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Shaw's Inn

123 North Broad Street, Lancaster, OH 43130
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Elyria, Ohio
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My car got hit in the parking lot. The hotel service told me I could make a police report but they're not going to do anything about it. I was also told it happens all the time. Cars are getting broken into and stolen. Nothing they can or will do about it. If you are going to eat make sure... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We stayed at Shaw's Inn after a day at Lilyfest in Hocking Hills. This place is a real gem and has all the amenities and charm of an older hotel. It is historic and the room was wonderful. I booked two beds and we got two adjoining rooms each having a bathroom. One room had a king size bed and... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

We have prime rib and nice salad. Good service and interesting atmosphere. Each table gets complimentary rolls-quite large and warm. They were a big hit at our table! The price was as expected- not too high for a nice place. The had run out of pie that night but we were stuffed enough.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

Great room. As a solo, I stayed in a corporate room. Very lovely and quiet. The breakfast which is included was superb, but the real treat was dinner. Fresh seafood in Ohio? Some of the best I've had.

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Holmesville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Stayed here during the week before Valentines Day weekend & we were the only people in the Hotel we usually go on or near Valentines day for Anniversary but weather was nice couple days ahead so we went Hiking in Hocking Hills State Park(had that to ourselves also) then to Lancaster for dinner & spent the night .Front desk was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I am writing this review to let you travelers know that if you are debating between this hotel and any others in the area, the choice is a no brainer. Shaw's Inn makes you feel like you stepped back into the 60's with beautiful architecture, charm, and hospitality. The hotel has an on site restaurant that serves seasonal food from... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This was the third time my husband and I have stayed at Shaw's Inn in Lancaster. It is our go-to place when we need a quick getaway from the city. This time, we stayed in one of their newly renovated rooms, the Kashmir Whirlpool Room. Below are the Pros and Cons of our stay: Pros: ~Friendly and welcoming staff ~Clean... More 

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Valley Grove, West Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

My wife and I stayed here in June for a quick mid-week get away. We found the hotel ( converted to a b&b to be old but well maintained. The suite we stayed in was equiped with bedroom, living room with hot tub and one and a half baths. The food in the resturant was exclellent and the warm cinnimon... More 

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Dartmouth, MA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

Thanks for the great Trip Advisor reviews that helped us find this place. My husband and I stayed here for a night and we loved it. Cannot understand the bad reviews, unless the reviewer didn't like the quirks of older hotels, in which case just don't stay here. It is a hotel in spite of being listed as a B&B.... More 

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OHIO, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We have been staying here and dining here for more than 20 years. It has just gotten better over the years! An overnight stay includes a full breakfast!! If you are looking for a destination or a quick trip, please try it if you are in the area!!

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