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Penguin Hotel

1418 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good service - although we only stopped by for a drink! The waiter was attentive and prompt. We sat outside and the view is lovely as you can watch the world go by from the shade. No complaints and the price for the drinks, considering the location, was reasobnable

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JVecic, Front Office Manager at Penguin Hotel, responded to this review

Greeting from Penguin, I greatly appreciate for taking the time taken in leaving us with your comments. We are very glad to that you enjoyed our very convenient location have a nice day and hope to see you again kind regards More 

Tustin, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice bargain; great location on Ocean Avenue in the middle of everything. the rooms are very nice, exactly as shown in photos. and free breakfast/cocktails is worth the $18 resort fee! and that is my review.

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JVecic, Front Office Manager at Penguin Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings from the Penguin, Our staff and I greatly appreciate your feedback and are glad that you had such a nice experience. Thank you so much for the opportunity to serve! It's great when our guest grasp the full experience our awesome location offers and it's great that you were one of them. Thanks again, we hope to see you... More 

Port of Spain, Trinidad
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55 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I will preface this review by stating a most important aspect of the Penguin Hotel......it cost me just about US$100 per night inclusive of the the mandatory daily resort fee. With this said my expectations were based on the price I paid. To love 1. Access - The hotel lies almost to the top of Ocean Drive close to 14th... More 

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JVecic, Front Office Manager at Penguin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued guest, Nis, I would like to take a moment to thank you for your guest feedback regarding your stay with us at the Penguin Hotel. We always take our guests feedback seriously and utilize it to improve our guest satisfaction. Our staff and I greatly appreciate your feedback and are glad that you had such a nice experience.... More 

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55 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was great for the price. Best thing about this we room was the bathroom. The shower was excellent. The rest of the room was just OK...you can tell they went for a modern contemporary look and did somewhat achieve it but some details about the room made it noticeable that they went low cost on a few things.... More 

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JVecic, Front Office Manager at Penguin Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings from the Penguin, Our staff and I greatly appreciate your feedback and are glad that you had such a nice experience. Thank you so much for the opportunity to serve! It's great when our guest grasp the full experience our awesome location offers and it's great that you were one of them. Thanks again, we hope to see you... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed there one night with the fam and the location is outstanding. Rooms are small but we were straight at the beach. It's clean and staff is so helpful. Thanks to CArmen and Florencia from the reception and Matt at the bar is so gracious! We'll pass the word for my friends to come to this hotel. Price and staff... More 

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JVecic, Front Office Manager at Penguin Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings from the President Hotel, Our staff and I greatly appreciate your feedback and are glad that you had such a nice experience. Thank you so much for the opportunity to serve! It's great when our guest grasp the full experience our awesome location offers and it's great that you were one of them. Thanks again, we hope to see... More 

Washington, DC
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17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a room for a Thursday night stay. Our only purpose was to party that night in South Beach, so we wanted a clean affordable room, walking distance to bars, to sleep in for a couple of hours & this hotel met all our needs. The resort fee included 2 drinks, 2 breakfasts, 1 specialty drink. Valet parking was... More 

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JVecic, Front Office Manager at Penguin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Lady, I greatly appreciate for taking the time taken in leaving us with your comments. We are very glad to that you enjoyed our very convenient location. Thank you again for leaving us with your feedback and for the opportunity to serve. hope to see you again. kind regards More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is beatifull near to a beatiful beach the breakfast is free very very good the staff was very friendly The hotel is very quiet the room is confortable very clean the housekeeping josefa was very frienly she clean a room and organized very good the supervisor raiza Answer all of my question I will refere this hotels to... More 

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JVecic, Front Office Manager at Penguin Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings from the Penguin, Our staff and I greatly appreciate your feedback and are glad that you had such a nice experience. Thank you so much for the opportunity to serve! It's great when our guest grasp the full experience our awesome location offers and it's great that you were one of them. Thanks again, we hope to see you... More 

Orlando, Florida
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am yogi we live at Orlando Florida , we traveled to Miami with my friends from India we went two couple friends it was very clean very sporting staff very good welcome drink and good breakfast .. rooms and bathrooms are super clean excellent location right on ocean drive that is the best night life street and beach across... More 

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JVecic, Front Office Manager at Penguin Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings from the Penguin, Our staff and I greatly appreciate your feedback and are glad that you had such a nice experience. Thank you so much for the opportunity to serve! It's great when our guest grasp the full experience our awesome location offers and it's great that you were one of them. Thanks again, we hope to see you... More 

Manchester, NH
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed the location however all the little extra fees were annoying. There is a resort fee per night however I didn't feel like this was a resort. The room is exactly what you see in the picture which is fine but just tiny. Also what really made me most mad was the fact I got the valet parking and... More 

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JVecic, Front Office Manager at Penguin Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings from The Penguin Hotel, Firstly allow us to say thank you for taking the time to in sharing your experience. We are extremely disappointed that our property failed to meet your standards. We can assure you that we have noted everything you have commented on and is currently being discussed with valet parking to improve their service. Thank you... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed one night 6-1-15 and had an amazing time! We upgraded to an Ocean view king. The room was beautiful (204). The staff was very pleasant especially Claudia, Carmen and Florencia. I can't remember the bartenders names but they were great as well!

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JVecic, Front Office Manager at Penguin Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings from the Penguin, Our staff and I greatly appreciate your feedback and are glad that you had such a nice experience. Thank you so much for the opportunity to serve! It's great when our guest grasp the full experience our awesome location offers and it's great that you were one of them. Thanks again, we hope to see you... More 

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