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Roger

Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese

Ocean Manor Hotel Beachfront Resort living

5 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights

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Overview

Galt Mile Condo Rental Photos and Description

1 Bedroom/1 bathroom, Sleeps 4 Studio Apartment with separate bedroom

This condo is located on the famous Fort Lauderdale Beach at the Ocean Manor Resort Hotel. This is being rented by an individual owner not the hotel so please do not contact the hotel directly to reserve this unit. Ocean Manor is located directly on the beach. Enjoy all the pool and beach facilities. Great restaurants, bars, cafe and shops located onsite. The condo is fully furnished, full kitchen and all linens. This hotel was a celebrity magnet during the 1960's and 70's with regular guests including Erik Clapton, Johhny Carson and Robert Conrad. Enjoy the area hot spot of the Bamboo Beach Tiki Bar which has become party central for tourists, the famous and VIP's. The resort has plenty to do for everyone beach, tennis, arcade, plenty of water activities. Only 15 minutes from Ft. Lauderdale airport.

Ocean Manor Resort: This condo is located at the Ocean Manor Resort. You can google it to see the full hotel web site. I am an individual owner renting this unit on my own. This is not part of the hotel ownership so do not contact them for my rates or reserve my condo. I guarantee to offer you at least 30% saving of the hotel's rack rate. The hotel is a full resort with great restaurants for dinning on any budget and a great sports bar pool side at the Bamboo Beach Tiki Bar and Cafe.

If you have any question do not hesitate to ask.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Roger (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Call Owner
Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese

Reviews

3.2
based on 5 traveler reviews

Ocean Manor Hotel Beachfront Resort living
average rating of 3.2 based on 5 reviews
Maryland
1

Frat House

  • 1 of 5

We spent a long week in this unit. The positives were the good location, on the beach, good tiki bar, great coffee bar in the lobby, free,( but slow) wifi, and wonderful new Italian restaurant on the first floor.

On the other hand there were some issues. It's not stated that you have to pay $8/day for parking. The pictures and video do not give you the impression that you're not looking out over the ocean. The unit is on the second floor overlooking the back parking lot, the portico over the entrance and the dumpsters. Ikea/frat house decor.

The unit is sparsely furnished, with few dishes and cups, and no starter soap for the bath. Bought a bottle of wine, but no corkscrew. Coffee maker was very small, dirty, and had no filters. The futon was not what was displayed in the picture and there was no rug in the living area as shown in the pictures.

The bedroom had a Murphy bed, that was tolerable for the first 3 nights, but then our older bones rebelled. The only light in the bedroom was a harsh halogen light in the ceiling that was not dimmable. Same for the lights in the kitchen and living area.

After a few days we emailed Raul, and to his credit he called us right away. Not to his credit was his defensiveness about the unit. He apparently has had an issue with theft of both large and small items, and maybe he needs to charge a damage deposit. He wanted to know why we were upset, since people come there to party.

Sooo. Just be aware of what your're renting so there are no misunderstandings. A young couple might enjoy the unit and it's sparseness, but for those of us getting Social Security, not so much. We've rented units through VRBO all over the US and Canada, and it's rare that we were as disappointed.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am truly sorry your were disappointed . I really don't understand how you even got the impression of overlooking the Ocean with a balcony. I am very honest with everyone and if you look at my video I even say the I am on the 2nd floor front of the building what the hotel considers city view side. I try to accommodate my guests with a comfortable experience on a budget. The apartment does have everything you need pots, pans, dishes, linens, beach chair etc. From my conversation with you, you expected upscale on a budget price but that is not what I offer. It is also the first time someone just books my place with out emailing any questions or at least an introduction. I don't think you really looked at my listing as the parking information is also there. It is unfortunate that you had another expectation. Many families have come and been able to enjoy a week on the beach at a price they can afford and have full access to a kitchen and a home and not a hotel room. Thanks for the heads up on the corkscrew it should have been in the drawer.
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4

Great value

  • 4 of 5

The property is older but very well-kept and in a great location. The owner was easy to deal with and took us in on the spur of the moment. The beaches are clean and there is a great little shopping area with several nice ocean side restaurants in walking distance that my wife and I enjoyed almost daily. Thanks again

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a great time!
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5

I cannot say enough great things about our experience

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at this condo for 11 nights. We LOVED it! So much so we may buy in the building. The condo was super clean, convenient, had all amenities we needed. It was a pleasure to watch the Patriots play their games with the convenience of the kitchen and the nice tv sets! : ). It was so easy to get to the beach, one floor down. The staff is very friendly. Building has great amenities. The owner of this condo is extremely nice and professional. My husband said the bed was so comfortable that he wants me to ask about the mattress brand! It was nice to lie in bed and look out the window at the palm trees. Plenty of closet space too and the owner has nicely provided beach chairs and an umbrella which the hotel rents out for a fee. Cannot wait to return. Have already picked out next year's dates!

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Regina, SK Canada
2

Needs a facelift

  • 2 of 5

This place is pretty tired, in need of a spruce up or at the very least a thorough cleaning and fixing. The furniture is cheap and uncomfortable, especially the bed. The air conditioning does not work well and is extremely noisy. The condo is lacking in supplies, but I appreciate it is probably hard to keep things maintained in a vacation rental. The best part of the resort is the beach, it is great! Luckily there is a grocery store and bus service close by as this resort is somewhat out of the way with not many restaurants close by. The restaurant/shopping strip at Lauderdale-by-the Sea is great on Friday nights and is about a 20-25 minute walk.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sorry you felt this way. The apartment is very clean. The things you mentioned such as a cutting board, and a butcher knife missing all got replaced. Thank you!
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Amazing experience

  • 4 of 5

Excellent stay and vacations.

It is a private apartment (not hotel's staff involved) in the Ocean Manor Hotel (which has poor reviews). Surprinsingly, it is much better that I thought based on the hotel's reviews.

Specifically the apartment has everything as described in the details section and pictures. Includes all the stuff that you need for an excellent vacations and everything is working correctly. You can see it in a video (ask the owner).

Most importantly, the owner is extremelly professional and you can trust without any reservation or concerns. To give an example, he received my check by mail very late due my mistake labeling the envelope. As soon as he received it, he contacted me and emailed me the check scanned (voided and broken for him), and he instructed me how to write envelopes in the US. This fact is not so common to see.

Others: the location is unique. Cheap parking ($7/day).

In conclusion: I highly recommend this unit if you are not looking for a luxury. I feel that I received exactly what I paid for.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You! Hope you can come back again!
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Ft Lauderdale/ Hollywood International
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
A1A and Oakland Park Blvd
Car: not necessary

This property is located on the beach in Ft. Lauderdale. You can enjoy water sports right off the beach, and make arrangements to go diving, snorkeling,or para-sailing. You are not far from the famous Las Olas Blvd where you can shop, dine and find lots of entertainment including the Performing Art Center, Museums, and concert halls. Walking distance to great restaurants in the area including the inter-coastal seafood specialties. Only 15 minutes from the Ft.Lauderdale Airport and the Port Everglades.

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Rates & Availability

Galt Mile Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer/Fall
Jun 1 2016 - Nov 13 2016
5 night minimum stay
$110
From
$135
Fri,Sat,Sun
$550
 
 
Winter/Spring
Nov 14 2016 - May 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
$125
From
$145
Fri,Sat,Sun
$825
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75

Rates are subject to change and higher during peak seasons. Special events, holidays and Peak season ask for pricing as we may not be able to accommodate nightly guests. $75 check out cleaning fee additional

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Amenities

Galt Mile Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 450 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Resort
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Living area has a Full Size Futon
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Tennis Court
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • coin laundry
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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