I had some time today to go by and take a look at the 3 primary options in Homosassa. On a positive note, all 3 places confirmed that October is probably their least busiest time. Each of these has sufficient room for the group and any kind of gathering we would have.
Camp N Water
As we all know, this is an RV park but does have 12 (I think) mobile home park-model type cabins. The campground has nice looking sites with full hookups. I was only able to see one cabin because all the other were full. The one I saw, well...it was clean. That's about all I can say about them. They're pretty much old, outdated, well-used, etc. I'm sure they're sufficient, but I'd rather not. On the plus side, this place has its own canal and very private dockage.
Typical Cabin: $127/night
Boat Slip: $5/day
This place is basically the center of the action. There is a bar/restaurant on the property, along with boat ramp and tackle & bait shop. The property itself is nice, but I was reminded today just how crowded and active it can get with outside traffic. They have 2 basic styles of rooms that would appeal to us: Standard and Efficiency. The Standard rooms are just like any basic motel room you've ever seen, and none of them have a refrigerator. The Effiency rooms are larger and have a full kitchen. They say that all the rooms have been remodeled, but I don't think they're definition of "remodel" would agree with what most people expect. Generally speaking, the rooms are clean and much nicer than those at Camp N Water. I would be willing to stay there for a night or two, but it's certainly not better than 2 star quality. They have 10 boat slips that are free to the guests and first come first served (no reservations). The slips are right on the river, though this area is a no wake zone.
When you're heading toward Macraes, if you turn left at the ramp, you go to the rooms for Macraes. But if you turn right, you go into Riverside Resort. And while I had commented before about this place being so busy and full of traffic, I might have to reconsider that statement. There are rooms which face out over the river that are more/less immune to the busy-ness. I'll say this: Riverside Resort is BY FAR the nicest place of the three. They have very nice rooms that overlook the river, are very spacious, very clean, have full kithcens, and quite frankly, you just can't do any better than this. The boat slips are on the river, but are protected by the dock layout (kinda hard to explain). Of course, this level of quality comes at a price...
1 BR, 1 BA (river view): $160/night
1 BR, 1 BA (river front): $180/night
Standard (very much motel style): $85/night
(Other room options available if you want)
Boat Slips: $20/night
The manager at Riverside Resport wasn't there when I was, but I'm awaiting a call from her regarding a potential group discount.
If you're at Macraes or Riverside, you're right next to each and within walking/stumbling distance to 2 or 3 restaurants.