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Stayed for 5 nights. Had food at every restaurant practically in he hotel, each one better than the other. The pool and the facilities were exceptional. They had a superman at the pool deck - think his name was Sam. Everything eas exceltional but he was very courteous and took extra care of our 9 year and ensured he loved the pool and the hotel.
The location of the property was awesome. Food options were limited and expensive.
GRAND BEACH HOTEL IS A GREAT HOTEL WITH A GREAT STAFF..... THE ROOMS ARE GREAT WITH 2 FULL BATHS AND THE VIEWS ARE TO DIE FOR...... THEY DON'T TELL YOU ALL THE HIDDEN FEES UNTIL ARRIVAL
The Help wa exotic The Help was exotic. The language barrier was hard to overcome. We spent 2 hours by the front desk upon arrival. They lost our reservation. We had a terrible experience. But the dis comp us on alcoholic drink
Location, rooms, ocean front. Noise in room when a/c came on. Didn't get fixed before we left. 35 dollar a day valet parking.
Excellent customer service and amazing rooms!
My stay at GBH was wonderful. The rooms were spacious and clean, the staff was friendly and the hotels backyard was Miami Beach.. What more could you ask for? I didn't like the $20/day resort fee that wasn't included in the overall price and the fact that they charge $100 per night on your credit card at time of check in- in the case there are damages to the room.. Although you do get your money back upon check out if all is fine.
The Grand Beach had it all, great service, great food, great beach, great location. Beautiful huge room with everything I needed in great condition and so clean, I can still feel the white carpet on my bare feet. It rained a little, other than that , perfect, I would go there again, or everytime I went to Miami beach.
Hotel cleanliness, beautiful decor, waterfront Staff attitudes toward customers, specifically in Valet. They made crude comments and gestures behind the backs of other guests. Also staff attitudes toward business, like they didn't want to be there and didn't mind showing it.
Great location, right on the beach, nice big bright rooms, comfortable need and sofa in the room, 2 huge TV in room, heated pool for chilly days, non heated pool for hot days. Really family friendly, delicious breakfast, Good kids menu. The pillows are way too big and stiff.
3 pools, 1 adult, 1 all heated, 1 all cool games for kids to play near pool pool was super shaded with palmtrees rooms were clean rooms with balcony have 2 full bathrooms w/ showers easy access to beach from pool constant towel service as needed 2 beach chairs w/ umbrella at beach comes with room rate 24 hr food room service gelato in the lobby entire staff (valet, bell, front desk, pool deck) were super friendly & attentive room rate a little pricey food by pool was OK, could be better valet took a little long for car to arrive, but overall OK
The rooms were clean, it's a 4:00 check in but I got to the hotel at 11:00am and they had one ready and had no problem getting us in the room. I had the partial ocean view which was nice. Beds were comfortable. The pool was nice the access to the beach was convenient. I didn't like the fact that as much as you pay to stay that nothing was complementary. The food and drinks were overly expensive but you're in Miami everything will be expensive. No microwave in the hotel at all. I didn't care for the $100/per night deposit but they refund it fairly quickly after your stay if nothing is wrong with your room. The resort fees are deducted the last day of your stay. The women's lobby bathroom always smelled. The elevators were slow. One time getting on I was almost stuck in one had it not been for someone prying the doors open.
Grand beach hotel is a very beautiful hotel located on Collins ave with direct access to the beach. They have two pool and two hot tubs on the ground floor, but we really enjoyed the pool and hot tubs on the 7th floor rooftop. The hotel is great for families or groups as it affords the ability to join adjacent rooms. The continental breakfast is pretty expensive at $25 and doesn't hold much value at $25.
I like the location and the beach area. The room had big stains on the carpet & it was not well maintained or cleaned.
The first night was a disaster. At about 5:45 p.m. I called down to report a loud fan/ motor annoying noise. They said they would send someone up. We left about 20 minutes later for a dinner reservation.When we came back later that evening it was late nothing had changed. we were to tied to do anything so we tried to go to bed. Sleep did not come for either of us easily and we were up a good part of the night. The next day I complained and the girl offered us a $50.00 credit and would move us down from the top floor in the same proximity. the noise was probably from the motors on the roof. Looking out after agreeing I saw all the fans from the building next door so I called back and said it was not acceptable. I was turned over to the Rooms manager (Emily) who was excellent we were moved closer to the front of the building, no noise good sleep a Ritz Carlton experience. First day terrible second day great. Not sure how to evaluate Sid Barish
Proximity to beach and Lincoln Mall. Our room was right off the pool which was super convenient. Front desk staff couldn't have been nicer especially when I disputed some charges at checkout out. The facilities need maintenance. Particularly the pool area. Broken tiles and the bottom of the pool was chopping off in at least one large area. The bathroom also could use some maintenance. The vanity top had a chopper out of it and theme leftist was rusting in areas.
I was charged twice for my staying and although I've contacted the site several times and it's been three weeks I still couldn't get my money back
Staff, location Not up to Ritz standards! More like a motel
Location is perfect for experiencing all that South Beach has to offer; staff was fantastic and very accommodating; food was very good; The way of the travel world now appears to be to charge little bits (or more) for every little thing, this was no exception.
Every staff member said hello to me. Staff was very friendly The Spa experience was ok, Massage for a deep tissue was weak. The Sauna was not on, I turned it on but should be preheated for guests or what good is it. For $440 for 2 - 50 minutes massages I expect more.
Location, pool area, room & bed comfort. It is located right out of the loud crowd on Ocean Drive, so it is a lot more chilled and relaxed. Overall, much better than all other hotels on South Beach. I can't quite say it was a true 5 star experience in terms of appearance and for the premium price. But again, a lot better than the other hotels around.
Kelly at check in, superb. Ziggy, beach manager above and beyond. The beautiful lady who delivered room service at 1 AM and serenaded my daughter with a lovely Happy Birthday. All the staff were friendly, and excellent! The lobby decor. Also, no coffee shop.
Food superb on the two occasions we had lunch. The restaurant staff very friendly and efficient. Weird smell in lifts. This was probably the cleaning agent but it smells awful.
Staff were excellent. Great customer service. Very friendly. Food prices were a bit high.
The location is terrific, the outside pool and pool dj is awesome. Plus the lobby is aesthetically pleasing. The rooms are terribly small and all white. Not in a cool way, but in a "one flew over the coo-coo's nest way". VERY LAME for 2014. They need to renovate this property asap. Also, nothing inside the room is clean. The little throw rug in the room had debris and old un-vacuumed crumbs all over. Very nasty.
I was brought up that if you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all. I will not ever stay here again.
They tried to solve the small problems as they appeared The location and the view are amazing, the decoration and the swimmingpool areas are very unique. A hotel like this should have free wifi: it is ridiculous to have a fee of $15 /day not for the money but for the principle. The rooms are not big; I was in an upper floor but the lower floors are very noisy as there are parties in the hotel almost every night
Just the location and the nightlife "knowledge" of the concierge The Rooms were too old-fashioned. The Bathroom was smaller then 4m2. The elevators were bad smelling. And to have access to the fitness you had to pass through the old linen storage.
Cleanliness and comfort. Pool area wasn't welcoming. Snobby attitudes.
The location, the pool and some of the staff are great. The rooms are also fairly comfortable even though they are well outdated. This place is the most absurdly expensive place even by south beach standards. It is really pathetic what they charge for food and drinks. If it wasn't for the scenic pool no one would stay here. During our stay the beach club had a pimp soliciting business very loudly on multiple days whom the hotel refused to kick out despite multiple parties complaint. The Delano is a magnet for sketchy characters. The place is surviving off of its reputation and pool alone. Go here if you don't mind being gouged and enjoy the occasional strung out pimp at the beach, but if you're looking for a modern luxury hotel, this isn't it.
Great pool, great service, classy crowd
The Delano was a beautiful hotel with an awesome pool and atmosphere. The staff was friendly and overall really cool. Great for a one time indulgence. The rooms were a bit small and our floor was sandy upon arrival. The all white decor was ok, but really let you know if something wasn't clean, and unfortunately many things on our bed had stains. As for the prices, they were absurd. There wasn't a single thing that was complimentary here. 30 dollars for wifi for two days, overpriced cocktails, food and drink and the biggest offense of all was the fact that you had to pay more than starbucks prices for coffee in the morning. Seriously not ok for the price you pay for just staying there. Lastly, the sushi bar was just awful, 3 pieces in and we closed our check.
It was centrally located location for a international Business meeting. The expoense was not justified by the quality of the hotel
This hotel has the most friendly staff who always welcome you back. Best pool, pool bar and DJ experience. The sushi restaurant in the lobby is outstanding. My all white decorated room faced the ocean and had spectacular view of beach. Highly recommend this property. The gym could be upgrade and/ or located in a different part of hotel (it feels like being in the dungeon of the hotel). The cable sometimes goes in and out.
I had a very pleasant stay, the staff was amazing. Nothing
The view from the room The Roach that was crawling around the room. Took forever for housekeeping to respond to compliant I had to call the Loews 1-800 number to get service after calling front desk
Location Under construction; noisy
Hotel is good but pricey for its accommodation .building is little old . Beach is too far from hotel. Bathroom is small for the price paid for room
I loved the hotel was right by the beach The amenities including the spa, banana boat, beach chairs and excellent customer service
Had a great time very understanding staff and food prices were good at hotel lounge and restaurants
Location, layout Drilling & hammers right by my room at 7a. I can understand 10a. For those from Ca this means it started at 4a Partying, LOUD rap music , yelling from balcony on my floor. I complained and NOTHING was done
the hotel amenities were fine, meals were good not exceptional. pool is nice as is beach access. i don't recommend for a vacation setting. hotel is very large, busy - not relaxing for a couple. Lacked the intimacy and romantic touches of other hotels catering to vacationers vs. business.
Beautiful hotel, with a very very attentive staff. This hotel is walking distance from all the best parts of Miami Beach. The only bad thing about this hotel is that there are sooo many families (mostly from Europe) here, that the pool becomes way too crowded. As a couple in their 20s, we had to avoid the pool, and stay in the ocean.
No music on pool area
Pool area was beautiful, and open 24 hours! Love how the hotel was right next to the beach. Staff was very helpful and friendly. Price of food and drinks at the pool / beach was expensive, but it was what I expected when booking the hotel. Beach chairs were included in the resort fee, which was nice, but the fee didn't include a beach umbrella with the chairs...the umbrella was an extra $25 for the day (and we absolutely needed the umbrella because it was so hot outside).
The hotel was beautiful ocean front view balcony view.. Very close to ocean drive an Lincoln mall rd. We really didn't need a car.. O yeah right on the Beach.. They have beautiful outside water plaza where I got on my need an she said yesss ATTN we were notified before our stay way before our stay there would be construction but how would I know I'd get the room right next to all the banging and beating
The convenience to the beach. Staff friendlyness and helpfulness. The price was very reasonable, the hotel structure and arts are beautiful. The hotel needs a renovation ASAP, the pool was extremely too small for the amount of people staying at the resort, they need to build more pools and perhaps a few hot tubs. The water front restaurant and bars needs renovation, cleanliness and more variety on drinks and food.
The staff was very friendly for the most part and the location was in close proximity to Eden Rock where I attended a conference but couldn't stomach the extra 150 per night. The decor is so dated. The carpet, drapes, doors, fixtures, etc were in desperate need of updating. its relatively clean but so warn out. The room had an odd L shaped layout with no real purpose for extra space. An old tube TV, like 27 inches in an delapidated armoire that was literally 25 feet from the foot of my bed. needed binoculars.
Liked cleanliness and large rooms
that they "upgraded" me to a room for my inconvenience. The upgraded room was a so shitty and out dated the bathroom with black and white tiles looked like a black and white checker board ,, the room looked haunted ,,, the toilet was running all night long ,,, you couldn't flush the toilet ,, and it was just not worth the money!!!!
I appreciated the staff upfront. The breakfast was great! The view was awesome. Due to me booking the room via a 3rd party website, I had to wait for a extended period of time to get my room. The front desk were doing everything they could to help me. In the room it was old. The TV didn't work and there were no towels in the room. So I had to go down stairs twice. The towels were old. After that it was ok. I would stay again. The old room is no fault of the staff.
Me & my boyfriend loved the main lobby decor it was great. The room was small and old tvs.
View and staff That I couldn't stay longer
View, No working shower, had to pay $45.00 to park my veichle the hotel! I mean are you kidding me, that's like going out to eat, and the paying the restraint to use their bathroom! Then I get up at 6am to get ready for my 8 am meeting, and the shower does not work!!! Unreal, sink was stopped up, bell hop watched me struggle down the stairs with my luggage. Terrible staff and service, if I wanted no service I would have stayed in a day's inn!!
I would to stay in next building that's much batter than this resort Everything
My room wasn't ready they put me in a smaller room with a single king size bed, I was traveling with my wife and two kids. the next next day I had to check out spend the entire day outside until 4pm then they didn't bring me my bags until six pm. When I asked to speak and complain to the manager. He offered an insignificant resolution that still left us completely unsatisfied.
The lobby of the hotel Rude staff, charging for the Minni Bar every after paying for hotel. Old tv that didnt work.
Nothing!!! Ashley at check in was ridiculously horrible!!! Manger came out he was horrible & no help!!! I was given t wrong info abt check not my fault but I'm t one they looking at crazy!!! Room was filthy hair every were left over definitely not mines!!!!/ Mildew in t bathroom.... Chipped paint, top sheet stinked, rooms old!!! I can complain all day abt that place especially t rude staff!!! Please don't waste your money on this hotel!!!! I read how rude t staff was but I always give people a chance boy was I wrong on this one!!!!!! Don't waste ur money!!
Nothing No facilities in room - no tea, coffee Room - the size of shoe box Rudest staff in the world
design, big rooms, friendly personal, near to the beach, near to the shopping center, services like: airportshuttle, cool water at the pool, towels for the beach, cocktails at the catalina, delivery-service from the catalina restaurant no bar, the cleaning personal only speaks spanish but no english, the breakfast could have more choices than marmelade and cream cheese
This was a beautiful hotel with lavish furnishings. Great use is made of the space especially the pool area. The staff were great and added to the experience.
The Rooms were funky and very spacious.The pool area was cool - not a massive pool - but enough to swim about and cool off. The cabanas and sofas around the pool were nice. No where decent or cheaper than the $30 valet parking. They should have an option for reduced parking. There are some mulit storey car parks about half way down collins (near the Chesterfield hotel) that parking is $20 per 24 hours.
Absolutely wonderful for its price and what it has to offer
Doormen were excellent. Close to the beach with free beach chairs. Housekeeping is very poor because they do not understand a word of English. The wall is too thin. Could not sleep because of the TV noise next door. Reception may not be efficient; was charged different rates. Had to pay extra for the taxi because of the poor response when checking-out. No prior response to my mail sent asking as to how to get on the free shuttle-bus from the airport.
I was injured at the hotel and the staff was rude and unhelpful. I was most surprised at the at the poor attitude of the assistant general manger. I would never stay at this hotel again.
Friendly personels, quiet, very good location, a lot of space Missing light in the wardrobes
Good sized and well furnished rooms, with art deco style. Friendly, helpful staff, good location for beach access and Lincoln Road shops A good stay, and decent value with a discount, but the hotel needs to be more on top of the maintenance: e.g. we had problems with the shower tap and temperature in our room and there was a rather basic breakfast on disposable tableware by a pool that wasn't cleaned during our stay.
Staff friendly and helpful, very comfortable and stylish suites with excellent and good quality facilities, lots of space, great location - easy walking distance to Ocean Drive. Poolside breakfast is sufficient, Free shuttle bus to the airport is a nice touch. I will definitely stay here again, much better than the last hotel I used in Miami. Rooms are very very dark, a torch would be useful to find things in your suitcase. Note that a hotel surcharge/tax of $15/day (per suite) is billed in addition to the figure quoted on booking.com
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Amazing beach in front...and the boardwalk is fabulous.
Location s outstanding Yes, only posting available is valet @$42 per day it adds up quickly
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They had 2 pools, one for kids & one for the adults. Plenty of chairs w/ umbrellas by the pool. The fact that you had to pay $19 fee for an umbrella at the beach. I was already paying a $30 a day resort fee!
The staff was very friendly and made us feel very welcome at their hotel. They went out of their way to make sure we were happy with everything. We will definitely stay there again.
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Staff was very courteous and helpful. Nice property. Our room was on a low floor and apparently over the service entrance to the hotel. Starting at 6AM, there was a lot of loud noise from linen carts, people yelling, vehicles, valet elevators, etc. Hotel needs better policies for the noise in this area.
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Love the room/pool, great beach, friendly staff No coffee maker in the rooms, parking is expensive but typical for Miami Beach
I see an extra $1300 in charges in my credit card 2 days after I left and no explanation. I had requested the bills for my room when I left the hotel and the $1300 was not there. That is not acceptable.
This hotel should be rated 3.5 stars at most.
We've stayed at several hotels and this one delivered unparalleled service. Simply, top notch. Our room was incredibly clean and housekeeping was very attentive. The pool had to have been the cleanest we've ever swam in - hands down. The front desk staff were very pleasant, polished and professional. The valet gentlemen were personable and efficient. We were so impressed with the manager and how his employees treated us as their guest. This is an all around great hotel. The bed was too firm for our liking.
This is the only place we'll stay when we go to South Beach. Service is always impeccable! Staff goes above and beyond. Gaby took wonderful care of us on this trip. Accommodations are beautiful. Nothing
Beach was lovely, Concierge staff assigned was great. Unbelievable noise until 4am from poolside club. Cleaning of room was mediocre. Pool very crowded during day.
Grate Relax & full service None
Good location if you are looking for party location. Not a good location if you have kid since there's loud music downstairs and you have to walk across the busy street in order to get to the beach.
Location ideal for south beach but noisy Not worthy of4 star rating more like 3.5 Dirty windows pillow case not put on extra pillows delivered Weak drinks Parking difficult A/C did not work TV did not work Noisy neighborhood next door to Drag Bar
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Not much... Right next door to a very loud gay club in the middle of Miami Beach Gay Pride. Did no one think to inform guests that the rooms would be extremely noisy and incompatible with actually relaxing??? View also was minimal...
Staff were friendly and helpful. It was very noisy when we were trying to sleep! Too near night life for us.
The staff members were super-polite for everything! If we asked a question, they were attentive to our every need. The hotel has a nice pool and free lounges and towel service on the beach. We were close enough to the action, but the hotel is quiet.
Room's view was gorgeous. Tiki bar and pool were hopping and service was attentive. Beds were fulls and not queens so me, my wife and daughter were cramped. We were told facilities and services were 24 hours but pool area was a dark ghost town after 9 pm while neighboring hotels were jumping. $37 a day for parking was very high.
My stay at the Palms Resort felt like being in paradise! All services and facilities were exceptional. The check in [front desk] staff was not the friendliest. The staff person told me that my reservations were made by HotelBeds and that the room preference was not guaranteed when reservations were made through 3rd party sites. I asked to speak with a manager and was told that the person was on a short break. The manager never spoke to me, however I was given the double room per the reservation.
It was quiet & tranquil. Enjoyed watching the few wedding ceremonies. Hotel staff cordial & efficient. Breakfast by the pool was enjoyable. Size of hotel just right cozy & understated rooms were comfortable we had small size rooms when we arrived & when we requested larger rooms they accommodated us. Would recommended to our friends. Cannot recall that there was anything we did not like about the service or the hotel.
Close to the beach and spa is nice. The rooms are cramped but nicely furnished. I am an experienced business and leisure traveler. I've stayed at over 250 hotels all over the world and I have never experienced such poor customer service from the front lobby employees. They seemed to purposely not want to accommodate any request. I would never want to stay here again even though I liked other aspects of the hotel.
I adored the pool and beach area.... Just spectacular! Very relaxing! The rooms were nice. However, the first room they put us in smelled of mildew. Then they said they didn't have any other rooms to move is to. When I started freaking out, they found us a new room that was much better. Everything else was amazing! Great spa! Overall I would stay again!
Nice place with excellent happy hour. Front desk service was very poor, I was kept waiting at time of my check-out while the front desk manager( never acknowledging my presence) was talking to a couple at great length about the best restaurants in town and other possible points of interest, all the while the concierge sitting at her desk directly behind us had nothing to do, finally after about ten minutes another front desk manager came out to assist me. I also did not like the $19 " hotel fee" for pool towels I did not ask for or use! When I politely asked to have the charge removed I was gruffly told "No". All the above left a bad taste in my mouth as I departed on what otherwise was an overall positive experience.
Great location, beautiful grounds, great food! A little pricey, but everything is in Miami Beach
The hotel was beautiful. The grounds lovely and the complimentary chair massage a plus. I didn't like the 19 dollar daily fee tacked on to your bill.
Decor and bed So noisy ...thin paper walls and doors.. No sleep at all. They also gave me wrong information for parking
great location. rooftop pool is great. delux room?! not so sure we got one. f
Great location, very comfortable stay. Everything was within walking distance -- food, shops, and of course the beach. Staff was super nice and helpful. Worth the $!
there was an incredible rooftop pool party. Nunlike I've ever seen before. DJ's best in the world. The only thing that I didn't like. Was that I had to leave!
Great location to get straight to the beach. Walking distance to Lincoln Rd, Washington Ave and Ocean Dr!
Location is great! Price was fair. Rooms are small and walls are thin. Room service also lacks a bit.
Everything Pool closed at 9
It was literally a dream, best hotel experience yet! Nothing! I wish I could've stayed longer
the hotel is really nice and staff work hard to make your stay awesome The elevator on my floor was in and out of service about three or four times during the three day stay , it just made it difficult to get to and from the rooftop pool ... And the room service food portions are small based on the amount charged, and the person taking the order seemed to have a bit of a attitude one night
Pool was awesome, a few seconds to the beach. Very nice looking lobby, super comfy beds. Construction everywhere. I was not expecting it and would have chosen somewhere else had I known. Did not make for a relaxing day laying out by the pool with the constant pounding of a jack hammer in the background. Drinks and food were super overpriced for the size and amount of alcohol. Everything included 18-20% gratuity which will catch you off guard.
I was grateful that I was upgraded to a suite, but I think there are better options on Miami beach. Would rather spend a little more to stay at a better resort. Facilities out of order. Neither the men's nor women's bathroom in the lobby was functioning. Elevators not working properly- had to wait 15 minutes for an elevator!! Mosquitos all over my room. The mattress on my bed felt more like a box spring than a mattress. It was not comfortable at all. One of the people who delivered room service to my room suggested I should add the "additional gratuity" because the hotel doesn't give him any of the gratuity that's already included. Overall, this hotel was FAR from a luxury experience. Needs lots of work.
Staff was very friendly, courteous and accomodating, food and drinks were delicious. The beds were so comfortable that I did not want to get up. The convenient access to the beach was great, as well as the beach chair amenity, twas welcomed! Due to the inconveniences my sister, cousins and I were given complimentary tickets for drinks and breakfast. Some staff were not truthful when faced with conflicting situations, which led to a lot of unwanted and unnessary aggravation, and wasted time. A lot of renovation was, and still is taking place, which also added to 2 of 4 elevators being unaccessible. Thus waiting for the elevator was a task. And getting on the elevator was another task, then getting to your room or the lobby was another task in itself. Had I known about the renovation that I was not told about, I would have booked another hotel. The room was not a replica of the luxurious room that was pictured. The refrigerator was not working, thank God I did not have my kids with me.
Canceled reservation with one day's notice.
Eden Roc's resort is nice. The private beach and pools are the best part of the hotel. Cabana restaurant was also good - but, they don't serve brunch and stop serving breakfast at 11am (a little early if you're on vacation). The food is a bit over priced as well. It's a good place to bring your family. DONT STAY AT THIS HOTEL. WAIT UNTIL THEYVE FINISHED RENOVATING. The majority of the hotel is under construction. The entire lobby is closed off with white curtains due to the construction, leaving only the elevators and front desk assessable. The set-up makes the hotel dark and depressing. The decor is outdated. The staff at the front desk was not friendly at all. Most of all, the rooms in the main tower are NOT what you will expect them in a resort. We stayed in a deluxe king room and it was tiny! The view was terrible! If you're going to stay here you have to stay in the ocean view tower and don't be afraid to pay for the best rooms available: only then will your stay be worth your buck.
Right next to Fountainbleu. On the beach. Solid amenities. Nice bar scene at night. A little up from southbeach. Wish it was closer but you cant complain. Long walk to convenient stores
The valet and restaurants service was ok. It was dated. The sheets in the bed were torn up. The phone was dirty. The fridge was broken (found out about that after 200 in good spoiled ). There was some woman that I could only say was a pimp yelling and cursing on her cell phone. When we asked if she could be removed they told us that she brings them a lot of business and is there all of the time. The elevator was old and their food was disgusting. I would never even walk through that place again even after they renovate
The hotel was very clean, most staff members are very polite and friendly. The facilities provides adult pool separate to the regular pool for those trying to have an adult only trip. I had a few dislikes and not sure about returning. Staff tried their best to accommodate us for our concerns. My biggest dislike was the construction, all pools close at 8pm, and approach taking by some staff members to the facilities selective concerns with my family members.
Relaxed pool environment Service by staff was slow
The only issue was all the construction we were NOT warned about!!
Overall very good experience. Excellent location and service. Rooms are clean. Spa was lovely. Upper pool is under construction and spa pool in bad need of renovation. The beach facing bar/ restuarant will also be a huge amenity when open (in the spring?) but I missed having a second food option onsite and ended up going next door.
Renovations were taking place during my stay. It was extremely loud. Difficult to enjoy my room or time at the pool.
It was incredible. The hotel is beautiful with an amazing pool and beach. The staff is friendly and provide wonderful service. I would stay again at the National without a doubt.
It's nice to be in the middle of everything yet there is not a scene at this boutique hotel. Rather it is mellow and elegant. No ice machine and restrictions from bringing on outside food and drink
We had a great stay till the end when they overcharged my card and a week later they are still holding the money. Jessica the Reservations Manager is rude and unprofessional. Very pricey and on top of that they hold over $400 you never spent on your card..RIDICULOUS!
Staff was incredibly friendly and accommodating. Awesome location. Very clean and great decor.
Great access to beach, beautiful pool area. It took 50 min to get my car. I was told it was because of "shift change". I asked for the manager to call but they never did. Unreliable Internet. I was unable to connect.
We loved the pool and beach access at the hotel. The outside staff was amazing and super helpful. The $19 a day charge for pool/beach service was WELL worth the money spent. The first 2 rooms they tried to put us in were IN the stairwell. We read reviews that the hotel will put people in those rooms. It was VERY frustrating but they did end up moving us to a normal room on the 3rd trip down to the front desk.
Nothing Air broke 2 nights terrible service terrible crowd and the TV was broken my whole stay. Everyday is have to complain about it and nothing was done. When I asked for at least a night or 2 free because of the inconvenience I was denied
Great location, architecture, and a clean room. The beach out back was beautiful and servers at the bar out back were great. There was a party there that didn't stop until 1am. Carpet wasn't laid correctly and had many humps to trip you up sometimes. Bed was on a wooden box frame with sharp corners that stuck out far enough to leave a few marks on your shins.
The location, easy to get to the beach One of the pools were being reconstructed, but there wasn't a notice about it anywhere on the site. Should've gave guest a discount. Very disappointed
I loved the exceptional customer service, Natalya was amazing. Customer service makes or breaks a vacation and the national definitely made it. Didn't like that our room was on the stairway but it worked out because we had loud music and we didn't disturb the neighbors.
We were fortunate enough to have a pool/ocean view room with a balcony. The view was gorgeous, especially in the mornings as the sun moved up. The room was small but well laid out so that it didn't feel small at all. The bathroom was well designed and appointed as was the closet. The staff was extremely friendly and although the service was somewhat continental.. we were on holiday and didn't mind things taking a bit more time. The facility has beach access behind the pool so, you're never far from the water and sand. We are actually from Miami and were looking to get a change of venue for Thanksgiving and this was ideal. Nothing really.. I suppose that it would have been nice to have in room coffee, but that's a WPP.
The walls are pretty thin and noise can be an issue.
- staff super nice, flexible and make you feel at home - location is fantastic - beach (even though they charge u $19 for an umbrella, but chairs are included) - bed is pretty good - price too high - very very small rooms - pillows didn't have cover under the sheets and the pillow was yellow and smelled terrible -- but for the second I tried it felt amazing! - room was pretty clean, not spotless clean (some hairs on the shower)
The hotel is located right on the beach with an amazing swimming pool too. Because it has just been refurbished everything was NEW. With in a short walk to Lincoln for fabulous shopping and food. Parking was $60 per 24 hours.You can park and the Miami garage across the street for $35. We have a strange smell in our room at times.
Completely disorganized. Awful service. Food and pool servers are COMPLETELY oblivious to anything. Fish sandwhich had maybe less than an ounce of fish for $25. Pool servers looking to gouge you charging for water, & upselling over priced cocktails. You're lucky if the food ever comes. Room was Nice and clean however. They wouldn't let me check in till 4pm despite me being there at 10AM and asking for early check in. Then, they locked me out at 12noon sharp and refused any sort of leeway at all. Avoid! Completely apathetic staff, disorganized and chaotic dining area. No one really in charge. Despite multiple attempts to speak to the manager, the mgr never came. I'd rather burn my money or throw it away than give it to an establishment such as this.
Very friendly staff, licate one block away from a beatiful beach Valet parking fee 36 dollars
I liked the hotel in every aspect. I will definitely come again... Valet parking...a bit too expensive and longish wait....
I liked everything about this place. It's very clean, the location is just across the road from the beach and the staff were all very nice.
Overall positive experience with quality of the rooms, restaurant, housekeeping and staff attitudes Front desk definitively provided erroneous information regarding the shuttle to the airport forcing us to pay for transportation that was supposed to be included; staff seemed to have different awareness of hotel policies leading us to believe training is inadequate
The staff is amazing and was really helpful.
My wife and I were able to celebrate our anniversary in warm sunny Miami. I booked the hotel on Kayak.com due to the good reviews and value. We were not disappointed. The room was very clean and decorated so well. The accommodations were outstanding. The Tavern restaurant was amazing, we ate there twice. The staff goes above and beyond to make you feel welcome. I'd reccomend this place to anyone wanting a great experience with close proximity to the beach. The thermostat didn't seem to work. We finally figured out that we had to continuously turn on the fan to cool the room because it was set to 80. maybe it's a Miami thing to have warm rooms but we're from Ohio where we keep our summer thermostat around 65.
The customer service was great and very comfortable beds Just a lil out the way from south beach had to take a lot of car services
Older hotel has been nicely renovated. Staff inattentive, service poor. Called for the car from valet, requesting to be notified when it was available. After waiting nearly an hour, went to front desk and discovered the car had been waiting for 20 minutes. Specifically asked at check-in if resort charge would be added to bill, and was told no, it was included in pre-paid reservation. In spite of this assurance, chage was added at check out. Front desk can not provide itemized charges on folio at check out, only give a total charge. Food in restaurant was OK, but service poor. Waited 10 minutes for coffee on Saturday morning, and were told our server was "in the bathroom". WAY more information than I needed. Used glasses in room were not replaced during our stay. Ovewrall, VERY dissapointing.
I like it when I received my car after 50 minutes so that I could get to my meeting. I liked it when I left the unapologetic staff who just shrugged when I wonder why my car hadn't arrived after I had properly followed their recommendation that I call 25 minutes early to get my car...it took 50. I liked it when I left the counter at check out after explaining that my linen STUNK of BLEACH . I COULD BARELY SLEEP THE STENCH OF BLEACH ON ALL OF THE LINEN WAS SO STRONG. I FOLLOWED THE RECOMMENDED PROCEDURE OF CALLING 25 MINUTES EARLY TO GET MY CAR AT CHECK OUT. IT TOOK 50 TO ARRIVE AND I ALMOST MISSED MY MEETING. THE ROOM WAS SMALL, OVER PRICED NO VANITY NOT EVEN A LUGGAGE RACK AND THOSE IRRITATING WIRE HANGGERS YOU CAN REMOVE WHEN YOU ARE TRYING TO HANG CLOTHES, IN THIS CASE WHILE WEDGED IN THE CORNER OF THIS TINY $500 ROOM. THE LOCATION WAS PROPOSED AS NORMALLY COSTING $1000 PER NIGHT. I ONLY CHOSE IT BECAUSE OF PROXIMITY TO A MEETING. THE LOBBY WAS EQYAL TO A POOR QUALITY HIGHWAY MOTEL.
Everything valet $36
A friend and I came to Hotel Croydon for an extended girls weekend and to run the Miami Half Marathon. It was such a great experience! The staff is friendly, the rooms are gorgeous, and the beach access is so convenient. We booked through Kayak which saved us some money - it was such a great value. I highly recommend this hotel for couples, friends, and families. One thing to take note of... the hotel shuttle came to the airport to pick us up on the hour. This is an automatic thing - they come every hour on the hour. However, when you're using the shuttle to come back to airport you MUST schedule first with the front desk. We found out the hard way that it wasn't an automatic pick up and had to jump in a cab very quickly.