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Seattle, Washington
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39 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

I have stayed in Ft Lauderdale many times, but this time, we decided to try a Gay Hotel, vs, the regular resorts. What a nice surprise. While yes, I find this hotel somewhat dated, it's kept up VERY nice. It's small, and quaint and we loved the rooms. It has a small fridge, microwave, which is nice, comfortable beds, fun... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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110 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

My husband made reservations for a weekend dinner in Ft. Lauderdale and we decided to stay the weekend and hit the beach. We have stayed at several gay resorts in the area, but chose Cheston House sight-unseen due its proximity to the beach and reasonable prices for a last-minute booking. We were not disappointed. Let me start by saying that... More 

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5 Thank TJSJupiter_Florida
San Jose, California
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18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Very clean, very comfortable and very much worth the price. Not your typical hotel like room. MUCH much more comfortable and cleaner. Very spacious and a wonderful comfortable bed with lots of pillows. Compared to the other gay resorts in the neighborhood I feel a lot more safer here as well.

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4 Thank OneManTravelor
Logan
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92 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

The Cheston House is very much what you might expect. A small boutique hotel where the decor is dated and more apartment like than hotel room. The location is amazing, just a stroll down from the Hilton and the beach. We virtually walked everywhere. The staff was truly pleasant with each interaction. Never a problem or an issue to be... More 

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6 Thank Edward Q
White Plains, New York
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2016

My partner and I just spent 5 perfect nights at the Cheston House from December 27 to January 1. From the moment we arrived, we were treated like family. Our hosts, Larry, Lawrence, and Chuck, were outstanding and were always available for questions, advice, restaurant and bar suggestions and directions. The property is impeccable and welcoming. Rooms are contemporary, immaculate... More 

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2 Thank charles f
chestonmanager, General Manager at Cheston House Gay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you Charles for your beautifully written response. The best advertisement we could hope for. You captured the essence of what we do best. We look forward to your return visit to Cheston House. With Warm Regards, Chuck, Lawrence and Larry. More 

Mexico, United States
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21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2015

I booked a 4-day stay. I was greeted by an infestation of ants and insects in the bathroom area. The bedroom area had an old, musty-smelling rug on the floor that needed to be replaced. The furnishings were mis-matched and badly needed updating. The wood molding in the bath, next to the shower was warped from water and pulling away... More 

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4 Thank Roger M
chestonmanager, General Manager at Cheston House Gay Resort, responded to this review

There's a book written by a CEO of a major airline, his best quote was, "the customer's not always right." When a guest submits constructive and useful reviews, we listen and we appreciate the feedback. It helps us improve our product and services. Your review was questionable. If you would have submitted the dates of stay and room number, that... More 

St. Petersburg, Florida
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20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2015

My husband and I planned a weekend get away so we went to Miami and Ft. Lauderdale. Chuck the manager was wonderful, friendly and a pleasure to talk with. The hotel is clean, safe, and friendly. We had a nice time and recommend this to others.

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1 Thank OccassionalVisit2r
chestonmanager, General Manager at Cheston House Gay Resort, responded to this review

Thank You guys for your review. We, (I) appreciate guest feedback. I and the Staff look forward to your future visit to Cheston House. As of this date, we've almost completed room renovations. I'm sure you'll like the improvements. Check the website for new room photos and our mobile site is up and running. With Warm Regards....................... More 

Jersey City, New Jersey
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2015

I stayed for two nights June 2015. Lovely place. Quiet. It's a small, may be 10-12 room hotel, spacious rooms including coffee making facilities, TV. It features a nice pool. Walking distance to beach. Staff were friendly and professional. Basic continental breakfast and wi-fi are included in your booking fee. Parking is ten dollars daily. The one drawback I encountered... More 

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7 Thank cmjusino
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99 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2015

I've stayed here before and is always clean, welcoming and friendly. Great location close to the beach I usually get the 1 bedroom so I have a full kitchen to cook. One reason why I like it is the clean pool that is 8 ft deep. Very nice! One thing I would suggest leave the music around pool playing at... More 

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8 Thank Travelingczechman
phila, pa
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2015

very basic, no attitude, staff is great. rooms are reasonable and adequate. best part is laying by pool all rooms open toward the pool area. secluded, clothing optional. clientele more of your 40-60 years old. you wont find too many twinks, or muscle guys or attitudes. close to beach, and to the action not far from wilton manor. always stay... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cheston House, an intimate, all male gay resort, located 2 blocks from Ft. Lauderdale beach. Friendly staff, warm hospitality and spacious accommodations awaits you. Experience our immaculate lush tropical surroundings along with a swim in our heated, clothing optional pool. Whether you choose a guest room, suite or apartment we bring you all the comforts of home. See for yourself why our guests keep coming back time after time. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cheston House Gay Resort

Address: 520 N. Birch Road, Fort Lauderdale Beach, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Region: United States > Florida > Broward County > Fort Lauderdale > Central Beach
Price Range: RM558 - RM1,134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cheston House Gay Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“I only saw our room, which was a King Bedded room on the corner, first floor. Everything is close. I didn't notice any noise issues..”
 of 5 bubbles Seaguy48, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on second floor are quieter-we loved being on the first floor near the pool and tables.”
 of 5 bubbles 615charlesf, 6 Jan 2016 | Read review
“ask for room 16 or 17”
 of 5 bubbles delcopup, 20 May 2015 | Read review
“another hotel - try the royal palms which was very good (by comparison almost anything would be very good)”
  • paintwork missing and MDF expanded and freying
  • outside vent of aircon
  • inside noisy aircon
 of 5 bubbles londonhugo, 21 Feb 2014 | Read review
“All the rooms seem great, but I would chose the suite just because of the extra room you get. 1st floor is always my choice.”
 of 5 bubbles afjoe1, 3 Sep 2013 | Read review
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