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The Lafayette

101 Front Street, Marietta, OH 45750
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The Lafayette
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Ranked #5 of 10 Hotels in Marietta
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week 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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Great Mills, Maryland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We held a rehearsal diner in the Sternwell room. The atmosphere of the historic hotel was wonderful. The staff were very accommodating and friendly. we made arrangements for the diner from long distance so my wife and I were a little anxious about what we would expect. Everything turn out perfectly. They allowed us plenty of time to set room... More 

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Grand Haven, Michigan
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80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent one night here while traveling through, and we loved the experience. Our room was the king suite with a balcony overlooking the Ohio River. The wraparound balcony is a wonderful place to enjoy a morning cup of coffee while taking in the scenery along the river. Pros: the furniture is comprised of beautiful antiques. The... More 

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Granville, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Enjoyed a weekend in scenic Marietta as a family get away. This hotel has much that's of interest, the history, architecture, location. We stayed in a king parlor and had a sweeping view of the river. the room was great, roomy and comfortable with a homey feel. the hotel is old and has charm. the only negative was the young... More 

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North Hills, Pennsylvania, United States
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16 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

The good: very nice large room, clean, worth the price, nice view, bar on site. Restaurant on site. Very nice friendly wait staff at the Gun Room restaurant. Nice view of the river. Wonderful little shops up and down front street. The Buckley house, very nice place to eat and excellent food and good service. This is a fantastic older... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 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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Ohio
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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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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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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