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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 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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Buffalo, New York
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
2 helpful votes 2 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 

London,ON
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
11 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

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 March 15, 2015

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 March 10, 2015

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 

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