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Lakeside Inn

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   100 N. Alexander St., Mount Dora, FL 32757
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Ranked #3 of 5 hotels in Mount Dora
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Ken C Yalaha, Florida
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Yalaha, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Appreciation for old times is part of any meal at the Inn in Mt. Dora. Looking out at Lake Dora after dinner and sitting on he front porch are a perfect way to end any day. Room are comfortable and Quiet.

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Nashville, Tennessee
20 reviews 20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Inn the week of the July 21st, 2014. This hotel cannot be beat for location and atmosphere. It is literally right in the middle of the heart of Mt. Dora, and its location is perfect for walking to all of the restaurants and shops in town.....could not be easier to walk out of your hotel and... More

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Sarasota, FL
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60 reviews 60 reviews
24 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As you enter the Lakeside Inn the scent and look of over a century ago are evident. Reminiscent of the Estes Park, Colorado hotel where the "Shining" was filmed, it's full of atmosphere, age and appeal. A beautiful bulding with flower gardens and Spanish moss dripping from the giant oak trees. On a hot day in July, the dim air... More

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Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really great place to stay. Yes the hallways are a little dated but the room we stayed in was clean, great view and had very charming decorations very in character with the hotel style. We had a lakeside view it was amazing. The shopping and parks are within walking distance, we never moved our car. We only ate there in... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Lakeside Inn in Mount Dora is really a great place to stay. As other reviews indicate it is not a five-star resort. Still it is 131 years old and has character. The staff were very friendly. It is in a great location. Everything is within walking distance. If you would like a nice, relaxing place to stay in Mount... More

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

Absolutely loved the Lakeside Inn! It is like taking a step back in time! I stayed two nights with my sister for a get-away and couldn't be more pleased. Everyone that works there is so friendly and accommodating. Sabrina, at the desk, answered all of our questions about the history of the area. She really made us feel as if... More

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Sebastian, FL
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had often seen the historic 1883 Lakeside Inn from a distance when we visited Mt. Dora in the past, but it was only recently that we planned a weekend stay with friends who had been guests there before. Like a gracious old dowager who is showing her age, the guest room accommodations are less than ideal although the grounds... More

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48 reviews 48 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Built in 1883 and you can tell! Rooms in the Inn itself offer as many modern upgrades as possible given the building's age. Room a/c, claw foot tub with makeshift shower curtain, some cracking paint... But it was clean, the a/c worked, the bar and lobby were as true to original as could be, the porch had rocking chairs and... More

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Pompano Beach, FL
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying at the Lakeside Inn is like going back in time. Our room was on the first floor as promised with a delightful view of the pool and lake. We had drinks in the lounge while listening to a Jazz Quartet and ate breakfast with a lovely view of the lake. I recommend the inn to anyone looking to get... More

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new york city
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Lakeside Inn located in beautiful Mount dora,Florida,the antique capital of central florida and home to numerous festivals throughout the year. The hotel which is located at Lake Dora in the downton district is probably the most beautiful setting in all of central florida for this well maintained vintage hotel. There is a sense of a bygone era,the short stroll... 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*
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