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Southern Seas

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4520 El Mar Drive, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308
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Mass.
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66 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for the first time and felt comfortable, a mixture of families and couples. Walkable to shops and restaurants if you choose but most of the units have kitchens plus there is gas grills. It has a small pool overlooking the ocean, the beach was very clean and beautiful. Our unit was dated but clean, there are others that... More 

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antioch
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Being the procrasternaters that we are... We waited a little to long to find a place to stay on our vacation,that being said... My husband started making calls a couple of weeks before we where to arrive,and after many calls and hours of searching,he found this little gem called Southern Seas! The staff could not have been nicer! After trying... More 

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3 Thank durangoAntioch
Teresa D, Manager at Southern Seas, responded to this review

Yea - so glad you enjoyed your stay at our "little gem". We loved having you stay with us and hope you come back soon! More 

Newburgh, New York
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38 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

Our room was lovely and clean but a bit dated...but for the location and price for the holidays we couldn't have been happier. If you want to be right on the beach it's a great place to choose and we would definitely go back.

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

Lauderdale by the Sea is a very small town surrounded by Fort Lauderdale. To date, it has done a pretty good job of resisting big money, tall buildings. Southern Seas is three small two story buildings of ten or so units each. The property is well maintained. Everything is "old Florida". The property is right on the beach, which is... More 

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Teresa D, Manager at Southern Seas, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Southern Seas on the Ocean and for the kind words! Hope to see you back soon! More 

Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
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98 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016 via mobile

This place is right on the beach, that's why I picked it. We stayed in room #19 (beachfront/beach view) and we really loved the view and how large the room is. The staff is super friendly, the room was clean. The provide beach chairs and beach towels (though they are old and thin). They supposedly provide beach umbrellas, also. But... More 

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Fall River, MA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

Third or fourth stay. Right on the beach one bedroom suite. All new windows, it was a constant 25 mph wind and didn't hear a thing. Theresa and Yolanda were fantastic. Didn't rent a car most places walking distance or we Ubered.. Can't wait to stay again.

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Keller
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

This is a quaint resort located right on the beach, with the Anglin's Pier a short walk-on-the-beach away. The property is well kept, and the staff, especially Yolanda at the front desk, were very friendly and accommodating. Our room looked recently remodeled and had a small full size kitchen, great bath (with glassed walk-in shower), and large windows that overlooked... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

We stayed at the Southern Seas for 3 nights. It was a quaint little efficiency that was well taken care of in beautiful Lauderdale by the Sea. We came in very late and they had left the lights on inside our room for us. It was a very nice detail. We will stay again at the Southern Seas!

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Whitmore Lake, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

I stayed in room 20 a efficiency unit on the 3 rd floor. It was very clean.you can lay in your king size bed an have a beautiful view of the ocean. I will be staying here again. The Pool and grounds are very well kept up. And the price was great for beach front.

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2 Thank James K
Teresa D, Manager at Southern Seas, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Southern Seas on the Ocean. It gives me great satisfaction and happiness, hearing your stay was enjoyable; it is what we strive for. We look forward to your next visits, and are grateful for your wonderful comments. Hugs, More 

Sunrise, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Fabulous Hotel! Staff took very good care of us. We had the 1st floor efficiency. Very clean. Nice Pool. Right on the beach. Very close to restaurants and entertainment. Beach was quiet and not very crowded. We will be back again to stay here.

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3 Thank Natalie F
Teresa D, Manager at Southern Seas, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us. it is always wonderful to see and hear our guests enjoy this beautiful area and our family type resort. We look forward to your future stays and value your wonderful comments. Hugs, More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Southern seas is located directly on the ocean with one of the largest beach frontages in broward county, including over 150 ft of private beach overlooking the atlantic ocean. Close to fun & yet far away from the crowds. Start the day relaxing by the ocean under our palm trees. Enjoy a nice swim in our heated swimming pool, or walk our expansive beach. We can assist you with connecting with many of the activities in the area, like snorkeling, diving, exploring our revered treasure, the three natural living coral reefs, just 100 yards off-shore. We offer free parking, beach chairs, wi-fi. Many have made their stay a tradition. Join us at this beautiful piece of paradise. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Southern Seas

Address: 4520 El Mar Drive, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308
Location: United States > Florida > Broward County > Lauderdale by the Sea
Price Range: $120 - $191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Southern Seas 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Southern Seas Hotel Lauderdale By The Sea
Souters Hotel On The Ocean
Southern Seas Lauderdale By The Sea, Florida
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#4 Top resorts Hotel in Lauderdale by the Sea
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Lauderdale by the Sea
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