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Maingate Lakeside Resort
Ranked #102 of 155 Hotels in Kissimmee
Reviewed April 29, 2013

This hotel has friendly staff. No elevator. We were in room 665 which was at the end of the 2nd fl. Quiet. Showers had horrible water pressure. Beds were full size and uncomfortable. It was clean. Very dated. Cancelled our longer stay a month out. My husband is over 6ft tall and this space was not very accommodating for him.

Room Tip: Ask for first floor if you dont want to lug your luggage to the second floor.
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  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled with family
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Maingate L, Director of Operations at Maingate Lakeside Resort, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2013

Dear dayzedmom: Thank you for your review. We are happy to see your comments regarding your clean room and friendly staff! We do apologize if you felt the room was not adequate for your needs. We strive to meet and exceed guest expectations and take your comments seriously. Thank you for your feedback and we do hope you may decide to stay with us again in the future.

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Reviewed April 25, 2013

The property was not bad for the amount of money spent. It was not top of the line but neither was the price. It actually was more than we expected. The room was clean. The air conditioner worked and it was quiet. We had the lake view room for two nights while going to Epcot and Cirque de Solei. The hotel was within a 5 minute drive of both locations and easy to locate. Check in was smooth with no wait time, as was check out. Great value for the money. We understood before staying about the resort fee. But even with it and the price of the room--it was still a bargain.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Maingate L, Director of Operations at Maingate Lakeside Resort, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2013

Dear Frank32446: Thank you for staying with us! We appreciate your comments and are happy you were pleased with your stay... We hope we see you again soon!

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Reviewed April 24, 2013

This was a nasty hotel and not clean-found roaches in the bathroom and the floor was sticky-called to front desk to move us and they declined (and the hotel was far from sold out). Front desk staff is rude as well as the front desk manager who thinks he is irreplacable...only stayed at this hotel for less than 10 hours and laughed at the thought of me asking for a refund-never again will I ever stay there and I have made a strong point to tell my family and friends who are in the hospitality industry to never even consider this place in the future.

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Maingate L, Director of Operations at Maingate Lakeside Resort, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2013

Dear Tina F: Please accept our sincere apologies for any troubles you encountered during your stay with us. This is highly unusual and we would like to speak with you regarding our experience. Please contact the hotel and ask for the Director of Operations so I may have a chance to make this right. Thank you and I look forward to speak with you soon. We certainly hope you may decide to stay with us again in the future.

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Reviewed April 24, 2013

When you check in, they swipe your card for "incidentals"....my understanding of this is if your stealing towels, making long distance calls, etc. But the extra charges are for RESORT FEES. This place is sure NOT a RESORT.

Stayed: April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Maingate L, Director of Operations at Maingate Lakeside Resort, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2013

Dear Ellen S: We apologize for any troubles regarding any misunderstanding with our charges and/or holds. The hotel does charge a nightly resort fee for the amenities of the resort, such as: theme park shuttles, parking, basketball, mini-golf, kids eat free program, in-room safe, etc. We do appreciate your feedback and do hope you may decide to stay with us again in the future. Thank you.

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Reviewed April 22, 2013

we went threw travelosityfor a my husbands birthday hotel was great the bartenders were friendly good drinks pool side was relaxing we are smokers it was nice to smoke and drink enjoying yourself the people made you feel like family everyone was nice the shutles helped out because we did not rent a car there were plenty of good resturants in waling distance will return again!!!!!!!!!!!

Room Tip: pool side rooms are better
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  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Maingate L, Director of Operations at Maingate Lakeside Resort, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2013

Dear Anna C: Thank you for staying with us and for your review! We are happy to see you enjoyed yourselves and especially our pool bar and theme park shuttles. I would just like to let other guests know reading this that all of our guestrooms are 100% non-smoking, however we do allow smoking outside of course. Thank you and please come back again soon!

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Reviewed April 19, 2013

Stayed here last night, it was good for the price we payed, make no mistake it's not 5 star but by the same token it's not 5 star price, there is however plenty to keep you entertained, there is a pool, mini golf and various activities, somewhere to eat and a bar for a drink, I found all the staff polite and helpful, rooms were a bit dated but I slept well, wifi in the lobby while they update the wifi to the rooms, all in all not a bad place to stay, and it's not to far from Disney I have stayed in a lot worse and payed a lot more

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled with family
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Maingate L, Director of Operations at Maingate Lakeside Resort, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2013

Dear The_Froggy: Thank you for your review and staying with us! We are delighted to see you enjoyed your stay and our many amenities. We appreciate your comments and certainly hope you come back and visit us again soon!

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Reviewed April 17, 2013

We made a last-minute trip to Walt Disney World during the week of Easter/Spring break. I was a little nervous as I had read so many reviews of off-site resorts that had bug problems. I was very relieved to find a clean room and bathroom at this resort. (Yes, I even pulled back the sheets to look for evidence of bedbugs.) While the resort could use some updating, it was clean and comfortable. There were even plenty of chaise lounges at the pool. The breakfast buffet was a little pricey, but had a wide variety of hot foods and fresh fruits. Overall, it was a pleasant stay.

Room Tip: We had a first floor room, facing the pool and heard little to no noise.
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  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled with family
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Maingate L, Director of Operations at Maingate Lakeside Resort, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2013

Dear ktb662: Thank you for spending spring break with us! We appreciate your comments and look forward to your next visit with us!

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Address: 7769 W Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy, Kissimmee, FL 34747-1727
Location: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Kissimmee
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #102 of 155 Hotels in Kissimmee
Price Range: $42 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Maingate Lakeside Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 475
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Also Known As:
Maingate Lakeside Hotel Kissimmee
Best Western Hotel Kissimmee
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