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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The property was beautiful and well cared for. It was also wonderful to sit by the fire in the lobby. The biggest disappointment was the rooms. They took no consideration when decorating. The shams and spread on the bed smelled like they had not been washed in a long time. Wish they had put a small coffee maker in the... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful and charming hotel/inn which owns a commanding view of Lake Dora. It has extensive grounds with multiple buildings and even includes a wharf. We took a walk around the beautiful property which had a few guests staying over for Thanksgiving weekend. Lake tours and seaplane tours are available at the inn.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Bemused at some of the reviews (and I really wanted to give 5 stars, but the terrible kitchen killed that possibility).... This is an old hotel built in the 1880s. Clean, tidy, freshly painted, but old and historic nonetheless. The flooring, rooms, hallways, doors, locks, plumbing, windows and fixtures are all old and a little quirky. But that is part... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was a lovely inn that really made you feel like you had gone back in time. It's not as grand as the hotel on Mackinac Island but similar with the large veranda and rockers. The lake side view was breathtaking....especially at sunset. There are many enchanting restaurants and shops within walking distance. It is a true getaway from everyday... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Have lived in Tampa 30 years and finally went to Mount Dora. Wow. So impressed with this little town. Cannot wait to return. We knew the hotel would be lacking in convenience as it is over 100 years old so we were not blind sided. We paid 209 for a queen bed room that was small and in the main... More 

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Ocala, Florida, United States
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Lakeside Inn overnight on Thanksgiving. We had dinner there. The buffet was FABULOUS. The Inn has a beautiful view of the lake. It is steps from shops and restaurants and about a block from Palm Island Park. We enjoyed a beautiful walk on the boardwalk in the park on Friday. Our room was very clean, quaint... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a little getaway for our 42nd wedding anniversary. We had never stayed at the Lakeside Inn. It was a wonderful 3 day trip. We stayed there in October. It is very well situated so that you can walk to restaurants and shops or just sit on their porch and rock the evening away.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our room was in one of the annex buildings. The room was quite small. Bathroom not updated and no plug neat sink for blowdryer. We were on the first floor and heard every footsteps from second floor. The light in hallway was kept on all night so our room never got dark. Up at crack of dawn because no blackout... More 

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Belleview, Florida
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is at best a 2 star hotel with 5 star prices especially at the restaurant for breakfast. Not the best check in process as I feel we were lied to as to the availability of rooms in a certain building. The hotel was trying to go for the classic look but failed miserably. It looked classic because it is.... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place could not be in a better position for the views of the lake (not from the rooms though) and handy for the town. We stayed three nights two of which were a special package including breakfast and dinner one night however, on checking in they started to give me 10 dollar vouchers to spend in the restaurant which... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Lakeside Inn
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Cuisines: American, Bar
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Additional Information about Lakeside Inn

Address: 100 N Alexander Street, Mount Dora, FL 32757-5570
Region: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Lake County > Mount Dora
Price Range: $221 - $319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Lakeside Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 89
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“Larger rooms worth it - warm, sunny.”
 of 5 bubbles opuslifeBristolRI, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We met people that had King room for the same price we had Queen so not sure how to get a better deal.”
 of 5 bubbles flamy111, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We did have a coupon from Living Social that made rates quite reasonable.”
 of 5 bubbles sday18, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a lake view if available.”
 of 5 bubbles 538billc, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the main building for more likelihood of a haunting or a lake view”
 of 5 bubbles doctorj42, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
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