The Atlantic Hotel & Spa
What We Love
- Expansive balcony views overlooking the beach
- French fare at Beauty and the Feast
- Spacious and bright rooms starting at 620 square feet
- Large marble bathrooms with a shower and soaking tub
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What To Know
- The four-lane Route A1A separates the hotel from the beach
- Valet parking is $28 per day
- The property opened in June 2004; the hallways and guestrooms were most recently renovated in 2011
- Pets are not permitted
- Free WiFi
- Free WiFi
- Handicap Accessible
- Parking On Site
The Atlantic Hotel & Spa stands with quiet and elegant appeal on Route A1A, Fort Lauderdale’s seaside main drag, directly across from one of the best sections of the town’s 20-plus miles of beach. Inside, the deep chocolate lobby walls, accented with spot lighting, open up to a curved, shiny wooden bar, where you can sit on ottomans and gaze at the ocean through enormous floor-to-ceiling windows. The bar adjoins Beauty and the Feast, a delightful French bistro overseen by executive chef Steve Zobel that has elevated the dining scene on this strip. The spacious guestrooms (starting at 620 square feet) are designed in a modern beach style, in a smooth gray palette with wood furnishings and ocean views from private balconies. The marble bathrooms have both shower stalls and freestanding tubs, and the living area thoughtfully includes a kitchenette fully equipped with a microwave oven, a two-burner stovetop, a refrigerator and cookware. Despite the proximity of the ocean, most guests choose to hang out by the fifth-floor heated swimming pool. And just off the pool deck is the 10,000-square-foot spa, one of the best in the area, which offers a clever treatment menu that draws on different cultures and makes use of herbs, spices and oils from a variety of regions.
In the Area
Explore Fort Lauderdale with Beach Hopper Tours. They offer open-air transportation and guided tours; it’s an ideal way for visitors to get their bearings. Nearby is Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, a hidden gem nestled between the beach and the Intracoastal Waterway, and across from it is the Bonnet House Museum and Gardens, a historic artist’s estate. For a casual lunch or dinner, head to Greek Islands Taverna or the bustling Las Olas Boulevard, the main strip, which has numerous dining, shopping and nightlife options.
How to Get There
We chose The Atlantic Hotel & Spa to host our son and his fiance’s rehearsal dinner. They were a pleasure to work from the planning process to the actual dinner. Iveth was extremely professional and a huge help in the planning. The service was excellent and the food was delicious. Our guests gave us numerous compliments about how much they enjoyed the atmosphere and the food. We would definitelly recommend The Atlantic Hotel & Spa for your party needs.
The hotel staff is helpful and extremely friendly. The pool restaurant is great for a quick bite poolside and the hotel restaurant is very good too. The hotel is directly across the street from the beach and they have complimentary bicycles for guests to use.
Wonderful staff. Delicious food. great service. Right on the beach. Close to the mall. Hotel provides bikes for free. Big pool. Only good things to say about this hotel. I will definitely be back soon