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Great Escape Inn

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4620 North Ocean Drive, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308 (Formerly Great Escape Hotel)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Peekskill, New York
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here based on all the positive Trip Advisor reviews, and they were accurate. While the place isn't new, everything is well-maintained or recently redone. The kitchenette in our room was clearly new, with new appliances. Overall, clean, comfortable, safe, ample parking, close to the beach. They provide towels and chairs you can take to the beach, and the pool... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my husband stayed here for 3 weeks during the Xmas Holiday 2014-2015. We had a studio (room with kitchen) - except for the traffic noise (which we got used to after 2 nights anyway), there is really nothing to complain about. Close to the beach, Publix, bars and restaurants in the neighbourhood, very friendly staff, room service everyday,... More 

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New York City, New York
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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are nice things about this place, but I won't stay again. Pros: The folks at check in and housekeeping were all very friendly. The room was clean and the place is close to the beach. If you just want a crash pad, this will be fine. The pool is also nice. There is a refrigerator in the room as... More 

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Yorkville, Illinois
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A basic motel with close proximity to beach BUT the walk there is on broken concrete due to construction, along a very busy road. We had the noisiest room there, right on the road. The pool was very near the road too. I would not stay there again. The exposure to the road did not make the "savings" over nicer... More 

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Mark H, Guest Relations Manager at Great Escape Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate your review. We are sorry to hear the road noise was a major disturbance during your stay with us. Most of the older hotels/motels in Lauderdale by the sea are set relatively close to the street since most of the buildings were constructed in the 1950s. If we had any vacancies that were further away from the street... More 

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154 reviews 154 reviews
56 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small friendly clean motel style place with a small pool. It is in a nice area just one block from the beach and within walking distance of a large supermarket with ATM and in the other direction, the pier area with restaurant and bars. Within taxi distance of airport ($50).

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

Loved it! Staff is wonderful and helpful, the room and bath were very clean. Office closes around 5:00 pm so do call if checking in later than that. Pool is perfect. The location is ideal, walk to great restaurants, entertainment and shopping. The beach is close, ask for chairs and towels.

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Hampton Roads, VA
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68 reviews 68 reviews
11 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We stayed at Great Escape Inn for 2 nights before a cruise. The staff was very friendly, the room was clean and comfortable, and the price was very reasonable. It is a block from the beach and walking distance to several restaurants, bars, and stores. Anglins Pier is a 5 min walk. There are live bands in the street on... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Stayed here in January '15. We used to stay at the 'big' hotels over the years in Lauderdale by the Sea until they were sold and became run down. Big turn off for us to the town, and we started going elsewhere. We came back based on reviews of some of the small hotels, and Great Escape Inn was excellent.... More 

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Cowansville, Quebec, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Place is clean, renovated Staff is great and do an excellent job Mark, the manager is friendly , available and helpful. Pool side is perfect and near your door. Didn't see (nor asked for) the BBQ Kitchen was modern and fully functional. Lack in my point of view a safe in the room for valuable personal items. 2 minutes walk... More 

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Spruce Grove, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

2@we are from canada so surprised with the clean rooms and lovely staff we stayed 3 weeks people that work there really outdid themselves to make our stay enjoyable we will be back mark the manager even upgraded us to a lovely suite

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