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Hamar, Norway
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Nice people, great service, nice suite-room (free upgrade). It was not on the beach, but near (4 minute walk). Nice little pool. They have umbrellas and beach chairs for their guests to bring to the beach. Lovely stay.

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Reviewed 12 May 2014

Was not to happy at first due to no coffee provided in room. Quick stop at publix fixed this. Room was lovely. Very clean and comfortable. Spent some time at the pool with was great. Our room was beside the pool which I liked. Staff were very nice and pleasent. Short walk to beach and main square. Would recommend. Xx

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2Thank Vonka68
Brecon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 May 2014

My wife and I stayed here on the 3rd May 2014 for1 night, but nearly didn't. We booked this Inn on the 26th April 2014 on Hotels.com, but as the website said "Only one King available" we phoned Hotels.com and booked, their confirmation being received within minutes. When we arrived at about 2.30.pm the check-in guy said tat he had...

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Mark H, General Manager at Great Escape Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate your review. We apologize for the room confusion. When a customer goes on a third party travel website instead of coming directly through our hotels website the "bedding" selection cannot always be guaranteed unless specified by the number of people in the room. Hotels.com did apologize for the confusion on their end, and we apologize that it directly...

Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 10 April 2014

I rented one bedroom apartment for one week. The apartment is very clean although the bathroom is very small. The staff is very efficient and very friendly. They can provide you with towels and beach chairs. The beach is within walking distance, Publix, Pharmacy is a very short walk. You have several restaurants very close to the hotel. A very...

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 9 April 2014

Second time at the Great Escape Inn. I was attending a conference (CLIA) at the Ft. Lauderdale Convention Center and knew the prices in the hotels near it were very high. Since I had such a great stay the last time I decided that I could stay here again and drive to the convention center. I booked the Penthouse suite/2...

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NY, USA
Reviewed 4 April 2014

To start, I am not much of an Inn or Motel person. I like to spend a bit more to stay 12 floors up in a larger chain. But this trip was plenty expensive, so I book this stay based on reviews. I was not let down. What a great little place. There were many Pros and a couple of...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 13 March 2014

My Fiance and I took a last minute trip to Ft. Lauderdale by the Sea and the GM, Mark was able to accommodate us with a beautiful 1 bed suite for 2 nights. Mark was great to work with and did everything he could to make sure we had a pleasant stay. He even let us check out at noon...

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1Thank NatashaNatalia123
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 March 2014

We found staff friendly and helpful. The hotel has a heated pool and is located a block from a Publix grocery store and a beautiful beach. It is also a short walk to the main square and restaurants in the village of Lauderdale by the Sea. It is located on the A1A route north south which makes it handy to...

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Mark H, General Manager at Great Escape Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate your review. All of our rooms are designated non-smoking. Being a smaller hotel we try our best to have special designated outdoor smoking areas. All of our outdoor tables have ash trays for our guest . Please understand that when a guest smokes outside the wind can blow and the smell can linger at times. We do apologize...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 17 February 2014

Just finished our two week stay at The Great Escape Inn. We've never written a review before ,but after having had such a great time ,it seems like the right thing to do.The place is very clean,the staff is accommodating and friendly,location is excellent and the overall feeling is comfortable and safe.

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West Milford, New Jersey
Reviewed 6 February 2014 via mobile

After hearing our flight was canceled, I called Great escape hoping there was a room available for two days as our flight was rescheduled. Mark was able to accommodate us, thankfully. We stayed here 3 times last year and it feels like our home away from home. The staff is so helpful and they make you feel like family. We...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Only a block away from the beach, the Great Escape Inn is conveniently located in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, a picturesque seaside village nestled between Ft. Lauderdale and Pompano Beach. Guests at the Inn enjoy a heated pool, complimentary high speed wireless Internet access, and TVs with cable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Great Escape Inn

Address: 4620 N Ocean Dr, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308-3620 (Formerly Great Escape Hotel)
Region: United States > Florida > Broward County > Lauderdale by the Sea
Price Range: €92 - €165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Great Escape Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Great Escape Inn Lauderdale By The Sea, Florida
Hotel Style:
#7 Romantic Hotel in Lauderdale by the Sea
#8 Family Hotel in Lauderdale by the Sea
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Lauderdale by the Sea
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“We got the king room upstairs which was very large.”
 of 5 bubbles danfox594, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room off the main roadway”
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“room 101 is by the road and can be noisy get further back if possible”
 of 5 bubbles gerryr875, 18 May 2015 | Read review
“If you want to save $; have a desire to use the kitchen; and stay at the beach or away from the motel perhaps acceptable. AVOID the end room”
 of 5 bubbles artmom60, 23 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Very small hotel, but our room was on the north wing, and we loved it”
 of 5 bubbles Lauderdalebeachfan, 29 Jan 2015 | Read review
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