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Beach Gardens

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   533 Orton Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 (Formerly windamar beach club)
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Ranked #24 of 133 hotels in Fort Lauderdale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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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Tampa, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived late at night in the pouring rain and Richard O'. unloaded our bags, checked us in and ran through the rain to deliver or belongings to our room! Later that evening he drove us to a restaurant to pick up some dinner and brought us back so we wouldn't get wet due to the monsoon that evening! Fantastic... More

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is very affordable, clean, quiet, and only a couple blocks from the beach. If you're looking for a simple, clean room without all the frills, this place is great. The WIFI worked fine and the pool area was clean, small and quiet. Parking is free for 1 car which is hard to come by in Ft. Lauderdale. I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We liked this place so much that we actual re-arranged our vacation-plans. During our road-trip in Florida we found this peaceful little hotel were we stayed a couple of days. The day after we checked out, we took a family-meeting and decided to go back and spend the rest of our vacation at Beach Gardens. So here we are! It's... More

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Fort lauderdale
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Juan my house cleaner is very good great guy he's cleaned it everytime I've stayed here does a great job and is a hard worker The reef is the hotel I will stay at everytime I visit lauderdale because of the friendly staff cleanliness and modern style of the place also very close to the main beach about 2 min... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife, daughter, and myself just returned from one week at the Beach Gardens and we were all completely satisfied. Rooms are very clean (we had 2 queens with small fridge, microwave and coffee maker), all of the staff were very polite, helpful and courteous, beds and pillows were quite comfortable, pool is well maintained and clean, the grounds are... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beach Gardens was exactly what I needed for a Fort Lauderdale weekend trip. It was close to the site of my course, was clean and quiet. There is a pool, wish I had had time to get in. The rooms are not tricked out, but I wasn't looking for that. Kimberly at the office was very helpful, even when I... More

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NorthBeachVillage, Owner at Beach Gardens, responded to this review

Susan Z, Thanks for staying with us. We love our guests and are glad that it showed. Kimberly and the rest of the staff really try to go above and beyond for the guests. Give us a call whenever you're in the area and let us help you plan your perfect visit! Thanks so much for your review. Take care,... More

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7 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can't beat the price for a hotel this close to the beach. It's clean and cozy. An older hotel that was recently renovated, it works well as a base of operations for trips to the beach. The only amenities are a pool and free WiFi. There is a barbecue for those who need it. If you do stay, be... More

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NorthBeachVillage, Owner at Beach Gardens, responded to this review

readaholic23, Thanks so much for your review. We know that there are a lot of choices to stay in Fort Lauderdale Beach and we appreciate you choosing Beach Gardens! Next time you visit you should check out Plaza Bistro, our al fresco cafe which is now serving breakfast. Give us a call next time you're in the area, we'd love... More

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8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We've booked our stay here some 2 months in advance. The price was good, very good if you take into account the fact that the hotel is located some 500 meters from the beach in Ft Lauderdale. No breakfast, but a microwave and coffee machine in the room, which was big with two queen sized beds and a perfect air... More

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NorthBeachVillage, Owner at Beach Gardens, responded to this review

Ollantaytamb0, Thanks for your review. We are always checking competitor rates so we can provide the best rates in the entire Fort Lauderdale Beach area. While our rates fluctuate, our customer service never does. Our guests can always expect to see smiling face and helpful staff. We hope that you'll be able to come visit us again in the near... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I stayed at the Beach Gardens in mid-May for four nights and it was a delightful experience from start to finish. I chose a smaller hotel because I wanted something different from the big-chain, impersonal transactions, and these folks delivered. I arrived after midnight and Jeffrey greeted me with warmth and kindness, showed me to my room, #500, and made... More

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NorthBeachVillage, Owner at Beach Gardens, responded to this review

Sarah D, Wow, what a kind review. We really do love our guests and are so happy that it shows. We would love to help you with your family reunion. After all, you're our family now! Give us a call anytime! More

Deerfield Beach, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

My friend and I stayed here for 4 nights during the Tortuga Music Festival. Rates were very reasonable. Arrived at noon and were able to check in early. We had a king studio. Very clean and quiet. One of the young ladies served us frozen grapes while we were lounging at the pool. No restaurant or bar on site, but... More

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NorthBeachVillage, Owner at Beach Gardens, responded to this review

Cheri582014, It's always nice to hear from a local. Thanks for staying with us, and we hope that you'll come back again soon. We work hard to provide the most competitive rates in the area. Right now it's slow season so our rates cannot be beat! It's the perfect time to treat yourself to a weekend getaway! More

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Address: 533 Orton Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 (Formerly windamar beach club)
Location: United States > Florida > Fort Lauderdale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Beach Gardens 2*
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Also Known As:
Windamar Beach Villas Hotel Fort Lauderdale

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Beach Gardens is the newest addition to the North Beach Village Collection of boutique hotels. Located at 533 Orton Avenue in Fort Lauderdale, this 26 unit building offers a variety of room types, from studio's to one bedroom suites. With connecting doors to several of the units, we can accommodate parties of any size. Shuttle service (surcharge) is available. Like all of the NBV properties, wi-fi is always complimentary and excellent guest service is guaranteed. ... more   less 
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