Inn Port Bed and Breakfast & Suites

22 Brown Street, Dayton, Ohio 45402
Innkeeper(s): Jeff and Leslie Gonya
  • Inn Port D'Vino located at 22 Brown Street

    Inn Port D'Vino located at 22 Brown Street

  • Cozy King Size Bed in The Friuli Room

    Cozy King Size Bed in The Friuli Room

  • Your jacuzzi bathtub in the Friuli Room

    Your jacuzzi bathtub in the Friuli Room

  • Your tropical bedroom of the Maui Suite at Inn Port Guesthouse

    Your tropical bedroom of the Maui Suite at Inn Port Guesthouse

 
  • Introduction

    Inn Port Guesthouse people lounging

    Two lodging options for business, family, romance or relaxation. Accommodating the solo traveler, couples, or groups up to 22. We provide bed and breakfast lodging that is walking distance to Downtown Dayton, the Convention Center, Fifth Third Field, and Riverscape. We are just a short drive away from the U.S. Airforce Museum, Dayton Art Institute and the University of Dayton. Your island oasis in the heart of the Oregon Historic District.
     
    Guests of the European Villa, Friuli and Oporto Rooms are able to enjoy the space and classic decor of the first floor living room and dining room. This space may also be rented for bridal or baby showers, as well as private parties of up to 20 people.

    Inn Port Guest House

    • Offering tropically-themed accommodations
    • The Maui Suite
    • The Caribbean Villa
    • Located across from Newcom Park
    • 137-139 Brown Street Dayton, Ohio 45402

    Inn Port D' Vino

    • Lodging with a “wine destination” theme, all with private bath
    • The Champagne Suite
    • Friuli
    • Oporto
    • The European Villa
    • And the newly added Deaf Monty's Wine Bar and retail shop
    • Off-street parking available onsite
    • 22 Brown Street Dayton, Ohio 45402
    • Your European retreat in the heart of the Oregon Historic District
     

    Inn Port Guesthouse dining room

    Great reasons to come to Dayton First Friday in the Oregon Arts District:

    On the First Friday of every month

    Take a stroll through the neighborhood and enjoy the creativity abound, as the art galleries are open from 5-10pm for your browsing pleasure.

    Every Tuesday Night

    At 7-10pm, show off your smarts Tuesdays during live trivia at the Oregon Express, 336 E. Fifth St. It's free and there are prizes at stake! Enjoy specialty pizzas at a 25% discount.

    Riverscape Metropark

    Offers events year-round from November through March: University of Dayton Flyers Basketball. Catch a home game of the pre-season Top 25 ranked Flyers. Call 937-229-4433 for tickets.

    Additional Events

    Events in our downtown area may be found at www.downtown-dayton.com Traveling for business? Ask about our corporate, per diem, and extended stay rates. Two great places to stay when you do.

    Inn Port Guesthouse front view of inn

     

    Inn Port Guesthouse port d vino

     

     

  • Things To Do

    Things to do within walking distance

    Oregon Arts District

    This is the place you come to peruse art, sip a latte while reading poetry, watch a film with subtitles, argue politics over a pitcher of beer, sway to live jazz, cry with laughter at a comedy club. Feed your passion for antiques and vintage merchandise or purchase cutting-edge art. Get in shape with the power of martial arts or the grace of yoga.
    www.oregonartsdistrict.com

    Dayton Dragons Baseball (April through September)

    5/3 Field on 1st Street
    Enjoy baseball the way it is meant to be experienced by spending a day or evening with the Dayton Dragons. The Dragons are the Single A farm team of the Cincinnati Reds organization. Games draw 8000+ fans on a regular basis, but a few tickets are always available the day of the game.

    www.daytondragons.com

    Wiley's Comedy Niteclub

    101 Pine St.
    Dayton, OH 45402
    Phone: 937-224-JOKE

    Enjoy live comedy Thursday through Sunday nights. Headliners at Wiley's have appeared on the Bob & Tom Show, Comedy Central, The Tonight Show and HBO. Reservations recommended.
    www.wileyscomedyclub.com

    The Packard Museum

    420 S. Ludlow St.
    Dayton, Ohio 45402
    Phone: 937.226-1710America's Packard Museum is the world's only restored Packard Dealership operating as a museum, and only full-time museum dedicated exclusively to the Packard Motor Car Company, it's products and philosophies.
    www.americaspackardmuseum.org

    Riverscape

    Formerly Van Cleve Park, this popular park, found along the Great Miami River in the heart of Downtown Dayton, is a hub of activities for all ages — from concerts to laser light and music shows, to pedal boats and even outdoor ice skating in winter. Beautiful floral plantings, hanging baskets, and fountains make RiverScape the Miami Valley’s favorite gathering place.
    www.metroparks.org/parks/riverscape/home.aspx

    The Schuster Center

    Corner of Main St. and 2nd St.
    Ticket Sales or Show Information :(937) 228-3630
    The Schuster Center educates and enriches lives by providing a world-class facility for the best in local, national and international performing artists. Dayton Opera and the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra call the Schuster Center home, and it also showcases the latest Broadway blockbusters. Additionally, a variety of local performing arts treasures, such as the Dayton Ballet, will also make use of the facilities.
    www.schustercenter.org

    Second Street Public Market (open Thursday through Saturday)

    2nd Street at Webster
    Located in Downtown Dayton, this unique public market will tantalize your senses with over 50 local farm, floral, food and gift vendors.
    http://www.metroparks.org/Parks/SecondStreetMarket/Home.aspx

    Victoria Theater

    138 N. Main St
    Phone: 937-228-3630
    Victoria Theatre is home to many Dayton arts organizations including Dayton Ballet, Dayton Contemporary Dance Company (DCDC), Dayton Philharmonic's Chamber Series and The Muse Machine. The Victoria also plays host to the summer film series "Ultra Cool Films," featuring all-time classic movies on the big screen.
    www.victoriatheater.com

    Things to do worth a short drive

    Boonshoft Museum of Discovery

    2600 DeWeese Parkway
    Phone: 937-275-7431
    www.boonshoftmuseum.com

    Sunwatch Village

    2301 West River Road
    Phone: 937-268-8199
    The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery is based on the understanding that science is the process through which we come to understand our world, and that play is the way children do science. Thus, we are a place where play and learning come together so that visitors of all ages can explore the wonders of the world. The Museum includes a host of places for adventure - - That Kid's Playce, the Hall of the Universe, the Caryl D. Philips Space Theater Oscar Boonshoft Science Central, EcoTrek, the Mead TreeHouse, Bieser Discovery Center, Charles E. Exley, Jr. Wild Ohio Zoo, and two galleries for temporary exhibits.

    Our sister site, SunWatch Indian Village, brings to life the 900 year old Fort Ancient culture. Here visitors of all ages can experience the daily lives of these members of Dayton's first neighborhood.
    www.sunwatch.org

    Carillon Park

    1000 Carrillon Blvd (off Patterson Blvd)
    937-293-2841
    A 65-acre outdoor museum with 20 historic exhibit buildings, and the site of the 57-bell Deeds Carillon. Also exhibits the 1905 Wright Flyer III, the world's first practical airplane.
    www.carillonpark.org

    Dayton Art Institute

    456 Belmonte Park North
    Dayton, OH 45406–4700
    Phone: 937-223-5277
    Located about 10 minutes from Inn Port, DAI receives exciting exhibits from around the world. Past exhibits have included Treasures of Ancient Egypt, Chihuly Glass and the "Diana" exhibit.
    www.daytonartinstitute.org

    Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park

    Phone: 937-225-7705
    Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park commemorates the work of Orville and Wilbur Wright in the Dayton, Ohio, area where the brothers lived and worked, as well as the life and work of poet Paul Laurence Dunbar. Historic sites at the park include the building which housed the Wright Cycle Company and Wright and Wright Printing; Huffman Prairie Flying Field; the 1905 biplane, Wright Flyer III; and the Paul Laurence Dunbar State Memorial.
    www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/aviation/daa.htm

    Fraze Pavillion

    Lincoln Park Boulevard
    Phone: 937-296-3300
    Just down the road in Kettering, some of the biggest names in musical entertainment make a stop in the Miami Valley during the summer months. The Fraze also plays host to numerous free events and festivals throughout the summer.
    www.fraze.com

    National Museum of the United States Air Force

    Located just 15 minutes away via US 35 and I-675, Dayton is proud to be the home of the world's oldest and largest aviation museum. Open 9am-5pm daily (admission is free), with over 300 aircraft and missiles on display, you will want to dedicate an entire day to see it.
    www.nationalmuseum.af.mil

    University of Dayton

    Campus operator: 937-229-1000
    As proud alums of UD, Jeff and I can't leave them off the list. This Catholic university was founded by the Marianists in 1850 and is attended annually by over 10,000 students, approximately 6,500 of whom are undergraduates. Whether you are coming for a college visit, want to pick up a souvenir sweatshirt or go to a basketball game at UD Arena, a visit to the campus of the University of Dayton and its surrounding area is time well spent.
    www.udayton.edu

  • Pet Friendly

    The Maui Suite is a "dog friendly" unit for non-shedding dogs and their owners (small daily fee). Please advise us at the time of reservation if you are traveling with a canine companion.

  • Directions

    If you live in or are familiar with the Dayton area, don’t be fooled by our address. There are 2 different "Brown Streets" in the city of Dayton. We are NOT located on the Brown St. that borders the University of Dayton or NCR. Our Brown St. is in the Oregon District, off 5th St. At one time Brown St. was one entire street, but it is now divided into 2 parts by US 35.

    From the Dayton Airport
    Exit the airport and take I-70 east to Dayton. You will then take I-75 south toward Dayton.

    From I-75
    Take I-75 to US 35 east. You will stay on US 35 for a very short time when you come upon the Jefferson/Main St. exit. Take this exit and get into the right lane. Turn right at the light at the base of the exit and stay in the right lane. The first street you can turn right onto is Green St. Turn right on Green and remain on it for 2 blocks. The first street you can turn right or left onto is Brown St. Turn left. Inn Port is the first house on your left. You may park on the right side of the street in front of the park.

    From University of Dayton
    Take Brown Street north toward downtown. You will go under the U.S. 35 overpass and through a major intersection/set of traffic lights. You will make an immediate right turn onto the next street (Green St--there is actually a white arrow painted on the ground right by the turn) . Stay on Green for until you reach a stop sign (this is our Brown St.) Make a left turn onto Brown. Inn Port is the first house on the left. You may park on the right side of the street in front of the park.

    From within the Dayton area (suburban driving)
    Take Wayne Ave. toward downtown. Turn left on Cass St. (there is an Easterling Photo Studio on that corner). Cass will appear to dead-end into a mustard yellow house. Make a slight jog to the left and continue ahead on what is called Green St. Stay on Green for 1 block until you reach Brown St. Make a right turn. Inn Port is the first house on the left. You may park on the right side of the street in front of the park.

    From downtown Dayton
    Take Main St. to 5th St. Turn east on 5th St. You will be greeted by a painted bridge that says "Oregon District." After you go under that bridge, Brown St. is the first street you can turn right onto. Between the hours of 6am and 6pm you may turn right onto Brown St. Inn Port is 2 blocks down on the right side of the street across from the park. You may park on the street in front of the brick building, past Inn Port and the alley, or you may turn around and park on the other side of the street in front of the park.

    Directions to Inn Port D'Vino

    From I-75
    Take I-75 to US 35 east. You will stay on US 35 for a very short time when you come upon the Jefferson/Main St. exit. Take this exit and get into the right lane. Turn right at the light at the base of the exit and stay in the right lane. The first street you can turn right onto is Green St. Turn right on Green and remain on it for 2 blocks. The first stop sign is Brown St. Turn left. Inn Port D’Vino is located 2 blocks down on the right at 22 Brown St. Off-street parking is available for you there in our lot, which is accessed via the one-way alley preceding the building.

    From University of Dayton
    Take Brown Street north toward downtown. You will go under the U.S. 35 overpass and through a major intersection/set of traffic lights. You will make an immediate right turn onto the next street (Green St--there is actually a white arrow painted on the ground right by the turn) . Stay on Green for until you reach a stop sign (this is our Brown St.) Make a left turn onto Brown. Inn Port D’Vino is located 2 blocks down on the right at 22 Brown St. Off-street parking is available for you there.

    From within the Dayton area (suburban driving)
    Take Wayne Ave. toward downtown. Turn left on Cass St. (there is an Easterling Photo Studio on that corner). Cass will appear to dead-end into a mustard yellow house. Make a slight jog to the left and continue ahead on what is called Green St. Stay on Green for 1 block until you reach Brown St. Make a right turn. Inn Port D’Vino is located 2 blocks down on the right at 22 Brown St. Off-street parking is available for you there.

    From downtown Dayton
    Take Main St. to 5th St. Turn east on 5th St. You will be greeted by a painted bridge that says "Oregon District." After you go under that bridge, Brown St. is the first street you can turn right onto. Inn Port D’ Vino is the historic-looking building located at 22 Brown St.—immediately on your left. Off-street parking is available for you there.