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Blue Strawberry by the Sea

4220/4208 North Ocean Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308 (Formerly Paradise By The Sea Resort)
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Ranked #69 of 135 Hotels in Fort Lauderdale
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Niagara Falls, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

BUYER BEWARE when booking this hotel!! We planned our vacation months in advance (booked 2 rooms in Aug 2014, for trip in March 2015). We booked through an acclaimed website that guarantees your booking. I called the hotel several times weeks before our trip, to get no answer, only a recording ,and left several messages on their answering machine. One... More 

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BStrawberryMgr, Manager at Blue Strawberry by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. Every review, good or bad, is welcomed as it offers us an opportunity to improve. We are so sorry that you were inconvenienced as a result of a recent overbooking situation that occurred at our hotel. While there is no excuse for what happened, we have recently changed management in... More 

London,ON
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58 reviews 58 reviews
11 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed here before and after a trip to the Bahamas and were thoroughly impressed with how efficient Danielle the new manager was. She could not do enough to ensure that everything was just right. While the establishment is an older 50's style motel, it is undergoing renovation a few units at a time and we stayed in one of... More 

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BStrawberryMgr, Manager at Blue Strawberry by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and the time you took out of your day to write a review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your first stay enough to stay with us again and we hope that you return year after year. The Valentines Day Party is a tradition that we intend to continue so we... More 

NYC
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Danielle the new manager is wonderful!! We stayed in a renovated one bedroom apt. for two weeks. It was perfect! The room was cleaned everyday and we received fresh towels, shampoo and soap. The beach was only a half a block away and it was nice to come back for a swim in the hotel pool. There was free parking... More 

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BStrawberryMgr, Manager at Blue Strawberry by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us and for writing this wonderful review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again next year. More 

Holland, Ohio
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is not enough good words about this little piece of heaven the rooms are spacious and clean and if there not then maid service comes everyday with new towels and sheets mops the floors with big smiles on their faces the bedsare the first beds I've never had. A back ache ample light very airy the pools were clean... More 

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BStrawberryMgr, Manager at Blue Strawberry by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. Your kind words mean so much to me and to us, as a company. We hope that you will return to stay with us year after year. More 

Port of Spain, Trinidad
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This hotel is adequate for persons spending lots of time outdoor because the facilities are up to standard but not at a five star rating. The bed is comfortable and all appliances are in good working condition. Towels were changed along with the room being cleaned daily. What was outstanding about this hotel was the friendliness and service given by... More 

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BStrawberryMgr, Manager at Blue Strawberry by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. All feedback is welcome as we use this as a tool to better the guest experience. While not a five star property (yet), we will continue working to improve the property, the amenities and the services provided and hope that you will return every year to see the improvements made. More 

Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire
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174 reviews 174 reviews
47 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Now known as Blue Strawberry by the Sea this hotel is convenient to the beaches, restaurants and shops of Lauderdale by the Sea. The A1A runs directly past the hotel so it is easy to find and offers free long stay parking directly off the road. It is an It is a easy walk to facilities and public transport run... More 

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BStrawberryMgr, Manager at Blue Strawberry by the Sea, responded to this review

We truly appreciate you taking the time to write such a thorough review of our hotel. We strive to improve the hotel each day and reviews such as yours help us in achieving that goal. Unfortunately there isnt much we can do about the traffic noise because of our proximity to Ocean Drive, but this location does provide our guests... More 

DeKalb, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Paradise by the sea resort is by far one of the nicest hotels in Lauderdale by the sea, they have 2 heated pools that are warmer than any other hotel i know of in Lauderdale by the sea. Plus its only a block from the beach and a short walk to the commercial pier. And on top of all that... More 

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BStrawberryMgr, Manager at Blue Strawberry by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It is guests like you who make our job so enjoyable. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your return. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I stayed here in August 2013 for one week of comfortable relaxation. The facilities were well maintained and the staff was extremely friendly. The customer service was first class for an independent company..I would recommend this for anyone. FAMILIES WOULD BE EXTREMELY COMFORTABLE STAYING HERE.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Stayed here for 3 weeks in September. The owner, Zenon, was very good; I would see him every morning inspecting the swimming pools and cleaning them. The room (202) was spot on, very large and extremely clean with a nice kitchen, it had everything you could possibly need to cook and prepare food. The housemaid, Alena, was great, she came... More 

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13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013 via mobile

I stayed here in early Nov. I was very much looking forward to it as I absolutely loved the hotel the last time I stayed 2 years ago. I'm sad that I'm unable to give such a positive review this time but I always; try to give as honest a review as possible. Firstly, the room looked a little tired... More 

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