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Grand Palm Plaza

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2801 Rio Mar Street, 501 Orton Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 (Formerly Palm Plaza Resort)
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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

I have been staying here for many years. Go there for a few days every winter to get away from the brutal Boston cold..... The property got new ownership last year and I was nervous about going back. Glad to see the place has retained its lowkey atmosphere and friendly staff. Rooms have been updated and the property got a... More 

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NorthBeachVillage, Owner at Grand Palm Plaza, responded to this review

Thanks for returning back to The Grand Palm Plaza once again. I'm glad you realize our close proximity to the beach and night life. The new management has been able to propel the property to the next level providing newly renovated rooms and a very attentive staff.Hopefully we can get you back before the cold winters hit Boston once again.... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We just returned from this resort. It was superb with a peaceful, relaxing ambiance. It is very quiet with light music playing around the Pool. Edward, Keith and the Management Staff are unique in their efforts to make you comfortable. It is only a short walk to the Beach and a nice walk to many good restaurants. Stay away from... More 

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GPPEdward, General Manager at Grand Palm Plaza, responded to this review

Gentlemen, it was such a pleasure having you back at Grand Palm Plaza after we recently renovated the property. We work really hard catering to everyone's needs. Thank you for the suggestions you made. As you know, I take everyone's comments and work on bettering the quality of service here at GPP. As for the Plaza Bistro, I am sorry... More 

Branford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We have just returned form a month's stay at the Grand Palm Plaza. It was perfect! The property was recently updated with lush foliage and well appointed rooms. The location is ideal, just a short walk to the beach, bars and restaurants. Best of all was the manager, Edward, and the entire staff. They made us feel very welcome and... More 

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Thank Paul M
GPPEdward, General Manager at Grand Palm Plaza, responded to this review

Gentlemen, thank you so much for coming back this winter. We are so happy repeat guests, like yourselves, were very happy with all the renovations. Also I am so thrilled you are coming back again next year for 6 weeks!!! You are the guests that make running GPP a true pleasure. See you both again next year. Edward, General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

While I was only at Grand Palm Plaza for a short weekend, I was pleased with the accommodations and the staff service. My corner room was amazing and although a quiet weekend at the resort, was just what I needed. Paul from Pittsburgh, PA

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GPPEdward, General Manager at Grand Palm Plaza, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us at Grand Palm Plaza for your vacation plans. We are glad you had a nice and relaxing visit. We hope we see you again very soon. Check our website for special summer rates! All the best, Edward More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We've been here 4 times since early January. Mostly on very short notice. Sparkling renovations with all brand new furnishings...and suites with full kitchens. Edward and Keith have taken care of all our needs and gone way out of their way to help in so many ways. A wonderfully quiet location that's warm and friendly...yet still steps from the local... More 

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Grand P, General Manager at Grand Palm Plaza, responded to this review

Gentlemen, it was indeed a pleasure having you stay with us multiple times these past few months. I am so pleased your stay was wonderful each and every time. We always strive to be consistent with the level of service we provide. Best of luck with the new home! Edward, General Manager More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

We spent a lovely week at the Grand Palm. We've stayed at other places in Fort Lauderdale but really appreciated the comfortable updated rooms and amenities here. The staff, especially Edward and Keith, were totally sweet and helpful. They even mailed me my earbuds which I had left in the room when we checked out! Compared to other gay hotels... More 

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Grand P, General Manager at Grand Palm Plaza, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words about our resort. We love that you were able to relax and enjoy yourselves here. Also that you were able to take advantage of some of the other amenities our sister properties have to offer. We hope that you will be able to take advantage of the off season rates starting on... More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

This was my second visit.Loved the new, clean look. Met friendly,awesome guys. Had sooo much fun. The location was perfect. Also loved the fact I could workout at the Royal Palms gym, which is very close by. Returning real soon. xoxoxo Warren. Thanks Edward, Keith and Sean.

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Grand P, General Manager at Grand Palm Plaza, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying again with us. We are so happy you met such a great bunch of guys to hang out with during your stay. We have a lot of travelers who end up making life long friends when they stay at Grand Palm Plaza. We hope you will be able to join us when the off... More 

Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

My partner and I visited Ft. Lauderdale for a long weekend and we are happy we chose the Grand Palm for our stay. This is a great little hotel and I would recommend it for anything from overnight to a week or more. The staff (Edward, Keith and the gentleman who checked us in-sorry I cannot remember your name) were... More 

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Grand P, General Manager at Grand Palm Plaza, responded to this review

Thank you very much for choosing Grand Palm Plaza for your vacation plans. We were very happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Rick is the gentlemen who checked you in. We pride ourselves with top notch customer service. I am glad your experience matched our expectations. We look forward to seeing you both again in the future. Edward, General... More 

New London,CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

My partner and I have returned for our 5th visit !!!. The last time we visited (Oct 2012) the resort was just beginning renovations and was not overly pleasant for the obvious reasons. However under the new management, Edward has done an excellent job with this resort. The grounds have been wonderfully replanted and the buildings refreshed, inside and out,... More 

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Grand P, General Manager at Grand Palm Plaza, responded to this review

Gentlemen, thank you so much for giving Grand Palm Plaza another chance. We are so happy you came back after the building and property was renovated this summer. And thank for also mentioning my staff and how helpful and kind they are. I hand picked them all myself. I always strive to add that personal connection to every guest that... More 

Phoenix, United States
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

My life partner and I stayed this past weekend and had an awesome time there. We were very pleased with the helpful staff that allowed us to check in a little earlier than we had expected. The staff was very friendly and made us feel welcome from the first moment we met. The room was very clean and appeared to... More 

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Grand P, General Manager at Grand Palm Plaza, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words about our resort, and especially about our staff. We are committed to making everyone feel at home, and always happy to provide travelers all of the inside scoop of the week's events. We hope that you will be able to come back for an even longer stay. Remember that off season rates... More 

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