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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

I wouldn't say it's a bad place does need some work could use a microwave and refrigerator in the rooms. It is pet friendly I have no pet it's one thing if you are I have your dog out on a leash but when you let your dog just run around the place and I'm on the first floor and...

Thank stalltender
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

This place is the perfect example of a hotel that looks nice on pictures. But when you're really there, it sucks. When we first walked in the lobby, my husband and I immediately looked at each other and commented on the strong smell of what I would describe as a combination of mold and whatever chemicals they use to cover...

2Thank AmericanEagleFL
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

I don't like having to give this hotel such a low rating, but I really have no choice. When we first arrived, I noticed ants in the bathroom. We were just passing through for the night, so I was going to overlook it. We had a wonderful view from the balcony, a fridge for my baby's milk, and the room...

Thank libertina628
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Lost power during hurricane hermine for 2 days. Ended up at this local hidden gem... who knew. Staff was extremely accommodating under the circumstances. Best of all our dog was able to come stay with us, a big plus. Rooms are not new by any means, but impeccably clean and they have balconies looking out to a beatiful lake with...

Thank Mommyfatsacks2222
Reviewed 25 August 2016

It is a fine hotel, we got the two queens in a little shotgun room, everything was fine, the pool and jacuzzi were nice at the end of the day. The great part is for anyone with a boat that can fit into a single parking stall. (I have a 19 ft macgregor/sailboat). You can put in the water about...

Thank Brian B
Kelly H, General Manager at VISTA Hotel on Lake Tarpon, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on our location! We appreciate all of your kind words about our hotel! We look forward to your next visit with us! Again, thank you for the positive comments!

Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Decent hotel. Acceptable weekly rate. Rooms could use a better cleaning. The jacuzzi was broken the entire week we stayed there. The guy told us it would be working within a day or two. (Never even saw anyone working on it.) The water from the sink and shower would give off a foul smell. I believe it was sulfur but...

Thank SrelheS
Kelly H, General Manager at VISTA Hotel on Lake Tarpon, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with a review! I'm sorry the whirlpool was not working for your stay with us. It is true that work was being done during your stay. The parts required to repair the whirlpool had to be ordered and it took a few days to get them in and to make the...

San Ramon, California
Reviewed 27 July 2016

My room was on the third floor facing the Highway, but surprisingly quiet. The room was spacious, king bed was comfortable, I had a couch, Air conditioning, TV, microwave and fridge. I stayed 5 nights so this was great. The balcony was nice even though it was way too hot for sitting outside much. The entire staff was friendly and...

Thank calitraveler535
Kelly H, General Manager at VISTA Hotel on Lake Tarpon, responded to this review

Thank your for taking the time to provide feedback on our hotel. We appreciate your kind words and appreciate you letting us know. Our staff works very hard to take care of our guests and its great when someone takes the time to let us know! Again, thank you and we look forward to your next stay with us!

Tavares, Florida
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

This hotel is old and dated but not as bad as some reviews lead you to believe. Our room was ok and the beds were comfortable. The staff is very nice and the breakfast had good selections. If your looking for a 5 star hotel then look elsewhere but a 2 star was fine for us.

Thank Lisa J
Kelly H, General Manager at VISTA Hotel on Lake Tarpon, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide us feedback on our location. True we are not a 5 star location but we do take care of our guests and provide an excellent product and service. Again, thank you for your kind words and we look forward to your next stay with us.

Rockledge, Florida
Reviewed 23 June 2016

This hotel was out dated, dirty, It had cobwebs. Beds were very uncomfortable and pillows were worse!! Definitely not worth the money paid and wouldn't recommend you stay!! Don't be fooled by the pictures your right on the main road and can hear the car's driving by all night. The water view is just a small canal that leads out...

1Thank Sonshine333
Kelly H, General Manager at VISTA Hotel on Lake Tarpon, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide us feedback on our hotel. I'm sorry we did not meet your expectations. We work extremely hard to provide excellent service and a great product to our guests. I assure you the pictures we put online are genuine. Like all hotels our location has it positives and its challenges. While we are...

Lakeland, Florida
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Good dog friendly hotel. Rooms are clean, price is low. No fridge in our room at least. Bed is very good. Location is great. Movie theater across the street pretty much. Close to some very good restaurants and excellent breweries. In between Dunedin and Tarpon Springs, both great place to visit. I've been here both times, and both times the...

1Thank mfcohiba
Kelly H, General Manager at VISTA Hotel on Lake Tarpon, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback on our hotel. It is always great when one of guests that have stayed with us multiple times lets us know we are doing well. We look forward to your next visit to our area. Again, thank you for your kind words.

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  • 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
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • 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 Highway 19 N, Palm Harbor, FL 34684-1003 (Formerly Lake Tarpon Resort)
Region: United States > Florida > Palm Harbor
Price Range: $113 - $160 (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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 of 5 bubbles chicagoescape, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Looked like rooms on North side might of help the noise from US19.”
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