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The Desoto Inn

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Lovely seaside inn, nestled between beautiful parks, the intracoastal and the azure Atlantic. Footsteps to a very private beach. Minutes from attractions. Extremely clean, award winning studios and efficiencies. Free parking, bikes, beach chairs, umbrellas and towels. Tropical gardens with gazebos and bbq. Many amenities. Warm and friendly staff.
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Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
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Ft. Lauderdale Intl Airport4 km
Miami Intl Airport33 km
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The Desoto is a lovely little inn with 9 rooms or studios. Steve, the innkeeper is very nice, accommodating and full of local information. Love, love, love the tropical feel of the Inn and the outdoor thatched roofed pods complete with big tables, benches and bunches of pillows
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Response from beachnbum, innkeeper at The Desoto Inn
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you, thank you, thank you FloridaGirl, I want to hire you immediately to write about the Desoto! Your review has made our day. The staff is thrilled you were happy with the cleanliness of the rooms and my tail is wagging with joy about all of the amenities you so thoroughly described. I hope that you'll come back soon and often, we love having you with us and the reviews are an added bonus. Thank you again. Steve
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After a long flight we booked this hotel to re-energize before getting back to the regular routine. From our arrival we were amazed and taken by the location, accommodations and amenities. Just a few steps from a quiet beach, assigned parking and absolutely everything you will ne
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Not sure what else one would want. Quiet, clean, semi secluded, off the beaten path, steps away from beach. The owners are great and very accommodating. This isn't your typical hotel type experience. It's better.
Small but sufficient bathroom, nice size living room with tv, kin
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Response from beachnbum, innkeeper at The Desoto Inn
Responded 3 weeks ago
We are just as sorry that you had to leave douglasj355, but based on your wonderfully thoughtful review, I have a feeling you're already thinking about your next visit. It's always nice when guests notice some of the little things like all the beach paraphernalia and the biggies like"excellent" wi-fi. We are grateful to you for the lovely review and hope you will both be back soon. Steve
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We recently stayed at The Desoto Inn for two days in mid-September. After reading the wonderful reviews, I decided to take a chance. I have to admit I was a little nervous staying at a smaller (non-chain) hotel. I got an a email from the owner telling us that unfortunately he wo
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Response from beachnbum, innkeeper at The Desoto Inn
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you, thank you MLynn64 for your marvelous review. I can feel the "smitten" moment in your prose and I must admit, every time I walk through the entrance I feel the same. We are so lucky to have such a caring and sincere staff to make your stay memorable, and even luckier to have guests that appreciate the old-Florida charm of the Desoto. I'm glad the bikes offered a blast into the past and look forward to meeting you on your next visit, huury back and thanks again, we're grateful for every word in your review. Steve
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After all of the cookie-cutter hotels we have stayed in, this was a refreshing change. Our room was creatively and tastefully decorated with art made from recycled materials. The gardens are full of native Florida flowering plants and bushes, and the parrot and two cockatiels add
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Sunrise on the beach, steps from our room
Are small pets allowed (a 15 lb dog?
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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Hi ! I would like to know how can I get at this hotel from Fort Lauderdale Airport ( less expensive). And how much would it cost for a taxi ? Thank you I wait for your answer we really wan to go at this hotel it seems so beautiful.
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 away,depending on airport traffic. I hope that you'll stay with us soon, just call us for more information.
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Hi Steve, I have emailed you a few times through Tripadvisor as that is the only email address I can find but it is obvious that you don't receive them. It is concerning your advice on upgrading to a garden studio. Is this still available and if it is can I take up the offer of the upgrade and I will pay the extra when we arrive. Thank you John Dunsmore
Hi Steve. I was just wondering if you got my email. Thanks
Hi John, I have not received e-mails from you. We are expecting you on Sunday. You will be in efficiency B, that will also be your parking space letter. Door will be unlocked, and key inside in case we are away, or you arrive late. See you soon.
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Hi,This is a question for the manager. I am staying here from the 12th of June for 6 nights. Can you tell me what is the most convenient way to get there from Miami Int. airport then to Port of Miami after my stay. Is a taxi best or are there other ways. Also would it be possible to have a ground floor room as I have a dodgy knee. Thanks
Hello Mr. Dunsmore, We're happy you've chosen to stay with us prior to your cruise. You have three options for transportation to and from the ports. One option is of course, a taxi, however, taxis in south Florida can be a little iffy, and they are not inexpensive, so, while a taxi is an option, it's not my first recommendation. We recommend SuperShuttle - 800-258-3826, or book online.. The third option is Uber. You will have to download the app to your phone, but it's a great method all over the world. It's less expensive, the cars are clean, and the drivers are polite. If you use Uber, once you download the app, you will not even need your credit card, they'll have it on file, and you can connect to them almost any place in the world. Call me if you need more info on it. One last item - you have booked an efficiency, a small cozy space, that is very nice, and on the first floor. However, for $133.20 more (tax included), you can upgrade to a garden studio, also on the first floor, which is really more spacious, and offers a full kitchen, walk thru closet and large bath with walk-in shower. You can also e-mail us directly or call. Best regards, Steve
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"Not a bad room in the house!"
"Our room was perfect with a beautiful garden view."
"Small room with partial kitchen good for us for the two days. If staying longer, would get one of the larger rooms with a full kitchen."
"Each room provides a 16-ounce coffee maker. However, if you bring your own K-cups, they have a K-cup brewing machine for everyone to use."
"Units E, F, and A are all nice."
US$ 143 - US$ 167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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