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Southern Seas

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05/07/2017 05/08/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed October 9, 2014

I would like to commend the management and staff of Southern Seas for the delightful stay I recently had. Originally, I booked my travel at another hotel along El Mar Drive and upon arrival, could not rest my head given the amount of noise, lack of internet, and overall look of the facilities. After a quick walk down the street,...

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5Thank Drew M
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed October 9, 2014

So relaxing and literally right on the beach. Have been coming here for over 6 years with family and it's so much fun! Love the pool, farmers market, street festival and the staff is super friendly. The grocery store is walking distance and rooms have little kitchens so you eat healthy and cheap if you'd like. This is a small...

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5Thank Meghanlee
Reviewed September 21, 2014

We have been coming here for the past 10 years.it has always been a great get away.This trip one wk ago turned into a heart break. We had personnel stuff taken from our room .We felt so violated.What was more upsetting the management never came to offer what can they do to make our remaining stay more enjoyable.absolutely nothing .Police...

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4Thank Diapp
Teresa D, Manager at Southern Seas, responded to this review

The Resort's Management and staff attempt to provide an outstanding guest experience for all visitors at our Resort. Following my conversation with you the other day, we are still investigating your specific issue, and as we discussed all parties have not been able to reconcile the alleged events in order to be brought to closure. We have always enjoyed your...

Espyville, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed September 21, 2014

Great place so nice so clean! We loved everything about this place especially the beachfront and pool that was sunny all day. No shade! Great customer service, can't wait go go back! Very clean and amazing all around!

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

I want to personally say thank you for once again choosing Southern Seas Resort. We value your continued loyalty, and appreciate your wonderful comments. As you know our number one goal is to insure that our guest enjoy their experience. We look forward to your next visit!! Thank you Teresa

Caracas, Venezuela
Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

We've been going to this resort for the last 34 years, it's a paradise. Next to the beach, the pool, the shopping centers. The resort has the conforts, even though the WiFi was intermitent. I trully recomend it.

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4Thank Francois B
Teresa D, Manager at Southern Seas, responded to this review

Thank you so very much! Yes, we read each and every review and take them to heart because Southern Seas Resort Management and Staff put their heart and soul into creating a happy, positive experience for our guests. We Value each and every one of our guest and want to insure that your vacation is enjoyable..Looking forward to your return....

Dearborn, Michigan, USA
Reviewed September 16, 2014

Went in September after school started--perfect for relaxation. Pool is right there, very clean, and the beach is steps away, with beach chairs, umbrellas, towels provided. Staff is very friendly in the office and housekeeping.

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5Thank Lil D
Teresa D, Manager at Southern Seas, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for the wonderful comments. We truly are grateful to have such wonderful guests. We try to insure comfort and relaxation, and put heart and soul into creating a happy, positive experience for our guests. Southern Seas Resort has the most amazing Ocean Views and we want to make sure that our guests get to experience...

Cambridge, Massachusetts
Reviewed September 11, 2014

Location is perfect, right on the water and less than 4 blocks from shops, pubs and clubs. Rooms are spacious and the AC is kickin' (Thank God) Grounds are well kept and tidy. Staff couldn't be any nicer.

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5Thank Julie R
Teresa D, Manager at Southern Seas, responded to this review

We are truly grateful and happy to hear such kind words and are so glad to have exceeded your expectations. I will share your comments with the staff. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. Thank you, Hugs, Teresa

Cambridge MA
Reviewed September 11, 2014

I have been traveling to the fort lauderdale area for the past 20 years. I have stayed in many different hotels, condos and houses over this span of time. Southern seas is one of my favorite and have been staying here the last 5 trips to FL All the rooms have been nice and I love that beach chairs are...

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5Thank Theresa47
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Reviewed September 9, 2014

Beeing there for about 30 years, we went there with our kids and now they come with their children. The staff are very kind and friendly and accomodating; very secure for kids. It is the best in the area, directly to the beach.

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5Thank Nabil B
Teresa D, Manager at Southern Seas, responded to this review

WOW! Thank you very much for the kind words. We are so glad to have exceeded your expectations, and are happy that we were able to accommodate you we strive to insure that your stay is enjoyable and comfortable. I will share your comments with the staff so that they they see the fruits of their labor We are part...

Birmingham, Michigan
Reviewed September 8, 2014

Teresa (the manager) has been my "angel" on a couple of occassions. Firstly, when I was suddenly without accomodations the day before New Year's Eve a couple of years ago-everyone in LBS was booked. I was graciously referred to Southern Seas by a neighboring resort where I usually stayed, but was booked. Talk about good energy and altruism. I was...

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5Thank Isla S
Teresa D, Manager at Southern Seas, responded to this review

Isla thank you so kindly for the wonderful comments. We are so fortunate to have great guests and are happy to hear that you had such a great experience. We look forward to you future visits.. Hugs, Teresa

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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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 Dr, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308-3608
Location: United States > Florida > Broward County > Lauderdale by the Sea
Price Range: $117 - $192 (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
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Lauderdale by the Sea
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“29 was perfect for a couple (small kitchenette, walk through closet area, big tv, king bed, full ocean view”
tgunnarsson, Feb 28, 2017 | Read review
“Room #14 was perfect!!”
LetsFindSomeSun, Jan 18, 2017 | Read review
“Try to pick rooms right on the ocean if you desire quiet all the time.”
MadBeachMel, Nov 15, 2016 | Read review
“Efficiency 19 is BEAUTIFUL! It is right on the beach and the perfect size for any couple wanting to get away. I loved the town I loved the resort and the people and everything is within walking distance. ”
dd4192, Nov 1, 2016 | Read review
“Southern Seas building around the pool. Other 2 buildings, Salti Seas and Sun Fun appeared quieter”
ktjnemo, Jul 24, 2016 | Read review
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