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  • Excellent57%
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  • Average9%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Pool
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Fitness centre
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2 Star Hotel
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3005 Alhambra St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304-4307
7.3 km to Ft. Lauderdale Intl Airport
40 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
2.6 km from Fort Lauderdale Beach
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All reviewsbeach chairs and towelsnicely decorated roomsboutique hotelyogurtcasablanca cafegreat boutiquewithin walking distancesmall hotelfort lauderdale beachstayed here for two nightsperfect locationwater taxi stopice machinerestaurants and barslauderdale areaa great place to staybed was very comfortable
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I spent one night at the The Drift for a quick get away. The room was small, but nice. Bare floors and beachy shutters. The complimentary breakfast snacks stocked in the room included cereal, milk, yogurt, juice, granola bars, graham crackers, peanut...More

2  Thank Martha L
Reviewed May 19, 2018

I'm a fan of locally owned, boutique hotels with charm, character, and style. This one has it all (except a hair dryer). Get clarification on the ice machine. They offer complimentary snacks and fridge items, a Keureg machine; iron and ironing board in closet. I...More

Thank Bryan S
Response from Esteban G, Director Comercial at The Drift HotelResponded May 20, 2018

Dear Bryan, Thanks for your kind review! I'm glad you enjoyed our services and cordiality. Our section of the beach is much less crowded than most. In our area, we mainly have restaurants. The larger hotels on the street have more rooms and, therefore, more...More

Reviewed April 20, 2018

This hotel is perfect for our needs. The location to the airport is about a 20.00 taxi ride and then we settle into our quick get away. The rooms are clean and simply furnished. If you require a butler or maid check out the Marriott..maybe...More

3  Thank ontheroadagain1993
Response from Esteban G, Director Comercial at The Drift HotelResponded April 22, 2018

Hello !! Thank you very much for staying with us again and for this excellent review. We love it when our guests have a great experience, they keep repeating it and they say they want to keep coming back !! Thank you for highlighting certain...More

Reviewed March 30, 2018

The hotel is quaint and quiet. It was perfect for our staycation. We wanted to be very close to the beach, but didn't plan on spending much time in the room. The room is pretty small, but clean and cute. The only downside that made...More

2  Thank carrlii
Response from Esteban G, Director Comercial at The Drift HotelResponded April 18, 2018

Thank you for staying with us here on the beach in Fort Lauderdale! We are a small boutique hotel that has a big impact for our size. We are surrounded by luxury chain hotels. Although the hotels in the chain are fine, they often lack...More

Reviewed March 22, 2018

We booked this hotel when another hotel fell through during a conference in Fort Lauderdale. The hotel is close to the beach, but has very limited parking (not enough for all the guests), and there is nowhere safe to park nearby. Hotel was recently renovated...More

Thank William K
Response from Esteban G, Director Comercial at The Drift HotelResponded April 18, 2018

Dear Mr. William Kenyon, We are so sorry to hear that you found homeless compatriots in the streets like forgotten by the society. We checked our security cameras and verify that this man never showed a firearm to you; he simply begged alms from you...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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US$74 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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maryclem70
March 11, 2017|
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Response from Esteban G | Property representative |
So is !! We offer beach chairs or beach towels for your use without cost. Thank you very much for your inquiry !!
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RobDargel
January 14, 2016|
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Response from median_9 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, no they don't but they are only a block away from the beach and they give you beach chairs and towels. It is a lovely, quiet hotel.
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logginsirl
October 5, 2015|
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Response from cgarcia815 | Reviewed this property |
I think I recall there being a safe in the room inside of the closet but am not positive so I would call/email the management to verify. We did really enjoy our stay there and will go back in the future.
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"Ask for 2nd floor corner rooms, or any second floor."
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"Second floor rooms are safer from homeless people trying to get in through your windows."
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"Parking is minimal, but it is within walking distance of everything."
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"All the rooms we have stayed in have been wonderful!"
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