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Fort Lauderdale and Broward County Hotels

Blue Seas Courtyard

  • 4525 El Mar Dr. Map It
  • $
  • Practical Base

Pros

  • South-of-the-border vibe
  • Friendly owners
  • Vintage stoves from 1971
  • Memory foam mattress toppers

Cons

  • Rooms lack ocean views
  • Old bath tubs in some rooms

Updated 05/12/2014

Fodor's Review

Husband and wife team Cristie and Marc Furth run this quaint Mexican-themed motel across the street from Lauderdale-by-the-Sea's family-friendly beaches. Lattice fences, gurgling fountains, and gardens of cacti and impatiens provide privacy around the brick patio and heated pool. A palm-fringed Mexican-hacienda look predominates, with guest quarters boasting hand-painted and stenciled furnishings, and terra-cotta tiles.

Hotel Information

Address:

4525 El Mar Dr., Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Florida, 33308, USA

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Phone:

954-772–3336

Hotel Details:

  • 12 rooms
  • Breakfast

Updated 05/12/2014

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Jan 9, 2007

Charming & Affordable

We just returned from Lauderdale By The Sea where we stayed at the Blue Seas Courtyard. The accomedations are charming and affordable. We stayed in one of the 1 bedroom apts. and loved it. Marc and Cristie, the owners, are friendly, warm and welcoming. The courtyard pool is very pretty and a great place to realx after a day on the beach. We recommend Blue Seas for anyone wanting a comfortable and affordable resort stay in Lauderdale By The Seas.

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Feb 22, 2005

sunny heaven

I stayed at this adorable hotel, last year. The room was lovely, the service most excellent. I had my own little kitchen, patio with porch swing. I will definetly return!

By Phil

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Jul 2, 2004

Relax...Relax...Relax!

You'll love this place, we didn't want to leave! Rooms are nice. VERY relaxed atmosphere! Heated pool is excellent! We will definately be back! PW

By Allen

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May 3, 2004

children not welcome

The hotel is very nice if you have no children. While playing in the pool with my 3 yr old, the owners told us to be quite because we were disturbing the guests. The guests did not complain about my child , only the owner did. I informed the owners that I was bringing my 3yr. old when I made the reservations. I told the owners if children are not allowed, I would have stayed elsewhere.

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