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Caribbean Resort by the Ocean
Ranked #18 of 71 Hotels in Hollywood
Reviewed 19 July 2014

Just steps away from the beach, boardwalk, restaurants featuring dishes from around the world, bike rentals, cabana rentals etc. Very friendly, efficient staff. Our room was near the tiki bar but we were never disturbed, very clean room. During our stay, early July, there was plenty of parking at all times of the day and night. Modern bathroom, well stocked kitchen with full size refrigerator etc which we did not need but others might. Great value for money.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 11 July 2014

This was my second stay here. The location is a stones throw to the boardwalk! Very good location near the center of everything. Reasonable rates. The rooms had been refurbished and are lovely with enough room to move. Granite counters, marble floors, nice lighting, nice fridge. Our room was a King efficiency in the courtyard (#112) very handy to the Tiki bar area. The mattress needed to be replaced (sagging and tilted on one side) The property sits at the center of the boardwalk only a few hundred feet from the music stage and 50 ft from buggy rentals etc.. The beach is pristine, showers and foot cleaners every 200 ft or so along the 2.5 mile stretch. The room was immaculate, kitchen equipped okay but few utensils so ask before you come if they have what you need. There was no baking tray except for one with holes in it, okay for anything that doesn't have any liquid. I will definitely stay here again even though there were a few things I didn't care for: You can hear noise from the room over it. The parking lot situation is bad when they are full. They will have you park in the center of the lot (one car behind the other) when full which can make it impossible for some cars to get in and out and difficult at best for all of them. It was the same price to use their lot as the parking garage right across the street which is a slightly longer walk but at least you can come and go. They need to stop having the cars park in the center of the lot to alleviate the problem. Also the towel situation. You will not get a small face towel so bring one if needed. You will get one bath and one hand towel per person. The "notice" on the bathroom wall said "our room" towel trade day was Monday, Wed, Fri. from 9-11:00. We came in on Friday afternoon and needed 3 showers a day with all the heat July 4th. The office staff told us to ignore the notice and that we could trade for new towels any day (except Sunday). This info. should be on their website. Also, make sure you have plenty of Toilet tissue each day as there is no housekeeping. I did not mind it this way, just wish I had known ahead. Little things aside, it is a very nice place to stay!!!! I would have given it 5 stars if the mattress was good.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 8 July 2014

Nothing bad to say. Staff is friendly, rooms are very clean. There is a small kitchen in each room. A few barbecues are available and there are also 2 showers outside for people coming back from the beach. Very good location: close to the beach and great restaurants.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 3 July 2014

Great place to stay: close to the beach, staff very friendly, it's cheap and clean.
The room was very big and there was everything (also a small kitchen).
The bathroom was clean and big enough. If I travel again in Fort Lauderdale, I'll choose the same resort,

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled solo
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Reviewed 3 July 2014

Small, nice, very clean rooms but absolutely no sound proofing. If you want a place by the boardwalk you can't get much closer. But, if you want to sleep, look somewhere else. On-site Tiki bar was nice as were all the workers. If you do go, go to Nick's which is a short walk on the boardwalk, order the oyster po' boy. Enough for 2!

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 3 July 2014

We enjoyed our stay at this hotel. Our room was actually facing the ocean, so we had a nice view. My only complaint was the parking, or lack thereof. The parking lot was tiny, and one of the hotel workers literally had to move their car to give us a spot. We obviously lost that spot when we left the hotel for dinner and when we returned there was nowhere to park, so we had to pay to park in the parking garage next door. It was quite a hassle!

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 30 June 2014

This hotel is absolutely wonderful! We just arrived back home and I couldn't wait to write a review. The rooms are newly updated and beautiful. The property is well maintained and the staff is very nice and well organized. The owner, Boris, is on site and makes sure his guests are enjoying their stay. The tiki bar is really nice and well stocked. A big hi to Shelly, i.k.a. "Chilli". The picnic benches and grills throughout the property are great. The office staff are also friendly and very helpful. The location is steps from the beach and right near the boardwalk too. I can't wait to go back on my next vacation to Florida and stay here again!

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Joan & Ken
Chicago, IL

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Caribbean Resort by the Ocean

Address: 313 Hayes St, Hollywood, FL 33019-3348 (Formerly Caribbean Resort Apartments)
Region: United States > Florida > Broward County > Hollywood
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
#9 Romantic Hotel in Hollywood
#12 Family Hotel in Hollywood
#14 On the Beach Hotel in Hollywood
Price Range: £75 - £186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Caribbean Resort by the Ocean 3*
Number of rooms: 28
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Caribbean Resort by the Ocean offers Newly Renovated Studios and One Bedroom Suites with all the modern comforts featuring luxurious kitchens adorned with custom wooden cabinetry and granite counter-tops, tiled bathrooms and showers, wall-mounted flat screen televisions and complimentary WiFi Internet.Located in Historic Hollywood Beach Florida, the Caribbean Resort is just steps away from seven miles of white sandy beach and the famous Broadwalk offering 2.5 miles of paved walking, jogging and biking path lined with restaurants, nightlife and all kinds of shopping.Hollywood Beach, Florida is known as a sportsman's paradise, offering all types of water sports imaginable. Go fishing, boating or even kite-surfing nearby. How about a round of golf? Or maybe try your luck at Gulfstream Racetrack and Casino, Dania Jai-Alai or The Hard Rock Casino. World renowned South Beach is just a twenty minute drive south and and beautiful Fort-Lauderdale is only a few miles to the north. All this excitement within minutes of the Caribbean Resort!The only thing missing is you! ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Caribbean Resort Apartments Hotel Hollywood
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