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2.5 of 5 2909 Vistamar St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Top Contributor
189 reviews 189 reviews
29 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

I was a bit concerned when we walked down the street. Boy was I wrong on my first thoughts. Very nice unit and was equipped with everything we would need for a short or long visit. I even said I could stay here for the entire winter. Very nice and the staff were wonderful. Great area of town that is... More

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NorthBeachVillage, Owner at Tranquilo, responded to this review

IndySig, Thanks so much for the 5 star review! You're right, with 3 different room choices, including one bedroom suites with full kitchens and living rooms, you really could stay here for the entire winter. Please give us a call and let us plan a your long term stay. Wake up to the ocean every morning! What could be better... More

Skarhamn, Sweden
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Good location, especially for us who arrived on a late flight and spent the entire next day at Sawgrass Mills Outlet. We stayed for two nights and the only time we spent in our room was to sleep. Parking is free outside the hotel. Wi-Fi is also free, but for some reason you can only use one device at a... More

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NorthBeachVillage, Owner at Tranquilo, responded to this review

Anra500, We're happy that we could warm you up from the Swedish winter! Thanks for mentioning the location. Tranquilo is just minutes from the shops, restaurants and the ocean but tucked far enough away from the noise, allowing guests a peaceful relaxing stay! Thanks so much for your review. More

Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013 via mobile

We booked this place after reading all the good reviews. It might be a good place if everything works. If it doesnt, the service is lacking. First we got checked in to a room with a broken zink. We realized it when the whole bathroom was flooded. But instead of moving us to another room we had to wait two... More

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NorthBeachVillage, Owner at Tranquilo, responded to this review

L-Cay, We strive to provide excellent service and are very sorry that you had some problems. We would love another chance to prove ourselves. Give us a call next time you are in Ft. Lauderdale, we'd love to see you again! More

Scottsdale, Arizona
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Tranquilo exceeded all expectations! This cute little bouquet hotel was perfect! Due to last minute changes, I needed an inexpensive hotel near the beach within walking distance of other hotels nearby. The front desk was amazing! I was allowed to check in early, and unwind before I was scheduled to meet up with the rest of the wedding party. The... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013 via mobile

We can not say enough good things! The room was clean, huge and fully equipped in the kitchen. The staff could not have been more accommodating. They went out of their way to make sure every wish was granted. We made great friends during our stay with a lovely British couple and another Swedish couple. It was like being in... More

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
15 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

This hotel pros include good location, good service and swimming pool. Cons are: queen studio rooms and bathrooms are tiny but expensive, there are no table/chairs, no telephone. There is no elevator, you have to claim and drag your suite luggage to the second floor.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Spent 4 nights in the 2nd week of December. This is not the rooms with an ocean view kind of resort but still perfect in every way. Pluses- A block's walk from the beach and that too the quieter and less crowded part of the beach, Big spacious and extremely clean rooms, 2 well maintained pools and excellent staff.A special... More

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Seattle, Washington, United States
Top Contributor
185 reviews 185 reviews
25 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

When we arrived at the Tranquilo after flying all day from Seattle, we hauled our luggage up the stairs only to find out that they were transferring us to another hotel. No email, no phone call to let us know in advance. We had taken a taxi to the hotel so they had some one drive us but again, hauling... More

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Stayed pre- and post-cruise. One and two nights, respectively. Agree completely with all the other positive reviews, and can just add a few extras about what I experienced at the surroundings. We were given a voucher (for a free starter) at the nearby restaurant: Plaza Bistro, which was another excellent detail. For brunch, I can recommend the also nearby "The... More

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Liverpool, England
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

We stayed 3 nights at the end of a tour of Florida. This was the best value of all the hotels we used: a huge room; good furnishings and spotlessly clean; basic kitchen facilities (microwave, hob, fridge, sink); on-site launderette (small charge for washing and drying); free on-street parking; 2 nice small pools and a good location near to the... More

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Address: 2909 Vistamar St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Location: United States > Florida > Fort Lauderdale > Central Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Tranquilo 2.5*
Number of rooms: 49
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Also Known As:
Sea Gate Beach Hotel Fort Lauderdale
Sea Gate Beach Motel

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