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Great Escape Inn

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   4620 North Ocean Drive, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308 (Formerly Great Escape Hotel)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Fort lauderdale
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had just lovely stay at this establishment. The rooms were immaculate and even smelled like your housekeeper just left kinda clean. The pool and courtyard were very nice. The beach was within walking distance and they even provide chairs and umbrellas. I will be back again!

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Chicago, Illinois
12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice location and rooms. Clean and big rooms, they are very helpful. I highly recommend this hotel. We were very satisfied with our stay. The location is away from the crowded Fort Lauderdale area, but Lauderdale by the Sea is a growing area.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We live in Fort Lauderdale and when my family came down for a visit we put them, and ourselves, up at the Great Escape Inn. We could not have been happier. Staff was extremely friendly and very attentive. They supplied chairs and umbrellas for the beach, it is in a great location with great restaurants, a Publix grocery and the... More

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Montreal, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

My husband and I just came back after spending 5 nights at the Great Escape,June 7 to 12. Just like its name, it was a great escape for both of us.The place is quiet, we were able to sit out and enjoy our lunch and supper at one of the outside tables almost everyday. We felt so safe taking walks... More

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I recently stayed at the Great Escape for 7 nights, Sayaka and Mark are very friendly, make you feel at home, chair and towels for the beach, one block behind Inn. I was lucky enough to get to stay in the room with kitchen and it was great to have Publix and CVS one block north. The main area of... More

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Romsey, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
10 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

stayed here on April for 10 nights in one bed apartment. Good location - a block from the beach and short walk to bars and restaurants in resort centre and Publix supermarket. Apartment clean and functional with comfy bed and plenty of storage space. All staff were very friendly and helpful, even providing beach chairs and umbrellas free of charge.... More

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Oakville, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Nice large clean room with a full kitchen and full size refrigerator. conveniently located, near beach, restaurants and grocery (publix) store. Only pool needs to be cleaner since leaves and palm frond always floating

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Hamar, Norway
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Nice people, great service, nice suite-room (free upgrade). It was not on the beach, but near (4 minute walk). Nice little pool. They have umbrellas and beach chairs for their guests to bring to the beach. Lovely stay.

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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014 via mobile

Was not to happy at first due to no coffee provided in room. Quick stop at publix fixed this. Room was lovely. Very clean and comfortable. Spent some time at the pool with was great. Our room was beside the pool which I liked. Staff were very nice and pleasent. Short walk to beach and main square. Would recommend. Xx

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Brecon, United Kingdom
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95 reviews 95 reviews
73 hotel reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

My wife and I stayed here on the 3rd May 2014 for1 night, but nearly didn't. We booked this Inn on the 26th April 2014 on Hotels.com, but as the website said "Only one King available" we phoned Hotels.com and booked, their confirmation being received within minutes. When we arrived at about 2.30.pm the check-in guy said tat he had... More

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

We appreciate your review. We apologize for the room confusion. When a customer goes on a third party travel website instead of coming directly through our hotels website the "bedding" selection cannot always be guaranteed unless specified by the number of people in the room. Hotels.com did apologize for the confusion on their end, and we apologize that it directly... More

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Address: 4620 North Ocean Drive, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308 (Formerly Great Escape Hotel)
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Location: United States > Florida > Lauderdale by the Sea
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Great Escape Inn 2.5*
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Only a block away from the beach, the Great Escape Inn is conveniently located in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, a picturesque seaside village nestled between Ft. Lauderdale and Pompano Beach. Guests at the Inn enjoy a heated pool, complimentary high speed wireless Internet access, and TVs with cable. ... more   less 
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