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Chesapeake Beach, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

1st the good news..this a great place to stay with nice accommodations and friendly staff. Ocean front ,very creative authentic decor. Walking distance to fantastic food breakfast lunch dinner. Now the bad news and it's not this resorts fault. The filthy rich locals are SNOBS. The local economy revolves around these well to SNOBS. Most of the shopping is far... More 

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Hertford, North Carolina, United States
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50 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I LOVE the Driftwood in some many ways. It’s quaint, charming, interesting, and historical. The rooms are small (I’m okay with that; it’s the beach). It can be loud (bands play outside). It’s not the place for you if you are looking for quiet or an elegant environment. Yet we love it. That being said, we may not come back... More 

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Jeanne_GenMgr, General Manager at Driftwood Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Parking is an issue because of the very busy resort area that we are right in the middle of. We do have security on property every night and also on the weekends during the day to help in this regard. I am so sorry your efforts to have a car moved that was in a... More 

Gainesville, Florida
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26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had not been to the area in several years. Yet, it was just as awesome as I remembered it. Many of the staff members have been there for quite some time. This certainly makes a difference as they know the guests and what they like. Jay, our server at Waldo's was very personable and prompt. The food was very... More 

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Jeanne_GenMgr, General Manager at Driftwood Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! So glad you found we were as you remembered, we try to keep Waldo Sexton's vision as he wanted it to be and it's nice to hear from someone who thinks we have been successful doing so. Hopefully you will return again soon. Thanks again. Jeanne Radlet, General Manager More 

florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend & I were there for a needed get a way the staff was very friendly and very helpful will recommend this hotel to others. We ate at Waldo's it was wonderful. We visit again soon. The pool was relaxing and the beach was great just what I needed to refresh. Thanks to everyone I had a great time

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Jeanne_GenMgr, General Manager at Driftwood Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we appreciate your kind words and hope that you will return again soon. Jeanne Radlet, General Manager More 

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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While on vacation in vero beach, my family and I visited this establishment quite by accident, however this accident required us to frequently visit throughout our holiday. We came to the hotel to have lunch at waldos restaurant which may I add is absolutely incredible, the sea food so fresh and delicious, the set up is beautiful (overlooking the amazing... More 

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Jeanne_GenMgr, General Manager at Driftwood Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We hope you will return again and stay with us! Thanks again. More 

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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family enjoyed our getaway to the Driftwood. This resort is at a perfect location. The resort sits right on the ocean with many restaurants and quaint shops within walking distance. If you are looking for a pretty resort this is not the resort for you. This resort is old and the history of the resort is intriguing. If you... More 

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Jeanne_GenMgr, General Manager at Driftwood Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate your kind words and are very glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Hopefully you will indeed return year after year, our repeat customers are a huge base of our clientele. Thank you again. Jeanne Radlet, General Manager More 

Palm Coast
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've often looked at this place online but were leery of it. We're so glad we were in town and decided to look at it! It's not high end by any means, but it's rustic and unique. Best of all, it was clean!! We thoroughly enjoyed our one night stay. It's on a beautiful beach and has it's own historic... More 

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Jeanne_GenMgr, General Manager at Driftwood Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We're glad you decided to stay with us. The Driftwood is very much "old Florida" and we're glad to fill that niche here in Vero Beach. Hopefully you will return and spend more time with us in the future! Thanks again for your kind words. Jeanne Radlet, GM More 

Point of Rocks, Maryland, United States
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29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I haven't even finished my stay here yet, and I can't wait to come back. I love being steps away from a private beach with ample room to swim and hang out. We had one of the bungalows and I couldn't be happier. The bed is comfortable and there is enough room for ppl to spread out.

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Jeanne_GenMgr, General Manager at Driftwood Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and kind words about the Driftwood. We hope your entire stay was good and that you will return again soon. Jeanne Radlet, General Manager More 

Chicago, Illinois
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37 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a week in June on the 4th (top) floor of the newer timeshare building. Oceanview - gorgeous view. Studio that had sliding doors = almost a private 1BR. Partial kitchen. Comfy, clean, friendly vibe at this historical landmark. Parking is a challenge. Not ritzy, not plush - if you're looking for that try Gloria Estefan's property next door. We... More 

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Jeanne_GenMgr, General Manager at Driftwood Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we appreciate your kind words. We do know that parking can be difficult especially when the restaurant is busy. We look forward to seeing you again, hopefully soon! Jeanne Radlet, General Manager More 

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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything here was great, the food is outstanding, tried the shrimp three ways dish and they were really yummy! The view from the back deck was amazing. There is a pool right in the middle which threw some of our friends off a bit but kinda makes it unique. There isn't alot of shade and the very back deck closes... More 

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Jeanne_GenMgr, General Manager at Driftwood Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we appreciate your kind words and hope you will return again someday! Jeanne Radlet, General Manager More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Funky, eclectic oceanfront resort with two of its buildings listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. 100 rooms and suites of varying sizes all with some kitchen facilities. Old Florida at its best, rocking chairs in front of every unit to gaze at the ocean while enjoying a beverage from the on site restaurant, Waldo's, the last of the Great American Hangouts! With 9 buildings on the property, there is something to please nearly every taste. Located right in the heart of the beach business district there are more than a dozen restaurants and lounges within walking distance and a newly renovated city park right next door with wonderful playground equipment for the kids. Join us for fun and relaxation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Driftwood Resort

Address: 3150 Ocean Dr, Vero Beach, FL 32963-1954
Location: United States > Florida > Vero Beach
Price Range: $143 - $165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Driftwood Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Driftwood Hotel Vero Beach
Driftwood Resort Vero Beach
Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Vero Beach
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Vero Beach
#11 Family Hotel in Vero Beach
#12 Romantic Hotel in Vero Beach
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