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The Waterfront Inn

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 4 March 2017

The location makes it a great place to stay when visiting the Lake Sumter area of the Villages. The Inn is very attractive and located on the small lake. Rooms are large; there is a restaurant (didn't try) and large bar with music at night. Also an outdoor pool. I tried to check in about 90 minutes before 3 and...

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00gc, Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us. We are glad you liked our convenient location, but we are sorry that you were unhappy with our services. I have shared your disappointing experience with my staff so we can take necessary steps to ensure this does not happen again. We take pride in our service, and we appreciate feedback that...

Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

The entire staff of The Waterfront Inn was very helpful! Raquel was tremendous in helping coordinate the event, and the team (Dana, Christin, Christie, and Mike) treated all of our guests with outstanding service. This was our first alumni event at The Waterfront Inn, and we will be back next year! Thanks again!!

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00gc, Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Alan, thank you for being our guest at the Waterfront Inn, The Villages. We are glad you had an excellent event and appreciate you recognizing the service provided by our staff. I will surely share your feedback with them for a job well done! Thanks again for your feedback, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon! Christy Kitt...

Lansing, Michigan
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We stayed at the Waterfront Inn for business purposes. Felix the front desk manager was wonderful in working with us to have packages shipped to and from the hotel. Comfortable and Clean rooms. Good parking with a well lighted lot. Very good breakfast buffet and reasonably priced drinks in the bar. The only improvement I could recommend is bigger pillows...

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00gc, Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate the outstanding review! I am delighted to see how much you enjoyed your stay and that our staff provided you with excellent service. Thank you for acknowledging Felix for a job well done, I'll be sure to share your comments with her. It was our pleasure hosting you at the Waterfront Inn, The Villages. We look forward to...

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 28 February 2017

I am a travel coordinator and we booked our room through a 3rd party website, when the guest arrived there was glitch in the system that showed our reservation to be a one bed room rather then the 2 we had booked. When I tried to speak to the hotel front desk you could tel the staf member was already...

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00gc, General Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

I am terribly sorry for our shortcomings at the front desk during your recent stay with us. Besides the fact that your reservation was wrong, I apologize that we did not appropriately correct the situation. I have discussed your comments with my team, and we are reviewing our procedures so this does not happen again. Additionally, we were extremely concerned...

South Hadley, Massachusetts
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We stayed here for 4 days and enjoyed the friendliness, the short walk to the downtown shops & restaurants, the pool, it was just great! Beautiful wallpaper, clean rooms, double-headed showers, convenient ice machine, great!

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00gc, Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Susan, thank you for the nice review regarding your stay at Waterfront Inn, The Villages. It is great to read that you were so pleased with our friendly associates, convenient location and with your modern room as well. Thanks again for sharing your comments, we look forward to hosting you again soon. Christy Kitt General Manager

Kansas City
Reviewed 25 February 2017

The rooms are a nice size, and the furnishings are newer. My prime objection was that while the room had a newer style of television, it did not have high definition reception, so the picture quality was always "murky." Seems like the wrong place for the operator to try to skimp on expenses. The room rate is somewhat expensive for...

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00gc, Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing us. While we are happy to read you were satisfied with some aspects of your stay, we want you to leave us feeling assured that you received the services you expected for the price paid. With our beautiful location and various complimentary amenities such as free parking and internet access in all rooms, we hope our...

Princeton, New Jersey
Reviewed 24 February 2017

The Villages offers lots of sporting and cultural activities for residents and visitors. High recommend taking the trolley tour through the Villages and meeting with a Sales Associates to learn all there is to do. You can do as much or as little as you wish. If you are a guest of a resident you can apply guest ID which...

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00gc, Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Flora, thank you for sharing your wonderful experience at the Waterfront Inn, The Village. I'm glad you appreciated our convenient location in Market Square, with live entertainment nightly, and so many restaurants and shops within walking distance. We loved having you as our guest, and look forward to welcoming you back soon! Christy Kitt General Manager

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Wonderful staff! Had scheduled conference room w/ light breakfast for meetings. All delivered on time and fresh. Staff went out of there way to ensure all was well. Clean and spacious room. Hotel in walking distance to restaurants.

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00gc, Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Emilio, it was a pleasure to have you as our guest at the Waterfront Inn, The Villages. We are delighted to note that you loved our outstanding service and enjoyed your room. Reviews such as yours mean a lot! Thank you, we look forward to welcoming you back again. Christy Kitt General Manager

Florence, Oregon
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Our out of state Relatives stayed at the Edgewater Hotel for 5 nights in February. The hotel was spotless, the service was excellent, the Manager Felix really went all out to make it a nice vacation. The pool is nice, the scenery is awesome of the lake at Sumter Landing. The Village square is a short pleasant walk along the...

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00gc, Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for reviewing your stay at the Waterfront Inn, The Villages. We take pride in our friendly service and the great facilities we offer. It’s wonderful to read that you enjoyed the food we serve at our on-site restaurant, Amelia's. I will share your compliments with my entire team, especially Felix. We appreciate your complimentary review and hope to welcome...

Reviewed 17 February 2017

The company I work for often hosts seminars at this hotel. The staff Christy, Dana and Teresa are always professional, pleasant to work with and do an excellent job serving our guests and us for the events. This is the only review I've written but I've worked with them the last two times we've visited and both experiences have been...

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00gc, Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have you back again at the Waterfront Inn, The Villages. We are thrilled to note that you once again enjoyed the exceptional service from our associates, especially Christy, Dana and Teresa. I will share your praises with the entire team for the outstanding service they provided. We are glad we met all of your expectations...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about The Waterfront Inn

Address: 1105 Lake Shore Dr, The Villages, FL 32162
Region: United States > Florida > The Villages
Price Range: $167 - $271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Waterfront Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 120
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Waterfront Hotel Lady Lake
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Lake view rooms are preferable , balcony is nice feature”
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“Ask for water view if you want it.”
undertaker01, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Highly recommend the lakeside balcony rooms.”
836glennp, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
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