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The Lafayette

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101 Front Street, Marietta, OH 45750
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Sandy Bay, Honduras
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I loved my stay here. The room was very small but I loved the river boat theme it had. I stayed on a snowy day and really enjoyed laying in bed watching the snow come down. It is a good relaxing stay.... very quiet and easy to find. Plenty of places to eat around there too.

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Sheila R, General Manager at The Lafayette, responded to this review

Thank you for you feedback. I was very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us in January. Now that its July we miss those snowy days in January, course in January we'll miss those warmer days from July :) We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Marietta. We have several different room types... More 

Bellefontaine, Ohio
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I jumped on our motorcycle to take a ride on Ohio's Triple Nickle. The ride travels between Zanesville and Belpre. True to Harley tradition, we stopped in at the nearby Athen's Harley Davidson store. The guy checking us out at the register asked what our plans were and we told him we were open to suggestions. He... More 

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Sheila R, General Manager at The Lafayette, responded to this review

Thank you so much for you feedback. The River Roar weekend is an Awesome time to come to Marietta. We are so Thankful that the gentleman from the Harley Store sent you are way. We look forward to your next visit to Marietta & hope that you enjoy another great adventure during your visit. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wanted to show our grandchildren were our family started out living in Ohio, location and charm couldn't have been better. Our room had a king size bed, queen sleeper sofa and one and one half bath. Lobby was charming, clean and bright. Breakfast and Wi-Fi were included.

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Sheila R, General Manager at The Lafayette, responded to this review

Thank you for you Feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your time here with your family. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Marietta. More 

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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the Lafayette while on a weekend getaway. We enjoyed the Lafayette period decor and easy access to the beautiful downtown of Marietta! Our accommodations were clean and comfortable although room set up was somewhat quirky due to when it was built but location and quaintness made up for that. Would stay here again in... More 

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Sheila R, General Manager at The Lafayette, responded to this review

I am so glad to hear you enjoyed for stay here at the Lafayette. Thank you for you feedback. We look forward to you next visit. More 

Fairborn, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

First, my room was a "Cabin Room" a long somewhat narrow room with a double bed, period lighting sconces and ceiling lamps, a nice desk and storage drawers, a settee, and a fully adequate bathroom with shower. Very nicely apointed and compfortable, with a nice medium sized flat screen TV. The Lafayette is an early 1900s old-style multi-story hotel. If... More 

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Sheila R, General Manager at The Lafayette, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your stay at the Lafayette Hotel. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Marietta. More 

Denver, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Stayed here one night in May 2016. We were driving back from the Falling Water House to Indianapolis, and I thought we would try this place instead of a chain hotel. The hotel was built around 1920, and it has some character--a nice lobby with antiques from the riverboat area and also a nice bar just off the lobby. The... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

We were in the area to do some zip lining and took the opportunity to stay at one of our favorite, quirky hotels. We had a different room this time, a Queen River View in the newer section ("new" being a relative term). Quietest room we've ever stayed in. Very bright, clean and comfortable with a nice bathroom. Bed was... More 

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Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

We stayed over Halloween weekend and attended their costume party as well. The rooms are furnished with antique style and amenities are provided in the bathroom. The staff are wonderfully friendly and the restaurant is well priced, considering breakfast is not part of the stay. If you are looking for a nice stay in a unique hotel, this is the... More 

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Lebanon, OH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Our room was huge with king bed and two bathrooms, old cabinet with tv and smaller tv on ledge. Place is very old and only complaint was the lobby stunk (musty and nursing homeish smell). Front desk folks were nice and polite. My wife was scared at first because the place is sorta creepy at first due to its age.... More 

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Youngstown, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

I planned to stop during the return from a car trip to break up the drive. I checked in about 7:30 PM on Sunday night to find that the restaurant was closed so I ordered take out from the lounge. Service and food were good. My room was small and oddly configured to resemble a steamship room. The bed was... More 

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Amenities

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Lafayette Hotel offers a delicate blend of the past and present. Decorated in exquisite Victorian riverboat era furnishing. Enjoy a great meal in the legendary Gunroom Restaurant or in the Riverview Lounge. Just outside awaits beautiful Marietta and all it's Museums & Downtown shops. A stay at the Lafayette is one of the surest ways to travel back in time, to an era when riverboats ruled the waterways. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lafayette

Address: 101 Front Street, Marietta, OH 45750
Location: United States > Ohio > Marietta
Price Range: $76 - $101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lafayette 3*
Number of rooms: 77
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The Lafayette Hotel Marietta
Lafayette Hotel Marietta
The Lafayette Marietta, Ohio
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