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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEW

on Ocean Drive, just south of the south beach craziness, but a 3 minute walk away, couldnt have been better. Of note was the staff: always pleasant , accommodating, and helpful; theyve earned the 5 stars. room was comfortable and quiet. of note was the night clerk "Laz", he did everything in his power to help in our stay.

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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

When we arrived at Lord Balfour we were a little frazzled as the airline had misplaced my luggage. Jóse was so understanding and attentive to our concerns, every time we asked he would ring the airline to find out where our luggage was, suffice to say that it never arrived in the 2 days that we were there! We decided...

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Adnan J, General Manager at Room Mate Lord Balfour, responded to this review

Dear Liz, thank you so much for taking the time and sharing your experience with the world! Happy to read you enjoyed your stay and dining experience! Also thank you for mentioning Anne and Jose! We hope to see you back with us again soon!

Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very nice and stylish hotel with a nice bar, gym, breakfast (not included). My room was rather small with a huge bed, but ok for a weekend stay. Friendly staff, great location next to the beach, nice breakfast and very quiet at night.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I just returned from a relaxing 4 nights at the Lord Balfour and can't say enough good things about the hotel and it's staff. The location is on Ocean Drive but 2 blocks away from the noise and nightlife of the main strip of Art Deco hotels. The hotel is clean and comfortably hip with a wonderful staff to help...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed overnight between a transatlantic and a local connection. Staff were helpful and recognised that getting to the room was our first priority. Room was clean and quiet if bathroom small and dark but funky! Upon reappearing we were offered a lift RH the airport in the morning for a modest fee and the breakfast was expansive. Nice. Good Value.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location is good, two blocks from the beach and on the south end of ocean boulevard, between the party area and the quieter residential area. So you can easily walk to the park and the bars and the shops in the heart of Miami beach, but the hotel itself is more quiet. You can also walk to the more...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Lord Balfour for 5 nights from Feb 5-10 2017. A big shout out to Devin for his kind assistance with my booking and to Carol for help during my stay. The staff almost without exception were welcoming, friendly and helpful. If you want to stay in South Beach then the hotel is in a great location...

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Adnan J, General Manager at Room Mate Lord Balfour, responded to this review

Dear Ros T, I would like to thank you for your time and this glowing review. I really appreciate all the detailed feedback and happy to see that you have enjoyed your stay. Be assured that we will look into the points of improvement that you have mentioned as we always strive for perfection Carol and Devin also send their...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were very pleased with the service provided by all of the staff at the Hotel. We remember very much the attention .... Maria, Devin, Adnan, Carolina, Janet ( coffee).. The cleaning staff were flawless. It is suggested that at breakfast have more fruit type fruit salad.

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Adnan J, General Manager at Room Mate Lord Balfour, responded to this review

Dear Joao! It was truly our pleasure having you here with us! We can not wait to have you back here! In regards to more fruits during breakfast, we will ensure to work on this! You know what they say, Apple a day keep the doctor away!

Portland, Maine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Lord Balfour has location all locked up. A short stroll to the beach is hard to beat. However, the location on the otherwise raucous and somewhat seedy Ocean Drive is pretty much the most redeeming quality about this hotel. If you are looking for funky and European, and by that I mean really small guest rooms with impossibly small...

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Adnan J, General Manager at Room Mate Lord Balfour, responded to this review

HI leno 78, Thank you so much for taking the time and sharing with us your detailed feedback on your stay. You can not imagine how priceless it is for us to understand what our guests think about their experiences and who we can enhance it. Room Mate Lord Balfour hotel is a historical Art Deco building, dating back to...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Room Mate Lord Balfour for 4 nights. The hotel is boutique style and located on Ocean Ave in the Art Deco district. The rooms are quite modern and have a real street art vibe to them. The beds are comfy and the rooms a decent size. The walls are very thin however and you can hear...

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Adnan J, General Manager at Room Mate Lord Balfour, responded to this review

Dear Jess, Thank you for your comments. Our location is indeed one of our strongest features. South of Fifth is a hidden oasis in hustle and bustle of South Beach. Valet parking overall is a bit steep on the beach. So much that even I recommend my guests not to utilize a car if not needed... I hope to see...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come to Miami Beach and meet Room Mate Lord Balfour, an Art Deco hotel inspired in XX Century Art with a modern twist. Situated right by the beach, just a few steps walk from Lummus Park, the hotel has a privileged location in the Art Deco District of Miami Beach. Breakfast till noon, gym, free Wi-Fi, private courtyard garden is also on site, amenities in room, multilingual staff available 24 hours and everything you need to feel at home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Room Mate Lord Balfour

Address: 350 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139-6905 (Formerly The Wave Hotel)
Region: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Price Range: $227 - $532 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Room Mate Lord Balfour 4*
Number of rooms: 64
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Also Known As:
Lord Balfour Hotel Miami Beach
Wave Hotel Miami Beach
Room Mate Lord Balfour Miami Beach, Florida
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#8 Family Hotel in Miami Beach
#9 Romantic Hotel in Miami Beach
#9 Business Hotel in Miami Beach
#15 Best Value Hotel in Miami Beach
#18 Luxury Hotel in Miami Beach
#19 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach
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