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2.0 of 5 Specialty Resort   |   2801 Rio Mar Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 (Formerly Palm Plaza Resort)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Do you want a quiet location, a secluded pool and lounge chair area, an air conditioner with a thermostat that really works as it should, and a staff that is willing to talk to the customers about any topic, always trying to answer all questions and solve any possible problems? Then stay here. Edward, Keith, Chhuien, and Juan all added... More

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Columbus, Ohio
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place is in a great location and comfortable to stay at. Rooms were clean, and the staff was great from check-in to check-out. I'd definitely stay here again. (that is if I don't move to the area first :) ). The Grand Palm Plaza is in a great location just a few blocks from the beach and restaurants. I'd... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
1 review
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recomendo a todos que queiram um local agradável, confortável, com total privacidade e ótimos quartos. Atendimento excelente, em especial a atenção dos adoráveis Keith e Juan. I recommend everyone who wants a nice, comfortable, with total privacy and great rooms . Excellent service, in particular the attention of the lovely Keith and Juan.

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1 review
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I keep coming back to this place it's just amazing. Staff is just amazing. Rooms are apectacular and can't beat the location. If you in the area have to try this place. 3 blocks from the beach on the most amazing beach of FLL

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Daytona Beach, Florida
1 review
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been visiting Ft Lauderdale for years, Driving down from Daytona Beach and staying at various Gay Men's hotels. This one is clean and nice rooms. Nice location and good value. The staff is very accommodating and friendly. The only improvement that could be made is the continental breakfast. It should be offered in it's own "Breakfast area", rather... More

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Waterloo, Iowa, United States
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I the past, I have mostly stayed at higher-end name brand hotels in the South Florida area. I didn't know what to expect when coming to GPP, but any expectations I had were greatly exceeded. The rooms were spacious, comfortable, and looked and felt like they had been renovated just before we came. We were treated to thoughtful amenities such... More

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Ypsilanti, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My only complaint is that we only were able to stay one night. The hotel exceeds expectations on value and friendly, accommodating staff. The area is seeing tons of investment saving these great mid century complexes and is very close to the beach, restaurants, and a short drive or cab ride to Wilton Manor. Our travel plans worked out in... More

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Hyannis, MA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a week at GPP and it was awesome!! I had a 1 bedroom suite with a nice living room, full kitchen and a bedroom with a very comfortable king sized bed. Larger flat screens in the living room and bedroom. The courtyard and pool are very nice. The other guests were really nice - if you want to socialize... More

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Decatur, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We typically have a large group and have stayed at the GPP many times over the past several years and have always experienced a very pleasurable stay. The property was renovated last year and is now more attractive and comfortable than ever. Edward, Keith, Rick and Chun always go far and beyond to make sure everyone has a wonderful time.... More

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The staff at Grand Palm was very friendly and helpful. The room was comfortable, and the housekeeping staff cleaned very well. Quiet, laid back atmosphere. Within comfortable walking distance to the beach. It would be nice if the continental breakfast was expanded.

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Address: 2801 Rio Mar Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 (Formerly Palm Plaza Resort)
Location: United States > Florida > Fort Lauderdale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Grand Palm Plaza 2*
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Also Known As:
Palm Plaza Gay Male Hotel Fort Lauderdale

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NEWLY RENOVATED, Exclusive all gay male resort. Tropical, casual, relaxed. Clean, comfortable rooms. Grand Palm Plaza blends the best elements of guesthouse services with sincere, friendly staff to offer a gay haven. Ideally located, just steps to the Fort Lauderdale beaches with magnificent views of the intra-coastal on a quiet street. Simply beautiful gardens, Clothing optional heated pool, beautiful tropical gardens and new high speed WiFi system come together to assure that you always have something to do. ... more   less 
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