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The Lafayette

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   101 Front Street, Marietta, OH 45750
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Ranked #5 of 10 Hotels in Marietta
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For the past few years I have checked out a few different New Year's Eve packages. The Lafayette was not my first choice this year however after changes in plans it was a delightful option. The Lafayette is a classic riverboat hotel it has a beautiful entry,great bar area and restaurant. Rooms are not the modern sleek rooms most people... More 

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12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for a drink on New Year's Eve. Great crowd. Great service from the wait staff. Old building with lots of charm. The locals call in the Lay-Flat. It has great views of the Ohio River and books up years in advance for their annual Sternwheeler festival in September.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Let me begin by telling you what this hotel is not. It is not a reproduction of a riverboat era hotel, it's the real deal, meaning you may see a spot or two of pealing wallpaper or a door jam that doesn't quite match up, or even an unlevel hallway floor. That's all just a part of it's charm. My... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I had read the online reviews and must say that this was nothing like what many others said. It was one of the worst and poorly maintained hotels that I have ever stayed in. It could be returned to its glory days, but not without millions of dollars. All of the carpet is old needs repair. The furniture is worn... More 

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Midway, Ohio, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This Hotel is a gem from the opulence of the riverboat era. It is a great demonstration of the period. If you keep this in mind you will not be disappointed in the hotel. If I ever hear anything negative about it the negativity is the room size. Remember this is true to the time and with so much to... More 

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Springfield, Ohio
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147 hotel reviews
202 helpful votes 202 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We stayed at the Lafayette for two nights and enjoyed it. The rooms are not sparkling and new but are good. The biggest positives are its location, which is right at the confluence of the Ohio and Muskingum Rivers and has some river view rooms. There are a lot of neat little shops on Front Street and you can walk... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My husband and I love the Lafayette. We have headed there for our last two anniversary weekends. It has been very clean both times, and the view of the river was great. There is a historical charm about the hotel that cannot be beat, and we enjoy that there are two different restaurants to eat in right within the hotel.... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Went to the hotel on a short getaway. My friend heard it was a Haunted Hotel. We booked a King room river view with balcony that went around two sides of he building. The room was large with great view of the city and the river. The bathroom had large whirl pool tub, Plenty of hot water. Room came with... More 

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Huntington, West Virginia, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

It's an okay place to stay. My mom wanted to stay here because it was historic and she enjoyed it. Our room was a nice small room with a river boat theme it was even dedicated to an old house keeper. We stayed two nights and for just the two of use we didn't need much room, though I would... More 

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Marietta, Ohio
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The Lafayette Hotel is the signature, old-time Riverfront Hotel of the Mid-Ohio Valley. Located at the junction of the Ohio and Muskingum Rivers, it stands where the old Bellevue Hotel used to stand. The Hotel is grand and ornate, though a bit outdated. Rooms seem to be currently in the process of being re-done. There is a series of smaller... More 

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Address: 101 Front Street, Marietta, OH 45750
Location: United States > Ohio > Marietta
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lafayette 3*
Number of rooms: 98
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Also Known As:
The Lafayette Hotel Marietta
Lafayette Hotel Marietta
The Lafayette Marietta, Ohio
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Marietta
#3 Romantic Hotel in Marietta

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