$169 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Apr 19, 2015 Check-out: Apr 20, 2015

Crowne Plaza Hotel Hollywood Beach Resort

4 stars
View map of 4000 South Ocean Drive, Hollywood, FL 33019

Hotel Overview

Ratings and reviews for Crowne Plaza Hotel Hollywood Beach Resort

Overall score

4 / 5
5.01.0
213 out of 213
Amenities:
4.1
Cleanliness:
4.3
Hotel staff:
4.3
Comfort:
4.3
Location:
4.1
Value:
4

85% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Crowne Plaza Hotel Hollywood Beach Resort

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Steve the science guy
Business
NJ
May 21, 2012

NOT a 4 star hotel as promised. Disappointed

Even from the outside, it's clear that this Crowne Plaza is NOT a 4 star hotel, as was promised. There's only 1 restaurant, which is relatively expensive (especially for breakfast) and it would have been nice to have a variety of restaurants to choose from as most 4 stars have. The room wasn't awful, but it wasn't good either. Our towel rack in the bathroom fell down TWICE, although the maintenance staff was on it, they obviously don't know what they're doing. Was very disappointed, and the hotel really needs something else for it to even be considered a decent hotel. The valet parking per day was $19! Self parking is $16 per day. That's crazy. All in all, I won't be back, and very disappointed.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

The best thing we did was visit Butterfly World. Its about 35 minutes from the hotel, but it's AMAZING with live butterfly enclosures, and able to hand feed parrots.

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Review of Crowne Plaza Hotel Hollywood Beach Resort

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Fonzee
Business
Binghamton, NY
May 21, 2012

Romantic Vacation For Two

Over all we had a great time. The staff was very nice and came through with our special request for early and late check in and out. They also allowed us to change rooms to a quieter floor after disturbances the first two nights, that were no fault of the hotel. The rooms were very clean and modern with very comfortable beds. The pool was fantastic and the Tiki bar was great. There is a trolley and a water taxi that can take you to most attractions and restaurants so a rental car was not really needed. The local business were very friendly and up beat, making our visit that much more enjoyable. The only negative experience was with one bartender at the tiki bar during a shift change. We were accused of not purchasing our drinks at the tiki bar and were asked to pour our drinks out in front of other guests. The staff apologized for their mistake but it was embarrassing for us. We are planning to return despite the one negative experience. One of the best vacations we have been on. Already planning another trip!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Pay attention to your bill. Some resturaunts include an 18 percent tip on the bill.

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Review of Crowne Plaza Hotel Hollywood Beach Resort

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
geekay67
Business
nottingham uk
May 3, 2012

Great stay

Great hotel. Good comfortable rooms with everything in them in working order. Great polite staff with the exception of the guy who works in the coffee shop who had a bit of attitude. I thought the parking fee was totally excessive especially as the fee for visitors was far less than guests especially when on a long stay. The trolley bus was very handy although 9.30pm for the last departure from the Boardwalk made you rush your dinner somewhat.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Crowne Plaza Hotel Hollywood Beach Resort

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
good times in florida
Business
minnesota
May 2, 2012

Good location, nice hotel

would recommend this hotel, rooms were clean, staff helpful, nice pool, and close to ocean

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Crowne Plaza Hotel Hollywood Beach Resort

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Christine and Miguel
Business
New jersey
May 2, 2012

Relaxing

Nice and quiet. Good retreat. Plenty to do if you want to venture out.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

Quite a few dining choices local. Location was a food choice.

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Review of Crowne Plaza Hotel Hollywood Beach Resort

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
da fam
Business
Boston, MA, USA
Apr 21, 2012

family trip

the family had a blast. it was close to the boardwalk. the pool was great !

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Crowne Plaza Hotel Hollywood Beach Resort

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
madmartha
Business
Stoneham,ma
Apr 21, 2012

ok hotel

pricey hotel. the average breakfast cost $20.00 per person, the price for alcoholic drinks averages about $10 per drink $16 a day to park plus tax. you need a car to get around hotel is more of a 3 star rating than a 4/5 star rating

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Rustic Inn in Fort Lauderdale. reasonably priced. an order of the garlic crabs easily feeds 2 people. you can feed the fish along the intercoastal afterwards 10 minute drive from the hotel and well worth it

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Review of Crowne Plaza Hotel Hollywood Beach Resort

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Sun loving Bob
Business
South Jersey
Apr 14, 2012

Great Pool and View - where's the rest?

Hotel is nicely positioned in the Hollywood and Ft. Lauderdale area. Great pool that sits on the intercoastal waterway. Rooms give you the basics only. No comfortable chair, vanity awkward and not enough space. Worst is their prices for brteakfast and lunch. $15 for a hamburger, $19 for a salad with chicken. WOW. Not enough lounges at the pool, people arguing over lounges. Need chairs at pool area - only had lounges.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Short drive from hotel

Plan to eat out for all meals. There are many good reasonable restaurants to eat at within a short drive.

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Review of Crowne Plaza Hotel Hollywood Beach Resort

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
jeintsun
Business
Cleveland, OH, USA
Apr 1, 2012

convenient to airport and beaches

Overall the hotel was fine. Parking is at a premium unless you use valet parking which is more costly or unless you want to park in an covered parking area whicj seems scary at night. Friendly staff.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

There are a number of good restaurants close to the hotel.

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Review of Crowne Plaza Hotel Hollywood Beach Resort

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Ohio travelers
Business
Columbus, Ohio
Mar 3, 2012

glorious

Just absolutely fantastic for lounging and resting at the pool. The room was open and very inviting with the balcony overlooking the water. We were, however, very frustrated by the outrageously over priced parking fee of 16 to 19.00 per day!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Wonderful places to eat in downtown Hollywood. We would also recommend Billys for stone crab and the bakery for lunch.

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