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Woodbridge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch on a sunny, breezy afternoon. We sat on the patio so we could enjoy the sea air along with our meal. The food and service were very good The place is charming. It is aptly named because it looks like it was built entirely from pieces of driftwood. The next time we are in Vero Beach, we...

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Jeanne_GenMgr, General Manager at Driftwood Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and kind words about Waldo's, the restaurant here at the resort. We hope you will visit again and stay at the resort on your next visit!! Jeanne Radlet, GM

Traverse City, Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many years ago we purchased (sight unseen) in the building process a suite in The Breakers-- second floor facing the park. The view over the park, looking to the ocean is a picture-- a painting--a happy scene. If old enough to go to the park alone, you can watch them from the balcony. We have been coming here since the...

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Jeanne M, General Manager at Driftwood Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. It is always wonderful to hear from one of the long time owners on the property and especially that you are still happy with your purchase after all these years! See you next year!! Jeanne Radlet, GM

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the newer "Breakers" rooms. Very well appointed. Nice beds and bathrooms. Full kitchen. 3 Patios opened out to the second pool, more private than main pool which is overlooked by Waldo's Restaurant. Waldo's restaurant offers great seafood and drinks. Walk to Ocean Grill for fancy dinner with old-school supper club feel. Excellent location. Walk across the street...

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Jeanne M, General Manager at Driftwood Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your room in the Breakers section of the property. Those were all renovated about 2 years ago. We're glad you were able to enjoy your day at the property and in the area while waiting for your room to be ready. We hope you return again soon! Jeanne Radlet, GM

Boston, MA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed three nights with my two sisters. We were in room 110 which is right next to the breezeway and the back sliders open up to the "boardwalk". 2 floors, narrow spiral staircase to second floor. Bathroom and shower on each floor. King bed on second floor (which has a balcony). I slept on the pull out sofa on first...

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Jeanne M, General Manager at Driftwood Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. You truly had one of the best rooms on the property! We hope you return again soon! Jeanne Radlet, GM

Palm Harbor, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice relaxing atmosphere with old Florida charm. Clean rooms with a courteous staff. Shuffleboard was fun and pool area was nice. Waldo's for dinner and drinks was a great choice. The view from our room is spectacular. We will definitely return.

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Jeanne M, General Manager at Driftwood Resort, responded to this review

Thank your for your review and kind words. We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that you will return again soon. Jeanne Radlet, GM

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

While wandering our way north from key west we happened upon Vero beach quite by accident. Decided to try to get a room for the night. Luckily driftwood had a couple of openings. So pleased with result. Stayed in a cottage room. Way more than expected. Staff was great, accommodations were excellent. Huge space with everything you would want. Very...

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Jeanne_GenMgr, General Manager at Driftwood Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We're glad you found the Driftwood and hope that will stay with us again soon. Jeanne Radlet, GM

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We had a great time at this resort. It was not modern and elite and we knew that when we rented the room. We were only there for one night. When we got there to check in they told us for just a little more $ we could get a room with a beach view that had come open. Of...

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Jeanne_GenMgr, General Manager at Driftwood Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and kind words, we appreciate it very much. Hopefully you will return again soon and spend a few more nights with us! Jeanne Radlet, GM

Rome, New York
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Friends have tried for years to get us to buy in to this resort. We finally went to visit last year for a week, and had a wonderful time. The units are in the process of upgrade, but when we visited last May, they were quaint. Luckily, a unit came up during the week we were there for the same...

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Thank you for your kind words about the Driftwood. We're so glad you are going to be a part of the Driftwood family for many years to come!! Jeanne Radlet, GM

Vero Beach, FL
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Words just cannot express the work of the man who left his mark on Vero Beach, FL. Mr. Waldo Sexton built this place and the Ocean Grill 3 doors down..... Enjoy both!! No disappointment at either place!! "Where the Unusual IS Commonplace"!!

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Jeanne_GenMgr, General Manager at Driftwood Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. Waldo was a very unique, interesting man and his legacy is evident in both The Driftwood and The Ocean Grill Restaurant. Come stay with us again soon! Jeanne Radlet, GM

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

So I'm a little biased bc this is my hometown! It's the happiest, loveliest place on earth! We love to escape big city living in the Carolinas and enjoy each breath at the Driftwood Inn! It's within walking distance of all things casual/beachy and high-end is available, if you're looking for fancy. Perfect beach escape!!!❤❤

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Thank you for your review and kind words. Hopefully you will return again soon! Jeanne Radlet, GM

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Funky, eclectic oceanfront resort with two of its buildings listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. 100 rooms and suites of varying sizes all with some kitchen facilities. Old Florida at its best, rocking chairs in front of every unit to gaze at the ocean while enjoying a beverage from the on site restaurant, Waldo's, the last of the Great American Hangouts! With 9 buildings on the property, there is something to please nearly every taste. Located right in the heart of the beach business district there are more than a dozen restaurants and lounges within walking distance and a newly renovated city park right next door with wonderful playground equipment for the kids. Join us for fun and relaxation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Driftwood Resort

Address: 3150 Ocean Dr, Vero Beach, FL 32963-1954
Region: United States > Florida > Vero Beach
Price Range: $198 - $229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Driftwood Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Driftwood Hotel Vero Beach
Driftwood Resort Vero Beach, Florida
Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Vero Beach
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Vero Beach
#11 Family Hotel in Vero Beach
#12 Romantic Hotel in Vero Beach
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“Front room ocean view is great-- but we love the Breakers, second floor, park view.”
375mickeyg, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Great location on beach with 2 pools to choose from, restaurants on site and nearby.”
843kathyz, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Some suites work out better value than rooms for a longer stay - take time to check everything out to ensure you get what is best for you.”
MrsHelenB7777, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you can get above the restaurant...perfect view of the ocean...”
Norm907, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had a 2nd floor condo adjacent to Waldos but the music stopped at 10:00 and never bothered us at all.”
sharona126, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
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