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The Lafayette

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   101 Front Street, Marietta, OH 45750
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My sisters, a friend and I went to visit Marietta, Oh and decided to stay at the Lafayette. So glad we did, it was a beautiful old hotel. It was very clean and well kept for its age. With lots of old furniture, which I would call antiques, and a lot of history and stories to go with it. Yes... More

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Dayton, Ohio
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15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've read several reviews of this property, and some of them make me just shake my head. This is a lovely place! Somebody complains that the furniture in the lobby isn't antique, just old. Well, the hotel doesn't claim it's antique. It fits the hotel, it's clean and well-cared-for, and very comfortable ... exactly what the place aspires to be.... More

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New Jersey
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158 reviews 158 reviews
40 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love old hotels that have a history. Marietta has a steamboat history and the hotel has displays about this. I had a queen room on the 4th floor which faced the side of the street. It was nice until Bigfoot checked into the room above me. I didn't mine the noise during the afternoon but at 2:30 in the... More

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Huntington, West Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I stayed at the lafayette because I heard it was a neat place with cool things to look at, We'll that's about all it is. The hotel has seen better days, the rooms are small and smell musty. Furniture is not as antique as you would think but just worn out. And as far as service goes good luck with... More

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Lake Wales
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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We were traveling with our grand girls to visit family in Northeastern Ohio. We wanted the girls to see some of the surrounding areas that their Grandpa had worked on the bridges in his younger days. :) Truly, a remarkable old grand dame of a historical hotel.Grandpa enjoyed the old libation room, it gave him some moments of respite from... More

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Bay Village, Ohio, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I've stayed there twice and I think overall it is a nice hotel. As you can tell from the title there are a few things to be aware of but I'll talk about what I like first. There is a restaurant and bar in the hotel. The food is surprisingly good with very reasonable prices. You can get anything from... More

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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46 reviews 46 reviews
13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We really enjoyed our overnight stay in the Lafayette Riverboat Hotel. The hotel has a very interesting history and lots of fun and interesting features-artifacts. Our room was nicely decorated in period style. The bathroom was on the small side(old hotel) and the gray, burgandy and pink decor was ...interesting! The room was comfortable, although we had hoped to get... More

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Ohio
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229 reviews 229 reviews
7 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I stayed here while looking for a place to move into in Marietta. It is an old building with very few amenities, but it is conveniently located downtown on the river. The price was decent and the hotel, rooms, and bathrooms are kept with antiques which makes for a unique stay. Only word of caution is the rooms and bathrooms... More

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Amherst, Massachusetts
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

For those interested in 19th Century accommodations with 21st Century amenities, look no further than the Hotel Lafayette in Marietta, Ohio. Sitting on the banks of the Ohio River where it meets the Muskingdum, this grand hotel retains most of its original charm with just enough updates to satisfy the picky traveler. The first floor pub is well appointed and... More

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Fairfield, Ohio
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8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We chose this hotel so it would be convenient to boat rides, Fenton glass company, and Blennerhausett Island. The location is great and it really feels like "stepping back into history". The outside looks rough but the interior of the hotel is something to see! We ate at both the bar and the restaurant and both were good! For breakfast,... 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*
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