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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 4 June 2014

From the time I checked in until I check out, I must say the staff was very accommodating. The room was very clean and well set up. I had a full kitchen with a full size refrigerator. The living room area was wonderful and because our group had all the rooms, I had people over for lunch and drinks several...

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What a wonderful idea to reserve all our rooms currently at fifteen and growing to host your family and friends to celebrate your special weekend event. With our summer rates in effect it certainly makes it affordable. Clean rooms and friendly, knowledgeable staff is our number one goal. We are happy we made you feel most comfortable in helping you...

Reviewed 31 May 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed my first visit to both Grand Palm Plaza and Fort Lauderdale. Keith and the entire staff were most helpful, my room was clean and bright, and the grounds were very well kept and beautiful. I would definitely stay at Grand Palm Plaza again, as it's a short walk to the beaches including the gay beach

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NorthBeachVillage, Owner at Grand Palm Plaza, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing The Grand Palm Plaza for your most recent stay in Ft Lauderdale. Capturing new guest and retaining our regulars is our number one goal. We're glad you enjoyed the close proximity to the gay beaches as well as how clean our housekeepers attend to the rooms .Keep in mind our summer rates are now in effect.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 30 May 2014

We had a terrific time at GPP for the Memorial Day weekend. Nice and quite although completely booked up. Edward was gracious and very helpful after we had a small accident with the truck lid of our car and my hubby's head. The apartment was large clean and well appointed. Kind of minimalistic with a lone black and white portrait...

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edwoz, General Manager at Grand Palm Plaza, responded to this review

Thank you very much for choosing Grand Palm Plaza for your vacation plans. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to having you with us again in the future. Be sure to check back at our website for future specials and events. All the best, Edward.

Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 28 May 2014

We had a grand time!!!! This was our 2nd visit and oh my land, property has been transformed into a piece of art, that is, retro meets modern. When booking a place for a short vacation, a fully-equipped kitchen is a must. We enjoy cooking breakfast and make deli at lunch time after spending our morning either by the pool...

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edwoz, General Manager at Grand Palm Plaza, responded to this review

Thank you very much for choosing Grand Palm Plaza for your vacation plans. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to having you with us again in the future. Be sure to check back at our website for future specials and events. All the best.

Reviewed 27 May 2014 via mobile

Staff super friendly and accommodating. Rooms had plenty of space. Newly remodeled and cutely done. Would remodel the bathroom. Place was a short walk from beach yet was an oasis of tropical relaxation away from the bustle of a1a. Will stay here again.

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edwoz, General Manager at Grand Palm Plaza, responded to this review

Thank you very much for choosing Grand Palm Plaza for your vacation plans. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to having you with us again in the future. Be sure to check back at our website for future specials and events. All the best, Edward.

Los Angeles
Reviewed 27 May 2014

We had a quick 2 night stay at the Grand Palm Plaza. What a nice surprise. The grounds were beautiful, the room was clean and pleasant. Everything in the room was new, LOVED THAT! Keith and the guys are super friendly and could not have been nicer. A little piece of paradise! Loved my stay at the Grand Palm Palza....

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edwoz, General Manager at Grand Palm Plaza, responded to this review

Thank you very much for choosing Grand Palm Plaza for your vacation plans. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to having you with us again in the future. Be sure to check back at our website for future specials and events. All the best.

London
Reviewed 27 May 2014

That's what we needed, no other place than here, quiet, nice, cosy...few steps to the beach and Beach Place where you can find shops, dining, entertainment place. The staff is very nice and you can have a full breakfast included. We'll return no doubt.

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edwoz, General Manager at Grand Palm Plaza, responded to this review

Thank you very much for choosing Grand Palm Plaza for your vacation plans. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to having you with us again in the future. Be sure to check back at our website for future specials and events. All the best, Edward.

Knoxville, TN
Reviewed 27 May 2014

This was our 7th visit to the property, and we love the changes...(and some more changes to come)...the décor in the room was very modern and yet retro at the same time with some really nice touches....As always, the staff was great...thanks to Edward, Keith, and Chris during our stay...always feel welcome here.....the only drawback I would say is that...

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edwoz, General Manager at Grand Palm Plaza, responded to this review

Thank you very much for choosing Grand Palm Plaza for your vacation plans. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to having you with us again in the future. Be sure to check back at our website for future specials and events. All the best, Edward.

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 25 May 2014

I have been here on six different occasions all has been fun and great however this new look is just over the top!! The new management the professional staff has made my vacation a wonder. I am from Toronto Canada and will truly spread where one should stay! Edward should be congratulated big time, his awesome professionalism and friendly person...

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GPPEdward, General Manager at Grand Palm Plaza, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words about Grand Palm Plaza. We are so happy you returned after staying with us prior to the building being renovated. And yes, Chris is definitely a great asset to our property. We look forward to your return. All the best, Edward

Grass Valley, California
Reviewed 24 May 2014

We stayed many time under the previous ownership. The new owners have made many upgrades and the property is up to date. They have maintained the friendly atmosphere that always made the place so nice.

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Thank you very much for once again choosing Grand Palm Plaza for your vacation plans. We love having you guys stay with us every year. We sincerely look forward to your next visit. Summer rates have dropped, so we hope to get you back very soon! All the best, Edward, General Manager

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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: $141 - $273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Grand Palm Plaza 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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