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The Breakers
5.0 of 5 Resort   |   1 South County Road, Palm Beach, FL 33480   |  
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Long Beach, CA
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 hotel reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Outstanding in every way!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

Came for a conference this week and can say that my stay was excellent! From the moment I arrived where I was offered a bottle of water waiting to register, to the room, to all the amenities, The Beakers is top quality! I travel extensively, and this has been one of my best stays. Thank you for making my stay so comfortable.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
    • 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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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

It was just a beautiful hotel! The staff was amazing room service was quick and friendly and accomodating! The view from my room was spectacular. I cant say enough amazing things about this hotel! Will definetly return

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 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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Washington, DC
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10 hotel reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

I recently had the opportunity to stay at The Breakers. I enjoyed my stay but was a little disenchanted with the wait during check in however I understood as a conference was being held and the young man who helped me check in was very apologetic and helpful. My room was on the 3rd floor on the North side (I believe), I had a lovely and large room for it to be a "deluxe room” but had a horrible view. My girl friend's deluxe room on the other side of the hotel was not as large but had a great view. When my friend and I met up later that after noon to take in lunch we decided to inquire with concierge. The young lady at concierge was not very polite or helpful actually she was stand-offish, which I found to be very inappropriate. In my opinion concierge should be polite at all times. I decided it would be advantageous for us to ask a valet attendant for a recommendation. I believe the young man’s name was Brian; he was truly very helpful and recommended the Flagler Steakhouse and other restaurants both on and off the property. My fare was average, but I did not expect much as I did not order steak. The woman who waited on us at Flagler was very personable and attentive which was the true pleasure.
I went to all of the restaurants on the property and most enjoyed the Italian Restaurant which was surprising. On the evenings where I just wanted to be in the room I ordered a great lobster bisque and Lobster roll. I spent time in the shops at the Breakers and enjoyed the spa. There was a pool area that was under construction however it did not take away from the resort or ambiance. All in all The Breakers is a beautiful place. I would definitely recommend this hotel if you were looking for a place to relax or have family time.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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18 hotel reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

My husband and I stayed here for one night celebrating our anniversary. We live less than an hour away but had never visited the property. We had a reduced Travelzoo rate, but we were upgraded several levels to a direct ocean view room. Our room was lovely in every regard. The view was the best, the linens were the best, the sunken tub was the best. The absolutely best aspect of this hotel was the impeccable service. Every single hotel staff person we encountered went out of their way to ensure our enjoyment. You can't say that about every luxury hotel you stay at even though courteous service is certainly expected at these type of resorts. So stay here if you get the chance. You will have a wonderful time.

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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012 via mobile

Everything was great with my visit, except everyday our TV kept breaking. Instead of switching rooms or replacing the TV, we had to wait up to 30 minutes each day of our visit for a repairman. This happened every day, sometimes multiple times in the same day. Personally I've never had this problem at any hotel I've ever stayed at needless to say a 5 star resort.

  • Stayed October 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Loudon, New Hampshire
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8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

The experience was nothing less than what was expected. Even for a convention, the food was fantastic. All employees smile and are helpful. The showers near the beach had everything you need including bags for wet bathing suites and mouthwash. All round relaxing.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled on business
    • 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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New York City, New York
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15 hotel reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

The Breakers is a magnificent resort with old world charm and extraordinary beauty. The public areas
are stunning, the service is very good and the food was tasty and fresh.
We were given a nice room (although small) loaded with amenities and conviencies. I especially liked the windowed shower that allowed for viewing the ocean while showering.
My one issue was the level of ambient noice we could hear in our room. A neighboring couple entered their room at 3 am and we were awakened as if we were roomates. We could hear conversations and their telephone ring along with their music. Dog tired later that day, we tried to sneak in a nap midafternoon in-between meetings. Again, it was difficult to sleep as we could hear vaccum cleaners, conversations and televisions. We loved the hotel but would request a quiet room next time.

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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about The Breakers

Address: 1 South County Road, Palm Beach, FL 33480
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Location: United States > Florida > Palm Beach
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Palm Beach
#2 Business Hotel in Palm Beach
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Palm Beach
#3 Luxury Hotel in Palm Beach
#3 Family Hotel in Palm Beach
#3 Spa Hotel in Palm Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Breakers 5*
Number of rooms: 540
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Set in the heart of the island of Palm Beach amid 140 acres of picturesque oceanfront property, The Breakers is recognized as one of North America’s iconic resort destinations. Independently owned, this legendary resort has been completely revitalized to offer a paradise for couples, families, and special gatherings. Revel in a new tropical feeling at the glorious beachfront, play the greens, and enjoy the blissful spa, delicious dining, and incredible services energized by a genuinely caring staff, integral in helping you make fabulous memories. * Nine distinctive restaurants and five bars* A private beachfront oasis with five sparkling pools, bungalows and watersports* An oceanfront spa, offering moonlit massages amid Atlantic breezes* 36 holes of championship golf including the on-site Ocean Course and Rees Jones® Course; a golf academy* 10 lighted Har Tru tennis courts and instruction by USPTA/USPTR-certified professionals* 10 on-site boutiques including Lilly Pulitzer, Guerlain and Ralph Lauren* A family entertainment center and kids’ camp; 11 boutiques.* The Flagler Club, private club level with a private concierge and residential ambiance, Interactive Family Entertainment Center and Kid’s Camp. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
The Breakers Hotel Palm Beach
Breakers Palm Beach
The Breakers Resort
Breakers Hotel Palm Beach
Breakers Resort Palm Beach
The Breakers Palm Beach, Florida

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