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Panama
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120 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2014 via mobile

Nice hotel on Collins rd, near Lincoln Mall and South Beach. Hotel is easy to find. Hotel has a good location, directly on the beach with nice pool and sundeck. Friendly staff. Two restaurants. Valet parking free. Wifi free. Rooms are spacious, a bit old, with open windows for fresh air, fridge, kitchenette, airco and safe. A surprisingly good hotel... More 

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Facundo Y, Guest Relations Manager at Design Suites Miami Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, which We have shared with our team. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Regards, Design Suites Miami More 

Florida
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2014

From the staff to the rooms and everything else. This place sucked!!! We booked our hotel via Expedia online and phone as we needed a handicap accessible room. My husband is in an electric wheelchair. We called and spoke to a rep that assured us that we had an accessible room. As per her she called the hotel and confirmed.... More 

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4 Thank Laurie S
Facundo Y, Guest Relations Manager at Design Suites Miami Beach, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our staff performance and our amenities. We are sorry to hear that your stay wasn't as good as you expected. We are in our last phase of a complete renovation, and that is why we understand your discomfort. At Design Suites Miami, our priority is to achieve a great customer... More 

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48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2014

We were quite disappointed by the Castle Beach suites for several reasons: - Service: Almost non-existant. The staff were not friendly, not caring, in fact hardly even available - Valet parking just took forever (even with good tips!) - No signs or indications of how to access the pool area or beach or even some shops downstairs that we found... More 

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4 Thank Olivier F
Facundo Y, Guest Relations Manager at Design Suites Miami Beach, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our staff performance and our amenities. We are sorry to hear that your stay wasn't as good as you expected. We are in our last phase of a complete renovation, and that is why we understand your discomfort. At Design Suites Miami, our priority is to achieve a great customer... More 

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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2014 via mobile

Worst hotel I have ever seen. Bugs all over and they spray your room when you're gone, they also spray my luggage. Shower never worked, the bathroom wall leaked water the whole time. Everything needed to be replaced. Don't stay there! Don't stay there! . Very dirty,

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4 Thank Roger F
Facundo Y, Guest Relations Manager at Design Suites Miami Beach, responded to this review

Did you stay at Design Suites Miami? There are a few management companies in the Building. At Design Suites Miami, our priority is to achieve a great customer service and we take care of all the minor details to make your stay as pleasant as possible. Thanks Design Suites Miami More 

Vilnius, Lithuania
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32 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2014

I have been staying there 13th-15th of October.. Rooms are clean. Balcony doors were hard to open and one of the chairs there were broken. Windows not clean, having in mind that room has ocean view, it was embarrassing. There was a cockroach in the bathroom, ghrrrr... and water was was everywhere in the room from the conditioning.. there was... More 

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4 Thank Irma A
Facundo Y, Guest Relations Manager at Design Suites Miami Beach, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that your stay wasn't as good as you expected. We are in our last phase of a complete renovation, and that is why we understand your discomfort. Our front desk staff, is trained weekly with the customer service standards. The staff at Design Suites Miami More 

London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2014

My only negative point is the hotel is a little tired & needs a bit of TLC but as I walked round they are in the process of updating bits. However we had a pleasant stay, fantastic value for money, 15mins from South Beach & Ocean Drive. FREE valet parking & we had a beautiful view of Miami beach from... More 

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Facundo Y, Guest Relations Manager at Design Suites Miami Beach, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback, we are pleased that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. Thanks Design Suites Miami req@desigmiami.com More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2014

We booked a stay here and clearly there was a typo the room I booked said 3200 ft really meant 320ft FELT LIKE 100 sq ft. Small room, pool closes at 8pm..free parking ONLY PLUS. Booked through booking.com so the front desk clerked basically waved off any request or question I had. These are rented condos keep in mind, not... More 

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Facundo Y, Guest Relations Manager at Design Suites Miami Beach, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our staff performance and our amenities. Did you stay at Design Suites Miami? There are a few management companies in the Building. at Design Suites Miami, our priority is to achieve a great customer service and we take care of all the minor details to make your stay as pleasant... More 

New Lisbon
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2014

From the first day we arrived we tried to get our room switched we checked in 10/9 and were never accommodated! We were told it was sold out every time we tired to switch now I am a manager in a hotel and I know how things work!!! There are always cancellations or no shows and there are always upgrades... More 

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Facundo Y, Guest Relations Manager at Design Suites Miami Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Design Suites Miami. We are sorry to know that your experience wasn't as you expected. At Design Suites Miami, our priority is to achieve a great customer service and we take care of all the minor details to make your stay as pleasant as possible. Thanks again. Design Suites Miami More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2014

From the outside i got the impression it was a castle on a hill. When we pulled up they make you do the valet and when we checked in we where handed a packet of rules and a keychain with a code. Instead of a card or an actual key you are given a code to get in your room.... More 

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Facundo Y, Guest Relations Manager at Design Suites Miami Beach, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our staff performance. We are sorry to hear that your stay wasn't as good as you expected. Regarding the cleaning service, we provide cleaning every day, and we make sure that the rooms are in perfect conditions every time a guest checks in. At Design Suites Miami, our priority is... More 

Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2014

I guess it depends on the unit you get, I can couch for #805 city view and #801 beach view. Clean and simple, but the grounds were perfect for the price! I looked every where and did not want to stay far from the beach, but did not find something in my price point. I am glad we gave them... More 

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Facundo Y, Guest Relations Manager at Design Suites Miami Beach, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback, we are pleased that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. Thanks Design Suites Miami req@desigmiami.com More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Design Suites Miami Beach, a beachfront property, is a selected group of condos on the emblematic Castle Beach Club -formerly The Playboy Hotel-. It has direct access to the beach, an outdoor pool and sun deck, fitness center, restaurant, pool bar, a grocery store in site, vending machines, laundry, dry cleaner, and Russian and Turkish bath. Guests can relax over the lounge chairs by the pool, with Wi-Fi access. All condos at Design Suites Miami Beach, feature a flat screen TV with cable channels, iPod docking station, Wi-Fi or cable access (free), safe box (free), kitchenette or full kitchen, daily cleaning and Free Valet parking. Only a 10 minutes' drive from South Beach and Bar Harbor, and 20 minutes from MIA International Airport. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Design Suites Miami Beach

Address: 5445 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140 (Formerly Design Suites at Castle Beach)
Region: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Price Range: $188 - $403 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Design Suites Miami Beach 3*
Number of rooms: 130
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Also Known As:
Design Suites At Castle Beach Hotel Miami Beach
Design Suites Miami Beach Florida
Hotel Style:
#13 Top resorts Hotel in Miami Beach
#40 Spa Hotel in Miami Beach
#108 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach
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“ask for 704 nice views of the ocean and the intercoastal”
 of 5 bubbles raquelisabel, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“higher floor and harbor view”
  • View from the room. Collins Ave and harbor
 of 5 bubbles eduardoaL4926LW, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“we were in floor number 5 and was good enough.”
 of 5 bubbles ancef09, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Bay 5 - view on the main street, two floor suite, open space.”
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“Lower floors would probably offer better views.”
 of 5 bubbles slbcarlos86, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
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