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Plattsburgh, New York
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our stay very much. Management is very accommodating and their service is truly excellent. The rooms are bright and clean with comfortable beds, and there is a very attractive pool area! Just a short walk to the beach and and active town center, with good restaurants, grocery and drug stores close by.

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Rosieres, Belgium
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Motel situated one block and a half from the beach. 10 minutes walk to the small town center with a few restaurants. Motel itself is small, but has a swimming pool next to the avenue. Rooms, and especially, batrooms are ancient and need modernizing. Owner and his wife often cannot be reached.

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Hunada A, Director of Sales at Castle by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you Yves for your review. We are glad you have enjoyed your stay and we do apologize for the fact the managing couple was not available to accomodate your needs. They are no longer with us . We are continously in the process of renovating our property and the bathrooms will be next on our list. we look forward...

Atlanta
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Hello travelers, I can't say enough about this great little motel. The hosts Chris and Ann go out of their way to make you feel at home. The location is perfect very near the beach and other attractions and restaurants and nightlife. The rooms are fabulous, extremely clean and has that authentic South Florida feel. This place will be my...

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Thank you, Trish, for such a great review! We are so glad you notice and appreciate our "perfect location" and our "fabulous, extremely clean rooms"! We want you to feel at home here. Come see us again! --Anne and Chris

Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed over New Years' holidays and loved it! The hotel is quite small (only 16 rooms), but in a perfect location if you want to enjoy the sun and sea. A beautiful sandy beach is just a few minutes' walk away from the hotel. Several bars/restaurants are nearby and there is a neighborhood (Publix) supermarket within walking distance, too....

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Thank you, Ivana! We really enjoyed having you and your friend here with us from Croatia! We are pleased that you "enjoyed the sun and sea; beach, restaurants, supermarket...all in walking distance." Thank you, very much, for the kind words regarding that we made you feel really welcome! Ginger and Sparky especially miss you! And the good food you gave...

Fort Myers Beach, Florida
Reviewed 4 January 2017

My husband and I just spent 3 days at the Castle by the Sea motel. It is truly a little gem. The location couldn't be better. It's just a block to the beach (by the way, they have beach chairs for your use) and two blocks to all the bars and restaurants that are located in the cute little square...

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Diana, thank you! We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us! We are glad you noticed that "the room was very clean with modern furniture." It was truly our pleasure to be "super nice"! We do it all here, and we want to be sure you enjoy your time here with us! Thank you, also, for feeling...

Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Cutest little place with the sweetest staff! Rooms are very clean and feature updated furniture. The bathrooms are a bit outdated, but nonetheless clean and comfortable. There is also a large mini fridge, microwave and coffee maker in the room. Also, very close to the beach and reasonable cost!!

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Thank you for the good review! We are happy that you found our "cutest little place, close to the beach, at a reasonable cost." And thank you, very much, for noticing that our rooms are "very clean with updated furniture ". We look forward to seeing you again, Jerika! --Anne and Chris

Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed November 25 - November 30, 2016. Great location approximately two minute walk to beach and restaurants. Room was clean and updated. Anne the manager was very helpful and friendly. Price was very reasonable for area.

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Thank you very much for your wonderful review! We enjoyed having both of you here with us, from Ohio! We are glad you enjoyed our great location and our updated and clean rooms, at a reasonable rate. We sincerely hope to see you again! --Anne and Chris

Apollo Beach, Florida
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Love being a block from the Ocean but nestled in a Quiet Niche with Everything You Want in a Vintage Location. Both times we stayed in rooms being stylishly updated, while retaining elements of a bygone era, such as tile and Brickwork... Love it

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Thank you so much for coming back to see us so soon! We are happy that you enjoy our unique location, nestled in a quiet niche, one block from the ocean, and a short walk to just about everything. And we are glad you enjoyed our updated rooms, and more improvements ongoing. I so enjoyed our conversation, before you left,...

boston
Reviewed 14 November 2016

I have stayed at numerous hotels and resorts. This is a small quaint motel, in the process of being renovated.. We had arrived early and were greeted by the General Manger Anne Johnson. WOW she was extremely accommodating, Ann said the room was ready and showed us to our location. The room was exceptional, and not just that the refrigerator...

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Thank you, so very much, for such a wonderful review! Thank you, especially, for the A+++ ratings on cleanliness, our new IKEA furniture and mattresses, and our location! And we are always delighted to deliver to our guests A+++ service! Our renovations continue. We enjoyed have you and George here with us! We look forward, with pleasure, to seeing you...

Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Castle by the Sea has a great location.Anne Johnson General Manager is extremely helpful. While it is an older building all rooms have been redone or are in process. Extremely clean and nice pool area. Definitely would go back.

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Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are happy you enjoyed our "extremely clean rooms and nice pool area"! As you noticed, all our rooms have been recently renovated with more improvements in progress. And we may see you at "Seafood Sam's"! We look forward to having you here as our guest when you return to the area!...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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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)
Located in the town of Lauderdale-by-the-sea, this hotel is 2 minutes' walk from the beach with many restaurants, eateries and shopping a short 10 minute walk. It features an outdoor swimming pool and Wi-Fi in all areas. A microwave and refrigerator come standard in each room at Castle by the Sea. Select rooms feature fully equipped kitchens. A flat-screen TV is included. Beach towels and sand chairs are available to guests at Castle by the Sea. Guests will be 5.4 miles from Pompano Beach Municipal Golf Course, 20 minutes from Fort Lauderdale Airport and Port Everglades and only 30 minutes from Miami Beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Castle by the Sea

Address: 4520 N Ocean Dr, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308-3611
Region: United States > Florida > Broward County > Lauderdale by the Sea
Price Range: $117 - $261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Castle by the Sea 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Several room are right at poolside”
 of 5 bubbles LarrySK49, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Take a room in the back”
 of 5 bubbles Yves_dementen, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We loved our room close to the pool and was on the ground floor, made it easy to bring everything in for a stay !!!”
 of 5 bubbles 158angiej, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms are upstairs, no elevator. So you get a workout.”
 of 5 bubbles flbeachygirl, 20 May 2016 | Read review
“I like ground floor by the pool which was all to myself, everyone hit the beach when I was there.”
 of 5 bubbles JustNan23, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
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