This hotel was exactly what I paid for-cheap. The bed was comfortable and clean-I did sleep well-there was plenty of hot water-and a fridge (nice touch). BUT, the room was outdated, the wallpaper was, well...wallpaper. No elevator at this place and no restaurant on site. Open hallways, so not very secure feeling-especially when the maid opened our door hours before checkout. Only a slide latch between us and her.
The walls had obviously patched (not very well) holes. The grout was damaged, the toilet tank was a questionable color (is that mold?) and the toilet flushed V-E-R-Y slowly. The towels however were soft and fluffy.
When we checked in, there was a loud graduation party going on in the meeting hall. When we checked out , there was a loud church service in progress. Odd combination. The staff were friendly and polite, even helpful. Just remember, you get what you pay for.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to the Avenue Hotel Lakeland, your home away from home just minutes from dining, shopping and entertainment. An ideal Lakeland hotel choice for business and leisure travelers alike, relax and enjoy our excellent service, friendly staff, and amenities designed for your comfort and convenience. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Holiday Inn Lakeland South
- Lakeland Holiday Inn