This hotel is situated among local business, about a 4-minute drive from Highway 91. Offering ample on-site recreational facilities and on-site restaurants, this property is well suited for guests who prefer full-service accommodations.
Both smoking and non-smoking guest rooms are available. All rooms include free Wi-Fi, a TV with pay-per-view movies, a coffeemaker, a hair dryer, an iron and ironing board, a safe, a desk and individual climate control. Rooms are furnished with two double beds or one king bed. Suites provide more spacious accommodations and are also furnished with either one king bed or two double beds.
Free parking is available on site and pets are not permitted.
A free breakfast is served daily from 7 am to 11 am. There is a Tiki Bar at the pool area and the on-site Beau Alexanders Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. J & D Sports Lounge, also on site, is open for lunch and dinner.
On-site recreational facilities include an outdoor pool, a hot tub, hammocks, a tennis court, a games/arcade room and a fitness centre. Other on-site amenities include a business centre, meeting rooms, a hair salon, an ATM, a convenience store and ice/vending machines.
The Festival Flea Market Mall is a 12-minute drive away, while Butterfly World is 15 minutes away by car. The Seminole Hard Rock Casino is 18 minutes away by car, while shopping at The Galleria Mall and Sawgrass Mills Shopping Mall are both about 25 minutes away.
The Bonnet House Museum and Gardens is a 25-minute drive away, while the Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale is 20 minutes away by car. The Las Olas riverfront, with cruises and a boardwalk area, is about a 30-minute drive away. The Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) is about 20 minutes away by car. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified by a front desk agent on May 17, 2013: Free breakfast served daily, 7 am to 11 am.
Many guests described satisfactory stays at this hotel, among the reviews used for this analysis. The outdoor pool and hot tub area was mentioned as the highlight of this hotel by many guests. Several reviewers also mentioned that they appreciated the on-site Tiki Bar and one guest said that the drinks were affordable.
Many reviewers described their rooms as clean, while several guests thought that their rooms were generally comfortable. However, there were a few room complaints (see below).
Several guests found the staff to be friendly and accommodating. However, a couple of other reviewers were disappointed with the customer service (see below for more details).
Other compliments shared by a couple of guests included: good free breakfast, convenient location for accessing shopping and restaurants, and reasonable room rates.
There were a few common concerns found for this property, among the reviews sourced for this analysis. Several guests thought that their rooms and the hotel in general had a somewhat dated and rundown appearance.
Several guests described disappointing meals at the on-site restaurant.
A couple of reviewers mentioned noise disturbances from the on-site elevator, guest laundry machines and the pool area.
While a couple of guests found the location convenient, a few reviewers thought that the hotel was situated in a rundown area of the city. These reviewers also found the hotel too far from area attractions.
While several reviewers praised the staff for their service, a couple of guests thought that the customer service could have been better. One guest found the staff slow to respond to concerns, while another reviewer found the front desk agents inattentive.
gave this hotel an average score of 3.2 out of 5, with 69% of 454 guests recommending the property.
ranked this hotel #116 out of 134 hotels in Fort Lauderdale, with an average score of 2 out of 5, from 434 reviews.
The author called the hotel on May 17, 2013 to verify some information.