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Alexandria, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel is ok and seems intent on keeping its atmosphere similar to the steamboat era. BUT it has been smokey everyday and the management will tell you it doesn't smell like smoke despite everyone (including 5 people in our room smelling it). We will need to wash our clothes after we leave. Stay at your own risk if you... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice location but the rooms are shabby, small, and uncomfortable. If I was to go back and visit the area, I would have stayed in another hotel. I did not want to shower or walk on carpet with bare feet. They have some nice historical rooms and furnishings but I could have experienced that walking through lobby or having a... More 

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Twinsburg, Ohio
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for The Festival on Sept 10th, had the buffet at the Lafayette Hotel and was quite surprised as I do not normally like buffets. Appetizers, salad, peel and eat shrimp and great desserts. With a storm coming in before the fireworks the hotel accommodated many people seeking shelter from the rain and the workers were very nice.

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

The Sternwheel Festival is an Amazing time to visit Marietta. The rain put a little damper on the activities However the show went on and the fireworks were great as usual. Im so glad that you enjoyed our buffet. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Marietta. More 

Villa Ballester, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent 2 nights here this week and it was great, the room are clean and comfortable and the staff is friendly and attentive. Everything you need is right here in the hotel, bar, restaurant and good room service. Also it provides a beautiful view of the Ohio River. I would recommend this place to all.

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

Thank you for your feedback and for taking the time to write a review. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Marietta. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here many years ago, 1992, but I still remember how nice it was. Went on a three day golf trip with several friends. The first day it rained, so we spent the afternoon hanging around the bar area. The rain ended late afternoon so we all we to eat. We found several very nice eateries within a couple... More 

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

I was very glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Lafayette. We haven't had hardly any rain at all this year. You must have brought it with you:). We look forward to seeing you and your wife on your next visit to Marietta. More 

Knoxville, Tennessee
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok. I did not stay here but my wife and her mother did so I get to leave the feedback. They loved the hotel, location, food and bar! Good value. They would stay here again in a New York minute. They ARE from WNY.

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Maybe next time you will get to come along with them :) We look forward to seeing you all on your next visit to Marietta. More 

ohio
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed at The Lafayette numerous times.Rooms are small,but quaint..lovely antiques.Its located right on the Ohio River.Ask for a riverside room so you can watch the occasional Stern wheeler go by! Some nice restaurants nearby.A great place to go when you just want to get away..

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for your return trips back to the Lafayette. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit. More 

Royal Oak, Michigan, United States
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

We were very excited to come and even more excited to see the hotel in person. Everything about this trip calls us back. The hotel an town has ask much rich . history. The restaurant an bar have reasonably priced, delicious food. Staff is wonderful, we can't wait to return with friends!! Don't miss this gem

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

I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay at the Lafayette Hotel. I also love all of the History the hotel and the town has to offer. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Marietta. More 

Greensboro, North Carolina
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Hotel is historic! So rooms are smaller as well as bathrooms. If you want new and modern, try another hotel. Lots of charm throughout the lobby and public rooms. Perfect downtown location on the confluence of two rivers.

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

We are very glad to hear you enjoyed your stay at the Lafayette. We look forward to your next visit to Marietta. More 

Columbus, Ohio
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150 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

For an old hotel it was a nice visit. We paid twice as much as most rooms as this was all that was available. We could see the river a bit and had a parlor with two bathrooms! The furniture smelled a bit of old wood. The elevator was slow, hot, and small. There were apparatly no carts in the... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to type up a review. All of your feedback is very helpful to us. We do have luggage carts available, I apologize that one wasn't available for you to use. For any future stays please check with our front desk staff if one is not available and they will help with locating one for... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
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 St, Marietta, OH 45750-3124
Location: United States > Ohio > Marietta
Price Range: $76 - $102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lafayette 3*
Number of rooms: 77
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Lafayette Hotel Marietta
The Lafayette Marietta, Ohio
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