Well suited for guests looking for convenient beach access, this hotel is situated on Miami Beach, in the lively South Beach, or SoBe, District. A variety of restaurants, shopping and entertainment venues are within a 10-minute walk of this hotel.
This hotel is smoke free and all rooms include free Wi-Fi, free local calls, a flat screen TV, an iHome radio, a safe, bathrobes, a hair dryer, turn-down service, a mini-bar and individual climate control. In-room coffeemakers are available on request. Select rooms feature a view of the ocean, while more spacious suites are also available. This hotel also offers accessible rooms.
Valet parking is available 24 hours for an additional fee of $20 per night. Pets are not permitted.
A free breakfast is served daily from 9 am to 11 am. The on-site restaurant, The Place, serves lunch and dinner. This hotel also has an on-site bar.
Other on-site amenities include a 24-hour fitness centre, free beach towels and chairs, a 24-hour business centre, free coffee, a courtyard garden, an ATM, and dry cleaning and laundry service.
The Wolfsonian-FIU, which is an art deco and fine arts showcase, is 8 minutes away on foot, while the Bass Museum of Art and The Holocaust Memorial are both an 8-minute drive away. Downtown Miami, which includes the AmericanAirlines Arena and Marlins Park, is 15 to 20 minutes away by car, while Sunlife Stadium is a 25-minute drive away.
Port of Miami is about 15 minutes away by car, while the Miami International Airport (MIA) is about a 25-minute drive away. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified by a front desk agent on September 19, 2013: Free breakfast hours and accessible room availability.
Among the reviews used for this analysis, many guests seemed generally happy with their stay at this hotel.
Many reviewers enjoyed the beachfront location, while many guests found shopping, restaurants and entertainment within walking distance. One reviewer said that this hotel is located "in the heart of South Beach action". A couple of guests appreciated that the hotel provided beach towels and chairs for free.
The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and accommodating service.
Many guests described their rooms as clean, while several reviewers specifically mentioned that the beds were comfortable.
Many reviewers praised the food and drinks at the on-site restaurant and bar, while a few guests enjoyed the food at the free breakfast.
There were a few common concerns found for this property, among the reviews sourced for this editorial.
Several guests thought that the rooms were small, while several other reviewers were disturbed by noise in their rooms. A few guests heard noise from outside the hotel, including traffic, loud music and partying, while a couple of reviewers were disrupted by noise from doors slamming in the halls and the elevator.
A couple of guests thought that the room rates were reasonable, while a couple of other reviewers thought that the prices at the on-site bar were expensive.
gave this hotel an average score of 4.2 out of 5, with 92% of 1,146 guests recommending the property.
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #32 out of 195 hotels in Miami Beach, with an average score of 4 out of 5, from 1,162 reviews.
The author called the hotel on September 19, 2013 to verify some information.