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Frequently Asked Questions

We hope to address some frequently asked questions regarding The Lafayette Hotel to assist you.

  • Why book directly on The Lafayette Hotel website?

    When you make a reservation through The Lafayette Hotel website, you're ensuring that all the revenue generated goes directly to supporting a local Marietta business while minimizing the commissions paid to online travel agencies. This in turn enables us to reinvest more into our hotel and support our local community.

    Other benefits of booking directly on our website are that you can rest assured that you're getting the best available rate on the internet. Additionally, you'll receive the following benefits:

    • There are no hidden fees or extra charges when you make a reservation on our website.

    • We guarantee that you won't find a lower rate on any other website.

    • You'll have access to exclusive promotions and offers in the future.

    • The most extensive and detailed information about our property is only available on our website.

    Planning your visit through our website is the optimal method to ensure an unforgettable experience.

  • What are your check-in and check-out times?
    Our check-in time is scheduled for 3pm and check-out time is at 11am. In case you need to change the timings, kindly contact our Front Desk at least 48 hours prior to your check-in time to verify if such changes are feasible. You can get in touch with us via phone on 740-373-5522.
  • What are the amenities offered at the hotel?
    At The Lafayette Hotel, we offer a great range of amenities which you can explore by visiting our Amenities page
  • What is the cancellation policy?
    Our cancellation policy notes that you must cancel within 24-hours of your booking for a full refund if you booked directly through The Lafayette Hotel website. However if you have booked through an online travel agency such as Booking.com or Expedia.com – please check your booking receipt as they have non-refundable bookings based on the time you booked. If you have booked through other websites, please read their terms and conditions for cancellations thoroughly.
  • Is there a fitness center or pool on site?
    The Lafayette Hotel provides a fitness center situated on the ground floor. To use the fitness center, please visit the Front Desk for the access key. Our hotel does not have a pool on the premises.
  • Do you offer free Wi-Fi?
    Complimentary Wi-Fi is available for our guests at the hotel.
  • Do you offer airport shuttle service?

    The Lafayette Hotel provides airport transportation service from the hotel to the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport (PKB), situated in Parkersburg, West Virginia, which is about 7 miles away from Marietta. The estimated travel time is 15-20 minutes. To arrange for this service, kindly notify our Front Desk staff at least 48 hours before your travel date, and we will be pleased to assist you. Fees may apply.

    Other nearby airports include the Port Columbus International Airport (CMH) in Columbus Ohio, which is about 2.5 hours away, and the Pittsburgh international Airport (PIT) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, which is approximately 2 and a half hours away.

  • Are pets allowed, and if so, what are the pet policies and fees?
    Our hotel welcomes pets, subject to a $50 deposit which is payable in advance. Prior to checking out, our housekeeping team will inspect your room for any damages caused by your pet. If there are damages, we will either retain your deposit or request additional payment from you.
  • Is breakfast included in the room rate?
  • What is the cost of parking?
    The Lafayette Hotel provides free parking to all our guests for the entire length of their stay.
  • Do you offer room service or a restaurant on site?
    We provide room service during specific days and times of the week. To learn more about the availability of our room service during your stay, kindly contact our Front Desk for additional information.
  • Are there any special deals or packages currently available?
    We frequently update our exclusive deals and packages. To obtain more information, you may visit our Offers & Packages page.
  • What are the nearby attractions and restaurants?

    The city of Marietta, Ohio is renowned for numerous historic and natural tourist sites. You may discover these places on our Experiences page.

    Additionally, our hotel that boasts a rich history has three well-known dining and drinking options: The Gun Room, Café Lafayette, and Riverfront Bar & Grill. To learn more about these options, you can refer to their respective pages.

  • Is there a business center available for guests?
    Our hotel does not have a business center available for our guests. Nevertheless, if you require any business center services during your stay, such as printing or scanning, our Front Desk is always available to help. Please feel free to contact a Front Desk associate for these services.
  • Are there any smoking rooms available?
    At the Lafayette Hotel, smoking, vaping, and drug use or possession are strictly prohibited on our premises. Guests who are found to have smoked or vaped in their rooms will be subject to a $250 fine, and if any drugs or paraphernalia are discovered, our management will take appropriate action or alert law enforcement.
  • Is the hotel accessible for guests with disabilities?
    Our hotel is equipped to accommodate guests with disabilities. We have wheelchair ramp access at the Ohio Street entrance, as well as designated rooms that cater to guests who require special assistance. If you require any specific accommodations, please let us know when making your booking so that we can provide you with the most suitable room and best serve your needs.
  • When are the best times of the year to visit Marietta Ohio?

    Marietta, Ohio experiences all four distinct seasons, with varying weather conditions throughout the year. The months and general weather patterns for each season are as follows:

    Spring - March to May: Spring in Marietta is generally mild, with temperatures ranging from the low 40s to the high 60s. This season sees occasional rain and thunderstorms, and the occasional chance of snow in early spring.

    Summer- June to August: Summer in Marietta is warm and humid, with temperatures ranging from the low 70s to the high 80s. This season sees frequent thunderstorms, and occasional heatwaves with temperatures reaching into the 90s.

    Fall - September to November: Fall in Marietta is typically mild and pleasant, with temperatures ranging from the low 40s to the high 60s. This season is characterized by colorful foliage, and occasional windstorms.

    Winter - December to February: Winter in Marietta is cold and snowy, with temperatures ranging from the low 20s to the high 30s. This season sees occasional snow and ice storms, with periods of below-zero temperatures.

    Overall, Marietta, Ohio experiences a wide range of weather throughout the year, with each season bringing its own unique characteristics and challenges. For more information about festivals and events happening in Marietta throughout the year, explore our Experiences page.

  • What are the nearest cities near Marietta, Ohio?
    Marietta, Ohio is in the south-eastern part of the state, and some of the closest large cities include:
    - Charleston, West Virginia - located about 90 miles southwest of Marietta.
    - Columbus, Ohio - located about 120 miles northwest of Marietta.
    - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - located about 145 miles east of Marietta.
    - Cincinnati, Ohio - located about 200 miles southwest of Marietta.
    - Cleveland, Ohio - located about 166 miles north of Marietta.