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“Small, outdated and overpriced” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Chateau By The Sea

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Chateau By The Sea
5300 Ocean Beach Blvd., Cocoa Beach, FL 32931   |  
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Morgantown, West Virginia
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8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Small, outdated and overpriced”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2011

The unit we rented was small and outdated. It was advertised as recently renovated, which is clearly not true. It is very overpriced. It is close to the pier (not a plus for us) and to the beach. The pool was nice and clean.
I would not stay here again or recommend it to our friends.

  • Stayed March 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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cdwlfamily
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2010

We really enjoyed ourselves! This condo had EVERYTHING that we needed, especially for a family with younger children.

It was so nice to be able to go across the street to the Publix to get groceries and make our own meals, instead of eating out for every meal! I didn't realize the amount of beach supplies on hand! I am glad we didn't have to buy things to use for a short time and then throw away!

The washer and dryer were a HUGE ammenity for us, considering I have two girls that feel the need to change clothes 5 times a day! To be able to come home with all clean clothes was priceless!

We were able to call back home and not use our cell phone minutes thanks to the free long distance and the wireless internet access was very useful for our family, since we are always changing our minds on what we should do!

Cocoa Beach was a great location with a lot to offer- (Grille's was an awesome place to eat!!). We went out for a drive and happened to stumble across Merritt Island. If you can't find what you are looking for in Cocoa Beach, cross the bridge to Merritt Island. There a ton of restaurants and stores there! ( I love Ross- Dress for Less stores)

I have so many good things that I can say about this location. Thanks again!

Becky Cadwell

  • Stayed June 2010, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2010

Hello Steve and Julia,
Our family very much enjoyed our first visit to Cocoa Beach.
Your condo was perfect for us and it's location was excellent.
The beach was where most of our time was spent which was
so close to home. We had a great time. Thank you.
Bill and Karen Tompkins

  • Stayed March 2010, traveled with family
    • 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
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Middlesex, VA
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2010

We have stayed at the Chateau By The Sea for six years now. This is our first year in
#503. It was very nice, has every thing you need, has a great view to the ocean. We did
not have the best weather this year but Steve was not responsible for that. I did get a
good sun tan as we had some great days. We will be back. Ann and Winfree Lloyd

  • Stayed March 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 4 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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bflo, ny
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2009

We choose this Condo (Chateaux by the Sea # 207) because it was close to the Cocoa Beach Pier and it looked nice in the pictures. We were not disappointed! The condo complex and the condo itself are well maintained.

The best parts were that everything was provided, dishes, towels, boogie boards. beach chairs and umbrellas. The pool was wonderful and it was nice that we could come back from beach and go right into the pool (after washing off sand of course). The balcony was ocean front and with a small table and chairs (it was nice having binoculars, not provided). The appliances were newer including washer and dryer. We contacted the owner a few times and each time he was incredibly responsive. Immediately called or emailed each time.

The down side would be that the condo was on the smaller side but not a problem for only 2 people (especially). We have a 14 and 11 yr old and even so, it seemed like a good tradeoff considering the location. The complex did not have a hot tub if that matters to you.

  • Stayed August 2009, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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oldham
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2009

Just returned home to the uk after spending our final week of our holiday in Cocoa beach.We stayed in room 208 in Chateau by the sea and were pleasantly surprised by the fantastic views of the pier and ocean. After staying the first week in a stunning condo in Orlando we did nt expect this condo to be of similar standard. The views alone were enough just to wake up in the morning to sit on the balcony overlooking the beach! After reading some of the previous reviews we were a bit dubious as to what the condo would be like. The location was great and we really enjoyed Cocoa Beach itself.

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  • Stayed August 2009, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Atlanta
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2009

We just got back from Cocoa Beach and stayed at Chateau By The Sea. It is just a stones throw from the pier and we had a blast. The Chateau by the Sea is very family friendly and quiet. I have stayed at a lot of condos on the beach and this is by far the best yet. We recommend suite 208.

  • Stayed July 2009, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Additional Information about Chateau By The Sea

Address: 5300 Ocean Beach Blvd., Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
Location: United States > Florida > Cocoa Beach
Amenities:
Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 5 Specialty lodging in Cocoa Beach
Also Known As:
Chateau By The Sea Hotel Cocoa Beach

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