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Blarney Castle Motel

3086 Harbor Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Winter Haven, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice people. Very nice room with a well stocked kitchen with utensils. Pool area is very well maintained and very clean. 2 minute walk to the water. This place was great. When we go back again next year I surely will stay there. Nice room, great location and the price was great too. What else can we say. The Blarney... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very dated hotel but it was clean. We would not recommend it because there's low life people actually living on the premises. This is home to them and you feel like you're invading their privacy and being watched at all times. It was a very strange place and honestly think if people didn't actually live there, it... More 

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Simpsonville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

My wife and I just walked in the door of the motel (it's our anniversary) and we found two bottles of wine, as well as a card wishing wishing us a happy anniversary. The room is GREAT and very clean. It's very obvious that they really care about the experiences of their guests. 100% A+ grade

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Anyone considering a visit to Ft Lauderdale should seriously consider staying at the Blarney Castle, now under New Management and Ownership. Rooms are Basic but with all the facilities one requires including a good Swimming Pool, Laundry facilities and cooking facilities in most of the rooms. Free car parking and a short walk to the Beach. The new owner is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I fell upon this find 30 yrs ago and ever since I have stayed here when Marie can accommodate us. It's our first choice over anything else. It feels like coming home because I have gotten to know the owner and her staff. They make us feel welcomed every time including her long standing customers who like us have been... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Old property - one of the 60ies/70ies type of motel; but CLEAN and Maria the lady owner is very nice. Very close to the beach (10mins of slow walk). VERY convenient price-wise co pared to chain hotels which night have been through the remodeling but from outside look like being same age. Don't be surprised that you don't find any... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We stayed here for one night prior to a recent cruise. We had originally booked a place closer to the cruiseport. Are we ever glad we changed. Though this place has been around for decades, upkeep has been first rate. We stayed in a nice one bedroom suite very near the pool. With fewer than twenty rooms in the motel,... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Loved this motel very close to the beach in Lauderdale. The owners were great, friendly and helpful. We loved our stay. The motel reminds me of something you would find in the 50s. Highly recommended.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

I always stay here with my parents when I visit fort lauderdale. Marie the owner is such a nice host and the Blarney castle is like a resort it is wonderful. Everyone who stays at the Blarney is very nice. It is across the street from the beach

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Midwest, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

We booked here for one night before a cruise. The Sheraton on the beach was filled up with my fellow passengers. What a find! True midcentury Florida historic. The motel is spotless and bed was comfortable. Marie has owned it since the mid 70's. She greeted us and helped us up with bags to the third floor penthouse. The unit... More 

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