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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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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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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 

Redington Shores, Florida
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50 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

We like this hotel and would certainly recommend it. The locale is great, within walking distance to shopping and very convenient. However, it would be nice if the person checking us in would have made eye contact. We were allocated a small room opposite the ice machine, even thought the hotel had only 22% occupancy. When I complained, the room... More 

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

Thank you for choosing to stay at the Waterfront Inn, The Villages and for dining at Amelia's, our hotel restaurant. We are glad to read your short stay with us was pleasant and that you enjoyed the karaoke night. We take great pride in preparing delicious food of the highest quality, so we appreciate your compliments about the food we... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

First time staying here. Very clean, friendly staff & within walking distance of restaurants & shops. Entertainment nightly in the village square. Couldn't have wanted a better place to stay. Looking forward to returning to The Waterfront Inn.

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

Thank you for your amazing remarks about your recent stay with family at Waterfront Inn, The Villages. I am delighted to hear we exceeded your expectations with our attentive service and comfortable accommodations. I am glad you appreciated our convenient location in Market Square, with live entertainment, and so many restaurants and shops within walking distance. It's wonderful that you... More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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59 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Gramma hooked us up with this awesome place on the water. Big pool and very close to Lake Sumter Town Square. Great evening entertainment and a nice restaurant on premise. It had a nice fitness center too. Very friendly staff. We stayed two days and will be back!

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

Thank you for choosing the Waterfront Inn, The Villages and for the amazing remarks! We are delighted to read that our beautiful location in the Lake Sumter Landing Market Square was perfect for your trip. We are also glad that you loved our facilities and service as well. Thank you again, and we look forward to hosting you soon! Hope... More 

Oviedo, Florida, United States
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59 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Loved our stay at The Waterfront Inn. A very nice and clean hotel. The staff was VERY accommodating. The hotel is just a few steps from shopping and many restaurants! I had my children and it was very safe and convenient. You are also walking distance to rent a golf cart very reasonable. We ate breakfast both days at the... More 

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

Thank you for the terrific feedback, and we are thrilled to hear that you loved your stay at the Waterfront Inn, The Villages. We appreciate you recognizing our staff for exceptional service during your stay, and we are so glad you loved our location right in the heart of Market Square with nightly live entertainment, a variety of restaurants and... More 

Menasha, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Prior to moving to The Villages we had stayed there a number of times. It's access to Lake Sumter Town Square is in walking distance for diner, theater, nightly free entertainment, outside bars, light shopping and leisurely walking. Many of our out of town guests have now stayed there as well. It is a great place to get accounted with... More 

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

Thank you for making the Waterfront Inn, The Villages your home away from home. We are so pleased you loved our courteous associates and that you were impressed with your clean & well-equipped accommodation. We are also glad you appreciated our convenient location in Market Square, with live entertainment nightly, and so many restaurants and shops within walking distance. It's... More 

Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Our daughter got engaged in May 2015 and we started plans to have the wedding at the Waterfront Inn on June 11, 2016. It was only a small reception, (24 people) however Becky treated us with the same care and attention as though we were planning for a huge event. Becky assisted us with recommendations on the DJ, the Photographer,... More 

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

Thank you for choosing the Waterfront Inn, The Villages for your special occasion. We host quite a few guests on the occasion of their or their family member’s wedding and we are glad that you chose us as well. We appreciate you recognizing our staff and their attention to detail and exceptional service during your occasion. We will surely share... More 

The Villages, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

We recently had our small,intimate wedding at the Waterfront Inn. It took place on the terrace with beautiful, flawless views. I want to say that Becky is the best Sales Manager ever!! She assisted with every detail and it was a pleasure to be working with someone who is clearly passionate about her clients. Also, Angela who assists Becky was... More 

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

Congratulations to the happy couple! Thank you for your stay at the Waterfront Inn, The Villages and for writing a review recognizing Becky and Angela for their outstanding service. We were absolutely honored to play host to your wedding - it was wonderful! Thank you for letting us know that our staff produced an event worthy of your special day.... More 

United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

This is our first time staying at the hotel and we were very impressed. Front desk staff Jerry and Felix were very nice and helping us with infomation. The rooms are very well equipped and are a good size for a family. Kids really enjoyed the pool. Convenient to everything. Highly recommend.

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

It was our pleasure to host you and your family here at the Waterfront Inn, The Villages. We are so glad to hear that you were very impressed by our courteous desk staff, your well-appointed room and our convenient location. It is great to hear that your kids enjoyed the pool as well. We are happy we were able to... 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: $129 - $213 (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:
The Waterfront Hotel Lady Lake
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