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International Palms Oceanfront Resort Cocoa Beach

3.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Rooms are very out dated, dirty, and small. They ended up separating our family because of a condemned room they failed to keep closed and rented out to us anyway. There was mold that had been painted over, wet floor under the bed (hardwood floors),and the AC was not working. And by the end of our week there they had rented out this room AGAIN to another family. The bathrooms are incredibly small and dingy. Our toilet was barely functioning. The floors are filthy. Our AC unit had a completely broken screen and a filthy filter. The kids pool was very run down. We heard from a maintenance man that in 2 years this whole complex will be torn down and rebuilt by another hotel company that bought them. I hope this is true because this place was disgusting and run down. The girl who checked us in though was very polite. We stayed here 3 years ago, and this place has only continued to worsen. All of the other employees we passed throughout the week didn't even acknowledge us or smile. There was trash all over the resort and the beach. I do not remember the beach being so dirty 3 years ago. There were countless cigarette butts, beer caps, and random garbage everywhere.

The original room had a leaking bathroom ceiling. Was upgraded to a Oceanview villa. It was great. Very nice staff.

We personally had a great stay! We stay every year & although it is an older hotel & in need of some repairs, I see they have been trying to fix some of the rooms! The hotel has everything you need, pool, bar, the ocean, & live music!

Location is great but that's about it. They need major major renovations. The manager at the front desk was amazing and tried to accommodate us to the best of her ability and we really appreciated it. The food at the hotel restaurants was ok , sandwiches from the local grocery store were much more tasty.

Bathrooms were funky Beds were stiff Great location And lots of activities for the kids Should be listed as a motel...

Our stay was exactly what we expected. We booked this hotel for the kiddie pool and that's exactly what our daughter enjoyed, as well as the adult pool. The view of the beach from the balcony of our room was gorgeous. The room was clean. All we say is that the furniture is outdated and the chipping paint on the handrails was disappointing.

Loved that the hotel is right on the beach! There is so much that you can do here. We spent a lot of time at Mambos, the pool and of course the beach. You could literally check in and never have to leave this resort. The room could have been a little cleaner but housekeeping did come every day with new towels, took the garbage out and made the bed. The staff are all very kind and helpful. We will be coming back to visit next year!

When reserving your room they show a picture of a room that is nice. But when you get there the room they give you is dirty the bed is like concrete. The wallpaper is tearing off the walls. There is holes in the walls. The door is so flimsy you could break threw it. The bathroom is so small you can barely turn around. The shower and toilet are so old and gross you don't want to use them. They say it is a hotel and resort but it is a motel. I would not stay here or let anyone I know stay here

Was on the beach, good price, the room could have been better, shower handles were needing repair, but very friendly, family oriented. Had a great stay. Room was clean, but just a bit dated

An oceanfront room and beach access is the only reason we stayed at this location. The room and beds were uncomfortable with a poor running a/c unit.

The sheets were clean, and the few staff that I met were friendly, but other than that I don't have much good to say. the place is loaded with deferred maintenance. Doorknobs falling off, bathroom tile all cracked, and plumbing questionable. It feels like the owner has given up on the place and is just milking it for a few more years. Close to the beach though.

The hotel was very good for ocean accessibility. But the room was not good...it was dirty and not like the pictures at all. If we were staying for more than one night we would have relocated. Example; we wanted to rinse off after swimming in the ocean, so I asked my husband to call down to the front desk for more towels. He picked up the phone and there was no dial tone...when he investigated further there was no cord in the phone to the wall. My husband went down to the lobby to inform them and when the maintenance man came to fix it, he was unsuccessful.

This hotel is right off cocoa beach which isn't that pretty but they have a basketball court, tennis court, a nice size pool area and volleyball area. However the hotel is so outdated and old. Breakfast brunch was disgusting and overpriced. But if you need a cheap hotel for one night to go on a cruise, you'll be fine. But don't expect the slightest bit of luxury. However we didn't see any roaches or rats.

Dirty run down tourist hotel. Carpet was so dirty you needed to wear sandals in order to keep you're feet from tuning black. The bedding was tapered and worn. Leak in the bathroom ceiling ad wet cartpent by the bathroom door. Run down with 80's decor. Maid staff was dismissive when asking for towels. Only saving grace is pretty kid oriented with play areas on the grounds and pool.

used to be holiday inn. nice location. water pressure & temperature terrible. paper thin walls. we were there during spring break and had to call the desk about loud parties both nights of our stay.. we were there for my mothers funeral and didn't get any sleep and it was a terrible stay

Lots of issues with room key and door opening even after several attempts of new keys. Had booked 2 sep rooms on 2 diff floors both bathrooms were very dirty. Toilets were dirty and missing a shower curtain. Never had sheets changed in rooms nor ever left enough towels. Hotel staff started weed eating/mowing at 7AM.. When we booked our room it stated ocean front however we were NOT right on the beach and our rooms did not even face the beach. There were baseball college teams that were constantly running the balcony at midnight. You had to be careful stepping out and not getting ran over. Would have called front desk but the front desk# wasn't working. The hot tub was very dirty. The pool wasn't very warm but bare able, Mambos (the bar) was good when they were opened. Not a long walk to the beach but enough that I wouldn't take your grandma!

I don't even know where to begin, our first room was unacceptable had a huge gap/hole in the door, in the bathroom it looks like they painted the bathtub and was chipping away, mold on the ceiling and in the shower room and rusted spots all over the room where electrical stuff was. Our second room was below average, boxspring old bed, made noises every time you moved, The view looked out over dumpsters in the parking lot, didn't feel over safe and room telephone never seem to work, The room still had rust on the electrical parts in the room and looked like they have been painting over mold in the walls and ceiling. The staff was super friendly and mambos was good. The facility has lots of potential but extremely rundown.

The hotel is old and rundown. It's dirty and old linens. The sheets were dirty when we arrived. The beds were so uncomfortable. It's also very noisy. The shower couldn't sustain warm water.

No breakfast but it said online that breakfast included. The room didn't even look closed to the photos online. The ocean front was dirty and lots of seaweeds. The staffs were okay, we didn't encounter with them much. Just when check in and check out only. It's a bigger hotels and the room cost is too expensive

I do not believe there are any rooms with an ocean view as there are at least two buildings between this place and the ocean. It is a short walk to the beach though. The room was in poor condition - the toilet ran frequently, especially when water was run from any surround room. The room was in need desperate need of updating - carpet warn in spots to the cement, toilet seat was broken, pillows were too small. Not much noise privacy between rooms - you could hear more than you wanted to - rooms were joined at the bathroom. It was clean though and would be an okay place to stay if looking for a Cocoa Beach bargain.

1300 N Atlantic Avenue Cocoa Beach FL

Hotel highlights

  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Outdoor pool

International Palms Oceanfront Resort Cocoa Beach places you within a 5-minute walk of Lori Wilson Park and I Dream Of Jeannie Lane. This 500-room, 3-star hotel has conveniences like an outdoor pool, free in-room WiFi, and free self parking. It's on the beach and also near Cocoa Beach Pier and East Coast Surfing Hall of Fame.


Dining

Enjoy dining at the hotel's 2 onsite restaurants: Mambos Beachside Bar specializes in American cuisine, and serves lunch; dinner, or The Breakfast Spot offers relaxing pool views. You can sip a beverage at the coffee shop/café. For your convenience, a full breakfast is served for a fee each morning from 7 AM to 11 AM.


Rooms

All 500 air-conditioned rooms feature refrigerators, coffee makers, and safes. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and 27-inch flat-screen TVs with cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Phones, ironing boards, and desks are also standard.


Property features

International Palms Oceanfront Resort Cocoa Beach features an outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a fitness center. There's free parking and a cruise ship terminal shuttle. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, luggage storage, and securing valuables. Other amenities at this beach hotel include a spa tub, free WiFi in public areas, and 8 meeting rooms.

Room options

Standard Room, Non Smoking

Full 2 | King 1 | Sleeps 5

Villa, 1 King Bed, Kitchen

King 1 | Sleeps 4

Standard Room, Non Smoking, Refrigerator & Microwave

King 1 | Twin 2 | Sleeps 4

Family Room

Twin 3 | Sleeps 5

Guest reviews for International Palms Oceanfront Resort Cocoa Beach

Everyone (86) Business (17) Couples (118) Family (134) Friends (16) Other (29)
2

entire complex needs renovated.

Everyone

Rooms are very out dated, dirty, and small. They ended up separating our family because of a condemned room they failed to keep closed and rented out to us anyway. There was mold that had been painted over, wet floor under the bed (hardwood floors),and the AC was not working. And by the end of our week there they had rented out this room AGAIN to another family. The bathrooms are incredibly small and dingy. Our toilet was barely functioning. The floors are filthy. Our AC unit had a completely broken screen and a filthy filter. The kids pool was very run down. We heard from a maintenance man that in 2 years this whole complex will be torn down and rebuilt by another hotel company that bought them. I hope this is true because this place was disgusting and run down. The girl who checked us in though was very polite. We stayed here 3 years ago, and this place has only continued to worsen. All of the other employees we passed throughout the week didn't even acknowledge us or smile. There was trash all over the resort and the beach. I do not remember the beach being so dirty 3 years ago. There were countless cigarette butts, beer caps, and random garbage everywhere.

By on Aug 14, 2017

4

great ocean view

Everyone

The original room had a leaking bathroom ceiling. Was upgraded to a Oceanview villa. It was great. Very nice staff.

By , from Atlanta, Ga on Jul 31, 2017

4

everything you need in one place!

Families

We personally had a great stay! We stay every year & although it is an older hotel & in need of some repairs, I see they have been trying to fix some of the rooms! The hotel has everything you need, pool, bar, the ocean, & live music!

By on Jul 15, 2017

1
Everyone

Location is great but that's about it. They need major major renovations. The manager at the front desk was amazing and tried to accommodate us to the best of her ability and we really appreciated it. The food at the hotel restaurants was ok , sandwiches from the local grocery store were much more tasty.

By on Jul 1, 2017

3

outdated but great for kids

Everyone

Bathrooms were funky Beds were stiff Great location And lots of activities for the kids Should be listed as a motel...

By on Jun 23, 2017

4
Everyone

Our stay was exactly what we expected. We booked this hotel for the kiddie pool and that's exactly what our daughter enjoyed, as well as the adult pool. The view of the beach from the balcony of our room was gorgeous. The room was clean. All we say is that the furniture is outdated and the chipping paint on the handrails was disappointing.

By on May 26, 2017

4

nice hotel with lots of amenities.

Everyone

Loved that the hotel is right on the beach! There is so much that you can do here. We spent a lot of time at Mambos, the pool and of course the beach. You could literally check in and never have to leave this resort. The room could have been a little cleaner but housekeeping did come every day with new towels, took the garbage out and made the bed. The staff are all very kind and helpful. We will be coming back to visit next year!

By , from New York on May 10, 2017

Review comment responded on Jun 5, 2017

Thank you for the kind comments. It is great to hear that you enjoyed the resort and we achieved our goal of meeting all your needs. We will pass on the housekeeping comments as well. We hope to see you again.

2

trashy dirty motel close to the beach

Everyone

When reserving your room they show a picture of a room that is nice. But when you get there the room they give you is dirty the bed is like concrete. The wallpaper is tearing off the walls. There is holes in the walls. The door is so flimsy you could break threw it. The bathroom is so small you can barely turn around. The shower and toilet are so old and gross you don't want to use them. They say it is a hotel and resort but it is a motel. I would not stay here or let anyone I know stay here

By , from wisconsin on Apr 20, 2017

3

family friendly

Everyone

Was on the beach, good price, the room could have been better, shower handles were needing repair, but very friendly, family oriented. Had a great stay. Room was clean, but just a bit dated

By on Apr 15, 2017

2
Everyone

An oceanfront room and beach access is the only reason we stayed at this location. The room and beds were uncomfortable with a poor running a/c unit.

By on Apr 8, 2017