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Boarded up old hotel - not interesting

Not an attraction -it is an abandoned boarded up old hotel - the only interesting thing is what it... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
gurufateh k
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
While interesting to look at - THIS PLACE IS CLOSED

This was the place to stay in years gone by....but is closed and barricaded now. Jut at the edge of... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
obiwan205
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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21 Dec 2017
“Boarded up old hotel - not interesting”
18 Jul 2017
“While interesting to look at - THIS PLACE IS CLOSED”
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Lake Wales, FL
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Not an attraction -it is an abandoned boarded up old hotel - the only interesting thing is what it once was or what it could be.

Thank gurufateh k
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

This was the place to stay in years gone by....but is closed and barricaded now. Jut at the edge of downtown it marks the skyline. Hopefully someone will buy and rennovate it.

Thank obiwan205
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

This is not an attraction. It is simply a derelict, abandoned building. I cannot imagine who thought it would be a proper addition as an attraction.

Thank Nancy D
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

Empty building in the middle of a run down neighborhood. Lots of small businesses , no real attraction at all. Sadly in a run down part of town that the city seems to have forgotten about. :(

Thank Diane M
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

This building has been abandoned for decades. The past few years a small group of people have been trying to restore it. Not much visible progress yet

Thank Bob A
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

This building is condemned! Has a big fence around it and boarded up. The only thing I have heard is occasionally there is "Ghost Tour", but haven't seen it advertised in a long time. I live in this area and drive by it every day.

Thank 4Bill7
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

This hotel that was built in 1927 and served people from aroumd the country and world back in the day did very well. Too bad today, the people of Lake Wales have no taste or class to help this building move along. Maybe you poor...More

2  Thank Chris R
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Reviewed 22 April 2016

This hotel has been in the middle of renovations for at least 10 years. The only progress I have seen is the outside has finally been painted. Progress is SLOWWWWWW. Once the project is complete I believe it will be worth while, cannot understand why...More

Thank Thomas T
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Reviewed 27 February 2016

This is an eyesore right in the heart of down town Lake Wales, it was once a premier hotel, but has long since been left to rot away. The area around it has been cordoned off and the fire stairs taken away so no one...More

2  Thank Joanne H
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Reviewed 28 October 2015

Owners have been trying for many years to restore this 1920's era hotel. It is no where near ready to be occupied or used. Considered an eye sore by many residents.

Thank Robert A
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