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Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used an Interval International exchange for one bedroom apartment. The apartment was quite small but well furnished with a lovely patio overlooking the pool and ocean. Just opening the curtains in a morning was great for watching the sunrise. We really liked the friendly feeling of the resort and all the staff were very nice. We had a fully... More 

Thank weloveholidaysuk_10
Ellicott City, Maryland
Level Contributor
15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

An older resort. Not the Ritz, but everything you would need, including free WiFi. Perfect oceanfront location with excellent restaurant inside. Small pool. Close to other restaurants and shopping. Best part is endless beach right outside your patio. Enjoyed our stay.

Thank Sharon H
Union Springs, New York
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15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Just finished up a week at Reef Ocean and had a great time. This is about the 7th year in a row that we have stayed here. Rooms are clean and the ocean is just steps away. Kitchen has everything that you need - Office and housekeeping staff are terrific. It's got an old fashioned Florida feel that we really... More 

Thank barbara h
Glen Burnie, Maryland
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78 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

My wife and I have stayed here twice. It is a great location, with a very good restaurant on site.Local love the rest restaurant in off season so that tells you something about the quality of food. Resort people are very friendly and will help in any way they can. Accommodations are above average, clean but a little dated. We... More 

Thank George M
Vero Beach, Florida
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The resort has been there for years, is only two stories, is very clean, is within walking distance to everything, but has no elevator (should you be assigned to an upstairs room). The restaurant is Bobby's and the food is out of this world! The best thing about it is the location, it's right on the beach and the downtown... More 

Thank VacationBum_7
Waco, Texas
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We had an excellent time here! The people are friendly and helpful. The showers were hot and the room was cold after long days on the beautiful private beach connected to the property. We didn't use the pool but it also looked excellent. The rooms were a little outdated but everything was super comfortable. I would definitely visit again.

Thank K-Style R
Pueblo West, Colorado, United States
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36 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

This place is clean (that is why it got 3 stars). The pool is small, the hottub is the size of a thimble (don't plan to use it, 3 people max). If you are a hotel person, this place is old and showing it's age, if you are thinking of trading you time share don't. The staff is not very... More 

Thank Rick S
West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
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84 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We lucked out when we booked this place. I didn't realize it is right next to the Vero Beach Resort and Spa, which charges more than twice as much. These are condos rented by the owners. Spring for the ocean side units and you won't be disappointed. However, bring your own beach chairs and umbrellas because there is no concierge.... More 

Thank CBRabenecker
Ocala, Florida
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217 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We come to the Reef Ocean every year for a week and love it. You cannot get closer to the beach! The staff is always welcoming and wonderful to us...everyone from the front office to the housekeeping and maintenance are all good folks. My only two complaints would be the parking is waaay too tight(I'd love to drive my truck... More 

Thank senseiblackburn
Key Largo, Florida
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 July 2016

My wife and I booked this resort for the second week in July. We have stayed in some nice resorts through our Starwood timeshare. We rolled over a week and used it outside of the usual Starwood group. Big mistake. While the staff have been really nice and the place seems pretty clean, it is like taking a trip back... More 

Thank sdavids2003

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about The Reef Ocean Resort

Address: 3450 Ocean Drive, Vero Beach, FL 32963
Region: United States > Florida > Vero Beach
Price Range: ₹ 5,963 - ₹ 13,983 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Reef Ocean Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
The Reef Ocean Hotel Vero Beach
Reef Ocean Resort
Hotel Style:
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Vero Beach
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Vero Beach
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“as near the ocean as possible 203 was good”
 of 5 bubbles weloveholidaysuk_10, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Bring your own beach chairs and umbrella.”
 of 5 bubbles georgemD2765LZ, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The steps to the second floor are pretty steep. The ocean view is "awesome", especially the sunrise!”
 of 5 bubbles VacationBum_7, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Spend more on the ocean side because it's worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles CBRabenecker, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Get room facing ocean. Our room is facing the street”
 of 5 bubbles sdavids2003, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
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