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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would definitely eat here again the Ambiance is amazing we were outside it was a harvest moon and you could hear the waves. We were in the mood for beef we chose it because they had prime rib for $20 we weren't disappointed wasn't the best prime rib I ever had but it was very good Caesar salad was... More 

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Orange, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The resort overlooks the ocean, just steps from the beach. You couldn't ask for a better view and is ideal for a fabulous getaway. The Driftwood is on the National Historic Registry and has been well taken care of. The rooms are remodeled and very comfortable. Great pools, impeccable grounds and very friendly staff. Waldo's bar and restaurant on site... More 

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Lecanto, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best things about the Driftwood, is that it is right on the beach! This place is older, but takes you back in time! We stayed in one of the cottages, so it was great to have our own little place with kitchen, living room and a bedroom with kingsize bed and a jacuzzi tub. My granddaughter and... More 

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Winter Springs, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unique character along with old Florida charm. Directly on the beach . Location location location ! Restraunts within walking distance. Parking is an issue. Most every employee was friendly with the exception of one women. I am unable to use the rating system on this page.

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

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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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

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 August 10, 2016 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016 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 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016 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 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
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 - $147 (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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