Westin Cincinnati

Overlooking Fountain Square, this classic hotel is a 4-minute walk from the Aronoff Center for the Arts and a 5-minute walk from the Duke Energy Convention Center. The modern rooms offer floor-to-ceiling windows (some with views of the square), as well as WiFi (surcharge), 37-inch flat-screen TVs, desks and coffeemakers. Amenities include an indoor pool, a whirlpool and an exercise room. There's also an informal eatery, a seafood restaurant and a lobby bar