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Castle by the Sea

2.0 of 5 4520 N. Ocean Drive, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308
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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
    4 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Ga.
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for the long weekend in the "budget" room. It was over $100 per night. I had done my homework and it was recommended on Trip Advisor! UGH! The room was tiny which we expected...but too small to shut the bathroom door when you were in the bathroom?? The smell was horrific in the bathroom! The towels were very... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at Castle By the Sea January 28 and 29. The room was clean, JC, the owner, came in and showed me how to work the TV, and said how he had purchased the property a year ago, and was upgrading everything. I had a queen efficiency with a full kitchen, a huge closet with a roll away bed,... More 

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Florida
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71 reviews 71 reviews
28 hotel reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Castle by the Sea for one night before a cruise. The owner, JC, was very personable and offered us an upgrade for $10 from the budget room to a very nice corner room on the 2nd floor. We were impressed with the overall size and cleanliness of the room. JC explained to us that he purchased this... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We LOVED it!!! First my husband and I stayed a week . JC the owner is amazing- so are the staff that work there. Less than 5 minute walk to beach park. CLEAN -NEW BEDS-CLEAN POOL and area. We originally got a suite for a week - but then added 2 more weeks. My 80 year old mom enjoyed the... More 

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Amesbury, Massachusetts
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89 reviews 89 reviews
24 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

The charm of Lauderdale by the Sea is its low-rise architecture, an oasis of 40's and 50's nostalgia sandwiched between the sinister high-rises hugging the shore north and south. I like this place for a vacation break, but its attractions are also its weakness. The accommodations, many of them mom-and-pop motels built 60 or so years ago, tend to be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

Everything was perfect. Room spacious very clean. All the furnitures are new. JC the owner is so nice and helpful. Beach very close. I will absolutely be going back!!!!! Stayed December 2014, traveled as a family

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Port-au-Prince, Haiti
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26 reviews 26 reviews
25 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

On my way to Orlando by road, I had some businesses to take care of in Fort Lauderdale which were going to take me the entire afternoon; I figured I would most probably be tired by the end of the day and wouldn’t want to drive during the night, so I chose to book a room at the nearby hotel... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I reserved a room with a queen bed well in advance. There was NO queen bed available. We were given a room with two double beds or so they said. I am 5 foot 8 inches tall my head was against the headboard and my feel were against the foot board barely big enough for me. There is no box... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

My friend and I spent four days at Castle By The Sea and were very pleased. The place is low key, and JC, the manager, is a really down-to-earth French guy and made us feel very welcome. There was an easy going European style about the place which was perfect for our purposes: relaxing by the pool, going to the... More 

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Virginia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
47 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Recently stayed at this motel for three nights. Pros: excellent location within walking distance to the beach, nightlife, shopping; great pool and relaxing deck area; renovations are under way; free wi-fi; some units have kitchen area; free beach towels/chairs are loaned by motel; clean; room was large. Cons: beds are low to the ground (one mattress on platform) and was... More 

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Address: 4520 N. Ocean Drive, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308
Location: United States > Florida > Lauderdale by the Sea
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Castle by the Sea 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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