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“great people at a great location” 5 of 5 stars
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Ocean Inn
3405 North Ocean Drive, Hollywood, FL 33019   |  
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Ranked #9 of 66 Hotels in Hollywood
Elmhurst, Illinois
1 review
“great people at a great location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2010

we enjoyed our stay and the friendly people at the hotel. it is a great location just off the boardwalk on hollywood beach with restuarants close by. great way to get away from the giant impersonal hotels.

  • Stayed May 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 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 May 11, 2010

I loooooved this place. Right away the way we were greeted by Felipe was like we'd known him for years. It felt like a cross between a hotel and a bed and breakfast. He asked us what we were interested in and gave us some recommendations and highlights around the area, which were very helpful. It is along a main road, but they have built a little oasis in their courtyard with a fountain and hammock and little seating areas that are just wonderful...makes you feel like your in a paradise. Also, in the morning the made fresh muffins one day and they were still hot...yummy!
I would definitely stay here again and recommend it to anyone staying in Hollywood or even in Ft. Lauderdale. It was a 10 min. drive from the Ft. Lauderdale airport, but you heard no planes. The beach area had people, but wasn't crowded, perfect combo. The water was crystal clear and light blue and very gentle waves, heaven! The hotel is a block off the beach, perfect.

  • Stayed May 2010, 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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New Jersey
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2010

My wife and I stopped off on our way to the Keys. Great staff. Beautiful courtyard. Close walk to the great beaches of Hollywood. Motel is older, but the way it's maintained, we call that character :). Absolute thumbs up!

  • Stayed May 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 hotel reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2010

We selected the inn based on trip advisor reviews. It was a short drive from FLL which was great since we had flown all day. We arrived just prior to the office closing for the night. We were able to dump our stuff in the room and walk the short distance to the boardwalk/beach. The staff were friendly and helpful, but the room was tired. The wall ac was loud, the refrigerator was a bit rusty, the tv and remote didn't operate properly, and the closet doors weren't hung properly so they were difficult to use. On the positive side, the grounds were cute, the room was clean, and the internet connection worked well. We did book a standard room, so perhaps an upgraded room would have been nicer. Parking was available and the office did offer towels, etc. for beach use if desired.

  • Stayed April 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Mechanicsville, Virginia
2 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2010

Nestled between the inter-coastal waterway and the Ocean, attractions were only a short walk or drive away. The Ocean Inn provides a great launching point for all types of activities. The Ocean Inn was well prepared to provide the best visit possible by ensuring that we had everything we need. Beach towels, Beach chairs, boogie boards, umbrellas and laundry facilities. We found the staff very friendly and knowledgeable of the local area. They accomodated all of our needs and were very focused to ensure our stay was the very best. We would highly reccommend the Ocean Inn to anyone who is looking for a quiet, secure and relaxing location that has all the comforts of home while enjoying being away from home. We'll be back.

  • Stayed April 2010, 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Sun City, AZ
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2010

What a charming place to stay! The grounds are lovely, the rooms are funky and fun and the staff is wonderful. One minute walk to the beach and the broadwalk. There are places to eat within a nice walking distance. We loved our stay and hope to return! Hollywood Beach is beautiful!

  • Stayed April 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 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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Bergen County, NJ
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2010

My wife and I went for a family event for the weekend and booked our room based on reviews we read on this site. We were initially disappointed with the dated conditions of the rooms. Without central a/c, the cycling of the room air conditioners kept us up half the night. But we spoke with management and they did everything possible to accommodate us - and did so gracefully. We were upgraded to a suite and found it much more amenable. I can't speak highly enough about the service. Our recommendation: book the best room available - it's a class above the standard and well worth it.
One more point: Hollywood is no South Beach so rent a car.

  • Stayed April 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 3405 North Ocean Drive, Hollywood, FL 33019
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Location: United States > Florida > Hollywood
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
#6 Best Value Hotel in Hollywood
#9 Business Hotel in Hollywood
#10 Romantic Hotel in Hollywood
#16 Family Hotel in Hollywood
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
BE OUR GUEST! The Ocean Inn offers a unique boutique lodging experience. Relax, renew and unwind with us in our private tropical courtyard just steps to the sand, surf and Hollywood Broadwalk. We celebrate the diversity and power of people, ideas and cultures and we do our very best to serve each guest according to their individual needs and lifestyles. Make your reservation today because we want to get you in bed. ... more   less 
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