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WalkAbout Beach Resort
Ranked #13 of 71 Hotels in Hollywood
Certificate of Excellence
Elizabeth, New Jersey
1 review
“The Best Resort in Town.”
Reviewed 2 July 2011

This is the third time we visit WalkAbout Beach Resort. The service we receive from the staff is always outstanding. They make us feel welcome every time and makes sure the room we like is always available. They are very professional, caring and very pleasant to talk to. Our room is always super clean and the bed is so comfortable. The location of the Resort is great. The beach is beautiful. All the bartenders at the Tiki bar are very nice too. We feel there is" no place" like this around town and we will continue to come and recommend friends. We love WalkAbout Beach Resort.

  • Stayed May 2011, travelled as a couple
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Miami, Florida
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Reviewed 21 June 2011

Fantastic place to stay. Excellent staff, great location and great resort. The rooms are very comfortable. The Tiki bar is fun. House keeping is excellent as well. My husband, the kids and I, loved The Walk-About resort and the beautiful beach. It is a great place for families.

  • Stayed May 2011, travelled with family
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Shawnee Mission, Kansas
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Reviewed 20 June 2011

This is a fantastic little spot to park your tired soul. It's quiet, comfortable and the staff is amazingly friendly...and accommodating. The tiki hut, located right outside your door, is not only hometown friendly feeling, but extremely affordable. You can go next door to the Marriott and pay 3x as much for the same drink !! Gina the manager is fantastic, Nori & Pepper in the tiki hut are the best. House cleaning staff very polite and professional. We stayed three nights and have already begun the planning for a return trip in the winter. You can have the big hotels and chains. We're sticking with Walkabout. Highly recommend.

Room Tip: We stayed in Unit 4, directly on the boardwalk.
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  • Stayed June 2011, travelled as a couple
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Grove City, Ohio
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Reviewed 2 June 2011

Stayed the week before memorial day weekend. We were staying with family in Ft. Lauderdale, but wanted to spend at least one night on the beach, so we drove down to Hollywood Beach and aimed for the largest hotel we saw. I saw this beautiful pink gem right next door and decided to stop in. The gorgeous Gina gave us a tour of the most perfect beach front room I have ever seen in unit 4. Seriously, you step out of the room directly onto the boardwalk and tiki bar (also a gem, especially when Nori is behind the bar!) Needless to say, we stayed another night and day and it was the best part of our vacation. The entire staff is exceptional and welcoming. Definitely will be back, and if you get there before me, tell Gina Shane from Pittsburgh said Hi!

Room Tip: unit 4 is directly on the boardwalk and beach
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  • Stayed May 2011, travelled with friends
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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Reviewed 30 May 2011

My husband and I have just returned from our second visit in a year to the Walkabout. We absolutely love everything about this place. We stayed in room #8 which is on the second floor and looks down the Broadwalk and has a panoramic view of the ocean. The staff is more than accommodating. They give personalized care effortlessly. We can't wait to go back.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Reviewed 18 May 2011

The Walkabout Hotel, represents a different era. An Era when the location of a Guest House, or Hotel was everything. This Hotel sits on one of the best beaches in the world, with no obstacles between the front door and the Atlantic. The prevailing breezes coming on shore, create light surf and refreshing air movement. The service is great, the Art Deco hotel is functional with a flair towards the elegant and exotic. This hotel probably should have been lost to progress, but miracles do happen, and we were fortunate enough to be able to share the sand, sea, blue skies, and palm trees with those who preceded us. We will return as soon as time permits, and until then we want to thank both Gina and Sherry.

Room Tip: The 2nd floor offers the best Ocean View
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  • Stayed May 2011, travelled as a couple
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Spokane, Washington
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Reviewed 10 May 2011

We just stayed here and it was fantastic. My whole family stayed there and we took up 6 of the rooms. Staff was great! Very clean hotel. It's an old-school Florida type of place. Nice tables in the courtyard area to have your breakfast, people watch or whatever.

I would highly recommend it.

Room Tip: Room 5 and 4 were my favorite rooms.
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Additional Information about WalkAbout Beach Resort

Property: WalkAbout Beach Resort
Address: 2500 N Surf Rd, Hollywood, FL 33019-3605
Region: United States > Florida > Broward County > Hollywood
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Hollywood
#7 Romantic Hotel in Hollywood
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Hollywood
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — WalkAbout Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The WalkAbout Beach Resort is a cozy family-owned and operated hotel located ON THE BROADWALK in Hollywood Beach, Florida. Our boutique, 8-room hotel was built in 1950, and it is one of the last remaining beachfront hotels designed in the Art Deco style.Our guests enjoy a wide array of amenities that include: ocean front rooms, a large tiki bar in our courtyard, seating alongside the Hollywood broadwalk, scenic views of the beach, nearby shops and restaurants, free wifi, free cable, on-site washer/dryer, live music, and fresh linens daily. Our staff is extremely friendly and professional, and we are always nearby to assist with any special requests. Hollywood Beach is one of the premier beach destinations in the world. The city provides twenty-one lifeguard towers and eight first-aid stations. An icon of Art Moderne architecture on Hollywood Beach’s famed Broadwalk, The Walkabout Beach Resort, is a classic 1940’s boutique hotel. Those who have visited claim it has the perfect blend of characteristics: chic, warm and inviting, glamorous, and tastefully modernized.To experience The Walkabout Beach Resort, is to experience Hollywood Beach at its best. In keeping with its classic style, eight oceanfront guest rooms are immaculately styled with the elegance of another era – wooden and terrazzo floors, interiors with rich textures, soft pink monochromatic colors, and decorations with a nod to its illustrious past mark the furnishings. Each room is adorned with vintage black and white photographs cataloguing Hollywood’s social history dating back to the 1920’s. When you stay at The Walkabout, discover its delightful Art Moderne ambiance and see how its past has been preserved to its original beauty. The Walkabout is known for its remarkable beachfront setting and legendary Hollywood Beach, Florida hotel location - on the Broadwalk. Named one of America's best beach Broadwalks by Travel + Leisure, the Hollywood Beach Broadwalk is more than 2 miles long, sizzling with energy that embodies the diversity Hollywood Beach stands for - bustling sidewalk cafes, unique shops, multi-hued streamline Art Moderne buildings, and unforgettable ocean views. Step out from the Broadwalk and spend the day settled on white sands, by a glistening ocean on one of South Florida’s most beautiful beaches. Still, the most popular pastime on the beach is simply savoring the charming character of this truly unique setting, so reserve a day for relaxing to the sound of soothing waves. ... more   less 
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Walkabout Beach Hotel Hollywood
Walk About Beach Hollywood
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