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The Drift Hotel

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Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is everything you'd want in a beach hotel. Nice clean rooms, only a block from the beach, an absolutely gorgeous courtyard and they'll give you beach chairs. PLUS it's a walk to all the restaurants / night life on the strip in Lauderdale. I went for work and it gets an A+ as a work hotel too! I spent... More 

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Palm Bay, Florida
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45 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're OK with staying 1/2 block from the beach, here's your place. I'm not sure what exactly caught my eye when I ordered a room but I was pleasantly surprised. Since purchasing the hotel in May, 2016, the owners are in the process of renovating the rooms. The room we stayed in, (207) was very comfortable. Breakfast (snack) was... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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48 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

This small boutique hotel was tucked away in the side streets of Fort Lauderdale Beach and literally a 3 minute walk to the water. The property has that 1960's feel with the cool lines, stucco exterior, hidden courtyard at its center, immaculate rooms with great decor and even the snacks are included. The pricing was extremely reasonable and the locations... More 

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Thank jojocruzin
Esteban G, Director Comercial at The Drift Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments !! We are glad that we surprised both the presentation of the hotel and the location within the beaches of Fort Lauderdale.- We wait again Esteban Giganti More 

Bronx, New York
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Loved my stay at the drift. Great location near bars/restaurants and just steps away from the beach. The staff was magnificent. The room was beautiful and very clean. Definitely recommend everyone to stay at the drift. An absolute hidden gem!

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Esteban G, Director Comercial at The Drift Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments !! We are glad that we surprised both the presentation of the hotel and the location within the beaches of Fort Lauderdale.- We wait again Esteban Giganti More 

Fort Myers, Florida
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72 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

The manager was very friendly and accommodating. The location in relationship to the beach was wonderful being only about 600 feet from the beach. Room was quite well appointed and most of the property appears to have been just remodeled. Toiletries are more on the high end and an ample supply was provided. Continental breakfast type items (O.J., cereal, milk,... More 

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Esteban G, Director Comercial at The Drift Hotel, responded to this review

Dear, Thanks for your comments.- A pleasure that are enjoyed the proximity to the beach and the main gastronomic centers of the city of Fort Lauderdale.- We offer free snacks in the room and can freely access using your espresso is found in every room.- We want you can again enjoy the beautiful beaches of Fort Lauderdale and be your... More 

Pilar, Argentina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

It s a Wonderfull place..i like them very much. The rooms very comfortable and good beds t The personal of the front was friendly The place is the best On the beach Near the most important resto and places to walk and shopping I recommend this hotel 10 points!!!

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1 Thank losgiganti
Esteban G, Director Comercial at The Drift Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mabel Thank you for your comments, we're glad to know you have enjoyed your stay in our hotel.- We offer free snacks in the room and can freely access using your espresso is found in every room.- We want you can again enjoy the beautiful beaches of Fort Lauderdale and be your host hotel.- Again, thank you very much.-... More 

Gaffney, South Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Nice little hotel that offers everything needed for a stay. The staff was incredibly nice with us and helped us with everything! Great location as well, one block from the beach and really near Las Olas blvd. Lots of restaurants near as well. Would come back for sure

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Thank Naikaps
Esteban G, Director Comercial at The Drift Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments !! We are glad that we surprised both the presentation of the hotel and the location within the beaches of Fort Lauderdale.- We wait again !! Esteban Giganti More 

Hollywood, Florida
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

did a reservation for 1 night and was charged for it. Came to the hotel finding that office is closed and no room available for us ( Even tho we paid for it!!!) had to find another hotel by ourselves, spend extra money and extra time!!!! Still no refund given and I had to wait few more days for the... More 

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Esteban G, Director Comercial at The Drift Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Veronika, We regret that the booking did not inform us of your reservation.- Our administration closes at 08:00 PM and do not take new reservations for the same night after that time.- Repayments are made by the booking you. Contract.- My apologies on behalf of other agencies.- Thank you very much.- Esteban Giganti More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

This is a nice hotel conveniently located in Ft. Lauderdale. The beach and restaurants are close by. The hotel is lovely but the owners need to walk around the property more often and see what needs improving and make the necessary changes. The reception area was cluttered and the receptionist was distracted when we checked in. The room was decorated... More 

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Esteban G, Director Comercial at The Drift Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Peter, Thank you very much pro your comments.- We're glad you enjoyed the location of our hotel both its beaches and its gastronomy.- We hope you enjoy a new stay of the great changes we have made in our hotel.- We wait again.- Esteban Giganti More 

Ellicott City, Maryland
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at this property in Feb 2016 and could not say enough good things about this property. During our recent stay, we decided to bring our friends with us. This experience was terrible for the following reasons: 1. Check-in took way too long. 2. Breakfast, consisting of processed and sugary foods were set inside our room.... More 

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Esteban G, Director Comercial at The Drift Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments.- We regret that his second experience with us located not been as successful as the first.- We are continuing our process of change and crremos be on the right track.- We wait again !! Esteban Giganti More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about The Drift Hotel

Address: 3005 Alhambra Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Region: United States > Florida > Broward County > Fort Lauderdale > Central Beach
Price Range: €105 - €206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Drift Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Rm 207 was very nice”
 of 5 bubbles RandallT693, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“A small hotel in a quiet location so all rooms should be comparable”
 of 5 bubbles Desnc, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in a King Suite. It was roomy and very comfortable. It was adjacent to the street, but we never heard a sound.”
 of 5 bubbles Jeff248C, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Double-check on room reservations.”
 of 5 bubbles TajanderStAlbert, 9 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for king size room. If you have a car, parking is not guaranteed.”
 of 5 bubbles liketotrave, 14 Mar 2016 | Read review
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