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McConnelsville, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed in a penthouse suite that had access to private rooftop patio that was shared with other rooms. Found out later anyone has access to patio. Not just the 2-3 room. So the patio was not so "private" as expected. Room and nostalgia of building is awesome. Rooms are dated which we liked, as it is historic. Attended a in...

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

I am glad that you enjoyed your stay at the Lafayette Hotel. I have shared your information with our Executive Housekeeper so that she can work with her staff to pay closer attentions to the items you noted. I would definitely recommend a Balcony room for your next stay. My favorite Balcony room is Room 215. It does not have...

Okemos, Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice, quiet and great view of the river. Everything fine but shower nozzle way too low, especially for most everyone. Also there should be two people at the reception desk. Would stay again. Thank you for preserving an important part of American history.

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

Thank you for your review. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Marietta.

Lagrange, Ohio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our room was a small penthouse room right outside the roof deck. We had a beautiful view of the Riverfront. Room as small but with the outside and view it made it okay. Our trip was to celebrate our 25th anniversary and the hotel and city filled our wants and needs. You cannot get a better location in Marietta than...

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

Thank you for your review. I Love the view from the Penthouse deck as well. Happy 25th Anniversary. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Marietta

Salem West Virginia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Ghost tour at the Layfette was very interesting and entertaining. Well worth the money. Staff were friendly and knowledgeable. Had a pizza party in the evening and breakfast was served in the morning. We stayed on the third floor---the most haunted--and we could search all night if we wanted to for supernatural happenings.

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

Thank you for your review. It was our first time doing the Ghost hunting tour. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the tour. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Marietta.

Yorktown, Virginia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great hotel,great service, food was really good cheap prices,wonderful view of river,historic town and very charming people. Enjoyed it very much. There is so much to see and do in this great town. Would like to stay at this hotel while steamboat festival is going on . Can't wait till delta queen comes here for a visit.

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

Thank you for your review. Great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Lafayette Hotel. The Sternwheel Festival is a great time to come to Marietta. Although the City is extremely busy, there is a lot of different activities going on through out the weekend. We do have a long waitlist for that weekend but we...

OHio
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed one night while friend's daughter was visiting Marietta College. Stayed in Twin bed room with thin walls,but the hotel is historic so expect the creaks. SHOUT OUT TO JENNIFER at the lounge bar for excellent service!! Can view the river from room,walking distance to shops and restaurants! Only down sides were it gets confusing to exit the rooms and...

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

Thank you for the wonderful review. Jennifer is a great asset to our staff. I will be sure to pass on your positive feedback to her. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Marietta.

Dublin, California
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I arrived at the hotel long after dark after a two-hour drive from the Columbus airport. After parking at the adjacent parking lot, I noticed that the hotel was very dark. When I approached the front door and saw so few lights inside, I worried that the hotel was closed, but I tested the door and it opened, so I...

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

This was the first time we did the "Ghost Hunt" tour. We had a great turn out and people really enjoyed it. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for the wonderful feedback. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Marietta.

Ohio
Reviewed 13 February 2017

My wife and I have stayed at this hotel 2 times. Both stays have been a wonderful experience. It is a historic hotel with lots of charm. The rooms have always been very clean and well maintained. The beds have been very comfortable. It does offer a safe in the room. The hotel is over 100yrs old so you may...

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

I am so glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Marietta.

Lancaster, Ohio, United States
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I booked a penthouse for the night of our anniversary. The place is beautiful and the room was very comfortable! We loved our stay here and the view of the river is great. I can't wait to go back when it's warmer and take some of the tours!

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

Happy Anniversary! I am so glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Marietta.

Akron, Ohio
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Stayed in the king parlor room on the third floor - great views of the river, fantastic location near other restaurants, right by a jogging/biking trail. In warmer weather, the outdoor penthouse balcony deck would be lovely to enjoy. Historic hotel, as other reviewers have noted. Room was decorated with quaint period furniture, and everything was clean. The four poster...

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

I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay. I would like to apologize for the unwelcome feel that you received from the front desk staff. I will work with the management staff at the desk to make sure the issue is addressed. I hope that you have the opportunity to stay with us again and hopefully you will experience a much...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Riverview Lounge
Riverview Lounge
Cuisines: Bar, Pub
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre 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 St, Marietta, OH 45750-3124
Region: United States > Ohio > Marietta
Price Range: RM310 - RM3,379 (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
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