21c Museum Hotel, Cincinnati

609 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH, USA

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  • Service18.5
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Hotel Description

It’s simple enough. The original 21c Museum Hotel put Louisville, Kentucky on the boutique-hotel map in a big way, and had a considerable positive influence on the city’s arts scene in the process. Now the second one aims to do the same thing for Cincinnati, Ohio, a town where one well-designed hotel is in a position to exert an outsize influence.

This is not a city without artists, or art collectors, or art museums, as evinced by the 21c’s neighbors, the Contemporary Arts Center and the Aronoff Center for the Arts. And as of now it’s got a hotel that can hold its own against any in America’s coastal capitals.

The rooms are luxe, low-key in their elegance, and while they miss the rough edges of Louisville’s brick walls — this was an old-fashioned downtown hotel in a former life, rather than an industrial space — they are impeccably composed, their soothing minimalism livened by a well-curated collection of eclectic modern and contemporary furnishings.

Of course this one, like its Kentucky cousin, is about more than just rooms and suites. It’s also an impressive museum in its own right, with a permanent collection, rotating exhibitions, and space for special events. It’s also on hotel hours rather than museum hours, so you can get your art fix at all hours.

And there’s a fine restaurant as well, which more or less completes the package. Metropole is named after the hotel that stood on this site for the better part of a century, and while it’s a thoroughly contemporary affair, it’s got its fair share of nods to the past, from some inherited architectural details to a menu that’s based on classic wood-fired cooking.

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Hotel Criteria

  • 156 Rooms
  • Style: Modern Design
  • Atmosphere: Lively

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • 24 hour medical assistance
  • Adjoining rooms
  • ATM/bank office
  • Bar
  • Boardroom
  • Business center
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free wi-fi
  • Jacuzzi
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Pets allowed (charges apply)
  • Restaurant
  • Rooftop terrace bar
  • Room service
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Spa
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Valet parking (charges apply)
  • Wake-up service
  • Yoga

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Pets allowed (additional fees apply). Valet Parking is available on site and costs USD 35 per day.

Credit cards accepted:

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Check in:

4pm,

Check out:

11am

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  • Deluxe King

    • Fits 4 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 299 ft²/27 m².
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    This room includes:

    • carpeted floor
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • Complimentary Wireless Internet
    • crib (on request)
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • Malin + Goetz bath amenities
    • minibar
    • on demand movies
    • phones
    • rollaway bed (on request)
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • Luxury King

    • Fits 4 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 329 ft²/30 m².
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    This room includes:

    • carpeted floor
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • Complimentary Wireless Internet
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    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • Malin + Goetz bath amenities
    • minibar
    • phones
    • rollaway bed (on request)
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • King Studio Suite

    • Fits 4 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 395 ft²/36 m².
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    This room includes:

    • carpeted floor
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • Complimentary Wireless Internet
    • crib (on request)
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • Malin + Goetz bath amenities
    • minibar
    • on demand movies
    • phones
    • rollaway bed (on request)
    • safe
    • sofa
    • stand up shower
    • turndown service
    • working desk
  • Luxury Double Queen

    • Fits 4 people
    • 2 Queen Beds
    • 396 ft²/36 m².
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    This room includes:

    • bathtub/shower combo
    • carpeted floor
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • Complimentary Wireless Internet
    • crib (on request)
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • Malin + Goetz bath amenities
    • minibar
    • on demand movies
    • phones
    • rollaway bed (on request)
    • safe
    • turndown service
    • working desk
  • Deluxe Double Queen

    • Fits 4 people
    • 2 Queen Beds
    • 399 ft²/37 m².
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    This room includes:

    • bathtub/shower combo
    • carpeted floor
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • Complimentary Wireless Internet
    • crib (on request)
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • Malin + Goetz bath amenities
    • minibar
    • on demand movies
    • phones
    • rollaway bed (on request)
    • safe
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • Deluxe Suite

    • Fits 4 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 529 ft²/49 m².
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    This room includes:

    • bathtub/shower combo
    • carpeted floor
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • Complimentary Wireless Internet
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • Malin + Goetz bath amenities
    • on demand movies
    • phones
    • safe
    • separate bedroom
    • separate living room
    • sofa
    • turndown service
    • wet bar
    • working desk
  • Luxury Suite

    • Fits 4 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 544 ft²/50 m².
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    Views: street.

    This room includes:

    • bathtub/shower combo
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • Complimentary Wireless Internet
    • flat panel television
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • minibar
    • on demand movies
    • safe
    • separate bedroom
    • separate living room
    • sofa
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • Corner Suite

    • Fits 4 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 699 ft²/64 m².
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    This room includes:

    • bathtub/shower combo
    • carpeted floor
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • Complimentary Wireless Internet
    • flat panel television
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • minibar
    • on demand movies
    • safe
    • separate bedroom
    • separate living room
    • sofa
    • turndown service
    • working desk
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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • 24 hour medical assistance
  • Adjoining rooms
  • ATM/bank office
  • Bar
  • Boardroom
  • Business center
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free wi-fi
  • Jacuzzi
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Pets allowed (charges apply)
  • Restaurant
  • Rooftop terrace bar
  • Room service
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Spa
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Valet parking (charges apply)
  • Wake-up service
  • Yoga

Need to Know

Pets allowed (additional fees apply). Valet Parking is available on site and costs USD 35 per day.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover

Check in:

4pm,

Check out:

11am

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