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Driftwood Beach Club

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4417 El Mar Dr, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308
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Driftwood Beach Club
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I have been staying at Driftwood, 2 or if we are lucky 3 times a year for 20 years, and with every stay it just gets better. The manager Ellen and her staff help to create a very friendly and welcoming atomsphere, weather its your first visit or your 100th, within a few hours of arriving you... More

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Driftwood Board S, Public Relations Manager at Driftwood Beach Club, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review.You have mentioned exactly what the Driftwood values above all: A true feeling of being with family in a fantastic, relaxing location. It is great to hear that our guests, like you, treasure the same values. We look forward to your next visit! Make it three times this year! More

Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just spent two weeks at the Driftwood. This is a really friendly timeshare property right accross from the beach. Very clean unit with modernised kitchen/lounge area. Bathroom is adequate but has not been updated. The let down for this property is that the air conditioning unit is positioned in a walk in closet in the bedroom and is noisy all... More

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Driftwood Board S, Public Relations Manager at Driftwood Beach Club, responded to this review

The Driftwood is pleased to hear from you. One of our points of pride is the friendliness of our staff, owners and guests as we aim to make everyone feel welcomed and 'at home' with us. Like you, many others who come to our resort do enjoy being in walking distance to restaurants, shops, groceries and activities. We apologize for... More

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For me it is as close to Haven on Earth as you get With out dieing. Not like over price resorts, but what Driftwood does not provide is only steps away, & Ft. Lauderdal is just over the bridge. Cook to save money or eat out dieing in One Of over ten resterauates each better than the Last. Sports Bars... More

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Driftwood Board S, Public Relations Manager at Driftwood Beach Club, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. As you say, we are Heaven on Earth! Our sentiments exactly! We think the Driftwood is a perfect vacation as indicated by so many of our guests who return year after year. Lauderdale-by-the-Sea is a wonderful location with all they have to offer and with Ft. Lauderdale so convenient as well. Will be looking for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Feel like your with family. A wonderful experience for all ages. Quick access to a nice patio beach and pool. We were welcomed by the guests as well as staff. We felt like we came home. Great experience

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Driftwood Board S, Public Relations Manager at Driftwood Beach Club, responded to this review

It makes us very happy when our guests feel like they have come home. That is the very essence of what we want the Driftwood to be! Our hope is that you will come back again as it is guests like you who make everyone's vacation a good one! More

Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Just spent the weekend with some family. This is a timeshare/rental property. The place was super clean. Loved the pool. Right across from the Beach. The guest have their own entrance to the beach. The units were just recently revamped. WOW! They look awesome. Full kitchen one bedroom unit. Pull out couch. Small but a great place to connect with... More

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Driftwood Board S, Public Relations Manager at Driftwood Beach Club, responded to this review

Thank you! We also think this is a pretty awesome place! One of our best qualities is one you pointed out...that we are a very family-friendly resort. Many, many of our couples and families come year after year for reunions or to just have time to relax together. Being away from work and/or everyday life gives us valuable, uninterrupted time... More

Worcester, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This was my second stay at Driftwood with my partner and her parents, this time staying for 2 weeks, and was as impressed as the first time. The staff are friendly and polite, giving the place a homely feel while keeping their professional approach to ensure you enjoy your stay as much as possible. The accommodation we stayed in was... More

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Driftwood Board S, Public Relations Manager at Driftwood Beach Club, responded to this review

It was great to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us here at the Driftwood! While you touched on what a wonderful place we have, it is actually the guests like you who make such a difference with the Driftwood being so welcoming and such a perfect vacation venue! We, too, are counting the days until you are... More

MA
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We just returned to the Driftwood ...our 6th consecutive year and enjoyed our week completely! The pool location is the central " hub " ( like your kitchen!) and has plenty of lounge & seating areas including the comfy cabana area. The management staff are not only extremely accommodating to meet the visitor/traveler/family but make will meet all your needs... More

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Driftwood Board S, Public Relations Manager at Driftwood Beach Club, responded to this review

In your wonderful review, you have touched on exactly what we also love about our resort. The location, the staff and the amenities are truly the best. You and our other terrific guests and owners who come to the Driftwood are a huge asset in making the Driftwood the perfect place it is! Thank you! See you next year! More

1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I am an original owner of this timeshare that I bought in 1982. Have used RCI to trade over the years. Last time I stayed here was 12 years ago. The unit was completely updated, Ellen and her staff were extremely professional. The property was clean, extremely convenient to a town that has become quite eclectic and has grown greatly... More

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Driftwood Board S, Public Relations Manager at Driftwood Beach Club, responded to this review

The Driftwood is thrilled that you've come back! This is such a special place, made even more so by our owners and guests. It was wonderful having you with us again and we do look forward to June and many more years together! More

Oxford UK
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We have just returned from a holiday at the Driftwood Beach Club booked through RCI. The apartment was perfect for what we needed and the location is superb, with a great mix of pool and beach. We personally wanted to thank Ellen and her staff who went out of their way when I suffered a back injury, and allowed me... More

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Driftwood Board S, Public Relations Manager at Driftwood Beach Club, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind remarks. It is never easy to have an illness or injury while on vacation, especially when in a foreign country. You have been in our thoughts, in hopes that your back is on the mend. Do come back again. We truly enjoyed you and your family! More

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We stayed here through RCI and enjoyed our stay. Rooms are clean, staff is friendly, family atmosphere. It's an older place so be aware of that. Nice pool, short walk to beach. New kitchen and living areas. Bathrooms and bedroom could use a little modernization but at least they're clean. There were LOTS Of kids so if you are trying... More

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Driftwood Board S, Public Relations Manager at Driftwood Beach Club, responded to this review

The Driftwood was glad to have you with us as we especially enjoy meeting our RCI exchangers in hopes you will love our friendliness and convenient location to become one of our own. As you have noted, our long-time, dedicated staff is in the process of modernizing and updating the Driftwood to make it as pleasing and as comfortable as... More

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Address: 4417 El Mar Dr, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308
Location: United States > Florida > Lauderdale by the Sea
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 40
Also Known As:
Driftwood Beach Club Hotel Lauderdale By The Sea
Driftwood Beach Club Lauderdale By The Sea, Florida

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