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“Great family destination”
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Tropic Seas Resort
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 9 March 2011

My husband and I traveled to Tropic Seas in LBTS with our almost two-year-old and can't say enough good things about the hotel, its location and its family-friendly amenities. It was nice to be able to dine in our room or on the beach (taking a toddler out to eat can be a challenge) and to have the pool as an option or the Atlantic! This was a very relaxing trip that was enjoyed by all in our family! I'd highly recommend Tropic Seas!

Stayed: January 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 26 February 2011

You will not find a better place to spend a winter month than Tropic Seas Motel.
My wife and I have been coming here for nearly 20 years and it seems to get better
each year. The staff is excellent and the resort is very well kept and clean. We have
already reserved for next February as many other long time visitors have done.

  • Stayed: February 2011, travelled as a couple
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Tropic_Seas_Resort, Owner at Tropic Seas Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2011

Dear Dharm98,

Thank you for your 20 years of support! We are very proud of Tropic Seas Resort and nothing pleases us more than to hear about how our guests have enjoyed their stay with us! Thank you again and please don't hesitate to contact us should you ever need anything!

Sincerely,

John Secco

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Reviewed 10 February 2011

We have been staying at Tropic Seas Resort for 20 years now and it gets better and better every year. We rent a 1 bedroom apartment which is perfect for us as it has everything we need for a relaxing vacation including a nice kitchen and a seperate bedroom. The hotel is very clean and the staff is extremely accomodating. We especially enjoy the proximity to shopping centers, restaurants and the beach. It is close to the hustle and bustle of the downtown but not too close. We highly recommend Tropic Seas Resort to all of our friends and will definately come back in a few months.

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Tropic_Seas_Resort, Owner at Tropic Seas Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2011

Dear Npbellalucca,

Thank you for staying with us at Tropic Seas Resort and for taking the time to write such a nice review. We take great pride in Tropic Seas Resort and nothing pleases us more than to hear that our guests have enjoyed their stay. Thanks again!

Sincerely,

John Secco

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Reviewed 4 February 2011

We happened upon The Tropic Seas Resort Hotel by chance and we are so happy we did! The Hotel is in a perfect location right on the beach. We stayed in at a wonderful ocean front apartment that was very clean and very nice. This is not a 5 star resort however it is a great place for some one who wants a great place on the beach.

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Reviewed 28 January 2011

We just completed a 9 day stay at the Tropic Seas following a 15 day cruise. This small, older motel was the perfect place to relax. The grounds are immaculate and just a few steps from our room and we were on the beach. The efficiency unit we were in was clean and very comfortable - it seems that updating and re-freshing the motel is an ongoing effort and they are doing a good job. I had done a lot of research online before deciding on the Tropic Seas and I was so happy with the choice I had made. The staff was friendly and helpful and the location is great for walking to a little strip mall with a Publix, CVS and various small businesses. Walking in the opposite direction and we were at the pier with numerous eating and shopping opportunities. We loved the "old Florida" atmosphere and are already thinking of returning next year - perhaps for a month.

  • Stayed: January 2011, travelled as a couple
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Tropic_Seas_Resort, Owner at Tropic Seas Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2011

Dear turback24,

Thank you very much for staying with us at Tropic Seas Resort and for taking the time to write such a nice review. We take tremendous pride in the Tropic Seas Resort and nothing pleases us more than a satisfied guest! Thanks again and please let us know if there is anything we can do for you in the future.

Sincerely,

John Secco

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Reviewed 28 January 2011

We recently stayed at Tropic Seas Resort for a family vacation. The hotel is perfectly located directly on the beach and is also close to a grocery store, pharmacy and several good restaurants.

We stayed in a spacious one bedroom apartment which was perfect for our family. It had a fully appointed kitchen with all of the necessary utensils and appliances including a dishwasher, microwave, stove, refrigerator and coffee maker. The wireless internet worked great and was very fast. We also enjoyed the television with the iphone dock which allowed us to watch movies from our iphone on the television.

We would highly recommend Tropic Seas Resort.

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Reviewed 19 January 2011

This is my second week long January stay at Tropic Seas. January a little slower time in area so discount rates may be had and worth checking out for longer stays. Quiet oceanfront location on El Mar. Within a couple of blocks of grocery stores, town center, etc.

This is not a luxury resort for anyone looking for all the bells and whistles but good value for money - relaxing and steps from beach. There are many repeat clients which is usually a good sign. Appreciated the responsiveness of any email correspondence with owner John Secco and onsite staff, Eleanor, Linda et al were helpful and friendly. Hope to return.

  • Stayed: January 2011, travelled solo
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Additional Information about Tropic Seas Resort

Address: 4616 El Mar Dr, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308-3618
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Region: United States > Florida > Broward County > Lauderdale by the Sea
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Lauderdale by the Sea
#5 Family Hotel in Lauderdale by the Sea
#11 On the Beach Hotel in Lauderdale by the Sea
Price Range: £92 - £240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Pamper yourself in an intimate ocean-front villa. Tropic Seas Resort offers brightly decorated efficiency and one-bedroom apartments, complete with kitchenettes with breath taking ocean views. All of our rooms feature 32" Flat Screen Televisions, Free WiFi and Free in Room Safes! Tropic Seas is situated directly on the beach in the charming seaside village of Lauderdale By The Sea where you can experience the delectable tastes of sidewalk cafes, groove into the evening's nightlife, shop at the various boutiques and souvenirs stores. Free WiFi available!!! ... more   less 
Also Known As:
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Tropic Seas Motel
Tropic Seas Resort Lauderdale By The Sea, Florida

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