Perry's Ocean Edge Resort
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Today we went to the Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse built in 1887. Surrounding the lighthouse are the original keepers' dwellings with historical artifacts. ( a lot of the tools there reminded me of my Dad) We climbed 203 steps to almost the top of 165 ft Lighthouse and got to walk around the top balcony. Fantastic views of Dayton Beach area and the Inlet areas. David loved it especially looking over the edge....lol NOT!!!! I got some excellent photos, and it ...
... for another night here as it a beautiful area so much to see here, tomorrow we will go sight seeing. Went out for dinner another down pour just like last night but this time we waited in the car until it was over,we went to a cool restaurant with cars cut in half for booths, called "Cruisin Cafe" .... very Daytona car racing ...
I surprised David with a custom road trip shirt for the trip. We left home at 6:30...Shawna and the grandkids were on hand to say goodbye and take pics of us as we left. We hit light rain briefly and took US 1 all the way into Melbourne to avoid any other rain. We met David's parents at Cheddars for a late dinner and another goodbye and then took I95 North to our first overnight stop...Daytona. While ...
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Daytona, is famous for its NASCAR - the Daytona 500 and also the only place in US where you can drive your car on the beach. So we got a room in front of speedway race track.
... our longing to make each moment count. Spending time with our children makes us wonder how in the world were we able to instill the values, maturity, and love we feel for one another.
And yes, Doctor Steve, we went not only to MIT and Harvard, but drove by Cornell, Notre Dame, and Annapolis. Ahoy, ye mates.
Goodbye for now and God Bless. Not to worry, our next adventure is already being planned! Stay ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
Historical Traveler Reviews Perry's Ocean Edge Resort Daytona Beach
Best Hotel Ever
Perry's is the most wonderful resort I have ever stayed at. The service is wonderful. I never had to ask for anything. The resort is constantly spotless and looks wonderful. They have plenty of things to do for people of all ages (shuffleboard courts, public computers with internet, 3 swimming pools, a newly-renovated jacuzzi, and plenty of parties for everyone to enjoy. One of my favorite things about this resort is that they do not allow spring breakers and college kids. I think that greatly improves the quality of stay at this resort. The homemade doughnuts are fantastic as well. If I had to suggest the ultime room to strive to get, I would have to say a beachside room in the Garden Area. Perry's is wonderful and completely worth the journey and money.
I used to love Perry's and it makes me sad to write this. Yes it's an old 50's/60's place but it had a welcoming feeling and the staff was always accomodating. Lately however getting a room at a fair price is almost impossible. Their coupon/walk-in rate is $79.00 if they have them which is very rare, while other motels with nicer rooms are charging $49.00, 59, and 69 with coupon. Their rate at the end of April was quoted to me as $145.00. I got a rate of $149.00 for Adam's Mark for the same dates. They need a reality check.
How could this place get good reviews? We went on the recommendations on this site and rented a room at Perry's for a couple of nights. When we got there it was almost like a nightmare. The rooms have the old slatted doors with wooden strips put in place of the old glass ones, mold was growing around the inside of the doors, shower curtains, etc.
Relaxing, Good Time
I had a great time, lounging at the resort. There was plenty to do or see. Last year was my first time, and I'm on my way back for a second.
Great family place.
Can't wait to go back
We stayed in Perry's North Tower for a week and had a marvelous time. Perry's is old, but their maintenance crews are top notch and on the job all the time. The grounds are perfectly manicured and a wonderful place to set up for a day of beach, sun, pools and shuffleboard. While the hotel is a good two miles from the boardwalk area, there's plenty of action on the beach with a variety of rentals and a Beach Patrol office just off the hotel grounds. The atmosphere is low key and family oriented, and things quiet down by 11PM. Their security staff ensures a good night's sleep. If you're staying for a week, make sure you ask about their 7th night free special; if you don't ask, they won't offer you the deal!
Spring break 2003
Took my family, including 3 teenagers to Perrys for 7 nights. Went there on a recommendation of a friend. At first I was disappointed with the rooms. I think they could use some updating. I came to be fond of the resort however. It is located right on the beach, our rooms had great ocean front views, and the pools were very nice. The two outdoor pools were a little chilly however. The indoor pool tends to get crowded with children, but this is a family resort. The hot tub is nice but again tends to be taken over by the younger set. The staff is pleasant and overall friendly. On check out, I did not get that warm fuzzy now you all come back now, but it was efficient. It has all the amenities you can want, and is close to some really nice places to eat.
I feel like I'm going home to a wonderful place.
My husband and I try to visit Perry's once a year. We always find lots to do there and everyone's so nice! I love playing shuffleboard and sitting on the lawn sipping a cool drink. The beach is great but if we want to swim we perfer the nice pools. Oh, and the donuts are great!! I always forget about my diet while there. Ha ha. I love everything about the resort and people. Looking forward to being there real soon. Sincerely, The B's
Perry's is great!
I am 27 and have been staying at Perry's since I was six months old. Staying at Perry's has become like a family summer tradition. This summer I will be taking my daughter. They have the best oceanfront grounds in Daytona beach with manicured lawns, two pools, and plenty of lounge chairs and covered tables. There is plenty of room for kids to run around and play. The morning doughnuts are wonderful!
Perfect for the family
We spent 4 days at Disney and two days at Perry's. I wish we had spent 4 days at Perry's instead. The room was clean. The Kid Zone was perfect for our 7 and 9 year olds and the grounds were beautiful. The rooms are huge! You won't do wrong at Perry's.
Best Homemade Donuts!
The Hotel was marvelous and the whole idea of not going is unspeakable. The indoor heated pool is surrounded by trees and a fish pond with exoctic fish. You can have the garden room or oceanfront. The kids loved it !!!! The have kids activities and the best homemade donuts in the world.