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Marco Island Lakeside Inn
Ranked #4 of 12 Hotels in Marco Island
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 21 July 2008

My wife and I stayed at the Inn during the weekend of July 18th. It was exactly what we wanted. It was quiet and the room was clean. I really can't think of one thing we had a real problem with. Marco Island is a very relaxing place. We can't wait to go back.

Stayed: July 2008
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Reviewed 15 June 2008

beautiful, quiet and quaint little place. The rooms are lovely and quite well appointed and comfortable. I would definitely stay at the Inn again!

Stayed: June 2008
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Reviewed 14 June 2008

We were disappointed. We stayed in the 1 bedroom suite. Size was good. The kitchen is old. The bed was small for us. Two people in the bed was a rough night sleep. Bring you own toiletries including shampoos etc. The restaurant wasn't open and hasn't been for 2 years!. It is not in a great neighborhood. The lake is more like a pond with apparently alligators! We didn't see any. Did see turtles and birds. Pull out sofa was horrendous. We have a tween and he was miserable!

  • Stayed: June 2008, travelled with family
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Thank betmoore4910
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MarcoMarciaBabe, General Manager at Marco Island Lakeside Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2008

We are sorry to disppoint this guest, but we do supply toiletries in every room. We offer the Gilchrist & Soames brand and each room has Conditioing Shampoo, Glycerin hand soap and Skincare bath soap. We also supply cotton balls and Q-tips .

We also supplu fluffy monomgrammed towels. Each 1-Bedrooom suite has 4 bath towels, 4 hand towels and 4 face cloths. We try to be environmentally friendly, so we provide a wicker basket on the bed for you to place any dirty towels that you want replaced , and we ask that you set the basket outside your room and the housekeepers will replace your towels with clean ones. It is our normal practice to let guets know about this upon check-in but there is also a notice about it in the room. If you need additional towels or toiletries, the office staff is glad to get you anything you need.

The bed that was too small for comfort was a standard queen-size double pillow top bed.

We still regret that we did not have the opportunity to exceed this guest's expectations. The first we knew of her displeasure was on Trip Advisor.

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Reviewed 20 May 2008

I really loved my stay here. It is such a charming place and no detail was overlooked to make it special for it's visitors. The staff were friendly and helpful. I will be going back and would highly recommend that you give it a try!

  • Stayed: May 2008, travelled with friends
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Thank dotink
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Reviewed 17 May 2008

A good value, even though not oceanfront. Extremely neat and clean rooms with full kitchen amenities. With the beach only 2 miles away I would rather spend half the money and enjoy the small scale Mom and Pop atmosphere. We will be back

Stayed: May 2008
Thank doclessmann
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Reviewed 27 April 2008

After reading all the reviews, we were very disappointed. We stayed in the 1 bedroom suite. Size was good, but everything else was awful. The kitchen is straight out of 1962. The bed dipped to the middle, making two people in the bed very uncomfortable. The restaurant wasn't open. It is in a not so great neighborhood. Nothing within walking distance.

  • Stayed: April 2008, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 24 April 2008

While in Florida to attend a wedding and visit relatives we decided to stay over and visit Marco Island for several days.
The Marco Island Lakeside Inn provided the perfect location. The price was about 1/2 the cost of an ocean beach location, however provided a small beach on a private lake for relaxing as well as a nice pool and very comfortable accomodations. Nicely decorated and very well maintained. I have recommended this place to several friends and will be back myself.

Stayed: April 2008
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Additional Information about Marco Island Lakeside Inn

Address: 155 1st Ave, Marco Island, FL 34145-3613
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Marco Island
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #4 of 12 Hotels in Marco Island
Price Range: £104 - £228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Marco Island Lakeside Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 19
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Marco Island Lakeside Inn sits two miles from Marco Island beaches and boasts a sparkling-heated pool and affordable rates year round. Come and enjoy the only Lakeside getaway on Marco Island. A Cozy Island Getaway. Our 19-suite Marco Island Inn offers two two-bedroom suites, 10 one-bedroom suites and seven studio suites. Our spacious and comfortable suites have been recently remodeled and decorated with a cottage chic decor reminiscent of Old Florida and Key West. Each hideaway is thoughtfully appointed with a fresh, clean white and beige pallet and select floral accents. Wicker cottage-style furniture tastefully completes the setting for an island atmosphere. Imagine French doors, private decks, lake views, tropical breezes and blue skies....You are at Marco Island Lakeside Inn. Lakeview Suites offer a screened-in balcony overlooking the Marco Lake, which is designated a natural habitat for local birds, ducks and turtles to name a few. It is the perfect place to sit and enjoy a cocktail before dinner while taking in the serene atmosphere. Our beautifully landscaped inn is located off the beaten track but close to everything. It is a serene sanctuary and a great retreat from the atmosphere of the large resorts and high rises. You will feel right at home the moment you enter. Our friendly staff is quite informative about the local area and offers a personalized experience of Marco Island. If you are looking to escape your fast paced life and slow down for a while, you will want to stay here. ... more   less 
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