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Driftwood Motel

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4150 NE Indian River Dr, Jensen Beach, FL 34957
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Driftwood Motel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Manitou Beach, Michigan, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our 5th visit to the Driftwood; 3 weeks each time until this year when we stayed for 6 enjoyable weeks. We were pleased to find a new flat screen TV and lamp in our favorite Unit 6. Owner Irene, her husband Bob, and Deb, the cleaning gal, have always been accommodating, fixing problems promptly (broken sink stopper, hard-to-crank... More 

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Branford, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We stayed one entire week in Cottage 9. Freight trains went by SEVERAL times a night with whistles blasting - thought I was ON the train. Not warned before hand. As we sat outside, we had a wonderful view of the dumpster. Had to move our chairs to the parking lot to see the causeway bridge and water view. The... More 

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driftwoodjb, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

It's disappointing to get a negative review. As you can see most of my reviews are very favorable. I have had customers returning for over 30 yrs. The Chamber of Commerce refers their friends. In fact I have a couple leaving Wednesday after a month that get tearful when they have to leave and have booked for next year for... More 

Coventry, Rhode Island
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The Driftwood motel & cabins is a very special place. The cottages are lovely and very clean and cozy. The views are spectacular. It was a very peaceful and tranquil atmosphere. We stayed in cabin 8 for two weeks and did not want to leave. Have already booked it for next year. Irene, the proprietor was very accommodating. The Driftwood... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We stayed here for only one night but wish we could have stayed longer. The " Honeymoon Suite" had everything that we needed and then some. It was furnished with a tropical motif and was very spacious. It even had a separate living room. My favorite part is the dock just across the street that we watched a beautiful sunrise... More 

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Lyons, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We were staying in Florida for a couple of days over Christmas on our way to sailing in the Abacos, Bahamas. Wanted to stay in a place that reflected the charm of Old Florida, and the Driftwood certainly filled the bill! The property consists of several turquoise painted buildings which lend a tropical air. We stayed in Cottage 6 which... More 

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Fort Pierce, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Had such a blast! It's my new favorite. I'm looking forward to staying at the driftwood again. Irene was helpful and made the whole process so easy. We enjoyed our wine down on the dock. We were in unit 7 I did enjoy how private it was. Wonderful view of the river. Highly recommend the motel. Very clean and homey.... More 

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Middletown, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

If your looking for stars, glitz, and noise til 4AM go to South Beach. If you want to witness a breathtaking sunrise over the Jensen Beach Causeway, in the still of the morning, this is the place. There are cheerful, well appointed accommodations like cozy cottages for two or larger spaces for families. The hospitable and friendly proprietor, Irene, will... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

If you are looking for a glimpse of Old Florida, that is as peaceful as it gets, water front, with attentive service, awesome views, and convenient to everything, this is it! The rooms and cottages are neat and clean, and are more homey that regular hotel rooms. The dock is an awesome place to spend time, whether you want to... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Looking to escape the craziness of South Florida over a holiday weekend, I was lucky enough to find this peaceful getaway in Jensen Beach. Traveling with my boyfriend and our two small dogs, Cottage 8 was exactly what we were looking for - pet-friendly, neat and clean, peaceful, and conveniently located. Summer is rainy season in Florida so you need... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

It had been a few months since we had stayed at the Driftwood Motel and we were in desperate need of a visit. As we arrived we felt a breeze from the Indian River and were greeted by Brandy (the dog.) Everything was right. The cottage, as always, was clean and welcoming. The motel is a fews minutes from great... More 

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