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The Lakeside Inn

595 North Ave, Wakefield, MA 01880 (Formerly Clarion Inn)
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Boston, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

On check in we were told the pool was being repaired. The hotel was filthy and outside repairs were being done on the roof. The rooms need upgrading and prices were high for what they offered. Stay anywhere else if you can.

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Moncton, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Because of Problem of another hotel's double reservation, that hotel's staff booked this hotel at around $100. But after arriving there, Lakeside inn asked to pay $300 as much as 3 times up with terrible accommodation equipment because that day Boston area hotels no room.. Once some body has to stay there, one tip is to offer just $50 in... More 

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Pennsylvania
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68 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The outside of the hotel looks to be in rough shape, but it appears repairs are underway. My room was small, but clean and comfortable. It was recently updated with some high-end fixtures, but the workmanship was poor. The biggest problem was the ONE HOUR check-in process. The guest ahead of me asked if there was something going on that... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service is very poor. The staff is extremely unprofessional and unhelpful. We were awaken by contractors banging on our windows. Housekeeping is terrible. They did not clean our room other than made our bed. Stay away from this place.

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Wakefield, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I live right down the street from here and have watched this place change names and ownership on a number of occasions. In the past it would not have been my first choice but I booked a last minute room and was pleasantly surprised- this place has come a long way! The rooms are nice, the beds are very comfortable,... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This was a very convenient, well laid-out, convenient place to stay while visiting the Boston area. The staff was welcoming, helpful, and accommodating. We had excellent service. It was clean, quiet, everything we needed for resting from busy days in the city. Not hard to commute back and forth.

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We were in town just for the night, we were leaving from Logan airport early the next morning. The hotel was clean and the staff was friendly, I thought it was a great deal for the price. Although the rooms were small, they had everything we needed for a quick night sleep and a hot shower the next morning. The... More 

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Carthage, Missouri
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The hotel was being remodeled but rooms were still being rented. The carpet in our room was dirty, but the bed appeared to be clean. We were given a room that overlooked the waste bins, but if we strained forward we could catch a glimpse of the lake. The room was quiet because of low occupation. The remodeled areas were... More 

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Bedlington, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

OK its not the waldorf, but what do you want?? The rooms are clean, the beds are comfortable, the shower is hot, the tv works, there are free toileteries and fresh clean towels. The staff are awesome, from the cheery helpful ladies on the front desk, to Jason in the bar. We arrived late on sunday night aften travelling from... More 

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Westfield, Massachusetts
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I just read a bunch of reviews of Clarion Hotels and wish I had seen them sooner. This hotel was not even close to any other I have stayed in. I can't believe this place could have any good reviews. There was no refrigerator or microwave in the room and when we asked if we could change rooms we were... More 

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