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Coral Key Inn

2.5 of 5 4601 El Mar Drive, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Portland, Oregon
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

I recently traveled to Fort Lauderdale for a week. Got a deal on Groupon for this hotel. Never again!! I wouldn't stay here if I got a rate of $25/night. My room had a murphy bed, carpet was old, no iron or hair dryer, and it was old/needed updates. Also, the office is only open from 9am to 9pm. After... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013 via mobile

I am a business man and business owner. I was here on business meeting with another hotel close by that hired me to redo their marketing plan. As always I stay at a competing hotel to get a feel. I booked over the phone a week in advance. I arrived 2 hours earlier due to flight and was told I... More

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Duluth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

We happened upon the Coral Key Inn because when we arrived in Lauderdale by the Sea and checked into our first rental it was a dump and so after one night there we walked the strip and found this place. We needed something clean, reasonably priced, close to the beach, and that had a room open for 2 weeks. Well,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013 via mobile

Love location, best service, very clean, next to the beach,walking distance to everything, very save for adults and kids, I felt like I was at home ,best restorants,, all walking distance 5 minutes away

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

I've been vacationing in South Florida every year for over 20 years and this was the worst place I've stayed. The biggest problem was the resident manager who was a real negative Nellie who cast a cloud over our stay. She is an elderly woman, apparently hard of hearing who keeps her TV and phone volume turned up on high.... More

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Los Angeles, California
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

We just recently received a transfer to South Florida for my husbands job. We decided to come down a month ahead of our move and stayed at the Coral Key with our 2 year old and 6 month old. We felt right at home the whole month we stayed. Joan the manager was wonderful with our children and even made... More

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Lima, Peru
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

We stay at Coral Key during our winter vacations (for South America), from July to August since 2001, We will never change this wonderful Hotel, this year we came with our entire family, our grandsons say "we want to live here" they and us feel so good because the kindness and hospitality of our dearest friend and Manager of Coral... More

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San Isidro, Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

Me and my family have been coming to Coral key Inn for the last 15 years. The hotel is great, very close to the beach, great rooms, excellent service. Every summer we come, we feel at home. We know Joan, the manager, for many years. She is wonderful. I am sure once you come to Coral Key, you will be... More

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North Laurel, Maryland, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2012

My husband and I have stayed at the Coral Key Inn for many years, returning to the same room every year in May. We just returned from another fantastic trip. Rooms are clean, pool is beautiful, and its only steps from the most beautiful beach. Joan does watch over the place, but it is great knowing that she knows everyone... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

I had read some of the reviews about the CORAL KEY as we, as smart travellers, should do .One thing I have come to realize about reviews is that it is an averaged out guide for us to make our final decision. The guest that wrote a abrasive review about Joan was totally inaccurate with her words . There is... More

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Address: 4601 El Mar Drive, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308
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Location: United States > Florida > Lauderdale by the Sea
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Coral Key Inn 2.5*
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