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Driftwood Beach Club

Certificate of Excellence
4417 El Mar Dr, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308
Driftwood Beach Club
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Rating summary
  • 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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Oslo, Norway
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27 reviews 27 reviews
25 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only downside of our recent stay at Driftwood was that it was way to short! Driftwood is primarily a timeshare place, but with a few holiday rental units as well. A lot of guests/owners have been coming for the same weeks for years and years and obviously know each other well. Even as passing outsiders, we were made to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great experience from the moment we walked on the property. Arrived early and was able to check into room. Beach access easy. Having access to chairs on beach is a plus. Beach...... steps away. Stayed in a one bedroom unit...... spacious and immaculate. Couldn't get a better location. Thumbs up

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Elmira NY
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26 reviews 26 reviews
25 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Driftwood is truly one of the most lovely and most inviting places I have stayed in all of my Florida visits. This was a last minute trip and we were so lucky to even get a room! Let's start with the rooms. We had a lower unit, which is a one bedroom apartment. Very spacious living area with a separate... More 

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

Those of us at the Driftwood thank you very much for the review. Our management and our staff do their best to make everyone feel welcomed during their stay with us. Guests like you make our work easier! Looking forward to seeing you again soon! More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Well we have been walking by the Driftwood for years and always felt that it would be a great place to stay, and boy were we right. First thing I want to say is when you stay at a place you pray for it to be CLEAN , well your prayers are answered .TO say the Driftwood is clean would... More 

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

Thank you! Being a continual recipient of the prestigious White Glove Award winner from Florida's Superior Small Lodging Association is a point of pride for us. We are pleased that you enjoyed your vacation with us and look forward to seeing you next time! More 

Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I've been to Ft. Lauderdale many times. This was my first stay in a kitchenette. I love it. The Driftwood is a super clean property with a great location. This property has it's own private access to the beach right across the street. There are tables and chairs for sitting Oceanside or beach and lounge chairs you may take on... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review us! Isn't it great to leave that Canadian cold weather for swimsuits and shorts in January? The Driftwood was happy to have your family with us this winter and look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Garden City, Michigan
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I could not be more pleased with staff and the Driftwood, I visit here 2 times a year, in December and May. Everything is fresh and new. Always clean and well maintained. I recommend to my friends all the time

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

We could not be more pleased than to have guests like you! In fact, it is our returning guests who make the Driftwood a welcoming vacation for newcomers.. who then become returning guests, as well. Thank you for the great review and for being such a vital part of the Driftwood family! See you in May! More 

Freelton, Ontario
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89 reviews 89 reviews
6 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

A great timeshare trade as the place felt like home as soon as we walked in the room. Rooms had been recently redone and even though an older property, it is in good shape and well kept up. It is a short walk (1 minute) to its part of the beach complete with chairs and loungers. The beach is amazing... More 

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

We loved having you with us! Thank you for the review which highlights what we think are some of our best qualities: a fantastic location, the convenience of the beautiful Atlantic Ocean, nice shops and good restaurants, all within walking distance. And most of all...our well-kept resort! Do hope you come back to us very, very soon! More 

Texas
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
13 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We recently spent a week at this small hotel and were quite pleased with our stay. It is an older property, but with updated room, and its location is perfect as once you get here, there is beach, food, and fun all within walking distance. We tried several of the local restaurants and were not disappointed but once and the... More 

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

It warms our hearts when our guests are pleased with our resort. Thank you! The Driftwood is fortunate to have a great staff, location and wonderful owners and guests. Do hope to see you again soon! More 

Chicago, IL
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Stayed for a week in October, 2014 as a timeshare guest. I just loved the place. Nice private pool area, private beach access, clean, clean, clean! Staff could not have been friendlier. Have had a let down at timeshares in the past but this place makes up for the bad taste. Location is a plus, between A1A and El Mar.... More 

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

We loved having you here! The Driftwood is such a special place with a wonderfully convenient location. Do hope to see you again soon! More 

Newhaven, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

This is our second visit here, and we love it. Keep expecting Doris Day to come around the corner ... Lovely apartments, very small resort with really friendly people (office staff and fellow visitors). We arrived at midnight and were immediately greeted by guests sitting at the pool. They offered help with the luggage and very cold beer! We've hired... More 

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

Thank you! The Driftwood Beach Club does have the greatest owners and guests! It is not surprising at all that you were offered cold beer and help with your luggage when you arrived at midnight. Hoping to see you again next November! More 

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