Thought it was exactly what I expected A review of Inn by the Lake
Stayed at the Inn by Lake August 20th thru the 27th and it was great. Made sure I made my reservations early and put in specific requests went thru SW package thru triple A travel. Emailed the hotel which was very helpful on the ages of my children our interests and what we wanted to do and also any suggestions. They were kind enough to send me tons of brochures that allowed to vist websites and get discounts ahead of time.
I also made sure I had a view front room on the top floor and 2 firm queen beds which they had for me. Check in was breeze this is a hotel thats decorated a little tired but location was great.
The jacuzzi was two tiered and we loved it. The pool ok size but I am so tired of swimming in hotels have only 5 feel deep. Nice chairs around the pool. The continental breakfast very minimal strickly a few fruits coffee and bagels and cereals some yougart would have added so much. Was great to have a laundry room.
The room had a great view of the lake but when you opened the door it was very noisy. Now with the door shut you could not hear one sound from the four lane highway below. The deck small but two chairs and a small table was adequate and there was airconditioning. Bathroom small. Coffee pot in room life saver, had to pay for fridge did not like that with the long stay I had. The people at the front desk always polite and nice.
The hotel had good parking and good security. The place is huge and the rooms towards the back of the hotel were for sure quieter but no view of the lake. And the view of the lake outstanding.
Very conveinently located. We were one mile from the stateline, a resturant right out the door. A grocery store 2 blocks away. And for parasailing, kayaking, boating we could walk only 1/4 of a mile away. Very conveinent to lots of activies. bikes readily available.
This is an excellent motel hotel with your basics. But you are on a 4 lane highway if you want a view.
But the sailboats and the hot airballon on the lake were killer.
Would stay there again.