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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Suite was clean, big, very comfy, with great beds. We got a free upgrde ito a 2 bedroom suite that had 2 baths a queen bed in master suite and 2 single beds in the other both had a 34 bath with glass door showers which were very handy stoppig the draft from the cold AC. I wish I could...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 4 November 2011

I went there in August 2011 for my fiance birthday. It was OK! We thought it was right next to the sea but its a block away. The room was OK! It was very clean and has a little kitchen so you can cook your own food. We did that couple days. The ocean is great that was where we...

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City, State
1 review
9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2004

When we first got there it was raining so everything looked nasty. Chipped paint, rough hood, mold, algae in jaccuzzi, greasy floor, stuff like that. THe next day it was sunny and I saw the place for what it was. Not that much mold, the interior of the jaccuzzi was green (not algae), not much chipped paint, so and so....

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New Paltz, NY
1 review
8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2004

This motel is very old, not very clean, and has loose fixtures (faucets wobble and light bulbs flicker etc.), but within walking distance of the beach, shops, and restaurant/bars. Part of the motel is across the street from the beach. It's ok for 1 or 2 nights if you don't want to spend a lot.

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LINCOLN NE 68510
1 review
2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2003

The resort is nothing like advertised. No tropical garden, jacuzzi or beach bar. The rooms are very small not at all worth the price. The staff is not friendly, the concierge didn't work on the weekend and gave us wrong directions. I had to wash everything when I returned home because it all smelled like mold. Don't waste your money...

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Rock Hill, New York
1 review
3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2003

We checked in and immediately checked out. The simpliest way to discribe this resort is disgusting. I was embarassed to have brought my steps sons to such a place. Thankfully we were able to find a room next door at High Noon. Not only was it a outstanding room but it was the same price as the shack next door....

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2 reviews
27 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2003

We have just returned from a trip to Florida and this was without doubt, the worst accomodation we stayed in. In fact I am sure it is the worst accomodation we have ever stayed in. First impressions of the 'resort' (I use the term very loosely) were that it needed a complete renovation and a fresh coat of paint. Our...

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Canal Fulton,Ohio
1 review
3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2003

Villas by the sea needs work our room was a little run down. one of the window AC units did not work and the toilet backed up 3 times during our stay--also 1 window would not close completely. as far as service i feel that it was about average. despite these problems we had a good time. --i must say...

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Deltona, FL
Reviewed 7 July 2003

Those that give this roach motel a good rating must not get out much! We prepaid 8 nights for this dump through Hotels and were promised to be in an oceanfront resort. Truth was our room was across the street from the beach, and was anything but a resort. The management did very little to make us happy or comfortable,...

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McCook, NE
1 review
Reviewed 2 July 2003

We stayed at Villas by The Sea. The first thing we found out is there are alot of Villas By The Sea it depends on which one you are staying. We stayed at Villas by the Sea, Sea Queen. Which was right on the beach also we had a view of the ocean from our balcony. Which was wonderful. The...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about Villas by the Sea

Address: 4456 El Mar Dr, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308-3606
Region: United States > Florida > Broward County > Fort Lauderdale > Lauderdale-by-the-Sea
Price Range: £68 - £106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 132
Also Known As:
Villas By The Sea Hotel Fort Lauderdale
Hotel By The Sea

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