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Driftwood Beach Club

4417 El Mar Dr, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308
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Hamilton
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24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

We traded through RCI to get a week at this resort in a one bedroom ground floor unit for the last week of May 2015. We had just spent two weeks in other resorts in Pompano Beach and Fort Lauderdale and we were not that happy with the other resorts. We arrived before their 4pm check in time but we... More 

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Thank Dan W
teresa d, Board Member at Driftwood Beach Club, responded to this review

Thank you for the most perfect review! Making memorable vacations is what we do best at the Driftwood! Our goal is to exceed all of our owner and guest expectations. We pride ourselves on many things, from our superior customer service, to our updated chic rooms. As part of "the Driftwood family" we hope you visit us again soon! More 

Saint Augustine, Florida
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28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Excellent location across from beach, heated pool, nice outdoor set up around pool area, inviting to interact with other guests, room newly decorated, kitchen fully equipped, beds spacious and clean, entire compound is very clean, wifi available and free, computer room with printer available , nice gem in a great little town

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Thank Karlpeter2013
teresa d, Board Member at Driftwood Beach Club, responded to this review

What a great review and thank you for sharing your experience with us. We agree that the Driftwood is a special place and a "nice gem". Your opinion means a lot to us! Please spread the word about the Driftwood to your friends and family and we hope to see you back soon! More 

Sweden
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63 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

We loved the location. In the middle of lbts and very close to restaurants, the beach and the pier. It is a small hotel, very friendly atmosphere - everyone chats with each other. The wifi was great - fast and reliable. The apartment was clean, seemed to be newly renovated and roomy for us and our two kids. Beds comfy... More 

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teresa d, Board Member at Driftwood Beach Club, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing the Driftwood for your recent stay. People come from around the world to stay at the Driftwood because people are so friendly, the great local restaurants, and the pier. We hope you come back soon to visit us! More 

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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Beautifully located across the street from the Atlantic Ocean means outstanding sunrises and pleasantly warm days. The guests are extremely friendly and willing to help you plan your day. The front desk was also a joy. If you are looking for a place near the beach, this is the best!

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1 Thank Tyspapa
teresa d, Board Member at Driftwood Beach Club, responded to this review

Each morning you will find someone from the Driftwood on the beach watching the sunrises and they are absolutely beautiful! The memories of these warm sunny days will hopefully bring you back to the Driftwood! More 

Bluffton, Sc
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72 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Been here before/now thru RCI. Outside and inside have been updated for nice look. Fabulous clean pool, near beach/pier/lots of restaurants/some beach shops. Great area for walking. Bathroom looks great but little space and shower is drippy. Easy fixes: shower caddy and better shower head. Unfortunately, lots of delivery trucks which are loud very early in morning. Town leafblower was... More 

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1 Thank laffininbl
teresa d, Board Member at Driftwood Beach Club, responded to this review

We are so glad you loved our friendly resort. Thank you for the heads up on the early morning street cleaning and deliveries. We have notified the Town Manager to get them to come later in the day. We like your suggestion for a shower caddy too! Hope to see you soon! More 

Danville, Illinois, United States
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24 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

After years of coming to Lauderdale by The Sea and staying in other resorts we have finally found our home away from home . This place has all the amenities you could possibly want or need for a nice getaway. We've made a lot of friends in just the short week we were there . I felt like I found... More 

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Cincinnati
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

I can't believe how lucky we got to find this place! It was a well-kept resort with an awesome pool. We did not rent a car because we were within walking distance of everything. Restaurants, grocery, beach etc. Pool toys and beach umbrellas available to use. We will definitely be going back. Everyone else can go to Destin!

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2 Thank LoveMFam
teresa d, Board Member at Driftwood Beach Club, responded to this review

We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay. The Driftwood staff does a great job maintaining the Driftwood property. It is in walking distance to many restaurants, shops, three ice cream parlors, and the beautiful beach. We truly appreciate your business and we look forward to seeing you again in the future! Best regards. More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Very acceptable place for a family vacation. A few steps from the beach and Lauderdale by the Sea village and restuarants, friendly and responsive staff and a great family atmosphere. The hotel is in the process of upgrading the interiors, but it's very well maintained and extremely clean with well stocked kitchenette. This isn't our first visitant will not be... More 

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4 Thank Dianne S
teresa d, Board Member at Driftwood Beach Club, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words about the Driftwood. The Driftwood staff does an awesome job and loves to see the families enjoy themselves and have fun. We really appreciate your comments and we are glad to hear great things from you as a guest. Thank you again. More 

Corning, Iowa
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We travel frequently and it is unusual for us to visit the same place twice. We like to see new places and explore new things. We visited Driftwood Beach club a few years ago and it was more than worthy of a second visit. It is near the beach and the family like atmosphere is so relaxing and fun to... More 

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2 Thank Wayne L
teresa d, Board Member at Driftwood Beach Club, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write the review about your stay at the Driftwood! We were thrilled to hear that your enjoyed your time with us. The Driftwood has many repeat visitors who enjoy the wonderful amenities we have here in Lauderdale By The Sea. We look forward to seeing you when you visit for the THIRD time!... More 

Rutland, England
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32 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Booked this through an RCI exchange. The apartment is clean and well furnished with a comfortable double bed. There are plenty of drawers and storage space. The kitchenette is very adequate and has partly been upgraded- the cupboards and work top/ sink are very modern but the noisy fridge and cooker are something out of the 1980s. I remember us... More 

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1 Thank RachelLB
teresa d, Board Member at Driftwood Beach Club, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for the Driftwood Beach Club! Our maintenance staff has checked into the refrigerator noise and has been monitoring the area you spoke of and they are making adjustments. We agree with you that we offer a quiet and relaxing family friendly atmosphere! Again, thank you for your review and we... More 

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