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Wright by the Sea

1901 S. Ocean Blvd, Delray Beach, FL 33483
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Ranked #1 of 22 hotels in Delray Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wright by the Sea was a great experience for us. As the name says, it is "right by the sea". Each room has an unrestricted view of the ocean. The rooms were what I would call "old-school Florida". By that I mean that the rooms were very comfortable and attractive...lots of beach colors...very attractive. We enjoyed sitting on the balcony,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love Wright By the Sea - it has everything that you need in one of the most magical locations - close to everything and very private - gorgeous beach and sunrises - excellent staff and friendly, friendly and kind service. Wonderful place to stay! I return frequently.

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San Francisco
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife, two kids and I stayed here and found the location to be nice but the accommodations to be very dated. I didn't find being in the room or the hotel (which felt more like a motel) to be that enjoyable. It was nice to have a kitchen, but the room was so dated and old that I would... More

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Florida, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

We just returned from spending 4 nights here and, although we had never been there before, and are always hesitant to believe all the reviews, we really enjoyed ourselves. I agree that the rooms are a little dated, but if all the furniture and fixtures were updated, we probably wouldn't be able to afford to stay there! The grounds and... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

My wife and I spent 2 nights here following a week cruise out of Fort Lauderdale (about a 30-40 min drive). We enjoyed it tremendously. Yes it is a "throw back" to another era in hospitality....the 50's or 60's perhaps. The owners clearly take great pride in their property. The rooms are not Marriott "slick" (others might say a bit... More

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wells maine
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Unfortunately, we do not agree with most of the reviews. I will say the location and grounds are spectacular. Not the same for our room. We had a studio which was overloaded with dated furniture. Could hardly move around the bed without moving furniture out of the way. No need for a club chair as who would stay in the... More

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nyc
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Just returned home from our first stay,at this hotel from the past.We spent 10 days at this little gem of a hotel/apartment enclave and were so enamored by the place we booked the same 10 days for next year.Not the fanciest of places,but who cares.The room was charming,clean,quiet and a stone's throw from a beautiful quiet beach.Our room came with... More

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Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Wright's is a rare find, indeed! We've been enjoying our stays here for a good many years, and it's always the same...pristine, comfortable, quiet, reliable, attractive and good value. Not many apartment-type hotels are located literally 'on the beach', between the coastal road and the ocean...Wright's is an exception. Walk out of your apartment (on 2-stories only), across the immaculate... More

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Lynbrook, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Stayed for five nights on this wonderful property. The grounds and rooms are immaculate, the pool is heated with more than enough lounges and umbrellas, and it is truly right by the sea. There are cabanas on the sand, and the beach is uncrowded. The staff is so accommodating and friendly. We booked the studio, which in reality was a... More

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Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

We have made several trips to Delray. We have stayed at the Marriott. I would choose to stay at Wright by the Sea. Although it is about 1.5 miles from downtown, the oceanfront is awesome. I enjoyed being away from the hustle and bustle. We rented the two bedroom suite on the second floor. The furniture is dated, but the... More

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Also Known As:
Wright By The Sea Hotel Delray Beach
Wright By The Sea Hotel
Address: 1901 S. Ocean Blvd, Delray Beach, FL 33483
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Location: United States > Florida > Delray Beach
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Delray Beach
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Delray Beach
#2 Best Value Hotel in Delray Beach
#3 Family Hotel in Delray Beach
#4 Business Hotel in Delray Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Directly on the Ocean in Delray Beach, Wright By the Sea offers ocean view studio, one bedroom, and two bedroom suites. Challenge your kids to a game of shuffleboard, basketball, ping-pong, or croquet, or just relax on our private beach in a complementary cabana. Our Chickee Hut Pavilion with adjacent barbecue is available free of charge if you wish to entertain. Daily maid service (except Sunday), newspaper, heated pool, cable television, voice mail. ... more   less 
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