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Maingate Lakeside Resort
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   7769 West Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy, Kissimmee, FL 34747   |  
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Ranked #55 of 158 Hotels in Kissimmee
Long Island, NY
1 review
“I would come back -- it's a really nice hotel to stay at ...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2010

Very, very nice place to stay. Great value, really CLEAN room, good location and great Customer Service !! I was very satisified with my stay here.

  • Stayed April 2010, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2010

I was leary about booking this hotel after reading the reviews on Travelocity, but was nicely surprized upon arrival. The grounds are well maintained. Check in was easy/quick, the room was cool and clean, nicely re-modeled. The breakfast was great. The pools are heated and the kids swam every night, late. If you plan on getting to the parks early, plan on driving as the shuttles here come too late. I wouldnt pay more than 55 a night for it, but def worth that.

  • Stayed April 2010, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Toronto, ON
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2010

We stayed at the Best Western Lakeside for one night enroute to Miami on March 14, 2010. We met with extended family who were staying there prior to a family cruise. The stay, was at best, disappointing. First of all, I found the rooms to be very worn, accumulation of dust bunnies in the corners, and the washrooms needing some TLC - we would lock the door and struggle to unlock it, dirty grout, etc. We were "upgraded" to a room that overlooked the pool but it was littered with leaves, etc. that particular evening - there was significant wind earlier that day so that may have caused it. Good luck using the internet - I was told to bring my computer to the lobby! What disappointed me the most was the service received at the front counter. I stood waiting at the counter for approximately 5 minutes while 3 staff members chatted among themselves. An employee named Edwin finally served me and I felt that it was a burden for him to provide service. He couldn't find my reservation at first and really didn't speak to me during the counter experience. After asking, he explained to me how to get to my room. I just felt he could have been more welcoming. I stayed at a Residence Inn the night before and was wowed!! I'll try somewhere different next time.........

  • Stayed March 2010, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Newark, NJ
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2010

Nice hotel in nice location that keeps happy surprises coming, and the price was right! Disney can't be more than 2 miles away!

Our small kids have enjoyed swimming in the clean pools and playing in playground, and there is adequate seating for all on the patio. The entire lobby building is covered in pretty murals, and is clean. The staff have been available and professional. Breakfast buffet was a nice spread and with kids eat free, terrific value for family on a budget. I was thrilled to find clean laundry facilities with working machines!!

Rooms are basic but serve purpose, and was happy to find a refrigerator hiding in a cabinet in our room -- came in nice and handy! Everything I have wanted has been there... I would recommend!

  • Stayed March 2010, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2010

Indeed contrary to the name, there isn't a "lake" beside this place. It's more like a pond but not to worry as the pools are just fine. Check in was smooth as a breeze. The room however had broken internet. After a half-hour of attempted repair we were moved to another room which was working. Housekeeping was very good. A couple times we slept in late but housekeeping never bothered us. They worked their schedule around us seamlessly. Rooms were very clean and Yes the walls allow sound through like paper. Fortunately none of neighors were into partying too hard. Bathroom was clean and water pressure was strong. Toilets have power flush. Security was active and made sure folks new they were present (not that there were any security problems). It would have been nice to have a microwave in the room. Some of the rooms (mine) have wired internet instead of wireless. So had to sit at the desk for internet versus sitting in bed...but the internet was relatively fast and very reliable. I did have VPN issues and could not setup a VPN connection but internet was otherwise fine. Plenty of free parking. Breakfast buffet was $8.99/person but there are many nearby restaurants to provide options. Easy access to freeways and where ever you needed to go. The Location was also positioned well as a starting spot for a drive to Tampa. Some minor wish to have's but can't complain when price is sub $100. I plan on more trips back to this place.

  • Stayed March 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Marion
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2010

The front desk checked us in quickly and answered questions that we had. They are very knowledgeable.
The room was clean and fresh. Housekeeping does a great job everyday.
The location is close to theme parks. We visit relatives and friends nearby.
We've been staying at this location every year but two years since 1993.
What I like best is the Greenhouse Restaurant. Barbara cooks the best eggs.

  • Stayed February 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Florida
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2010

We stayed here 2 diffrent nights and both were great! Check-in was easy, rooms were clean and finding a place to eat dinner was very convenient. If you are here visiting theme parks this place is great for a bed and shower. Of course it is not a 5 star resort, but after walking around Disney for 9 hours we didnt care!

  • Stayed March 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 7769 West Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy, Kissimmee, FL 34747
Location: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Kissimmee
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #55 of 158 Hotels in Kissimmee
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Hotel Class:3 star — Maingate Lakeside Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 475
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Also Known As:
Maingate Lakeside Hotel Kissimmee
Best Western Hotel Kissimmee
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