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Elita Hotel

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The Elita Hotel is the Crown Jewel of the Gzella Collection. Opened since Mid August 2016, this property has a style and feel that is one of a kind. Designed by Blanche Garcia of "Hotel Impossible," the guest rooms are sleek and sophisticated, while offering state of the art refrigerators and multifunctional spaces that fit every guest's needs. Elita is the quintessential boutique hotel, located steps from Fort Lauderdale's amazing beaches. Offering a tropical poolside experience, breathtaking living room for guests to enjoy and only the highest quality amenities, Elita is perfect for even the most discerning of guests. What truly sets the Gzella Collection apart from a lot of the larger properties is our ability to create truly personalized experiences for every guest. Our Team Members take guest satisfaction personally, and with a company culture that cherishes hospitality and a product that is newly renovated and one of a kind, The Elita is everything travelers are looking for.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Heated pool
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Boutique
Charming
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79Somewhat walkable
Grade: 79 out of 100
21Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
3Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
178Reviews
10Q+A
25Room tips
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I picked this hotel because of the proximity to the beach, along with the free parking and free use of beach chairs and umbrellas. It did not disappoint. (Some hotels charge $40/night for parking and beach chairs + umbrella set you back $60/day.) The room was clean and
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Response from Ilona R, Guest Relations/ Sales Coordinator at Elita Hotel
Responded 2 days ago
Melanie, thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a great review. We are happy that you took advantage of our free amenities and that you received the service you so much deserve. We are sorry that you didn't have a blow dryer in your room like you said it is a common amenity. But always available, just request the Front desk bringing you one. We are not a full-service restaurant due to the fact that we are surrounded by so many choices of restaurants. We are so happy that you had a pleasant stay and we hope you will come back real soon. Kind regards, Ilona, Guest Relations/ Sales Coordinator
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Hotel's Favorite
This will be my new go-to place to stay when in Ft. Lauderdale. Great price, very nice rooms, extremely clean and spacious, very nice grounds and pool area and the staff is wonderful! Along with free parking and wifi, I will choose to stay here over one of the big hotel chains
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Response from Ilona R, Guest Relations Sales Coordinator at Elita Hotel
Responded Jul 19, 2018
Dear guest, Thank you so much for staying with us and providing feedback on your stay. The Gzella Collection prides itself on providing modern amenities while maintaining the charm of the original architecture. With a variety of room types offered we try to ensure guests are choosing the option that is best for their needs and we will certainly ensure we continue to review this with all of our Team Members. We are so happy that you enjoyed our amenities. Being in the middle of the amazing Fort Lauderdale Beach Scene does offer a lot energy and nightlife options just steps away from the hotel. As the area continues to grow and develop we will be seeing a completely elevated city and we are so honored to be at the heart of it. We look forward to welcoming you back to Elita or to the newest Gzella Collection Property, Mirra, in the near future!
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I don't think I'll stay anywhere else when I come back to this city. My friend and I stayed here for Tortuga Music Festival and has a blast. The room is STUNNING. So big and perfect laid out. The pool area was so lovely and even though there is no bar you can buy drinks at the
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Response from Ilona R, Guest Relations/ Sales Coordinator at Elita Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Alexa, Wow, what can I say!! We love reading what was fantastic about your time with us. It was our pleasure welcoming you to the The Elita Hotel. We are pleased that we could provide you with a gratifying stay and we appreciate your generous comments. Evaluations like these inspire and motivate our team to continue delivering exceptional service. We appreciate you recommending us. We look forward to your next stay during the Tortuga Music Festival our maybe even before this special event. We will welcome you with open arms. Sincerely,
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I recently coordinated a visit to Fort Lauderdale to attend the Tortuga Music Festival. We were looking for a hotel that was close enough to the venue and was not outrageously priced. I booked 5 rooms at the Elita and we were all overly satisfied. Their accommodations are
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Response from Ilona R, Guest Relations/ Sales Coordinator at Elita Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Kevin, Wow! Thank you so much for the lovely review about your stay at the Elita Hotel . Our Team Members takes so much pride in creating special guest experiences and we are always thrilled to hear we had an impact! As one of Fort Lauderdale’s Beachside Boutique Hotels, we are in the middle of it all but try to create a little escape within it all! We are glad you enjoyed the pool and most of all the fact that you want to come back as a returning guest We can’t wait to welcome you back soon! Sincerely,
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I was very pleasantly surprised at how nice this hotel is. Clean, spacious, and very elegant. The room has two queen beds and a kitchen area with table and chairs, microwave, fridge, and coffee maker. Dishes, silverware, glasses, and mugs provided. A nice bathroom too. It would
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Response from Ilona R, Guest Relations/ Sales Coordinator at Elita Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Gina, Thank you so much for visiting the Elita Hotel more so, truly allowing us to delight you. Please know it was a true privilege to provide you with this exceptional experience. It is heart-warming to know you were able to enjoy a great variety of the luxurious amenities provided in our hotel. Particularly the pool and beach facilities, it is truly a haven of tranquility and an oasis of calm. Please feel free to contact me personally if I may be of any service at all . Sincerely,
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Hi Kelly, Thank you for staying at the Elita Hotel. Of course we can provide you with a pack and play. Please let me know the date, than I can put notes in your folio. Kind regards, Ilona/Guest Relations Sales Coordinator
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What is your pet policy?
Hello, we do not allow pets, unless they are service animals. Ilona?Guest Relations Sales Coordinator
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You don't hear any noise from outside. It's not really located on a Main Street.
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Is there shuttle service to the airport?
Hello! We do not offer shuttle service but Uber is a great option and very reasonable to and from the airport
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Is there a bus/shuttle system near by?
There is not great Public Transport. There are however several very reasonable shuttle services as well as the option for a $15-$25 Uber Ride
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"3rd floor rooms have an ocean view!"
"Close to the beach, but very quiet since it is 1/2 block off the main drag"
"Our room was on the first floor and in the middle and was fine."
"We chose second floor away from pool area, however it was not necessary."
"we loved room 1209 2nd floor view of pool"
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PRICE RANGE
$140 - $362 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
the shell hotel fort lauderdale
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
The Shell Resort
LOCATION
United StatesFloridaFort LauderdaleCentral Beach
NUMBER OF ROOMS
24
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