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Randolph, New Hampshire
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

From the moment of check in to the moment of departure, this place failed on every level. I waited for at least five minutes for the individual at the front desk to get off a phone call in which he was speaking Portuguese. In an effort to make friendly, I said good afternoon in Portuguese to which he responded I...

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I booked here for a quick 3 night getaway. I do want to say any of the staff I met were all extremely pleasant. BUT, the place was in such need of repair, and it looks like the pool and walkway was patched and repainted so many times that it is an eyesore. The room had fairly new Ikea type...

1Thank kk617
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 21 November 2016

- Staff absent most of the day - No breakfast , just a thermos of coffee , not even milk for it just "coffee mate" - Bathroom is breaking apart , toilet was not rinsing, bathtub has just a hole in the concrete as drain, was blocked, needed a technician to be able to go to toilet / clean bathtub...

3Thank Swiss_Traveller1965
Cape Coral, Florida
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I am not one who usually makes waves about issues that come up, but here it goes. Wet to ft Lauderdale with BF,made reservations. Confirmed them. Arrived at noon, but checkin was at 2. No management on site. Came back at 2. we were told the ice machine was broken, and they gave us a map to go to another...

3Thank Jimbo1125
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 11 September 2016

I contacted the Grand Palm ahead of time to let them know that I would not be arriving until after 11pm. That was not an issue, and was greeted exactly as I had been told. The men that checked me in were gracious and you would have never known it was midnight! Very relaxing stay, perfect location, 2 minute walk...

1Thank Geoseff
Stockholm County, Sweden
Reviewed 11 July 2016

I've stayed there over the past 4 years and love the place, still do. BUT, it's not the same anymore since. The lush garden was previously so beautiful. Not its dirty and and flowers and palm trees are not looked after. Even the pool is dirty. The rooms are not clean anymore and lacks appliencis. When Juan cleaned and maintained...

3Thank stockholmsven
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

The location is very central to a lot of places along with excellent service from Keith. The property has a awesome pool and is super private which makes it even more relaxing.. If you want a place with a fun vibe and excellent customer service then here is the go to.

1Thank JC77098
Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 1 June 2016

It was our 4th time at this establishment and we very much enjoyed it. A small hidden gem and very affordable!! We both are athletic and maintain active lifestyles even on vacations which entails walking around in order to have an authentic local experience. We prepare our own breakfast/lunches. Chris and I enjoyed going out for the run in the...

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Clearwater, Florida
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Pleasantly surprised at the facility and the room was tastefully decorated and very comfortable. The staff were awesome and even went above and beyond to help me with some real estate transactions I needed printed, scanned and emailed. Very friendly and helpful too in every way.

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 31 May 2016

The staff was very friendly and helpful. Our rooms were nice, clean, and modern. I gave it a "Excellent" rating for what you pay for. Yes, the St. Regis or W are nicer, but the Grand Palm Plaza was friendly, cozy, very clean, and welcoming. It was such a relaxing and positive experience. I am not a very social person,...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A secluded, tropical, fun and frisky oasis - Perfect for relaxation, rejuvenation and romance. We guarantee you will never want to leave! Dreaming of escaping to a beautiful paradise is everyone's idea of a perfect retreat from their everyday life. Whether it be with your lover, a group of close friends or freely unattached, the Grand Palm Plaza guarantees our unique tropical paradise is perfect for any memorable affair. Here, you are not only treated like a VIP, you are treated like family. First-class service is a guarantee at Grand Palm Plaza. Our warm and friendly staff is renowned for their unique customer service and vast knowledge of the Fort Lauderdale area. No request is too small for our team of hosts. As our guest, you can sunbathe in our very private, seductive, tropical paradise; or skinny dip in our turquoise, clothing-optional, heated pool. Continental breakfast is served daily. Frozen grapes, scented cold face towels, and impromptu cocktail beverages are served pool side. If you want to experience Fort Lauderdale's famous beaches, you can take a peaceful 2 block walk to our legendary sandy beaches. We are also a few blocks away from the well-renowned gay beach located at Sebastian Street. Complimentary beach chairs, umbrellas & towels are provided. With activities like snorkeling, water craft rentals, bike rentals and more, you can enjoy all the beaches have to offer. If you want a more relaxing experience, you can dine at one our many beach front restaurants and bars. After spending the day in the sun, enjoy the best gay nightlife at one of Fort Lauderdale's flirtatious bars and nightclubs. Wilton Manors has a vast amount of night entertainment, perfect for everyone. Our resort is just a 15 minute drive from Fort Lauderdale airport and 10 minutes away from Port Everglades. There is ample complimentary and off-street parking available. Book your stay today at Grand Palm Plaza. Our courteous staff, comfortable studios, suites and nearby beaches, gay bars and night clubs will make it easy for you to escape, play or celebrate! A memorable, affordable and relaxing getaway is right around the corner. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Palm Plaza

Address: 2801 Rio Mar Street, 501 Orton Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 (Formerly Palm Plaza Resort)
Region: United States > Florida > Broward County > Fort Lauderdale
Price Range: $139 - $271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Grand Palm Plaza 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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Palm Plaza Gay Male Hotel Fort Lauderdale
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“Best to not stay at this location”
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“upstairs but there are even more expensive”
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“I was in room 607, first floor and nice view of the pool too.”
 of 5 bubbles jeffmS4173DG, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“If morning coffee is important to you....this hotel will not work.”
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