Intrepid sexual whoring outfits worn by Ramos, Paulina. I was not impressed at all with the person who works there who called herself a manager...she wore prostitute getups that made Tina Turner private dancer look like little bo peep. They were like the dirt of society..and I saw one girl being beat up for her money. They were cultivating a bedbug farm with the most deadly form of bedbugs in the world...the sheets had a lice in them; some people strewn with lesions..it was a shame...they were a slum lord..to say the least..and he takes advantage of kind people. They steal your personal possesions and I striclty warn anyone before they go to Ft. Lauderdale to avoid such a place as this..it's shitty, nasty, dirty, and you'd be better off without the experience; so spare yourself the trouble. The world would be a better place without people like them...and I hope they kill themselves because Hell is what they are going to see on the other side. Go straight to hell Ramos and Company....I think you are petulant, insipid, nettlesome bunch of luckluster loosers on earth...you're the lowest thing in America; I hope you get out of this country......
Best hostel in US I've stayed at. I arrived late one night (around 8 pm) and they're able to find a bed. The bed was hands down the best hostel bed in the US I've stayed at. Company and staff were all friendly.
WOW Really Great Place !!!!.
I travel often to Florida and have stayed at Fort Lauderdale Beach Hostel ..and a few others in Miami ...
This is far the best place ..the rooms are apartments !!
They have a live in cleaning guy on call ...Fast Internet ..great pool ...
All Private Kitchens ...the best part is
Great Hot looking all girl staff
and the community is very friendly ..
Scary Dirty Place Far from Beach.
Went down to try to find a warm place in the sun where I could just read lay by the pool and relax. Paid in advance and didn't stay a night.
The pool was tiny dirty and placed in the middle of asphalt parking spaces. No boarder. Exposed plumbing. No chairs just a couple of broken florescent plastic sit in chairs that looked like they came out of the trash.
Its in a bad part of town far from the beaches close to a hospital. There were drugged out people rocking in chairs. Not the kind of place I would like to be when the sun went down.
Big break in the middle of the day between check in so I didn't get to see the inside. I had seen enough already.
Seemed like a nice place for a bum to drink a 40 and get out of the sun. Or for a working girl to take the day off.
I don't consider myself picky but I threw money away went and stayed in a dump by the beach. Hope my experience saves you the cash and time. Good Luck.
Close to everything and Friendly place.
I came to Fort Lauderdale to get involve in the boat industry, so I needed a place that could help with that. This hostel for me has been great for several reasons. One it has full facilities in the apartment and reception. It is close to agencies, marinas, shops, and the grocery store is a 10minute walk. Downtown is also very close to here, and the bus stop is two blocks away.
It is a great place to meet people and make firends, in the center of the crewhouse is an open space where there is always somebody hanging out. The staff during my stay have been great, willing to help you out in whatever is at their reach. Overall any other time that I come to Fort Lauderdale I wont think twice about coming back...
Almost as being at home, I love this place. I have to say, we are a group of people from Canada, and this place is very cool, the people working for the yacht industry is great, they come from all over the world to work in yachts, evrynight they haveBBQ and party after work, very safe, George the manager is a cool person, very helpfull alwyas trying to make you feel at home, sure we ll get back soon to this place, Thank you Ft lauderdale
The Bridge 11 SE 16th Street Fort Lauderdale.
I from New Zealand (Kiwi) I have traveled all over the world working in the yachting industry. I was staying at the bridge hostel for 1 month. During my stay there about 8 people with bedbus including myself. Not just a few bites on the arm, legs arms neck Male and Female. I have spent years working in the tourism industry in New Zealand working for Kiwi Experience I do realize that this is common when you have many people coming to stay. It happens all over the world it what you do about that counts........
A number of guest told management about the problem and they sprayed the rooms and furniture. This is not the way to get rid of bedbus. They must remove beds and mattresses and replace. Its not just a few bedbus its bad.I myself mentioned to management and he told me that I better leave the hostel. A girl friend of mine I meet at the hostel told management and they where taken out to dinner. This just shows you the professional approach of this hostel it is run by a bunch of beep beep beep.
If you looking to work in the super yacht industry I would recommend staying with Marys Crew House or Neptune croup. They are clean and tidy and industry focused. The quickest way to get fired from a boat is to turn up with bedbus the best way to wreck a 100 million dollar yacht. Good luck and spread the word.
Kiwi, South Africa, Australia
The Bridge II Crewhouse and Hostel, Ft. Lauderdale.
I am a stewardess who stayed at the Bridge 2 crew house for a few weeks about a year ago. The overall layout of the place is decent, and they do have a nice pool. This crewhouse did have a few "critters" every now and then, but by that time, I was kind of used to them, all crew houses have thier own "pets" as well. There were times where our apartment was cleaned nicely, and there were times when it wasn't cleaned that week at all.
Although, I've met some nice yachties there, I met some strange characters who were not travelers or yachties.
I would say I could have had a better experience at other crew houses that are cleaner and nicer and just as pricey as this crew house...upwards to 150-180 dollars per week is the average.
The worst about this experience was the manager, who is from Central America since I can not give out the name. The manager seemed kind and friendly at first, even though I had heard stuff about his behavior towards younger female yachties and renting his apartment across the street to some of them. But one thing that I personally experienced with this guy was his reaction to me after he found out that I mentioned concerns about certain people staying at the Bridge 2 to one of my roommates [a bad and very dumb idea], a woman, who was niether a traveler or yachtie, who was living there as an out of work waitress, sleeping on the couch all the time which didn't smell so great... I had mentioned to her that I didn't feel comfortable around some of the people. When the manager found out, he kicked me out and yelled at me, and said that I "pis***" him off for the last time...and also said that no one liked me anyway, I'm guessing the smelly woman from NYC didn't like me much, but hey you win some, you lose some.
Must see...N. on Hwy 1, take a right on Sunrise to the beach. This area is my favorite part of the Ft. Lauderdale beach area.....the scenery isn't too bad either :).
Bridge II gets all of my recommendations!!
The accomodations are fantastic, second only to the people that are there. It's very clean and, of course, diverse. I couldn't believe that there was a pool as well. George (The Owner and Operator) Is a terriffic gentleman also. Two thumbs up from this critic. I hope to make my way back there as soon as possible.
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