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A Little Inn By The Sea

4546 El Mar Drive, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

The motel had a modern decor and clean rooms, though you can tell it needed work and there was never any hot coffee nor sugar. It has a private beach and you don't see other guests. It is a hide away sort of secret vacation that changed the world I lived in for ever.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Great beach...run down dirty hotel with lack of staff rude maids not worth your money you spent for beach front .mold smell ,dirty floors ,windows place in need of refurbishment or even a good deep cleaning

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

THIS HOTEL HAS CLOSED!!! My parents had reservations to stay here from 3/18-4/7 of this year. I live in Fort Lauderdale and just happened to be in Lauderdale By The Sea for lunch. I decided to drive by and there were no cars in the parking lot at all. On the door was a sign "This hotel has closed until... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Been coming here for many many years. Loved it so much, got married between two palm trees on the beach. My husband and I will only choose A Little Inn By The Sea when we come to visit Florida. Everyone is so friendly and acommodating. Renee, Misty, Dean and Remy, always has a friendly hello and smile to give your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

My family and I come every year at this time and feel right at home! We love the breakfast and Renee and staff are always over accommodating. We look forward to the renovations and coming back next year! This place is Very family friendly!!!!!!

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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

We were charged an outrageous amount (actually not even worth a very small amount) for a place that needs to be torn down-plaster falling, paint peeling, concrete smashed, curtains torn, place dirty, and in ill repair, fridge had something spilled in it and leftover food, and drawers not cleaned out, chairs in room were stained and couldn't use, door lock... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013 via mobile

After cruise, wife wanted to spend a couple of days on beach. This place was only one under $250 daily ($116 + $10? Daily). Property is dearly in need of maintenance, inside and out! Cheap beach access is only redeeming factor. Continental breakfast is joke. Staff is, at best, untrained and surly. Next time, I will spend the difference in... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

A Little Inn deserves a little faith. My husband and I have stayed at A Little Inn by the Sea off and on over the past 15 years and we just finished a five night stay. We love it because the location is simply stunning. Where else can you sit on a rocking chair on your private balcony overlooking the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

We booked this trip back in May of 2013. We were to arrive 12/19/13, 2 couples for a family vacation during Christmas. Booked and paid for flights and a charter fishing trip. We called to confirm the rooms and were told the property was sold and will not be open on the dates we booked. We were given an option... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Very dirty and musty front desk person not pleasant at all. I would say very rude the pictures must of been taken 10 years ago looks nothing like the pictures! We ended up leaving and not staying. Just to let you know we stay at many different places from different low cost inns to big hotels and nothing was ever... More 

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