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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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West Palm Beach, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The grounds and setting of Lakeside Inn are quite charming. Sitting on the edge of Lake Dora, the front porch of the main building is a fabulous venue from which to enjoy a glass of wine and beautiful sunset. The employees could not gave been nicer, and more accommodating. Be sure to see Floyd, inside at Tremain's, as he will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have just returned from 4 days at the Lakeside Inn in Mt. Dora and believe this was one of the best vacations we've had in a long time......The property is "beyond words" with it's History, position on Lake Dora...and oh yes....those SUNSETS !! We found the Staff to be inviting and helpful. The food at the Inn's onsite restaurant/bar... More 

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Naples, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I recently spent the night at the Lakeside Inn in pretty Mt. Dora, FL. The town was all decorated for the holidays, complete with a wonderful light display in Donnelly Park in the center of town. Unfortunately, the Lakeside Inn did not match the appeal of the town. The inn has a terrific setting, right on Lake... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The inn is described as charming and is not too bad until you get to your room. What a dump! The bed was old and hard. Pillows awful. The room had a tube TV in a cabinet that was badly damaged. All the furniture looked like it was picked out of the garbage - I wont even insult garage sale... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Inn is very quaint and pretty but once you open the door to your room and you are slapped in the face w/hideous. The decorating is... And then the beds....straight from the 1980's. No pillowtop or decent pillows. Can feel every wire spring. No draperies or valences. Mold on the bathroom floor and no place to put anything in... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The property itself is gorgeous it's a picture perfect location and once we set eyes on it we knew it was the only place where we wanted to be married. That being said, the gorgeous location was the ONLY reason that we maintained our commitment and contract after what can only be described as a train wreck experience. The customer... More 

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Seminole, Florida, United States
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59 reviews 59 reviews
12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been staying at the Lakeside Inn since about 1992. I am very impressed with the room renovations! No more wall paper or heavy draperies. Rooms are done in bright pastels and cream colors and it really opens up the rooms. Makes them seem larger. Air conditioning and hearing systems make it much easier to control . The charm... More 

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

This is our second visit to the Lakeside Inn. It is a historic hotel and we love the way it has been remodeled but the historic quality has remained. The location on Lake Dora is superb. Beautiful views plus access to lake and canal tours as well as a tour by air in a seaplane! The hotel is comfortable and... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Lakeside Inn for a wedding. When we booked we ask for Friday and Saturday nights but Friday night was booked so we took the only room available on Saturday night. I asked if we could have an early check in since the wedding was at 3 p.m. I was assured that this would not be a... More 

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Esher, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's really very nice but the new owner has a lot on his hands, I'd say it's haemorrhaging money as he tries to upgrade the hotel. The staff are genuinely lovely and the veranda and the lake view are entrancing but the rooms really are a disappointment. There has been some work done on them but the bathrooms are 70s... 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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Lakeside Mount Dora

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