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Fort Lauderdale and Broward County Hotels

Tropic Seas Resort Motel


  • Family-owned friendliness
  • Great lawn furniture


  • Must reserve far ahead
  • Dated bathrooms

Updated 05/12/2014

Fodor's Review

This two-story property has an unbeatable location—directly on the beach, flanking 150 feet of pristine sands and sparkling blues—and is a favorite of annual European vacationers looking for longer stays. Built in the 1950s and last renovated in 2007, the tiled units are clean and comfortable, with tropical rattan furniture and ceiling fans. Coffee and Danish pastry are served daily. Accommodation is generally more spacious here than at nearby competitors.

Hotel Information


4616 El Mar Dr., Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Florida, 33308, USA

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954-772–2555; 800-952–9581

Hotel Details:

  • 16 rooms
  • Breakfast

Updated 05/12/2014

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Nov 14, 2009

Tropic Seas Resort Motel Review

We spent a great week at Tropic Seas Resort Hotel this past October. The location is fantastic, right on the beach. Our two small children had a wonderful time alternating playing on the beach, in the ocean or in the pool. This is an ideal hotel for those who enjoy small limited service hotels directly on the beach for a vacation alone, a romantic get away or a family vacation. We will definately return.

By Lynda

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Jul 23, 2005

Greatest Sunsets While Sipping A Margurita From The Balcony

This is plain BUT Beautiful Resort for the price.The staff is VERY effecient!! I went in May 2005 and it was STUNNING!! Great Restaurants and Shops to walk thru. It was relaxing to sit on my balcony or just relax by the pool or beach. Very beautiful to watch the sunset and look at the waves lapping the shore late at nite. It is a very safe and peaceful enviroment! I WILL BE BACK!!!!!!

By John

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Dec 22, 2004

My ocean front vacation home

Right on the beach, walking distance to shops and restaurants, friendly staff and clean rooms, Tropic Seas is like having your own vacation home on the ocean!

By Jim

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Jan 17, 2003

Better than I could imagine

What a wonderful small resort directly on the ocean. Great for families or just for relaxing on the beach. Rooms was nice and clean and the management was more than hospitable.

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