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Dayton, Ohio
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

PARKING NIGHTMARE! There is "NO" guarantee that there will be a parking spot after you drive back to your room! Their website encouraged walking distance to several of these local attractions, but actually "The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame" is 2 miles away.

Thank debandden2016
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83 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The B&B is situated in an old house with all the features still in it. Original panelling, ceilings, stars and lead glassed windows: beautiful! We were greeted by a friendly and welcoming Diane, owner of the B&B. She informed us about where to go and what to do, but also about what not to do, which is always appreciated. Our... More 

Thank Blok
Akron, Ohio
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3 reviews
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We are from Akron, and decided to take a quick getaway to Ohio City where the restaurants are great and everything is walkable. Our stay at J Palen far exceeded our expectations. We stayed in The Roost - cozy and lovely loft suite with a lovely outdoor private patio surrounded by greenery. The bed and pillows were terrific and made... More 

Thank LaurieB25
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We stayed in the Webster room: king bed, jacuzzi tub, large shower, private balcony. We were surprised how private the balcony was considering we were in Ohio City and within walking distance of the Westside Market. Go to the Market: the produce is beautiful. It was like walking through an art display. We found the room comfortable and nicely appointed... More 

Thank dannysg
Southern PA
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 September 2016

This was planned on short notice on our way further west. The accomodations are in a well maintained neighborhood referred to as Ohio City apart from downtown Cleveland. The area has a separate personality, business, shop and restaurant district. Nice area to walk and browse. Nearby "farmers" market was a nice surprise. Don't forget the "Christmas Story" house not far... More 

Thank Travelsforfun_13
Bend, Oregon
1 review
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Who knew this awesome bed and breakfast existed a few miles from Lake Erie, baseball, rock and roll, downtown Cleveland? I am so glad I stumbled onto their website! Charming in every conceivable way with a hostess to match. Thank you Diane!

Thank _hdwoonie23
Livingston, NJ USA
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

My wife and I stayed at the J.Palen B&B from Thursday, August 25th to Monday, August 29th. 2016 while visiting our daughter who lives in Cleveland. We booked the Miller room for the duration of our stay. The Miller Room was a spacious suite with a large living room with room enough for a third person to have as their... More 

Thank Peter B
Madison, Wisconsin
1 review
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We booked last minute at J. Palen House, and I was somewhat concerned after booking, when I read other reviews. We found that the place was charming, the staff were courteous, the breakfast was delicious, and the location was incredibly close to evening activities yet in a quiet location. Our stay couldn't have been more delightful.

Thank jesthrlnd
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 August 2016

This our second time @ the J.Palen and staying in The Retreat. J. Palen is indeed a hidden gem in Cleveland. The location is perfect as you are close to the best restaurants in Cleveland. The accommodations are plush and cozy. The backyard patio is gorgeous and the perfect place to toast your weekend away. The Breakfast is delicious too!... More 

Thank Hutimarg66
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

The main house was full, so my daughter and I were offered the Cottage - an extremely spacious, well appointed 2 bedroom apartment, for $219 (less than one room at a 3 star hotel there - a steal!). We felt quite fortunate to have landed in this part of Ohio City as we could walk to good, bustling restaurants. Interesting,... More 

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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Charm, Sophistication and Location!Northeast Ohio's only luxury Urban Inn within a mile of all downtown activities, Rock-n-Roll Hall of Fame,Horseshoe Casino, Aquarium Playhouse Square Theaters, All sport venues and 10 minutes from Cleveland Clinic, Walk to 28 of Cleveland's most interesting restaurants, breweries and the West Side Market! ... more   less 

Additional Information about J. Palen House Bed & Breakfast

Address: 2708 Bridge Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44113
Region: United States > Ohio > Cleveland
Price Range: RM665 - RM1,023 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Enjoyed the balcony of the Webster room, but the suites would give you more room”
 of 5 bubbles dannysg, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I loved the privacy but yet the shared kitchen and living room was okay.”
 of 5 bubbles Hutimarg66, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The website is very accurate”
 of 5 bubbles 499andrews, 30 May 2016 | Read review
“The third floor room is the largest with separate seating area, but up a lot of stairs”
 of 5 bubbles RoBertie, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“Check out the website and youtube video, I expect all rooms to be just as comfortable!”
 of 5 bubbles Caitlin768, 15 May 2016 | Read review
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