Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach
What We Love
- Popsicles and frozen fruit delivered to your chaise at the oceanfront pool
- The private beach with a plethora of watersports
- Free bikes available for guests eager to cycle the shore
- Morning Beach Yoga classes on the sand
What To Know
- There’s a free shuttle to Worth Avenue and other sights, as the hotel isn’t right in town
- On-site parking costs $27 a night
- Below the third floor, ocean views may be obstructed by palm trees
- Free WiFi
- Kids Club
- Parking On Site
- Room Service
There’s a free shuttle to the designer boutiques and soignée restaurants of Worth Avenue, but if you never left the property there would still be so much to do, like lounging by the pool or on the private beach—taking a surfing lesson, practicing your serve on one of the two tennis courts, or resorting your inner calm in the 11,000 square foot spa. Once you’ve worked up an appetite comes the tricky part: Choosing between one of the three restaurants—poolside Graze, al fresco Atlantic Bar & Grill, or Italian Jové Kitchen & Bar. The decision gets even tougher on Fridays, when the weekly clambake is in full swing.
In the Area
While in swanky Palm Beach, tour Whitehall, Henry Flagler’s Gilded Age mansion turned museum; take in a match at the International Polo Club; pick up a few finds for the summer house on West Palm Beach’s Antique Row; or restock your closet with this season’s best from the designer boutiques on Worth Avenue, stopping to refuel with a risotto at Bice—they say it’s even better than the one in Milan.
How to Get There
Can’t say enough about my experience here. Great facilities.... Try the avocado toast for breakfast out on the patio for starters, then get poolside for a vodka lemonade. They are RIGHT on the beach with plenty of chaise lounges and also great beach rentals i.e. jet-skis that are actually reasonably priced! Meeting rooms are well appointed for the “important” stuff between playtimes. :)
Incredible staff, pristine cleanliness, amazing location, and so much more. This was a dream escape for our anniversary! The staff was available every moment and they were incredibly friendly. We can’t wait to return!
We had a great stay at this hotel. The service was great, although the facilities were a bit worn. The pool is very small, but the beach is lovely. We had good luck with the pool and beach service, and were really able to kick back and relax. There are many great restaurants within a short drive.
When you stay on the bed and breakfast rate, you have to pay additional for the breakfast buffet. This is the first time I've encountered that issue at a FS, and it seems very cheap. I can't imagine the increased revenue from the "buffet upgrade" is worth how off-putting it is for guests to have to pay the additional charge when they have already included breakfast in their rate.
I was excited to see the news about the renovation. We will likely visit again after they are complete, but would advise others to avoid the breakfast rate at this hotel.
Our room was clean and comfortable. The breakfast we had in the room and our dinner in the restaurant were both delicious. The grounds are compact with a well maintained pool and beach. Nice hotel to know and come back to.
Have stayed at many FS properties (mostly outside US) but this one needs some updates.
Pros: Fine and friendly FS Service, and pre-arranged and in-stay special requests to housekeeping to reduce fragrances and odors were nicely accommodated. The room was very clean. When a fire pit was lit directly under our balcony, staff responded immediately and it was extinguished promptly. (This feature is enjoyed by many but needs to be moved from its current location directly under a large number of pool-facing rooms - no one would enjoy the smoke.) APPRECIATED that the resort has not chosen to infuse scent or fragrances into public areas, Restaurant and bar staff are personable and provide fine service. Valet crew fast and fun. Pool was busy and full every day, and those with children seemed happy.
Cons: The facility feels worn, room badly needed new carpet. The bed, too, was rutted and uncomfortable.The location and grounds feel claustrophobic, although beachfront. There is no place to walk except for the beach or a sidewalk across the street on S Ocean Blvd. There was a 3 hour power outage one evening with no communication from the hotel staff about status, etc. Dining was surprisingly limited for a "resort." Breakfast buffet needs proper attention for better variety of food and a cleaning. (A prompt response was received to our feedback to the hotel.)
We saw men with blueprints examining various locations, so perhaps the updating is already in the works.