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The Lighthouse Resort

614 E Main St., Marblehead, OH 43440
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Cleveland, Ohio
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

Yikes, where do I start! First the coming in; not a warm welcome but I need to have your license plate number and see your driver's license! We have traveled all over the States and other countries and never asked to see our driver's license! The place needs renovation from top to bottom: hall carpeting filthy, room beds uncomfortable and... More 

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Holly Ridge, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

This is not a resort, rather an outdated motel. We had booked a three night stay because we were attending a wedding nearby. The hall was dark and not the best carpet. Upon arriving at our room, we first noticed the musty smell and the frayed edges on the curtains. The bed had an old comforter on it and an... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

We came to the Lighthouse Resort for a wedding in Marblehead, Ohio, with the reception in Catawba. When we first checked in, we thought it was going to be nice, although we only picked up the keys and left for the wedding ceremony. When we got back, we headed up to the room. Things were fine. We had gotten a... More 

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Thank mikeschmitz
Cleveland, Ohio
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for my class reunion. The beds were the worst ever. Thought I was sleeping on concrete. And the bedding was disgusting - like they bought them after the military used them. Ridiculous rules! Met some of my old classmates before the event and brought our own beer to sit outside. We were "in trouble" not allowed to drink... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

My wife and I were looking for a motel on Lake Erie for the weekend and stayed on Sunday and Monday night, and on Sunday we were the only ones in the entire building, kind of spooky. The place was clean and the whirlpool tub was nice, staff friendly enough. I am giving it a lower rating because it is... More 

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Thank Russell C
Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I read the reviews after staying at this resort and I was shocked by all the negativity because my family and I did not experience one problem. The motel was nice with a restaurant in the facility along with a small gift shop. Despite the other posts the lighthouse is in walking distance...it is 1000 feet away. As far as... More 

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2 Thank Amy S
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Very attentive staff, super clean rooms! All meals provided for our groups weekend. Served in conference center on site . The grounds were impeccable and beautifully landscaped. The conference center was a great private space . Evening included a fire pit gathering . Highly recommend and I will return this season again !!

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 via mobile

All of the negative reviews about this place is so true! This hotel is way overpriced. The elevator didn't even work half of the time. The soda machine in the hall had warm outdated soda in it. The bed was the hardest bed I have ever slept on. The place was just terrible!

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5 Thank Bethany A
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We stayed here for a wedding and thought it would be nice to be walking distance to the Lighthouse. Negative.. The lighthouse you have to drive to so don't stay here just for that. The power went out while we were there nobody cared even after we contacted the hotel. We still have yet to hear from anyone so I... More 

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2 Thank 2longislands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

One reviewer was correct in their stating this hotel is highly overpriced for what is accommodated. This is basically a motel, not a hotel or resort. Just a motel. Just about the quality of a 60.00 motel and no more. At least free WiFi is provided.

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