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We really liked the atmosphere and the staff. Everyone was helpful and fun to talk too. The beach view is great! The Tiki bar was fun and efficient!
Not impressed with the overall condition.
Great location on the beach. Lunch in restaurant great Rooms dated. And overpriced for a motel type room Lobby beautiful. Too bad rooms contradict Restaurant.... Lunch great....dinner not good quality and overpriced. No complimentary coffee in lobby.. even though water in rooms was yellow. Had to go off site to get coffee.. would not recommend to others. Sadly
Good: on the beach location Not so good: daily parking fee
Rooms need update. Lobby and the other parts of hotel have been updated.
I liked the location. Having the pool right by the beach was really great. The beach is great also. Be prepared to wait a long time for ONE elevator. I was on the third floor and had a stroller. There was never room to get on. I waited 15 minutes and finally made staff get off to let me go down. Also I suggest not going around spring break time. The beaches and hotel are packed with drunk college students.
Rude night clerk that greeted us. Old food in the vending machine that only take chaneed or dollars no larger bill changers anywhere. If not for the night clerk they would have gotten 5 stars from me everyone else was extremely friendly.
Beach front location, relatively quiet . Bed was comfortable and seemed clean. , . - Room was very dark, old beaten up furniture, - very small sink area and bathroom, - air conditioner was not possible to shut off or adjust, it was unnecessary noisy and cold in the room. - terrible pillows, used my own travel pillow - Kind of very gloomy depressing room. - very cold inside lobby and restaurant. weather was rainy but staying inside was even worse
Clean friendly staff. Drinks great! That I had to leave.
We stayed 3 days it was nice my kids enjoy it alot, you have the pool and the beach right there,it was awsome, the location was great you have a big Boulevard of restaurants, cafe,a small mall...all in front of the beach... I did not like that you have to rent the chair and umbrella,of the beach that should be included,
That was next to the beach only Horrible by not having all elevators working right.mostly all the time had to get the stairs and it seemed to not care
View was fantastic. Front desk was excellent in getting our rooms near each other. Couldn't have asked for anything better. Guess the only thing I didn't like was paying $18 per day for parking whether you parked it yourself or used valet.
Customer service was horrible. I damaged by vehicle on the building because there were no signs warning me of a sharp turn. When I asked for help the staff was rude. When I asked for assistance from the manager over the phone he made excuses for his staff and refused to help with expenses to fix my vehicle.
The staff was very friendly. I was happy to be close to the beach. For the money I paid, I was very far from the airport and any sort of night life. But that was definitely not the worst. I do not like to give bad reviews, but the room was hot and musty, the mattresses were covered in plastic and worst of all, my friend got BED BUGS. Talk about being embarrassed about booking that room. I would not recommend the hotel to anyone.
I didn't like anything about the place. It's old smell and I found bugs on the sink. The manager offered another room and told me, guest bring the bugs in REALLY! Awful place
The staff were very pleasant & helpful. The hotel was in a prime location and we could use two beaches. One was within 5 - 10 minutes walking distance and the 'Fort Lauderdale Beach' was 5 - 10 minutes on the bus. There were a great choice of restaurants in the area too.
I liked the staff, the kinda retro vibe, low keyed. It was right next to the beach, just had to cross the A1A. Bar right there, free breakfast. Lauderdale by the Sea is more relaxed than Ft. Lauderdale and they didn't allow spring breakers in so there was never loud noise. I would highly recommend this hotel. It was all fine. It isn't luxury by any means so if you like super fancy, this isn't the place. Other than that, it was perfect.
This hotel was an unexpected treat because has the original architecture, lighting and friendly staff without even trying to market their retro vibe. Reminds me of the hotels in the south florida mysterIes I love to read, Best part, I was a little worried because I was unfamiliar with the area, no problems at all, we even left our car unlocked without knowing. Great bar and fun bartender, make sure you ask the price of the "Skittle" shot offered before you order one or more!!!
The hotel was located across the street from the beach which was easily accessible. Many restaurants and clubs were nearby. Staff was helpful when we were in need of cab service. The bathroom, although small, had been recently renovated. The hotel is in need of updating. Many things were outdated. We felt the room was overpriced, although we were there during high season.
Too far from airport and ship port. Was not clean. Didn't book our shuttle when we requested it. Continental Breakfast was awful.
Nothing. I could not wait to check out. Nonsmoking room smelled like smoke. the room I was transferred to had the A.C. off. I had the front desk figure out the connection. the room did not cool off until after 3 A.M.
It is a "nothing special hotel", next to a very busy road. Luckily my room was not noisy. Maybe the breakfast is a little boring after a few days. Also the wireless had problems in my room.
Staff was was friendly, WIFI was very sporadic....and had to be outside to use it. So bring a long Ethernet cable as the port may not be in an ideal location (mine was hidden behind the TV stand) . Bar was closed (by the state of Florida.....not sure why.) Close to Beach, local stores and restaurants. Not fancy....no frills....but a good value. WIFI isn't strong ....must be outside of room (in patio area) to use. Even then it was sporadic. Parking was a little limited due to the rear parking lot losing about 10 spaces due to being flooded.
Nothing that we liked, my wife wanted to leave immediately and couldn't wait to leave, we travel the world, but this hotel is no three star, may be less than one.
Loved the cleanliness of the hotel and the staff was very helpful There is no restuarant on site, but they recommend you walk to their sister hotel to eat at their restaurant. They had one small pool-also told us the same about going to the pool at the other hotel. There are no snacks/breakfast to accommodate the lack of the restaurant
Clean, quiet, close to the beach. Staff made the check in and check out process efficient and easy. Pleasantly surprised at how nice it was since it was about $100 less than the hotels surrounding it.