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Room Mate Lord Balfour

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were allowed to check in an hour early. The room was clean and bright. We used the valet service because parking was not convenient and we would have had to walk several blocks with our luggage. $35 per day. $9.99 amenity fee per person and a $50 deposit per person for room snacks, beach towels etc. seems the charges...

Thank normanb130
Amherst, New York
Reviewed 16 April 2017

My adult sons, their friends, and I stayed at the Room Mate Lord Balfour for one night the night before my oldest son's bachelor party cruise out of the Port of Miami. We liked the hotel very much. The décor is attractive, the service impeccable, and the beds most comfortable. We also liked the hotel's location, conveniently situated near the...

2Thank Neil B
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Adnan J, General Manager at Room Mate Lord Balfour, responded to this review

Hi Neil, So happy to read that you had a great get together in Miami. Our location allows guests to enjoy the hustle and bustle of SoBe without being disturbed by it in the hotel! Since our building is an Art Deco treasure, bathrooms may be a bit on the cozier side. In any case, I hope to see you...

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spend 4 days with my wife in May. Location is great. You can walk to everything and the beach is 5 minuts away. Beach towels, beach chairs and umbrella is included. Hotel is placed in the quite end of Miami Beach / Ocean Drive and music/bars etc are 5-10 min walk up Ocean Drive. The hotel is expanding and there...

Thank Yesba
Newark, New Jersey
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

This was a nice hotel to stay in SB for a few days. The room was clean and nice but my only complaint is the hard wood floors. Although nice to look at, I do not think it's practical for a hotel because of the noise you hear from the other rooms. I would say for the hotel to have...

1Thank BigCee77
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed here during Art Basel 2016 and from the moment I checked into my room it smelled like rice and beans, just unclean that I had to switch rooms! On top of that the bed was extremely uncomfortable it had a noisy plastic cover that children sleep in and it was lumpy, I had lower back pain my whole...

Thank Michelle C
New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like another recent review, the most important question is "would I want to come back and stay at this hotel again?" Well, this was my SECOND stay, and I'm already looking forward to the next. We arrived a little late in the evening and Anna at the front desk (with her charming Spanish accent and friendly, welcoming smile and attitude)...

Thank LarsErikNYC
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here at the beginning of may, great location and very welcoming and friendly staff. Nothing was too much trouble and they make the place what it is. I would not stay again though, due to the paper thin walls which is unfortunate as the room we had was spacious and comfy We could hear absolutely everything from all...

Thank Doms871uk
Lexington, Kentucky
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first criteria in evaluating a hotel is pretty basic—Will I go back? With Lord Balfour the answer is a resounding YES. This lovely boutique hotel has a European sensibility: small, charming, personable. Surely this is so, at least in part, because it is owned by company from Spain. Members of the staff seem genuine with ready welcoming smiles. And...

1Thank cstoneinparis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect location and the staff were extremely helpful and friendly. The rooms were gorgeous and very clean. Being blocks away from the heart of South Beach was nice and relaxing. Would highly recommend .

Thank Roderick W
Newton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From when we arrived the staff at the desk were extremely helpful and pleasant. They all seemed to enjoy their jobs and the customers. We saw this during our whole stay, offering to be helpful with every small thing they could. Our room was recently refurbished with clean modern lines and color choices that made a moderate sized room a...

Thank rap2111

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • 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: $210 - $457 (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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#5 Best Value Hotel in Miami Beach
#8 Family Hotel in Miami Beach
#9 Business Hotel in Miami Beach
#9 Romantic Hotel in Miami Beach
#20 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach
#20 Luxury Hotel in Miami Beach
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