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Cavalier South Beach

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1320 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139
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Ranked #165 of 197 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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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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

Long Beach, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Cavalier Hotel is reasonable and it is located right infront of the beach, South Beach. I stayed in this hotel due to being afraid that I will miss my cruise ship if I took a flight from LAX to FL airport (same day arrival). Since I have never been to Miami, I thought I should stay before my cruise 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 on your stay here with us. We are a new management company that recently took over late February 2014. We apologize for any inconvenience you had here with us. We have changed the early checkin fee so if a guest comes in early and we have their room... More

Whitby, Canada
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014 via mobile

My rating is based on two major issues....the main one is security. My husband and I were awoken around 1a.m. By someone that used their card to open our door and.....it worked. Had I not had the chain lock on The door he would have come in. Now when he realized someone was In the room he immediately closed the... More

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London
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

After I booked this place, I noticed it was ranked about 160 out of 190 in Miami and began to wonder. I need not have. Some of the negative comments are true but most way over the top - "Single cost in youth hostels in Albania are more comfortable than the old beds in this place", yeah, right. The mundane... More

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Clearwater, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014 via mobile

Single cots in youth hostels in Albania are more comfortable than the old beds in this place. This hotel needs a major upgrade. It's in a great location, but I would never stay here again. Aside from the fact that it is dirty and poorly appointed, there are no amenities. Throw in the fact that the hot water and a/c... More

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

We were completely disappointed in this hotel. It is badly in need of an upgrade- tiles were broken on the floor, the beds were creaky and the room had absolutely no character. It looked thrown together. Then on our second day, the hot water went out in the morning, a fact we were not made aware of until late afternoon... More

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Guillermo O, General Manager at Cavalier South Beach, responded to this review

Hello Molly, Thank you for your feedback. Our goal is to provide the best service and we're happy to know that our staff was able to deliver that to you. We are very sorry to learn that your experience was not the best, there was an unexpected issue with our water heater and the extend of repairs prevented from having... More

Brooklyn, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

I chose this place because of the location to the beach as well as the price but let me tell you, this place is falling apart. The staff is lovely, but the place is old and dirty. Dirty. This place needs a huge renovation!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

While the location is fantastic and the service was great, the hotel itself left a lot to be desired. I'm not a stickler for state-of-the-art amenities, and I do appreciate the history of the buildings in the area, but if I had it to do over again, I would pay more for a nicer hotel.

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Lehigh Acres, Florida
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43 reviews 43 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

I am all for trying out new places but I won't be choosing the Cavalier again. It is close to the beach which is really nice, I will give it that. However, the rooms are small and dirty. Our room was all tile and the room was pretty dusty and there was even a big black hair on the bathroom... More

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013 via mobile

I was back down in South Beach and I lost no time thinking where I would stay, had a great experience last time and this time was no exception, the staff is so nice and accomodating. I did ask around and this is still the best option in pricing. I could tell some changes since last time I was there,... More

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