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Indianapolis, Indiana
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57 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The best thing about this hotel is location. It's right across the street from the lake and we enjoyed being able to eat breakfast outside overlooking the water. The hotel and rooms themselves though were pretty dated and not the cleanest. There was still trash in the wastebasket from the previous occupant and the bathroom wasn't cleaned as well as... More 

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Marion, Ohio
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Our first view of the hotel included a large For Sale sign that made us leary from the get-go. The interior of the hotel is very dated with very dark hallways. The plus side is the outside is clean and grounds look well kept and in close proximity to the Marblehead Lighthouse. However, our main disappointments began with the toilet... More 

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Toledo
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

This was the perfect place for us to stay after a day on Kelley's Island. KI has ONLY one hotel which requires a 2 night min on weekends. Otherwise you have to stay at a B&B, which is not our style. The Lighthouse Resort is 1.1 miles from the ferry dock on Marblehead, making it a perfect location! There is... More 

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Akron, OH
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16 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

This could be a fabulous little place but sadly it is not. Had encounters w 2 front desk clerks and both seemed like they would rather be somewhere else. When we first went into the room it smelled very old, stale and stuffy. At first glance bedspread looked old. Then my husband noticed none of the trash was emptied. We... More 

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Lagrange, Ohio
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Spent a whole week there. We have stayed here for the last five years. Great accommodations, good food, pool, & awesome staff. Great place for family or business stays! Reasonable rates. Beautiful water views.

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Thank Liz K
Columbus, Ohio
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016

I went to a reception at the lighthouse center. When you first walk in the door you get hit with a terrible damp, musty smell. The staff that served us were great! The other funny thing was that you had to leave the center and walk to the hotel to use a bathroom. There was no bathroom in the center.... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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99 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

Yikes, where do I start! First the coming in; not a warm welcome but I need to have your license plate number and see your driver's license! We have traveled all over the States and other countries and never asked to see our driver's license! The place needs renovation from top to bottom: hall carpeting filthy, room beds uncomfortable and... More 

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2 Thank Peg A
Sneads Ferry, North Carolina
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2015

This is not a resort, rather an outdated motel. We had booked a three night stay because we were attending a wedding nearby. The hall was dark and not the best carpet. Upon arriving at our room, we first noticed the musty smell and the frayed edges on the curtains. The bed had an old comforter on it and an... More 

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1 Thank metzl
Toledo, Ohio
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 August 2015

We came to the Lighthouse Resort for a wedding in Marblehead, Ohio, with the reception in Catawba. When we first checked in, we thought it was going to be nice, although we only picked up the keys and left for the wedding ceremony. When we got back, we headed up to the room. Things were fine. We had gotten a... More 

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1 Thank mikeschmitz
Cleveland, Ohio
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for my class reunion. The beds were the worst ever. Thought I was sleeping on concrete. And the bedding was disgusting - like they bought them after the military used them. Ridiculous rules! Met some of my old classmates before the event and brought our own beer to sit outside. We were "in trouble" not allowed to drink... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Lighthouse Resort

Address: 614 E Main St, Marblehead, OH 43440-2234
Region: United States > Ohio > Marblehead
Number of rooms: 65
Also Known As:
The Lighthouse Hotel Marblehead
Lighthouse Hotel Marblehead
The Lighthouse Resort Ohio/Marblehead
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“Stay away!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles mikeschmitz, 27 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The suites have lake front views. We stayed in the largest suite which had two rooms three bathrooms and a full kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles amysC8485LO, 27 May 2015 | Read review
“It's gross. Just gross. And the power went out. And there were bugs and webs all over the outside of the hotel windows you got to look at when you climb the dirty stairs going to your room on the inside. Uncaring employees. Jacuzzi tub was nice. Probably because nobody stays long enough to use it.”
 of 5 bubbles 2longislands, 15 Jul 2014 | Read review
“If you have to stay here, make sure you are away from the bar and have a view of the lake”
 of 5 bubbles laurmich96, 8 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Book early, room fill up fast.”
 of 5 bubbles Sherri049, 30 Aug 2013 | Read review
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