This property is situated within the Art Deco District of Miami Beach, and provides direct access to the beach. With the Miami Beach Convention Centre, the New World Symphony and the Bass Museum of Art all within a 10-minute walk, this hotel is well suited for guests looking to explore area attractions on foot.
This hotel is smoke free and all rooms include free local calls, a TV, an iron and ironing board, blackout curtains, a safe and air conditioning. Suites also include a jetted tub and the Penthouse Suite has two levels with a separate living room area.
A resort fee of $15 per room, per day is charged by this hotel. Wi-Fi is available in guest rooms for an additional fee of $12 per stay, while parking is available on site for $29 per day. Pets are not permitted.
Gavroche on the Beach serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. This hotel also has a Tiki Bar that offers a free happy hour daily from 7 pm to 8 pm.
Other on-site amenities include private beach access, loungers and hammocks, two beach chairs and umbrellas per room, an outdoor pool, a computer kiosk, coin-operated laundry machines, dry cleaning service, guest fax service and meeting/event space.
*Note: The pool area was under renovation in October 2013 and renovations are scheduled to be completed in the middle of January, 2014. Please contact the hotel to inquire about the pool's status for the dates of your stay.
The Miami Beach Golf Club is a 5-minute drive away. Downtown Miami is a 15- to 20-minute drive away and includes the American Airlines Centre, the Gusman Centre for Performing Arts and Bayside Marketplace. The Miami International Airport (MIA) is about 20 minutes away by car. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified by a front desk agent on November 28, 2013: Renovations to the on-site pool area are scheduled to be completed sometime in the middle of January, 2014
Among the reviews used for this analysis, the beachfront location was the most complimented aspect of this property. One guest said that this hotel was on the "perfect section in South Beach", while several reviewers found restaurants nearby. One guest appreciated that chairs and umbrellas for the beach were provided for free.
Many reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable.
Many guests described their rooms as clean, while a few reviewers added that the rooms were generally comfortable.
The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service.
A few guests enjoyed the pool area, however, some other guests were disappointed with the pool area (see below for more details).
Among the reviews sourced for this editorial, there were several common concerns expressed by guests.
Several guests complained about hearing conversations in neighbouring rooms, while a couple of reviewers complained about traffic noise and loud music from neighbouring bars.
A few reviewers complained that the on-site pool was under renovation during their stay, while a couple of guests said that the pool area was not clean.
A couple of guests thought that the exterior appeared rundown, while a couple of other reviewers said that the air conditioning was ineffective.
Booking.com gave this property an average score of 7.5 out of 10, based on 286 guest reviews.
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #114 out of 195 hotels in Miami Beach, with an average score of 3 out of 5, from 530 reviews.
The author called the hotel on November 28, 2013 to verify some information.