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Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 7 March 2015

We spent four delightful days at this location, just steps away from the ocean and pier. Hotel staff were extremely helpful. One little hiccup was handled by the front desk & management in a thoughtful and efficient manner. We would recommend this place to anyone who would like to enjoy the ocean, while having the privacy of a private space.

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1 Thank Lola_and_Jack
West Orange, New Jersey
1 review
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Reviewed 26 February 2015

We just returned from our 5 night stay at the windjammer. The accommodations were fine; however it was very clear that the "owners" of timesharers as I like to call them at windjammer are not very welcoming. My kids were not welcomed at the pool and you had to get up very early in the morning if you wanted to... More 

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6 Thank Tom O
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 26 February 2015

I was very fortunate to have snuck in when someone cancelled their room last minute. This was a last minute getaway and I have to say it was outstanding. The rooms are very quaint and very very clean. The entire staff starting with Francine, Shanise and Jimmy in the front to the cleaning crew were fantastic. The location is perfect... More 

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2 Thank Tony F
Columbus, Ohio
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 February 2015

Windjammer is essentially an old motel that has been renovated into various sized apartments. We stayed in a 2-bedroom unit, which was quite cramped. There is a tiny elevator to get from one floor to the other inside the unit. The downstairs had 2 bedrooms and a small bathroom. Take the elevator up and you have a kitchen, living room... More 

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2 Thank Foursome9193
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2015 via mobile

This was a great spot in Lauderdale by the Sea! Literally footsteps to the beach. The staff was very helpful and sweet. The rooms are spotless and comfy. They also have a local can driver Martin who works with the resort and offers discounts specifically for a The Windjammer patrons. Thanks for a memorable stay!!!

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3 Thank Funkyme1972
Red Bank, NJ
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2015

My husband I loved our visit to the windjammer ~~it was a great getaway~~loved our room~~the location~~the pool~~the view~~hope to go back ASAP this was a Rci exchange that worked out wonderfully ~~you won't be disappointed !!

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woodside new york
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Reviewed 27 January 2015

Stayed here over the MLK weekend with a large group for a surprise 60th birthday party. Everyone raved about their rooms or should I say mini apartments. Most rooms had king size beds , a nice kitchenette , large bathroom and a roomy living room / dining area including table and four chairs. The units were super clean , daily... More 

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Reviewed 6 January 2015

I live a half hour from the beach. I have been to most south florida beaches. Lauderdale by the Sea was a hidden gem till recently. Once you drive over the bridge from mainland onto this little beach city, you see lots of new beach themed art. There are many little restaurants, bars, icecream... right by the pier. All of... More 

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Newmarket, Canada
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Reviewed 5 January 2015

Without question this is the most unorthodox accommodation that I've ever stayed. Location is everything. First the layout. Two buildings run perpendicular to the road with a couple of end units facing the ocean. Each building is serviced by a pool area complete with new Weber BBQ. Pool areas are quaint with an east facing fence offering privacy and shelter... More 

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Fishkill, New York
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Reviewed 28 October 2014

Just returned from a visiting week in Florida and was really impressed with the Windjammer. We booked late and reserved the last available room, which was a studio overlooking the pool for two nights. We had planned to travel to the West Coast but decided to stay in the area - luckily room #9 was available for the remainder of... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family 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
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Windjammer Resort Hotel is located away from the crowds and sits on a wide and gorgeous palm-lined beach. Modern suites, all with kitchens, provide guests with superb views of the Atlantic Ocean and direct access to a pristine uncrowded beach. One block away is Pelican Square, the center of activity in the charming and secure seaside town of Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, on the east side of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Relaxation and comfort are assured with a pristine uncrowded beach, two heated pools, a well maintained facility, friendly staff and very clean apartments. Our beachfront property is a White Glove Award recipient from the Superior Small Lodging Association eight years in a row. Unique to the Windjammer Resort Hotel is that from our beach you can snorkel or dive to a renowned coral reef, walk to the best fishing/sightseeing pier in South Florida and to a variety of shopping, restaurants and bars. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Windjammer Resort

Address: 4244 El Mar Dr, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308-5440
Region: United States > Florida > Broward County > Lauderdale by the Sea
Price Range: $157 - $470 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Windjammer Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 33
Also Known As:
Windjammer Resort And Beach Club
Windjammer Resort & Beach Club Hotel Lauderdale By The Sea
Windjammer Resort Lauderdale By The Sea, Florida
Hotel Style:
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Lauderdale by the Sea
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Lauderdale by the Sea
#4 Family Hotel in Lauderdale by the Sea
#4 Romantic Hotel in Lauderdale by the Sea
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“Try to get room 16, direct view of the beach and a private sitting area.”
 of 5 bubbles GuelphTentRentals, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“ocean facing side, also the pool facing rooms”
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 of 5 bubbles 57JackieS, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The end units are the best around. They make you want to get up early and watch the sun rise.”
 of 5 bubbles X3078DPjimr, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The hotel has two buildings, I like the south one better.”
 of 5 bubbles Crmtv, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I'm partial to the south side building.. but some of the north side buildings' rooms have nice ocean views and balconies.”
 of 5 bubbles Aaron_in_NC, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
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