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Sea View Hotel

3.5 of 5 9909 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour, FL 33154
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed in three different hotels in Florida this was the Miami beach stop off. It isn't in the centre of things which suited us but others may prefer to be nearer to the bars and nightlife. We were welcomed by an unsmiling receptionist who was reminiscent of Mrs trunchball from Matilda. The concierge who took our... More

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Sea View Hotel o, Guest Relations Manager at Sea View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Anne-RhysW, We appreciate your feedback from your recent stay with us. We apologize if we did not meet your expectations but rest assured we are doing everything possible to reorient the staff and implement new training policies for our staff. A pleasant and welcome smile means everything to our guests and we will most definitely be working on that... More

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9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Stayed here in September, it's about half an hour by bus to south beach, there was literally 10 guests in the hotel and they still wanted to charge us $10 for a chair at the pool. Crazy as there was no one besides staff at the pool. On our last morning our toilet over flowed and water went everywhere (disgusting)... More

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Sea View Hotel o, General Manager at Sea View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ben_S_Sydney, We appreciate your comments about staying at the Sea View Hotel. We apologize for any inconvenience you may have experienced during your stay. The hotel is currently undergoing a renovation and we have addressed your concerns as well. While it is true we are not near the Art Deco District, our village of Bal Harbour is high appreciated... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

found a deal through HotelTravel.com via Trip Advisor. Using HotelTravel.com made me nervous because the deal was too good and they charged my card up front. I called the Hotel to ask questions and confirm the reservation. A very elderly sounding woman answered and she was difficult to understand so I was initial uneasy about this place. Upon arrival everything... More

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Sea View Hotel o, General Manager at Sea View Hotel, responded to this review

Avi A, Thank you for spending your time at the Sea View Hotel. We appreciate your feedback as it's most valuable to making the hotel better than ever. We apologize for any inconveniences as the hotel still is currently undergoing several upgrades as well as room renovations. We would hope you give us another visit to meet your expectations. Please... More

Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Our group of 10 booked this hotel during August 2014. We are all aged between 24-27. Upon arrival we all booked in separately in couple order. After the first two couples booked in we overheard staff offer upgrade rooms to the rest of the group. When we asked why the first two couples had not been upgraded they said they... More

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Sea View Hotel o, General Manager at Sea View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 1989KC1989, We always appreciate comments about The Sea View Hotel regardless positive or negative. We realize that The Sea View Hotel does not fit everyone's standards and we apologize if we did not meet your expectations during your stay. We have addressed your issues about the staff by re-training going back to basics, starting with a smile. The hotel... More

Naples, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights, the hotel is in a huge need of a renovation. The rooms are very outdated and the bathrooms are probably from the 80's. Do not put your clothes in the walk in closet, they smell terrible after hanging there. Service is poor as well, the staff are in need of customer service training and a... More

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Sea View Hotel o, General Manager at Sea View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear hilltun, Thank you very much for taking the time to post your comment of your past stay at the Sea View Hotel. Currently, we are undergoing renovations in stages at the hotel which would touch on your concerns from during your stay. We apologize that your were not treated as hospitable as you should have been and as a... More

new york
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We stayed at the Sea.View for one night in May. I had a voucher for a room for under $200, which seemed to be the reason why i was offered a room just over the entrance on the second floor. It was a smoking floor, and when I tried to change the room, I was told there were no rooms... More

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Sea View Hotel o, Director of Sales at Sea View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear mssqueaky, We thank you for your visit to The Sea View Hotel and hope you continue to frequent our beautiful hotel. We apologize for your experience and we hope to make it up to you when you return. Staff has been addressed and particularly your situation. Moving forward this should not be a repeat issue. In addition, the hotel... More

Palm Springs, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We spent 4 nights at this hotel. Everything you would expect from a top class hotel in this location. The rooms are spacious and the upholstery is nice but again maybe just a little outdated. The bathrooms are rather small compared to other hotels in the US. If you like having rules then this hotel is perfect! Pool area cost... More

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Sea View Hotel o, Director of Sales at Sea View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Willian_BR , Thank you for the comments you posted regarding your stay at the Sea View Hotel during your last visit. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed yourself and the staff was to your liking. We are pleased to hear when staff and guests have a great time together. Please note that our hotel is going through a... More

Chicago, IL
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57 reviews 57 reviews
56 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Crowded out by more modern and larger hotels, the Seaview stands as a proud reminder of a bygone deco era. Much larger in size than those smaller hotel on south beach and angled for views, the building has a dramatic presence while approaching. Unfortunately, the grandeur of the exterior architecture is absent from the interior where a more formal, traditional... More

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Sea View Hotel o, Director of Sales at Sea View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear SteveDesign, We certainly appreciate the feedback you provided, which will help us in making the hotel a better place to stay when in Miami. There are several phases of renovation we are experiencing currently and in the upcoming months and welcome you back when you return on business or leisure travel. I feel you will be impressed with these... More

New York City, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I just came back from this very nice hotel. Located in Bal Harbour, across from the shops and far from the crowds at South Beach, but easily accessible by bus if you don't have/or rent a car. Also, a great price which included a Continental breakfast. I'd definitely stay here again. It's half-way between Miami International and Ft. Lauderdale, so... More

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Sea View Hotel o, Director of Sales at Sea View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Richard M, Thank you for the positive feedback and we are pleased we met your expectations during your recent visit to The Sea View Hotel, Bal Harbour. We always welcome you back and hope to see you soon. Best regards More

Brooklyn, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

i stayed here in july,it was my fifth time at this hotel.quiet,classy and charming.the location is first rate.perfect for a couples get away,no loud kids or rowdy adults.the rooms are clean and attractive. the bathrooms are a little small but the bottom line if you want to relax in comfort and calm,choose this hotel over the more famous hotels

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Sea View Hotel o, Manager at Sea View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear bigkal, We thank you for the wonderful comments regarding your stay with us at The Sea View Hotel and hope you continue to visit us as we are only getting better. Currently, we are in the middle stages of installing a new air conditioning system throughout the hotel. This will be followed by renovating the exterior and other projects... More

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Address: 9909 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour, FL 33154
Location: United States > Florida > Bal Harbour
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sea View Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 220
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