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Orion, Michigan
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is simple, but really shines in it's convenient location right at the beach. Free parking and all the things you need to enjoy your time at the beach (umbrella, chairs, coolers, etc). The onsite property manager was also very nice and helpful, pleasure to deal with.

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Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and i spent 2 nights at Snooze prior to a cruise in January 2017. First the pluses - The location is perfection. Across from beach, one block to shops and Starbucks, Casablanca next door. The Staff (Thomas and Matthew) were professional, capable and kind. Could not ask for more. Only minus - cold water only in shower both...

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Washington Court House, Ohio
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

One night trip to Ft. Lauderdale and did not want to stay in a big box hotel. Found Snooze on trip advisor and easily booked. Pleasantly surprised with room 201. Watching the sun rise from the balcony was heavenly. Snooze supplies everything right down to the sunscreen for its patrons. Many restaurants nearby. My only complaint is that the air...

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Snooze_Hotel, General Manager at snooze, responded to this review

Thanks folks for staying with us twice!! It's nice to hear when our guests enjoy their stay so much they come right back. I did check the AC which did need a slight tune up. Thanks for letting us know. We don't want anything to interfere with our guests' vacations. I also invite anyone who stays with us that if...

Vancouver
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Truly lovely little hotel. We booked one of the very large suites overlooking the beach. Decor is just perfect for a beach spot - light, clean, casual. Great colours and designs. Absolutely spotlessly clean everywhere. Full kitchen was much appreciated. We arrived before check-in time on a cruise ships port day and the manager was very accommodating getting us a...

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Snooze_Hotel, General Manager at snooze, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing us and for your kind words! I'm sorry that your vacation wasn't quite what you expected with one of you being sick. We always try to get rooms ready as early as possible so you can relax after a long trip or get on the beach gear and hit the waves. Today I checked in 5 rooms...

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I started our vacation in the Keys, traveled to Naples and Siesta Key and ended up in Fort Lauderdale at Snooze. We were not quite sure what our experience would be as we usually pick hotels with more amenities. This place is great. We overlooked the ocean. The room was spotless and our bed was very comfortable....

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Snooze_Hotel, General Manager at snooze, responded to this review

Thank you! Most people are hesitant to book a "boutique hotel" since you aren't sure what you will get. Those of you who do take a chance kind find some great spots while supporting local economies. We are honored that you consider us a "little gem"! I will pass on your praise to our housekeeping team. Barbara and Gabby work...

Winnipeg
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Snooze for the 3 rd time for 1 Saturday night in Febuary, we were given a room on the 4 th floor again which is Ok. We had a room full of young girls staying beside us and we had to phone the Hotel owner at 1:30 am to get them to quite down. 15 minute...

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Snooze_Hotel, General Manager at snooze, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your thoughts. I'm sorry to hear you didn't enjoy our hotel as much as you had in the past. The owner did come out when you called and came by again a few hours later just to make sure the other room was quiet. The ladies in the room next to yours should have been more...

Prince Frederick, Maryland
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed here two nights after flying into Ft Lauderdale, before traveling down to the Keys. It was a wonderful experience! The deck is great, and the people there were kind and knowledgeable, particularly the owner. We will be back!

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Snooze_Hotel, General Manager at snooze, responded to this review

Thanks folks for staying with us at the beach and for your kind words! We love to hear when people have a great vacation while staying with us. Our hotel is great for families! We have rooms with 2 king beds and a kitchenette which are very spacious. We also have great free beach gear including kids toys to make...

Niskayuna, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

If your looking for a kick back place in Ft Lauder, def check out Snooze! A bit retro, quirky and fun ... met all our needs for a BEACH GET AWAY - sand chairs, umbrella, towels and even coolers avail.

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Snooze_Hotel, General Manager at snooze, responded to this review

It was great having y'all stay with us at the beach! I love your description, "A bit retro, quirky and fun". I would say that sums us up nicely :) We hope to see you folks again soon! Kind Regards, Matt

Carrboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very cute and quaint, oceanfront boutique lodging at a reasonable price. The friendly front desk staff was appreciated during our weekend stay. The guest room was well appointed and spacious. Beautiful rooftop terrace. A block or two from Starbucks and directly next to fine dining. Will stay again...soon.

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Snooze_Hotel, General Manager at snooze, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing us and for your kind review! Our location is one of our great features. In addition to Starbucks and Casablanca, we are also less than 4 blocks from Beach Place. It features numerous restaurants, shops and bars including my personal favorite restaurant, Lulu's Bait Shack. As the manager, sometimes I give future guests tours of the property....

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed this hotel as it provides comfort and cool air for someone like me who is not crazy about sitting on the sand but who enjoys watching foot traffic and propinquity to restaurants and ease of access to the train, tram, bus, and port. Snooze had even more! The offer sunscreen lotion for family who love to swim and...

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Snooze_Hotel, General Manager at snooze, responded to this review

Thank you for that great detailed review! We know that some folks enjoy the beauty of the ocean but aren't big fans of getting all the sand in your shoes. That's why we have the two terraces for our guests to enjoy the beauty of the beach without having to leave our hotel. Also, thank you for mentioning our team...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family 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
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Snooze is a modern take on the essentials needed for your home away from home. We believe traveling in style should be affordable without any hidden costs - just pay your room rate plus tax and that's it! We offer a clean, comfortable and modern room, plus add free parking, wifi, beach towels, beach chairs and umbrellas. Keep in mind we offer the essentials so...No pool, no 24 hr service, no phones, no spa, no bell boy, no valet and no chocolates on your pillows. Why spend the extra money on extras you don't need? We are the last oceanfront Ft. Lauderdale hotel left with less than 20 rooms. There are plenty of "big box" branded hotels out there and we are proud we are not one of them. Snooze is located directly accross the street from Fort Lauderdale Beach next to the Westin and Ritz Carlton hotels. Direct Ocean View, Kitchenette and Hotel Rooms are available at the property. The airport (7 miles), cruise terminal (5 miles) and convention center (5 miles) are just minutes away. Free Wi-Fi and beach chairs and towels. Free parking as long as it is not an over-sized vehicle. Our check-in age is 25 and older. ... more   less 

Additional Information about snooze

Address: 205 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304-4311 (Formerly Ocean Holiday Motel Resort)
Region: United States > Florida > Broward County > Fort Lauderdale
Price Range: $114 - $433 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — snooze 2*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Ocean Holiday Hotel Fort Lauderdale
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Fort Lauderdale
#3 Family Hotel in Fort Lauderdale
#8 Romantic Hotel in Fort Lauderdale
#9 Best Value Hotel in Fort Lauderdale
#21 Business Hotel in Fort Lauderdale
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“Since the rooms open on the an outdoor hallway, only ocean facing have windows where shades can be left open during the day.”
 of 5 bubbles 817bellabeans, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“we stayed in the ocean front king suite”
 of 5 bubbles marysR9603PJ, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Stay away from the street side”
 of 5 bubbles thesawch, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There is a top deck, but also small decks (4 people max) at locations along the stairways.”
 of 5 bubbles TPM264, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Front rooms with kitchenettes cost more. Back rooms are fine. No bad choices.”
 of 5 bubbles PRiver_12, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
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