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Beach nearby, scuba diving, snorkelling
Beach nearby, scuba diving, snorkelling
Beach nearby, scuba diving, snorkelling
Outdoor pool

Guest reviews

197 reviews
Guests rated this property 2.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning


Explore the area

Popular LocationFort Lauderdale Beach8 min walk
Popular LocationHugh Taylor Birch State Park8 min drive
Popular LocationThe Galleria at Fort Lauderdale8 min drive
AirportFort Lauderdale, FL (FLL-Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood Intl.)21 min drive

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  • Apartment, 1 Bedroom

    Room amenities

    • 36 sq m
    • Sleeps 5
    More detailsApartment, 1 Bedroom
  • Studio, 1 Queen Bed

    Room amenities

    • 27 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsStudio, 1 Queen Bed
  • Studio, 2 Double Beds

    Room amenities

    • 37 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsStudio, 2 Double Beds
  • Economy Room, Kitchenette (Efficiency, Kitchenette, 2 Beds)

    Room amenities

    • 37 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsEconomy Room, Kitchenette (Efficiency, Kitchenette, 2 Beds)
  • Economy Room, Kitchenette (Efficiency, Kitchenette, 1 Queen Bed)

    Room amenities

    • 33 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsEconomy Room, Kitchenette (Efficiency, Kitchenette, 1 Queen Bed)

About this area


Located in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Dolphin Harbor Inn is near the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Fort Lauderdale Beach and Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, while Bonnet House Museum and Gardens and Deerfield Beach Pier are popular area attractions. Butterfly World and Pompano Beach Aquatics Center are also worth visiting.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Fort Lauderdale Beach - 8 min walk
  • Bonnet House Museum and Gardens - 7 min drive
  • Hugh Taylor Birch State Park - 8 min drive
  • The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale - 8 min drive
  • Las Olas Beach - 14 min drive

Getting around

  • Fort Lauderdale Cypress Creek Station - 11 min drive
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL-Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood Intl.) - 21 min drive


  • BurgerFi - 3 min walk
  • Keese's SIMPLY DELICIOUS - 3 min walk
  • Athena By The Sea - 4 min walk
  • Mulligan's Beach House - 4 min walk
  • 101 Ocean - 4 min walk

About this property

Dolphin Harbor Inn

Lauderdale-by-the-Sea motel in East Fort Lauderdale, walk to Fort Lauderdale Beach
This motel features an outdoor pool, express check-out and a garden. WiFi in public areas is free. All 21 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and microwaves, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and LCD TVs with cable channels. Ceiling fans, showers and desks are among the other amenities that guests will find. Weekly housekeeping is available.
Dolphin Harbor Inn offers 21 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with free toiletries and a ceiling fan. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and microwaves. Bathrooms include a shower.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. LCD televisions come with cable channels. Housekeeping is offered on a weekly basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Enhanced cleanliness are washed at 60°C or hotter
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and enhanced cleanliness
Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
Personal protective equipment worn by staff
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkelling

Family friendly

  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fridge


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Housekeeping (weekly)

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Hebrew
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan


  • Free toiletries
  • Shower


  • TV channels
  • LCD TV

Food and drink

  • Microwave
  • Fridge


  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)



Check-in between 3 PM and 6:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

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Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be 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.
  • No on-site parking is available.
  • Safety features at this property include carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; enhanced cleanliness; enhanced cleanliness.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

Property is also known as

Dolphin Harbor Inn Lauderdale-by-the-Sea
Dolphin Harbor Inn
Dolphin Harbor Lauderdale-by-the-Sea
Dolphin Harbor

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Dolphin Harbor Inn and receive a full refund?
Yes, Dolphin Harbor Inn offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Dolphin Harbor Inn cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does this motel have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is this motel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this motel?
Dolphin Harbor Inn doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 3 PM to 6:00 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at Dolphin Harbor Inn?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is Dolphin Harbor Inn located?
Located in East Fort Lauderdale, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Anglins Fishing Pier and Fort Lauderdale Beach. Hugh Taylor Birch State Park is 2.6 mi (4.2 km) away.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Dolphin Harbor Inn

Guest rating
5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Clean room and nice location. Just what I needed for a short trip

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019


  • Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Price not right

Refrigerator not emptied Cup had coffee grounds in it Floor not clean

Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Nice old Florida motel

It was a pleasant stay. Staff friendly. Room clean w/ fridge and microwave...internet available. Bathroom needs updating.

Stayed 4 nights in Aug 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Property conditions & facilities

Stayed 6 nights in Aug 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2019