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Carmel, Indiana
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Our expectations did not live up to reality... The hotel is really old, thought it would be newer. The handle to the sink broke off...the balcony slider was off track and unable to lock. We were going to get another hotel upon arrival but we were so tired, we stayed. On a positive note..the rooms were clean, which is more...

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Cumming, Georgia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Keaton front desk staff was very kind. Rooms were spacious and clean. Our trip to Tarpon Springs was unexpected - we arrived without hotel accommodations and were pleasantly surprised as the front of the hotel sits on a very busy and noisy 7 lane road. As soon as you close the door you step inside a different world as the...

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked this place because I decided to eschew the reviews that were bad and focus on those that were positive. What a mistake. Our first room seemed like it had not been inhabited in quite some time when we got in, and the AC did not work. Generally seemed stuffy. Someone did come to the room and look at the...

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3Thank ChipCache
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We ended up here last minute after we realized a nearby Hilton booked us into a smoking room. The CFB national championship was that day so everything else was booked. The room and breakfast were much better then expected after reading some of the reviews. Nice porch overlooking the waterway. There is lots to do in Tarpon Springs.

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Atlantic Beach, Florida
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Booked a room overlooking pool. Was assigned to room on third floor in the middle of building. Road noise was horrible. Door would not close unless you really slammed it. Room was old and not kept up. Breakfast sucked and coffee was only lukewarm Don't stay here

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3Thank Robert R
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Paid $345 for 3 nights. That includes $15 a day pet fee. Hotel is on US 19 highway an 8 lane rd. BUSY!!! We had pet friendly room 231 all doors face outward towards road. Patio & Balconies face inward toward Lake Tarpon. Room was clean but dated. 2 full size beds & carpeted (yuck)small ants in bathroom. Unheated pool,...

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4Thank chicagoescape
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Quick trip to see a friend and price was right. Good size room but only set up for 1. If you want to have someone visit they or you will have to sit on the bed. Large balcony with nice view overlooking a canal with small boats but seating was cheap plastic chairs and no way to turn off the...

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2Thank Gary S
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

We had a really nice room, including the bathroom. Yeah it's old, but it's been freshly painted clean. Nice shower! The carpet is fairly new. The view from the balcony was beautiful! We'd certainly stay here again.

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Northumberland National Park, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2016

spent two nights here wanting to explore the area. On reflection one would have been more than enough. Next to a very busy road, the hotel was soulless and a bit gloomy. Staff were friendly, it wasn't expensive, but had an air of desperation. Didn't see many residents at the time of our stay which didn't help the ambiance. The...

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Summerfield, Florida
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Very disappointed. The online pics are deceiving. Hotel is very dated and needs work. Bathrooms are old and in our case poorly designed. The toilet seat was velcrowed to stay up?? What were they thinking. Drains did not flow very well. The room just looks old - new bedding didn't help to hide the worn out interior. Grounds need serious...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel is a beautiful, waterfront, Mediterranean style hotel, nestled quaintly around our boat basin, which adjoins Lake Tarpon. Lake Tarpon is a 2500 acre (10 Km) sports & recreation lake. All of our spacious rooms have a beautiful waterfront view of our boat basin. Our rooms consist of standard rooms with 2 double beds or 1 king size bed. Relax around the pool after a fun filled day of fishing, boating, golfing, sunning or sight seeing. When the day is done you will sleep peacefully, in a bed so comfortable you will want to take it home with you. We are confident you will return again and again, to enjoy the pleasure and comfort of our hotel. We are located across from Innisbrook Golf Course & Spa, just minutes from the Historic Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks, Brighthouse Baseball Field & Gulf Beaches. Meeting Rooms, Banquet Rooms also available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about VISTA Hotel on Lake Tarpon

Address: 37611 US Hwy 19 N, Palm Harbor, FL 34684 (Formerly Lake Tarpon Resort)
Region: United States > Florida > Palm Harbor
Price Range: $114 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — VISTA Hotel on Lake Tarpon 2.5*
Number of rooms: 95
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Also Known As:
Lake Tarpon Hotel Palm Harbor
Palm Harbor Best Western
VISTA Hotel On Lake Tarpon Florida/Palm Harbor
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“Don't stay in any room. Avoid.”
 of 5 bubbles ChipCache, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“keep looking”
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“Looked like rooms on North side might of help the noise from US19.”
  • Nite view Canal View room. It is a lot brighter than the picture shows.
  • Day view from Canal Room 2nd floor.
 of 5 bubbles Y5101ZUgarys, 25 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Look at room before accepting its location”
 of 5 bubbles vdfoley, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“stay away from this heartless place”
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