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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Leo P Midway, Ohio, United States
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cincinnati, Ohio
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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317 reviews 317 reviews
146 hotel reviews
199 helpful votes 199 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
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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
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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24 helpful votes 24 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

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
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

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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73 reviews 73 reviews
11 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

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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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:
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Lafayette Hotel Marietta
The Lafayette Marietta, Ohio
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