The Fountain Inn is located in the heart of Lakeside's charming business district and within walking distance to Lake Erie, Hoover Auditorium, and Heritage Hall Museum. It's a year-round destination for family getaways, reunions, wedding parties, conferences and business retreats. During your stay enjoy our in-house restaurant, Slack House Historic Cafe, featuring a nostalgic menu of gourmet burgers, hand-cut fries and over-the-top shakes as well as soups, salads and more.

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Make a Reservation

Make an online reservation or call our reservations line at 419.798.4461, ext. 230 for details about year-round accommodations. Be sure to check back often for promotions and getaway packages.

Deposit: The first night's deposit with tax is required to guarantee your room reservation.

Cancellation Policy: Should you cancel at any time, your deposit - except for the $25.00 cancellation fee - will be refunded to you. Should you cancel with less than 72 hours before arrival date, your entire deposit is forfeited.

Please note during our summer season (May 28 - Sept. 6, 2021) Lakeside is a gated community and you must purchase a daily pass for both entrance and parking. Click here for details.

Please check availability below:


Specials & Promotions

Lakeside Marblehead Lighthouse Festival Special

Visit Lakeside for the Lakeside Marblehead Lighthouse Festival on October 9! Book your room and receive a $25 gift card (per room/per stay) to Slack House Historic Cafe and two (2) free s’mores kits (per room/per stay). Offer available Friday to Sunday, October 8-10.

Friday and Saturday evenings enjoy fire pits in front of the hotel to roast your s'mores and hot dogs Guests also receive a hot breakfast served daily and access to the fitness room in the Wellness Center.

To book a hotel room with a promotion, please follow these steps:

1. Click on Accommodations (Fountain Inn or Hotel Lakeside)

2. Scroll down and check for promotions

3. Click the blue “check availability” button

4. Pick your dates of availability

5. Number of adults & children

6. Click on Rate Options

4, 5 and 6 are located on the top bar of the webpage.

7. Click on any specials or promotions you’re interested in

8. Click on “Check Availability”

9. Click “Book It”

Continue with reservation details (name, credit card number, email address)

10. Book now!


Amenities include ALL non-smoking rooms and facility, complimentary breakfast, wheelchair accessible side entrance, elevator, ATM, ice/vending machines, fridge, microwave, iron and ironing board in all rooms.

Guests with a Chautauqua Pass may also utilize the Grindley Aquatic & Wellness Campus at no additional charge between Labor Day and Memorial Day weekend. There may be additional charges for certain classes or entertainment venues.

Check-in is any time after 3 p.m., and check-out is any time before 11 a.m.

Rooms & Suites

To view photos of each room, click the 'Check Availability' button above.

Heritage Suites

These suites are the largest with a king bed, private bath, microwave, refrigerator and a variety of upgraded amenities. Heritage Suites are well apportioned and well priced.

Chautauqua Rooms

Our Chautauqua rooms offer one king bed or one queen or two full beds, fridge/microwave combo and upgraded amenities.

Family Rooms

Our family rooms consist of two full beds, fridge/microwave combo and a living area. Our Family Rooms are designed to host a family without having to reserve multiple rooms and sleep up to four comfortable.

Traditional Rooms

Our Traditions Rooms are the original Fountain Inn rooms. Traditional rooms are smaller rooms with one full bed or two twin beds and fridge/microwave combo and are the most affordable option at the Fountain Inn.