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The Waterfront Inn

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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star Hotel
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All reviewslake sumterretirement communitybreakfast buffetnightly entertainmentbalcony overlooking the lakesales managerrent a golf cartwithin walking distancebalcony roombeautiful hotelwater viewnice place to staynice sizebeds were very comfortableconvenient locationhotel restaurantcoffee maker
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Waterfront in is close to all the entertainment, dining and shopping in Lake Sumter Landing, the center of The Villages. The location on the lake provides the best setting for outside dining. AND Breath Taking Sunsets I was there to record a wedding, outside on...More

Thank Michael C
Response from Amelias52, General Manager at The Waterfront InnResponded 8 November 2017

Dear Michael, Thank you so much for your positive review of the hotel. You probably work at many locations, so it's nice of you to share the beauty The Waterfront Inn has to offer. The staff and I are very proud of the hotel and...More

Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

This was our first time in the Villages, knowing nothing about the hotels decided to book online and wing it! We arrived around 9:30pm. We were greeted with smiles and friendly Hellos. The man that checked us in was very pleasant. The lobby was spotless....More

Thank HeathersS
Response from Amelias52, General Manager at The Waterfront InnResponded 7 November 2017

Thank you for your recent stay with us and taking the time to write about your positive experience with our staff as well as share about the beautiful accommodations. We take great pride in providing every guest a most memorable stay and it seems we...More

Reviewed 1 November 2017

Our party of 14 people had dinner last night at the Amelia Restaurant and our dining experience was very disappointing. We arrived at 5:55 and did not receive our entrees until 1 hr. 35 minutes later. We rarely saw our server and we had to...More

Thank Nancy K
Response from Amelias52, General Manager at The Waterfront InnResponded 3 November 2017

Thank you for sharing your dining experience. I will immediately meet with the Executive Chef and F&B management team and go over this feedback. We will get to the bottom of our food quality issues as well as service issues and make necessary corrections. We...More

Reviewed 1 November 2017

Very ordinary check in person (& I'm being polite), décor that should have been redone a decade ago, WiFi that works intermittently, aircon that smells, windows that don't open, even a little (safety?).... Where the Villages is an impressive complex, this hotel in the center...More

Thank atrecker
Response from Amelias52, General Manager at The Waterfront InnResponded 3 November 2017

Thank you for your candid and honest review of the hotel. We are about to begin revamping The Waterfront Inn which includes making changes to the Wifi to better service our guests. As the General Manager of the hotel, I am very eager to correct...More

Reviewed 19 October 2017

For the 2nd year in a row, The Waterfront Inn has hosted our airline reunion. All those in attendance remarked on the friendliness of the staff in accommodating our fluctuating numbers. The free parking, internet & close proximity to shopping, movie theater, restaurants & nightly...More

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Response from 00gc, General Manager at The Waterfront InnResponded 20 October 2017

Blondie, we are honored to host your Airline Reunion and are delighted you had an enjoyable stay at the Waterfront Inn, The Villages. It was a pleasure to know you loved our convenient location and that our facilities and service were up to your satisfaction....More

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GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$ 123 - US$ 209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 123 - US$ 209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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Mel H
27 June 2017|
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Response from KikiGinger | Reviewed this property |
I have never measured a hotel rooms square footage. I agree with Flora. You should contact the hotel directly.
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Mel H
27 June 2017|
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Response from FloraPhyllisNJ | Reviewed this property |
I was in a suite and a king. Both were large
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Oregoniansatlarge
8 June 2017|
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Response from Niferlou | Reviewed this property |
Call the hotel to verify but I believe they do as most villagers own dogs
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"Best views are lakeside."
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"A balcony room is the best!"
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"Stay away from 411, its across from the laundry"
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"Try to get a room on the lake side of the property."
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