Villa Caprice Hotel - Fort Lauderdale  2 stars

4110 El Mar Drive, Fort Lauderdale, United States, 33308  show mapSave
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Located in a charming area of Fort Lauderdale, the 2-star Villa Caprice Hotel offers a courtyard and an outdoor swimming pool. Renovated in 2010, the charming hotel has welcomed guests since 1959.

A 20-minute walk from Bonnet House Museum and Gardens, Hugh Taylor Birch State Park and Sea Ranch Village Shopping Center, the hotel is set close to a mall and boutiques. The property is 1150 meters away from Pompano Beach Amphitheatre, Bay View Drive Park and Fort Lauderdale Stadium.

Direct access to the private beach and surrounding lakes is provided.

Just 15 minutes from Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International airport.


The property comprises 50 non-smoking rooms appointed with satellite TV, coffee/tea making facilities, ironing facilities, a living area and a kitchenette. They are fitted with a shower and a bathtub in the en-suite bathrooms.


All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 


Ironing service, delivery service and wake up service as well as parking, currency exchange and a safe deposit box are available at the hotel.


Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Free Private hotel parking is possible on site.

Year renovated   2010.  Number of rooms   50.

City Center Fort Lauderdale - 5.2 mi
Airports Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International (FLL) - 8.5 mi, Miami International Airport (MIA) - 29.5 mi
Train Stations Cypress Creek Station - 3.6 mi, Fort Lauderdale Broward Station - 6.5 mi
Bus stop - 700 ft
Restaurants Pa' DeGennaro's (cuisine: American, Italian) - 1400 ft, Aruba Beach Cafe (cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood) - 2100 ft
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  • Parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Front desk
  • Shops/commercial Services
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Swimming pool
  • Beach access
Room view
  • Ocean view
  • Street view
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Cable TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Internet access



from 15 hours


until 11 hours

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets are not allowed.

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Premium Double Room
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Bed type: King Size bed
View: Street view, Ocean view

Efficiency King Non Smoking Street View Room. This Premium Hotel Room includes a coffee maker, Air conditioning, alarm clock, bathroom, private with tub/shower, kitchenette, iron/ironing board, non-smoking room, radio, TV-satellite/cable

Room facilities
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    Bed type: King Size bed

    This Hotel Room includes a coffee maker, Air conditioning, alarm clock, bathroom, private with tub/shower, coffee maker, iron/ironing board, non-smoking room, radio, TV-satellite/cable

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      Ocean Double Room
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      Bed type: King Size bed
      View: Ocean view

      Standard Room King Non-Smoke Ocean View. This Premium Hotel Room includes a coffee maker, Air conditioning, alarm clock, bathroom, private with tub/shower, iron/ironing board, non-smoking room, radio, TV-satellite/cable

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        What's nearby

        • AMC Coral Ridge 10 Theatres
          1.5 mi
        • Kiwanis Park
          2.9 mi
        • Colohatchee Park Information
          2.9 mi
        • North Andrews Park
          3.0 mi
        Universities, Institutes
        • Knox Theological Seminary
          1.2 mi
        Medical care and Hospitals
        • Holy Cross Hospital
          1.3 mi
        • Atlantic Shores Hospital
          1.4 mi
        • Imperial Point Medical Center
          1.7 mi
        • North Ridge Medical Center
          2.4 mi

        Local Attractions

        • Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church
          1.3 mi
          5555 North Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale
        • Hugh Taylor Birch State Park
          2.8 mi
          3109 East Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale
        • Easterlin Park
          3.3 mi
          100 Northwest 38th St, Oakland Park
        • Pompano Municipal Pier
          3.6 mi
          222 N Pompano Beach Blvd, Pompano Beach
        • Fort Lauderdale Beachfront
          4.3 mi
          Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six Resort & Spa, Fort Lauderdale

        Near the hotel

        • Anglins Fishing Pier
          2300 ft
          228 Commercial Blvd, Lauderdale by the Sea

        Restaurants Nearby

        • Pa' DeGennaro's

          62% likes this, based on 73 reviews
          Cuisine: American, Italian
          Price Range: USD 0 - USD 100

          1400 ft
          4331 North Ocean Drive

          Phone: 954-351-0310

        • Aruba Beach Cafe

          72% likes this, based on 736 reviews
          Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Caribbean
          Price Range: USD 10 - USD 15

          2100 ft
          1 E. Commercial Blvd.

          Phone: 954/776-0001

        • Jan's Homemade Candies

          91% likes this, based on 43 reviews
          Cuisine: Dessert

          1600 ft
          4327 N. Ocean Drive

          Phone: +(1)954-202-9495

        • BurgerFi

          72% likes this, based on 143 reviews
          Cuisine: Armenian

          1900 ft
          4343 N Ocean Dr

          Phone: 954-489-0110

        • Keese's Simply Delicious

          84% likes this, based on 56 reviews

          1800 ft
          4350 N Ocean Dr

          Phone: (954) 771-5732

        Villa Caprice Hotel Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Villa Caprice Hotel

        Average guest rating

        out of 10
        Very good
        Based on 19 reviews

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        • Older travelers

          BeacH access

          Facility in general is poorly maintained and in desperate need of an upgrade. Poorly furnished and unclean kitchenette with dirty china. Broken blinds and curtains. Overpriced and misleading web-site. Serious misrepresentation of how the hotel really looks on the inside and outside. Huge mistake having booked there!

          • Average rating
        • Older travelers

          nothing staff is run buy a bunch of Haitian and Jamaicans that are rude as they can be.

          tear id down and rebuild get good help

          • Average rating
        • Single

          It was close to where we had to be in Ft. Lauderdale and the bed was comfortable.

          It was in need of repair. It must have been beautiful in its heyday

          • Average rating
        • Older travelers

          Very nice room, free parking, good value for the money. Close to stores, resteraunts and major roads. Easy to find.

          • Average rating
        • Single

          I love Lauderdale By the Sea; I have stayed at Villa Caprice off and on for the past 13 years. This was probably the last time as it has fallen into such disrepair.

          Villa Caprice has been neglected completely; the pool had sand and debris clogging the filter...the coconuts have not been removed from the trees around the pool so you are literally lying underneath potential skull-cracking killers. The wash down system for sandy feet at teh beach was inoperable. The room I was in was large but the floors were really dirty...I Had to wear shoes or flip flops all of the time. The front door had to be slammed really hard to close...the old air conditioner (window insert) was a joke as it ran but made an incredibly loud noise and both the fan and cooling system did not work at all...i unplugged it and opened the windows. The microwave made a loud humming/vibrating sound. I asked the management for a roll of paper towell but was told they don't supply paper towell even though my unit has a "kitchenette". I love the old place but it is a total dump...they have let it go over the years and have not put any money back into it. A real shame.

          • Average rating
        • Family with children

          This hotel has had some really bad reviews so we went into this with Really low expectations. Yes the building is old but the Rooms are big and they were clean. It is not perfect but for the Price and location we thought it was great! The Staff was nice too! Continental breakfast was lovely! And The pool was clean and kept! Hope this helps!

          • Average rating
        • Older travelers

          This was a wonderfull get away location. Wonderfull view of the ocean & pool. Staff was very friendly & always asking if we were having a good time. I would recomend Villa Caprice. We had a wonderful stay. This is the place to be when you want to relax and getaway from life routine.

          Surrounding peace .

          • Average rating
        • Family with children

          All rooms are on ground floor or first floor, feels like you are staying in a house rather than one of the numerous high-rise hotels. Walk from the room straight into the garden and onto the beach, unlike the many hotels on 1A which claim to be 'by-the-sea'. Hotel is on a quiet back road away from the main road. Good, deep swimming pool. You can swim straight out from the beach to a rocky reef about 150m offshore (you can see a dark band on Google Earth), with reef fish, soft corals, nurse shark etc. Turtles nest on the beach. Staff were friendly. Hotel provided children's swimming pool floats, foam noodles, bodyboards etc for free. Nice, quiet, low-key place. Large rooms with kitchen. The hotel is obviously a little old (by American standards) and some things needs cosmetic repair, but everything worked fine.

          Air conditioning was noisy, worked well to cool the room but every time it came on it woke me during the night. Replacing with quieter units would be a good idea.

          • Average rating
        • Single

          the place is under restoration and the staff apologised for that straight away; i had read bad reviews after booking so i was worried. The place is a basic beach resort hotel like hundreds of others in florida but the ten paces to the beach, the big bed, the apartment feel, the friendly staff, and the peace of it make it so much more than that. It's not a polished,glitzy place at all,but it's nice and relaxing, clean, and more than functional.

          room right behind the breakfast bar, right next to the pool may be ideal for some but i felt that i couldn't open my curtains and enjoy the sunshine and sea view while maintaining any kind of privacy. Otherwise, the place is low-key but in a way i quite liked.

          • Average rating
        • Couple

          The location is to Di for on the beach means on the beach .the sea is 30 feet from your bed

          The building is falling apart one third is cord end of because it is unsafe for guests The concrete is cracked because the steel work is corroded underneath. It is in need of a compleat makeover But could be a wonderfully destination .

          • Average rating
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