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Delray Sands Resort on Highland Beach

3.0 of 5 2809 South Ocean Blvd., Highland Beach, FL 33487 (Formerly Holiday Inn Highland Beach-Oceanside)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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90 reviews 90 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I agree with Paul_NYC_10 - "overpriced and over their head". My mother reserved 4 rooms at a special rate several months early, and they refused to honor it. Therefore, very overpriced, and staff not sophisticated in running it. People are gushing over this place, and aside from the nice dining room and bar, there are many nicer places to stay... More 

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Cherry Hill, NJ USA
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60 reviews 60 reviews
33 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am almost hesitant to let the rest of the world know about this gem. We were given a room facing the beach on the 1st floor. As nice a hotel room as I have ever had. Great pool, bar and restaurant. Food at the pool for lunch was great as well. Valet was never a problem when I would... More 

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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My bf and I came here for a little weekend get away and were pleasantly surprised. Beautiful hotel right on the beach, great restaurant with AMAZING view and cozy little bar/lounge area with the fire pit outside. The food was really good and we didn't have any problems with the staff or the valet parking, everything from the beginning to... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bring back the Marriott staff and customer service! We were loyal patrons for seven years. Went there two weeks ago for the first time since the renovation and were very disappointed. The proverbial straw was when the valet brought us our car with a green "Violation" parking sticker on the driver's side window (they parked it in the first place!).... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been staying here for about 6 years. It used to be a Holiday Inn that they are re doing. The rooms are just beautiful now. It is a small boutique style hotel right on the beach. The best views in a hotel for miles around there. Once they get the lobby and restaurant complete it will be fantastic.... More 

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Stephanie L, Front Office Manager at Delray Sands Resort on Highland Beach, responded to this review

Boxwiley, Thank you for your compliments! We appreciate your loyalty with us and hope to see you back soon to see the new lobby and restaurant. The ocean themed design truly reflects the location of Delray Sands. In regards to valet, we understand that our guests may be on the run, so if you ever need your car just call... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved the room. Updated and beautiful. Gave us a lower rate on the phone and honored it. Staff is a 10 out of 10. Don't listen to negative reviews. This place is awesome now. There are very few hotels ON THE BEACH in Delray, so why is this hotel not sold out every night? Biggest disappointment is that we... More 

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Stephanie L, Front Office Manager at Delray Sands Resort on Highland Beach, responded to this review

Ron P, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us at the Delray Sands Resort. Your kind compliments are very much appreciated. I will be sure to share them with our staff! As you said, we are the only hotel directly on the beach in the area and it is a unique feature... More 

Potomac, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

"Delray Sands Resort" is actually an old motel in a shabby old building with some sparkly stuff glued onto it by new (and inept) management. The ocean at this beach has a terrible undertow current that will pull children (or Mom) out to sea to drown. Seriously, we had to fight for our lives to travel 15 feet to get... More 

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Stephanie L, Front Office Manager at Delray Sands Resort on Highland Beach, responded to this review

JenniMD, Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay at Delray Sands. I am disappointed to hear that your stay with us was less than satisfactory. While our hotel has been completely renovated from the rooms to the restaurant, our management team has stayed the same and we strive to go above and beyond for our guests. I apologize that... More 

Palisades, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Could not stay there. Hotel under construction therefore no lobby, no food, and certainly not 4 stars. Reception was in a hitel room. BUT the receptionist was wonderful and gave us a total refund even though we booked a non-refundable rate. When the hotel is finished it will certainly be a 2.5 to 3 stsr hotel. Cute rooms but still... More 

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Stephanie L, Front Office Manager at Delray Sands Resort on Highland Beach, responded to this review

Admire, Thank you for your feedback. I apologize that the resort did not meet your expectations. I hope that if you find yourself in the area again, you give us another chance to welcome you back now that all of our renovations have been completed. We appreciate your feedback of our room décor; while the walls are not flat they... More 

New Hope, PA
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261 reviews 261 reviews
14 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Location is superb: A few miles south of downtown Delray Beach, Florida, and on the ocean side of Ocean Blvd! This 4 storey hotel, once a Holiday Inn has been renovated and updated. A good-sized on ground pool is in the courtyard; 3 sides has hotel buildings, the 4th side leads to the ocean and a private beach for hotel... More 

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Stephanie L, Front Office Manager at Delray Sands Resort on Highland Beach, responded to this review

AviCa, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us at the Delray Sands Resort. We agree, the location can’t be beat! Thank you again, Stephanie L. More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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61 reviews 61 reviews
12 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This former Holiday Inn located directly on the beach along the Delray-Boca corridor has been undergoing a well-done renovation that makes this a great location and a "real find" for those who specifically want to be in this area. It is the only commercial hotel on the beach for miles and is situated amongst literally hundreds of high rise condos... More 

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Stephanie L, Front Office Manager at Delray Sands Resort on Highland Beach, responded to this review

Michael S, Thank you for your detailed review and kind words! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed all the renovations we have finally completed. I will be sure to pass along your compliments to the members of our staff. We hope you come back to visit soon! Best Regards, Stephanie L. More 

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Address: 2809 South Ocean Blvd., Highland Beach, FL 33487 (Formerly Holiday Inn Highland Beach-Oceanside)
Location: United States > Florida > Highland Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Delray Sands Resort on Highland Beach 3*
Number of rooms: 115
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Highland Beach-Oceanside Hotel Highland Beach
Highland Beach Holiday Inn

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