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The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale

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1 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304-4392
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  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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#16 of 142 hotels in Fort Lauderdale
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The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale infuses the Gold Coast with casual luxury as Fort Lauderdale, Florida's first AAA Five Diamond hotel. The 24-story, dramatically tiered and glass walled beachfront hotel facing the Intracoastal Waterway has sweeping curves that are reminiscent of a luxury liner. Design elements of this beach resort in Fort Lauderdale recall the 1940's, with artwork that includes playful murals inspired by French artist Jean Cocteau and a 13-foot high mural of a seascape inspired by the 1880 painting, "King Neptune and His Horses." The property features 192 guest rooms and suites; a 2,200 square foot Club Lounge, 24,000 square feet of light-filled meeting space; a 29,000 square foot oceanfront sundeck with an infinity pool and private cabanas; destination Spa with an organic and active-botanical treatment menu and a water-view fitness center.
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Valet parking
Free internet
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Beach
Bicycle rental
Babysitting
Wifi
Paid wifi
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fitness classes
Sauna
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Poolside bar
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Car hire
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Manicure
Massage
Pedicure
Baggage storage
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
ATM on site
Doorperson
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Private beach
Desk
Housekeeping
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Bottled water
Iron
Private bathrooms
Minibar
Refrigerator
On-demand movies
iPod docking station
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English
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Clair T wrote a review Yesterday
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My friends and I had been debating whether to go to the beach or rent a boat until we saw the cabana, umbrella, and beach chair set ups. We approached the stand at the entrance of the beach and met Reuben who explained what is offered. He provided clear details on cost in addition to what options would be best for us and our needs. Half of us wanted shade and the other sun. Reuben explained what would be most accommodating for all of us and it sure was. After he set us up on the first day we told him that we’ll be coming back everyday. Reuben set up our spot, towels, and provided us water. We loved our spot so much Reuben ensured we had the same spot everyday. Honestly, his outstanding customer service is what drew us to come back everyday. Couldn’t be happier with the experience as it literally made our entire trip.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled with friends
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TravelerTDF wrote a review May 9
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My sisters and I went for a long weekend. The Ritz was great. Especially at the pool - Jonathan was so helpful. Anthony at the bar was amazing! The food at the hotel restaurant was delicious and beautifully prepared, especially breakfast. We liked the complimentary bottled water and how they also included some nice extras, such as water taxi passes and bikes. It’s right across from the beach. The only negative is pool temp gets very hot, it’s shallow and on a roof top, like many pools on the beach in the area. It’s worth paying more for high quality service. J -Boston
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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John W wrote a review May 9
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Worst Ritz experience ever. We are huge Ritz Carlton fans and stay at one everywhere we go. The lack of customer service and the condescending attitudes of all of the staff makes it a cold and miserable vacation. The poor attitude is systemic at this property. The only saving grace are the pool bartenders and waitstaff. The property should have The pool team train every other front of the house guest services personnel. Needless to say we will never be back and we have told everybody we can to stay at the other hotels on the same strip. Hopefully they get their act together.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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mrwvirginia wrote a review May 8
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We stayed 7 nights in an oceanfront club room for the express purpose of starting the mental healing that we all must go through after the COVID trauma. I must mention the most important part of this stay was the kindness, warmth and understanding of all of the staff we interacted with on a daily basis. By understanding, I mean they have the patience and discernment to understand that as guests begin to come out of hiding, the team at the Ritz are an important part of the mental healing that needs to take place. We were not used to interacting with strangers and had some relearning to do regarding having fun, human interactions, and patience. The Ladies and Gentleman of the Ritz seemed to intuitively understand that we needed them to help us and we hope we could also help them hit their stride. The check-in by Emily was flawless with her understanding the need for a great view from our oceanfront balcony. She took the time to make sure she understood all of our needs for accommodations for 7 nights. The Club Lounge is staffed by a team of genuine kind, warm and fun people. Lauren, Nia and Florence were more than just Ladies they were the people who we interacted with many times a day and helped us begin the mental healing described above. They became the friends we looked forward to seeing each day. Down by the pool, Jonathon took good care of us by the pool with setting up each morning but even more he would come quickly if we needed help with umbrella or other items that are part our set up. The facilities were very clean and 99% of the guests wore masks indoors and 100% of all the staff wore their masks always. If you need a place with beautiful views, well cared for rooms and outstanding Ladies and Gentlemen this is the place to begin your mental healing. Remember that the staff is healing too and do somethings that give them fun, joy and kindness too. You will be rewarded. (video of stay is on Margs with Mark on Youtube) Mark & Erik
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Room Tip: Above the 12th floor for unobstructed oceanfront rooms
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Pathfinder158387 wrote a review May 7
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I typically don’t give bad reviews but the way I was treated here was not the diamond quality they claim to have. I booked this room with expectations of relaxation and peaceful views, not to be treated like my concerns did not matter. I called a day in advance to make sure a room with a tub would be available they told me yes. I was so excited to be getting a nice room with a bath so I could relax I had been having a long week & I needed a break away from scenery so my intentions were to get in a nice bath. Arrived at hotel checked in let the front desk person Alejandro know how I was excited about my stay and asked about the tub again he assured me he gave me a room with great view and a tub. Great walked in room it was beautiful. Only to find out later as I’m preparing for my relaxation and bath the water is coming out yellow. In disbelief I immediately called downstairs telling them if someone can come check it Alejandro sent up maintenance. Maintenance came seen the water and told me it was normal. Shocked I begin to tell him that’s not normal water is clear as I show him how it’s coming out the sink and shower(clear) I call back down stairs to speak with them again to get a better understanding they begin to tell me this is normal for the area it’s the filter system that’s how everyone water is etc. I ask to speak to manager because I’m not please with what I’m hearing and my reasoning for booking this hotel is ruined, because who wants to get in a bath where the water looks like urine. I literally have a anxiety attack crying in all because I really needed that time to relax. I ask the manager what could they do for me and they tell me nothing because I booked at a discounted rate. That is not customer service, mike kept reiterating that because I was booked under this rate that They weren’t able to do anything. Mike came to room seen water and started to say he’ll see what he can do only for me to find out he was the lost prevention manager and not operations. Mike said he could offer me some points at this point I was ready to leave but he wasn’t sure if they would refund me. He told me the operations manager would call me in morning to let me know what will happen. I received no call I had to call and ask for the manager Catherine gets on the phone and began to tell me yes she read the email and as mike stated there’s nothing we can do for you. They all stated they lived in the area and their water was yellow and they take baths in it. As a person who has been in the service industry for years this was unsatisfactory service and they made me feel uncomfortable and like I wasn’t deserving of anything because I didn’t pay a different room rate. Upon check out I went to introduce myself to Catherine the manager I extended my hand to shake as a courtesy greeting she just looked at it and kept talking as if she was disgusted with me. That was very unprofessional of her. This whole experience was horrible and I hope no one else who comes here to shower or bathe in yellow water. I’ve stayed in several hotels around the world and never experienced this type of treatment. Let alone want someone to be ok bathing in yellow water.
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Room Tip: Don’t come here to bathe the water is yellow
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$372 - $1,129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesFloridaBroward CountyFort LauderdaleCentral Beach
NUMBER OF ROOMS
192
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale
Which popular attractions are close to The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale?
Nearby attractions include Escapology (0.04 miles), Le Macaron French Pastries (0.3 miles), and ElboRoom Fort Lauderdale (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale?
Yes, valet parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale?
Conveniently located restaurants include Tinta, Lona Cocina & Tequileria, and Nanou Las Olas French Bakery.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale?
Many travelers enjoy visiting History Fort Lauderdale (2.6 miles) and Old Dillard Art and Cultural Museum (3.1 miles).