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    The Waterfront Inn

    1105 Lake Shore Dr, The Villages, FL 32162
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Free Wifi
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    1 - 5 of 388 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    The Waterfront Inn is pretty much the only game in town which explains why they have not had to update their inn. To access the pool you need to go through the bar or the dinning room, unless you wish to exit the inn and...More

    Thank timmy13Syracuse
    Response from 00gc, General Manager at The Waterfront Inn

    Thank you for choosing to stay with us. We are glad that you liked our breakfast offerings and friendly associates. However, we are sorry for the housekeeping issue you encountered. My team is taking corrective measures to ensure these issues are not repeated. We also...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This is a 2nd rate hotel pretending to be 5 star. Checked in Saturday and went to the restaurant for dinner. The prime rib was literally sliced less than 1/4 inch. After dinner, went to the room. 1 small bar of soap and a kleenex...More

    2  Thank stuartvener
    Response from 00gc, General Manager at The Waterfront Inn

    Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We apologize that the quality of our food was not up to par and for falling short of your expectations. Additionally, I am sorry that you had Housekeeping service issues in your suite. We value...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We had their Easter Buffet. I seldom write reviews but this was oh so bad I just had to post. Dinner was so awful. Nothing was good or in the slightest way memorable (in a good way that is). They were supposed to have Prime...More

    3  Thank XSAILR8
    Response from 00gc, General Manager at The Waterfront Inn

    Thank you for taking the time to provide us with this detailed feedback. I have addressed your food concerns with the Chef, and we can assure you that they have also been addressed with the staff. We apologize for the disappointing experience, and we hope...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Easter meal for 7 people. Outrageous bill and the food and service was awful. Our reservations were are 6 and we sat at 6:30. Waited 15 minutes for a server. The food was overlooked and the plates are probably still On the table.More

    2  Thank spbennett1036
    Response from 00gc, General Manager at The Waterfront Inn

    Thank you for posting feedback of your recent experience. I apologize for the disappointing experience in our restaurant. I have addressed your concerns with our staff to make sure we are providing the best possible service. Your specific feedback will help us improve the dining...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Hotel is beautiful with waterfront views and very posh beds/bedding. Located in Sumter landing makes it an ideal location for seeing the villages. Service was very good as well and hotel restaurant was also good but a bit pricey but convenient. They have nightly music...More

    1  Thank Niferlou
    Response from 00gc, General Manager at The Waterfront Inn

    Thank you for your wonderful words about your visit to the Waterfront Inn, The Villages. We are so pleased to read that you loved our courteous service, on-site restaurant and your comfortable room along with the view it provides. We appreciate you choosing our hotel...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • 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
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • $126 - $204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Steve K
    Is there a iron and ironing board in each room?
    April 16, 2017|
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    Response from Terry L | Reviewed this property |
    The first we did have one don't recall having one the second time
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    Gini P
    Would we have access to Villages activities?
    January 30, 2017|
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    Response from Amelias52 | Property representative |
    Staying at The Waterfront Inn allows you general access of The Villages. There's nightly entertainment at the hotel and square with is walking distance. If you would like to enjoy The Village's recreational facilities, you... More
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    NewJerseyMac
    Can I get tee times at a 18 hole course through your hotel if we are staying there?
    January 6, 2017|
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    Response from Amelias52 | Property representative |
    All the golfing tee times in The Villages is set up directly through The Villages Administrative offices. You would need to specifically set it up by calling the Tee Time Reservation Office at 352-750-4558. We hope to see... More
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    "Lake view rooms are preferable , balcony is nice feature"
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    "Water view"
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    "Ask for an upper floor room"
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    "Ask for water view if you want it."
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