Last renovated in 2013, this beachfront property is well located for guests who are looking for direct access to the beach and outdoor recreation. This hotel offers an outdoor pool and on-site Jet Ski rentals kiosk.
This hotel is 100% smoke free and all 216 rooms and suites include free Wi-Fi, free bottled water, a 42" flat screen TV with pay-per-view movies and video check-out, a hair dryer, a desk, an iron and ironing board, a safe, a coffeemaker and individual climate control. Rooms are furnished with either one king bed or two double beds.
Suites are furnished with a mini-fridge, a microwave, a sofabed and either one king bed or two double beds. Some suites are also equipped with a wet bar and/or a hot tub. Select rooms and suites offer an ocean view. Many rooms feature balconies. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are available.
Self parking is available on site for $29 per day, while valet parking is available for $50 per day.
The on-site Seagrass Cafe serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. This hotel also has an on-site lounge.
Other on-site amenities include an outdoor heated pool, a hot tub, Jet Ski rentals, a fitness centre, a business centre, a 24-hour front desk, luggage storage, safe deposit boxes, bike rentals, meeting space with catering service and a concierge service. The outdoor poolside deck also offers food and beverage service.
There are several restaurants accessible within a 5-minute walk, while shopping, bars, dance clubs and restaurants at the Fontainebleau property are also 5 minutes away on foot.
Access to the I-195 is about 3 minutes away by car, while public transit can be accessed in under a 1-minute walk. The Miami Beach Convention Centre, Jackie Gleason Theatre, Bass Museum of Art and the Miami Beach Botanical Garden are all about 6 minutes away by car. The Miami Beach Golf Club is an 8-minute drive away, while the Art Deco District is about 10 minutes away by car.
Downtown Miami is 12 minutes away by car, while Virginia Key, which features a Mountain Bike Park, the Miami Seaquarium and the Rosentiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, is 20 minutes away by car. The Miami International Airport (MIA) is also about a 16-minute drive away. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Among the reviews used for this analysis, many guests agreed that this property offered an ideal beach location, especially for guests who preferred to be outside the "party" area of South Beach. Several reviewers mentioned that they found the atmosphere at this property to be quiet and relaxing. A few guests found restaurants, shopping, the boardwalk and the Fontainebleau within a short walk.
Many guests found the on-site pool and lounge area inviting and one reviewer described the pool as beautiful.
The staff were frequently complimented for their professional and friendly service. Both the food and the service at the on-site restaurant were also complimented, and one reviewer described the food as excellent and fresh.
Several guests described their rooms as clean and generally comfortable, while several other reviewers found their beds comfortable. A couple of reviewers appreciated the free Wi-Fi service.
There were a few common concerns found for this property, among the reviews used for this analysis.
Several guests thought that the room interiors appeared somewhat dated, while a couple of guests thought that their rooms were small.
A couple of reviewers complained that their balconies were not furnished. However, hotel management responded to these concerns and explained that for security and safety reasons, furniture is not permitted on any of their balconies.
A couple of guests thought that the additional fees for parking ($29 to $50 per day) were expensive.
gave this hotel an average score of 3.5 out of 5, with 74% of 213 guests recommending the property.
TripAdvisor.com ranked this hotel #118 out of 199 hotels in Miami Beach, with an average score of 3 out of 5, from 701 reviews.