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“Stayed their once and kept coming back!” 5 of 5 stars
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Inn on the Green
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   700 East Burleigh Boulevard, Tavares, FL 32778   |  
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Ranked #5 of 8 Hotels in Tavares
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Stayed their once and kept coming back!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2012

Very caring , hospitable staff always have a pleasant stay and highly recommend this Hotel to others.

  • Stayed April 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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4 Thank Heart34
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Waco, Texas
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21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

The place is obviously older, I would guess from the 50's or 60's, but it is well taken care of and clean. The motel and grounds give you a feel for what the "old" Florida must have been like before it was overrun by tourists and retirees. The room was spacious and well appointed, with a kitchenette, which we didn't have time to use. The manager told us there was actually a golf course here at one time, thus the name, but now all that is left is a driving range. You actually hit balls into a lake! Hard to imagine how many balls there must be in there by now after years of this. All in all, a nice place, quiet and peaceful, even though on a busy highway. We were visiting relatives nearby, so this was perfect for us. However, there doesn't seem to be much to do or see in the area - Orlando is an hour away and theme parks probably 90 minutes in heavy traffic.

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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3 Thank Jim T
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Saint Augustine, Florida
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2012

I will start by saying the staff has their customer service skills down pat and were extremely nice and helpful. Because of that I find it difficult to write this. The room itself was very spacious with a small fridge and microwave which is always nice to have when traveling. The sheets were clean but I hesitate to even guess when the last time the blanket and bedspread were washed. The rug felt nasty under foot and the towels were so ruff it hurt to use them. However the worse part of all was the mattress. After a few hours of tossing and turning I got up (barely) and slept (or tried to sleep) in the chair. The mattress was lumpy with no support what so ever. I'm glad we brought our own pillows because the ones there were like sponges with lumps in them. They do put out coffee and donuts in the morning. Next time we'll bring our RV.

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank meagainbp
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innonthegreenfl, Webmaster at Inn on the Green, responded to this review, December 19, 2012
Dear Guest,

Thank you for choosing the Inn on the Green during your last visit to our area.

We appreciate you for giving us a review and we take it very seriously indeed as this will contribute a long way towards improvement.

Thanks for your positive remark that you liked the hospitality of our staff and the amenities, but we are taking steps improve the same further.

Upon receipt of your review, the following steps were taken:

The hotel cleaning and maintenance staff have been given additional training to ensure maximum cleanliness of the rooms ,bed and bed linen etc.

Please note and consider us once again for your stay at our area and experience the new hospitality.

Sincerely,
Hotel Manager.
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Orange Park, Florida
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19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

We have stayed at the Inn most every year in March while visiting for the Florida CentraL Railroad. Room was clean, bathroom remodeled and hot water. Coffee was ready in the morning but not much else.

Room Tip: rooms in the back are quieter
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  • Stayed March 2012, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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1 Thank jay b
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2012

From the first minutes we spent looking out over the lake, watching the sun set, and just enjoying the beautiful landscaped grounds of this Grand Motel in sunny Tavares Florida. The staff was great, cant think of anything they would'nt have done for us....really, Ken the manager offered us an extre night at half price just to get us to stay longer...wished we could have.All the house keepers were friendly and helpful.....oh well. We'll be back soon !!

Room Tip: First floor side was super nice, close to parking, pool, vending..
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  • Stayed February 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank BC34red
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Leesburg, Florida
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2012

First let me tell you that while I was not on vacation I was having a very stresssful situation in my life. I checked in to a lovely old inn in tavares Fl. to try and get my head together and make some critical decisions in my life. The staff, from day one was courteous and super helpful. My room was quiet, nicely decorated and exceptionally large and clean. The staff made me feel safe and welcome. The view of the lake was a great. Sue the housekeeper was great to talk to and really helped me see life in a new light. I spent several hours in the lobby, on the computer and Ken hepled me navigate several different sights. You may think this this is overkill about this hotel. but if you are having a tough time in life it sure is a lot more reasonable than a psychiatrist. I would recommend this place to anyone. The area is full of things to do and places to see.
Sincerely
M. A. Nolan

Room Tip: Ask for second floor facing the lake!
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  • Stayed January 2012, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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2 Thank molly34388
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Miami
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35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

Staff members were very friendly, which makes it difficult to write this review. The main reason we stayed was this was the only property we could find near Mount Dora that would accept large dogs. Still, for the sake of other travelers I have to say I would never return. There was the unmistakeable odor of mold in our room. We toughed it out, but deliberately stayed out all day and late into night to not return to our rooms. The facilities have been long neglected. The wall a/c units were very old and dusty. The carpets are in dire need of replacement. All adds up to very bad indoor air quality, left me sick and watery-eyed. We all had trouble sleeping. Property just looks run-down and renovations done on the cheap. Definitely cannot recommend.

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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Helpful?
1 Thank masoto13
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innonthegreenfl, Webmaster at Inn on the Green, responded to this review, December 19, 2012
Esteemed Guest,

Thank you for staying with us during your recent visit to our area.

We also appreciate your review and observations which shall really help us to improve further.

Additional measures have been taken to ensure the best cleanliness and proper amenities in the rooms.

We also have taken all the steps to ensure that our guests get the best services and hospitality during their stay.

We invite you once again to choose our hotel again and feel the new experience of hospitality.

Sincerely,
Hotel Manager.
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Property: Inn on the Green
Address: 700 East Burleigh Boulevard, Tavares, FL 32778
Location: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Lake County > Tavares
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 8 Hotels in Tavares
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Inn on the Green 2*
Number of rooms: 76
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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