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“Questionable” 3 of 5 stars
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Ramada Lakeland
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3260 US Highway 98 North, Lakeland, FL 33805 (Formerly Lakeland Hotel and Conference Center)   |  
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Ranked #19 of 32 Hotels in Lakeland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Questionable”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

This was not our first choice only because of the high Friday price. It was noisy-the expressway traffic sounded like it was right outside our window. The entryway smelled like someone or some pet had urinated on the carpet.
We heard some shouting during the night--it had to have been from the parking lot outside our room. Got kind of a creepy feeling about that.
The breakfast was worthless--didn't even stop to get a cup of coffee in the morning.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013 via mobile

The door that led outside from our room did not lock, it was right on the interstate- NOISY, smelled horrible, only 2 towels, and bugs everywhere!! Crawling On the walls, the table- worst hotel I've ever stayed at, and I'm a frequent traveler. I would not recommend this hotel, I'd rather sleep in the car with my husband and 3 children than stay here again!

  • Stayed February 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

Rooms are spacious, but quite stuffy and mildew-smelling. Carpet was fairly new, though mattresses were the same skinny ones you find in many Ramada properties. Lobby and most of the first floor was redolent of a scent I can only describe as "hot cat food." Members of my group witnessed an entire group of (albeit chaperoned) underage teens being admitted to a karaoke show where alcohol was being served. I don't know if this is legal in FL or not. Housekeeping plays the old gambit of knocking on your door to wake you up, despite the presence of a DND sign, then apologizing and knocking on the next door down. I can't stand when they do that.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 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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Address: 3260 US Highway 98 North, Lakeland, FL 33805 (Formerly Lakeland Hotel and Conference Center)
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Location: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Lakeland
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #19 of 32 Hotels in Lakeland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Ramada Lakeland 3*
Number of rooms: 157
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Conveniently located off I-4, near many restaurants, the mall, and short drive to Lake Myrtle sports complex. All rooms include, high speed internet, coffee maker, hair dryer, iron/board and pay movies. Other amenities include guest laundry, onsite restaurant/bar, fitness center and spacious outdoor pool. 3512 sq. ft. of meeting space including 5 meeting rooms, full catering services and full line of AV equipment. Hotel is Pet Friendly. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Lakeland Holiday Inn

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