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The Waterfront Inn

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Sunrise, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife an I were visiting due to a death in the family. Immediatey upon entering, we were welcomed by staff who promptly checked us in and provided all the necessary information. They made us feel welcomed and were very helpful in every way. The room was clean and our view of the surrounding lake was beautiful. Our first morning... More 

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Thank rande10700
ManagerX1, Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Our thanks for evaluating your recent stay at the Waterfront Inn, The Villages. We are sorry to know about your loss, but we are pleased that we could accommodate you and provide a comfortable visit. We are glad that you liked your accommodation with a beautiful view and the service from our team members. I will share your kind words... More 

Berlin, Maryland
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36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Close to everything, within walking distance to town square shopping and restaurants Great value. rooms clean ' updated with very friendly staff. Nice area out front with comfortable seating. bed was super com fortable best nights sleep

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Thank Amy R
ManagerX1, Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Waterfront Inn, The Villages and for the five-star feedback provided. We are thrilled to read that our convenient location in the Lake Sumter Landing Market Square with many choices in shopping, restaurants and nightly live entertainment, was perfect for your needs. We are also glad that you enjoyed the excellent value and the facilities we... More 

The Villages, Florida
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87 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had more family members coming to visit than we had beds so we made reservations at the Waterfront Inn for the overflow. We had to change dates and Felix at the front desk was very accommodating and a joy to deal with. Our guests loved the accommodations and the friendliness of the staff. The beds were very comfortable and... More 

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ManagerX1, Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the terrific review of the Waterfront Inn, The Villages. We are delighted to read that our location in the Lake Sumter Landing Market Square with restaurants and nightly live entertainment, was perfect for your needs. We are also glad that you enjoyed our front desk service and your well-kept room. I will share your compliments with... More 

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13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is located next to one of the town squares. You can walk to the square in just a couple of minutes. The rooms are nice and comfortable and the staff is superb. There is a nice bar in the lobby and a restaurant with a deck overlooking the lake. The only reason I did not give it five... More 

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Thank Tkaplan1
ManagerX1, Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review regarding your stay at Waterfront Inn, The Villages. We are glad that you liked our modern property, convenient location, courteous associates and your accommodation as well. However, we are sorry for any inconvenience caused. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest, and we hope to welcome you back soon. Christy Kitt. General... More 

Naples, FL
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367 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are no doubt less expensive places to stay in the area, but not as nice I would venture to say. As Florida residents we save 15% and got ourselves a very nice room on the 3rd floor with a view of the lake. Room was comfortable although the pillow top mattress is just starting to show its age. Probably... More 

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Thank ohgeorge
ManagerX1, General Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your stay experience at the Waterfront Inn, The Villages. I am pleased to read how much you enjoyed the cleanliness of our property, your well-kept accommodation and the hospitality of our team. That being said, I am sorry that our mattress was not to your liking and for the inconvenience it caused.... More 

phila
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52 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The 2nd time we stayed here and like it but it's starting to show its age. The 1 st morning cleaning never restocked coffee or wiped off counters--just made the bed and put in towels. The carpets in the hallways are filthy! So dirty you can't even see the design. The pool towels are never there and the dirty bin... More 

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Thank nickPhila
ManagerX1, General Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay at our hotel again and your feedback. We are sorry to hear you were disappointed with the cleanliness of our property and your accommodation. We have shared your comments with our Housekeeping Manager to see where we went wrong, so any necessary improvements to our processes can be made. We do hope you give... More 

The Villages, Florida
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed one night and enjoyed the stay. Very convenient to Sumpter Landing with all of the restaurants and entertainment Very comfortable room. Bar has a great view and bartenders were very nice. Didn't get a chance to visit restaurant

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Thank Mtc8267
ManagerX1, General Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay at the Waterfront Inn, The Villages and for posting wonderful comments about our hotel. We are happy you liked our convenience to Sumpter Landing and various dining and entertainment options. It is also nice to read you loved your relaxing accommodation, and that you enjoyed our bar facility with a beautiful view and the excellent... More 

Seminole, Florida
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63 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a nice older hotel. Stayed here for business. Check in was easy and the hotel is located at the end of a long winding road on the water. It was a nice 5 minute walk to the downtown village area with lots of restaurants and shopping. This hotel served its purpose for my business trip. It is not... More 

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Thank DKVogel0810
ManagerX1, General Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay at the Waterfront Inn, The Villages while on business and for posting wonderful comments about our hotel. We are happy you enjoyed our location close to downtown and various shopping and dining options. It was a pleasure serving you, and we hope to welcome you again soon. Christy Kitt General Manager More 

The Villages, Florida
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

we decided to take the advice of some friends and try The Waterfront Inn. We were told they had great hamburgers. Well they do! Mine was cooked as requested and the burgers there are larger than normal places. we dined outside and they have seating inside as well. Worth the try

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Thank gnw52
ManagerX1, General Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for dining at Amelia's, our hotel restaurant, and for sharing your experience online for other viewers. We take pride in the various entrees that our Chef prepares with ingredients of the highest quality, and we are so glad that you relished your meal, especially the hamburgers. Thank you for your kind review, and we hope you will visit... More 

Johnston, Rhode Island
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48 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

The front desk staff was great and very accommodating! A pleasure to work with! The hotel itself needs some updating, especially in the common areas. The carpet needs some attention and the pineapple wallpaper, I didn't really get. Overall it's a nice property, clean, and comfortable. What made our stay was the room with a lake view. It really is... More 

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Thank RelocatefromRI
ManagerX1, General Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay at our hotel. We are so pleased to hear your compliment about our desk staff and that the view from your room was the most enjoyable aspect of your stay. We appreciate your observations. While our staff does a great job in keeping our facilities clean and well-maintained, we agree that an update is due.... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
GreenLeadersSilver level
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about The Waterfront Inn

Address: 1105 Lakeshore Dr, The Villages, FL 32162-1698
Location: United States > Florida > The Villages
Price Range: $131 - $209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Waterfront Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 120
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Also Known As:
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