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The Lighthouse Inn

3704 East Lake Road, Erie, PA 16511
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

The wife and I loved the place as it was reminiscent of the glory days of the old motor inns. The room was clean and comfortable and up to modern day standards with a nice blend of yesteryear charm. I kept imagining I would walk out the door and see the parking lot full of classic cars. The inn is... More 

Thank moffam938
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

My husband and I stayed over at this motel 2 weeks ago. It was very clean and the bed was REALLY soft..SO nice! It's a little dated but for the price it's perfect for a couple night stay. The wineries are only about 10 minutes away and Presque Isle 15 minutes. Easy check in and check out. When we visit... More 

Thank brookeh68
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21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

This is an older motel, but well-kept and cared for. The price was more than reasonable, considering prices at other hotels, and our dog got to stay for a refundable deposit which is almost unheard of anymore. We had two double beds, a small desk, TV, dresser, one nightstand, coffee maker, fridge and microwave. The room and bathroom were average... More 

1 Thank jerrid96
Erie, PA
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Nicely decorated with nautical theme. Waitresses very friendly and helpful. Good breakfast. Nice neighborhood with creek across one road, a small town park across other and Lake Erie close by. We were here for a Mother's Day breakfast - we wanted to patronize a local place rather than a chain restaurant. We just came for the restaurant and didn't stay... More 

1 Thank bypan
Bulger, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Stayed here for two nights . Found the place via an internet search, as we were looking for somewhere to stay that wouldn't break the bank. Located in a quiet residential area, only a 10 minute drive from Downtown Erie, 15 minutes or so from Presque Isle, Waldameer, and other fun spots. The place was clean, had a restaurant on-site... More 

1 Thank ChristineH1978
Salt Lake City, Utah
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Great prices...clean (but modest) rooms. Friendly staff. Great way to avoid the high prices of motels near I-90. Rooms are clean, modest. Location of motel is in a nice residential area and 5 minute walk to Lake Erie.

2 Thank rlamp1
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

This little motel was pretty much what I expected. It was a bit dated and there were some cosmetic issues in the room, but it was clean and the owner Jackie was very nice. The beds were surprisingly comfy. Breakfast was not included but the food at the restaurant was good and inexpensive. (Breakfast and lunch hours only) There was... More 

2 Thank RDubs2014
Canton Ga
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

Since my brother lives close to this property, we stay here about once a year. It is run down, outdated, the furniture is worn, but it IS close. That stops this year! The price on this motel is as high as the chains out on Route 90, but that's where the similarities stop. I won't put up with the shortcomings... More 

2 Thank Klaproth

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

Rooms are clean and comfortable. Jackie who is the owner is friendly and helpful - made lunch for me although lunch time was over - gave directions to reach my destination and also planned my evening dinner cos am vegetarian .... Very basic motel and dont expect anything other than a average comfortable room to sleep over during the night...tv... More 

Thank Amrut A
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

The rooms were very clean and the bed was comfortable. Each room has a coffee maker and a fridge. I would have preferred an iron and a hairdryer. We had told them we would be arriving very late, and they just left the rooms unlocked with the keys on the desk. We didn't actually see anyone in the hotel until... More 

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