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Fort Lauderdale's largest gay men's resort
Art Deco style, comfortable suites and located in the thick of the gay guesthouse neighborhood. Amenities include rooftop sundeck and two heated pools, all clothing optional.

Tags: Men Only, Outdoor Patio, Swimming Pool, Bed & Breakfast, Hot Tub, Clothing Optional, Gym / Workout Room

552 N. Birch Road (Birch & Terramar)
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Fort Lauderdale Beach

(954) 564-9601 · (800) 533-4744


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  • January 23

  •   What a Dissapointment
    drew22vb ·

    January 23

    I've stayed at the Elysium before, and it had always been a clean, reliable, reasonably priced place to stay with a friendly staff and fun guests. It had been a year since our last visit, and wow did things change for the worst. We were 3 guys sharing a 2 bedroom suite, but they only had 2 keys for the room. The room sleeps 4 but only 2 keys. We were not shown to our room and had to find it for ourselves. The room was dirty and bare. Not a single picture on the wall. Just off white walls, ceiling, tiles. The bathroom had no towel bar (you can see where there had been one that broke and was never replaced) and the toilet didn't flush properly. The list of issues goes on and on: window blinds had no wand to open the slats, some drawers on the dresser had no knobs, the smoke detector had been removed, the television in the bedroom did not work, the second bedroom had no windows or air conditioner, the dining table only had 2 chairs (remember the room sleeps 4). In the morning we learned that the free continental breakfast they offered in the past, was no longer offered. When someone asked about the temperature of the pool they were told they no longer heated the pool. The manager did not want to hear any of our complaints and had a nasty attitude. This was not the same property we stayed at in the past. We suffered through our 2 night reservation, but cancelled all future reservations. I will never be staying here again and I encourage anyone planning a stay here to reconsider.

  • August 13

  • August 2

  • ctrever23 was here
    "NOT what it used to be :( Not horrible, but not going in the right direction. You can tell that he used to be owned by a couple of gay guys that took pride in their property... And now is owned by a larger company that just wants to make money off of a "

    August 2

  • BrentTaylorxxx was here
    "Looking for trouble! #bottomSLUT"

    July 29

  • DamianLewd was here
    "Just visiting"

    April 26

    pala1110 ·

    March 19

    I come to Fort Lauderdale 1-2 times a year and always stay at the Worthington Resort, but on a whim I decided to spend one night at Elysium. Even though I have heard terrible things about Elysium, from other guests when I stay at the Worthington, but took the criticism with a grain of salt; thinking the guests were just loyal to worthington. Well I should have stayed loyal myself since I arrived to check-in at Elysium and was told they did not have a room for me. Actually they said that I would be staying at another one of their resorts, winterset, a family friendly resort. With no other choice, since all the other gay resorts I called were completely booked, I stayed at the family friendly resort. Now the receptionist at the winterset was very nice and accommodating and even gave me a master key to access all of their other gay resorts in the area, but that made me wonder- why does the straight resort have a master key to the gay resorts- is this common practice to give away rooms at elysium and then move those guests to their emptier straight resorts?? The main two issues I don't think they understand is that I reserved a room, months prior to my arrival, at a specific type of resort and placing me in the complete opposite type of resort is ridiculous! Would they do the reverse and send a straight man to a gay resort and then give him a master key to access their other straight resorts? Secondly, beyond the gay aspect, it's an adults only resort that I reserved a room at and then to be placed at a family friendly place, well let's just say I was awoken at 5:30AM by shouting teenagers right outside my door and then again at 8:30AM by screaming and then crying children!! As the final insult I was given $20 off the room, but that really wasn't because of what they did, but rather because the rates at the winterset were cheaper. Seriously do not bother with this place- it is so poorly managed!!

  • January 23, 2015

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