Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites in Tavares! We are conveniently located near downtown and Historic Mount Dora on the scenic Dead River. At this Mount Dora area hotel, enjoy abundant fishing, nature and wildlife while still within a short drive to Leesburg, Clermont, the Theme Parks , and Orlando. Hotel features include complimentary hot breakfast, free Internet access, an outdoor swimming pool, meeting space and a fitness room. The Lake County Bike Trail is accessible on our property. Bring your bike! Wedding groups and reunions enjoy the hotel routinely for its convenient and affordable meeting space, as well as its proximity to the Mission Inn and other popular venues for these events. Baseball and softball groups find the hotel ideally located because it is just a few miles to the Sleepy Hollow Recreational Complex in Leesburg. The hotel is also just a few minutes away from the Hickory Point Recreational Complex. For fishing, enjoy the outside power outlets and complimentary slips at Harbor Vista. Call us direct for Extended Stay RatesArea attractions include: Historic Downtown Mount Dora, Lake Harris, Lake Eustis, Wooten Park, Deer Island and Mission Inn Golf Courses, Lakeridge Winery, Lake Eustis Museum of Art, Ice House Theater, Lake County Historical Museum and Discovery Gardens.