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Kingwood
Reviewed 23 September 2015

When we first arrived at Shaw's my wife was not sure I made a good choice. The hotel didn't have the room style we wanted for our stay but we could stay the first night in the Venice room and move to the Zurich room for the rest of the stay. The Venice is a large room with a jetted...

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Woking, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

I had the good fortune to stay here in early September. After staying at a Best Western and Hampton inn, this really was a welcoming experience. I appreciate that it might not be everyone's cup of tea, but as an Englishman visiting the United States I felt quite at home. It is quite an eccentric place, the food is pretty...

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Thank DickyDavies22
Seattle
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

No flexibility - even though "chef" was in. Could not get a get a dairy-free or meat-free breakfast except oatmeal. Potato dishes are made in advance so I could not order plain fried potatoes. Waitress argued back when I said pecans were moldy.

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3Thank historybuffana
Elyria, Ohio
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

My car got hit in the parking lot. The hotel service told me I could make a police report but they're not going to do anything about it. I was also told it happens all the time. Cars are getting broken into and stolen. Nothing they can or will do about it. If you are going to eat make sure...

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2Thank Jeremy W
Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 13 July 2015

We stayed at Shaw's Inn after a day at Lilyfest in Hocking Hills. This place is a real gem and has all the amenities and charm of an older hotel. It is historic and the room was wonderful. I booked two beds and we got two adjoining rooms each having a bathroom. One room had a king size bed and...

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1Thank Diane Lynn
Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

We have prime rib and nice salad. Good service and interesting atmosphere. Each table gets complimentary rolls-quite large and warm. They were a big hit at our table! The price was as expected- not too high for a nice place. The had run out of pie that night but we were stuffed enough.

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Thank ttberry77
Reviewed 5 June 2015 via mobile

Great room. As a solo, I stayed in a corporate room. Very lovely and quiet. The breakfast which is included was superb, but the real treat was dinner. Fresh seafood in Ohio? Some of the best I've had.

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1Thank AmyJoKnows
Holmesville, Ohio
Reviewed 8 March 2015

Stayed here during the week before Valentines Day weekend & we were the only people in the Hotel we usually go on or near Valentines day for Anniversary but weather was nice couple days ahead so we went Hiking in Hocking Hills State Park(had that to ourselves also) then to Lancaster for dinner & spent the night .Front desk was...

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2Thank Rod S
Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

I am writing this review to let you travelers know that if you are debating between this hotel and any others in the area, the choice is a no brainer. Shaw's Inn makes you feel like you stepped back into the 60's with beautiful architecture, charm, and hospitality. The hotel has an on site restaurant that serves seasonal food from...

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4Thank Willie S
Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 6 January 2015

This was the third time my husband and I have stayed at Shaw's Inn in Lancaster. It is our go-to place when we need a quick getaway from the city. This time, we stayed in one of their newly renovated rooms, the Kashmir Whirlpool Room. Below are the Pros and Cons of our stay: Pros: ~Friendly and welcoming staff ~Clean...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Shaw's Inn

Address: 123 N Broad St, Lancaster, OH 43130-3702
Region: United States > Ohio > Lancaster
Price Range: $121 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
Shaw`s Hotel Lancaster
Shaw's Inn Lancaster, Ohio
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Any of the rooms seem much better than typical hotel rooms. Priced nicely; it's mainly a mater of picking the size and decor you prefer.”
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“I choose the Havana room it is cheaper and fits our budget,it's small but comfortable”
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“Nice couple trip!”
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 of 5 bubbles REAExpress, 23 Sep 2015 | Read review
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