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Emerald Shores Resort

2.5 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

We had never been to Daytona Beach, but were looking for a reasonably price oceanfront room. This hotel did offer a reasonable price. And the view was beautiful. But the room itself lacked some things. It definitely showed some age and contained outdated furnishing, which wasn't that big a deal. Perhaps it was clean, but the age of the tile in the bathroom made it appear stained (or dirty) and the condition of the ceilings made it look old and damaged in some places. The popcorn ceilings were darker in some places. There were limited television channels. And no room service. However, it was conveniently located. And because we really only slept in the room, it was adequate for those purposes. But we kept reminding ourselves how lovely THE VIEW was to compensate for the lack-luster room quality. You do get what you pay for. Please understand, it was OK but just be realistic in your expectations. The website photos are great and may have been accurate a few year ago. The facility just has aged and the room hadn't been kept up. But the lobby area was better kept. The pool and exterior (ocean front) portion of the property was the best part of all. It was very nice and made up for other things. The breakfast was modest. But there are many food options nearby. Overall, I'd give it a 2.5 out of 5 stars. What was misleading was the good online reviews. So it is possible that our room was the exception rather than the rule.

Nice hotel nice beach overall nice stay close to everything and the boardwalk was nice

warm friendly people atmosphere Staff accommodated my needs

Emerald Shores was a great place to stay. The price was reasonable and the facility was fine.

This is an independent hotel which surprises me how clean, comfortable, and great staff this hotel has two offer . I absolutely love staying here, this is probably my fifth time . Impressive pool and Jacuzzi, with a great view of the beach. The hotel staff is 100%!

Other than the girl who checked us in on Friday Eve and one young maintenance man, the staff was very unpleasant and rude. I don't know if it is a bad place to work but I was treated like I was bothering them every time there was and interaction. This is the second time we have stayed here. The first time I was disappointed by the small things; the coffee maker did not work, no hot water in the shower, grate on AC hanging half off on the balcony but I decided to give it one more try. I was so put off by the "small" things again and the unfriendliness of the staff that I will try another hotel next time.

Did not have type of room reserved online and then unsold. Hotel was fine but this was not. Orbitz or hotel issue? Not sure. Please contact me to explain because not the first time.

The rooms were not clean. There was paper on the floor and it was there for the entire stay. There was s bulb missing , and when we called they did change it. It advertises free wifi, but we could not get on. People at desk were very pleasant, but we felt we should have been given a credit as we could not get online.

The room was large but lacked plastic cups, ice buckets, iron and ironing boards

There was mold in bathroom on the walls and the curtains had mold too

All as advertised, Well kept and very friendly staff. Old school video room and nice quiet place of beach for family or a quiet weekend.

It's true what they say....you get what you pay for however I don't think these people are aware of how disgusting these hotel is. It was filthy and I wouldn't recommend it to anyone!!!

Wonderful Labor Day Weekend getaway! Nice quite end of the Daytona Beach. Perfect location. Clean room a PLUS! Staff kept room clean with clean towels daily. Comfortable king size bed. Nice large bathroom with tub/shower. Friendly staff! Will definitely stay again!!!

We've been going to Emerald Shores since it opened. We still love it!!! They have a tiki bar now and have added additional items to their breakfast. If you are looking for a quiet place to relax and enjoy the beach, this is it. Parking is no problem and access to the beach is right in front of you. Josh was AWESOME! He was such a pleasant person to deal with. Thanks Josh.

Sent my parents away on a surprise trip to daytona beach. They had the most incredible stay at emerald shores and already planning their next trip back!

Was a nice little place for the money. Was disappointed there was no kitchen area or fridge. Staff was friendly and it was very clean.

the hotel is cool and the costomer service is excellent the wifi is wonderful and the beach is perfect and my name is george im 8 years old and i love this hotel but the arcade could have more games.

I will recommend this hotel , the location is pretty good for the price ,the room was clean,some smell but I think it was the carpet since people coming wet from the beach or pool,other then that we really enjoyed our stay, we definitely stay there again.

we were attending a evening minor league baseball game in Daytona surprising only a 10 min drive. we went for pizza and arrived back at the hotel around 11 pm. hotel parking lot full. no problem directly across the street a free public parking. any hotel on the beach has limited parking.

Clean but needs updating Great location friendly staff Don't think kids should have been allowed in hot tub by themselves and so late in the pool also needs better lighting around the pool at nite would return again

2613 S Atlantic Ave Daytona Beach Shores FL

Hotel highlights

  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Bar/lounge

Located within a 5-minute walk of Frank Rendon Park, Emerald Shores Resort is within a 15-minute stroll of Halifax River. This 84-room hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. On the beach, the hotel is also close to Daytona Beach Golf Club and Congo River Golf - Daytona Beach.


Dining

Start your day off right with a free continental breakfast offered each morning. At the end of the day, unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge.


Rooms

The 84 rooms are air-conditioned and have refrigerators and coffee makers. Guests can expect free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Bathrooms have hair dryers and free toiletries.


Property features

Emerald Shores Resort offers an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and free WiFi in public areas. There's free parking if you drive. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with dry cleaning/laundry and securing valuables. Other amenities at this beach hotel include a meeting room, a 24-hour business center, and coffee/tea in a common area.

Room options

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Balcony, Oceanfront

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Kitchen (Oceanfront with Balcony)

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Oceanfront

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Guest reviews for Emerald Shores Resort

Everyone (10) Couples (35) Business (5) Family (22) Other (6) Friends (4)
3

beautiful view, but lacking some other things

Everyone

We had never been to Daytona Beach, but were looking for a reasonably price oceanfront room. This hotel did offer a reasonable price. And the view was beautiful. But the room itself lacked some things. It definitely showed some age and contained outdated furnishing, which wasn't that big a deal. Perhaps it was clean, but the age of the tile in the bathroom made it appear stained (or dirty) and the condition of the ceilings made it look old and damaged in some places. The popcorn ceilings were darker in some places. There were limited television channels. And no room service. However, it was conveniently located. And because we really only slept in the room, it was adequate for those purposes. But we kept reminding ourselves how lovely THE VIEW was to compensate for the lack-luster room quality. You do get what you pay for. Please understand, it was OK but just be realistic in your expectations. The website photos are great and may have been accurate a few year ago. The facility just has aged and the room hadn't been kept up. But the lobby area was better kept. The pool and exterior (ocean front) portion of the property was the best part of all. It was very nice and made up for other things. The breakfast was modest. But there are many food options nearby. Overall, I'd give it a 2.5 out of 5 stars. What was misleading was the good online reviews. So it is possible that our room was the exception rather than the rule.

By , from Fleming Island, FL on Oct 9, 2017

4
Everyone

Nice hotel nice beach overall nice stay close to everything and the boardwalk was nice

By , from FLORIDA on Sep 25, 2017

5
Everyone

warm friendly people atmosphere Staff accommodated my needs

By on Sep 15, 2017

4

rolex 24

Everyone

Emerald Shores was a great place to stay. The price was reasonable and the facility was fine.

By , from Kingsport, Tennessee on Feb 3, 2017

Review comment responded on Feb 7, 2017

Thank you for your great review. We really try hard to make everyone's say nice!

5

beautiful hotel on the beach

Everyone

This is an independent hotel which surprises me how clean, comfortable, and great staff this hotel has two offer . I absolutely love staying here, this is probably my fifth time . Impressive pool and Jacuzzi, with a great view of the beach. The hotel staff is 100%!

By , from Daytona Beach Shores on Dec 19, 2016

Review comment responded on Feb 1, 2017

Thank you for your review. We really try at emerald to make it the best.

2

you are paying for the view!

Everyone

Other than the girl who checked us in on Friday Eve and one young maintenance man, the staff was very unpleasant and rude. I don't know if it is a bad place to work but I was treated like I was bothering them every time there was and interaction. This is the second time we have stayed here. The first time I was disappointed by the small things; the coffee maker did not work, no hot water in the shower, grate on AC hanging half off on the balcony but I decided to give it one more try. I was so put off by the "small" things again and the unfriendliness of the staff that I will try another hotel next time.

By , from Florida on Aug 9, 2016

4

quality ok but see comments for clarifucation

Everyone

Did not have type of room reserved online and then unsold. Hotel was fine but this was not. Orbitz or hotel issue? Not sure. Please contact me to explain because not the first time.

By on Jul 30, 2016

2
Everyone

The rooms were not clean. There was paper on the floor and it was there for the entire stay. There was s bulb missing , and when we called they did change it. It advertises free wifi, but we could not get on. People at desk were very pleasant, but we felt we should have been given a credit as we could not get online.

By on Apr 10, 2016

3
Everyone

The room was large but lacked plastic cups, ice buckets, iron and ironing boards

By on Apr 6, 2016

2
Everyone

There was mold in bathroom on the walls and the curtains had mold too

By on Mar 31, 2016