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Hotel Lush Royale
2.0 of 5 Specialty Hotel   |   2901 Terramar Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 (Central Beach)   |  
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Orlando, Florida, United States
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27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Best stay ever!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

This was an amazing place! Stay here if you possibly can! Great staff, nice breakfast, awesome location refreshing pool and spa and VERY reasonably priced! I would stay here (and plan to) again in a heartbeat!

Room Tip: Get Room 26 if it is available.
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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3 Thank Craig L
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HLRoyale, General Manager at Hotel Lush Royale, responded to this review, September 4, 2012
Thank you! We are thrilled you had such a wonderful stay! And being a first time guest, we are even happier to hear you will be returning. We strive to go above and beyond to ensure our guests have the best experience possible. One that will make an impression, as you have described.

We will agree with your "Room Tip". Room 26, with its balcony over looking the pool, it is a great place to relax, with a beautiful view.

Be assured, it was a pleasure meeting you, and we look forward to your return!
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

Upon our late arrival we were immediately impressed with the effort that had been taken to make us feel special - the personal touch was impresive and classy. The facility was very clean, warm, and well appointed - much more than we expected. The staff was professional and attentive delivering world class service through out our visit. Even though our stay was during the off season - you can not beat the expierence for the price. Great location - can walk to beach and restaurants close drive.

If your looking for a relaxing place for you and your partner to unwind, unite, and rekindle this is the place for you. It was totally awesome!

Gary & Tim

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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HLRoyale, Manager at Hotel Lush Royale, responded to this review, August 27, 2012
Tim & Gary,
We're thrilled you enjoyed yourselves for your romantic getaway, and thank you for your wonderful review.
We love to hear comments, such as yours. Our entire staff takes pride in what they do, and it is very rewarding when it is acknowledged.
You both were such a pleasure to have as guests, and we look forward to your next visit, Hopefully soon. :)
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Steubenville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

Just returned from a one week stay at the Lush Royale. A great breakfast starts your day next to the pool and from there it gets better. Jeff ,Andrew,and Leo make sure you want for nothing as you relax next to the pool in a beautiful and quiet garden. Details are what makes this resort a place that you want to stay and return. Impeccable grounds relax and sooth you. The rooms are clean and always fresh thanks to Robert. The staff delivers if you need something, but allows you the privacy desired. A place that I will return to soon and surely recommend to others.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled solo
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HLRoyale, Manager at Hotel Lush Royale, responded to this review, July 28, 2012
Thank you Wade for sharing your experience at our resort! It is always nice to here that we are doing a good job.

We truly enjoy ensuring our guests have the most relaxing stay while visiting our beautiful city of Fort Lauderdale. You definately seemed to make the most of it by spending time at the beach, and our tropical pool side gardens. It is definately a nice way to start your day having breakfast poolside, with the sound of trickling fountains, and an ocean breeze. It's amazing how that breeze travels up the street to us.

Again, we thank you for staying with us, and noticing our attention to detail, along with the little things we do to make us stand out.

We do look forward to seeing you again, hopefully soon!! :)
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Ashburn, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

I just returned from a wonderful 3 night stay at the Lush Royale over the 4th of July. Andrew, Jeff and leo could not have been any more accomodating--they have a knack for knowing the needs of there guest, and follow through making sure all are taken care of in there own way. The grounds are very clean, great pool w/hot tub and a much needed feel of privacy, guess you could call it a small oasis. The room was very clean and inviting and the bed was very comfortable--great pillows. The breakfast had plenty of choices to choose from to get your day off to a good, healthy start. The coffee was available all day(thanks andrew for always keeping a fresh pot). Although this guest house is on the quiet side, you are always welcome to visit the royal palms property where you will be sure to find a more active crowd. The staff is extremely inviting and friendly at RP to outside guest. While at RP, be sure to order a salad for lunch from the bar area as they are off the charts good. Thanks again to the staff at Lush Royale for making my stay enjoyable.
Sean

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled solo
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, Manager at Hotel Lush Royale, responded to this review, July 8, 2012
Thank you Sean for your outstanding review! It was a pleasure to have you stay with us once again.

We're happy to hear you had such a relaxing visit here. Yes, the summer months are on the quiet side, and we find that those coming down to sunny Fort Lauderdale to relax & regroup, and rejuvenate, really enjoy the peaceful surroundings. The win-win, as you mentioned, is the New Royal Palms Resort and Spa, our sister property of "The North Beach Collection", is just a short walk away when you are ready for a more active crowd. Their restaurant and bar, with tasty drinks and delicious meals are also a great plus. And you can't beat the Day Spa to further your relaxation needs.

We hope to see you in the near future Sean, and we are happy you were able to take advantage of our "Stay 2 nights, and get the 3rd Free" summer promotion. We are going to miss your smiling face every morning!

Stay Happy!! :)
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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

In May I stayed for two weeks at the Crystal Sands, also under management of Jeff and his guys. It was a dream vacation and all the stuff was friendly and caring. It really was like coming home. They also showed me rooms at the Lush Royale and the beautiful garden and pool area. For sure I will come back to the Lush Royale, as Jeff and his crew really care for the visitors. Let me tell you, I made other experiences in the past in other hotels where you are just a number. I give both hotel, the Crystal Sands and the Lush Royale 5 stars. Really there is not one thing I could complain about.

Try it on your own and you will find paradies ....
Thanks again for such a relaxing holiday !
Greetings from Germany,
Thomas

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled solo
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HLRoyale, Manager at Hotel Lush Royale, responded to this review, June 8, 2012
Thank you again Thomas for staying with us, and it was a pleasure having you here for your holiday. We're happy we had the opportunity to show you around Hotel Lush Royale, and thrilled you will be coming back to us again. It is our guests like you that make our jobs rewarding. And it is always our goal to see that every guest has a relaxing, restful experience. We wish you a wonderful summer, and we look forward to your return. Stay well, friend! :)
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Lebanon, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

At the end of march I decided to take myself on a vacation for a much needed rest, meditation and personal enjoyment... originally planning to stay with a friend in Ft. Lauderdale, I found upon my arrival that those accommodations weren't going to work out for me... so began my search for a hotel that was not only gay but clothing optional as well and offered all the necessities needed to achieve that comfort and relaxation I was needing... well my first call was to the Hotel Lush Royale and Ken who answered the phone was immediately warm and welcoming to me and not only was able to get me a room but so incredibly kind, it was truly refreshing... once i arrived I found the accommodations to be nothing less than wonderful! room was impeccably clean and comfortable, the hotel itself very well kept and lush with beautiful foliage and trees all about the property and the pool area, hot tub, computer room were all just lovely, fresh, clean and enjoyable! The top notch part in this stay here was the staff.... from Ken, Jeff & Ky - i felt thoroughly welcomed, cared for and sincerely that my best interest was at hand while i resided at the hotel.... even a personal note on my bed when changing rooms, since i decided to come back from Key West and end my vacation at the hotel, i found to be so charming and cozy!!! In my opinion this is one of the best all male gay resorts that I have stayed in while in Ft. Lauderdale! Kudos to the hotel and staff for making it such a remarkable stay for me! I will absolutely be returning to Lauderdale and there is no question in my mind where I will have my accommodations.... this is a stellar place with an incredibly warm, inviting and knowledgeable staff on hand!!! Thanks again for making it such a great vacation for this single gay male from Indiana!!!!

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled solo
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HLRoyale, General Manager at Hotel Lush Royale, responded to this review, May 6, 2012
Now that is a wonderful way to start our day! Thank you David. You know we enjoyed having you here, as much as you enjoyed staying with us, if not more. The highest compliment of all was you spending one night and Key West and wanting to come back to Hotel Lush Royale.

We do hope you will keep us in mind the next time you need a break from your very busy life.
Stay well, happy, and keep em laughing as you did for us! MIss you! :)
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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

I have actually been a frequent guest of this wonderful hotel since October 1998! Each time I've stayed here, I've always been treated wonderfully and experience amazing customer service that goes way above the norm-- especially compared to some of the other local gay resorts nearby.

This intimate resort offers 5 star service and provides an amazing tropical paradise feel around its pool area with its beautiful orchids, flowers and palm trees. Most of the time that I visit, I forget that the beach is only 2 blocks away and choose to hang out by the beautiful pool instead.

Over the years, I've traveled here with my ex-boyfriend, my friends, and alone. I can honestly say it's a great romantic escape for couples. It's provides a fun atmosphere for friends traveling together. And, if you're traveling alone, it offers a friendly environment that is not intimidating for any age that makes it easy to establish friendships with the other guests staying there.

The housekeeping staff keeps the rooms amazingly clean and tip-top condition. Over the 14 years I've been staying there, my room has always been crisp and clean when I arrived as well as each day the housekeeper serviced it.

Jeff, Ken and Ky are amazing property managers and truly go the extra mile to ensure that their guests are comfortable and enjoying themselves to their fullest. Because of their tenacity and extraordinary customer service, I think of this place as my "home away from home" and continue to be a frequent guest.

I highly encourage anyone looking for a friendly, clean and comfortable all male gay resort in Ft. Lauderdale to definitely try out the Lush Royale. I'm confident that once you do, then you, too, will be spoiled and well on your way to becoming a long-time frequent guest like me!

Enjoy your stay and I look forward to meeting you soon during my next visit! Cheers! :)

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled solo
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HLRoyale, General Manager at Hotel Lush Royale, responded to this review, May 4, 2012
Oh Randy! What a wonderful review! You have never faltered complimenting our staff during your many, many stays with us. And this review is very special to us all.

As you know, we have always diligently made every effort to keep our long time guests, such as your self, continue to experience what we feel makes for a wonderful stay. And ensure our new guests experience the same.

It is also pleasing to know you enjoy the tropical gardens poolside. We have worked very hard to take care of all of the plantings, orchids and palm trees over the years, that once you enter our property, you difinitely feel as though you are indeed in a tropical oasis.

Your loyalty, wonderful personality, and sense of humor make it quite a treat for us.as well.
The best compliment of all is that we will see you again, in two weeks, and look forward to it.
See you soon! :)
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Address: 2901 Terramar Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Location: United States > Florida > Fort Lauderdale > Central Beach
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 36 Specialty Lodging in Fort Lauderdale
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Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Lush Royale 2*
Number of rooms: 28
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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