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Reviewed 23 February 2008

Here's the deal...all you are getting with Hotel Ocean is location. That's it. Nothing more. It's true that it is hard to find and you have to walk through a restaurant to get to it. The lobby can't be larger than 15x30. We stayed in room 205 which was above average size but nothing too spectacular. Best of luck with...

Thank SigEpTraveler
Reviewed 21 February 2008

Just stayed there for 3 nites, left 1 nite early. Terrible hotel, no standards, arrogant, dirty, overpriced and noisy. First, it's hard to find as it's right above an Italian restaurant. The restaurant takes up the entire first floor and they play loud, Italian opera, rock and pop songs from 10:30 am to 1:30 am in the morning. The rooms...

Thank ladytravellerFl
New Jersey
Reviewed 16 January 2008

Me and my boyfriend stayed at this hotel during WMC in March. The first room they put us in was in the "old tower" which was nice but a little grungy and we saw a few bugs so we asked if we could be put in the new tower. They gladly moved us into the new tower into an upgraded...

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Brunswick, Maine
Reviewed 14 January 2008

Yes the hotel is noisy, yes the parking is awful, yes the continental breakfast was a joke BUT the location is great and the rooms are fun! We loved the kitchen and well stocked mini bar for late night snacks and the funky decor of the room. The room was clean and comfortable. The TV is great and the glass...

Washington, DC
Reviewed 10 January 2008

Hotel Ocean has a very typical European feel, with a quaint courtyard in the middle of it. The rooms have a ton of character, being of fairly old construction, and the bathrooms are quite whimsical as they are tiled, with the showers all having an oval portico. We found the staff to be quite friendly and helpful, up to a...

Thank musicman1961
Reviewed 18 December 2007

The hotel itself is beautiful including the rooms and the location. The rest is not so good. You have to walk through the restaurant with waiters and hostess either yelling buon giorno or giving your dirty looks for not eating there. Plus when we did eat there it was not memorable nor very good. The room we asked for was...

Thank pelirroja107
New York, NY
Reviewed 10 December 2007

Given what we were paying to stay at Hotel Ocean, we found over-all our stay to be dissappointing. We booked a deluxe ocean-view room and were given a tiny room at the back of the hotel with a view of the parking lot. The person checking us in never bothered to say anything, and rather sneakily hoped we wouldn't fuss....

Thank NYC30something
Abiquiu, NM
Reviewed 4 December 2007

We were nervous about our stay here because of other TripAdvisor reviews, but a co-worker suggested this place based on a June stay and said it was great. Based on reviews, it does seem that unless you are willing to pay $300/night and up, you have a mixed bag. We paid $150/night (all fees, taxes included). It is not new...

Thank 099695Abiquiu_NM
West Islip, New York
Reviewed 21 November 2007

Ecclectic hotel with nice, small tuscan-like grounds. Not really one of the art deco's but still interesting. Rooms were huge with a large tiled bar with sink and 1/2 fridge. Bath had walk-in shower with rain fixture and a oval entry with glass blocks and high-end fixtures. Hardwood floors and platform bed. Very warm and inviting. Courtyard view. Courtyard had...

Thank gbarry
Baltimore, MD
Reviewed 18 October 2007

The previous review to mine was right on the mark. Here's the bottom line - if you're looking for relaxation and pampering, stay away from a boutique hotel in South Beach, particularly one right on the main drag. We found the rooms to be clean and affordable, and in a GREAT spot to get to some of the best restaurants...

Thank timd66md

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Hotel Ocean
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Cuisines: Seafood
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Small hotel with chic modern rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Ocean

Address: 1230 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Region: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Price Range: $203 - $499 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Ocean 3.5*
Number of rooms: 27
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Also Known As:
Ocean Hotel Miami Beach
Ocean Miami Beach
Hotel Ocean Miami Beach, Florida
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#101 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Go for Rooms on the front with beach views”
Sid-T84, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms away from the front would be quieter”
sezayi52, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Just don't book until renovations are complete. That includes the construction site at the back of the hotel.”
DannyMR, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Request the "Modern room"”
563traceyc, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“choose an ocean view room if you need to wake up to that type of view every morning”
georgef122, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
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