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Marco Island Lakeside Inn
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   155 First Avenue, Marco Island, FL 34145   |  
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Ranked #4 of 13 hotels in Marco Island
Winter Haven, Florida, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Clean and Friendly”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

This was my first visit to Marco Island and I found the Marco Island Lakeside Inn incredibly clean and comfortable. The price was right and the staff friendly. I would definitely recommend this property and would stay here again.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled solo
    • 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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811MarciaM, General Manager at Marco Island Lakeside Inn, responded to this review, November 19, 2013
Our favorite reviews are those that say you'll recommend us to friends and family and you'd come back again! Thank you for saying both! We pride ourselves on being spotlessly clean and as comfortable and homey as possible. But our people are our greatest asset. We try to go out of our way to be as helpful as possible. Thanks for noticing and taking the time to write.
Marcia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

We were traveling by car all over Florida with another couple and had been staying at a lot of different motels. At the Lakeside, I wasn't worried about sitting on the bedspread! Haha Clean, inviting room. There's a full kitchen-much like a studio apartment. It's not right on the ocean but that's only a few miles away. The little lake that the Inn is on is very peaceful in its own way. Sat out and had drinks under their tiki hut. Oh! And the manager gave us a homemade cookie when we arrived!

Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
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MarcoIslandLakeside, General Manager at Marco Island Lakeside Inn, responded to this review, November 14, 2013
Dear Jennie,

Thank you for your lovely review and for taking the time to write it. Those dreaded bedspreads you find at many hotels....you always have to wonder when they were last cleaned- that's why we use only white down comforters and no bedspreads- it makes it very obvious how clean the comforter and the rest of the room is! I'm glad you noticed that and also enjoyed the peaceful little lake and all of the various types of birds who call it home.

We hope to see you again soon!
Warm wishes,
Marcia
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Sarasota, Florida
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

I had never considered the area for vacation and found a gem. Very pleased with cleanliness and comfort. This accommodation didnt have the commercial feel but a homey feel. Very pleasant no complaints. The town is quiet, I mean quiet. Very refreshing and 100% relaxing.
Will be back.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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811MarciaM, General Manager at Marco Island Lakeside Inn, responded to this review, October 29, 2013
Dear LuckyTV,

I always love it when a guest says they will be back and I am truly glad that you found our inn to be homey, comfortable, and above, all- clean!

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us! We look forward to seeing you again now that you found us!

Warm wishes,
Marcia
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Rockledge, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

We set this trip up on spur of the moment and located this hotel. Let's just say for the price we were a little weary but after seeing the room and the area we were located was excellent. We will be visiting again and booking a room in this hotel.

Room Tip: Ask for a room in the 200's... Closest to the pool and tiki hut
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  • Stayed October 2013, 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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811MarciaM, General Manager at Marco Island Lakeside Inn, responded to this review, October 22, 2013
Dear Paul,

Thanks you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We would love to have you come back and stay with us again and it's always a delight when someone loves the room and the location!
Kind regards,
Marcia
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Terre Haute, Indiana
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

We were pleasantly surprised with this hidden gem. If you like clean and quiet and all the amenities of home, this is the place for you. This was our first trip to Marco Island and we booked thru TAN. Although not on the beach, everything is just a short drive away. We did many excursions while on our trip and it was always so nice to come "home' to a clean, peaceful, and comfortable room. The staff was always very helpful and friendly as well.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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811MarciaM, General Manager at Marco Island Lakeside Inn, responded to this review, October 10, 2013
Hi Kathy,
Thanks so much for reviewing your week-long stay with us. It is our goal that you find the rooms clean and that they feel like home, so I guess we succeeded with your vacation experience! I'm glad you took so many excursions and got to know the island a lot better. Marco Island is a beautiful place and everything is so close on a little 4 x 5 mile island. We look forward to seeing you again!
Warm wishes,
Marcia
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Bloomingdale, Florida, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

We enjoyed our stay in Marco Island. We were treated kindly from the start. Our accomadations were pleasent and would stay at the Lakeside Inn in the future.
Located close to everything that you need in this beautiful little town.

Green Features: Asside from the "heavy on the air freshener" which makes you think of what really is the smell is that they may be covering up. It was a very cozy place and we would stay here again in the future.
  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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811MarciaM, General Manager at Marco Island Lakeside Inn, responded to this review, October 1, 2013
Dear Scott,

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I read every single review and value the feedback highly. Happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and would stay with us again! I am also pleased that we treated you with kindness.

Thanks again!
Marcia
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Islamorada, FL
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

My children and I found this quiet inn home-y and comfortable. We made dinner in the well-stocked kitchenette and just vegged in the living room and bedroom. The bathroom featured "yummy" shampoos and lotions! The beautiful pastoral views of the lake -- with a hammock calling -- prompted photos of wading birds hunting for their dinner while allowing one's mind to wander. The pool seemed to be well-utilized by guests, and many amenities from grocery stores to restaurants to things to do were nearby.
The front desk check-in was painless and fresh-baked cookies helped welcome us.
The in-room guest book allowed us to see how others enjoyed the room -- and they all did!

Green Features: Recycling bins in the room and multiple nights uses of towels and sheets helped save the environment.
  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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811MarciaM, General Manager at Marco Island Lakeside Inn, responded to this review, September 17, 2013
Hi Jill,

Thanks for taking your time and for your lovely review of our hotel. I'm glad you were were able to just relax an enjoy the lovely little lake and the birds who have made their home here. Thanks for posting some pictures, too! We aim to make you feel pampered so I am glad we succeeded! Come and stay with us again real soon!
Warm wishes,
Marcia
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Address: 155 First Avenue, Marco Island, FL 34145
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Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Marco Island
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Marco Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Marco Island Lakeside Inn 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Marco Island Lakeside Inn sits one mile from Marco Island beaches and boasts a sparkling-heated pool and affordable rates year round. Come and enjoy the only Lakeside getaway on Marco Island. A Cozy Island Getaway. Our 19-suite Marco Island Inn offers two two-bedroom suites, 10 one-bedroom suites and seven studio suites. Our spacious and comfortable suites have been recently remodeled and decorated with a cottage chic decor reminiscent of Old Florida and Key West. Each hideaway is thoughtfully appointed with a fresh, clean white and beige pallet and select floral accents. Wicker cottage-style furniture tastefully completes the setting for an island atmosphere. Imagine French doors, private decks, lake views, tropical breezes and blue skies....you are at Marco Island Lakeside Inn. Lakeview Suites offer a screened-in balcony overlooking the Marco Lake, which is designated a natural habitat for local birds, ducks and turtles to name a few. It is the perfect place to sit and enjoy a cocktail before dinner while taking in the serene atmosphere. Our beautifully landscaped inn is located off the beaten track but close to everything. It is a serene sanctuary and a great retreat from the atmosphere of the large resorts and high rises. You will feel right at home the moment you enter. Our friendly staff is quite informative about the local area and offers a personalized experience of Marco Island. If you are looking to escape your fast paced life and slow down for a while, you will want to stay here. ... more   less 
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