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The Desoto Inn

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2.5 of 5
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315 Desoto Street, Hollywood, FL 33019 (Formerly The Desoto Oceanview Inn)
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed Christmas week and very much enjoyed our very clean apartment, which had a fully stocked kitchen. We were able to make great meals and bbq shrimp on their large clean grill in the garden as well as eat outside next to Joe and the other lovely birds. The grounds are beautiful and they proved a Keurig coffee machine... More 

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Washington, IN
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Desoto is on the northern end of Hollywood Beach in Dania. If you want all the hustle and bustle of the boardwalk hop on a bike and ride the short distance on a beautiful path to many restaurants and shops, or stay at the hotel and enjoy relaxing gardens, a short stroll to a quite beach and the 3... More 

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beachnbum, General Manager at The Desoto Inn, responded to this review

We are charmed by your lovely review of the inn Angie. We are so happy that you enjoyed yourselves in the north end. Being so close to everything, yet knowing you can come back to the peace and quiet of the Desoto is something we often hear from our guests, thank you for writing about it in your review. We... More 

Seabrook, New Hampshire, United States
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44 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel offers everything and more. Forget you book? They have a library. They have bikes you can use at no cost, sandchairs, beach towels, a computer and more. The grounds are what set this hotel above the rest. It is like a tropical paradise. Birds and lavish greenery, flowers, lounge chairs and little hurts to relax or dine. At... More 

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Champaign, Illinois
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment we pulled into the parking until we left, we were made to feel like we were with our best friends - it does not get much better than that. The hospitality shown was beyond any other. The location to the beach is wonderful. You are only hundreds of feet away from the beach. We borrowed the bikes... More 

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Kansas City
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30 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Although you can't actually see the ocean from your room, you're only a hundred feet away from a very non busy section of beach. The Desoto is a small, older property with only about 15 rooms. Very clean and quiet and away from all the hustle and bustle of Hollywood's broadwalk area. No pool but a lot of nice shaded... More 

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beachnbum, General Manager at The Desoto Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind review Bruce, we're happy you liked the location, and we are happy you liked how clean our studios are. We owe that all to our great housekeeping staff, and the guests like you, who notice it. We hope that you will come back soon to relax and unwind, and wish you a great... More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

An old but nice little hotel/motel in a beautiful garden just steps to the beach. The room was a little bit small but has all you need, with a small kitchen. It was very clean but we was a little surprised that during the 3 days we spend there nobody came to clean the room. They has bicycles you can... More 

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Thank simba070
beachnbum, General Manager at The Desoto Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Simba070, We are happy you liked our meticulously maintained vintage hotel and the gardens, and very sorry that you didn't know the Desoto is a self-housekeeping inn. Rather than invade our guest's space, we provide a full range of cleaning utensils in the apartments, and also extra linens for your convenience. Housekeeping is available by... More 

Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

Great little sleeper in a quiet neighborhood just steps away from the beach. Can't say enough about how friendly and accomodating Steve and Josias were. The gardens surrounding the place were beautiful. The free use of bikes was a definite plus. Our room (unit "B") was small but very clean and had everything we needed. Would definitely recommend staying here... More 

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Thank EnjoyLife4evr
beachnbum, General Manager at The Desoto Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. I am happy that you found us, and hope you will come back for more clippings from the garden, and of course, another peaceful stay. Make sure to let us know you would like a little larger apartment, we can make that happen! Steve More 

Gloucester, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

Just wrapping up my last day here at The Desoto Inn - I wanted a place where I could unplug for a few days - this Inn was perfect for that. Terrific hospitality and very clean facility. I was able to attend my business meetings during the day & then completely unwind back at The Desoto. It's away from all... More 

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Thank PTBoston
beachnbum, General Manager at The Desoto Inn, responded to this review

Cool and friendly vibe is just what we were going for when we opened the inn nearly 30 years ago, and we're very happy you enjoyed your stay. Glad you were unable to unplug from your busy schedule, it's just what lets you go back to work rested and ready to meet the challenges of the business world. Thanks for... More 

Dania Beach, Florida
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23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

This is a great place if you are looking for a home away from home feel. The building may be dated, but the rooms are spotless. Our studio was spacious, with a kitchen and couch/sitting area. My daughter loved the birds. The beach is very close by. We rode the free bikes to dinner and breakfast each day. Beach chairs... More 

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Thank Quin R
beachnbum, General Manager at The Desoto Inn, responded to this review

We are so grateful when guests take notice of our spotless apartments. We are happy you enjoyed our vintage appeal, and also that you enjoyed just hanging out and relaxing. After all, isn't that what vacations are for... relaxing and unwinding. Come back again soon! Steve More 

Hollywood, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

My family lives about 1.5 miles inland and decided to stay at the Desoto Inn while having our house tented for termites. The Inn was clean, quiet and just a few steps from the ocean. We visit the beach and the Broadwalk just about every weekend but this stay felt like an adventure. Early morning bikes rides with our daughter... More 

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Thank CJ R
beachnbum, General Manager at The Desoto Inn, responded to this review

Wow, if I wasn't already lucky enough to live here on the property, I'd want to visit the Desoto after your thoughtful review. We're just in your back yard, and while we hope you won't have to have your house tented again, we hope you'll come back soon. Thank you, Steve More 

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