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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My girlfriend's and I had the pleasure of staying at this little gem! Upon check in, I was immediately met with a warm welcome from Alba, a lovely woman who was managing the property that day. Alba realized I had made a mistake in regards to my "check in" information and was able to fix the problem with professionalism, kindness,... More 

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

Wow! thank you for writing such a wonderful review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your return! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we were checked in by the very friendly Danielle, the Manager, and Alba, her Assistant, in the Reception, we were made to feel so welcome. They were warm, efficient and helpful [even giving us an upgrade for being repeat customers!]. We could not rate them both too highly :-)

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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 write such a beautiful review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and that you will continue to visit us again and again. More 

Berlin, Germany
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice place to stay with spacious rooms where you got your own kitchen. The rooms are clean and the service is friendly and personal. It takes merely a 5-minute walk to get to the beach which is also nice and clean. They've got heated pools which are quite small, but great for a quick refreshment. The only downside was... 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. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay. We are looking into ways to increase the wifi signal and hope to have that issue resolved very soon. We hope you will return to stay with us again! More 

Land O Lakes, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When looking for information about the Blue Strawberry via Trip Advisor, I guess I didn't look close enough, but we were pleasantly surprised. Upon our arrival we noticed that we had selected an "Older" Motel. It has the looks of a 50's - 60's Beach Hotel. We both looked at each other and wondered. I went into the office, which... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time from your day to write such a thorough review. We truly appreciate your kind words. You are right, you cant judge a book by its cover. What we currently lack in modern updates we hope we make up for in personal customer service and cleanliness. We will continue to make updates and look forward... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I stayed at The Blue Strawberry recently for a couple nights Alba and Danielle are amazing! My son who is in Navy came to stay with us a night, I asked Danielle for a roll away for the night instead she blessed our son with a room of his own in honor of military! We were overwhelmed... 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 us such a beautiful review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your return. We were fortunate to have an available room for your son and wanted to make his stay as comfortable as possible. We proudly support the military and the dedicated men and women,... More 

Columbus, OH
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a room right by the pool on July 4th. Quiet hours start at 10 pm but that night people were up by the pool til past midnight. The rooms are large and clean, just a bit run down. The main issue was that there is not enough parking for all the guest that stay there so you have... More 

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

We appreciate you taking the time out of your day to post a review of our hotel. Over the 4th of July weekend we were fortunate to be fully booked which did create a limited parking situation. We apologize for this inconvenience. Luckily, Lauderdale by the Sea has several parking lots and metered spaces which are nearby and can accommodate... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed at Blue Strawberry twice already, the hotel is simple but it has everything that I needed. It's pretty close to a nice beach and the managers were always very kind and helpful. Wi-fi isn't that good inside the rooms but it's fine at the pool area. I'd stay again for sure.

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

Thank you for taking the time out of your day to post a review about our hotel. We are so happy that you enjoyed your most recent stay and we are delighted that you will continue to return to stay with us. It is guests such as yourself who make our hotel shine. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I thorougly enjoyed my stay here. The owner lady was very helpful and friendly, The room was spacious and had a fully equipped kitchen. Also, the location within a couple of minutes' walk from the beach is very good. Okay, the place is not luxorious, but it's very cosy and comfortable. The only slight complains I have were the somewhat... 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 of our hotel. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and appreciate your suggestions on issues which could use some improvement. We take guest recommendations very seriously and will be looking for ways to address these issues very soon. More 

toronto
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

First I was going for just 5 days with my daughter I ended up staying 2 weeks, this hotel offers everything you need away from home except hubby that did not make it on this trip, I felt like at home with the help of Alba and Danielle they went out of the way to make me feel right at... More 

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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. We are happy that you loved the hotel so much that you extended your stay this time and we look forward to your return! More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

My wife and I stayed at this motel for one night. We were visiting Fort Lauderdale from Orlando and decided to stay over for the night before driving back north. This motel was one street from the beach, but was not very nice. I wouldn't recommend it. The room had two double beds, a TV without remote, it also had... 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 as we use all posts, good or bad, as tools to improve our property. We are sorry that you did not find our hotel to your liking. Every traveler has different priorities when it comes to hotels, so while our hotel might not be for everyone, we do have many... More 

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