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Nashville, Tennessee
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49 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our location we use for our out of town guests and staff to stay when we have events in Lakeside. We love the staff and the service. The breakfast is always great. The rooms are clean and comfortable. We highly suggest staying here.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Staying at Idlewyld is like being at your grandma's place! Cozyand friendly, the smell of warm pumpkin pancakes or apple cake in the air! The owners are always happy to see you, they may join you on the porch to listen to the music coming from Hoover Auditorium across the street at night. It's like stepping back in time to... More 

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Thank CleveFoody
London, On
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234 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Idlewyld is a 140 year old heritage property lovingly maintained and run by a wonderful couple. Hand made quilts, cross stitch work, and incredible breakfasts will great you every day. The hosts are a wealth of knowledge in this community they have called their summer home for many a year. The location in Lakeside right next to the auditorium... More 

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Thank Falccros
Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2015

I agree about everything said about the Idylewild at Lakeside ,Ohio. We have stayed there many times, as well as in both hotels and other B & B's. Not mentioned is that for the physical challenged, rooms upstairs are difficult to reach. because there are long steep stairs to climb. Lakeside is not a 5 Star resort, and it is... More 

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3 Thank utrymypatience
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2014

Idlewyld is a beautiful place to stay, it is full of charm and comfort. The front porch is lined with rockers and is directly across the street from the auditorium in Lakeside! Great location! Breakfast is plentiful and full of variety, not the typical dried out pastries and beagles served at other establishments! Owners are available for advice about Lakeside... More 

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1 Thank JaneyHicks
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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48 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2014

We spent one night at this B&B. We were new to Lakeside, Ohio and the little town/Methodist Church Camp has many charms, including tree-lined streets, charming cottages and larger homes (like this one) and plenty of shops and leisure activities. The positives of the Idlewyld Bed & Breakfast are that it is clean and well-maintained. There is a large wrap-around... More 

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Parma, Ohio
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39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2013

The worst thing I can say is the water pressure in the shower was almost nonexistent. But the hosts were very nice and Lakeside is quaint and charming. A relaxing getaway. Breakfast is abundant. The rooms are smaller but adequate. There is central air. No TV in the bedrooms! But there is plenty to do-or just chill out on the... More 

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Thank JenniferD44133
clawson mi
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2012

Idlewyld is more like a 1950's boarding house in lakeside, Ohio. Good buffet breakfast, but only served at 8 am!! only had one TV to watch whatever the owner wants to watch, decor was out of the 50's, and you had to buss your own breakfast dishes and strip your bed and take downstairs when leaving!! the hosts were friendly... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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46 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2011

Our experience at Idlewyld B&B was a mix of strong positives and some just-OK's. But I should say at the outset that my wife and I were there during the Midwest Birding Symposium in September 2011, and things might be different at other times. Two big plusses: The hosts, Dan and Joan, are delightful people - friendly and accommodating -... More 

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Address: 350 Walnut Ave, Lakeside, OH 43440-1465
Region: United States > Ohio > Lakeside
Number of rooms: 14
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“Get one of the suites with private bathroom if you like to have your privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles SlRivR, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Families should ask for the VIctorian Suite , Rosebud Room or the Duck Room.”
 of 5 bubbles CleveFoody, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are not large but the Sunflower is OK and has pvt bath.”
 of 5 bubbles Falccros, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“GE a reservation in very early (like in winter) if you need a room on the first floor. Most rooms with shower and toilet facilities are in the corner of the room, with probably a partition in the room. there are several "down the hall" facfilities which are good. Inquire about what you should expect in the room before you book if you are concerned.”
 of 5 bubbles utrymypatience, 15 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms are typically a little quieter, but all are very lovely!!”
  • The rockers lining the spacious front porch
 of 5 bubbles JaneyHicks, 8 Sep 2014 | Read review
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