I've stayed at this hotel several times, the most recently being a month or two ago when my a/c went out (I live in Fort Lauderdale and no a/c any month of the year ain't pretty LOL). This property was formerly a Fairfield Inn by Marriott. It has a lot going for it...on a quiet stretch of Federal Highway (US 1) north of Commercial Boulevard. There's a very large outdoor pool on the front of the property which lends a resort feel to the property. OK, I must admit, I really like the convenience of an exterior-corridor property like this one. They also accept pets, as do most if not all LaQuinta properties. The rooms were recently redone, although I'm not sure I didn't like the more traditional LaQuinta decor better than their new trendy look, which I think will age quickly. But everything was new and crisp. The only major downside to this hotel is the fact that it IS near a major highway and there is pedestrian traffic. While I've seen families and business professionals here, I've also seen some questionable individuals which is more indicative of the area in general than this property in particular. That being said, I never felt unsafe. However, if you are traveling alone, please note that some rooms on the backside might not feel as well-lit and welcoming. Also, there is a "dead-end" when you try to drive around the back of the property. That being said, for the very excellent price on each of my stays, it's hard to beat. I would imagine the closest real competition for this property is the Courtyard by Marriott at the NW corner of Commercial and Federal, a former mid-rise Howard Johnson property. When you consider the fact that the LQ is also at least half the price of the beach, it's worth considering for more than just an overnight stay.
Rooms on the east side are subject to more road noise. I like the rooms on the south side of the pr...
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