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Hotel Lakeside

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150 Maple Avenue, Lakeside, OH 43440
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Hotel Lakeside
Ranked #2 of 3 hotels in Lakeside
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Gulfport, Florida
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71 reviews 71 reviews
9 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel dates to 1873. It is historic. It was reclaimed from decline i the 1970's. Porch is nice, views are great. We had a 1 double bed room. Antique/ period furniture. Bed was ok. Bath was small and adequate. There are no TV's here. They employ HS and college kids. They just make the beds and leave fresh towels,... More

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Canton, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with 2 friends and didn't find it as clean as we hoped - spider web on inside window, dirty fan blades. Very small rooms, not impressed with furnishings in hotel. Nice big lobby with piano was nice, nice dining room with good continental breakfast. Enjoyed sitting on porch to play games and relax. Beautiful flowers and grounds. Pricey when... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at Hotel Lakeside already aware of its lovely porch and lobby -- we'd been to Lakeside before and had stayed at the sister property and thought we'd try the Victorian gem by the lake. We were "greeted" at reception by someone who managed to be both curt and condescending. NB there is very limited parking at the hotel,... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

If you like Victoriana, quiet, and peace, this is the place for you. This hotel was built in the 19th century and has been gradually restored and maintained over the years. The rooms are charming with period pieces in each room and period-type wallpaper. There is a large, screened-in, wraparound porch that overlooks Lake Erie. You can sit there forever... More

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Waterloo, Canada
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119 reviews 119 reviews
22 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Hotel Lakeside is a 19th century hotel within Chautauqua Lakeside. The rooms are very basic and small (one straight-backed chair, no room for a desk). There are no distractions like a TV, though there is free Wi-fi. It's a fading Victorian Queen that has charm and a very basic restaurant. We did not have a lake view, which would have... More

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Houston, Texas
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6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We had dinner on a busy Sunday night of July 4th week. The lobster bisque was delicious. My fish was properly cooked. There is no wine as this is a religious vacation spot. Once was enough, but it was a pleasant experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

...the staff was very accommodating of our large group. The beef and potatoes were excellent. Old, Victorian building on the lake--very quaint and scenic. Would recommend the Sunday brunch. Good experience.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

We decided to stay at Lakeside because I have a disability which makes traveling far away difficult. I am obsessed with the Victorian era so that was basically the whole reason we chose this place. So.... after driving from Pittsburgh, we were excited to stay in this Victorian hotel. Unfortunately, it was the first day of the season and freezing... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

We have been enjoying this wonderful old hotel for years, however this Labor Day weekend was disappointing. The charm of this old hotel has worn off. This time it was just plain dirty and run down. While the hotel is run by the Lakeside Chautauqua, the amateur management charges professional prices, with rooms running toward $200/night. We checked in and... More

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Elyria, Ohio
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57 reviews 57 reviews
11 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Quaint, charming, lovely, quiet all describe this historic hotel. The room we had was small but clean, comfy bed, clean bathroom. Situated in Lakeside, Oh. So much to do...grab a golf cart and see the little town with old and new homes. Take an ice cream and watch the sunset over Lake Erie from a lakeside bench. Good restaurant, HUGE... More

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Address: 150 Maple Avenue, Lakeside, OH 43440
Location: United States > Ohio > Lakeside
Also Known As:
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Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1875, Hotel Lakeside is a notable National Historic Landmark conveniently located on the shores of Lake Erie. This hotel is reminiscent of the Victorian era, featuring antique furnishings and a beautiful wrap-around porch showcasing the best views of the islands. Open seasonally from Memorial Day weekend through September, the hotel includes 79 unique rooms ... more   less 
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