Located just off Interstate 275 and about a 20-minute drive from Cincinnati's city centre, the Days Inn Cincinnati East is geared toward car travellers who require a hotel with a free breakfast, on-site dining and easy highway access.
Each of the hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms comes equipped with free Wi-Fi, cable TV, an in-room safe, a coffeemaker, a desk, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Smoking and non-smoking rooms are available and the hotel is not wheelchair accessible.
Hotel amenities include a business centre, a free breakfast, free parking and on-site dining at JB Tavern, which serves lunch and dinner daily. Small pets are permitted for $5 per pet, per day, while medium-to-large pets are permitted for $10 per pet, per day.
Beechmont Plaza Shopping Center is about a 2-minute drive from the hotel, while Vineyard Golf Course can be found 5 minutes away by car. The U.S. Bank Arena is roughly a 19-minute drive away and Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) is a 25-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, small pets $5/pet/night - medium/large pets $10/pet/night, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: December 16, 2013)
Guest reviews consulted for this analysis showed positive responses towards the hotel's staff, location and rooms.
Many reviewers were pleased with the level of customer service they received during their stay. They were characterized as helpful, friendly, accommodating and efficient.
The hotel's location was convenient for several guests. They found it close to restaurants, bars, highway access, Kings Island Water Park, Newport Aquarium and Riverbend Music Center.
Some lodgers were satisfied with their accommodations at the hotel. They described their rooms as clean, quiet and spacious, with reliable Wi-Fi and comfortable beds.
Guest critiques sourced for this review showed negative responses towards the hotel's rooms and noise transfer.
Although some reviewers were satisfied with their spacious and comfortable rooms, several lodgers criticized their accommodations. They reported worn carpets, linens, bathrooms, fixtures and appliances, dated decor and furniture, inefficient air conditioning, cigarette odours in non-smoking rooms and some cleaning issues.
Noise disturbances were mentioned by a few guests. They reported noise from the attached bar/restaurant and parking lot, as well as noisy bathroom fans.
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 2.2 out of 5 with a 46% recommendation rate from 114 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #45 of 50 Cincinnati hotels with an average rating of 1.5 out of 5 from 94 reviews.
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 6.4 out of 10 from 13 reviews.
The author called the hotel on December 16, 2013 to verify some information.