This hotel is situated on Miami Beach and provides direct access to the beach and boardwalk area. Offering an on-site pool and bicycle rentals, this property is well suited for guests looking for an active vacation.
Both smoking and non-smoking accommodations are available. All 284 rooms include a flat screen TV, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, an iron and ironing board, a hair dryer and individual climate control. Select rooms also include a balcony and/or an ocean view. Rooms are furnished with two double beds.
Wi-Fi is available in guest rooms for an additional fee of $12 per 24 hours, while free Wi-Fi is available in the lobby (up to 90 consecutive minutes per day). Valet parking is available on site for $22 per day.
On-site dining options include the Alligator, a poolside snack bar, Coral Restaurant, a buffet restaurant that serves breakfast and dinner, and the Floridian lobby bar. Select room packages include breakfast or breakfast and dinner.
On-site recreational facilities include an outdoor pool, a children's pool, a fitness centre, table tennis and bicycle rentals. There is also a conference room, billiards and a gift shop. The pool area features complimentary loungers, parasols and towels.
Access to the I-195 is about 4 minutes away by car, while the Miami Beach Golf Club is a 6-minute drive away. The Miami Beach Convention Center, Jackie Gleason Theater, Bass Museum of Art and the Miami Beach Botanical Garden are all about 7 minutes away by car. The Art Deco District, including the South Beach Night Club, is a 10-minute drive away.
Virginia Key, which features a Mountain Bike Park, the Miami Seaquarium and the Rosentiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, is roughly 25 minutes away by car. The Miami International Airport (MIA) is about a 20- to 40-minute drive away, depending on traffic. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Many guests described generally satisfactory stays at this hotel, among the reviews used for analysis. Reviewers were most happy with the beachfront location and a couple of guests agreed that the beach area at this hotel was quiet and peaceful.
Many reviewers enjoyed the pool area and several guests found the grounds surrounding the hotel to be clean and well maintained.
The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service. One guest found the staff quick to provide recommendations and directions.
Many reviewers praised the food and drinks served at the on-site restaurants and poolside bar. However, some guests expressed concerns about the on-site dining (see below for more details).
Several guests described their rooms as clean and several other reviewers praised the views of the ocean from their rooms. A couple of reviewers thought that their rooms were spacious.
A couple of reviewers found this hotel within walking distance of South Beach night clubs.
There were several common concerns found for this property, among the reviews sourced for this editorial.
While many guests enjoyed the food at the on-site restaurants, several reviewers thought that the food prices were expensive and a couple of guests thought that the service at the restaurants was poor.
A few reviewers thought that the room interiors were dated and a couple of guests said that this hotel was not up to the standards of other RIU properties.
A few guests were disturbed by noise from neighbouring rooms.
ranked this hotel #92 out of 199 hotels in Miami Beach, with an average score of 3.5 out of 5, from 884 reviews.
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 3.6 out of 5, with 75% of 420 guests recommending the property.