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Great Escape Inn
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   4620 North Ocean Drive, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308 (Formerly Great Escape Hotel)   |  
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Chicago, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Very nice location and rooms. Clean and big rooms, they are very helpful. I highly recommend this hotel. We were very satisfied with our stay. The location is away from the crowded Fort Lauderdale area, but Lauderdale by the Sea is a growing area.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We live in Fort Lauderdale and when my family came down for a visit we put them, and ourselves, up at the Great Escape Inn. We could not have been happier. Staff was extremely friendly and very attentive. They supplied chairs and umbrellas for the beach, it is in a great location with great restaurants, a Publix grocery and the beach all just minutes away by foot. Rooms were spacious and very clean. We look forward to staying there again.

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  • Stayed July 2014, 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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Montreal, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

My husband and I just came back after spending 5 nights at the Great Escape,June 7 to 12. Just like its name, it was a great escape for both of us.The place is quiet, we were able to sit out and enjoy our lunch and supper at one of the outside tables almost everyday. We felt so safe taking walks on the beach at night and walking around.Just like the other reviews mentioned, the place is clean inside & outside, close to beach and shopping and restaurants.Everything is here for your convenience, chairs, umbrella, BBQ, even sun screen.Mark and Robin & the other staff are very friendly and made our stay enjoyable. Hopefully next time we will stay longer.

Room Tip: Chose a room with central AC.
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 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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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I recently stayed at the Great Escape for 7 nights, Sayaka and Mark are very friendly, make you feel at home, chair and towels for the beach, one block behind Inn. I was lucky enough to get to stay in the room with kitchen and it was great to have Publix and CVS one block north. The main area of Lauderdale-by-the-sea was maybe 3 blocks south where there are many great restaurants and shops, music in the street every weekend. Great Escape is a "sure bet" in that area, prices are very affordable, and there is a Pent House suite for only $195 night, 2 bdrm, bath, LR, kitchen, private patio up top!

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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled solo
    • 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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Romsey, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

stayed here on April for 10 nights in one bed apartment. Good location - a block from the beach and short walk to bars and restaurants in resort centre and Publix supermarket. Apartment clean and functional with comfy bed and plenty of storage space. All staff were very friendly and helpful, even providing beach chairs and umbrellas free of charge. Only downside was that we had a ground floor apartment in the corner that did not get much light and the people that had the flat above us sometimes sounded like they were doing impressions of herds of wilderbeast across the floor. That said would stay here again. Good value for money.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Oakville, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Nice large clean room with a full kitchen and full size refrigerator. conveniently located, near beach, restaurants and grocery (publix) store. Only pool needs to be cleaner since leaves and palm frond always floating

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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Hamar, Norway
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4 hotel reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Nice people, great service, nice suite-room (free upgrade).
It was not on the beach, but near (4 minute walk). Nice little pool. They have umbrellas and beach chairs for their guests to bring to the beach.
Lovely stay.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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Address: 4620 North Ocean Drive, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308 (Formerly Great Escape Hotel)
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Location: United States > Florida > Lauderdale by the Sea
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in Lauderdale by the Sea
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Lauderdale by the Sea
#8 Family Hotel in Lauderdale by the Sea
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Great Escape Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Only a block away from the beach, the Great Escape Inn is conveniently located in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, a picturesque seaside village nestled between Ft. Lauderdale and Pompano Beach. Guests at the Inn enjoy a heated pool, complimentary high speed wireless Internet access, and TVs with cable. ... more   less 
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