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Boxford, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great spot, each room is a little different. 29 was perfect for a couple (small kitchenette, walk through closet area, big tv, king bed, full ocean view). Towels are scarce so we hoarded and hid them, the office isn't open late so think ahead, washer and dryer can be used during the day, comfy and handy staying here. You are...

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Teresa D, Manager at Southern Seas, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with Southern Seas On The Ocean; we are happy to hear you had a nice time and were able to enjoy the beautiful Lauderdale By the Sea a quaint and charming town, Southern Seas is unique as it sits directly on the Ocean. We take pride in insuring our guest are relaxed and comfortable. We have...

St. Moritz, Switzerland
Reviewed 17 February 2017

This was our first time to the Southern Seas, but certainly not our last. We loved the place and the clean, spacious unit we had. Teresa is a very capable GM and goes out of her way to guarantee satisfaction of her guests. We had a unit with full kitchen and very nice dishes and everything you could think of....

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Teresa D, General Manager at Southern Seas, responded to this review

We are so happy that you had a great stay. Our goal is to insure our guest get to have a relaxed and enjoyable time, and get to have a positive experience. I am humbled and grateful, I will share your message with the staff, thank you for the wonderful review, we look forward to your return. Hugs, Teresa

PRESQUE ISLE
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Rooms were clean, not very modern but comfortable. They have all the pool and beach toys you could need. Laundry room available for a fee. Close to nightlife, plus local transportation is right out the door.

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Teresa D, Manager at Southern Seas, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay at Southern Seas. we are glad that you had the opportunity to visit our little hidden escape. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay, we look forward to your next visit. Hugs, Teresa

Galion, Ohio
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Just returned from another great trip to LBTS & stay @ Southern Seas. As always Teresa the GM was fantastic and very accommodating!! This was our 2nd time at Southern Seas and must say it never disappoints. We love how quiet the complex is and the private beach is awesome. We stayed in unit #14 and just loved it. The...

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West Melbourne, Florida
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing place. Setting directly on the beach with a quiet atmosphere you can relax and enjoy the sunshine. We loved the staff m. I actually left a present behind and they found it for me. Rooms are super clean which is huge to me. I plan to go back.

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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

I love that this place is right on the beach. A little run down, but Quaint. Cozy. Friendly. My only issue is that the walls are super thin and you can hear everything in and above the surrounding rooms. There is not someone on premise 24 hours as far as I could tell, so when there was an issue with...

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Madeira Beach, Florida
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Hated having to pay over $400 bucks per night, but very convenient for my husband and mother and myself. This was 2 bedroom and 2 bath. Kings in both with TV's. Large kitchen, dining, and livingroom (65" TV), large wet bar and the biggest private deck EVER!!!! The deck was worth the extra price. So nice having a large outside...

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Teresa D, General Manager at Southern Seas, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay at Southern Seas! We are glad that you got to enjoy a piece of our paradise and we look forward to your next visit. Hugs, Teresa

Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Efficiency 19 is BEAUTIFUL, clean, decorated perfectly, and the WINDOWS they look out at the whole beach its gorgeous! It is right on the beach and the perfect size for any couple wanting to get away. I loved the town I loved the resort and the people and everything is within walking distance.

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Teresa D, Front Office Manager at Southern Seas, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to provide such a nice review and I'm glad you had a great time! Hope to see you again very soon.

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, clean rooms and grounds. And directly on the beach, in a quiet neiborhood and walking distance from the nearby restaurants. Can't ask for more, really. Would definately return. Stayed in room 36 which has a fantastic beach view!

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Teresa D, Manager at Southern Seas, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with Southern Seas "On the Ocean" . Our goal is to insure our guest have a relaxing and enjoyable stay, it is rewarding to hear how much you enjoyed your stay. We thank you for your kind review and look forward to your return. Hugs Teresa

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Nice location. Small pool, with poor water quality. Rooms ac work Ok but this wall units don't cool as expected specially in summer.This is our second visit and kind of disssapointed on this one. Some people act like the own the place, checking everything all around.Probably they think your an alien.Anyway who cares. I guessed they are just customers like...

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Teresa D, Manager at Southern Seas, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear you had difficulty with other guests, perhaps you could have informed the office to assist you with your situation. We treat all of our guests the same and want to make sure everyone is safe and enjoys themselves while staying here. As for AC, we have a variety of rooms and some rooms have central...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Southern Seas is located directly on the ocean with one of the largest beach frontages in Broward county, including over 150 ft of private beach overlooking the Atlantic ocean. Close to fun & yet far away from the crowds. Start the day relaxing by the ocean under our palm trees. Enjoy a nice swim in our heated swimming pool, or walk our expansive beach. We can assist you with connecting with many of the activities in the area, like snorkeling, diving, exploring our revered treasure, the three natural living coral reefs, just 100 yards off-shore. We offer free parking, beach chairs, wi-fi. Many have made their stay a tradition. Join us at this beautiful piece of paradise. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Southern Seas

Address: 4520 El Mar Dr, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308-3608
Region: United States > Florida > Broward County > Lauderdale by the Sea
Price Range: ₹ 7,853 - ₹ 14,725 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Southern Seas 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Southern Seas Hotel Lauderdale By The Sea
Souters Hotel On The Ocean
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#4 Top resorts Hotel in Lauderdale by the Sea
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Lauderdale by the Sea
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“29 was perfect for a couple (small kitchenette, walk through closet area, big tv, king bed, full ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles tgunnarsson, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room #14 was perfect!!”
 of 5 bubbles LetsFindSomeSun, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try to pick rooms right on the ocean if you desire quiet all the time.”
 of 5 bubbles MadBeachMel, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Efficiency 19 is BEAUTIFUL! It is right on the beach and the perfect size for any couple wanting to get away. I loved the town I loved the resort and the people and everything is within walking distance. ”
 of 5 bubbles dd4192, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Southern Seas building around the pool. Other 2 buildings, Salti Seas and Sun Fun appeared quieter”
 of 5 bubbles ktjnemo, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
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