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Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 12 November 2015

The Walkabout Beach Resort is under new ownership and is getting a complete face lift, including hurricane windows, Italian tile, and a brand new paint job. The Walkabout used to stand out as the art moderne-style pink hotel on the north end of the Broadwalk, but now it's a very lovely pistachio and white. It looks amazing! Veronica and her...

1Thank Steve C
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Reviewed 3 November 2015

I was extremely surprised to find such a great place on Hollywood beach! The room was extremely clean and comfortable, the views were breathtaking and each night the Tiki Bar was a great place to meet locals.

1Thank Gil S
Irwin, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 28 October 2015

The beach cottage we stayed in was absolutely adorable! The cottage was very, very clean, and came with a sunroom to sit and enjoy morning coffee while watching the sunrise. There was also a cute gazebo in the front yard that was perfect to sip cocktails. The broadwalk is right outside the cute white fence that surrounds the cottage. It...

3Thank 724midge63
Los Alamos, New Mexico
Reviewed 15 September 2015

I had reservations at another Inn, which I thought was a regular motel. It turned out to be a bed and breakfast. I didn't understand that the envelope on the door was an envelope--with instructions, as the office was closed. So, luckily my driver knew about WalkAbout, and luckily they had a vacancy. The room was charming, right on the...

Thank RhetaJacque
Hollywood, Florida
Reviewed 8 September 2015

A friend rented a room for a bunch of people for the weekend and I was able to part take. They have a nice room, decently modeled but seemed clean. The hotel is inches from the sand and has a nice tiki bar right in the courtyard. The location is really amazing and you can't miss it with the pink...

2Thank manzellam
Miami, Florida
Reviewed 24 August 2015

We were celebrating my husband B-Day and we stayed from Thursday to Sunday . It was a fantastic week-end !!! We had a blast The rooms are very comfortable , spacious and clean, but the most important thing is, that the staff treat you like royalty , the are extremely nice especially Veronica, Sherry , Cherece and Chenille , they...

4Thank ilypri p
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2015

Walkabout Beach Resort is located directly on the broadwalk on Hollywood beach. The area is more relaxed than Fort Lauderdale or Miami so it's great for parents and older people looking for a place to unwind. The rooms are excellent - spacious, clean and well appointed. Apparently the occupancy was a little lower than usual the weekend I visited and...

1Thank andrew m
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

We are locals who go to Hollywood Beach almost every weekend. Stopped here to have a beer because the sign said "$2 Walkabout Resort Ale drafts," but when we cashed out we were charged $3 a beer. When I asked, we were told that the special price was only for 12 Oz., not the 16 we were served. In all...

1Thank SalvageConsultant
Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed 22 July 2015

my wife and I have stayed there twice and both times have had the best experience of all our holiday locations. sherry and staff are fabulous and this hotel has it all. premium location, clean rooms, great service and staff, and a tiki bar. located right on the boardwalk close to restaurants and entertainment. our room had a kitchenette which...

Thank ed b
Temple Hills, Maryland
Reviewed 13 July 2015

I was delighted to open my door and find a clean and neatly composed room. I could see the ocean from my window. Everyday I had the choice of the ocean and boardwalk to use. Cute Tiki bar on site and even live music. I highly recommend this hotel, the service was personal and staff made you feel at home....

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The WalkAbout Beach Resort is a cozy family-owned and operated hotel located ON THE BROADWALK in Hollywood Beach, Florida. Our boutique, 8-room hotel was built in 1950, and it is one of the last remaining beachfront hotels designed in the Art Deco style.Our guests enjoy a wide array of amenities that include: ocean front rooms, a large tiki bar in our courtyard, seating alongside the Hollywood broadwalk, scenic views of the beach, nearby shops and restaurants, free wifi, free cable, on-site washer/dryer, live music, and fresh linens daily. Our staff is extremely friendly and professional, and we are always nearby to assist with any special requests. Hollywood Beach is one of the premier beach destinations in the world. The city provides twenty-one lifeguard towers and eight first-aid stations. An icon of Art Moderne architecture on Hollywood Beach’s famed Broadwalk, The Walkabout Beach Resort, is a classic 1940’s boutique hotel. Those who have visited claim it has the perfect blend of characteristics: chic, warm and inviting, glamorous, and tastefully modernized.To experience The Walkabout Beach Resort, is to experience Hollywood Beach at its best. In keeping with its classic style, eight oceanfront guest rooms are immaculately styled with the elegance of another era – wooden and terrazzo floors, interiors with rich textures, soft pink monochromatic colors, and decorations with a nod to its illustrious past mark the furnishings. Each room is adorned with vintage black and white photographs cataloguing Hollywood’s social history dating back to the 1920’s. When you stay at The Walkabout, discover its delightful Art Moderne ambiance and see how its past has been preserved to its original beauty. The Walkabout is known for its remarkable beachfront setting and legendary Hollywood Beach, Florida hotel location - on the Broadwalk. Named one of America's best beach Broadwalks by Travel + Leisure, the Hollywood Beach Broadwalk is more than 2 miles long, sizzling with energy that embodies the diversity Hollywood Beach stands for - bustling sidewalk cafes, unique shops, multi-hued streamline Art Moderne buildings, and unforgettable ocean views. Step out from the Broadwalk and spend the day settled on white sands, by a glistening ocean on one of South Florida’s most beautiful beaches. Still, the most popular pastime on the beach is simply savoring the charming character of this truly unique setting, so reserve a day for relaxing to the sound of soothing waves. ... more   less 

Additional Information about WalkAbout Beach Resort

Address: 2500 North Surf Road, Hollywood, FL 33019
Region: United States > Florida > Broward County > Hollywood
Price Range: $309 - $786 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — WalkAbout Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Walkabout Beach Hotel Hollywood
Walk About Beach Hollywood
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#5 Family Hotel in Hollywood
#7 Romantic Hotel in Hollywood
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Hollywood
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“Oceanview room is large and comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles robyng285, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 was on the first floor, and had a front room view of the beach and tiki bar”
 of 5 bubbles Loves_traveling27, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Our room was so well insulated that we could NOT hear the partying going on all around!!! Don't ask for Room 8 - we want it for ourselves :)”
 of 5 bubbles ElizabethDMia, 27 May 2016 | Read review
“Room number 8, spectacular view of the ocean and the boardwalk right outside your windows.”
 of 5 bubbles Beachcomber248, 24 May 2016 | Read review
“The upper level tower suite is well worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles Rhayven44, 5 May 2016 | Read review
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