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A work in slow progress.

A long term eyesore that continues the decades long effort to be restored. This is not an open... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2018
Lake Wales, Fl
via mobile
Boarded up old hotel - not interesting

Not an attraction -it is an abandoned boarded up old hotel - the only interesting thing is what it... read more

Reviewed December 21, 2017
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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  • Terrible76%
Apr 8, 2018
“A work in slow progress.”
Dec 21, 2017
“Boarded up old hotel - not interesting”
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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

A long term eyesore that continues the decades long effort to be restored. This is not an open facility or attraction.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank USHistoryTeacher
Reviewed December 21, 2017

Not an attraction -it is an abandoned boarded up old hotel - the only interesting thing is what it once was or what it could be.

Date of experience: December 2017
Reviewed July 18, 2017

This was the place to stay in years gone by....but is closed and barricaded now. Jut at the edge of downtown it marks the skyline. Hopefully someone will buy and rennovate it.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank obiwan205
Reviewed January 9, 2017

This is not an attraction. It is simply a derelict, abandoned building. I cannot imagine who thought it would be a proper addition as an attraction.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank NancyD3207
Reviewed January 5, 2017

Empty building in the middle of a run down neighborhood. Lots of small businesses , no real attraction at all. Sadly in a run down part of town that the city seems to have forgotten about. :(

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Diane M
Reviewed September 12, 2016

This building has been abandoned for decades. The past few years a small group of people have been trying to restore it. Not much visible progress yet

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Bob A
Reviewed August 5, 2016

This building is condemned! Has a big fence around it and boarded up. The only thing I have heard is occasionally there is "Ghost Tour", but haven't seen it advertised in a long time. I live in this area and drive by it every day.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank 4Bill7
Reviewed August 2, 2016

This hotel that was built in 1927 and served people from aroumd the country and world back in the day did very well. Too bad today, the people of Lake Wales have no taste or class to help this building move along. Maybe you poor...More

Date of experience: July 2016
3  Thank Chris R
Reviewed April 22, 2016

This hotel has been in the middle of renovations for at least 10 years. The only progress I have seen is the outside has finally been painted. Progress is SLOWWWWWW. Once the project is complete I believe it will be worth while, cannot understand why...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank tom4cats
Reviewed February 27, 2016

This is an eyesore right in the heart of down town Lake Wales, it was once a premier hotel, but has long since been left to rot away. The area around it has been cordoned off and the fire stairs taken away so no one...More

Date of experience: January 2016
3  Thank Joanne H
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