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Seminole, Florida
Reviewed 20 July 2016

This is a nice older hotel. Stayed here for business. Check in was easy and the hotel is located at the end of a long winding road on the water. It was a nice 5 minute walk to the downtown village area with lots of restaurants and shopping. This hotel served its purpose for my business trip. It is not...

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ManagerX1, General Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay at the Waterfront Inn, The Villages while on business and for posting wonderful comments about our hotel. We are happy you enjoyed our location close to downtown and various shopping and dining options. It was a pleasure serving you, and we hope to welcome you again soon. Christy Kitt General Manager

The Villages, Florida
Reviewed 18 July 2016

we decided to take the advice of some friends and try The Waterfront Inn. We were told they had great hamburgers. Well they do! Mine was cooked as requested and the burgers there are larger than normal places. we dined outside and they have seating inside as well. Worth the try

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ManagerX1, General Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for dining at Amelia's, our hotel restaurant, and for sharing your experience online for other viewers. We take pride in the various entrees that our Chef prepares with ingredients of the highest quality, and we are so glad that you relished your meal, especially the hamburgers. Thank you for your kind review, and we hope you will visit...

Johnston, Rhode Island
Reviewed 11 July 2016

The front desk staff was great and very accommodating! A pleasure to work with! The hotel itself needs some updating, especially in the common areas. The carpet needs some attention and the pineapple wallpaper, I didn't really get. Overall it's a nice property, clean, and comfortable. What made our stay was the room with a lake view. It really is...

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ManagerX1, General Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay at our hotel. We are so pleased to hear your compliment about our desk staff and that the view from your room was the most enjoyable aspect of your stay. We appreciate your observations. While our staff does a great job in keeping our facilities clean and well-maintained, we agree that an update is due....

Redington Shores, Florida
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We like this hotel and would certainly recommend it. The locale is great, within walking distance to shopping and very convenient. However, it would be nice if the person checking us in would have made eye contact. We were allocated a small room opposite the ice machine, even thought the hotel had only 22% occupancy. When I complained, the room...

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ManagerX1, General Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay at the Waterfront Inn, The Villages and for dining at Amelia's, our hotel restaurant. We are glad to read your short stay with us was pleasant and that you enjoyed the karaoke night. We take great pride in preparing delicious food of the highest quality, so we appreciate your compliments about the food we...

Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

First time staying here. Very clean, friendly staff & within walking distance of restaurants & shops. Entertainment nightly in the village square. Couldn't have wanted a better place to stay. Looking forward to returning to The Waterfront Inn.

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ManagerX1, General Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your amazing remarks about your recent stay with family at Waterfront Inn, The Villages. I am delighted to hear we exceeded your expectations with our attentive service and comfortable accommodations. I am glad you appreciated our convenient location in Market Square, with live entertainment, and so many restaurants and shops within walking distance. It's wonderful that you...

Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Gramma hooked us up with this awesome place on the water. Big pool and very close to Lake Sumter Town Square. Great evening entertainment and a nice restaurant on premise. It had a nice fitness center too. Very friendly staff. We stayed two days and will be back!

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ManagerX1, General Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Waterfront Inn, The Villages and for the amazing remarks! We are delighted to read that our beautiful location in the Lake Sumter Landing Market Square was perfect for your trip. We are also glad that you loved our facilities and service as well. Thank you again, and we look forward to hosting you soon! Hope...

Oviedo, Florida, United States
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Loved our stay at The Waterfront Inn. A very nice and clean hotel. The staff was VERY accommodating. The hotel is just a few steps from shopping and many restaurants! I had my children and it was very safe and convenient. You are also walking distance to rent a golf cart very reasonable. We ate breakfast both days at the...

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ManagerX1, General Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the terrific feedback, and we are thrilled to hear that you loved your stay at the Waterfront Inn, The Villages. We appreciate you recognizing our staff for exceptional service during your stay, and we are so glad you loved our location right in the heart of Market Square with nightly live entertainment, a variety of restaurants and...

Menasha, Wisconsin
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Prior to moving to The Villages we had stayed there a number of times. It's access to Lake Sumter Town Square is in walking distance for diner, theater, nightly free entertainment, outside bars, light shopping and leisurely walking. Many of our out of town guests have now stayed there as well. It is a great place to get accounted with...

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ManagerX1, General Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for making the Waterfront Inn, The Villages your home away from home. We are so pleased you loved our courteous associates and that you were impressed with your clean & well-equipped accommodation. We are also glad you appreciated our convenient location in Market Square, with live entertainment nightly, and so many restaurants and shops within walking distance. It's...

Ohio
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Our daughter got engaged in May 2015 and we started plans to have the wedding at the Waterfront Inn on June 11, 2016. It was only a small reception, (24 people) however Becky treated us with the same care and attention as though we were planning for a huge event. Becky assisted us with recommendations on the DJ, the Photographer,...

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ManagerX1, General Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Waterfront Inn, The Villages for your special occasion. We host quite a few guests on the occasion of their or their family member’s wedding and we are glad that you chose us as well. We appreciate you recognizing our staff and their attention to detail and exceptional service during your occasion. We will surely share...

The Villages, Florida
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We recently had our small,intimate wedding at the Waterfront Inn. It took place on the terrace with beautiful, flawless views. I want to say that Becky is the best Sales Manager ever!! She assisted with every detail and it was a pleasure to be working with someone who is clearly passionate about her clients. Also, Angela who assists Becky was...

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ManagerX1, General Manager at The Waterfront Inn, responded to this review

Congratulations to the happy couple! Thank you for your stay at the Waterfront Inn, The Villages and for writing a review recognizing Becky and Angela for their outstanding service. We were absolutely honored to play host to your wedding - it was wonderful! Thank you for letting us know that our staff produced an event worthy of your special day....

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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: RM684 - RM1,013 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Waterfront Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 120
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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?
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“It'll cost more $$ but ask for a room with a view of the lake, not above Amelia's the restaurant this could be noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles florap80, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Lakeside rooms have awesome view of lake”
 of 5 bubbles bsty, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Balcony rooms overlook the lake. Wonderful for coffee in the morning....or wine before dinner.”
 of 5 bubbles john45maloney, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“High floor on the corner”
 of 5 bubbles bluk123, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“lake front”
  • Fog Over Lake Sumter and Golf Course
  • View Across to Golf Course
  • Lake Sumter and Golf Course Mirror Like Image in Fog
  • Bathroom Vanity Area - Very Clean and Well Kept
  • View of Room Through Shutters from Jacuzzi Tub
  • View of Hotel Pool and Golf Course Across Lake Sumter
  • View of Lake Sumter From Room
  • Sitting Area and Extensive Views Out to Lake Sumter
 of 5 bubbles RLWOrangePark, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
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