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The Big Coconut Guesthouse

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

The Big Coconut Guesthouse is an excellent place to stay. I was in this fantastic place in January 2017, the owner and the staff are very great people, they make you feel at home... I loved the happy hours on the weekend where all guest meet and get know each other, friends of guest were also very welcomed. It was...

Thank Gaetano L
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a new hotel, managed by David after the closure of the previous one. He managed to preserve almost all those traditions that gave such a charm to his previous hotel. A certain range of guests who remember each other. Cozy rooms. Daily high-quality cleaning of rooms with changing towels (Tom, you are a great fellow!). Small cute swimming...

1Thank Vladrom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Beautiful place to stay. We got stuck here because of the blizzard up north and the host went out of his way to accommodate us. This location is close to everything and really quite lovely. We will definitely be back.

1Thank marion7th
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Tom and I just returned from a delightful two-week stay at the Big Coconut. It's a great place to stay in Fort Lauderdale!!! Close to everything!!! David, Tom and Tim provide wonderful hospitality. The rooms are very spacious, beautifully decorated, and clean! The most impressive thing about the Big Coconut is the very welcoming vibe one gets from the owner,...

Thank Charles B
Cumberland, Rhode Island
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly staff and clientel. The owner is very accommodating. Very relaxing and quiet. My first stay, but plan to go back. Nice rooms, some are actually studio style apartments. Complimentary continental breakfast everyday and happy hour twice a week.

Thank Jim02864
Hyattsville, Maryland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have found the place we will be staying on vacation from here on out. It is managed by great people (David and Tom) and the service is completely designed with the guests in mind. The staff are very warm and welcoming (Tom and Tim) and go out of their way to make your stay as perfect as possible. We...

Thank Bill_and_Mike
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful treat to find and pleasure to stay in. Dave Hazel and Tim are so attentive and welcoming. The guesthouse it self is spotless and the rooms are very spacious. The pool area is super cozy and its clothing optional so you don't have to any white bits if you don't want any :p) There aren't many rooms...

1Thank Majid R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just finished a 15 night stay with the best host (David) and staff (Tim and Tom) we have had the pleasure of staying with in 17 years of vacations in Ft. La La. They are so attentive to everyone's needs. The place is well kept and the weekend Happy Hour with Hazel behind the bar is worth coming back...

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A huge THANK YOU to David for making an exception for my partner and me on a busy weekend. We were leaving on a cruise on a Sunday in February and only had two nights to stay in Ft. Lauderdale. David waived the usual three night weekend minimum and let us stay at his incredible guesthouse for two nights. I...

Thank Christian M
Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all the staff are great, everyone takes so much pride in their work (while having having fun), it's hard to tell the difference between the staff and the owner till you hear David laugh, it's so refreshing to see such pride. I'm a walker so the location is perfect for me, I'd walk down to the beach every...

1Thank mayned2017

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Breakfast Available
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Additional Information about The Big Coconut Guesthouse

Address: 1021 NE 13th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304-2218
Region: United States > Florida > Broward County > Fort Lauderdale
Price Range: $166 - $259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Choose a room depending on your needs. Some have full kitchens, others have small refrigerator and microwave.”
 of 5 bubbles Jim02864, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“15,16,25,26 are in a hallway”
 of 5 bubbles mayned2017, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“penthouse is the best room”
 of 5 bubbles RiverHouseInn1, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“First floor rooms provide easy access to the pool and courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles RSVP, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Tell Dave what you need at the time of Booking and he'll do well for you.”
 of 5 bubbles SanDiegoThumper, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
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