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Luxury Large 'One-of-a-Kind' Boutique Studio on Ft. Lauderdale Beach

Luxury Large 'One-of-a-Kind' Boutique Studio on Ft. Lauderdale Beach


Property Details

Updated: Feb 20, 2015
Beachfront Ocean View Studio/Condo, King Bed, 1 Bath, Sleeps 2, well appointed

One of a kind beachfront studio with a spectacular direct ocean /beach view from the private 8th floor balcony.

Exceptionally Clean, Super Studio has over 375' of living space, almost any amenity for daily living you need, plus a breakfast area and a balcony overlooking the ocean!!

Free NETFLIX & Free PRIVATE In-Room WIFI Internet Access included.

No need to go down to the lobby to connect. Filtered ice & water in-room also. No need to leave the room to search for ice!

Very clean and well appointed large studio offers:

Fully equipped kitchen with full-sized appliances, all kitchenware, glasses, dishes and utensils.

Stainless Steel Refrigerator with filtered ice and water, Dishwasher, 4-burner Stove/Oven, Toaster Oven, Blender, Crock Pot, coffee maker, Electric Can Opener, Microwave with Convection Cooking, Food Processor, Garbage Disposal, Granite eating bar;

Seating for at least 11 people.

XL 6' lighted jaccuzi style tub with shower.

Comfortable King-sized TempurPedic body conforming mattress bed

42' Flat screen WIFI SMART Digital TV w/Cable.

Blu-Ray DVD w/movies

15' Wall-mounted Digital cable TV

Private, in-room internet access.

Desk/Vanity with mirror and LED lights

Breakfast area has glass cafe table/chairs overlooking the beach and small balcony

Granite and Tiled throughout.

Linens, towels, Bath sheets, Beach towels, pool towels, and Beach Mats provided.

Iron and small ironing board

Hair dryer

Dish soap, sponge, dishwasher soap, bath soap, coffee filters, tissues, bath tissue, and paper towels, provided on a limited per stay basis.

Shopping/laundry cart provided in room.


A little history about the Ocean Manor: DID YOU KNOW?????

The Ocean Manor was the first hi-rise hotel on Ft. Lauderdale's famous Galt Ocean Mile. Some of you old timers might remember some of yesteryears famous people who frequented the hotel like Jackie Gleason, Frankie Fontaine, Robert Conrad, and Eric Clapton. And by the way, Johnnie Carson owned the penthouse and frequently entertained Frank Sinatra and the 'Rat Pack.' In recent years , sport celebrities like Dennis Rodman and Michael Irvin have been seen at the Ocean Manor. Ocean Manor is still the most famous hotel with its rich and very long history.

Make the historic Ocean Manor your vacation destination.

You just never know who you might meet here at the famous, and newly renovated, Ocean Manor.

I saw Dennis Rodman a few weeks ago at the Resort!!

More Details
  • Sleeps 2
  • 0 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Recent Review

About the Owner

I made this studio my home for many years and still use it when it's not rented.

I am 63 years-old, have three children and am grandmother to eight. Two of my children live in New York and one in Colorado. I attended Bayside HS in Queens, Queensborough in Bayside and Queens College-CUNY and graduated in 1974 after a leave of absence to have my first child. I worked at Queens College in the early 1990s in the Center for Labor and Urban Programs Research Analysis. (CLUPRA.) I dabbled in writing and proof-read different written media for many years and worked in various law offices throughout the years. I came to Florida in 1996 and have lived in Broward County since then.

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Guestbook comments from the manager

Thank you Ellen for your great place. It was very relaxing and comfortable. We really appreciate the place and location. We had a great vacation at this condo. Owners are very friendly and welcoming. We felt at home on day one. The beach is beautiful and all amenities are within walking distance.

We highly recommend this place.
Jul 2011
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38 Reviews

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Luxury Large 'One-of-a-Kind' Boutique Studio on Ft. Lauderdale Beach
Fort Lauderdale Greater Fort Lauderdale

Wonderful oasis...

  • 5 of 5
Attention to detail, super location, and Ellen's efforts to make certain your needs are accommodated equal a great spot for a warm weather getaway...would highly recommend this gem....Second time was just as great as the first time...hopefully there will be addtl. opportunities in our will not be disappointed!!
  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Luxury Large 'One-of-a-Kind' Boutique Studio on Ft. Lauderdale Beach
Fort Lauderdale Greater Fort Lauderdale
Livingston Manor, NY

Beautiful Studio in a wonderful building.

  • 5 of 5
I am a frequent traveler who books accommodations with the HomeAway Family often. At first, finding a rental with the amenities I wanted in Ft. Lauderdale seemed daunting. I wanted an on-site restaurant with a bar, as close to the beach as possible (with a view) and convenient parking. I found all of this in the studio rental at the historical Ocean Manor! Plus a mani-pedi in the on-site salon!
Ellen was a delightful proprietor and her small apartment was furnished wonderfully with updated appliances and a great smart-TV with Netflix. I just loved the way the space was designed because it had beautiful detailing in the tiling and wood built-ins! We wanted for nothing and Ellen was there by text to answer any questions. I only wish I'd had a chance to use the soaking tub! (I spent my time in the ocean instead!)
My partner and I were there for New Year's Eve and Ocean Manor had fireworks on the beach that we could see from our small side balcony overlooking the beautifully lit patio and pool area! The Tiki Bar downstairs was a great place late at night to have a drink and some snacks while overlooking the ocean with a full moon and ocean spray!
The area was centrally located. We went to the Los Olas Art Fair, Hollywood Beach and took the water taxi on the canal. Returning and leaving the condo was easy with a wonderful staff in the valet parking.
I would definitely like to return and would love to stay here again, but I think my next trip might be a permanent move!
  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad that you decided to make my place your vacation destination out of the many that I am sure you looked at. I am even happier that you loved my studio/condo and that you were happy that you did decide to be my guest.

I want to thank you Barbara for your wonderful glowing review!! I am so glad that you had such a marvelous and memorable time at my place and enjoyed not only your accommodations but the area as well.

You and your partner are more than welcome to come and stay at my place either for your next vacation or a place to stay when you are looking for permanent residence in year round warmth!
Luxury Large 'One-of-a-Kind' Boutique Studio on Ft. Lauderdale Beach
Fort Lauderdale Greater Fort Lauderdale

great location DON K OHIO

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Dec 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Romantic Getaway
Luxury Large 'One-of-a-Kind' Boutique Studio on Ft. Lauderdale Beach
Fort Lauderdale Greater Fort Lauderdale

Great location for vacation

  • 5 of 5
We had a great vacation staying in this lovely condo for 5 days in Fort Lauderdale. The condo is very clean, comfortable and well maintained with all the necessary amenities. It is just steps away from the pool and beach too, couldn’t ask for more! There is a valet parking service at the building also. I would highly recommend this condo to anyone who is looking for a relaxing stay in Florida.
  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Luxury Large 'One-of-a-Kind' Boutique Studio on Ft. Lauderdale Beach
Fort Lauderdale Greater Fort Lauderdale
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5
I have spent a week at the studio and didn't have to worry about a single thing. All the necessary amenities were provided and more. The location is perfect, a few steps to the beach and pool and just a few minutes from lively restaurants and nightlife. Oh and excellent shipping is also only a few miles away.

The studio is very clean and updated. Perfect to make you feel like home away from home.
  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Luxury Large 'One-of-a-Kind' Boutique Studio on Ft. Lauderdale Beach
Fort Lauderdale Greater Fort Lauderdale

Wonderful place for two

  • 5 of 5
The condo was clean and had everything we needed for a vacation from beach towels to a cart for groceries. The tub is huge, but the jets weren't working. It was still a great soaker tub though. There are several places to eat in walking distance, and a grocery store. We used the valet service and were happy with how quick they were. There is also a lot across the street to use for free. The pool and beach were clean, and the staff members were friendly. The restaurant Tokyo Blue was nice, the food was good. It rained while we we're there but between netflix, wifi, and local movie theaters we were never bored. I would also recommend a day of shopping at the sawgrass mills outlet mall!
  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Romantic Getaway


From the Owner

I was looking for a place that was on the beach, had a pool, food shopping within walking distance, and wonderful local amenities within walking distance. I also wanted a place that I would be able to live in comfortably. The locale is great and the inside has been up-graded and redefined to be user friendly and very comfortable. You will find all the comforts of home while staying at my place only you will be on the beach with great ocean views from your own 8th floor balcony and be able to partake in any special events the hotel has to offer!!

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International at 10 Miles Nearest Barpub : Bamboo Beach TIKI Bar Nearest Ferry : WaterTaxi at 1 Miles Nearest Golf : Pompano Beach Golf Course at 4 Miles Nearest Motorway : I-95 at 4 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Tokyo Blue Sushi/Thai/Asian/American Grill Nearest Beach : Ft. Lauderdale Car: not necessary

Miles of Ft. Lauderdale Beach right outside your door. Jet skis rented next door Fishing off Anglins' Fishing Pier 1 mile away; Many local Dive Shops offering Reef Diving. Dive shop and 2 reefs 1 mile away off Anglins' Pier. Scuba, snorkeling and boat dives. Boat Rentals by Las Olas Riverrfront. Gambling & Casino Boats; There are many Touring/Sightseeing cruises daily in the area, Riverfront and Bayside. Enjoy the WaterTaxi for a day on the Intracoastal with stops along the way to shop, eat or just sightsee. You can get on the Taxi on Oakland Park Blvd. approximately 3/4 mile from the studio. Major shopping and outlet malls within a short ride away. Famous Festival Flea Market about 5 miles away. Sawgrass Mills Outlet Mall a short car ride away. Small boutiques and shopping within walking distance. Many Golf Courses within a 4-10 Mile radius; Sun, water sports, great reef diving and snorkeling (by boat or walk to the dive shop), fishing and more. Also within walking distance, are great restaurants (American, Greek, Italian, Vietnamese, Mexican, Thai, Sushi, Mediterranean, Cuban, and others), McDonalds, Burger Fi, Dunkin' Donuts, a Supermarket (Winn Dixie), ice cream/gelato, chocolate stores, bars and pubs, library, shops, liquor store, and banks. Bank of America, Chase, PNC and more Right outside your front door is hot nightlife (Aruba's-1 mile away, Blue Martini and more), and plenty of sand and sun! The hotel hosts events at different times. New Year's Eve fireworks; 4th of July fireworks; DJ hosts and parties in the lobby; and much more.

Ocean Manor now has FITNESS YOGA & PILATES on the beach by a private instructor! Have a good time and stay in shape!!

Locally is fishing off the pier, scuba and snorkeling, (there are 2 reefs within walking distance and the dive shop is right there), dive boats, Water Taxi (on the intercoastal), local bicycle rentals, as well as other attractions. Las Olas, Beach Place, downtown Ft. Lauderdale and more are nearby and are hubs of excitement. There are casinos, jai alai and dog racing, Golfing. Gaming cruises leave from the area and Ft. Lauderdale airport is about 20 minutes away.

Everglades excursions, (check out FortLauderdaleTours). This trip is just a car ride away as is Sawgrass Mills Outlet Mall, and the Swap Shop in Sunrise that is a great experience for all.


From $111 Per night

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Dec 16 2014 - Apr 30 2015
4 night minimum stay
May 1 2015 - Sep 14 2015
4 night minimum stay
Sep 15 2015 - Dec 15 2015
4 night minimum stay
Winter 2106
Dec 16 2015 - Apr 30 2016
4 night minimum stay
Summer 2016
May 1 2016 - Sep 14 2016
4 night minimum stay
Fall 2016
Sep 15 2016 - Dec 15 2016
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

  • Exit/Cleaning Week $75 + Tax
  • Refundable damage deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 11.0%

20% of entire rental due approximately 5 business days from time of signing contract to hold your reservation.
80% remainder of rental due at least 30 days before your arrival.

Payment Options:
No Credit Card for Rental. Bank money order/check; Wire Transfer; Personal/Business check (restrictions apply); USPS Money Order; Cash; Direct Deposit. All Payments in USD only.

This property is Independently Owned and Operated.

Ask about Nightly Rates. Minimum 4 night/5 day stay.

Credit Cards for Refundable $500.00 Security/Damage Deposit Only which is put on your credit card as a 'hold' the day of your arrival. The Security/Damage Deposit can also be paid by other forms of payment.

Late check-out (if available) costs might apply for check outs after 11 AM.

Multi-Month Discount Available.

Holidays and Special Events Rates may Differ.

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Updated: Feb 20, 2015


From the Owner

The apartment is a one-of-a-kind find. The studio has a full size, fully equipped kitchen with filtered ice, unlike any other studio or hotel room in the building. Private WIFI internet access is included free, as is free Netflix. My bathroom has a 6' jacuzzi style tub with lights, unlike any other in the building. The bathroom has a heat fan, exhaust fan and extra lighting. The king size bed has a NASA memory foam mattress by TempurPedic for an unbelievablecomfortable sleep. There is a 42' WIFI Smart TV, plus a 15' regular cable TV. The décor in the apartment is very unlike any other studio in the building from the color to the appointments to the comfort and the cleanliness.

Property Type

  • studio


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


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  • Dishwasher
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Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...

Onsite Services

  • Car Available
  • Massage


  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Downtown
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
  • Water View
  • Waterfront


  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • pond
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Floor Area

  • 375 sq. ft.


  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, outdoor shower, XL 6' Soaking Tub with Mood Lights. Outdoor shower by beach


  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king, TempurPedic Memory Foam Mattress for Extra Comfort.


  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • The Hotel has been upgraded and remodeled!! Great place for a Honeymoon or a wedding service right on the beach. The hotel offers catering services for any occasion. You can get married at the beach and then stay in the studio. Come and be a part of history. The Ocean Manor was the first hotel on the famed Galt Ocean Mile. Johnny Carson and his Rat Pack partied here. Dennis Rodman and other notables were here. Enjoy breathtaking sunrises and sunsets on the beach or from your private balcony. 24/7 Coffee Bar in lobby. Poolside Cafe open all day. Great Restaurant in lobby with specials. Happy Hour and special events. Lounge in lobby. Famous Tiki sports bar located by the heated pool just a few steps from the beach. Jet skis are available as are beach chairs and umbrellas. Shop at the boutique gift/sundries shop and the Jewelry store Full service beauty salon/massage. Car Rentals within walking distance. Hotel offers limo and cab services. Public Buses available.

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