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“Want the Beach or to Pay for Lots of Extras” 4 of 5 stars
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Captain's Quarters Resort
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   4644 El Mar Drive, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308   |  
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Hollywood, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Want the Beach or to Pay for Lots of Extras”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

A+ location; right on beach with views of beach from I think almost all rooms. The place is immaculately clean and all the staff is very nice and helpful in response to your requests. I was surprised and I am writing so you are not that there is NO: ice machine, phones in room, guest laundry, adequate parking(unless that are not busy). For the price and location you have to give it at least 4/5.

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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Free parking at front door. full apt. with a fully equipped kitchen with a walk in closet with plenty of hangers. TV Large chairs and ottomans to match.Leave the room and turn left you have the ocean and sand out the back door and on the way to the ocean is a lovely pool with lounge chairs tables and umbrellas etc. Up to Now Utopia.

Downside is watching this fantastic location giving in to time. Building and concrete in need of power wash and paint. It was like driving up to the resort and it puts you right back in the 60s and 70s. If you where around those times you know what I mean. Unfortunately We had a room on the 2nd floor so I have to mention the smaller steps and the older metal railings.Just reminded me of years past.

The room as you enter as I mentioned was lovely but up close you can see the the need for kitchen refurbishing and Grab rails for us older folks would have been nice and taller toilet would have been really helpful for us older folks plus new paint etc. Plus side it was fully furnished with every thing to spend a week with the kids so if you are watching your budget you could eat as if you were at home.
Publex market across the street but within walking distance a couple of fast food.

The help where friendly, the parking was easy and free,the pool and facilities you expect with the pool were there,And what can you say! Beach and Ocean at your back door, Nothing more to say.

Give in that the property is out dated I still give it a thumbs up in a hand held high and would stay there again

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Brandon P, General Manager at Captain's Quarters Resort, responded to this review, September 13, 2013
Thank you for your review. I am glad that you enjoyed your time here. We have recently taken over the property and agree with ALL of your recommendations. We will be renovating the exterior and interior of the building very soon. We hope you will come back to see the new look.


Yours in hospitality,

brandon philpart-tyson | general manager
Captains Quarters Oceanfront Hotel
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Trondheim, Norway
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

Hi,
our family had an excellent stay at this place. All of us enjoyed this place which is both central to the airport as well as being right on the beach. The place was really clean, and the room was perfect for our big family. Can recommend this!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 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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Brandon P, General Manager at Captain's Quarters Resort, responded to this review, September 13, 2013
We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us, especially since we are new to the property as well. We are working to improve in all areas. We have been speaking with past guests, who love the serene atmosphere. We will work diligently to maintain and enhance the guest experience here at Captains Quarters. We look forward to welcoming you next year.

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Captains Quarters Oceanfront Hotel
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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96 reviews 96 reviews
12 hotel reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Hello, I just spent 5 days at Captain's Quarters and had a GREAT time.
It's all about the location, right on the beach, no road to cross. The courtyard/swimming pool area is well arranged, providing chairs and tables to relax. The rooms are basic but have been well kept. And not to mention the very friendly staff.
Just a few minus points: the room had a very noisy AC unit and the kitchen utensils could be renewed.
Most people we met at the resort had been there several times and I have to admit that I would consider returning.
Additional bonus: there's a CVS and supermarket (publix) at the end of the street. A few blocks way, Commercial Boulevard offers a few restaurants and bars.
If you go there just to relax and enjoy the beach, you really do not need to rent a car. The taxi from the airport was about 35-40$ and it was a 15 minutes ride.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Annandale, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

We stayed here for 4 nights and loved it!!! The room was clean, the staff were friendly, there were beach chairs and boogie boards for guests to use, it's located within walking distance of some great restaurants, and we had a beautiful view of the ocean from our room! Also the pool is very nice!

  • Stayed November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Central City Pa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

My daughters and granddaughter spent the week of May 13th at Captains Quarters. We were apprehensive at first because of a bad review I read on this site regarding room 105 which was to be our room but the room was great. Very Clean!! Had a terrific view of the ocean and pool was right outside our door and very warm. We had a Great vacation and we are planning on going back soon. The staff was very friendly!! Very quiet and great for a family vacation. Ahmed and Mera hope to see you soon. Haydens MiMi!!

  • Stayed May 2013, 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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Buford, Georgia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

We stayed there last July and absolutely loved it! We were in room #107 which was a great room! Great view of the pool and beach! The room was clean and the staff was very nice and helpful. Loved every minute of it only wish we could have stayed longer! Can't wait to get back!!! Thanks so much for a making this the perfect spot for our vacation!

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Captain's Quarters Resort

Address: 4644 El Mar Drive, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308
Location: United States > Florida > Lauderdale by the Sea
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Lauderdale by the Sea
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Captain's Quarters Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 27
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Also Known As:
Captain`s Quarters Hotel Lauderdale By The Sea
Captains Quarters Hotel
Hotel Captains Quarters
Captain's Quarters Resort Lauderdale By The Sea, Florida

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