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84 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well, this isn't your typical timeshare resort. Dating back to the 30's this place is pure old Florida. Located on the beach there are 4 building, 2 old and 2 new ( 1980's new). Two pools and a very very active bar, that is packed with locals nearly every day. Music on Sundays and at least three other nights. Food... More 

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Sudbury, Canada
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313 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the first time we visited this place 6 years ago, we fell in love.....not sure if our age but a very nostalgic resort of simpler times.......rustic....quaint......right on the ocean, a couple of pools, restaurant on site.....close to restaurants, shops and boutiques, from food, dessert like freshly made ice cream, shops, restaurants etc.....no doubt we will return.....it'sorely a magical place....check... More 

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Moorpark, California
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30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

This review is based on rooms in Building A. I believe there are better units available so make sure you are not staying in building A. Unit has a kitchenette, no stove. Bedroom is jammed into a closet sized box. Unit is very dated and smells musty. You have to climb over the bed to get out. I'm not very... More 

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Powell, Ohio
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The Driftwood was a very different place to say the least. What makes it special are the owners who go there. Some of them have been going for years and years the same week and they all know each other. They were very nice and invited my husband and I to their Happy Hour. We were there right after the... More 

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Jeanne M, General Manager at Driftwood Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. It's always great to hear from new visitors. Glad the repairs we had to make after Hurricane Matthew didn't hamper your stay with us. Come back again soon! Jeanne L. Radlet, GM More 

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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This historical site was awesome. Everything we needed was in walking distance., the beach, restaurants, shopping. It was so enjoyable. The nearby restaurants and local eateries were amazing. We had a huge room and awesome view of the ocean with 2 pools to choose from and the best restaurant right at the Driftwood. We will be back!

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Jeanne M, General Manager at Driftwood Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us. The views from many of our rooms really are wonderful and we're glad you were able to secure one of them for your stay. Come back again soon! Jeanne L. Radlet, GM More 

florida, usa
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15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Took a long weekend in August 2016. It was around a four hour drive. Didn't have reservations anywhere, drove by this resort, it caught our eye and decided to check to see if they have a room available. Very rustic, old school resort. They did have a room, right on the Atlantic Ocean. It was a nice room, clean, little... More 

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Jeanne M, General Manager at Driftwood Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we're glad you were able to find a room with us and that you enjoyed your stay. Come back again soon!! Jeanne L. Radlet, GM More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I would definitely eat here again the Ambiance is amazing we were outside it was a harvest moon and you could hear the waves. We were in the mood for beef we chose it because they had prime rib for $20 we weren't disappointed wasn't the best prime rib I ever had but it was very good Caesar salad was... More 

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Jeanne M, General Manager at Driftwood Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we're glad you enjoyed your time at Waldo's and hope you return again soon! Jeanne L. Radlet General Manager More 

Orange, California, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

The resort overlooks the ocean, just steps from the beach. You couldn't ask for a better view and is ideal for a fabulous getaway. The Driftwood is on the National Historic Registry and has been well taken care of. The rooms are remodeled and very comfortable. Great pools, impeccable grounds and very friendly staff. Waldo's bar and restaurant on site... More 

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Lecanto, Florida
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3 reviews
Reviewed 31 August 2016

One of the best things about the Driftwood, is that it is right on the beach! This place is older, but takes you back in time! We stayed in one of the cottages, so it was great to have our own little place with kitchen, living room and a bedroom with kingsize bed and a jacuzzi tub. My granddaughter and... More 

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Jeanne M, General Manager at Driftwood Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and kind words about the Driftwood. We're glad you enjoyed your stay and hope that you will return again! Jeanne L Radlet, GM More 

Winter Springs, Florida
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19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Unique character along with old Florida charm. Directly on the beach . Location location location ! Restraunts within walking distance. Parking is an issue. Most every employee was friendly with the exception of one women. I am unable to use the rating system on this page.

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Jeanne M, General Manager at Driftwood Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we appreciate your kind words. Parking is indeed an issue and unfortunately there is no space to add more slots. I hope you were able to secure a spot without too much trouble. We hope you will come back again soon. Jeanne L Radlet GM More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Funky, eclectic oceanfront resort with two of its buildings listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. 100 rooms and suites of varying sizes all with some kitchen facilities. Old Florida at its best, rocking chairs in front of every unit to gaze at the ocean while enjoying a beverage from the on site restaurant, Waldo's, the last of the Great American Hangouts! With 9 buildings on the property, there is something to please nearly every taste. Located right in the heart of the beach business district there are more than a dozen restaurants and lounges within walking distance and a newly renovated city park right next door with wonderful playground equipment for the kids. Join us for fun and relaxation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Driftwood Resort

Address: 3150 Ocean Dr, Vero Beach, FL 32963-1954
Region: United States > Florida > Vero Beach
Price Range: ₹ 9,802 - ₹ 11,378 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Driftwood Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Driftwood Hotel Vero Beach
Driftwood Resort Vero Beach
Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Vero Beach
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Vero Beach
#11 Family Hotel in Vero Beach
#12 Romantic Hotel in Vero Beach
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“If you can get above the restaurant...perfect view of the ocean...”
 of 5 bubbles Norm907, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had a 2nd floor condo adjacent to Waldos but the music stopped at 10:00 and never bothered us at all.”
 of 5 bubbles sharona126, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“On the weekends expect some party people.”
 of 5 bubbles jeepdog01, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I would suggest staying in the Cottage units instead of the multi-floor units, as it has more room,quaint and quieter!”
 of 5 bubbles 343judyb, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All oceanfront rooms have great views. Depends on how big or small your need is for space. All rooms are a bit different.”
 of 5 bubbles christine34748, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
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