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Haverhill, Massachusetts
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The Inn is a bit dated, our room was small, and the bathroom needed an upgrade. Pool is nice and comfortable, with grilling capabilitues. Easy to get to, prime location walking distance to most sights around Commercial Blvd.

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Monica W, Manager at Great Escape Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are continuing to modernize our rooms and facility to make our guests stay more comfortable.

Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 26 September 2016

5 stars is meant to be exceptional. With this said, Great Escape Inn is a comfortable, clean and welcoming place. The staff are gracious and attentive, although we did not require much attention they were always available and helpful when we require or ask for it. Met the owners who are equally nice and who apologized for some remodeling that...

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Milton, Florida
Reviewed 15 June 2016

This building is showing its age but the room was very clean and the bed linens were great. Considering what we paid and how close it is to the beach, I feel like its an excellent value! We got in afterhours and found an envelope with our name taped to the door with instructions how to access our room. They...

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Monica W, Manager at Great Escape Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review!

Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 12 June 2016

I had such a great time at this place. It's a small place but the room was a perfect size. The pool was clean and a good spot to sunbathe. It's closet to convenience spots and breakfast and a 10 minute walk to the main bars and restaurants. Literally around the corner from the beach and they provide towels and...

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Monica W, Manager at Great Escape Inn, responded to this review

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Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

We just got back home after a great 10-day stay at Great Escape Inn, with two adults and 2 kids (2 and 6yrs) we had room 109 and it was perfect for our family with one separate bedroom and a fold out bed in the living room. The location is great with only a few mins walk to beach, restaurants...

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Monica W, Manager at Great Escape Inn, responded to this review

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Bromley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 May 2016

We only stayed here for one night. We arrived at about 6.30 pm to find that there was no-one around to check us in. Panic over though when we found an envelope with all that we needed (including parking permit) stuck to the door of reception. Nice touch. The room was a little small and the bathroom was a little...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for just one night as part of a two week holiday and were pleasantly surprised. Upon our arrival at about 6:40pm, I was slightly shocked to find no-one in the office (I hadn't even thought to let them know we may be late checking in). This was no problem and everything was laid out for us with...

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Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
Reviewed 15 April 2016

We stayed three nights. The property was very clean and our room was spotless. We got in later in the day so there was an envelope waiting for us since the office was closed. The wifi instructions were waiting for us along with our key and our contract for our stay. The pool and pool area were great. they had...

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Monica W, Manager at Great Escape Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for saying with us and thank you for your review.

Augusta, Maine
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

We spent three nights here and would happily book again. The rooms ( one bedroom apartment) were spotless and the staff was very friendly and helpful. The hotel provided us with beach chairs, beach towels and a beach umbrella for the duration of our stay, free of charge.

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Thank you for your positive review.

Lincoln, Nebraska
Reviewed 14 October 2015

The Great Escape Inn is an independent mom-and-pop place reminiscent of my long-ago youth. I was assigned here by Hotwire and think I may have found my new favorite place in the Ft. Lauderdale area. It's of modest size and lacks many of the "mod cons" (as the British say) many travelers expect or take for granted (no ice machine,...

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Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We appreciate your feedback.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Only a block away from the beach, the Great Escape Inn is conveniently located in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, a picturesque seaside village nestled between Ft. Lauderdale and Pompano Beach. Guests at the Inn enjoy a heated pool, complimentary high speed wireless Internet access, and TVs with cable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Great Escape Inn

Address: 4620 N Ocean Dr, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308-3620 (Formerly Great Escape Hotel)
Region: United States > Florida > Broward County > Lauderdale by the Sea
Price Range: $139 - $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Great Escape Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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#7 Romantic Hotel in Lauderdale by the Sea
#8 Family Hotel in Lauderdale by the Sea
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Lauderdale by the Sea
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“We got the king room upstairs which was very large.”
 of 5 bubbles danfox594, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room off the main roadway”
 of 5 bubbles larrywL9031FM, 30 May 2015 | Read review
“room 101 is by the road and can be noisy get further back if possible”
 of 5 bubbles gerryr875, 18 May 2015 | Read review
“If you want to save $; have a desire to use the kitchen; and stay at the beach or away from the motel perhaps acceptable. AVOID the end room”
 of 5 bubbles artmom60, 23 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Very small hotel, but our room was on the north wing, and we loved it”
 of 5 bubbles Lauderdalebeachfan, 29 Jan 2015 | Read review
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