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Boston
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We spent a night at The Hotel on our way to Key West. What a great find! From the moment we walked in and were greeted by Daniel at the front desk until the moment we left, we just loved this place. The location is fabulous and the room was spacious and clean. Everyone who works there was so friendly...

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Fred K, General Manager at The Hotel of South Beach, responded to this review

Hello PoolsideBoston, Thank you for making us your "pitstop" on the way to Key West. We hope you get a chance to stay longer, the next time you visit South Beach. Thank you for the review and compliments of the staff; we'll be sure to pass them on. Regards, The Hotel of South Beach

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

The Hotel on South Beach is one of the nicest hotels I have stayed in in a very long time! It is located in the heart of South Beach with every convenience needed in walking distance. You could not have a better location. On top of that the hotel and it's rooms are beautiful and the people who work there...

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Fred K, General Manager at The Hotel of South Beach, responded to this review

Dear Megan_rains, Thank you for taking the time to write your review about our property and the staff, we will make sure we will pass it on to them. We are very happy to know of your great experience with us and we look forward to see you again in the near future. Regards, The Hotel of South Beach

Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stayed for 8 nights in late November and early December. The hotel was clean, comfortable and conveniently located in South Beach, with parking and beach a block away. Gym equipment was relatively new and the pool is long enough to do laps in, which is a bonus compared to so many overcrowded hotel pools in Miami Beach. My room...

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Fred K, General Manager at The Hotel of South Beach, responded to this review

Dear Rafael L, We're thrilled that your stay was an exceptional one with us! Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review and for the compliments of The Hotel and Staff. We are in the process of reviewing our wifi connection and looking to make some changes for the better. We look forward to seeing you...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is likely the perfect location for a stay in South Beach. The Ocean Drive entrance is across from the beach. Eastern building guests have direct access to the News Cafe 24/7. The main entrance fronts onto attractive Collins Ave. All SoBe sights/shops are a short walk away. No noise issue to report. We were very impressed with the...

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Fred K, General Manager at The Hotel of South Beach, responded to this review

Dear canucksontour2016, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review of The Hotel of South Beach. We're thrilled that you experienced what we believe to be a true gem in the South Beach Area, and strive to make continuous improvements without taking away from its Art Deco charm. We look forward to seeing you again when...

Reviewed 1 week ago

For our 7th (!) trip to South Beach, we brought a couple of friends with us, for whom it was a first taste of Florida. Although we've got some very nice stays in Miami in the past, this one was the best. When looking at The Hotel's website, I had the feeling that they "overplayed" a little bit on some...

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Fred K, General Manager at The Hotel of South Beach, responded to this review

Dear Philippe D, Thank you very much for taking the time to right a review and your compliments of The Hotel. We're thrilled that you've discovered The Hotel, an Art Deco Gem, that we strive to keep as close to the original design, with some modern upgrades! We look forward to seeing you again when your travels bring you to...

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

For my family's first visit to South Beach, we wanted to stay in an Art Deco hotel near the beach that would deliver on both style and service. The Hotel of South Beach surpassed our expectations. We had great service all the way, starting with Daniel's warm welcome upon our arrival, complete with a room upgrade (thank you, Daniel!). We...

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Fred K, General Manager at The Hotel of South Beach, responded to this review

Hello shartyOttawa_Canada, Thank you very much for taking the time to review The Hotel and your compliments of our staff. We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay and glad to see that you found out why our location is unbeatable! We look forward to seeing you again when your travels bring you back to South Beach. Regards, The...

Schaumburg, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Couldn't ask for a better stay. Great location, friendly staff and good value. All of the staff was wonderful and accommodating but if you are lucky enough to get Daniel - you are in for an even better experience. Daniel is one of a kind (that's in a good way). He truly makes you feel at home and like you...

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Fred K, General Manager at The Hotel of South Beach, responded to this review

Hello rvfink11, Thank you very much for taking the time to review The Hotel of South Beach. We're thrilled to hear that your stay was a great one and will be sure to let Daniel know you mentioned him in your review! We look forward to seeing you again when your travels bring you back to South Beach. Regards, The...

Claremont Ontario
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first time in Miami and we wanted to stay in the Art Deco district of Miami Beach. The Hotel of South Beach was well reviewed and did not disappoint. The staff quite impressed us, notably Charles at the front desk and John the concierge, whose advice on getting around the area saved us a lot of money,...

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Fred K, General Manager at The Hotel of South Beach, responded to this review

Hello Grant163, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review on The Hotel of South Beach! We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay in our Ocean Drive rooms and glad to know our staff took good care of you! As you mentioned, South Beach is not a quiet, boring area and some noise should...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The exterior and communal areas of the hotel are lovely. Art Deco throughout. But our room was dark and dingy and the soundproofing from the adjoining rooms, corridor and room above was dire. This room was not cheap and we were disappointed with it.

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Fred K, General Manager at The Hotel of South Beach, responded to this review

Dear isobelb52, Thank you for taking the time to write a review regarding The Hotel of South Beach. We're sorry to hear that you found the rooms to be dark and dingy, as we take great pride in keeping our rooms clean, refreshed and airy. Unfortunately, being an original, historic Art Deco hotel, changes to the building structure are not...

Redhill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To be fair, I would describe this as good rather than average, but Trip Advisor ratings go from Average to Very Good. Three and a half would be more accurate. On the positive side, it's a nice Art Deco building with a rooftop pool, and access to a beach area with beach towels and furniture apparently (we didn't use them)....

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Fred K, General Manager at The Hotel of South Beach, responded to this review

Dear IanSamways, Thank you for taking the time to write a review regarding The Hotel of South Beach. We're sorry to hear that you found the rooms to be dark and dingy, as we take great pride in keeping them to the original Todd Oldham design. Unfortunately, being an original, historic Art Deco hotel, changes to the building structure are...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Originally built in 1939, by master architect L. Murray Dixon, today the hotel encompasses 73 deluxe rooms and suites, a rooftop pool with panoramic ocean views and Spire Bar & Lounge – a chic hot spot located rooftop behind the historic Tiffany spire. The new oceanfront addition to The Hotel of South Beach offers 20 breathtaking deluxe rooms, located at 800 Ocean Drive, bringing The Hotel of South Beach’s rooms and suites down to the ocean. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Hotel of South Beach

Address: 801 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139-5807
Region: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Price Range: $263 - $650 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Hotel of South Beach 4*
Number of rooms: 73
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Also Known As:
The Hotel Miami Beach
Miami Beach The Hotel
Hotel South Beach
The Hotel Of South Beach Miami Beach, Florida
Hotel Style:
#10 Romantic Hotel in Miami Beach
#15 Luxury Hotel in Miami Beach
#17 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach
#17 Family Hotel in Miami Beach
#44 Business Hotel in Miami Beach
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“Rooms facing Collins are quieter and possibly more spacious. I think only a few rooms have the bathtub with water jets, so ask for that.”
 of 5 bubbles H2127DKrafaell, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“it would have been fun to have one of the balcony rooms facing Ocean drive, but I would be afraid it would be loud.”
 of 5 bubbles lowmaintenancetravlr, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“They have an annex which looks onto the beach but all facilities are in the main building on Collins Avenue.”
 of 5 bubbles GlendaV297, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Call ahead to request a room facing Collins, for a view.”
 of 5 bubbles lj24c, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are private, quiet and truly self contained.”
 of 5 bubbles BVHM, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
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