As local travel experts, we know what travelers are looking for when it comes to finding the perfect accommodations for their next trip. To compile our lists, we scour the internet to find properties with excellent ratings and reviews, desirable amenities, nearby attractions, and that something special that makes a destination worthy of traveling for.

If you live in Cincinnati, then chances are you don’t frequently look for a place to spend the night in the city. But there are those times when you want to experience our city in a different way, maybe you have friends or family in town, or maybe you just want a little staycation since our city has so much to offer. While there are many hotels to choose from, there are also plenty of one-of-a-kind places, from hip apartments to riverfront estates. Most people don’t know you can spend the night at these two unique places to stay in Cincinnati:

And would you believe that these are just a couple of hundreds of choices in the Cincinnati area? With options like Airbnb and VRBO, it’s worth taking the time to seek out a unique place to stay around our city, no matter the occasion. (Because really, does it get any more unique than the Kingsley Schoolhouse rental? We think not!)

Have you stayed somewhere other than home in Cincinnati? If you have a favorite spot, feel free to share it with us in the comments! For more information on these listings, simply click on the bold name of the property for all of the details. You also might be interested in learning why we think Cincinnati is the single most unique city in the US!

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Unique Places to Stay in Cincinnati

Where are some cool places to stay in Cincinnati?  

Cincinnati is a truly fun city to visit, eat, and play in, and we think you’ll love some of the totally fun and unique places to stay in Cincinnati that help make it stay so special. We have some favorites, like the colorful and modern, artsy masterpiece known as The Graduate Cincinnati. It’s perfect for anyone looking to relax in an upbeat, brightly colored setting. We love it. The Kinley Cincinnati Downtown is another excellent option for Cincinnati accommodations, featuring gorgeous modern décor and a quiet, low-key environment sure to relax.  

Where are some of the most unique places to stay in Cincinnati?  

The list of unique places to stay in Cincinnati (and unique places to stay near Cincinnati) continues! One of our all-time favorites is the incredible 21c Museum Hotel, which is a gorgeous modern boutique hotel built into a literal art museum. Seriously. If you’re a fan of art, art history, or the humanities mixed with a splash of upscale elegance, this stay is the one for you. It doesn’t get a whole lot more unique than a stay in a literal art museum!  

What are the most fun places to stay in Cincinnati?  

Lovers of hip and modern places to stay in Ohio will love some of the more fun places to stay in Cincinnati, like the old Gaslight Bed and Breakfast, which can be found in the Clifton District and was built in 1909. It’s a refreshing mix of modern and old-school elegance, and it’s super fun for an eclectic stay just four miles from downtown. We also love the Renaissance Cincinnati Downtown Hotel, which is also quite upscale but maintains a fun, artsy vibe that we can’t get enough of. You might also want to check out some of the best beds and breakfasts in Ohio for more ideas!