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The Waterfront Inn

Based on 140 reviews

1105 Lake Shore Drive, The Villages, FL, US, 32162

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Hotel Description

Located in The Villages, The Waterfront Inn is on the waterfront, within a 15-minute drive of The Villages Market Square and Miona Lake Golf Club. This hotel is 4.9 mi (8 km) from Glenview Champions Country Club and 5.3 mi (8.5 km) from Spanish Springs Town Square.

Rooms
Make yourself at home in one of the 120 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Your pillowtop bed comes with Egyptian cotton sheets. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Amenities
Enjoy a range of recreational amenities, including an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a 24-hour fitness center. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, wedding services, and a fireplace in the lobby. Getting to nearby attractions is a breeze with the area shuttle (surcharge).

Dining
Grab a bite to eat at Amelias, a restaurant which features a bar, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Buffet breakfasts are available for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and a 24-hour front desk. Planning an event in The Villages? This hotel has 1900 square feet (176.51 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and meeting rooms. Free self parking is available onsite.

Amenities

Amenities

  • 24-hour business center
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • ATM/banking
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1900
  • Conference space size (meters) - 176.51
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Elevator/lift
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Free WiFi
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Free self parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Laundry facilities
  • Meeting rooms 6
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Number of floors - 4
  • Outdoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Roll-in shower
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Spa tub
  • Television in common areas
  • Total number of rooms - 120
  • Wedding services
  • Year Built 2007
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REVIEWS

Guest Reviews4.4/5

4.4/5"EXCELLENT"CleanlinessServicesComfortStaffLocation

3.8/5 Jewell messer

"Bathroom floore was slippery when we checked in. Had to have housekeeping clean the floor. The ice machine was not working. The TV did not work properly. Had to have repairman come to fix it. Still did not work correctly. All personnel were friendly and responded quickly to complaints."

5/5 Jill

"Really comfortable quiet, great staff"

4/5 Karl

"Loved the dual Speakman shower head! Close proximity to Sumter Landing Square."

4.5/5 Nora

"Bed was great! Good size room. The staff in the morning breakfast room were great. Close to Sumpter Landing village center."

3.5/5 Linda

"Location, room"

5/5 Tom

"It was quiet"

3/5 Anonymous

"Bed comfortable.. Room Needs updating. Bathroom base board rotten. Would hesitate about rebooking at"

5/5 Chris

"Beds were perfect for a road-weary business traveler. Breakfast was as good as I have seen. Hot tub and pool were clean and very enjoyable."

5/5 Tracy

"That I could pay cash for my one night stay."

5/5 Bruce

"Beds great . Love on the water. We had drinks at hotel but ate down town . People were great . Only thing we talked to one of cleaning lady couldn't understand what I was asking for . But that's ok "

4/5 Anonymous

"Setting"

3/5 Patricia

"The rooms are clean and the hotel is in a good location"

4/5 Anonymous

"No Comment"

3/5 Dale

"Location to town square"

4/5 Mojoe

"Bed"

5/5 Christine

"We enjoyed the breakfast buffet for $10. Excellent!"

4/5 Shirley

"bed was comfortable, view was lovely"

4.5/5 Richard

"Everything about the hotel, beds, cleanliness, wifi, staff...everything!"

5/5 Lucille

"Location"

4/5 Anonymous

"Excellent location."

4.5/5 Anonymous

"Good mattress and pillows, quiet location of the room"

5/5 Flora

"Location, location, location! Friendliness of staff was above expectations."

4/5 Patricia

"Convenience to town"

5/5 Leora

"The quality of the facility and the friendly staff along with a very spacious and comfortable room."

5/5 Doug

"Ease of check in and out"

4.5/5 Patricia

"No Comment"

5/5 Heidi

"The beds were very comfortable. It was very clean and the staff were extremely helpful and pleasant."

5/5 Clara

"Beautiful place to stay. Very comfortable"

4/5 Michelle

"Location, breakfast and staff"

4.5/5 Thomas

"Location is beautiful."

5/5 Julie

"Staff, amenities, location"

3/5 Cheryl

"Front desk was very condescending when we arrived at noon and asked about checking in to our room..He said it's not time yet and you will have to come back..It was his tone of voice he used.. Otherwise it was uneventful and the hotel is in a great location."

5/5 Terence

"Everything was excellent. Will always stay there when I visit my cousin Ralph Kensell. Love the Villages."

5/5 Vera

"The room. The view."

3.5/5 Thomas

"Location is excellent"

5/5 Linda

"The breakfast was adequate with eggs and bacon and cereals, juice and coffee and pastries, breads, etc."

5/5 Charles

"We loved the size of the room and the location."

5/5 Stella

"Helpfulness of staff was great everyone was pleasant"

5/5 Howard

"Everything was perfect. We have been back at least 4 times and are going back again for New Years"

3.5/5 John

"Nice hotel. Weird place"

4/5 Arthur

"Location"

5/5 M.T.

"Very helpful and efficient in finding a place for us to stay in a short notice."

4/5 Thomas

"Bed was good dinner was good"

5/5 Dona

"I found the room to be spacious, clean, and with a perfectly comfortable bed. The bathroom had a phenomenal shower, and everything in the right place. My room had a fabulous water view, and the location of the hotel in Sumter Landing couldn't be better. The bar and restaurant was perfect, too, with awesome service, nice selections, and very good food. Try the teriyaki pineapple burger!"

5/5 Frank

"We went to this hotel to get away from Hurricane Matthew. Not knowing what to expect,we were absolutely delighted with the facility, the staff and the food and beverage. We overlooked a lake giving a good view of the storm. The stay couldn't have better."

4.5/5 Barbara

"Breakfast was good."

4.5/5 Linda

"Evacuated from hurricane Everyone was so accommodating and helpful even though they had limited staff due to mandated curfews"

5/5 Lisa

"Pretty Florida decor all over, plenty of room in our queen beds room with extra chairs, fridge, microwave & coffee maker. Great bathroom with double head shower! Wonderful breakfast buffet in restaurant that's open all the time & has live music in the evenings. So easy to walk around all the shops & places to eat. Great place to retire someday "

4/5 Elaine

"Under the circumstances of Hurricane Mathew all was very good. Staff very helpful, food was good, on the whole, the hotel was very good. I would imagine under different circumstances, it would be a real pretty place to stay."

5/5 Geraldine

"Atmosphere of greeters and location"

5/5 Linda

"I liked the location and facilities."

5/5 Lloyd

"I have stayed before and this time we celebrated my mom's 90th Birthday!"

5/5 Shirley

"Staff very hepful and good tempered"

5/5 Carol

"Average breakfast buffet"

4/5 Pamela

"Location"

3.5/5 Chris

"Excellent breakfast and great staff at breakfast."

4/5 Mary

"No Comment"

5/5 Verified Hotel Guest

"Only slept there. It served our purpose it was clean and well equipped. Staff was polite and it was easy to sign in and out"

5/5 Mark

"The location was great, just a 2 minute walk to downtown Villages area. The Tommy Bahama-like decor was nice too!"

5/5 Andrea

"Very nice room and good service."

4.5/5 Patty

"Room was very attractive Great location in the Villages"

5/5 James

"Hotel is clean, great location and very comfortable."

5/5 Amanda

"Beds were comfortable"

4/5 Tara

"Location.... Staff was awesome.... Check in experience with Natalie was great...."

3/5 Donna

"Liked the view from pool/back deck. Double shower head. Comfortable bed."

4/5 Anonymous

"Needs an upgrade soon..."

5/5 Amy

"Very clean and comfortable."

5/5 Phil

"Nice place. Very accommodating as we got in at 8am and they got us a room Staff very helpful"

5/5 Howard

"Your breakfast was outstanding. We ordered a small egg omelet and you gave us exactly what we wanted. We have stayed there many times and look forward to returning to your excellent service and entertainment. Love your location as we can walk to everything and there is a beautiful view of the water."

5/5 Anonymous

"This hotel is located in the heart of activity. Everything was in walking distance. Several touristy things to do, several restaurants to choose from, golf cart rental a block away, complimentary local newspaper, music in the town square and in the hotel itself."

5/5 Theresa

"pretty nice location. a little pricey food wise."

4/5 Devon

"No Comment"

5/5 David

"staff was friendly and helpful"

5/5 Irene

"Loved the location near the villages town center. Also must eat at Codys next door"

5/5 Nancy

"One of the lovliest little boutique hotels. Staff is delightful and very helpful ... Great Happy Hour -- goes all afternoon. Upgraded to lake side -- beautiful views ... Can't think of one negative thing ..."

4.5/5 Jgdesantis

"Room very nice, comfortable, & good size. Bed very comfy! Helpful staff & good location for our needs."

4/5 James

"mattress fair"

5/5 Jeanette

"Very clean rooms"

5/5 Marcelette

"Proximity to entertainment, restaurants, and shops at Lake Sumter Landing."

3.5/5 Kenneth

"Proximity to Sumter Landing. Nice pool."

4/5 Steven

"location and the double shower heads!"

5/5 Michael

"Location was excellent for meeting with friends. Easy walk to Lake Sumter Landing, to airport shuttle bus maybe 30 second walk away.."

4/5 Anonymous

"Very convient to shopping & restaurants. Beautiful setting"

4/5 Verified Hotel Guest

"Shower in room one of best compared even to 4 star hotel--dual shower heads-- very nice with backache after long drive arrival day. There needs to be mention of what the room has- small refrigerator and microwave was in room but not in room details."

4/5 Neil

"the view from our room, location, prices for our dinner and breakfast."

5/5 Gloria

"We loved everything about your beautiful hotel, the room was exceptionally clean, the bed very comfortable, the restaurant was excellent and your nightly entertainment was fun and relaxing. Also your location was just perfect as you could walk to everything. No car or golf cart needed. Can't wait to come back. Thank You."

5/5 Peter

"Location."

5/5 Pauline

"Convenient to my favorite shops and restaurants."

4/5 Calcharmac

"The bed was very comfortable and the shower stall was extra large and had a double shower head. Unfortunately, the elevators were under repair while we were there and we had to sometimes walk four flights to our room."

3.5/5 Irene

"We were not there long enough to enjoy the facility (just 2 nights) but it looked very nice."

3/5 Donald

"The Location is great close to town.Nice view of the lake"

5/5 Ivan

"Given the price of the room you should offer a complementary breakfast and provide keurig tea in room."

3.5/5 John

"The hostess at the bar was very friendly. Very convenient to the town square"

3/5 Richard

"No Comment"

5/5 Barbara Morris

"Excellent, efficient & friendly staff. "

4/5 John

"Food"

4.5/5 David

"Location"

4.4/5 PAUL SIMMONS

"BESIDES THE OREO COOKIES THAT WE FOUND WHEN WE MOVED THE OTTOMAN IN OUR ROOM UPON ARRIVAL EVERYTHING ELSE WAS WONDERFUL.  POLITE STAFF AND WE HAD EVERYTHING WE NEEDED.  HOUSEKEEPING JUST NEEDS TO MORE THOROUGH WHEN CLEANING THE ROOMS.  "

4/5 Eileen

"Coffee and paper in lobby, entertainment nightly"

4/5 Ryan

"Literally in the lake sumpter square vet close to shopping and dining"

4/5 Paul

"No Comment"

5/5 A

"The room was very comfortable and the staff outstanding. The location was convenient to everything."

3.5/5 Gary``

"No Comment"

4/5 Anonymous

"Location great. Staff VERY Friendly ABD helpful."

4/5 Franklin

"We had breakfast and it was great. My wife said the grits were the real thing!"

5/5 Anna

"Very helpful staff"

4/5 Jonathan

"Location."

4.6/5 Dan trimpe

"Had a great stay."

3.5/5 Sharon

"No Comment"

3.5/5 Anonymous

"No Comment"

5/5 Donald

"It was very close to the event that we participated in and also very convenient for our friends that lived there."

3.5/5 Michael

"I was there for a wedding. It was set in great setting with the hotel"

5/5 Mr and Mrs Derflinger

"Enjoyed a nice stay"

4.6/5 Gwen

"Hallway on seconds floor had a musty dog smell. Had a difficult time getting the room to maintain a comfortable temperature, stayed hot."

4/5 Jonathan

"The location makes the hotel a great place to stay when you have down time in your travel."

4/5 Anonymous

"Location and price."

4/5 Emily

"Location"

4/5 Edith

"Location to everything"

5/5 Carla Heidt

"We had a wonderful stay and we will be back."

5/5 Nylsa

"Cleanliness"

4.5/5 Elizabeth

"Beautiful location."

5/5 Sherri

"We loved the central location as we were looking for farms withing 30 minutes of all directions. I have never stayed in a room that was so clean! Gorgeous! The pool was great and everything was on the lake! We are just 50 years old but loved the Villages! Great place for a vacation for all ages!!!!!!!! "

3/5 Edith

"No Comment"

5/5 Tim

"Staff and location"

4/5 Anonymous

"Lake front location very nice. Rooms large."

4.5/5 Californian

"Great location on the water and near the main square if you want to be at Lake Sumter Landing. Very nice place."

5/5 Lori

"The room was clean and beautiful and in a great area."

4.5/5 Richard

"Close enough to the town square that you could walk to the restaurants and entertainment"

4/5 Nikki

"Comfortable bed, clean room"

4.5/5 Leigh

"The staff was very professional and responsive to our needs with two little children."

4/5 Thomas

"No Comment"

4/5 Ronald

"choose hotel based location in the Villages"

3.5/5 Anonymous

"location, close to restaurants and shops. Close to relatives we were visiting in the Villages."

4/5 Peter

"Hotel Location"

4/5 Anonymous

"Location good,near town square."

5/5 Beverly

"Everything"

4/5 Anonymous

"The Staff was amazingly friendly"

3.5/5 Malinda

"it was convenient if you went to Lake sumter landing"

5/5 TERRY K AUBIN

"OUTSTANDING STAY OF 3 DAYS-----THANK YOU-----------------T.K.AUBIN"

5/5 Lynne Heron

"Fabulous hotel, comfortable and well decorated. The bar was fun and the breakfast was perfect."
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