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Blue Strawberry by the Sea

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4220/4208 North Ocean Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308 (Formerly Paradise By The Sea Resort)
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  • Location
    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 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I was very satisfied with my choice of hotel. Danielle the manager was great, very friendly and very nice. She is even someone I consider a friend in fort lauderdale. The rooms were clean and very comfy. The pool areas were clean and the pool was clean too. The staff was friendly and diligent in there cleaning and upkeep. I... More 

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Detroit, MI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First off the hotel is centrally located. 3 minute walk to beach and all the shops/restaurants. Upon arriving, we were early, our room was still occupied. So instead of making us wait, Alba opted to put us in another room, which had been recently remodeled. Which was awesome, it had a nice little kitchen nook, which made our stay even... 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 such a wonderful review. Whenever possible we will always try to accommodate our guests who arrive early. Its your vacation and we want you to start relaxing and enjoying yourself as soon as possible! We look forward to your return! More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am relocating to Florida and the apartment that was set up for me fell through. last minute i had to find a place to stay. i was given the name of the Blue Strawberry by the Sea from Chamber of commerce. Danielle Roussel the new manager there could not have been more accomodating. Not only did she make availability... More 

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

Thank you so much for your beautiful comments about our hotel. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to you returning to stay with us again...this time with your family. We are so happy that you have decided to make Lauderdale by the Sea your new home. Welcome to the neighborhood! More 

York, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I made a one night reservation for this hotel through a third party site in September for travels in February 2015. It was guaranteed for late arrival etc. When I arrive at the Ft. Lauderdale airport at 9pm I have a voice mail that they are overbooked and I have no where to stay. I spent time on the phone... More 

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

We are so sorry to hear about the trouble you experienced with your reservations here at our hotel. We did experience a problem with overbookings in February, 2015, and had problems with the previous management of the hotel, but we have since changed staff and overbooking has not been a problem since. We know that there is nothing we can... More 

Buffalo, New York
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The Blue Strawberry by the Sea is a great place to stay. It is an older small motel but it is extremely clean and being updated. The 2pools were crystal clear and warm. It is a 5 minute walk to the A1A and Commercial Pier and ten restaurants , bike rental,fishing etc. A very short walk to the Ocean and... More 

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

We cannot thank you enough for taking the time to post a review about our hotel. You are absolutely right that you cant beat the location. We are very lucky to be right in the heart of everything there is to do here, in beautiful Lauderdale by the Sea. We hope you will return to stay with us again so... More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Danielle, the manager was terrific, as was her assistant Alba. They were very accommodating to me and my friends. They made our stay comfortable and I found Danielle and her staff very refreshing and ready to make sure our needs were taken care of, very professional in their manners and work ethic. It was nice to see. The rooms were... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking time out of your day to write such a beautiful review of our hotel. Our goal is to make sure that every guest has the best vacation possible and we are so glad that you did. We hope you will come back to stay with us again soon! More 

Wilton, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

My daughter and I stayed here from March 11th-17th. It was a last minute trip and I was skeptical from some of the reviews I read. When we arrived and were shown to our room I was pleasantly surprised. The room was newly remodeled, clean, modern and had TILE flooring which is a big plus for me. Alba, the hotel... More 

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

Thank you so much for your review and feedback. We welcome all guests to tell us about their stay and suggest improvements as our goal is to continually improve our property and overall guest experience. While we cannot do anything about the structure of the property and the fact that guests will walk by the windows, we absolutely can change... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

From the moment we checked in we felt welcome and comfortable. Danielle, the manager and her assistant , Alba were terrific. The hotel was clean, the help are friendly and hard working. Danielle is working hard to make improvements.she goes above and beyond to help the guests. The location is perfect .

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review. Our staff loves our hotel and our company and we are so glad that this is noticed by our guests. We look forward to your return next year! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Danielle the manager is so nice! As soon as we were there to check in she made us feel right at home! The room was a little out of date but they are doing renovations in each room. They supplied everything you would need in your kitchen and bathroom. They even had beach supplies to take on the go. I... More 

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

We cannot thank you enough for your kind words and the fact that you took the time to post a review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to you staying with us again. As you know, we are doing our best to upgrade and renovate the rooms and we hope you will like the... More 

Niagara Falls, Canada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 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 

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