Castle by the Sea

4520 North Ocean DriveFort Lauderdale33308USA
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About Castle by the Sea

Featuring an outdoor swimming pool and tiki hut with barbeque facilities, the Castle by the Sea is a stone’s throw away from the famous Lauderdale-by-the-Sea beaches.

Each of the air conditioned rooms come equipped with a refrigerator, microwave, flat-screen television and coffee pot. Some rooms also include a full-sized kitchen and dining table.

The Castle by the Sea provides a relaxing sitting area, free Wi-Fi and airport shuttle service. In addition, on-site parking is available and comes free of charge.

For a place to eat, the hotel is within walking distance of many popular and diverse dining choices. Alexsandra’s Caribbean Cafe, LaSpada’s Hoagies and Kilwin’s are highly rated options and within ten minutes away on foot from the accommodation.

Anglin’s Fishing Pier is a little over five minutes away from the hotel on foot. Coral Ridge Mall is a ten-minute drive.


4520 North Ocean Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33308, USA
Telephone: +1(954)7728337 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

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Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Car park
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parasols
  • PC with internet
  • Pets allowed
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Fan
  • Fridge
  • Internet
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Fantastic customer service

When measuring overall opinion, the customer service provided by the staff at the Castle by the Sea was judged as a real highlight. Along with an affable and welcoming attitude, the staff members - in particular the owner of the hotel - are regarded as helpful and accommodating.

Great location close to the beach

The location, in the opinion of virtually all previous visitors, is a big positive about the hotel. A short walk from the beach, Anglin's Fishing Pier, shops and a variety of restaurants, the accommodation is in a prime position in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea.

Enjoyable pool area

A variety of past guests have mentioned the outdoor swimming pool as an enjoyable aspect of the Castle by the Sea. Clean and spacious, the pool also reportedly has a relaxing ambience thanks to the surrounding greenery, barbeque facilities and seating areas.

Negative Reviews

Rooms dated and fatigued

The rooms have been a common source of complaint for past guests at the Castle by the Sea. The complaints are generally about the outdated appearance and worn down nature of the rooms, with the décor and certain amenities supposedly lacking in that regard.

Uncomfortable beds

Some previous visitors to the hotel have criticized the beds that are provided. While it is not a unanimous opinion, the beds have occasionally been observed as uncomfortable and too small.

Problematic air conditioning

The air conditioning at the Castle by the Sea is an issue - according to a number of former guests that stayed at the hotel. Along with a lack of controls to adjust the temperature, the air conditioning units are often considered noisy.

Rating Overview

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7.6 /10
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7.6 out of 10 based on 206 reviews