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Summer Bay Orlando By Exploria Resorts
Ranked #3 of 17 Hotels in Clermont
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed July 12, 2004

First of all I have read several reviews and anytime you buy your vacation thru a timeshare sales please read the fine print. Several different companies handle these things, not the resort. We paid to stay at the resort. I made sure of this during the call. It did cost extra to stay there and not the hotel. Per another writter when we went a holiday Inn was being used but the resort is not in charge of where you stay. We have went on vacations this way several times and one should not except A+ rooms. Your there to view a timeshare. And we have always had to pay all taxes on our rooms. Some companies are good and some are not so good. Just make the best of your vacation. The unit was in an older part of the resort, but we were there on a special deal. We had a 1BR and we had to walk a ways to the pool but that was okay. Our kids loved the pool area and lake. I do agree that 10.00 a day for the lake is a bit much but we paid it and the kids played all day. We also rented a boat and our little one enjoyed that a lot. They had a bar and music at the pool and you could buy food there. Didnt need to go out anywhere during the day and with kids that's a good thing. Everything was clean and peaceful and we had a very nice time and are looking at staying at the resort again.

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Flint, MI
Reviewed June 28, 2004

Just got back after a 10 days vacations and let me tell you our 2 bedroom condo was great. It was large,clean and great design. The location was great(you will need a rental car).

The place was great with great service..

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Reviewed June 22, 2004

i bought 5 nights from a sales call. $50 per night in a 2 bedroom condo.
trying to confirm my reservation wa terrible, on hold for many times for up to an hour.
rooms were clean and decent furniture. plenty of towells, blankets and pillows.
resort was great. nice kiddie interactive pool area, 2 nice adult pools with hot tubs then the club house has a very nice pool with large hot tub, just 10 feet from a sandy beach on a 60 acre lake with many slides and climbing things. nice water activities at the resort. also basketball, 2 tennis courts, movie rentals and many other things.
sales tour was the usual, " your a loser if you don't buy today" kind of stuff.
this is not a 5 star resort but an incredible deal for $50 per night. I would pay more and still be satisfied.

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Reviewed June 19, 2004

We had 3 nights and two, two day passes to universal, with 2 night at Cocco beach.
I checked trip advisor comments before we went so i was not disapointed when we were given rooms across the street at Summer Bay Inn. The room was very clean and standard motel room.
We attended the 3 hour, 90 min. tour. summer bay was awsome, but we have 2 timeshares already and do not need another. the sells person (jim) was verry nice even after we said no. they are high pressure sells as are all. I was very impressed with the the way they accepted no for an answer and the free tickets, we did not have to ask for them .
we had a nice vacation for almost free(we paid taxes ) the two nights at cocco were even better, but thats another review.

14  Thank charles B
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Pueblo, CO
Reviewed June 19, 2004

We were impressed with Summer Bay Resort. We booked through condosavers, and we believe that this was the key to getting a great two bedroom apartment that was well furnished, modern, and clean. When you enter the resort, you are asked if you are coming in on a "package deal" or if you are just renting for a few days. We did receive a sales pitch call - but we politely declined the reduced rate disney tickets. We would return to Summer Bay; however, we would book through condosavers.

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Tallahassee, FL
Reviewed June 14, 2004

This company is misleading customers of DirecTV by offering a 4 day, 3 night stay at Summer Bay Resorts, along with a 2 day, 2 night stay at either Daytona Beach or Cocoa Beach, with a Discovery Cruise featuring a 2 night stay in the Grand Bahamas. When I contacted DirecTV, I was informed that this is not an authorized or endorsed marketing campaign. Further, the customer service representatives were rude and insulting when I requested a refund. This is outright fraud and I am reporting this to the Attorney General of the State of Florida and the Division of Consumer Services of the Department of Agriculture. I am sure that Disney will also be interested in receiving my complaint. Hopefully others will read this and avoid getting scammed. How dare this company misrepresent themselves and use the DirecTV logo, the Disney logo, and then have the audacity to be rude to you when you discover it's a fraud and request a refund for your deposit!

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Reviewed June 14, 2004

This is not to Slander Summerbay Resorts but a point of view as to their policy. They will give the good units to only members of the RCI community that bought with them. If you are from some other RCI affiliate, they will prolly give you one of the 200 or 100 series older units. They might also send you over to Island Club which is a really crappy "motel". I had to stand just to get inside Island for 10 mins since the gate person was chatting with their relative. Same for when I had to leave before I lost my temper with the gates person.

Overall, nothing pertaining to sheets will be cleaned in your stay as long as is not asked for. Your comforters would prolly be not cleaned so dont think about using them. Check for bed bugs and stained mattresses.

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Address: 17805 US Highway 192, Clermont, FL 34714
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Location: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Lake County > Clermont
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #3 of 17 Hotels in Clermont
Price Range: $63 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Summer Bay Orlando By Exploria Resorts 3.5*
Number of rooms: 103
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Whether you seek relaxation, exploration, or inspiration, Summer Bay Orlando by Exploria Resorts has something for the whole family. Experience a luxury family destination that delivers the thrill of Orlando's world-renown attractions with the comforts of a leisure getaway. Enjoy all the highlights of our 400-acre lavishly landscaped resort and 64-acre private lake, located a mere 10 minutes from Walt Disney World Resort. Summer Bay Orlando is the perfect Florida getaway for family, fun, and freedom.Luxury accommodations: Why settle for a cramped room when you can settle into a spacious sanctuary? From roomy hotel accommodations to two or three bedroom fully furnished condominiums, we've got you covered with home-style comfort. Enjoy a homemade dinner with the family. Step out on your balcony to watch a glorious Florida sunset. Or take the night off and watch a movie on your flat screen TV. Stress-free park hopping: hop on our complimentary shuttle to Epcot(R), Magic Kingdom(R) Park or Universal Studios Florida(R).Fun in the sun: Whether your goal is a relaxing escape or a spectacular adventure, Summer Bay Orlando can fulfill your desire with a host of activities, amenities, and dining options. ... more   less 
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