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Monroe's On The Lake Hotel & Banquet Hall

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Sanford, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed for a month. I could have rented a nice condo but this is a one of a kind location. My door opened right to the water. Incredible waking up to the sunrise on your balcony. Walk to great restaurants. Fellow guests range from high-end to in-between jobs. Building is older and nothing special. Most of the rooms are... More 

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Ellsworth, Maine
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's a little old...but for us that was part of its appeal. But for someone who's fussy about everything looking brand new and super spiffy...maybe they could nit pick. It's close to charming old street with nice restaurants, right on lake with views, airport shuttle, decent breakfast....What's not to like??

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

In the search for a place close to my son and the airport and an area that offered some fun things to do, Monroe's on the Lake surely fit the bill, totally. No, it is not a Marriott or Wyndam, or Hyatt, but the beds were surely comfortable, with a small refrigerator for my personal beverages and snack. Great FREE... More 

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Motel leaves a little to be desired but is currently under renovation. The room was clean and semi updated but still rather dated but most definitely served it's purpose. Pricing for the location was excellent. Under $100 with taxes. It's on the water next to a couple of marinas and right next door to a bar featuring some great music... More 

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St. Simons Island
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This could be my kind of place! I loved the location, and the sweet town of Sanford is right there with excellent restaurants within walking distance. The problem is that they advertise free parking and free shuttle to Sanford airport. What I didn't see was the extremely fine print that shows an $8 per day parking fee for the "free"... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I flew out of Sanford/Orlando airport in the early morning, after visiting Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights with my friend and two teenagers until 1am. We booked the hotel because of its close proximity to the airport and its offer of the free airport shuttle service. I made the reservation by phone and the desk clerk was extremely pleasant and... More 

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Saint Augustine
1 review
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Located near a biker bar. Woke up during the night to hear loud voices and the roar of motorcycles. Soap or water caused my face to break out - could of been the towels or soap they supplied. On a positive note, it was located next to the dinner cruise boat that we took.

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Jacksonville, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Font desk they were nice but that's where everything else goes south. The room calls for no smoking but it was so full of cigarettes smoke it gave me a headache. Next the bed head board was ready to come of it hinges and the shower was in bad shape. Next the air conditioner was not working right it smelled... More 

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85 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Had a lake view room. Door set the tone (see photo), moulding had been jimmied & bent. Next door room could be opened by shoulder bump in spite of lock (they kept taking their valuables to the car when leaving room). No bench, etc to put luggage on. The "vanity" was a fake antique dresser, not attached to the wall,... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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42 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This is the perfect location for exploring Historic Sanford. Check in was smooth and friendly. Room key sucked but I know they are working on that. The room is exactly what I expected. Clean but smelled a little funky. Nice furniture, fridge, shower, microwave and coffee. Next time we will have to try the pool because it looked wonderful. We... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Banquet Room
  • Airport Transportation
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rest and relax in our quaint, comfortable rooms, or outdoor courtyard area overlooking the pool and beautiful Lake Monroe. Enjoy individual, outdoor access to rooms with no stuffy hallways! Located on the marina in Historic Downtown Sanford, with shopping and dining minutes away; also just under five miles from the Sanford-Orlando International Airport, (SFB). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Monroe's On The Lake Hotel & Banquet Hall

Address: 530 N Palmetto Ave, Sanford, FL 32771-1354
Region: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Sanford
Price Range: ₹ 5,198 - ₹ 6,976 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Monroe's On The Lake Hotel & Banquet Hall 2*
Number of rooms: 75
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“247-248-249 are worth every penny. Pay extra to get them. Face the lake 2nd floor.”
 of 5 bubbles ahhnatural, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I liked the ease of the lower level for transporting my luggage. No elevator for the 2nd floor. But it is only 2 floors, so not great issue.”
  • Plenty of drawer and hanging space, Frig and TV
  • View from the room of the pool and lake. Will be nice when all the curtains are replaced with bl
  • Hot water, New curtain
  • Decent light for makeup. Those drawers do not open
  • 4 minutes stroll from your hotel room to the Sanford Riverwalk
  • I had a 2 queen unit, lower level, Room 112
  • Marina outside the hotel door
  • They provide coffee with filter pods. I got my own, but ya need to get filters. Family Dollar go
 of 5 bubbles decoratingplus, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Our preferance was inside, pool and lake view. Still a great view but seem quieter and nicer!”
 of 5 bubbles thecappuccinoman, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No elevator to go up stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles SSI-Local, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms away from the bar - maybe quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles SaintAugustineMillie, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
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