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Kansas City
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The rooms are a nice size, and the furnishings are newer. My prime objection was that while the room had a newer style of television, it did not have high definition reception, so the picture quality was always "murky." Seems like the wrong place for the operator to try to skimp on expenses. The room rate is somewhat expensive for...

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00gc, Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing us. While we are happy to read you were satisfied with some aspects of your stay, we want you to leave us feeling assured that you received the services you expected for the price paid. With our beautiful location and various complimentary amenities such as free parking and internet access in all rooms, we hope our...

Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Villages offers lots of sporting and cultural activities for residents and visitors. High recommend taking the trolley tour through the Villages and meeting with a Sales Associates to learn all there is to do. You can do as much or as little as you wish. If you are a guest of a resident you can apply guest ID which...

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00gc, Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Flora, thank you for sharing your wonderful experience at the Waterfront Inn, The Village. I'm glad you appreciated our convenient location in Market Square, with live entertainment nightly, and so many restaurants and shops within walking distance. We loved having you as our guest, and look forward to welcoming you back soon! Christy Kitt General Manager

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wonderful staff! Had scheduled conference room w/ light breakfast for meetings. All delivered on time and fresh. Staff went out of there way to ensure all was well. Clean and spacious room. Hotel in walking distance to restaurants.

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00gc, Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Emilio, it was a pleasure to have you as our guest at the Waterfront Inn, The Villages. We are delighted to note that you loved our outstanding service and enjoyed your room. Reviews such as yours mean a lot! Thank you, we look forward to welcoming you back again. Christy Kitt General Manager

Florence, Oregon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our out of state Relatives stayed at the Edgewater Hotel for 5 nights in February. The hotel was spotless, the service was excellent, the Manager Felix really went all out to make it a nice vacation. The pool is nice, the scenery is awesome of the lake at Sumter Landing. The Village square is a short pleasant walk along the...

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00gc, Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for reviewing your stay at the Waterfront Inn, The Villages. We take pride in our friendly service and the great facilities we offer. It’s wonderful to read that you enjoyed the food we serve at our on-site restaurant, Amelia's. I will share your compliments with my entire team, especially Felix. We appreciate your complimentary review and hope to welcome...

Reviewed 1 week ago

The company I work for often hosts seminars at this hotel. The staff Christy, Dana and Teresa are always professional, pleasant to work with and do an excellent job serving our guests and us for the events. This is the only review I've written but I've worked with them the last two times we've visited and both experiences have been...

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00gc, Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have you back again at the Waterfront Inn, The Villages. We are thrilled to note that you once again enjoyed the exceptional service from our associates, especially Christy, Dana and Teresa. I will share your praises with the entire team for the outstanding service they provided. We are glad we met all of your expectations...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my 5th stay in 5 years at The Waterfront and I write it sitting at the veranda just a block down from Lake Sumter Landing. The good - location can't be beat, walking distance to 15+ food and drink locations, entertainment, activities and related Villages stuff. Lovely exterior appearance, lakeside pool area, decent restaurant and generally good staff...

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00gc, General Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Dear Richard, thank you for always choosing us for your travel needs and for your review. We are always happy to hear the good the bad and the ugly as this helps us focus on areas that need our attention and areas we are excelling in. We apologize for the problems within your guest room and for any inconveniences this...

Wildwood, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jolene was the BEST waitress anyone could have had. Our party of 12 had the best time, enjoyed great food, and we couldn't have been treated better. The restaurant was fresh, clean, and lovely. Thank you Jolene and Amelias!!

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00gc, Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit at the Waterfront Inn, The Villages. We are delighted you loved our delicious food offerings, and the extraordinary service provided by our staff. I will surely share your gracious words with them for a job well-done. Thanks again, we hope to welcome you and your friends back soon. Christy Kitt. General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights while visiting friends at the Villages. Pro is that you can Walk to shops & restaurants. Decor is somewhat dated. We didn't require any assistance from staff so cannot speak to that. Check-in and check-out was easy enough. Staff were friendly, especially the breakfast staff but the food was somewhat average. Wifi was very...

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00gc, Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for taking the time to share your experience. I am pleased to know you loved our convenient location along with the beautiful view and the service provided by our well-trained staff. However, we are sorry if any inconvenience you experienced during your stay. It was our pleasure serving you, and we...

The Villages, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In January 2017, we were married and had our reception at The Waterfront in The Villages, FL. Nicole Toquero, their Sales Manager oversaw all the preplanning with class and patience. Christie and Daiva handled the Reception....and what a wonderful job they all did. Though all the planning and the actual event, we were always treated with respect and a smile,...

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00gC, Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful words about your stay at the Waterfront Inn, The Villages and congratulations to the married couple! I appreciate you recognizing our staff and the exceptional service they offered during your wedding. I will surely share your comments with Nicole and Daiva for a job well-done. It was our pleasure serving you, and we hope to...

Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel was ok, but way over priced for what you get. First of all, they offer free wifi, but there is no useable wifi. We tried multiple devices and were 'kicked' off them almost as soon as we could log on. Stafff members we talked to said this was a consistent complaint If needing wifi is important to you,...

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00gC, Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us. We appreciate your candid review, and I am sorry for the issues you encountered and the inconvenience caused them. This is not typical of our service, so I apologize that we left you with a bad impression. I have shared your observations with my team, and I hope you will give us...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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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
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about The Waterfront Inn

Address: 1105 Lake Shore Dr, The Villages, FL 32162
Location: United States > Florida > The Villages
Price Range: $153 - $229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Waterfront Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 120
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer

“It'll cost more $$ but ask for a room with a view of the lake, not above Amelia's the restaurant this could be noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles florap80, 3 days ago | Read review
“Lakeside rooms have awesome view of lake”
 of 5 bubbles bsty, 1 week ago | Read review
“Balcony rooms overlook the lake. Wonderful for coffee in the morning....or wine before dinner.”
 of 5 bubbles john45maloney, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“High floor on the corner”
 of 5 bubbles bluk123, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“lake front”
  • Fog Over Lake Sumter and Golf Course
  • View Across to Golf Course
  • Lake Sumter and Golf Course Mirror Like Image in Fog
  • Bathroom Vanity Area - Very Clean and Well Kept
  • View of Room Through Shutters from Jacuzzi Tub
  • View of Hotel Pool and Golf Course Across Lake Sumter
  • View of Lake Sumter From Room
  • Sitting Area and Extensive Views Out to Lake Sumter
 of 5 bubbles RLWOrangePark, 4 weeks ago | Read review
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