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“Served our purposes perfectly” 4 of 5 stars
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2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2901 Vistamar Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304-4017   |  
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Ranked #36 of 136 Hotels in Fort Lauderdale
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Venice, CA
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34 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Served our purposes perfectly”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

This is an older property convenient to the airport and very close to the beach. It was clean, comfortable, quiet and reasonably priced. The staff was very friendly and very helpful. The rooms are dated and there is a "relaxed" air to the courtyard (i.e. not manicured, but with pleasant character) and it worked just fine for us. We loved the vintage neon on other hotels in the neighborhood.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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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 July 16, 2012

Vistamar Villa is the best place you can stay in Ft. Lauderdale. The location is prime, walking distance from everything. Quite and relaxing, extremely neat and clean!!!
Loved it so much, we're definitely going back!!!
This is my kind of place and my kind of vacations.

Ralph Silva / P.R.

  • Stayed July 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

It's been way too long since I visited so I base my review on the times I did. I used to visit Fort Lauderdale a lot, up to 3 times a year, and each time for up to a week we rented an appartment at the Vistamar.

The owners always greeted us nicely, the rooms were always clean if a little dated, there were always fresh clean linnens and towels. Have to say if I ever return to Florida I will be staying here. It's prime location, local amenities and the beach a couple of blocks away mean it will always be the choice for me!

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with friends
    • 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012

Is a hotel with a very good location (2 blocks from the beach). The staff is very froendly. The rooms are clean. For that money, is a very good option

  • Stayed May 2012
    • 5 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

This was our second time here before a cruise. not far from beach restaurants and bars.good wi-fi
clean rooms will be back for our next cruise.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

comfort A+
locationA++
clean A+++
friendlyness A++++
helpful A+++++
poll area A++++++
value A+++++++
This is a great little place to stay in Fort lauderdale. 2 blocks to the beach, restaurants clubs and of course Beach Blvd,but quiet when you get back to VIstamar. John and Mary will do everything that they possibly can to make your stay and holiday memorable.
The only problem is that they made thier pool oasis such a wonderfull spot that as a TV addict I didn't watch any TV because I was outside all of the time.
If you are looking for the chrome and glass towers that all look the same and you will forget about in 2 days don't stay here, but if you want a great little place with a personality that will become part of your holiday this is the place that you will remember for a long time.

Thanks John and Mary... we will see you again

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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with friends
    • 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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State College, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2012

Had a great time in Ft. Lauderdale and the Vistamar Villa. This wonderful little oasis was exactly what my husband and 17 year old daughter were looking for as a 5 day get away. The suite was perfect and very clean and only a short walk to the beach. We were able to borrow beach chairs, umbrella and towels and the owners were very accomodating. The price was perfect and if we make another trip to the area we will definitiely stay here again!

Room Tip: We stayed on the second floor which was perfect which overlooked the pool
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  • Stayed March 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 2901 Vistamar Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304-4017
Location: United States > Florida > Fort Lauderdale
Amenities:
Hotel Style:
#10 Best Value Hotel in Fort Lauderdale
#22 Family Hotel in Fort Lauderdale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Vistamar Villa 2*
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Vistamar Villa offers friendly, tranquil accommodation situated two & a half blocks from the beach. It is set in tropical flora and backs on to historic Bonnet House. Please don't mistake us for the Ritz or the Trump. We are a period hotel providing a clean, spacious and comfortable environment. Our suites are over 600 sq. ft. with free wireless internet, a heated pool, barbeque and guest laundry facility. ... more   less 
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