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The Lafayette

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   101 Front Street, Marietta, OH 45750
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Ranked #4 of 10 Hotels in Marietta
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days 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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Huntington, West Virginia, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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17 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 The Hotel is grand and ornate, though a bit outdated.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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was driving thru to NC and it got dark with severe rains. Many hotels were booked up or WAY overpriced. Just what I was looking for. A reasonably-priced, clean, safe, comfortable place to lay my head. The atmosphere and nostalgia was quite a bonus. It is not right off the highway, but not too far off. Other hotels were... More

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Milton Keynes
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57 reviews 57 reviews
50 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely old hotel right on the banks of the Ohio River. Fast friendly check in and parking no problem. Lovely river view room which was clean and bed very comfy. We had the breakfast which is included in the morning in the Gun Room which was very good. Had a walk along the river and also visited the Marietta Brewing... More

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Benirrama
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73 reviews 73 reviews
11 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had not realised when I booked this hotel that the rooms were themed on the old riverboats that plied the river yards from the hotel. Quirky, amusing and very comfortable rooms. This hotels public rooms are large and high ceilinged in the style of the 1850s and are perfectly charming. The location on the end of the main street,... More

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Akron
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126 reviews 126 reviews
40 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We had reservations for a King room with parlor which faces the river. The room was in the corner of the building and had a very high four poster bed. The room had a new TV and a large bathroom. Check in was very fast even though the lobby was very busy due to Steamboat days starting the next morning.... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Historical flashback. Sitting in the dining room, drink in the lounge & walking the hallways will put your mind back a century. If u dont perceive these things, give ur brain a reboot. We just left and have already decided this will be a regular stop for us as we pass thru for our north/south migration to escape the cold... More

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Mount Gilead, Ohio
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Wow, what a great place to stay. Our family has stayed her a few times, as we have relatives nearby, and we enjoy our stay every time. I have read the reviews about how outdated the hotel is and all I have to say is DUH!! If you are looking for something chic and new, look elsewhere. We stay here... More

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West Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We turned up at the hotel without a reservation having tried several neighboring bed and breakfasts that we found were fully booked. A townsperson said the hotel was clean and we should try it. We did. The location is lovely, on the banks of the Ohio and close to good restaurants etc. The person at the desk was pleasant and... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Read a couple negative reviews. I think I know which floor you stayed on. Do NOT stay on 3rd floor! It is VERY musty smelling. Am going to mention it to manager when we check out tomorrow. Anyway, we're on 4, and couldn't be happier . Clean,quiet,nostalgic, great town to visit! Recommend the stern wheeler tour on the rivers. So... 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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