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Cavalier South Beach

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1320 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139
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Ranked #169 of 200 hotels in Miami Beach
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The front dest was nice I didn't have to wait to check in took like 3 minutes bath room was small hot water all the time all rooms were ok if you go just to party nice location 2 minutes from the beach was noisy the hotel

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Of my great experience in south beach there is always a bad memory and this is the place. We decided try dinner here because a cute Brazilian girl offered a variety of seafood But my first impression was not good the menus sheets were shabby and the board was handwritten like....... No words The waitress I can't remember her name... More

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Claudia V, General Manager at Cavalier South Beach, responded to this review

Thank You for taking the time to write a review on your dining experience. We have added wonderful seafood options to the menu and are clients seem to be extremely happy with our new choices. I apologize that you did not have a well experience here with us due to the water and how she was acting. The waitress that... More

New York City, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I and mi fiance stayed in this hotel only few hours, we just couldn't stay longer. We arrived late at night and at 9am we already were after check out. Location is good, but nothing else. Once I entered the room I knew that something is not right. Very uncomfortable beds, old bed linen, the bathroom was so small and... More

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Claudia V, General Manager at Cavalier South Beach, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for taking the time to write a review. We apologize that our hotel did not meet your standards and that you never stayed with us. We are historical property on South Beach and hope to be the best 2 star hotel here. Our rooms are outdated however I can guarantee we are very clean. Our housekeeping... More

Charlotte, North Carolina
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The 1 elevator was old school with a low weight max so only 2 people and luggage could get on it and you had to pull cross hatch gate. Let's just say we only used it once and walked the stairs up and down thereafter. Good things: the check in guy was cute and they held luggage 4 me and... More

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Claudia V, General Manager at Cavalier South Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your stay here with us. We are happy to know that you enjoyed our service as well as the restaurant. Our hotel is a historical property on Ocean Drive and we will soon be undergoing renovations to make it even nicer for our guests and customers. We are working... More

West Orange, New Jersey
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

My first greeting was a grotesque woman wearing sunglasses and tell us that we can park the car for 5 minutes to make the check in we explained that it was while we were doing the check in and then we moved the car but rudely told us that we had to move the car NOW Juan the front desk... More

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Claudia V, General Manager at Cavalier South Beach, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your detailed feedback and will work to make sure next time you do not run into any of those issues. We will soon be renovating the hotel in making sure it exceeds our customers expectations. Our staff offers the best service and cleanest rooms in south... More

Jersey City, New Jersey
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

arriving at this hotel, we thought it was okay. we got there at 1030 but check in wasnt until 3pm, however they had a room available by 1130. elevator was not working so we had to carry luggage, thankfully we were only on second floor.. walked into the room and it was soo tiny :/ two beds, a small closet... More

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Claudia V, General Manager at Cavalier South Beach, responded to this review

Hello and Thank You for taking the time to write a review. Recently there has been a new ownership change and we are in the process of tackling all these issues to make sure our guests are satisfied. We appreciate all feedback, and therefore make the changes necessary. We have excellent and professional front desk that can asset you with... More

New Jersey
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56 reviews 56 reviews
18 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

I don't think the room has been updated since the building was built We stayed here after a cruise and I think the bathroom is smaller than what we had in the cruise. The TV was an old school tube TV. The towels they provide for the beach are regular white bath towels. The elevator did not work so we... More

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Claudia V, General Manager at Cavalier South Beach, responded to this review

Hello and Thank You fro taking the time to write a review. We apologize for the unpleasant stay you had here with us. We have recently taken over this property and are in the process of updating all the issues that you have mentioned. We appreciate your feedback so we can better the over all experience for our guests. We... More

Glasgow
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95 reviews 95 reviews
15 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Great staff, great location, usual art deco hotel needs a face lift and if you don't like being in the hub then its not the place to be. We stayed here two night in-between Bahamas trip, would stay here again. Clean area and near shops, on the beach and no tea coffee facilitates or fridge, but a great place to... More

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Claudia V, General Manager at Cavalier South Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and we appreciate greatly your positive words. We have been working very hard in making sure our guests leave satisfied. We are glad that we were bale to make your stay here in Sobe memorable. Thank you again and we hope to see you again soon. More

Miami, Florida
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I stayed 4 nights at the Cavalier South Beach this past weekend. At first, I was a bit skeptical after reading some of the reviews, but I really wanted to stay on Ocean Drive so I went for it. Upon walking in, I saw that the lobby was being painted. The staff at the front desk were very helpful and... More

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Claudia V, General Manager at Cavalier South Beach, responded to this review

Hello and Thank You for taking the time to write a review. We are so glad that you enjoyed the hotel and your stay here with us. We have already began some minor renovations that will only make our guests even more content with our hotel and services. We have an excellent staff always willing to assist in any situation... More

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Excellent location, right on Ocean Drive. Rooms were comfortable, however don't expect a view of Ocean Drive unless ur in a suite. We loved South Beach so much, we extended our stay from 1 to 4 days in the Same hotel. We moved into the suite which has a wonderful view of Ocean Drive. Upgrading to a suite is highly... More

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Claudia V, General Manager at Cavalier South Beach, responded to this review

Hello and Thank You for taking the time to write a review on your stay here with us. I apologize for the missing bottle of Vodka that was in your room. The Hotel has new management and when you stayed here at the hotel we were not working here yet. I can guarantee you that something like that will not... More

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Address: 1320 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Location: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Cavalier South Beach 2*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
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#96 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach
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Cavalier Hotel is a historic boutique hotel in the heart of Sobe on Ocean Drive ... more   less 
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