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Blue Seas Courtyard

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4525 El Mar Drive, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the hotel chosen to act as HQ for visiting family from out of town for my mother's wake. We were able to secure adjoining rooms all along the bottom floor, and that was awesome, thanks to the hotel for working with us. Great location, across the street from the beach. Beach therapy helps cure all. Walking distance to... More 

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Jackson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place in lauderdale by the sea. Walking distance to the beach, just a hop, skip across a small street. CLEAN CLEAN CLEAN!!!!!!Beach chairs,umbrella and beach towels are included. I love the small family feel. The pool is perfect. (Wish they could keep it colder) Gary the manager is the BEST! They are lucky to find a manager who takes... More 

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Berwyn, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Returned for last minute get away. Efficiency room is perfect. Hosts/owners available without hovering. Clean clean clean! Courtyard and pool are just beautiful. Booked next trip before I left. Solo traveler's, families and couples were all there and were saying great things about he property. Nice to cook or BBQ a simple meal and eat on the patio in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The fact that we return to this lovely place, for the third time, I think says it all! This lovely hacienda really gets you into vacation mood and the owners dedication and love for their place really makes it a hotel that can´t compare to any other we have stayed in. The rooms are individual decorated by Cristie and Marc... More 

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Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This was our 2nd visit here. Pleasant, quiet setting in a very convenient location. Feels more like staying at someone's house rather than a cookie cutter resort. Beach is across the street. All the bars and restaurants we needed were walking distance. If you want relaxation, this is the place. If you want to be loud and party, go somewhere... More 

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BlueSeasCourtyard, Owner at Blue Seas Courtyard, responded to this review

Yes! We would like our guests to consider us their personal "Florida Beach House". Just stock up at the grocery store, unpack and hit the beach! Sincerely, Cristie More 

Delray Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I was so comfortable here, such a wonderful hacienda atmosphere! Every room has a kitchen & everything is wonderfully & caringly decorated. Close to the beach & downtown where there is a great dock, restaurants, music shops plus Publix & Wallgreens. Very low key which I loved. Bring what you need, including water. Thank you all, particularly Gary. I will... More 

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BlueSeasCourtyard, Manager at Blue Seas Courtyard, responded to this review

A vacation at the Blue Seas Courtyard is so low-key that many Key West residents stay with us during the summer to get away from it all! Sincerely, Cristie More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This was our first vacation at this hotel and it wont be our last. Gary was on duty when we checked in. He was very helpful to us. Gary is a very busy man each day but always made time to chat with us and the other guests. I like having a small kitchen in my room while on vacation... More 

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BlueSeasCourtyard, Owner at Blue Seas Courtyard, responded to this review

Thank you! When we travel we always search for that charming, independently-owned boutique hotel or B&B that will make a happy vacation memory for years to come! Sincerely, Cristie More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Hotel is a newly renovated older facility. Great location. Management trying very hard to please. Distributed bottled water at the pool. Gave you a welcome cocktail. Lovely pool with shaded areas available. Also provided chairs for use at the beach directly across the street.

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BlueSeasCourtyard, Owner at Blue Seas Courtyard, responded to this review

Ooops! We want to be completely honest - we don't actually offer a Welcome Cocktail but we do leave nice cold bottled water in the fridge for arriving guests. We never want any new guest to be disappointed they chose to stay with us. That is why all of our guest reviews are completely authentic. We do not offer deals... More 

Bethpage, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The location is close to anything you desire. The rooms are cozy, immaculate and well maintained. All a nice surprise from a random choice on computer. We have been coming to this area since the 1977; started out at the 2 Sheratons for several years; the beachboys were the highlight- lovely, just not cozy.We started moving around about 10 years... More 

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BlueSeasCourtyard, Owner at Blue Seas Courtyard, responded to this review

We are so proud to have received the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence HALL OF FAME award - for consistently earning top ratings from Tripadvisor travelers over the past 5 years!!! Without our loyal and dedicated Staff this achievement would not have been possible. A special thank you Gary (General Manager) and Rosa (head housekeeper). Sincerely, Cristie More 

Streetman, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

First off - the place is beautiful, and very clean. On our 5 night stay the noise was so bad from the construction behind the hotel you could not really rest at the pool. It was not the owners fault - but it is what it is. Maybe next time we can ask for the construction special and we can... More 

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BlueSeasCourtyard, Owner at Blue Seas Courtyard, responded to this review

We are truly sorry that our neighbor was working on a construction project during your vacation with us. Normally you can hear a pin drop around here day and night and thankfully work should be completed very soon. We sincerely appreciate your other positive comments about the 'hacienda' in spite of our noisy neighbor! Sincerely, Cristie More 

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