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WaterBird Lakeside Inn

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Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

It IS run down-that is a fact. There are a lot of fixes that they could do that wouldn't cost much money. They store restauant equipment and uneeded things that should be stored elsewhere where the critical and review writing public cant see them. The retaining wall between them and the strip mall looks like skid row. They need to...

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Killeberg, Sweden
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Our room was large, clean and comfortable with a sofa and kitchenette. However, the best feature was the big patio doors that opened onto a balcony over a huge lake, filled with water birds. It was a peaceful, beautiful place where we had a very enjoyable stay. The service was excellent and it was really good value for money. Highly...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Please do not waste your time or money. ($100.00 per night) Worst hotel stay ever. Dirty and strained furniture, food on wall, sticky, dirty phone. The shower curtain smelled sour and the mold in the shower was visible. The trash bin outside of our entrance door contained an adult pair of "soiled" jeans, which stayed there throughout our stay. Spiderwebs...

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Reviewed 10 September 2015

The clerk didn't hardly say two words, there were no ice machines on the floors, the rooms were not very clean, the lake view was a marsh. The balcony was not very safe. If you had an issue, you couldn't call the front desk. My recommendation would be not to stay here.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
Reviewed 31 August 2015

My wife and I stayed here on August 3rd, 2015. I was concerned about some other reviews that I read stating that the hotel was rundown and rooms were not clean. The hotel was in the right location for us and the price was right. At first sight the hotel is rundown but the lobby was clean and did not...

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North Carolina
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

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College Station, Texas, United States
Reviewed 20 August 2015

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 19 August 2015

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Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 9 July 2015

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“Ask for a lakeside room - the king rooms are very spacious”
 of 5 bubbles emholly, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you must stay here definitely pick a room with a water view”
 of 5 bubbles beckahk1961, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Deck view rooms are beautiful!”
 of 5 bubbles cassandrawuerthele, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Our room was ground level and we were most happy.”
 of 5 bubbles joanneh116, 19 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Pick the Best Western next door. Bet they have breakfast.”
 of 5 bubbles RdHdHoosier2014, 18 Aug 2014 | Read review
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