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Fullerton, California
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to Driftwood Motel on a recommendation of our brother's friend who had stayed there recently. We could not have been more pleased with this motel. We were in the final couple weeks of an 8 week road trip with our dog lucy and had stayed in plenty of best westerns, red roof inn's etc...nothing to write home about,... More 

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driftwoodjb, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the very flattering review. It was such a pleasure to have you and your family at the Driftwood. I always enjoy sharing the history of the motel and of course sharing best places to go in the area for food and entertainment. We will be very much looking forward to your return. Thanks Irene Driftwood More 

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22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unusual spot for an overnight stay. Best bit was the 60 second walk to Conchy Joe's restaurant which served a great meal on the River edge. We enjoyed a glass of wine in the motels little wooden jetty also. Downsides are the noisy train track that wakes you up. The owner wasn't friendly and check in after 5:30pm seemed inconvenient... More 

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driftwoodjb, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

I had a dinner engagement with my family and was in a bit of a hurry that evening but waited to check you in and give you my restaurant suggestions. I actually found it a little funny that you found someone's false teeth under the bed. That's something you wouldn't think someone could ever forget. The room was finished about... More 

Bradenton, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Family owned, friendly. Clean (walking distance to all dining & shops) 3 minutes from beach and fishing dock across the street. A fun area for all ages. all types of entertainment. book a vacation at the driftwood motel

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driftwoodjb, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. It certainly is a great area for people that love the outdoors and fine dining. We hope to see you next time your in the area. Thanks, Irene More 

kyfusion
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36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

During our 4 day stay here we came to love it. It's not your big box motel, it's family owned and old Florida style. Let me start by saying our cottage was decorated super cute and spotless clean. It had everything you could ask for. A frig, stove microwave and all the kitchen gear you might need. It's a very... More 

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driftwoodjb, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review. It was a real pleasure meeting you and sharing all the great things to do in the area. So many of or customers delight in watching television Dolphins play in the Indian River Lagoon. I get excited every time I spot them myself. We look forward to your return to the Driftwood. Thanks, Irene More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

A delightful end to my business day in Jensen Beach. The individual cottages are cozy and clean. Irene can tell you her family's history of this quaint location with a sparkle in her eye. People search all through the state to find old Florida charm. Look no further this is it.

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driftwoodjb, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Pamela, What a wonderful review. You were a real delight to have at the Driftwood. I'm glad you enjoyed my family's history here. I enjoy nothing more than to share my love for the Driftwood and Jensen Beach. It certainly is a quaint laid back atmosphere. I've made a point on keeping that old Florida Charm that attracted my family... More 

Lambertville, New Jersey
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Great location. Old Florida feeling to the efficiency units. Clean, friendly and use of dock. Liked it so much, we extended our stay from four days to a week and a half. Great nearby restaurants, beaches and parks. Close to great shopping.

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Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

This is the most awesome place to stay! Each room is its own bungalow, spotlessly clean, gorgeous view of the Indian River and close to the local shops and restaurants. Irene the owner will do anything to make your stay comfortable and she is a wealth of information about where to eat and what to do in the area. We... More 

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Deerfield Beach, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

I found Driftwood on web and got the last unit #5 at the last minute (Thanks Ilene!) They'd get a 5 if i'd known about the fire pit! Its a great place, you wont be disappointed ! Its a family business and it shows. Its a 1/8 mile to the entertainment district (can easily walk it ) The beach is... More 

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Manitou Beach, Michigan, United States
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24 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

This was our 6th season as Driftwood guests. Every year there have been improvements to the property. Our favorite room (Unit 6) was much brighter with white molding, closet and bathroom doors replacing the former dark brown ones. The owner, Irene, makes us feel like family. As usual, anything we needed, she promptly provided. Our 10 week stay with our... More 

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Harkers Island, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

We were glad we found Driftwood on the internet. My husband was sailing in races so I was there the whole time. The cottage (10) was immaculate, well furnished, and close to stores and restaurants. It would have been nice to have a sidewalk to walk to town. The nightly train passing disturbed my husband. The flowers and shrubs abd... More 

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driftwoodjb, Owner at Driftwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. It was such a pleasure meeting you and sharing my knowledge about the local attractions and restaurants in the area since it was your first trip to Florida and I wanted it to memorable for you. I did make a point of informing you in advance about the trains that run along the treasure... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family owned and operated since 1958, spanning three generations. Quietly nestled on the banks of the tropical Indian River. Your Florida Getaway with private fishing dock, magnifcent sunrises over the Indian River and just 5 minutes to Hutchinson Island beaches, historical downtown Jensen Beach, Stuart-Florida and magnifcent waterfront restaurants. Private cottages available with full kitchens. Just 45 minutes from Palm Beach International Airport and 2 hours to Miami and Orlando. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Driftwood Motel

Address: 4150 NE Indian River Dr, Jensen Beach, FL 34957-4099
Location: United States > Florida > Jensen Beach
Number of rooms: 10
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