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Lakeside Inn

2.5 of 5 100 N. Alexander St., Mount Dora, FL 32757
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Miami, Florida
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79 reviews 79 reviews
15 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars NEW

We have visited Mount Dora often but never stayed overnight. The beds in our room were comfortable but very few amenities are offered. The cable/dish service for the TV had a very poor signal and the programs we watched were breaking up. Toilet very old and needs to be updated. No coffee maker in the room and no decaf coffee... More 

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Grant-Valkaria, Florida
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48 reviews 48 reviews
8 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I've been attending the Mt Dora Renninger's Extravaganza for nearly 20 years. So I frequent Mt Dora often. My husband and I have fond memories of the town and enjoy the quaintness of it. We stopped staying at the Lakeside Inn due to the fact that for the cost, the rooms needed some renovating. Once we heard this was being... More 

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

They have replaced the carpeting in all rooms and most hallways-this was much needed. Further work is on the way, I was told.The mildew smell is pretty much gone now. Setting is still as beautiful as ever-fantastic sunsets over the lake on my last 2 visits. Staff always friendly.

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Rennigers's Extravaganza this past weekend. This is our fifth year and had a great weekend. The Inn was founded in 1883 and the owners are undergoing great expansion in restoring this fine 100 year plus Inn. The food was excellent and all the people were very nice and friendly. Also had great conversations with various couples on the beautiful... More 

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Miami, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel should be a gem; instead, it is neglected and falling apart. We had 2 rooms for 2 nights in the Sunset building, for which we paid $358 and $338, although I don't understand why the price difference between them, since the cheaper room had a lovely lakeside view! The entire place smells musty and dirty, the bathrooms are... More 

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Stuart, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked my room for an upgraded larger room and paid $20.00 a night more and got a room that just barely fit a double bed. The bathroom must have been the original from the early 1900's. The toilet was so small and low I could hardly fit on it let alone get up from it. The room was clean... More 

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Mount Dora, Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A reasonably priced nice place to stay. You can tell the rooms are original to the property with some renovations. Big attraction for out of town folks is the location is adjacent to the historic downtown area and good shopping and dining are within an easy walk. Definitely 'historic' and not 'high end'.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for two nights for the Art Festival, so the location was fabulous. We had a queen room and it was small as are most historical hotels. The bathroom is sorely in need of upgrading. The toilet was old industrial style and the towels were thin and some were down right old. The walls are very thin and you... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came for the art festival for two night. Our second trip but different building. The room was quite European in size and the bathroom old with an old industrial toilet. The towels need to be retired. there was no ventilation fan the window was painted shut. For winter the linens were quite thin. I love old historic hotel and... More 

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Address: 100 N. Alexander St., Mount Dora, FL 32757
Location: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Mount Dora
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Lakeside Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 89
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