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The Reef Ocean Resort

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Waco, Texas
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We had an excellent time here! The people are friendly and helpful. The showers were hot and the room was cold after long days on the beautiful private beach connected to the property. We didn't use the pool but it also looked excellent. The rooms were a little outdated but everything was super comfortable. I would definitely visit again.

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Pueblo West, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

This place is clean (that is why it got 3 stars). The pool is small, the hottub is the size of a thimble (don't plan to use it, 3 people max). If you are a hotel person, this place is old and showing it's age, if you are thinking of trading you time share don't. The staff is not very...

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West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We lucked out when we booked this place. I didn't realize it is right next to the Vero Beach Resort and Spa, which charges more than twice as much. These are condos rented by the owners. Spring for the ocean side units and you won't be disappointed. However, bring your own beach chairs and umbrellas because there is no concierge....

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Ocala, Florida
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We come to the Reef Ocean every year for a week and love it. You cannot get closer to the beach! The staff is always welcoming and wonderful to us...everyone from the front office to the housekeeping and maintenance are all good folks. My only two complaints would be the parking is waaay too tight(I'd love to drive my truck...

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Key Largo, Florida
Reviewed 12 July 2016

My wife and I booked this resort for the second week in July. We have stayed in some nice resorts through our Starwood timeshare. We rolled over a week and used it outside of the usual Starwood group. Big mistake. While the staff have been really nice and the place seems pretty clean, it is like taking a trip back...

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Palm Harbor, Florida
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Lynette should not have a job for the embarrassment she put us through. This is really only a resort for "owners". There was a sweet young lady at the desk that made everything better for Lynettes actions. Lynette, the older women at the desk, was very rude the first morning we met her. We asked for a recommendation for breakfast...

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

My husband's family has had a timeshare here since the beginning, and now we do as well. Units are most comfortable for couples, but the efficiencies and one-bedroom units have pullout sofas that work for the kids. Before we had kids, we also stayed once in one of the studio units above the restaurant, which had a nice layout but...

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Thank TampaEditor
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Really loved the room here and the ease of access from the pool to the ocean. Very kid friendly and comfortable rooms. We used the grills quite frequently and brought our own food to cook for the week using the fully equipped kitchen. Plates, silverware, glasses... everything was there! If you have Netflix, bring your laptop for nightly entertainment as...

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

3rd year here for our mommy and son timeshare vacation. Laid back living to unwind and spend some quality family time together. Steps from the beach, pool, playground, non-motorized motorsports, restaurants and more.

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 28 March 2016

The location just can’t be beat. It is a clean, well maintained, low rise (two story) facility directly on a beautiful stretch of soft sand beach. Ground floor units have a walk-out to the ocean or pool and 2nd floor units have a comfortable balcony with a pleasant ocean view. The soft sand impediment-free ocean bottom is great for swimming...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about The Reef Ocean Resort

Address: 3450 Ocean Dr, Vero Beach, FL 32963-1683
Region: United States > Florida > Vero Beach
Price Range: $140 - $1,037 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Reef Ocean Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
The Reef Ocean Hotel Vero Beach
Reef Ocean Resort
The Reef Ocean Resort Vero Beach, Florida
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“Rooms facing ocean”
RayR367, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
“as near the ocean as possible 203 was good”
weloveholidaysuk_10, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Bring your own beach chairs and umbrella.”
georgemD2765LZ, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The steps to the second floor are pretty steep. The ocean view is "awesome", especially the sunrise!”
VacationBum_7, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Spend more on the ocean side because it's worth it.”
CBRabenecker, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
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