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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...

Thank John S
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,...

Thank Shawn R
Reviewed 30 May 2016

This place could be such a little gem, but apparently the owner, who has bought up serveral properties in Ft. Lauderdale, perhaps for future development, appears to have no interest in spending money on the place. The different on-site managers are certainly friendly, but friendly doesn't buy repairs and upkeep, frienldy doesn't buy reliable and thorough housekeeping and grounds keeping,...

4Thank Philip B
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Booked this accommodation having seen it on line, but should have avoided it having read some of the very negative reviews. On booking, our tariff included breakfast however on arrival we were told that this was no longer the case, breakfast comes as an extra charge? We went for our first meal at The North Village Cafe and ordered a...

5Thank Terry T
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Yes the property is older but the staff are amazing and hardworking Keith brown went out of his way to help with anything you needed so far with this chain he is the best I have encountered of employees the rooms are renovated and bathroom the pool is very nice have free coffee just minutes from the beach shopping and...

1Thank 05jason
Ellicott City, Maryland
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

This was our second time staying at GPP and we were just as impressed this time as we were before! The hotel is so inviting and the people who work there are always so kind. Keith is a gem and really made us feel at home 😊. We've recommended this hotel to friends, they're so excited to check it out!...

1Thank MartyandJordan

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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 33304-4215 (Formerly Palm Plaza Resort)
Region: United States > Florida > Broward County > Fort Lauderdale
Price Range: $139 - $289 (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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“easy walk to the beach, shops and restaraunts.”
 of 5 bubbles davidwE9038RH, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Never stay there!”
  • Broken bed
 of 5 bubbles mcstootsfuentes, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“no good rooms”
  • dirt/dust on wall hangings
 of 5 bubbles 237jackj, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Best to not stay at this location”
 of 5 bubbles kk617, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“upstairs but there are even more expensive”
 of 5 bubbles Swiss_Traveller1965, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
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