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El Mar Tropic Ranch Resort Motel

El Mar Drive, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Coconut Creek, FL
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2007

I love these people that blame the hotel for Expedia's faults. As Jerry Seinfeld says" Anyone can TAKE a reservation, but to hold that reservation is the key element." How does the previous reviewer know that Expedia actually contacted the hotel?!?! Just because you get a reservation number doesn;t mean anything! I have traveled hundreds of times for business and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2007

My husband and I booked this hotel for a 3 night stay to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary. We reserved through Hotel.com and got a good rate. I requested late arrival as we would only be landing at 11pm. There was an envelope with a key taped to the door of the hotel next door. "Little Inn by the Sea".... More 

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delray beach, florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2007

This place is a rip off. Through expedia I booked this reservation for the air and sea show. Expedia billed my credit card. On the day i was to arrive , i called the hotel and spoke to a man named Tom. He told me they did not have a rerservation for me there, and for me not to come... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2007

Traveled to Lauderdale by the sea as the launch point for an overseas trip. We soon realized that the wekend we were arriving was the same weekend as the Fort Lauderdale Air and Sea Show. Needless to say, accomodations were tight/ pricy, so we landed at the Tropic Ranch. The Tropic Ranch is an older motel type property, adjacent to... More 

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