$129 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Dec 24, 2014 Check-out: Dec 27, 2014

Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center at the University of Cincinnati

4 stars
151 Goodman, Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45219
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.0
out of 5
29 reviews
Great location; decent hotel

The hotel was fairly empty when I stayed there - it is a big conference center also and there was... See full review

  • Christine Traveler 108
  • Jun 1, 2014
A good choice if visiting Univ of Cincy

Nothing in the hotel is very well marked. Like, it was difficult to find the reservations desk and... See full review

  • LB College Tour
  • Jan 22, 2014
Hotel on University of Cincinnati campus with on-site dining, drinking
Set smartly on campus, the Kingsgate Marriott Conference Hotel at the University of Cincinnati combines comfortable accommodations with free Internet access and a casual restaurant and lounge. Contemporary warmth in the lobby with a fireplace and chic modular furniture sets the tone for even cozier guest rooms. The fitness center stays open 24 hours for anytime workouts or a tension-releasing session in the sauna. Visit the zoo or historic sites like the Harriet Beecher Stowe House and William Howard Taft National Historic Site all within two miles.

 

Highlights
  • Free Wi-Fi in the lobby and free wired Internet access in all guest rooms
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • A restaurant and lobby lounge with an outdoor patio for cocktails and appetizers
  • Access to University of Cincinnati rec center
  • Luxurious Marriott bedding

 

Rooms
Get settled in spacious guest rooms with tasteful interiors at the Kingsgate Marriott Conference Hotel at the University of Cincinnati, complete with luxurious Marriott bedding and a large, 37-inch flat-screen TV with premium channels. All 198 rooms and eight suites come equipped complimentary wired Internet access, a workdesk and a variety of lighting options plus the convenience of a coffee maker and hairdryer. Order room service or dinner delivered from a local restaurant.

 

Features
Within three miles of downtown and two miles of six area hospitals and Xavier University, Kingsgate Marriott Conference Hotel at the University of Cincinnati offers a convenient location no matter what brings guests to Cincinnati. Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner from a Euro-American menu at Caminetto, featuring soups and salads, brick-oven pizza, pastas and exquisite entrées. The Bearcat Lounge serves cocktails and a menu of munchies to go along with them. Sit on the outdoor patio in season. Ask the front desk about a pass to the expansive rec center and aquatics complex at University of Cincinnati, just a short walk from the hotel. Both self and valet parking are available in the underground garage (fees apply).

 

Transportation
  • Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (17.9 mi/28.7 km)

 

Attractions
  • Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens (0.5 mi/0.8 km)
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe House (1.2 mi/1.9 km)
  • Duke Energy Convention Center (3.3 mi/5.2 km)
  • U.S. Bank Arena (3.8 mi/6.1 km)
  • Great American Ball Park (3.9 mi/6.3 km)
  • Newport on the Levee (4.1 mi/6.6 km)
  • Cincinnati Museum Center (4.2 mi/6.8 km)
  • Northern Kentucky Convention Center (4.8 mi/7.7 km)
  • Newport Aquarium (5 mi/8 km)
  • Kings Island (22.1 mi/36.5 km)

 

Business
  • Free Wi-Fi in lobby and free wired Internet access in guest rooms
  • Business center
  • 20,000 square feet of space in 26 meeting rooms accommodates up to 540 people

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Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Elevators
Ice machine
Activities
Fitness Center
Exercise gym
Tennis
Steam bath
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Continental breakfast
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
Lounge
Coffee shop
Room service
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Maid service
Laundry service
Express check in
Guest laundromat
Express checkout
Concierge desk
Laundry/Valet services
ATM/Cash machine
Security
Wake-up service
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Car rental desk
Barber shop
Barber/Beauty shop
FAX
Video checkout
Gift shop
Drugstore
Florist
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Parking
Valet parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Accessible parking
Room
Television with cable
Radio
Cordless phone
Phone with speaker
Telephone
AM/FM alarm clock
Free newspaper
Hairdryer in room
Turndown service
Cribs available
In room movies
Sofa bed
Temperature control
Shower
Iron
Ironing board
Bath tub

Nearby points of interest

  • Fifth Third Arena: 0.6 mi
  • Nippert Stadium: 0.7 mi
  • Cintas Center: 2 mi
  • U.S. Bank Arena: 2.7 mi
  • Great American Ball Park: 2.8 mi
  • Paul Brown Stadium: 2.9 mi
  • Cincinnati Gardens: 4.1 mi

Dining

Caminetto
Known for its Euro-American cuisine, Caminetto features soups and salads, pizza, pasta and exquisite entrées. Enjoy lunch or dinner at Caminetto and leave room for a final touch of homemade dessert at this memorable U of Cincinnati restaurant.
Bearcat Lounge
A great place to get together after your meeting for conversation and libations snacks and appetizers available from 4pm-12am. Features a variety of cocktails and refreshments at one of the most convenient University of Cincinnati restaurants.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
04:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (29)

Ratings and reviews for Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center at the University of Cincinnati

Overall score

3.8 / 5
5.01.0
9 out of 29
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4.6
Hotel staff:
4.4
Room comfort:
4.3
Location:
3.8
Value:
3.6

89% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center at the University of Cincinnati

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
LB College Tour
Business
Chicago, IL
Jan 22, 2014

A good choice if visiting Univ of Cincy

Nothing in the hotel is very well marked. Like, it was difficult to find the reservations desk and to know where to park. Everyone was friendly and the room service was on time. It was very conveniently located.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Do not miss Graether's when in Cincinnati. And everyone raves about Skyline Chili, but I thought it was horrible.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
momdance
Business
chicago, illinois
Jun 10, 2013

too loud

overall fair. the walls seemed paper thin and I was up all night hearing the people in the hallways screaming and our next door people making noise till 4 am.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
2
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
atlanta. Ga
Jul 25, 2011

Great location

Stayed in connection with a tennis tournament. We needed the laundry facilities, which were free. Breakfast buffet was great.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
sarasota
Jan 9, 2011

Great

Great hotel! Comfortable beds and nice restaurant!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center at the University of Cincinnati

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
dayton, ohio
Jun 28, 2010

great hotel, bargain for kids

traveled with kids for a basketball tournament on campus. Cozy, comfortable rooms. Would have liked to have a pool but nonetheless very suitable for a family. Booked a room with kids meals included for breakfast, lunch and dinner for all kids under 12 which was a great deal. Hotel honored for even room service and breakfast buffet! Very accomodating staff.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center at the University of Cincinnati

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
visiting campus
Business
New York
Aug 14, 2009

Really nice staff

Hotel is fine, clean, and pleasant. Shuttle to campus is once an hour weekdays, 'til 5 p.m.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Time-saving tip: Long walk from hotel

Rent a car.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Eastern CT
Jul 23, 2009

Great Hotel - Great Location

My family travels to Cincinnati to see a specialist at Cincinnati Children's Hospital. This hotel is very near the hospital. It is quiet and peacful and very clean. The staff is very good to families with medical needs.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center at the University of Cincinnati

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
New Mexico
May 25, 2009

OK, nice location

We walked to the zoo, met family, attended the medical school graduation. The room was clean and nice, lots of hallway light and noise coming in through door. Nice HDTV. Rooms a little small, but it is a "conference hotel" and I brought the family. Need to bring some water with you, tap water not too tasty, gift shop only sells tiny bottles. Breakfast was expensive, bad, and at times non existent. Table was sticky, couldn't get wait staff attention, half our party wanted to order from a menu rather than eat buffet, they had a hard time getting the wait staff to recognize they needed help. Buffet was empty of prime items and wasn't stocked for at least half an hour when we ready to leave ...

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

The zoo is a 5 minute walk, bring lots of water.

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Review of Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center at the University of Cincinnati

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Pittsburgh, PA
May 11, 2009

Nice Surprise!

This was a pleasant surprise to find a nice hotel in the university/hospital section of town. I would never have looked for a hotel there had I not been desperate for a room on a busy weekend.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
2
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

A quick breakfast was only a block away at Duncan Donuts.

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