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Hideaway Waterfront Resort & Hotel
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   4601 SE Fifth Avenue, Cape Coral, FL 33904   |  
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Ranked #2 of 7 hotels in Cape Coral
Palm Beach, Florida
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“Pets would be happy”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

Low cost hotel, about the level of a motel 6. The bed was old, the pillows bad, and the grounds look like they are kept up by your junkie next door neighbor. Spent one night trying to find a local alternative to the chain hotels, but looks like I will be back at the Hampton.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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HideawayResort, Owner at Hideaway Waterfront Resort & Hotel, responded to this review, October 16, 2012
Dear guest: We are truly sorry to hear of your disappointment, however checking our records, we wonder if this post may have been made in error, since your name is not among our guest records. If you ever do visit, or visit again, please let us know of any inconvenience you experience and we will be happy to help.
Sincerely, Mark & Linda
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

This place was fantastic, what a find! Our 'room' was essentially a small apartment with a big lounge, kitchenette, huge bedroom overlooking the water, and spotlessly clean bathroom. This place has its own dock and offers FREE kayak hire, fishing from the dock, bicycles, parking spaces, wifi, BBQ and sunloungers. A good pool as well for such a small place!

We were made to feel welcome the moment we arrived, the owners couldn't do enough to assist us. We ate breakfast out on the deck watching fish jump in the water. I only wish we could've stayed longer and tried out the kayaks.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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HideawayResort, Owner at Hideaway Waterfront Resort & Hotel, responded to this review, October 16, 2012
Great to hear that you enjoyed your stay! We really appreciate your post.
Thank you!
Mark and Linda
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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

We have family in the Cape Coral area and have stayed at the Hideaway several times. On our last visit we brought our 2 small dogs to stay with us. We have been in a number of hotels/motels that are pet-friendly but not so clean; in most of them I would not walk on the carpet with bare feet. The Hideaway is an exception - immaculate tile floors, linens, and furnishings, though not that new. The motel was built in the 60's I think, and the wall airconditioners are a little loud, but that did not prevent us from getting a good nights sleep. We will definitely be back.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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HideawayResort, Owner at Hideaway Waterfront Resort & Hotel, responded to this review, October 16, 2012
Thank you so much for posting your comments. Looking forward to seeing you again!
Mark & Linda, Owners
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

We found Hideaway Waterfront Resort and Hotel while searching the internet for a place to stay on our way home from Tampa. We usually stay in chain hotels so we were at first hesitant to try a new place but the thought of sitting on the dock, kayaking, and fishing lured us in!! Although we only spent 1 night ... it felt like we had a week-long vacation! We will be returning soon. I think Hideaway will become our regular get-away spot!

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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HideawayResort, Owner at Hideaway Waterfront Resort & Hotel, responded to this review, October 16, 2012
We're happy that you found us, and that you enjoyed your time at the Hideaway! See you again soon!
Thank you,
Mark & Linda
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Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

We stayed here the week of 7/16-7/20/12, it is a very nice motel hidden in a residential area. It was quiet, clean. The staff was very nice. I loved the back of the motel, being on a canal with a large deck, hammock, plenty of tables & chairs. We had the chance to use the gas grill out back, had a wonderful steak dinner on the deck by the water. I loved that everything you need is there, dishes, linens, stove, fridge, microwave, glasses, coffee maker. If you are looking for a hoity toity motel this isn't for you, but if you want a clean friendly place to stay this is it. We would definetely stay here again. Thank you Linda & Mark.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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HideawayResort, Owner at Hideaway Waterfront Resort & Hotel, responded to this review, October 16, 2012
You are welcome! Thank you for staying with us - we're looking forward to seeing you again.
Best,
Mark & Linda
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

This is a family-run resort and Mark, Linda and Kyle epitomize what the hospitality business is supposed to be. They really care about every detail. The place is not cookie-cutter modern, like all the chain hotels. So it that's what you are after this isn't your place. The Hideaway has a charm and comfort that reminds our family of more relaxed, happier times. Sitting poolside or on the deck overlooking the canal, we slow down and begin to savor time together. For us, this is the only place to stay in the Cape Coral/ Fort Myers area.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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HideawayResort, Owner at Hideaway Waterfront Resort & Hotel, responded to this review, October 16, 2012
Thank you for staying with us - we strive to create a relaxed and comfortable environment... happy to hear you enjoyed your time together!
Mark & Linda
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Boca Raton, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

My family had a wonderful stay at this hotel. The staff and owners really took good care of us. The apartment was clean, inviting and had plenty of room. All the amenities were designed for comfort. We used the grill, full kitchen, kayak and the pool as well as the grounds. My Husband and daughter had dolphins come up to their kayak while paddling through the canal. We had five people stay in the room and there was plenty of space for everyone. I would not hesitate to recommend this hotel for anyone who loves a taste of old Florida and the feel of a private resort.

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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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HideawayResort, Owner at Hideaway Waterfront Resort & Hotel, responded to this review, October 16, 2012
Glad to hear from you! It's good to know you were as comfortable on your second stay.
Thank you,
Mark & Linda, Owners
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Address: 4601 SE Fifth Avenue, Cape Coral, FL 33904
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Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Cape Coral
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 7 hotels in Cape Coral
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hideaway Waterfront Resort & Hotel 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hideaway Waterfront Resort and Hotel, located in Cape Coral, Florida, is a full-service hotel, getaway resort and extended-stay hotel. Overlooking the waterfront, with hotel rooms or suites with kitchenettes, you'll be comfortable and have plenty of amenities for relaxation and fun! Tiki huts, heated pool, waterfront views, established coconut trees, kayaking, bicycling, wireless and cable. ... more   less 
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