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Lakeside Inn, Florida’s most historic hotel, offers a variety of indoor and outdoor venues for both, your business meetings, social functions, and weddings, featuring both picturesque views and historic settings. Beautiful gardens offer an elegant setting for your outdoor wedding and special events, while the indoor venues create a unique setting for receptions and meetings.

Indoor Spaces

Lakeside Inn offers a variety of indoor spaces that can serve as a venue for both business meetings and social functions. In addition to these spaces, the Grand Lobby may, at times, be utilized for overflow purposes. It works particularly well for large social gatherings of up to 150 guests.


The Alexander

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Attractively detailed, the Alexander Room is located directly off the main lobby and features its own fireplace and a direct connection with the Dora and Beauclaire Rooms through a partition wall.MORE

The Beauclaire

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The simple elegance of the Beauclaire Room highlighted by the semi-circular, windowed wall that helps in highlighting the views of Garden Terrace.  The Beauclaire Room is located directly off the main lobby and features a direct connection with the Dora and Alexander Rooms through folding partition walls.MORE

The Dora

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Located between the Alexander and Beauclaire Rooms, with direct access to the main lobby. May be combined with either The Alexander or Beauclaire rooms for added space. MORE

The Grandview


A very bright and cheery room with plenty of windows and a hardwood floor.  The Grandview Room is located directly off the main lobby.MORE

The Donnelly

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The Donnelly Room is located on the second floor of The Gatehouse Building and features a bright and very private location for small-to-medium sized meetings and functions.MORE

The McDonald

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 Located upstairs in the Historic Inn, the Board Room is the perfect small meeting space.MORE

The Grand Lobby

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The hotel lobby located on the first floor of the main hotel has wooden floors, a very large fireplace, and plenty of space for an indoor wedding. MORE


Outdoor Venues

The Oaks

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 Just steps from Lake Dora, this venue features majestic moss draped oaks and a picturesque white gazebo.  The westerly view assures beautiful year-round sunsets. MORE

The Garden Terrace

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The Garden Terrace is immediately outside of The Beauclaire Room and features a lush garden setting with a lovely white arbor as a backdrop. MORE

The Beach

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This is an ideal location for the couple that would like to feel the sand between their toes.  Beautiful sunsets over Lake Dora will serve as the perfect backdrop.MORE

The Great Lawn

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This large central lawn area offers views both of Lake Dora with the historic Lakeside Building and large Verandah as a backdrop.  The Great Lawn will accommodate up to 300 guests and may be fully or partially tented if desired.MORE

The Verandah

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Stretching the full length of the historic Lakeside Building, the Verandah is lined with traditional white rocking chairs and features a stunning westerly view of Lake Dora and the Inn’s handsomely landscaped grounds.MORE

The Dock

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Located 150 feet off the shore of Lake Dora, this large platformed area can accommodate groups of up to 50 persons for a wide variety of functions.MORE