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1231 Hillsboro Mile, Hillsboro Beach, Pompano Beach, FL 33062
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Warsaw, Poland
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81 reviews 81 reviews
17 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We were looking for something other than a big, bland high end hotel on the beach in Florida during a trip back to the US. After some looking, including on TA, we decided to give the Rainbow a try. The property sits just south of the public beaches in Deerfield Beach. Beach in front of the proprerty is virtually empty.... More

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Canton, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This small, quaint and beautiful property is a hidden gem! Our families had updated one bed room condos with fully equipped kitchens. We had a private beach area and a heated pool to enjoy! The staff was very nice and welcoming. And the property is literally walking distance to great restaurants, shopping and fishing pier! Our family has already made... More

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Pembroke Pines, Florida
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

This is the third year I stay here and it continues to get worse every year. It is sad because the location is perfect but management is horrible. The maintenance is terrible. I am looking for another place to stay next year. Just not worth the aggravation;I spent a good amount to enjoy myself not deal with hassle. Think about... More

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Savannah, Georgia
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

When you walk into the Rainbow on the Ocean, you are about to experience what Florida beaches were like in a time before colossal structures. Step out of your room and jump in the pool. Get out of the pool, walk 10 steps and jump in the ocean. The small apartments have everything you need to feed a Girl Scout... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

This is the second time I have stayed at ROTO, once in October 2013 and recently in May, 2014. The people are very friendly (not only staff, but guests, too)..it feels like family. Only (2) floors- many different room options from a full suite to one-bedroom, but even the 1 bedroom has a refrigerator, microwave, and coffee maker in a... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

We stayed at this resort for 3 nights to wrap up our first vacation with grandchildren 4 and 8 years old. Could not have fallen in to a better area for the kids, perfect location, steps to the beach, back to the pool to shower off and play, all within being able to keep an eye on them without any... More

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miami lakes
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

My husband, daughter (11 years old) and I have been visiting this motel for about 6 years twice a year and always manage to have a wonderful time. It is right on the beach, the staff is very nice. Few years back recommended Rainow to our friends/neighbors and they also fell in love with it. They vacation here on a... More

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Croton on Hudson, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

My family has stayed here on and off over the course of 20 years. I’m sad to say, while ROTO still has a bit of charm, the service level has gone down dramatically. My Aunt, Grandmother and I booked two adjoining rooms on the 1st floor in May. We always stay on the lower level, because my Grandmother is nearly... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

This is a great place to stay. It's the second time we've been here with family and not been disappointed. One day I spent the afternoon by the pool with less than 15 people relaxing on the entire grounds (including beach, grassy area, etc.) and then walked a few blocks away to see 100 people crammed into the same physical... More

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Detroit, Michigan
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

Let's get a few things out of the way: don't come to ROTO expecting room service, cardboard cutout room decorations, or whatever else you've come to expect after staying at a bunch of corporate hotels. This place is Old Florida. And as such, is awesome and a great deal. I stayed in a hotel room for three nights and it... More

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Address: 1231 Hillsboro Mile, Hillsboro Beach, Pompano Beach, FL 33062
Location: United States > Florida > Pompano Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Rainbow On The Ocean Hotel Pompano Beach

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