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Rainbow on the Ocean

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1231 Hillsboro Mile, Hillsboro Beach, FL 33062
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Rainbow on the Ocean
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed for 6 days in a hotel unit. Our room was clean and included some dishes, a microwave and frig. Definitely an older property and could use some work, but again it was clean, the grounds and pool are nice and you are right on the ocean. It's a great value for the location. We had a couple of maintenance... More 

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Boston , Mass.
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4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Rainbow for a week in February and then again for a week in March this winter . A week last march makes three times total.After bouncing around many places in Florida, east coast , west coast and Key West , this is by far are favorite .The location is beautiful.The units are a bit small, but... More 

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RepOwner, Manager at Rainbow on the Ocean, responded to this review

Bob, We're glad you finally found a place you love after searching South Florida. Especially after the winter Boston has had. We love having you and your wife here with us. We all look forward to your return !! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed our second year at Rainbow on the Ocean. We were pleased with our stay. The staff were very helpful and accommodating. The grounds are very well maintained. The views are wonderful, we cannot wait to return next year. We recommend this place as a welcome respite from "Old man Winter" Marilou and John

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RepOwner, Manager at Rainbow on the Ocean, responded to this review

Marilou & John, So glad you were back with us this year. Thanks for your kind words. Myself and the rest of the Rainbow staff look forward to seeing you both next year. Until then, stay warm! More 

Pompano Beach, Florida
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I live in Pompano Beach close to the hotel and my family rented 10 rooms at your hotel from the end of June to the end of July 2014. After many years of having our family reunion at your hotel we have decided that if you still have the same manager as last year, Ella Marcum, we will look for... More 

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RepOwner, Owner at Rainbow on the Ocean, responded to this review

Our property is a semi-private resort and each unit is individually owned. As such, each owner and management has an interest in maintaining the integrity of their property and an interest in ensuring the safety and enjoyment of all of our guests. Accordingly, there are policies that we must follow. When there is a need to review those policies with... More 

Montreal, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

There are many reasons that we continue to go back to the charming Rainbow over the years.Besides being right on its own private beach,the hotel has a beautiful,heated swimming pool on the manicured grounds. The convenient accommodations include clean,fully equipped apartments and a large,inviting community room.The overall atmosphere is friendly and calm,owing to the kindness and competence of office staff,maids,and... More 

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Shurlock Row, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We have stayed at the Rainbow for many years, but not for the past two , because our family have come to the UK for Xmas, instead of us visiting there. We stay at the Rainbow because it is right on the beach, the rooms are clean and well appointed, the communal areas are clean, the attitude is one of... More 

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Adrian, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

My husband and I had the awesome opportunity to stay at the Rainbow On The Ocean for a last minute, 3- night getaway. Not only did we escape the cold of the changing Michigan season but we found an amazing piece of paradise that we have yet to stop talking about! Loved the location, the accommodations, the beach, the restaurants,.......this... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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20 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We were looking for something other than a big, bland high end hotel on the beach in Florida during a trip back to the US. After some looking, including on TA, we decided to give the Rainbow a try. The property sits just south of the public beaches in Deerfield Beach. Beach in front of the proprerty is virtually empty.... More 

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Canton, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This small, quaint and beautiful property is a hidden gem! Our families had updated one bed room condos with fully equipped kitchens. We had a private beach area and a heated pool to enjoy! The staff was very nice and welcoming. And the property is literally walking distance to great restaurants, shopping and fishing pier! Our family has already made... More 

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Pembroke Pines, Florida
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This is the third year I stay here and it continues to get worse every year. It is sad because the location is perfect but management is horrible. The maintenance is terrible. I am looking for another place to stay next year. Just not worth the aggravation;I spent a good amount to enjoy myself not deal with hassle. Think about... More 

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