"The room was great for a last minute booking. Spacious room a balcony and ocean view. The restaurant looked like a 4 stars open until midnight but we ... " More

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Hotel Description

Royal Beach Palace puts you in the center of Fort Lauderdale, 4.3 km (2.7 mi) from Hugh Taylor Birch State Park and 4.4 km (2.7 mi) from Bonnet House Museum and Gardens. Highlights at this hotel include 4 outdoor swimming pools, 2 bars/lounges, and a restaurant.

You can enjoy LED TVs with satellite channels, and all 120 rooms feature free WiFi, coffee/tea makers, and free local calls. Refrigerators, microwaves, and room service make in-room dining convenient. Pillowtop beds and premium bedding welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include free toiletries. Safes, hair dryers, and irons/ironing boards are also available.

The restaurant, Royal Beach Palace Bar, serves American cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. At the hotel's own poolside bar, you can stop for a drink. Enjoy the free pool cabanas and pool loungers. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas and a 24-hour business center. Cooked-to-order breakfast is available daily between 8 AM and 11:30 AM. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Within a 15-minute drive of this 3.5-star Fort Lauderdale hotel, attractions include Las Olas Riverfront and Broward Center for the Performing Arts.

Standard Villa, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$89 per night

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Partial Ocean View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Partial Ocean View

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Royal Beach Palace ratings based on 20 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.9 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0
4 out of 5
The room was great for a last minute booking. Spacious room a balcony and ocean view. The restaurant looked like a 4 stars open until midnight but we ate before. This was a good price, would stay there again.

Posted by on Nov 30, 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

Dec 5, 2017 by Lene

Dear guest, thank you for your recent feedback. We are excited to hear that you enjoyed our spacious and comfortable room. We hope you will return soon for another memorable visit.

3 out of 5

Location was good

Slow and hot elevator, hardly no channels on tv apparently due to the recent storm, pool was small, room was small and didn't quite look like the pictures. Rooms could use a slight make over. Didn't appreciate having to leave a $200 deposit when I had already paid for my room. That limited my spending money

Posted by , from indianapolis on Sep 30, 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 7, 2017 by Lene

Thank you Ericka for taking the time to share your review. Your comments let us know where we can improve to provide a better experience for our guests. Thank you for bringing these issues to our attention, We apologize for the inconvenience and we hope you will give us a another chance to welcome you back for a great stay!

5 out of 5

Great overall & super convenient.

Amazing experience, close to beaches, convenient stores, shopping centers, & major attractions, non-drivers cab fares are very affordable. Hotel staff are very professional, helpful, courtious, and accommodating. The outside does not give it the inside justice, lobby is kinda sexy chic & rooms are large. Maria & Lene at the front desk are rock stars. Definitely returning to this hotel.

Posted by , from bronx, ny on Sep 25, 2017

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4 out of 5

Amazing staff!!

Pros: Extremely helpful staff, convenient location to restaurants and shops
Cons: Pools could be cleaned more frequently, and the outside area by the pools could be cleaner as well. The lobby had a distinguished smell.
Location: Walking distance to grocery stores, great restaurants and Starbucks, and the walk to beach is around 5-10 minutes
We really enjoyed staying here! The staff went above and beyond to make sure we were happy. From the front desk to the housekeeping staff, we were impressed with how efficient and accommodating everyone was. We loved our room and decorations. Our main complaint with our room was that there was a generous space between our door and the wall. There were times that the door was closed, but we thought we left the door open because of the space between the door and the wall. We also loved the four pools. The pools could be cleaner, but overall we were happy we stayed here.

Posted by on Jul 31, 2017

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3 out of 5
Pros: Staff was nice.
Cons: Rate accurately with price matching.
Location: Long walk to beach. Convenient to drug store and grocery store.
2 queen beds false. It was 2 doubles. Pool bar with loud music and cigarette smoke was 6 feet from our balcony. Laundry was beneath our room and started noise early in the morning. Older tired hotel on a busy road. The type of Motel you stay at on a cross country road trip to get 8 hours of sleep and a shower. 3 1/2 stars not an accurate score. More like a 2.

Posted by on Mar 6, 2017

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4 out of 5

Nice Hotel

Nice enough hotel in good shape overall, next to a major road so there's a bit of traffic noise. Attentive staff. Across the streety on the ocean side there's a row of high rise condos, each with a private entrance and not open to the public. There's about a 7 - 10 minute walk to public access on the beach.

Posted by on Feb 7, 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

Feb 11, 2017 by Melissa M

Hello, Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us. You are correct about the beach distance. It is a short 7-10 min walk to the public beach access point. We also offer free beach towel rentals to all of our guests and sometimes we have beach chairs as well. Have a wonderful day.

5 out of 5

Pleasantly Surprised

A friend and I stayed at Royal Beach Palace for 5 days on business. We were pleasantly surprised by the convenience, rooms, parking and location. Each room has a small kitchen. You have to walk about 10 minutes to get to the beach but the beach is lovely. They also provided us with, towels, chairs and an umbrella, at no charge. Pools were clean and refreshing. This is obviously a motel that has been here for many years but the remodel was lovely. Clean and convenient. Gabriella, at the Front Desk, was perfectly delightful.

Posted by , from Denver on Sep 26, 2016

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Comment from Hotel Management

Nov 7, 2016 by Front Desk Supervisor

Hello Melanie. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our pool and all out hotel amenities during your stay. Thank you for your time and comment. We greatly appreciate your feedback and we hope you visit us again soon!

2 out of 5

Needs new AC

The hotel was in front if major construction which isn't their fault but the sliding glass door wouldn't move properly. The curtain wouldn't blackout the street lights, ans the AC never got the room cold. There was no fan in the bathroom so when you showeres it fogged up and the ac never cooled that part down. There was a huge gap at the door so we had to block it at night to keep in some air. There was inadequate parking and the doors at night were not lighted.

Posted by on Jul 11, 2016

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5 out of 5

Beach-Friendly Location/ 3 Guest Pools

The service was excellent which made my stay even more relaxing and uncomplicated. The only glitch was the rooms could not receive sound for NBC & ABC. About 2/3 through my trip, these channels were restored in time for the NBA PLAYOFFS. It's convenient to all major highways, store chains, restaurants, etc. I would highly recommend the Royal Palace Hotel & plan on returning. It's the most bang for your bucks!

Posted by , from Boston, Massachusetts on Jun 6, 2016

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jun 10, 2016 by Front Desk Manager

Thank you for the good review about your stay. We are delighted to know that you were able to enjoy your stay. Rest assured our channels are working fine now. We look forward to welcoming you back on another great stay in the future.

5 out of 5

Very nice updated Hotel

Pros: Ther tiki bar, cabanas, villas
Cons: the lobby should mirror the villas. It need some updating
Location: There are many restaurants, golfing and beach nearby
At first when I went to check in the lobby appeared to be in the 1970's with panel walls but when I went to my room , it was a villa. I am very picky and was quite satisfied. The villa was very clean and modern. Really enjoyed my stay with the cabanas and pool right outside of my room. The hotel staff were very nice and helpful. I would definitely stay here again.

Posted by , from San Diego, CA on Apr 30, 2016

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Property Features

Royal Beach Palace offers its guests 4 outdoor swimming pools. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 2 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. There's an onsite 24-hour business center. Royal Beach Palace also features multilingual staff, a garden, and concierge services. A roundtrip airport shuttle at scheduled times and an area shuttle are available for a fee. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. This 3.5-star Fort Lauderdale hotel is smoke free.

  • 120 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 4 buildings
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • Built in 1979
  • Dining venue
  • Bar by the pool
  • Towels for the beach
  • Cabanas by the pool (free)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Concierge
  • Garden
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Number of outdoor pools - 4
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Long-term parking (surcharge) , Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces) , Free parking nearby

Transport

  • Airport: Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL-Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood Intl.) (16.5 km / 10.2 mi)
  • Train station: Fort Lauderdale Cypress Creek Station (8.8 km / 5.5 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle and area shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking; extended parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Royal Beach Palace offers 120 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature safes and coffee/tea makers. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. 40-inch LED televisions come with premium satellite channels. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Fort Lauderdale hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in October 2014.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LED television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 8 AM to 11:30 AM.

Royal Beach Palace Bar - Overlooking the pool, this restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

4 outdoor swimming pools are on site. Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision. The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to get details.

This property accepts credit cards only for the incidentals deposit. Cash is not accepted. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 15 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

This property allows 1 parking space per room. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

The property can receive up to 2 medium size guest packages free of charge prior to arrival. Additional or oversized packages will incur a storage fee per package and small packages may incur an additional storage fee per package. Packages received after the guest has checked in will not incur a storage fee. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 50 per day

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 6.00 and USD 12.00 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 30-50 per vehicle (one way)
  • Extended parking fee: USD 20 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Beach Palace Hotel
  • Royal Beach Hotel
  • Royal Beach Palace
  • Royal Beach Palace Fort Lauderdale
  • Royal Beach Palace Hotel
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  • Royal Hotel Beach Palace
  • Royal Hotel Palace
  • Royal Palace Beach
  • Royal Palace Beach Hotel
  • Fort Lauderdale Beach Palace Hotel Fort Lauderdale

You should know

  • Royal Beach Palace offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Children 15 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.