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“A horrible B&B experience”

The Lodge at Fair Oaks
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The Lodge at Fair Oaks
Stow, Ohio
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“A horrible B&B experience”
Reviewed February 9, 2008

My Bride & I wanted to celebrate our 29th wedding anniversary so I checked out "The Lodge at Fair Oaks" in New Philadelphia Ohio because its in the Entertainment Book, get a night free deal, Anyways the Web Site looked Outstanding & since it was a Special Occasion I chose the $250 a night room, Private Hot Tub, the works, anyways we were greeted very Rudely right from the start,
The "Lodge" was over run with weeds, Grass was uncut, paint peeling, outdoor Furniture was in very poor shape, ect. ect... We were both very sick to see what I have pre-paid for, we entered the room, no more then 10 minutes I was sitting on the couch while the Innkeeper ( Mary Fotheringham ) was telling us about the area when a Huge Adult Cockroach ran by my Arm on the Couch, I jumped up and killed the roach, Mary Denied it was a Roach, said its just a Bug, anyways against better Judgment we tried to make the best of it, then Checked out the Hot tub, To Little water, To Much Chlorine, We went inside the room a few minutes then decided to play Yatzee when ANOTHER Big Roach ran right in the kitchen area. I killed the roach and drove up the hill to Mary's Home, I told her and her Husband we had a Cockroach Problem and she immediately started insulting and belittling me, These are a few of the things she told me in a very rude and threatening voice:


You are LEAVING Tonight
I knew you were trouble the first time I saw you
If you ever tell anyone we have Roaches you will be sorry !!!!
Do me a favor and forget my Number

I managed to get a $200.00 refund after she told me I am NOT getting all my Money back, then she threw us out at 10:30 PM the SAME night we got there, we were pretty much forced to drive back home. I took the second roach I killed home, took pictures of it and sent it to her asking for the $52.00 balance or I will be forced to file a legal claim again her and the Lodge, I ended up having to file a claim with the Better Business Bureau to get my refund. I still have to cockroach and photo for future reference if needed.

  • Liked — NOTHING
  • Disliked — The Cockroaches
  • Stayed June 2007, traveled as a couple
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Property: The Lodge at Fair Oaks
Address: 1717 Seven Mile Dr, New Philadelphia, OH 44663-1428
Location: United States > Ohio > New Philadelphia
Amenities:
Free Breakfast
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Ranked #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in New Philadelphia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
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