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Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Great 2 day business trip in Hollywood, Fl. Staff is super. LOCATION is the best. Bring your bikes and you will be Happy you did. Kichen is good ( Bring food for icebox before you arrive.) Great value!!!!!

Thank Bruce W
Donna B, Owner at Manta Ray Inn, responded to this review

It was such a pleasure to have you stay with us even though it was only for a few days. Your wife was delightful and we were thrilled to give her a much deserved break! We are glad that you enjoyed biking on Hollywood Beach! It really is the best beach and the water was amazingly warm while you were...

Reviewed 14 November 2016

Prior to our stay we received an e-mail from the owner asking for our arrival time. The owner was trying to have our room available before we got there. We were staying here only 1 night prior to leaving on a cruise. My friends had come earlier than we did and got to enjoy the area longer. We arrived early...

1Thank princess1
Donna B, Owner at Manta Ray Inn, responded to this review

It was such a pleasure to have you and your friends stay with us at the Manta Ray Inn and you are now part of the Manta Ray Inn family so do not be strangers! Our Manta Ray Inn team definitely do their best to make every guest experience memorable and so please stay in touch with us and we...

Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Just steps away from the beach. Rooms have been recently updated but retain a "beach kitsch" vibe. Can be a bit damp but what do you expect being so close to the ocean? Full kitchen and outdoor grills on site. Beds are very firm!

Thank Vivian M
Donna B, Owner at Manta Ray Inn, responded to this review

It was definitely our pleasure to have you stay with us at the Manta Ray Inn and we really are sorry that you were not able to really enjoy the beach due to the high winds and rain! Perhaps the next time you are with us the sun will come out and be lovely for you. In any case, it...

Kissimmee, Florida
Reviewed 28 October 2016

What a blast from the past. I always like to support the local small businesses. This is a true gem. We hope to go back this summer and spend a week. Make sure you check them out before you book a large hotel. The location of "right on the beach" will make us go back.

Thank steelrluvr
Donna B, Owner at Manta Ray Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us at the Manta Ray Inn! Our Manta Ray Inn Team definitely enjoyed having you and your husband with us and we were thrilled that we "exceeded" your expectations! Being directly on the ocean is so restful and it was fun to have guests that truly appreciate the old Florida that we all...

Reviewed 26 October 2016

Our family stayed at the Manta Ray Inn for just too very short nights before a cruise out of Miami. My wife and I traveled with my mother and father which both has not seen the beaches of Florida for a very, very long time. My mother has been fighting lung cancer for most of the summer and now is...

1Thank jmg711
Donna B, Owner at Manta Ray Inn, responded to this review

You and your family are great and such a wonderful addition to our Manta Ray Inn Family!! We all enjoyed having you here with us at the Manta Ray Inn and although we hope you enjoyed your, well deserved cruise, we cannot wait until your turn to the Manta Ray Inn for a longer visit! It brings our Manta Ray...

Jersey, Channel Islands
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I am sat here writing this looking at rolling waves at sunrise over a deserted beach - a great location. It is a 15/20 minutes walk to the restaurants and bars on the Broadwalk but the beach outside makes this a good place where people fishing and pelicans all add to the ambiance. Check in was easy and I didn't...

Thank Bob1949
Donna B, Owner at Manta Ray Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! Your comments mean a lot to the Manta Ray Inn Team! We are thrilled that we have "exceeded" your expectations and cannot wait for you to return to the Manta Ray Inn in the future so that you may kick back and relax, unplug and recharge! The ocean...

Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Everything was special, that place is Magic. The personal is friendly and very nice. The room is clean and comfortable. Thomas is the manager and he is awesome. This is my second time and not my last one.

1Thank ramvald
Donna B, Owner at Manta Ray Inn, responded to this review

It was so nice to have you as a return guest and part of the Manta Ray Inn family!! As always the staff enjoyed having you there and look forward to your next visit. Our staff definitely try to make every visit "exceed" your expectations and so I am thrilled that you feel the magic of the little peace of...

Reviewed 28 July 2016

we spend good time on The Manta Ray Inn, clean and and organized.the kitchen was new and clean they have everything to make the meals. Thomas the owner was very helpful. the location was fantastic on the beach , I will do every summer to stay in this location.

2Thank rahik m
Donna B, Owner at Manta Ray Inn, responded to this review

We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay at the Manta Ray Inn and we look forward to your ma ny return visits with us! The staff certainly enjoyed having you and we hope that you will keep in touch! It was such a pleasure!

Richardson, Texas
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We picked this place based upon prior reviews. Did quite a bit of research for places in Hollywood. Read some of the other reviews for a more detailed overview of the property. Yes, it's small, but very well maintained and incredibly great location. It's pretty much like a little apartment/condo with a mini-kitchen, etc. We picked it because it's right...

4Thank John F
Donna B, Owner at Manta Ray Inn, responded to this review

We are extremely happy that you decided to stay with us at the Manta Ray Inn! The staff do their very best to provide you with quality personalized service so that you may unplug and get the vacation you deserve on the ocean. We do our best to keep the apartments updated and well equipped. Yes, a/c in the bedroom...

Essen, Germany
Reviewed 9 July 2016

We (2 adults, two young kids and a 3 months old baby boy from Germany) stayed for 2 1/2 weeks at the Manta Ray Inn and we had such a great time there. It is really just like paradise. The location is terrific, the rooms are cozy, spacious and super clean! And its so close to the ocean :-) You...

Thank DanielKB091115
Donna B, Owner at Manta Ray Inn, responded to this review

You have such a beautiful family!! We enjoyed having you with us in our little piece of paradise and were thrilled that your children could enjoy the beach and the freedom that is provided by being directly on the ocean! We are still talking about your visit and cannot wait for you all to return so we can see how...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our one- and two-bedroom suites are fully equipped to be your home away from home! We provide full daily maid service, free wifi, beach chairs, beach towels, gas grills, heated pool, complimentary movies, on-site laundry facilities, beach toys for your children. Forgot your sunscreen, beach umbrella or sand pail? Don't worry -- we are here to help you out! Rest and enjoy that cocktail as the sun sets and the children play in the sand. We have everything else covered. Hit the beach, hit the pool ... Leave the rest to us. Need to print your boarding pass? No problem! Let the office know and you can do it when the manager is there daily! Want to do something different? Ask us and we will help with creative and fun activities for all of you no matter what your preference! We will make every effort to exceed your expectations and make your getaway memorable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Manta Ray Inn

Address: 1715 South Surf Road, Hollywood, FL 33019
Region: United States > Florida > Broward County > Hollywood
Price Range: RM924 - RM1,741 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Manta Ray Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Manta Ray Hotel Hollywood
Manta Ray Motel
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Hollywood
#1 Romantic Hotel in Hollywood
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Hollywood
#6 Business Hotel in Hollywood
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“All rooms have an ocean view, but you must call in advance because of the loyal clientele.”
 of 5 bubbles pmurphy34, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“second floor has best views of beach”
 of 5 bubbles WayneL529, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Bring your bikes!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles 625brucew, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Go for an ocean facing room”
 of 5 bubbles Bob1949, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We liked paying the little extra to face the ocean directly, not a side view.”
 of 5 bubbles JohnF101, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
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