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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1 North Main Street, Fond du Lac, WI 54935 (Formerly Ramada Plaza Hotel)
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Retlaw Plaza
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Ranked #6 of 13 Hotels in Fond du Lac
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Extremely poor customer service. Problems with billing. Housekeeping knocking on door, with so not disturbs sign on it) more than 45 min before required check out time. And then again 15 min before check out.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We won a new years eve package to stay at the hotel and have dinner. We had a bit of trouble checking in but when we finally got our room we found out it was the "haunted" room, which by the way is not and we had no kind of crazy weird experiences! Thank goodness.. The room was nice a... More 

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Austinburg, Ohio
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14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I've stayed here a few times. I used to live in Fond du Lac and still have family in the area. If i'm not staying with relatives, I usually stay here. Just because, to me, it is a Fond du Lac landmark, like Lakeside Park is. I know there are other probably nicer and less-expensive hotels to stay at, but... More 

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Mount Vernon, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This hotel is a great place to stay and has a convenient downtown location with all of the bars, shops and restaurants within walking distance. It's a bit outdated and could use some improvements but all in all not a bad place. The heater in the room was super loud and the bathroom sink didn't drain very well. There were... More 

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Redgranite, Wisconsin, United States
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9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Stayed here again for a wedding in town. It is old school but clean. Very quiet place to stay. So quiet we slept to late and missed the free breakfast which I heard was great. Would recommend to anyone wanting to be centrally located.

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

went here because of the haunted room. Stayed in room 717 with all our equipment going. Dead as door nails. On the other hand, very nice hotel with excellent breakfast. Rooms are well kept up, very quiet hotel I have ever stayed in. Would recommend to anyone.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We stayed four nights at the Retlaw. If you like old hotels this would be a great place to stay. We loved the way the hotel looked and you can't beat the location. The rooms were clean and the staff was friendly. The place is dated but that's what we wanted. If you want modern and boring go stay at... More 

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Panama City, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The Retlaw Plaza Hotel has a bit of charm, but the charm is overshadowed by the need to modernize their facilities. Rooms, while not decrepit, need to be freshened up and bathrooms could use a bit of rehab. It seems to be straight out of the 1960s. TVs are very small screen CRT type as well. On the positive side,... More 

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Chicago
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53 reviews 53 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This is one of the old Schroeder hotels that were located throughout the upper Midwest, beginning in the 1920s. The Schroeder (now Hilton) in Milwaukee, the Northland in Green Bay, and others. The Retlaw has been undergoing restoration, with the lobby and balcony area beautifully redone. There is a free parking garage run by the city just next door, and... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Stayed last weekend for a wedding and honestly was looking forward to some spooky activity. Unfortunately other than just a creepy feeling, nothing. We checked in in less than 5 minutes and went up to our room on the 6th floor. The room was exactly what we needed....nothing fancy, but clean. In the morning we had a wonderful breakfast of... More 

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Address: 1 North Main Street, Fond du Lac, WI 54935 (Formerly Ramada Plaza Hotel)
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Fond du Lac
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Retlaw Plaza 3*
Number of rooms: 132
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