Cincinnati's largest hotel is in the middle of the action.. In Short Formerly called the Regal, this 872-room downtown hotel is next door to the Convention Center, the site of many major exhibitions, trade shows and conventions. Hotel extras include a fitness room, heated outdoor pool, a business center, concierge service, cable TV, in-room movies, iron/ironing board and more. There's also a 10,000-square-foot grand ballroom. The hotel's Bistro on Elm Street features regional American cuisine.