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Monroe's On The Lake Hotel & Banquet Hall

2.0 of 5 530 N. Palmetto Ave, Sanford, FL 32771
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Fort Pierce, Florida, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This place was like hotel hell. We booked our room online a king lake front uniit. Upon arrival we were given a first floor room by the pool. OK we could deal with that. The room was small and shabby, what the heck we were only staying one night. We had a deadline to meet so we turned on the... More

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key colony beach
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

My husband booked this place based on other trip advisor reviews, pulling in there was a parking space that appeared as if someone's car window had been broken out, I still proceeded into the lobby passing by a man sitting right by the front door smoking ( this was the manager) walking up to the counter I noticed the AC... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Truly enjoyed staying at this property and really enjoyed the feel and experience of the island and the lake. After spending the evening out walking about historic Sanford you walk back to a quiet clean and cozy room where you enjoy the beautiful views of the island, the night skies and beautiful sunrises; really a wonderful experience that is worth... More

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Syracuse, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

A really inexpensive rate of $59, an excellent location, decent pool, awesome view, and staff that really wants to help made this stay work for us, but keep in mind that this Motel is not yet a resort by any stretch of the imagination. I was cheerfully greeted by a young man named Elijah, who was genuinely helpful for our... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The staff was wonderful! However, the owner was telling me that he will be sheltering homeless people in light of the fact that the local shelter was closing it's doors. I applaud him for giving back to the community, but this site shows so much potential, that the stigma of being a shelter will last a long time in the... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We stayed one night as a quick stopover after landing at Sanford airport. The first thing to stop a 'terrible' rating was the veiw- it was great, just as in the pictures, set right on the lake in a marina setting- lovely. Thats about as far as this hotel has to try. It is a run down dump, scruffy, worn... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

A nine day stay allowed us to tour the fascinating town of Sanford extensively. My wife Maureen and I from Swords county Dublin Ireland were made most welcome by the caring Managers and cheerful staff. We took in SeaWorld, the Space centre, and the marvellous Sunrail experience to Winter park. Our room was comfortable and nice and quiet. Close to... More

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5 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

all this place has is a nice of the lake in the day time. there are people living here longer term it seems and they are the people want to be around. the right next to us had two drunks in it and they moved a table outside and sat out and drank, smoked, and argued all night. they very... More

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

We had heard Reggie was a legend, and, indeed, he and his staff were extremely nice. The location on Lake Monroe is gorgeous (lovely breeze), and within walking distance of downtown Sanford and its historic buildings. Beginning in 1974, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gwendolyn Brooks stayed here as Sanford poet Stephen Caldwell Wright recalled in an article for the Sanford Herald.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

I had a very pleasant stay here...comfortable and clean room for the night. I found the staff team to be so helpful and available throughout. I would definitely return and recommend Monroes to friends and family. The location is stunning and excellent in terms of being right by the lake as well as away from the main traffic area. This... More

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Address: 530 N. Palmetto Ave, Sanford, FL 32771
Location: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Sanford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Monroe's On The Lake Hotel & Banquet Hall 2*
Number of rooms: 88
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