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“Great Spot & a step back in time!”

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Colony Hotel and Cabana Club
Ranked #2 of 15 Hotels in Delray Beach
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37 reviews
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“Great Spot & a step back in time!”
Reviewed August 9, 2012

We stayed for a night on Saturday in August 2012 - Great location, wonderful lobby and original caged elevator (although no A/C in the lobby and bar area so it's a bit toasty)
Super friendly service. Room had some original furniture as well as modern flat screen tv etc. Solid original hardwood floors. Breakfast was included and although limited selection, tasty enough. This is a cool, laid back hotel to stay at.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Bayside, New York
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Reviewed July 31, 2012

My sister and I stayed at the Colony Hotel in Delray Beach for 6 days in July of 2012.. We always travel with our dog and it is important to find accommodations that will not only accept her (she is a 60 lb. dog), but also be clean. This hotel is full of old Southern charm and is so welcoming to dogs. Beyond its charm, is its cleanliness. I have never stayed in such a clean hotel, and I have traveled by car clear across the country and back. The floors are shiny and spotless, the bathroom is sparkling clean, the bed linens are fresh and crisp, the hotel staff is friendly,helpful, courteous and professional. The breakfast is fabulous and enjoying it on the lovely front patio is just the best way to start the morning. The Beach Club is also a wonderful experience and I could even take my dog there! This is by far the most perfect hotel I have ever stayed in. THANK YOU to the Colony Hotel and Cabana Club for a perfect experience. I will surely be back!

Room Tip: My sister and I had a 2 bedroom suite connected by a bathroom in the middle. What a wonderful setup...
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
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charlotte nc
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Reviewed July 14, 2012

If you're looking for a modern sleek hotel (think Westin or Marriott) this is not the hotel for you. But, if you want charm, art deco, antique furniture and an elevator operator this hotel is a must.
The rooms are large with wooden floors and large bathrooms. Modern conveniences in a 1926 restored hotel. Loved it!
Breakfast buffet included. Grab a coffee and sit out on the "porch" and watch the action on Atlantic.
One block from intra-coastal and short walk to all the night life and restaurants. Free parking behind hotel.
Noise from hallways are only drawback.

Room Tip: quiet rooms are away from Atlantic. End of corridors are going to be quietest.
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Bel Air, Maryland
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Reviewed July 9, 2012

We loved our stay at the Colony! The hotel staff is extremely friendly and helpful. Stepping into the hotel makes you feel like you are stepping into a gentler, more civilized time. The decor is fabulous and much of the furniture is original as are the wood floors. The hotel is very clean and in a very good location! Just steps to a beautiful beach and good restuarants. The 4th of July fireworks were the best I've see!

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 8, 2012

We got a two room suite, that had two separate bedrooms, with a bathroom in the middle. Everything was very clean. The hotel has an old fashioned feel including a cool elevator that has to be operated by staff. Charming tiny bar downstairs. Excellent breakfast came with the rooms. We sat out front on the "porch" and got to watch people day and night. They have an outstanding yoga class also. Locals take the class regularly and highly recommend it. The color scheme is fabulous, too.
You can walk to the beach but it's about a 10-15 minute walk. The hotel has a private shuttle to their cabana club which really impressive. The club is a private beach area on the ocean and has a restaurant (food, no alcohol), a pool, towels, lounge chairs etc.
The area surrounding the hotel is great shops and restaurants. Try the Mellow mushroom for pizza! Night life is also great. Lots to do in the immediate vicinity for families and for singles.
Overall, it is an excellent setup with great service. We can't wait to go back.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
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Clermont, Fl. USA
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Reviewed July 4, 2012

This hotel ia on the national Register of Historic Places. The lobby is open to the front patio where everyone gathers to have a drink, eat breakfast or just people watch. The hardwood floors are beautiful and the employee operated elevator is a reminder of what life use to be like. The rooms have period furniture as does the rest of the hotel, the breakfast is adequate and included in the price of the rooms. All the quest rooms are air conditioned and the beads are comfortable. The hotel is on the main street of Delray Beach which allows for walking from shops and resturants and a few galarys. There are a lot of happenings in Delray so check the internet before you plan a stay at the Colony Cabana. Also they have a cabana a beach club right on the beach and a shuttle to take you there. Good rates too.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Boca Raton, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed July 2, 2012

Good: can't beat the location, right on Atlantic Ave, steps away from fun bars and trendy restaurants, and maybe 1/2 mile to gorgeous beach. Other places much more expensive.

Very good: great front porch. Grab your coffee and do some Delray people-watching. Also very good: parking right in back of hotel (Delray has a SERIOUS lack of public parking, so this is a biggie).

OK: the room. Definitely needs some updating, and the bathrooms were tiny, but it worked. Place was fairly quiet, though.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled on business
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Additional Information about Colony Hotel and Cabana Club

Property: Colony Hotel and Cabana Club
Address: 525 East Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach, FL 33483-5323
Location: United States > Florida > Delray Beach
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Delray Beach
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Delray Beach
#3 Family Hotel in Delray Beach
#3 Romantic Hotel in Delray Beach
#4 Business Hotel in Delray Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Colony Hotel and Cabana Club 2.5*
Number of rooms: 69
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
historic Florida charm in a select service downtown hotel with a private oceanfront beach club ... more   less 
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