank Arena. Near Northern Kentucky Convention Center, Duke Energy Center, JACK/Hard Rock Casino, Newport on the Levee, the Banks, and BB Riverboats. Convenient to Ark Encounter and Creation Museum - Preferred Hotel Provider. Closest hotel to, and preferred partner of Drees Pavilion and the new Golf and Event Center. Newport Aquarium just two miles away. Convenient to Cincinnati Zoo, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Findlay Market, The Banks, University of Cincinnati, Xavier, Mount St. Joseph, and NKU, Preferred hotel of Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Kroger Co., Siemens, and GE. You'll be amazed how easy it is to get around Cincinnati from our hotel in Covington, Kentucky! Just steps away from the Southbank Shuttle which offers transportation into downtown Cincinnati, Covington, and Newport for just $1 per ride (the best way to get to a REDS game). 5 blocks to Mainstrasse Village and dozens of restaurants and nightspots. Near the Covington Central Business District. We offer an outstanding and complimentary Full Hot Breakfast . Free upgraded High-Speed Wireless Internet. All rooms and suites equipped with refrigerator and microwave. Indoor heated swimming pool and huge fitness center. Onsite small meeting space (2). Abundant FREE parking. FREE Bus Parking. Interior Corridors, Two Elevators. 20 huge premium suites available - some with river views! Stay Smart at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Cincinnati Riverfront!

Green Sustainability

Yes

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00PM
Check Out: 11:00am
Year of Last Renovation: 2017
Floors: 6
Rooms: 127
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 127
Handicap Rooms: 8
Rooms with 2 Beds: 58
Suites: 20
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 2 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 875 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 50 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
FEMA Approved: Yes
Pool Info: Our pool is OPEN
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Individual reservations may be cancelled without penalty with at least 24 hours notice.
Nightly Parking: Free
Typical Group Deposit: 25 - 50%
Total Taxes: 12.36%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 6.00%
Occupancy Tax: 6.36%

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Bus parking
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Electric Car Charging Station
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jogging path
  • Laundry facilities
  • Movies in room
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • TV Channel: Weather Channel
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • TV Channel: Fox Sports
  • TV Channel: Disney Channel
  • TV Channel: Discovery Channel
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • TV room
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport is 8 miles SW of the hotel. One way taxi expense is approximately $30.00.

Local Shuttle Info: Southbank Shuttle - $1.00 per person, per way for shuttle. Drops guests off downtown Cincinnati, Newport on the Levee, Great American Ballpark, and Paul Brown Stadium & other local entertainment venues (maps available). Current Hours of operation are Mon- Thur: 6am-10pm, Fri: 6am to midnight, Sat: 10am to midnight, and Sun: 10am - 10pm; subject to seasonal change. See the front desk for full details!

Breakfast Information

Our Breakfast Buffet is currently not being served due to the State of Kentucky's Rules for Operation during Covid-19. We are offering a "Grab and Go" Breakfast with hot options and hope to be able to resume buffet service soon.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

Parking Info

FREE PARKING, including busses!!!

Internet / WiFI

Complimentary upgraded high-speed WiFi Internet throughout the hotel.

Cleaning Policies

Stay confidently and safely with IHG Way of Clean! Our commitment to providing safe and healthy stays never ends. We understand the heightened awareness & expectation of cleanliness during this time. IHG and Holiday Inn Express & Suites is an industry leader in providing you with clean, well-maintained accommodations. At the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic, we were among the first in the industry to roll out enhanced cleaning and disinfection standards & best practices to ensure a safe stay. Frequent disinfection of high touch surfaces, hand sanitizer stations, daily associate health assessments, PPE, high temp laundry sanitizing is just some of what you can expect.

About Holiday Inn Express

  • Free Express Start Breakfast Bar offering eggs, omelets, bacon and sausage, and their signature cinnamon rolls just to name a few
  • Have their own 100% Arabica Smart Roast Coffee
  • Free high-speed internet service in every room
  • eHost Online Concierge Service where guests can learn about hotel amenities, major airlines nearby, up-to-date local weather and even car rental services
  • Perfect for the business traveler on the go, Holiday Inn Express offers 24/7 fax & photocopy services
  • Unlimited free local and toll-free calls

The Holiday Inn Express highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Previously known as:
Best Western Plus Cincinnati Riverfront Downtown Area, Hampton Inn Cincinnati Riverfront, The Hampton Inn Riverfront, Best Western Plus Cincinnati Riverfront

Seasonality of Hotel Rates at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Cincinnati Riverfront

Rate fluctuations of Holiday Inn Express & Suites Cincinnati Riverfront

The chart above shows seasonality of prices for both group rates and the best individual traveler rates our system could find at the time the group bid was placed. The lowest group rate shown is 22.9% in February 2021 and the highest average individual rate is $167 in the month of July 2019. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Cincinnati Riverfront in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Cincinnati Riverfront

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Cincinnati Riverfront.

Feel free to use the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Cincinnati Riverfront meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Covington event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Conference Room 23 x 25 x 9 575--/----30202024--/--40----
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Conference Room

Our General Conference room can be used for smaller meetings and hospitality, etc. Conference Room rental includes mounted whiteboard with markers, pens, paper and water service on the tables. Rental is $200.00 per day. Beverage service is available.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
575 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
23 x 25 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
14
Columns:
0
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
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Conference Room Meeting Space Thumbnail 2
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Boardroom 12 x 25 x 9 300--/----------12--/--------
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Boardroom

Our Boardroom is a great location to hold a small board meeting, budget meeting, ect. Room does come with mounted whiteboard and markers. Boardroom rental does include pens, paper, and mints at each seat. Rental is $150.00 per day. Beverage Service is available.
Room Type:
Boardroom
Total Size:
300 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
12 x 25 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
10
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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FAQs about Holiday Inn Express & Suites Cincinnati Riverfront

What time is check in?

Check in time is 3:00PM based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 11:00am based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Holiday Inn Express & Suites Cincinnati Riverfront have?

There are 127 rooms in the property.

Is there any meeting space at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Cincinnati Riverfront?

Yes, they have 2 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Cincinnati Riverfront?

Our Breakfast Buffet is currently not being served due to the State of Kentucky's Rules for Operation during Covid-19. We are offering a "Grab and Go" Breakfast with hot options and hope to be able to resume buffet service soon.

What parking is available at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Cincinnati Riverfront?

FREE PARKING, including busses!!! Not enough parking facilities, according to 57%.

How much does internet cost?

Complimentary upgraded high-speed WiFi Internet throughout the hotel.

Is there a gym at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Cincinnati Riverfront?

Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

Is there shopping nearby?

Yes. Easily accessible by car and close to shopping areas. Great shopping. Most guests liked the proximity to shopping.

Is there a pool at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Cincinnati Riverfront?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. Our pool is OPEN.

Testimonials:

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"I thank you for your assistance and plan on letting others know about your service so that they can utilize it for their upcoming functions. You're gonna end up putting Event Planners such as myself out of business! (LOL)" K.P. - Annapolis, MD

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