The Island House Hotel

102 Madison Street
Port Clinton, OH 43452

Property Description - The Island House Hotel

The Island House Hotel was originally built a short 58 years after the war of 1812 where Commodore Perry had a decisive victory over the Royal British Naval fleet securing the passage of Lake Erie From our doorstep you can clearly see the chain of Lake Erie islands where the battle took place Originally built in 1870 The Island House succumbed to a devastating fire that consumed the all wood structure in 1882 The current structure was commissioned by Conrad Gernhard Sheriff of Ottawa County to replace the Old Island House Hotel in 1886 The Sheriff funded the construction of the gorgeous hotel utilizing moneys collected by the interest and penalties on delinquent taxes The original cost of construction was 25000 dollars which by 2010 standards is the equivalent of 600000 dollars At the grand opening when the thick wooden doors swung open The Island House featured 50 lavish rooms and only one bathroom It was the talk of the town As one local paper wrote the House was equipped with every modern convenience pertaining to the traveling public As part of his construction plan Gernhard ensured that the Island House would boast the areas finest restaurant and drinking saloon As the story goes the good Sheriff left his mark permanently on the Island House when after a night of drinking and cavorting he fired his pistol in the air leaving a bullet hole in the ceiling which remains to this day As the premiere hotel and restaurant in the area The Island House became a popular hunting and fishing lodge for local and travelers alike In fact The Island House was a common stopping point for professional sports teams traveling to and from games

General Property Information - The Island House Hotel

Hotel Rating(s): 3 Stars

Check In: 3:00 PM

Check Out: 11:00 AM

Currency:American Dollars

Floors: 3

Rooms: 38

Year Opened: 1886

Year Renovated: 01/01/2008

About the Location

Port Clintons Island House is a unique boutique hotel dedicated to service and hospitality. We combine the charming ambiance of a historic setting with the relaxing casual atmosphere of a modern hotel.

On Property Amenities - The Island House Hotel
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Accessible facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Barbeque grills
  • Business center
  • Children welcome
  • Coffee shop
  • Complimentary continental breakfast
  • Elevators
  • Family plan
  • Gift/News stand
  • Jacuzzi
  • Lounges/bars
  • Meeting rooms
  • Nightclub
  • On-Site parking
  • Onsite laundry
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Safe deposit box
  • Security
  • Storage space
  • Sundry/Convenience store

Room Information - The Island House Hotel
Apartment Suite

Cable television, Iron, Ironing board, Kitchenette, Sitting area, Sofa bed, Wireless internet connection

Queen

Jacuzzi King Suite

Bathroom amenities, Cable television, Coffee/Tea maker, Hairdryer, Ironing board, Jacuzzi, Microwave, Wireless internet connection

King

King Room

Bathroom amenities, Bathtub seat, Coffee/Tea maker, Free local calls, Grab bars in bathroom, Hairdryer, Microwave, Private bathroom, Refrigerator, Wireless internet connection

King

Corner King Suite

Bathroom amenities, Cable television, Coffee/Tea maker, Hairdryer, Iron, Ironing board, Microwave, Private bathroom, Wireless internet connection

King

Queen

Adjoining rooms, Alarm clock, Bathroom amenities, Cable television, Coffee/Tea maker, Free local calls, Hairdryer, Iron, Ironing board, Microwave, Refrigerator, Wireless internet connection

Queen

Double Queen

Alarm clock, Bathroom amenities, Cable television, Coffee/Tea maker, Hairdryer, Iron, Private bathroom, Wireless internet connection

Queen

Parlor King Suite

Cable television, Coffee/Tea maker, Hairdryer, Iron, Ironing board, Microwave, Private bathroom, Sitting area, Sofa bed, Wireless internet connection

King

Restaurant Info
1812 Food and Spirits

A full service restaurant and bar located within the historic Island House Hotel. Open daily for lunch and dinner and Sunday for breakfast. Their menu has been carefully crafted to delight your taste buds providing you with unique dishes flavors and selec

Rosies Bar and Grill

A full service restaurant and bar located within the historic Island House Hotel. Open daily for lunch and dinner. They share a kitchen with 1812 Food and Spirits.

Ala Carte
Frischs Big Boy
Mon Ami
Recreation

Jacuzzi

Area Attractions
Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Toledo Express Airport
Cedar Point Amusement Park
The Marblehead Lighthouse
Map of Hotel - The Island House Hotel

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Better Business Bureau
A+ Rating
Hotel Reservations
since 1999

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