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The Desoto Inn

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“tropical birds”(6 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Kitchenette
2 Star accommodation
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All reviewsbeach chairstropical birdsterrazzo floorscovered tableshollywood beachold floridafull kitchenliterally stepshalf blockbike pathfree bikeswe loved our stayhome away from homeevery morninglittle thingsa king size bedcouple of nights
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

Quaint, clean, great for taking a slowdown step back to your first trips to Florida. Location, location, location....steps to the beach and the bike path down to busy Hollywood beach. Not every convenience, but had a little kitchenette with fridge and all you need for...More

Thank luvstjohn50
Response from Steve W, innkeeper at The Desoto InnResponded 14 July 2018

Thanks for taking time to review us, I am so happy you enjoyed the old-Florida ambience. Remember to ask for the garden studio on your next visit, much larger kitchen, fridge and spacious living-sleeping area for just a few extra dollars. We'll work harder to...More

Reviewed 11 July 2018

My husband and I had the good fortune of staying at the Desoto Inn the weekend of 7/6/18-7/8-18. In short, this lovely hotel gracefully embodies the relaxing allure of Florida’s beach-side towns. The hotel itself is immaculately maintained and exudes genuine, “old-Florida” charm. Built in...More

Thank smiaguy30
Response from Steve W, innkeeper at The Desoto InnResponded 14 July 2018

When a review like yours comes along, I am so happy that we always go the extra mile to make sure that every guest has a memorable experience. We love to know that we have exceeded your expectations in some small way and we are...More

Reviewed 8 July 2018

The Desoto is a real gem if you are staying in South Florida! The grounds are filled with lounge chairs in a relaxing garden setting, with native plants and birds. Our whole family had the best time exploring the grounds, and watching birds and butterflies...More

Thank kjz0002
Response from Steve W, innkeeper at The Desoto InnResponded 14 July 2018

Thank you kjz0002, we are just as happy as you are that you found us, and we hope that we become a tradition when it comes to your south Florida getaways. I'm glad that your family enjoyed all of the little things that make the...More

Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

I stayed at the Desoto while attending a wedding in my hometown. I definitely recommend it if you're looking for convenient beach access (30 seconds walk) without the crowds. If you're familiar with the area, it's in between the main part of Hollywood Beach &...More

Thank Rebecca M
Response from Steve W, innkeeper at The Desoto InnResponded 28 June 2018

A one-of-a-kind review from a one-of-a-kind guest for a one-of-a-kind inn, that's my kind of posting. A big thanks for such a detailed a wonderful recap of your Desoto Oceanview Inn experience. You are just the kind of guest we love having here, someone who...More

Reviewed 25 June 2018

I had booked a quick weekend getaway to Ft. Lauderdale. Originally I was going to stay at a larger chain hotel. However, I wanted something closer to the beach. As I searched for a hotel, I found everything on the beach was out of my...More

Thank Peter O
Response from Steve W, innkeeper at The Desoto InnResponded 28 June 2018

Thank you for the swell review, Peter. It's guests like you that make the Desoto Oceanview Inn what it is today. Being away from the big chain hotels is a welcome relief for so many, and a surprise for others, but whether you come across...More

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Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Details
Price range
US$ 121 - US$ 163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Hollywood
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 121 - US$ 163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Hollywood
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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Traveller (234)
Room & Suite (46)
Pool & Beach (34)
Dining (4)
Family and Play Areas (8)
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lisa b
24 July 2017|
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Response from Steve W | Property representative |
Hi, sorry for the delay in responding to your inquiry. Pets are not allowed. We love 'em, but we can no longer permit pets at the inn. Steve
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Vittoria G
15 March 2017|
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Response from beachnbum | Property representative |
Wow, of all people, we should have answered this inquiry immediately. I am so sorry that we missed it. A taxi is just about $20.00, and Uber is between $12.00 and $15.00. We are only about ten to fifteen minutes... More
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Room Tips
"Our room was perfect with a beautiful garden view."
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"Small room with partial kitchen good for us for the two days. If staying longer, would get one of the larger..."
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"Each room provides a 16-ounce coffee maker. However, if you bring your own K-cups, they have a K-cup brewing..."
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"Units E, F, and A are all nice."
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