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Edgewater Hotel, A Historic B&B

99 W. Plant St. , Winter Garden, FL 34787 USA (Show map)
4.6
16 Reviews
$89 - $140
per night

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About

Built in 1926 the Hotel still houses the original Otis Elevator. Operating as a Bed and Breakfast the recently restored second floor has 16 uniquely sized and decorated rooms with private bathrooms. Breakfast is included with each stay. Also located in the building are award winning restaurants, the Thai blossom, and the Chef's Table for fine dining, in addition on the first floor is a classic Ice cream shop and a barber shop. The famous West Orange Trail which is great for biking, runs just in front of the hotel. We are one of the few bed and breakfast's near Orlando. We are located only 20-30 minutes away from popular attractions in Orlando, including Disney World.

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Overall
4.6

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  • Guest room4.5
  • Service4.6
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Dining4.5

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My experience at Edgewater

5 on September 16, 2014

Great place and great value!


Unique Building

2.6 on June 30, 2014

A unique 1920s hotel that is worth the stay. Next to a 22 mile bike/running path in a quaint town.


A Step Back in Time

5 on November 05, 2013

Located in scenic Winter Garden, the hotel itself is historic and you can ask any staff member and they will be happy to share it's rich history with you. From the area's oldest manual elevator, to the hardwood flooring in the halls, to the design of the individual guest room, everything about the Edgewater Hotel is a throwback to days gone by. A delicious included breakfast, that is cooked-to-order, rounds out a most unique stay in one of the most unique B&B's around.


Great town, great hotel, great restaurants

5 on July 15, 2012

Edgewater is a lovely older hotel that occupies the second floor of a historic building in the quaint town of Winter Garden. We enjoyed staying there and meeting some of the staff. I would love to visit them again when we travel back to Florida.


2 Days in Winter Garden

3.4 on March 22, 2012

Having a couple of days to fill in prior to heading to the beach, we chose the Edgewater based on the price and the location. The historic community was great, with fun shops and restaurants to visit within a few blocks of the hotel. The Edgewater hotel was charming and historic as advertized. The experince there was acceptable and we would likely stay there again if we were to visit the area. You should not expect luxury accomodations and the breakfast, while made to order, was just OK. The place was not exceptionally clean, but not discusting either. All in all we enjoyed our stay, just keep your expectations realistic for this type of a facility. The staff was very nice and helpful.


An Evening at Edgewater

3.8 on February 25, 2012

My wife and I stayed at the Edgewater Hotel for one night before heading out on our honeymoon. The rooms were immaculately clean, the hotel had a wonderfully historic atmosphere, and the included breakfast was delicious. We found the birds in cages charming, and were blown away by the piano player in the lobby. (Not sure if he was a guest or employee.) There is really only one complaint: With absolutely no exaggeration the water-temperature swung between scalding and ice-cold roughly every 30 seconds. The "hot" and "cold" knobs were more suggestions than controls. To be fair, though, we assumed that this was because the building is older than the vampire LeStat (who may have been roaming the hallways). An extremely accommodating staff and a quaint location rounded out our brief but enjoyable stay. All in all, we would definitely stay again.


Valentines Day

5 on February 21, 2012

We had a wonderful time. The decor was second to none. Our room was the Honeymoon Sweet which overlooked the city square. We made new friends at the breakfast table which was custom made to our liking. I highly advise anyone who enjoys early 1900's decor and furniture to stay here. The only issue is that the town cock is right outside the B&B and chimes every 15 minutes. So if you want to sleep in, I would not recommend a room towards the front of the building.


A nice change from traditional Orlando resorts.

4.0 on August 28, 2010

Great value stay, and fascinating how much of it is original and restored. Staff are all helpful. We enjoyed most hearing stories from the tour bus driver during breakfast (hotel owned by musicians). We appreciated the flexible serving times for breakfast starting at 7am and simply being able to order a hot breakfast considering many larger bnbs just do continentals. Ice cream shop open late downstairs was also nice to stop at after a day out. I would also have liked to have included the trail and bike shop right outside the door as a plus, but unfortunatly I didn't have time to use it. Next time! The only complaint I would have is that they need to kick out the parked cars from the bar people from the parking lot! A few times we would come to park and had to find a side street because people were illegaly parked in the hotel lot. A hotel member did say that they were probably going to start towing...please do!


Great stay, great value

5 on April 27, 2010

We enjoy staying at bed and breakfasts and this one is a winner. The ambience was of a 1930's hotel, but the comfort was fully up to date: wi fi, good showers, comfortable bed, TV in the rooms. We had a great time.


A Place to Stay!

5 on March 29, 2010

We just stayed on March 27,2010 and were very pleased with the location, staff and accomodations. A really cool place to stay. We had to leave early in the morning and the staff even insured I had fresh coffee at 5:30 am. The Thai restrauant in the same building was very good and even took in a local play just down the street. Would definelely return when back in the area!


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Rooms & Rates

Standard double

A private room with one double size bed, a private bath, individual A/C unit, satellite TV and WIFI internet access. Each room is decorated with antiques and breakfast is included.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $82 - $97

Nightly Rate: $82 - $97

Two room w/shared bath

Two bedrooms connecting through a bathroom, with unique decor from the 1920's. One room has a double bed and the other room has a double bed and a twin, great for families. Satelite TV, A/C units and WIFI internet access are also included but discrete. Five guests may stay with an additional person fee, $5 for child, $10 for adult to be paid at time of check-in. Breakfast is included.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Beds 2 Double , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $128 - $140

Nightly Rate: $128 - $140

King Suite

Corner suite with views of downtown. The room has a King size bed with a gel memory foam mattress topper for added comfort and private bath. The unique decor from the 1920's gives the room great character, and a little area of the room is for seating with a love seat and coffee table. Satellite TV, A/C unit, and WIFI internet access are included but are discrete. Breakfast is complementary.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $116 - $130

Nightly Rate: $116 - $130

Location

Location Type

Historic Downtown, Small town

Airport

Orlando, FL (MCO) 25 miles

Directions to property:

Take the FL Turnpike North to SR429 North and then get off at the first exit for Plant Street in Winter Garden. Turn Left and follow Plant Street for 3 miles to Historic Downtown. We are located on the right side of the street in a three story building. Optional Direction: Follow SR50/West Colonial Drive west until you come to Winter Garden then turn right on Dillard Street and then left on Plant Street and we are located three blocks further west.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Museum, Nature area, Walt Disney World only 20 minutes away, West Orange Bicycle Trail, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Alarm clock, Board games, CD player, DVD Player, Fireplace, Piano, Telephone , Complementary Breakfast, Hairdryers upon request, Iron/Ironing board upon request, Fridge and Microwave in common lobby

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Coffee/Tea facilities, Internet Service, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:00 p.m.
  • Check Out:: 12:00 p.m.
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No NO smoking indoors or there will be a fine of $250.00
  • Drinking Allowed: Outside only
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No No pets allowed, only service animals.
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard
  • Deposit Amount Required: No deposit required at time of booking except for groups with discount rate a deposit of 50% is required at time of booking.
  • Cancellations: Cancellations made prior to 7 days of arrival date are subject to a $25 cancellation fee at the discretion of the manager. Cancellations made within 7 days of arrival date are subject to the charge of one night stay. Cancellations made within 48 hours of arrival date are subject to the full charge of the reservation. No refunds are given on deposits made for group discount rate.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Alicia and Micah Wilder

Languages spoken

English, Spanish

Resident Pets

Birds

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 7:00-10:00
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

Details

99 W. Plant St. , Winter Garden, FL 34787 USA (Show map)

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