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The Waterfront Inn

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1105 Lake Shore Dr, The Villages, FL 32162
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful weekend nice view close to the lake I had good times with Williams at breakfast he's so nice and professional The room was average I love to come here with my family nice place thanks for everything see you again

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HotelMngerGM, General Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay at the Waterfront Inn Hotel, The Villages and for writing a review recognizing William for his outstanding service . We are very pleased and fortunate to have him working with us. I will be reading your kind words at our staff meeting with all the associates present and thank William for the passion he has... More

Naples, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I just came back from a two-night stay at the Water Front Inn at The Villages. This hotel is perfectly situated on Lake Sumpter and a short walk right into the Sumpter Landing town square. We loved walking around the square during the day and in the evening when there is music and dancing. Water and alcoholic... More

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HotelMngerGM, General Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us. We strive daily to please all our guests with providing a clean hotel and friendly service. I am glad to read that we are meeting these goals.I am glad you liked the location we are situated in. I have also noted your suggestions and will surely look into them.Thank you for choosing... More

Boston, Massachusetts
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62 reviews 62 reviews
40 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In The Villages for work. Rooms are clean and the bed was pretty comfy. Try to avoid the 1st floor rooms (particularly #106) due to the bar area and kitchen proximity. Also, the curtains are not blackout curtains so you will have a bit of light in the room at night. Room service ends at 9pm in case you are... More

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HotelMngerGM, General Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay at the Waterfront Inn Hotel, The Villages and posting wonderful comments about our hotel. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us . Thank you again and we look forward to welcoming you back soon! Christy Kitt General Manager The Waterfront Inn Hotel, The Villages More

The Villages, Florida
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11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My nephew got married on Saturday at the Waterfront Inn. The service, food, accommodations, were outstanding. The hotel is very pretty and right in the center of things. The beds are extra comfortable. I was impressed by the professionalism of the staff. Nichole, the sales director, went beyond what was expected. The wedding was beautiful with a background out of... More

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HotelMngerGM, General Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay at the Waterfront Inn Hotel, The Villages while attending your nephew's wedding. We host quite a few guests for their family and friends' weddings and we are glad that you chose us as well.Thank you for writing a review recognizing Nichole for her outstanding service . We are very pleased and fortunate to have... More

Grand Rapids, MI
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96 reviews 96 reviews
48 hotel reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We checked in for three nights so we could look at real estate in 'The Villages'. This hotel has a great location in Lake Sumter Village Center. Lots of restaurants in walking distance. We chose a King suite. We had room 302 'Seagull Suite'. We liked the size of the room. Some of the space seemed open and wasted. I... More

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HotelMngerGM, General Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

I appreciate you taking the time to review our hotel and for sharing your experience. I was happy to read your positive comments about our location and accommodations. Thank you for sharing your observations and I use this type of review to share with my staff and use it as a learning tool. We do hope to see you again... More

Doral, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hi, We stopped at this hotel to stay one night on our way to Panama City Beach. I really liked the friendliness of the people in this town. The hotel is like a hotel in the movies back in the days. The lake behind the property is very relaxing and it in walking distance to restaurants and shops of the... More

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HotelMngerGM, General Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review and we are pleased you enjoyed your recent trip to the Villages area. We try to make every stay a pleasurable one for all our guests with the clean, comfortable suites, and our complimentary breakfast with friendly service. As mentioned, our location is wonderfully situated in the Lake Sumter Landing Market Square where lots... More

Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Hotel is weird. The first room I had, the side of the bed was wet. The second had sugar ants in the desk, which got into my laptop. AC fan very loud. Hotel is old feeling; not snazzy at all. Overpriced.

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HotelMngerGM, General Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay at The Waterfront Inn at the Villages. Please accept my sincere apologies regarding housekeeping issues in your room, as this is unacceptable. Our Housekeeping staff takes great pride in what they do daily and the Director of Housekeeping and myself will be looking into where we fell short with our checks and balances. We... More

Florida
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We stayed here over the long Memorial Day holiday and found it enjoyable. It was chaming and perfectly situated for our purpose - to research moving to The Villages. We loved the festive atmosphere and the music. To those who found it annoying, I sure hope we don't end up getting those types as neighbors when we do move there.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Stayed just one (Saturday) and everything was great. Met some friends that live in The Villages and took them to dinner at the Waterfront Inn restaurant. Excellent menu with choices that should accommodate everyone. For The Villages it was a bit expensive but it was also a good value. Entertainment - live band - had a LOT of people up... More

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Chesapeake, VA
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This was our 2nd stay at the Waterfront, while looking for a home to buy in The Villages. Both times were excellent. It is quiet and clean, with rooms overlooking the lake. There is a bar area on the 1st floor with different entertainment at night. We only ate in the dining room for breakfast, which was a buffet with... More

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Additional Information about The Waterfront Inn

Address: 1105 Lake Shore Dr, The Villages, FL 32162
Location: United States > Florida > The Villages
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Waterfront Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 120
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Also Known As:
The Waterfront Hotel Lady Lake
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