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Key West Resort on Lake Dora

CheapTicketsUS$ 118*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 121*
US$ 118*
US$ 121*
US$ 118*
US$ 121*
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wednesday ran out of there from a 3 night stay dropped to just Fri 5/18, construction everywhere, unhelpful staff..where's the pool oh it's in building 1 behind me you are in building 3 across street. I heard every noise in my adjoining rooms. We called to explain we were leaving and why and they didn't care. I am in customer...

Thank reflection05
Milton, Delaware
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We arrived at the Key West Resort ready to check in, but unable to maneuver our way to the office. It would have been very helpful if the reservation process included information that the entire area is under road construction and provided a map of how to meander to the odd parking lot used for check-in. Our second surprise was...

Thank James T
Fleming Island, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed in A LOT of hotels, etc. and this was a strange place. Beware, the road in front of the reservation desk is under construction, so you need a able bodied person to check in! This "resort" was buildings that appeared to be converted condo's? It's a area of the town with bars below the rooms, so expect a...

1Thank 4audie
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Key West Resort is right in the middle of "everything" in Tavares. It is a short walk to the bars and restaurants. The resort itself is 3 buildings that are on different blocks. The buildings seem like they have some privately owned units that the owners will rent as their schedule fits. They didn't have any rooms with balconies...

Thank rugbyco
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

My house just had a major water leak and black mold is everywhere. To top it off I started chemo for lung cancer today and my family and I are still staying in the hotel because they have to tear everything apart. We (all 5 of us + 1 dog) had nowhere to go. Key West Resorts opened their doors...

2Thank Afamilyoffizzle
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed in the Key west Resort for the Boat show per friends recommendations. The place was clean and convenient BUT The room was enormous with hardly any furniture! It looked ridiculous! The furniture was mismatched and appeared as if it had recently been pulled from storage. There were three prints on the wall which were IDENTICAL! The place was...

3Thank Carol B
Kevin D, Public Relations Manager at Key West Resort on Lake Dora, responded to this review

Dear Carol B, We appreciate that you would notice how large our rooms are - and apologize that due to their size it may seem your particular room was under-furnished. Each of our rooms come equipped with a wet bar and mini-fridge, microwave - as well as desk and desk chair, large bed(s), flatscreen television, and 2 balcony lounge chairs...

Melbourne, Florida
Reviewed 7 April 2017

The Key West resort could not have been a more perfect place to stay. Big rooms, great beds, amazing showers. The towels and linens are top notch. We had three rooms on two different floors and the rest of the wedding party had rooms also, no complaints from family or friends that stayed. There was a wedding at the Pavillion...

Thank holph
Kevin D, Public Relations Manager at Key West Resort on Lake Dora, responded to this review

Dear holph, Congratulations to your daughter, her new husband, and to your family! It is an honor that each of you would give us the opportunity to host what are some of your family’s most important and special moments, as the backdrop for your memories that will last a lifetime. We’re so glad you enjoyed the Key West Resort -...

Bradford, New Hampshire
Reviewed 5 April 2017

No where did it say the place was under renovation. No one bothered to let us know that there was a wedding party staying all on out floor. No one told us that they take DOGS in any room. The noise went on until midnight when we finally knocked on their door and asked then to please quiet down. Then...

1Thank Lesley M
Kevin D, Public Relations Manager at Key West Resort on Lake Dora, responded to this review

Dear Lesley M, Thank you for your comments. Please note that our hotel is not under renovation. The street in front of our lobby, Ruby Street, is being redeveloped by the City of Tavares to create a storm drain which will overtime improve the ecology of Lake Dora. The project is dual-function. The work being done along the lakeshore behind...

Maitland, Florida
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed last year and rebooked for antique boat show for staycation. Did not disappoint with private balcony overlooking water (and the antique boats!) with fridge, wet bar, large closet and walk in shower. Bright and clean with very high ceilings.

Thank Sailnaked361
Kevin D, Public Relations Manager at Key West Resort on Lake Dora, responded to this review

Dear Sailnaked361, We are so pleased that you chose to return to the Key West Resort during the Classic Raceboat Association Antique Boat Show - a return visit is the highest compliment! The Antique Boat Shows are always some of our favorites events. It’s unique and very special to be able to view so many gorgeous watercraft launching from the...

Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This is a brand new resort hotel on Lake Dora. There are three separate building. We stayed in the second building. Each building has 4 floors the 1st floor are businesses. The rooms are large with a balcony, walk-in closet, big bath, two queen beds, tv, and a counter with microwave, refrigerator, and sink. Unlike some reviewers comment about the...

2Thank Joepg629
Kevin D, Public Relations Manager at Key West Resort on Lake Dora, responded to this review

Dear Joepg629, Thank you for your comments. We must first address your security question. The area you are referring to as unlocked is the outdoor elevator lobby, which accesses from reverse Tiki West Raw Bar & Grille in our Building 1 and Dipped in Glamour Salon in our Building 2. The elevator itself is key-card access, only. Each of the...

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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located at one of Florida's only inland seaplane basins, where pilots like to stop in, enjoy the entertainment, and often spend the night before the next day's adventures. Jet skis are available for rental, as well as boat rentals. There is a steam engine (Orange Blossom Cannonball) that runs from Tavares to the historic village of Mt. Dora and beyond with themed trips. Live entertainment is common on the weekends on the waterfront at Puddle Jumpers (restaurant and bar) and Al's Sandbar (bar with limited menu). The hotel itself has The Tiki West Raw Bar and Grille, as well as Lago Dora Italian Restaurant, and Brand Charles Studio and Salon on premises. Classic Boat Racing, Antique Car Shows, Sailing Regattas, and Jet Ski Tournaments are common events on Lake Dora in Tavares, as well as the famous Arts and Antiques Festivals in Mt. Dora. The Downtown Tavares area is an Entertainment District, where patrons are allowed to stroll (with the adult beverages of their choice) to visit the many shops, museums, and restaurants and bars. The Hotel is located only two blocks from the Lake County Courthouse in Tavares, Florida. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Key West Resort on Lake Dora

Address: 199 W Ruby St, Tavares, FL 32778-3821 (Formerly Lakeview Inn)
Region: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Lake County > Tavares
Price Range: ₹ 7,434 - ₹ 10,795 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Key West Resort on Lake Dora 3*
Number of rooms: 64
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Lake front is behind 3 building and construction so it's a lie”
  • I'm in bldg 3 across street, no mention 3 bldgs, roads blocked, view from my balcony, past const
  • Yup my balcony view room 307 means bldg 3 across st..Lake view terrible
reflection05, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“get one with a balcony!”
rugbyco, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“Try to stay in building one and the two bedroom rooms are A-M-A-Z-I-N-G !!!”
holph, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Make sure there are no wedding groups on your floor and no dogs. They take dogs in any room.”
lesleym389, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“try the first building”
Joepg629, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
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