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Blue Seas Courtyard

2.5 of 5 4525 El Mar Drive, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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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Nashville, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have been going to Ft. Lauderdale to see my in-laws for Thanksgiving every year for 14 years, and this was, without a doubt, our best trip. This l2-room hotel was so clean and charming that I was able to totally relax. I'm a clean freak, and usually one on my first things I tend to do... More 

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indianapolis
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just passing through Lauderdale for a couple of days and decided to return to Blue Seas Courtyard. The owners (Cristie and Mark) were as friendly and welcoming as the last visit. Still a charming and cute property. Clean rooms with lots of amenities. Love the extra hooks in the rooms. Like that they added safes in each room. Would recommend... More 

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Toms River, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Just returned from spending a week at Blue Seas Courtyard, and have to say that everything the other reviews say is true. Wonderful small place within short walking distance of the center of town, with multiple repeat visitors which makes it feel friendly and familiar even though it was our first time there. The rooms are lovely and Christie and... More 

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

It is really sweet how warmly welcomed first time guests feel at the 'hacienda'! I think that is one of the many benefits of staying at a small, family-owned property compared to a typical large hotel chain. Sincerely, Cristie More 

New Hampshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

Great location. Short walk to beach and great restaurants. Clean rooms uniquely decorated in a Mexican theme. The owners are very accommodating and friendly. Lauderdale by the sea is a great area to stay because there are so many great bars and restaurants within walking distance. There is a grocery store within walking distance. You could stay here a week... More 

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

You are right! Lauderdale by the Sea is actually a small, seaside village where everything is just a short walk from our perfect Blue Seas Courtyard location. To start your day, you can step out your front door and take a one block walk along beautiful El Mar Drive - watching the sun rise out of the Atlantic ocean -... More 

Iowa City, Iowa
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Our first night, the air conditioning was not functioning properly. I told the staff the next morning. They immediately checked this out and moved us to another unit where the air conditioning was more than adequate. This motel is well kept up, immaculate and the staff is wonderful and accommodating. The location is excellent. A block away from the main... More 

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

Thank you for your comments. We have our own villa on the property and my husband, Marc, is our Mr. Fix-It Guy, so we are able to quickly attend to any maintenance issues that arise. We had a brand new air conditioner in your initial room that very day and we truly apologize for any discomfort during your first night's... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Not sure how many times we've been back to Blue Seas but every visit is better than the last. The rooms and courtyard area are being constantly updated, everything is always impeccably clean, entire staff goes above and beyond what you would expect and if there would be something you need the staff is always more than happy to take... More 

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

You make some really great points! Lauderdale by the Sea is famous for preserving the small, boutique-style hotels originally built in the 40's and 50's. Staying at one of these beautifully restored properties (such as the Blue Seas Courtyard) is a unique vacation experience compared to staying at a typical hotel chain. We still offer guests the bells and whistles... More 

London, England
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We love this place! We have just spent two smashing weeks again this year. The rooms are spotless, the hotel is peaceful and Cristie and Marc made us very welcome (as usual). It really is the nicest of hotels - cannot wait for next year!

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

It is so nice to have found a vacation destination in the world that you look forward to returning to every year. We are delighted to be that kind of special place for you! Sincerely, Cristie More 

Santa Clarita, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This is a quaint establishment that makes you feel comfortable and at home. It is picturesque and just across the street from the beach. We found it a few years ago and come back every year and would not stay anywhere else. The bed is comfortable, it is quiet and lovely, it is clean, and above all it is friendly!... More 

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

That is exactly what we hoped to create! The spirit of an exotic, Mexico Riviera vacation at a very convenient, South Florida location! Sincerely, Cristie More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

This is one of the best Hotels my husband and I ever stayed at. we absolutely loved the decorations. The room was very clean. It is perfectly located near the beach in a very calm area...not a lot of traffic. The hotel provides beach chair, towels and umbrellas. if you're looking for a relaxing getaway this is the place for... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My wife and I just spent a week at this funky, Mexican Hacienda. Unlike most of the hotel/motels in the area, The Blue Seas Courtyard really stands out. Our room was steps from the pool, with a newly renovated bathroom and kitchen. The kitchen was well equipped with everything we needed. We also found the King size bed very comfortable.... More 

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

Thank you for all of your nice comments about your stay with us. Feeling safe and secure at your hotel and surrounding area is so important to a stress-free vacation! The Blue Seas Courtyard is unique because we have our own owner's villa on the property. This insures we are able to take care of our guests whenever they need... More 

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Address: 4525 El Mar Drive, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308
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Location: United States > Florida > Lauderdale by the Sea
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Blue Seas Courtyard 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Blue Seas Courtyard Hotel Lauderdale By The Sea
Courtyard Blue Seas
Courtyard Lauderdale By The Sea
Lauderdale By The Sea Courtyard
Blue Seas Courtyard Lauderdale By The Sea, Florida
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#2 Family Hotel in Lauderdale by the Sea
#3 Romantic Hotel in Lauderdale by the Sea

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