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  • Tavares, FL
  • Check In: 4:00 PM
  • Check Out: 11:00 AM
  • Pet Friendly $100/per pet (max 2)
  • 111

Tavares, Florida, FL

199 W Ruby Street Tavares, FL 32778
  • Dog Friendly
  • 4:00 PM
  • 11:00 AM
Key West Resort Tavares
Key West Resort Tavares
Key West Resort Tavares
Key West Resort Tavares
Key West Resort Tavares
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The Key West Resort on Lake Dora is in Tavares – Mount Dora, Florida.  Our property offers the latest in style and amenities to make your Mount Dora area vacation or business trip a success. Conveniently located on Lake Dora in the Entertainment District, just two blocks from the Lake County Courthouse, you will find the hotel is close to everything you need. Each of our spacious rooms and suites feature hardwood or tile floors, wet bars with microwave, refrigerator, and sink, and the suites have fully equipped kitchens. Most rooms and suites have a private balcony overlooking the Seaplane Basin and recreational waterfront.

Located at one of Florida’s only inland seaplane basins, where pilots like to stop in, enjoy the entertainment, and often spend the night before the next day’s adventures. Jet ski and boat rentals are available a few miles away at Get Wet Watersports. Daily lake cruises are amazing on the 80-foot New Orleans Style Paddlewheel boat, the Dora Queen. You may also enjoy Kayak and Paddle Board tours with Adventure Outdoor Paddle. Live entertainment is common on the weekends on the waterfront at Puddle Jumpers (restaurant and bar) and Kalua Hale Beach Bar (bar with limited menu). Located on the Hotel premises are The Tiki West Bar and Grille, Hemingway’s Wine and Cigar Bar, and Shiner’s Bar and Grille. Complimentary continental breakfast is included with your stay.

Classic Boat Racing, Antique Car Shows, Sailing Regattas, and Jet Ski Tournaments are common events on Lake Dora in Tavares, as well as the famous Arts and Antiques Festivals in Mt. Dora. The Downtown Tavares area is an Entertainment District, where patrons are allowed to stroll (with the adult beverages of their choice) to visit the many shops, museums, and restaurants and bars. 

ADA Accessible Facilities

The pool is equipped with an ADA compliant lift. All rooms are accessible by elevator with Braille markers. All public areas are wheelchair accessible. We offer free accessible parking.

Meeting & Conference Space

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The Key West Resort on Lake Dora is the perfect place to host your next company event, business meeting, or conference. Our 1060 square foot meeting space can accommodate as many as 60 attendees and features breakaway space to accommodate more intimate conversations and round table discussions. 

Provided equipment includes high-speed Wifi, a digital LED  projector, and a 4′ x 7′ projector screen. Light dimming blinds can be raised to reveal stunning lake views. A wet bar and mini-refrigerator are available for presentation of light snacks and drinks. Food can be ordered and delivered conveniently from any number of the local restaurants surrounding the hotel.

We are in the heart of Tavares’ Downtown City and Business Center. Our lobby sits across from the Lake County Courthouse, the Lake County Administration Building and it is a short walk from the Tavares City Hall. We are the most comfortable and convenient place to host your next meeting in Lake County, and then relax from your balcony overlooking beautiful Lake Dora.

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Featuring a variety of Amenities

  • Modern Rooms

    At the Key West Resort, our cozy and spacious guestrooms let you unwind, relax, and rest peacefully.

  • Comfortable Suites

    Our luxurious guest suites will make your stay memorable.

  • Swimming Pool

    Fun for the whole family awaits you in our swimming pool.

Full list of amenities

  • 24 Hour Front Desk

  • Accessible Audible/Visual Alerts in Public Areas

  • Accessible Elevator

  • Accessible Front Door Entrance

  • Accessible Parking

  • Accessible Pool with Lift

  • Accessible Public Restrooms

  • Accessible Walkways

  • Air Conditioning

  • Braille Coded Exits and Signage

  • Complimentary Continental Breakfast

  • Complimentary Parking

  • Elevator

  • Express Check In/Out

  • Guest Laundry

  • Hairdryer in Every Room

  • In-Room Coffee/Tea Maker

  • Meeting Room(s)

  • Microwave in Every Room

  • Non-Smoking Rooms

  • Outdoor Pool

  • Refrigerator in Every Room

  • Pet Friendly $100/per pet (max 2)

  • Wireless Internet

  • Balcony Guestrooms

  • Lakeview Guestrooms

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