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Caledon, Canada
Reviewed 13 October 2013

Our visit to GEI was nothing short of fantastic. The owners were very kind and accommodating and the cleaners seemed to be mind readers. The walk to the beach was quick (under 2 minutes) with 3 kids in tow and we could walk to the shops/restaurants in under 10 minutes. Need groceries... the Publix is walk-able as well. In fact,...

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2Thank SunshineJunkies
Miami, Florida
Reviewed 9 October 2013 via mobile

The hotel was clean, fresh, and very quiet and relaxing! Couldn't of asked for a greater weekend in Lauderdale by the sea! The staff was accommodating and the hotel had everything from beach chairs to sun block! Also properly is very well lit and has many video cameras so I felt safe for once in lbts

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1Thank Howie0203
Reviewed 8 September 2013 via mobile

We loved this cute motel like place, rooms are immaculately clean and on the large size. The cleaner was so proud of her job she showed me three other rooms! It's ideally located near the beach and there are some good cafes and restaurants nearby. All that plus parking and free wifi, what else could you need? Perhaps quieter AC?!

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3Thank Ian J
FL
Reviewed 4 September 2013

My wife and I went on a three day get away at the Great Escape Inn towards the end of august 2013. The experience was superb with friendly staff willing to help guest in any way possible. I was marveled by how the room was spacious,elegant,quiet,and spotless. I noticed a lot of restaurants by this hotel are within walking distance....

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2Thank Isaac O
Rose Hill, Kansas
Reviewed 4 September 2013

I stayed with my daughter and granddaughter the night after our cruise. We arrived too early to check in, but they allowed us to leave our luggage in the office. Located close to the beach and some shopping and eating establishments within walking distance.

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2Thank SueA59
Reviewed 2 September 2013 via mobile

we spent the last week of our vacations in Great Escape and it was unquestionably good choice the room was clean and spacious just enough for our four, the beach just minute away, the staff friendly and helpful on strong side - quiet surroundings, well equiped kitchen, pool and laundromat :) on weaker side - bathroom's limited space

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2Thank 71asmo
Reviewed 8 August 2013 via mobile

We stayed here on the way to Key West to break up the journey. From the outside it does not appear to be much but it is a secret gem of a place. We found the outside of the motel clean and the staff very friendly. The rooms are very clean and obviously recently updated. The motel has beach towels...

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5Thank Clandunn
Bloomington
Reviewed 6 August 2013

We stayed at the Great Escape in early August. I have to say that I was more than happy with our stay. The hotel inside and out was kept clean and tidy. The staff was friendly and always willing to answer a question. I would definitely recommend this place.

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3Thank Reviewer-IN
Methuen, Ma
Reviewed 22 July 2013

After searching for an updated and highly rated property in Lauderdale by the Sea, I found this wonderful motel on Tripadvisor. My sister and I stayed here early this year and we loved it. We didn't need much so we stayed in the 2 Bed motel room. A refrigerator is provided. So convenient to the beach, Aruba (A restaurant) and...

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3Thank Mapqueen58
Conception Bay South, Canada
Reviewed 21 July 2013

My Wife and I stayed there from June 17 - July 18, 2013. The experience was EXCELLENT in all areas. I checked the reviews and photos before booking and the pictures on their web site are accurate. The rooms are immaculate and kept clean by the staff daily. We had a one bedroom apartment, which was beautiful. We saw all...

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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
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • 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: $132 - $236 (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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Also Known As:
Great Escape Inn Lauderdale By The Sea, Florida
Hotel Style:
#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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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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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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