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Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We showed up early and was able to check in right away. We liked the size of the Hotel, and the way it was laid out.. The staff was awesome,,Came to our room a few times to see if we needed anything.. I love the location, just a very short walk to the beach, and to Shopping. We also loved...

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Columbia, Maryland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small and older hotel in North Fort Lauderdale and has a boat load of positive things going for it. It's a block from a great beach, very clean rooms, good size rooms, has a nice pool, provides free beach towels and chairs, etc. Also, we received excellent service from Monica. We arrived at 4:52pm which was 8...

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Charlestown
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at The Great Escape for the first time in February. The hotel we usually stay at was booked so we took a chance based on the reviews that it was a clean, well kept small motel. It was! Our room #109 was immaculate. It also has its own large private patio with lounge chairs and...

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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

A 12 room motel, this accommodation is very clean and a 5 minute walk to the beach, restaurants and a Publix grocery store. The staff is very friendly, accommodating and gave us beach chairs and an umbrella daily at no charge. Our room was on the main floor with 2 comfortable double beds, a small fridge and microwave and a...

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Monica W, Manager at Great Escape Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback

Longport, New Jersey
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This Inn was really bad...rooms look way different on-line...ceiling had cracks, ceiling fan was had all black dirt on there and under the counter I asked the hotel rep why it looked the way it did, she said it was from exterminator spray which made it worse. Bathrooms really old and no hooks to put robes or room for anything...even...

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Monica W, Manager at Great Escape Inn, responded to this review

The pictures on our website are current. We had some furniture and artwork upgrades to our larger rooms, and we continue to make improvements to all of our hotel rooms. We replace our mattresses as needed. We have added brand new ironing boards and irons to each of the rooms. Due to guest requests, we have also now added microwaves...

Utah
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

This motel was the perfect fit for us. The room was clean and well laid out. It's so nice to have a kitchen stocked with all the pans and plates etc. The pool was a little cool but clean. The ocean is a short walk (1 min) to the east. They have beach towels and chairs available for free at...

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Monica W, Manager at Great Escape Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and writing this wonderful review!

Sainte-Therese, Quebec
Reviewed 3 February 2017

I've been to Lauderdale-by-the-sea many times but a first at this motel last January. It was one of my favorite so far. I had booked a deluxe room with two double beds and it was just perfect for my first week alone and the second one when my best friend joined me. It was spacious enough, well stocked for our...

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Monica W, Manager at Great Escape Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review. We are very grateful to have you as our guest!

Oostkamp, Belgium
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We stayed there for 10 days. The motel was situated on a great location, very close to the beach and restaurants. It was directly situated on the main road but this did not bother us, because we are used to busy roads. We found the motel a bit dated, but as we booked it via hotwire we knew it would...

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Monica W, Manager at Great Escape Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for your feedback. We continue to work to improve our guests vacation experience. Understanding how crucial excellent housekeeping is, we will implement new rules to put our housekeeping back in excellent. We offer complementary beach chairs and umbrellas. There is a replacement fee if they are lost. We want our guests to be...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We were so excited to stay here because of the TripAdvisor certificate of excellence and our love for this city. But our stay left much to be desired. Twice we had the housekeeping staff burst into our room, invading our privacy. There's no security chain or anything to keep them out and they can and do unlock the deadbolt! The...

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Monica W, Manager at Great Escape Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We continue to work on improving our guest's comfort. -We value our guest's privacy and room entree procedures were reinforced with our staff. We will be modifying our door locks for added security. There are housekeeping "do not disturb" signs for the doors in each room and we encourage our guests to use them....

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We stayed in the penthouse suite and it was lovely!. The 2 bedrooms were large, plenty of closet space with hangers, bureaus to store clothing, luggage racks to place suitcases on. The kitchen was large and fully stocked with cooking tools (though all we did was reheat pizza!); full size fridge for drinks, leftovers, etc. The living room was large...

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Monica W, General Manager at Great Escape Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Only a block away from the beach, the Great Escape Inn is conveniently located in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, a picturesque seaside village nestled between Ft. Lauderdale and Pompano Beach. Guests at the Inn enjoy a heated pool, complimentary high speed wireless Internet access, and TVs with cable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Great Escape Inn

Address: 4620 N Ocean Dr, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308-3620 (Formerly Great Escape Hotel)
Region: United States > Florida > Broward County > Lauderdale by the Sea
Price Range: ₹ 5,899 - ₹ 11,344 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Great Escape Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Hotel Style:
#7 Romantic Hotel in Lauderdale by the Sea
#8 Family Hotel in Lauderdale by the Sea
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Lauderdale by the Sea
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“Room upstairs quieter”
kimlS2643OO, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We got the king room upstairs which was very large.”
danfox594, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room off the main roadway”
larrywL9031FM, 30 May 2015 | Read review
“room 101 is by the road and can be noisy get further back if possible”
gerryr875, 18 May 2015 | Read review
“If you want to save $; have a desire to use the kitchen; and stay at the beach or away from the motel perhaps acceptable. AVOID the end room”
artmom60, 23 Mar 2015 | Read review
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