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The Reef

Expedia.comUS$ 110*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I don't like to stay in this place again,they doesn't clean the room thoroughly,they doesn't leave toiletry ,No telephone inside the room to call front desk ,you have to walk couple blocks to ask them ,if you got lucky to find someone in the front desk,if you check out early morning you have to leave your key in the box...

Thank percygrate
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The Reef is a very clean modern no frills hotel. The hotel is just a short walk to the beach in a very quiet area near the W Hotel. The biggest con is that the adjoining room doors are paper thin and we could hear every sound from the room next door, including snoring and coughing. Also, check-in is three...

Thank Dave W
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Too many problems for the price they charge (mid-range). There was no toilet paper holder in the bathroom, a broken light in the living room, no bathtub stopper, the keys did not work and required a lot of fiddling, they gave you two towels and nothing else (no wash cloths, etc) for a couple, there was one tiny towel rod,...

2Thank AJontheroad
Reviewed 5 July 2016

To check into The Reef, you have to go to another hotel one block or so away. Not a big deal at all. When we got the keys, they hard hard keys (not card keys). Still not a biggie. When opening the door, it makes this screeching noise every time. We got inside the room, and it was just sad....

5Thank Charnie M
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We stayed at the Reef, part of the North Beach Village group from 30th June till 4th of July with 4 adults. As we stayed before at a couple of other resorts of this NBV group, we expected the Reef to be of the same quality and standard. Boy, were we wrong ! I booked by phone two rooms and...

2Thank gerardus t
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Very nice! Outside of hotel is pretty decent and kept up but doesn't compare with inside at all. Inside is all redone, vey nice, very clean, huge beds which are extremely comfy and great decor too. I was shocked at how nice it was because it was one of the cheapest and so close to the beach as well as...

Thank floridagirllll
Arnold, Maryland
Reviewed 2 May 2016

My husband and I stayed in The Reef for one night before our 7 day cruise. When we first pulled up to the hotel we loved the way it looked. Very modern and sleek. It was very reasonably priced for being a couple blocks from the beach and near the center of everything. Where you check in is not far...

Thank Frisch517
Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed 30 April 2016

We booked into this hotel in April. We arrived at about 9pm, it was quite dark. We could not find reception so asked someone that was sitting by the pool. They said you had to check in at their other hotel down the road, about 4 places down the road. So after checking in, i asked at reception could they...

1Thank JennyC3
Morgantown, West Virginia
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here for spring break. The price was awesome, and we were a block away from the beach. Very close to some great places to eat and drink! The rooms were huge and clean. The only problem I had was that each room had different appliances with them.

Thank cbuser0227
Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

My husband and I wanted to find a budget friendly clean hotel near the beach and that we did! The other reviews were correct, you have to go to the adjacent property to check in, and they do manage several different properties. We were a very late high check in and they were very kind, friendly and quick to respond...

Thank shanda j

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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about The Reef

Address: 505 Orton Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304-4084 (Formerly Rainbow Beach Resort)
Region: United States > Florida > Broward County > Fort Lauderdale > Central Beach
Price Range: ₹ 6,286 - ₹ 10,174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Reef 2.5*
Number of rooms: 37
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Also Known As:
Rainbow Beach Hotel Fort Lauderdale
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“Stay somewhere else.”
AJontheroad, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“No elevator. If you can't do stairs, better ask for lower level”
charniem2016, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“No elevator. So if you have trouble with stairs or to much luggage you may want to ask for the lower level.”
Frisch517, 2 May 2016 | Read review
“There are no lifts, this wasn't the easiest as we had heavy bags, i would ask to book a ground floor room.”
JennyC3, 29 Apr 2016 | Read review
“No Phones in Room?”
bgoodwin8210, 16 Mar 2016 | Read review
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