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Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Lake City, FL

Country Inn & Suites, Lake City, FL hotel exterior
Lake City, FL hotel lobby with fireplace
Indoor pool at Lake City hotel
Complimentary breakfast in Lake City
Lake City, Florida hotel room with sofa and chair

HOTEL INFORMATION

Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Lake City, FL
350 Sw Florida Gateway Drive
Lake City , FL 32024

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HOTEL AMENITIES

  • • Free Breakfast
  • • High-speed Internet
  • • Indoor Pool
  • • Fitness Center
  • • Suites

HOTEL OVERVIEW

Family-friendly Lake City Hotel near I-75
Situated halfway between Tallahassee and Jacksonville, the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Lake City, FL is an excellent home base for exploring North Florida. Just off I-75, our hotel puts you just 20 minutes from the magnificent swamps of Osceola National Forest and the seven freshwater springs at Ginnie Springs.

When your kids are ready to recharge, head to our indoor pool and hot tub. Families appreciate having all the comforts of home at our hotel, from free Wi-Fi and a fitness center to complimentary cookies and the Read It & Return Lending LibrarySM. Amenities and services include:

  • Free, Hot Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Indoor Heated Pool and Hot Tub
  • Complimentary Coffee and Cookies
  • Fitness Center

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Our Hotel Rooms
Couples and corporate travelers alike can appreciate a great night’s sleep on a Serta Elite® pillowtop mattress in our spacious hotel rooms and suites. Take a moment each morning to brew a fresh cup of coffee and browse the free weekday newspaper. Standard room highlights include:

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Microwave and Refrigerator
  • Serta Elite® Pillowtop Mattress
  • 32-Inch LCD HDTV with HBO
  • Free Weekday Newspaper

If you are traveling with kids, enjoy some extra privacy with a separate living room in one of our Two-room Suites. Perks include:

  • Separate Living Room
  • Sleeper Sofa
  • Additional TV

Bars & Restaurants
With our complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast, you don’t have to worry about getting up in time to grab a drive-through combo meal. Instead, enjoy tasty pastries and freshly cooked Belgian waffles, yogurt parfaits and fresh whole fruit in our dining room. For lunch and dinner, dine at one of several nearby restaurants. Savor family favorites at Cracker Barrel and authentic Mexican cuisine at Costa Del Sol.

Things to Do near Lake City, FL
Discover a wealth of outdoor activities during your stay in Lake City. The Country Inn & Suites is within 24 miles of Ginnie Springs and just one mile from the Country Club at Lake City. Don’t miss these other area favorites during your stay:

  • Saint Leo University– Home to more than 16,000 students, this private college is 20 minutes from the hotel. In 2011, the S. News & World Report named the school one of the “Top Universities in the South.” Stop by to tour the campus or cheer on the Lions sports teams.

  • Osceola National Forest– Take the 20-minute drive to this 200,000-acre national forest, where you can go hiking, biking and horseback riding. In addition to abundant wildlife, the park has a 28-mile section of the Florida National Scenic Trail.

  • Lake City Columbia County Historical Museum– Located 10 minutes from the hotel, the Lake City Columbia County Historical Museum is an 1870s home filled with stunning Victorian woodwork and Civil War memorabilia.

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Plan Your Next Meeting or Event
Whether you’re hosting a small gathering of 24 or a large meeting of 75, our event space can be arranged to suit your exact specifications. Connect to the free high-speed Internet access to play music or to show presentations. As an added touch, we offer notepads, pens and mints for each of your attendees.

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