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Manta Ray Inn
Ranked #3 of 66 Hotels in Hollywood
Certificate of Excellence
Fort Myers Beach, Florida
Level Contributor
8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Such a great place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2012

I recently returned from a repeat visit to Manta Ray Inn. The location is perfect. The rooms are very comfortable and have everything you need. Thomas and Gerry do a great job keeping everything clean and organized. We took our bikes and rode the boardwalk every evening. It was so fun. We really liked the crowd and the food at Jake's Place. We also took a short drive up to John U Lloyd State park and went snorkeling off shore at the Jax. Can not wait to return to the area and Manta Ray Inn.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with friends
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Thank Bensgma
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Mantaray07, Owner at Manta Ray Inn, responded to this review, September 19, 2012
It was great to have you return to the Manta Ray Inn for another stay!! It is always great to hear that the staff are fulfilling the needs of our guests and they truly find it to be a labor of love!!

See you soon on your return trip!!
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Calgary, Alberta
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2012

Great location, Thomas & Gerry were very helpful. Comfortable rooms, maybe time to get rid of the carpets, but rooms clean. Would most definitely stay here again. Nice quite beach area, good place to swim. Lifeguard tower very close by.Not on the broadwalk, but I preferred it that way. Good security at night.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
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Thank yyc44traveler
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Mantaray07, Owner at Manta Ray Inn, responded to this review, August 22, 2012
We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and we will definitely look forward to your return to the Manta Ray Inn. Don't forget to "Like" us on Facebook and keep in touch as you are now part of our Manta ray Inn Family!! Your comments are definitely appreciated.
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Lille, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2012

We have been coming to Hollywood for over 30 years and have now had 2 excellent stays at the Manta Ray! Excellent team and always ready to help; rooms are clean and very comfortable; perfect for BBQ and having relaxing dinner overlooking the ocean; all in all a fantastic place to spend time and to meet new people. We will definitely be back in 2013 and very big thanks to the wonderful staff at the hotel.

Room Tip: love room 106 next to the ocean
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
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Thank stephen m
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Mantaray07, Owner at Manta Ray Inn, responded to this review, August 20, 2012
Having your family stay with us for your second visit was such a treat! The staff were excited to read your review and see that their efforts are not gone unnoticed. They definitely try to exceed your expectations and look forward to seeing you again next year! Good health!
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Cleveland, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2012

Had a wonderful time! Great place for all of us to get together! Thomas and Gerry did a great job and were very patient! Rooms were great. Loved the ocean and the beach. Will definitely go back again.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
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Thank SharonCleveland_Ohio
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Mantaray07, Owner at Manta Ray Inn, responded to this review, August 12, 2012
So great to have a wonderful family like yours as Manta Ray Inn guests and now Manta Ray family! Cannot wait until your next visit! Let's set the date!
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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2012

My family (including friends and their own families) have been coming to the Manta Ray now for several years. Most recently staying there in April. Since our first trip here, we have made it a point to come back at least once a year without even looking into anywhere else. The location, the view and the all around comfort off the inn makes it a memorable trip every time. We've stayed in many different places while traveling abroad but never have we returned to the same exact place other than here. Donna, Tom and Jerry go above and beyond making everyone feel at home, it feels like they are part of our family. The Inn is very well mainted and they do an amazing job. The young children that travel with us enjoy it just as much as the adults. The only complaint I've ever had is the fact that you have to leave. Looking forward to our return in September.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
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Thank Kevin D
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Mantaray07, Owner at Manta Ray Inn, responded to this review, July 31, 2012
Your family are very special to our Manta Ray Inn family! We cannot wait for you to return again in September! The appreciation of guests such as yourself put smiles on the faces of all of us!
See you in a few weeks.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2012

Absolutely excellent... will definately be back!!!!!!!!!!!! rooms were clean and comfortable. definately still talking about the trip we had. Thomas and Gerry definately made sure we were comfortable. Will wait till the little one is a few years older, but definately will be back there in the future!!!

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
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Mantaray07, Owner at Manta Ray Inn, responded to this review, July 28, 2012
Always hard to travel with little ones but on the other hand they are the ones that can make the beach so much fun! Times to remember! Next time will be different and better in many ways.
Glad you enjoyed the Manta Ray!
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Toledo, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2012

Recently stayed at the inn with my family (24 of us), wonderful time, clean, comfortable and relaxing. Thomas went out of his way to make sure we all were comfortable, and we that we had everything we needed. Gerry was wonderful and had his hands full with this crowd. The fireworks were by far the best I have seen in years. This was my second stay at Manta Ray Inn, and will be back. I can not say enough about the service and hospitality. We all had a wonderful time.

Room Tip: As there were 24 of us, we took up quite a few rooms,(7) and every one of them was great. I know th...
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
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Thank sisters3three
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Mantaray07, Owner at Manta Ray Inn, responded to this review, July 20, 2012
Thomas and Jerry really enjoyed watching the interaction within the family, from the young to the not so young! I am so sorry that I missed it but I have heard all about how much fun you all were and so appreciative for your surroundings. Especially glad that you enjoyed the Fireworks! What could be better?? The next stay at the Manta Ray!!
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Property: Manta Ray Inn
Address: 1715 S Surf Rd, Hollywood, FL 33019-2431
Phone Number:
Location: United States > Florida > Broward County > Hollywood
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Hollywood
#1 Family Hotel in Hollywood
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Hollywood
#6 Business Hotel in Hollywood
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Manta Ray Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our one- and two-bedroom suites are fully equipped to be your home away from home! We provide full daily maid service, free wifi, beach chairs, beach towels, gas grills, heated pool, complimentary movies, on-site laundry facilities, beach toys for your children. Forgot your sunscreen, beach umbrella or sand pail? Don't worry -- we are here to help you out! Rest and enjoy that cocktail as the sun sets and the children play in the sand. We have everything else covered. Hit the beach, hit the pool ... Leave the rest to us. Need to print your boarding pass? No problem! Let the office know and you can do it when the manager is there daily! Want to do something different? Ask us and we will help with creative and fun activities for all of you no matter what your preference! We will make every effort to exceed your expectations and make your getaway memorable. ... more   less 
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