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New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First trip back here in a few years. Just as satisfying as ever with clean, spacious and delightfully decorated studios, full kitchen, good wifi, excellent location, reasonable rates, gracious hosts. Support this local business...they are working hard to maintain the low-key, unique character of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I recently spent four nights at this small and nicely decorated "boutique hotel". The hotel has twelve rooms; we stayed on the upper level. The room was comfortable and included a kitchenette. Importantly, it was very quiet, very little traffic but within easy walking distance to the center of Lauderdale by the Sea. Gerry, the manager was...

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Toronto
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife, 7 month old son and I stayed at this terrific Mexican themed intimate hotel and it was nothing short of amazing! Cristie, Marc, Gary & Rosa were top notch hosts that make you feel at home in their private villa setting. The facilities and amenities are absolutely clean and always available. They were very accommodating considering we needed...

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Thank Scott M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We absolutely loved staying at the Blue Seas Courtyard and would definitely recommend it to all our family and friends. Compared to the other hotels on the street, it is open concept while being giving guests their privacy when swimming in the pool. We also enjoyed the Mexican decor. See you again Blue Seas!

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved staying at this hotel. It is lovingly decorated with collections of mexican crafts that the owners have collected for many years. The rooms were spacious, clean and very comfortable. We had a one bedroom suite that was off of a peaceful, lovely courtyard that was lushly filled with plantings surrounding a pool. A peaceful, charming place home away...

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BlueSeasCourtyard, Owner at Blue Seas Courtyard, responded to this review

Thank you Jean & Jeff; We love it when guests tell us that the hacienda is even better in person than in the photos. Usually it is the other way around! See you on your next visit! Best wishes, Cristie

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hello all, I read the reviews about Blue Seas before booking and discarded a couple because of the silliness of their comments. Besides, it was actually their website which sold me on the hotel. The history of the hotel, pictures and the gumption of the then young couple to totally transform the business is what sold me. I had to...

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BlueSeasCourtyard, Owner at Blue Seas Courtyard, responded to this review

Well,...we certainly enjoyed reading your review! I know I feel similarly when I find delightful accommodations that makes my vacation a very special experience. It is not something you can get from a big box hotel chain hotel. Actually at our hacienda it is more like staying at an AIRBNB because guests are staying at our extended home...but with the...

Springfield, Ohio
Reviewed 11 December 2016

I rented two rooms mid week for my husband, my daughter in law and her children and myself. On our first day, we went to the beach and entertained my sister, her husband and their daughter in law with two infants. We returned to the villa for lunch and use of the pool. I checked with Cristie regarding use of...

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BlueSeasCourtyard, Owner at Blue Seas Courtyard, responded to this review

We truly appreciate that even though you were disappointed with our guest policy you still gave us 3 stars for a wonderful, clean boutique hotel! That was very, very kind of you. Our little resort was completely booked that weekend so when that happens we have to be careful that our guests don't have too many visitors. After we noticed...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

A very special little hacienda! Beautifully decorated, very spacious rooms, impeccably clean, peaceful pool courtyard. The owners, as well as Gary and Rosa, are all so friendly and are all very busy constantly maintaining to keep the location perfect. Very close to the center of town where there always seems to be something fun going on. It's right across the...

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Ohio
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Very clean and cute 12 room room hotel with full kitchen. It's like having the pool to yourself. The beach is a short walk across the street and there are plenty of restaurants within walking distance. I've stayed here twice in the summer of 2016. I'm coming back in December of 2016 and April of 2017. If you have more...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Just to say well done to Cristie and Marc. Open since the 70's amd still clearly a labour of love. You can always tell by attention to detail. For example the wall stencils have been finished by hand and not just spray painted. Small but adequate kitchenette. Bed superbly comfortable but could be little soft for someone that needs a...

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BlueSeasCourtyard, Owner at Blue Seas Courtyard, responded to this review

Thank you for your Labour of Love review! We love offering travelers a unique seaside boutique hotel experience they will always remember. All the best, Cristie

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Blue Seas Courtyards is a charming boutique hotel that offers the unique feel of Old World Mexico in a beachside setting. Inside and out the Blue Seas Courtyard is an artist's paradise offering delightfully decorated accommodations and lush, tropical grounds. We are excellently located just one block from the village square day and night amenities and 50 feet from the beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Seas Courtyard

Address: 4525 El Mar Drive, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308
Region: United States > Florida > Broward County > Lauderdale by the Sea
Price Range: $238 - $284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Blue Seas Courtyard 2.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Blue Seas Courtyard Hotel Lauderdale By The Sea
Courtyard Blue Seas
Courtyard Lauderdale By The Sea
Lauderdale By The Sea Courtyard
Blue Seas Courtyard Lauderdale By The Sea, Florida
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#3 Family Hotel in Lauderdale by the Sea
#3 Romantic Hotel in Lauderdale by the Sea
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Lauderdale by the Sea
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“If you have limited mobility, difficulity climbing stairs and or use a wheel chair, choose a room on the bottom level.”
 of 5 bubbles 466allend, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We loved the pool side rooms, but if you are looking for something more private choose the second floor rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles laurasI965YO, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 12 has a new air conditioner, but call if you want more information as Cristie will advise you which room would suit your needs.”
 of 5 bubbles My_lover_boy, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Quieter rooms are on the second level. Poolside will be a bit noisier as expected.”
 of 5 bubbles Janster1, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“While we prefer the ocean view of a second floor room, amenities of other rooms include a swimming pool just outside their doors.”
 of 5 bubbles robertleeerickson, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
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