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“Great Party!” 5 of 5 stars
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Lakeview Golf Resort and Spa
3.5 of 5 Resort   |   1 Lakeview Drive, Morgantown, WV 26505-9282 (Formerly Lakeview Scanticon Resort and Conference Center)   |  
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Ranked #11 of 22 hotels in Morgantown
Morgantown, West Virginia
1 review
“Great Party!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

I recently attended a company event at Lakeview. I just wanted to thank the staff for a wonderful evening. The room was set up perfectly and the food was delicious. I especially enjoyed the filet mignon and chef prepared desserts.

Thanks for a great evening. Looking forward to my next trip to Lakeview!

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled on business
    • 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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Stefanie A, Director of Sales at Lakeview Golf Resort and Spa, responded to this review, January 24, 2014
Thank you for taking the time to express your experence that you had while at Lakeview, we take pride in taking care of our guests from start to finish. We are excited to have an opportunity to host your travel & events needs in the future.
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 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
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Pa. USA
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 hotel reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

I stayed here for one night last week, very nice experience. Very comfie bed and very clean room. Nice complimentary breakfast, the grounds looked beautiful. I would like to go back when it's warm, it was -3 the day I was there! It was about a 15 min. drive to WVU

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Stefanie A, Director of Sales at Lakeview Golf Resort and Spa, responded to this review, January 22, 2014
Thank you for taking the time out to write a responce about your experience. Lakeview would love to see you in the future in warmer weather, take a look at our golf packages online they are a great value, or if you have a large group that would like to getaway please contact one of our golf sales managers and they will create a experience you will never forget!
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Springville, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We have stayed at the Lakeview Resort for about 5 years during our travels back and forth from Charlotte to Buffalo (a good 1/2 way stop for us!!) Over the years, it has improved tremendously -- all new carpet throughout -- rooms are upgraded and reasonably priced. The food in the sports bar is quite well done -- they also serve Starbucks coffee in the morning in their restaurant. I think it is a great value and only getting better each year!

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 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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Stefanie A, Director of Sales at Lakeview Golf Resort and Spa, responded to this review, January 9, 2014
On behalf of Lakeview we would like to thank you for your loyalty in your travels over the years, we are also glad that you have like our recent improvments made to the resort. We are currently in our 2nd phase of the renovations so you will be able to see more improvment on your next trip. We look forward to seeing you in the future!
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Morgantown, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

I had attended an event at Lakeview in August and it was very well coordinated and I opted to have my son's first birthday party there and my experience was fantastic! The staff was beyond helpful and attentive. We had approximately 80 people and everyone told us how great everything was. Even the food was outstanding!! If you are looking for a place to hold an event this is definitely worth it. I highly recommend!

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Stefanie A, Director of Sales at Lakeview Golf Resort and Spa, responded to this review, December 20, 2013
Heather thank you for your kind words and taking the time to share your experience. We are happy to hear that we were able to make your event memorable, and exceeded your expectations. We are excited to host your future events and travel needs.
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Fairmont, West Virginia
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

When we called to make the reservation we explained we want one of the best suites available and we want quiet, that was very important. We were told we were in a very quiet room, newly remodeled, with jacuzzi tub in the room. They couldn't have been more wrong! Not one minute of quiet, it's actually 11:45 pm and they have the music cranked up. I honestly don't see anything remodeled or if this is, it's bad choices. Definitely nothing fancy in this hotel.jacuzzi is nice, but you don't get HOT water for more then a few minutes.

Could've been a nice place

Room Tip: Ask for more than two towels...bad!
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Stefanie A, Director of Sales at Lakeview Golf Resort and Spa, responded to this review, December 20, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience and recent stay at Lakeview, we are currently going under our second phase of renovation of the property, we would love for you to give Lakeview another chance in your future travel needs as we take pride in our guests experiences.
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9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

A quick football stay--all the other rooms were sold out in MGW. Bought it on priceline for half the adverstised rate. The staff at the desk threw the word "priceline" at our party and two other parties checking in like it was a bad word. Really. If you don't like Priceline, don't accept their reservations.
Check-in was not available at 4:30+ so, we had to go to the game without checking in.Very scary going back to a hotel at midnight to get your room key on a sold out night.
The management rep at check-in was very helpful and worked to resolve our issue and make us happy. Plus +2 for the skills of Ms. M. The regular staff on the desk was not as helpful and obviously (at midnight) some of them were tired of irate customers. The couple ahead of us had two priceline rooms--but the hotel could only find one. And so, the staff berated Priceline and said "there's nothing I can do." I did not have this problem.
The rooms are an older style of construction with interior halls and a/c/heat units on the outside of the room under the window (pass-thru). The unit in our room had problems with the temperature control--ice cold by the window (thermostat on unit) and roasting out in the room away from the window. Older style room ac/heat units often have this problem in my experience. Unit worked well, thermostat was just wildly inaccuate.
Room (refurbished apparently) was moderately worn and reasonably clean. There were some signs of grime, mildew and hard water stains. Mattress seemed average to fair--springy and saggy. All amenities in the room were of the low-end variety. Tv was nice. Linens were nice. My room seemed quiet. Good wifi.

General hotel lobby and common areas were ok; stairwells and other common areas came across as far more industrial/public facility than resort. Grimy carpets and institutional concrete decor beyond the lobby/restaurant. Indoor pool looked very nice as did fitness center.

Sports bar was the highlight of the public areas; lots of tv's and nice design/view. Prices on food were high--the "resort" is a bit isolated and your unlikely to want to drive anywhere after having any beverages. Here's a note: cokes in vending machine were $2.00 16oz. In the bar/pro shop? $2.50. so....if you've got thirsty kids, you better bring some soda's with you. Just one example of the prices. Same price for water too, I think.

Breakfast buffet was WAAAY overpriced and underdone. Buffet pan eggs, fried cubed potatoes and soggy bacon for $13. AVOID AVOID. Staff was very nice.

So, in winter, lacking the ambiance of the lake and lot's of outdoor kid's activities, the hotel is a solid 2.5. Good value under $80. In the summer? It might be quite a bit nicer and worth more. I can see the draw of the place for weddings and meetings; very nice banquet room, nice bar, great views. People are very unlikely to try and drive out of here to go somewhere else...so just stay in and enjoy the party. But, this is no higher than a 3 star IMHO.

Last point: I"m not a fitness nut or golfer. There is a wonder fitness center and golf course just outside the front door. With the gym, indoor pool, sports bar, lake etc.... this might be a very ideal vacation spot for some.

Pros: low cost (on PL), close to WVU, scenic, rustic (in a good way), nice staff. Great activities.

Cons: showing it's age, high use equals some grime and wear, breakfast was low quality and high price. Not an elegant hotel--more of a place to party and have fun.

Overall, a good stay with a few bumps along the way. Glad I didn't pay rack rate.

Room Tip: Do not accept a room which has not been renovated.
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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 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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Stefanie A, Manager at Lakeview Golf Resort and Spa, responded to this review, November 26, 2013
Thank you for the feedback from your recent stay with us. We are very excited to be embarking on a major renovation that will restore this historic resort to its original charm. We hope you will give us another opportunity to showcase this new product.

Best Regards,
Management
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New Martinsville, WV
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Our recent science teachers' conference at Lakeview was fabulous. The staff, especially Steve, Logan, Janet and Syndy, made our experience five star. The location was nice and the updates apparent. Even though Mother Nature surprised us all with a bad storm and resulting power outage, the conference went on successfully. The staff bent over backwards to help us in any way possible. We'll definitely return! Linda F.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled on business
    • 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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Stefanie A, General Manager at Lakeview Golf Resort and Spa, responded to this review, November 18, 2013
Thank you for your kind feedback regarding your event with us. I was a pleasure to work with you and your team on this great event. We hope to see you back in the near future.

Best Regards,

Management
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Additional Information about Lakeview Golf Resort and Spa

Address: 1 Lakeview Drive, Morgantown, WV 26505-9282 (Formerly Lakeview Scanticon Resort and Conference Center)
Location: United States > West Virginia > Morgantown
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 22 hotels in Morgantown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lakeview Golf Resort and Spa 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
West Virginia’s Top Family Resort. Nestled in the rolling hills of West Virginia and only 10 miles south of the Pennsylvania border, Lakeview Golf Resort & Spa is one of the Mid-Atlantic’s premier golf resort destinations. On 500 pristine acres sits two championship West Virginia golf courses, great accommodations, unforgettable weddings, productive meetings and fun for the whole family. We offer a variety of West Virginia's best stay and play golf packages including golf, accommodations and dining. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Lakeview Scanticon Hotel Morgantown
Lakeview Scanticon Resort

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