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Esplendor Hotel Breakwater South Beach

3.5 of 5 940 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars NEW

Feel privileged to have stayed in this classic hotel slap bang on Ocean Drive with its Nautical Moderne style. Ok breakfast quality is less than average (don't pay for it) and yes Ocean 10 cranks up the noise dial from 2pm till 2am as does The Clevelander next door. Sound proofing is good, but live a little this is SoBe... More 

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Tubac, Arizona
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is an old hotel. The hot tub does not work... basic warm water without working jets. The breakfast is ok. A hot and cold food area. Waitress is not very nice and sat us in an area and never came back. Check in was easy but there is nothing to ride home about. I got a basic room with... More 

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csantana116, General Manager at Esplendor Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review

Dear Christina N, Thank you for taking the time in letting us how your stay was. I'm sorry that your experience with our facilities were not what you expected. I will also pass on your feedback to the Restaurant as to how your server was not attentive to you and the quality of food was not appetizing. Should you choose... More 

Göteborg, Sweden
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect service from all staff. From check-in, cleaning, free bicycles and nice rooms! Allways à party going on, and we would have prefered somewhat less volume on the music, but rooms well isolated.!

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csantana116, General Manager at Esplendor Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review

Dear Lennart B, Thank you for sharing your recent stay with us. We're glad that you were able to take advantage of our bicycles to explore some of South Beach's areas. Our team really strives in providing the service that our guest expect when visiting us. Every time the staff hears positive feedback from our guest it just motivates them... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pablo--special shout out to you, but everyone else was great there, too. Robert, Tatia, Mario and Kevin were so helpful the entire trip. I recently stayed at this hotel for a week with my pregnant wife. We had an AMAZING time! We were worried when we first read the reviews about the hotel being loud, so I called ahead and... More 

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csantana116, General Manager at Esplendor Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review

Dear epb115, That you sharing your recent experience with us and to our future guest of Trip Advisor. I'm exceptionally excited that you enjoyed your stay at the Hotel Breakwater South Beach, especially knowing that Roberto, Tatia, Mario, Kevin and the rest of the team here made your stay "AMAZING!". I'm glad that you took a moment in taking a... More 

Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved our stay at Breakwater. Expected it to be loud until the wee hours of the morning. We had a room directly over the night club and we were back by 1 am most nights and had no trouble sleeping. Our windows were not shaking. The club downstairs is Ocean Ten and they had great bands and dj's every night.... More 

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csantana116, General Manager at Esplendor Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review

Dear Rebecca M, Thank you for sharing your recent experience with us and everyone on Trip Advsior. Although it is South Beach and being that we are in the heart of all the action, we still strive to provide all our guest with the same level of service. I apologize that the Restaurant fell short in providing the attention to... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed a night at this hotel on Valentine's and they gave me a room overlooking the pool and the Restaurant/Live Theatre/Nightclub. The room was nice but the noise levels were extreme. The music level was high until 4 am. You can feel the bass. Couldn't sleep well there. The location was great and service was excellent. Breakfast was good.... More 

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csantana116, General Manager at Esplendor Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review

Dear Ali A, Thank you visiting us during the Valentine weekend. I'm glad that the team provided you service you expected for your visit, I'm sure that they will feel motivated knowing that they were acknowledged for their hard work. I'm sorry to learn that you were unable to sleep with the music level being as loud as it was.... More 

New York City, New York
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for our trip in Miami. To start with, we paid too much for a Ocean View room which we did not get. We had the room on the 4th floor but no ocean view. Only thing we could see were the trees in front of the window. The room was tiny and carpet was stinking. The room... More 

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csantana116, General Manager at Esplendor Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review

Dear A M, I 'm sorry that your room accommodations were not what you anticipated as well as the music from the surrounding areas interrupting your evening. I'm surprised to hear that you received a fine from your car rental provider but If you would like to us to look into this matter further please contact me directly with all... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was all good during my stay! There was a nice, but shallow pool overlooking south beach. The location is ideal and in the best place to be in miami. The rooms are very nice and the bathrooms are AMAZING and have the best glass shower you have EVER seen! Many people say that the Cleavlender hotel next door... More 

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csantana116, General Manager at Esplendor Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review

Dear Thekingofdisasters, Thank you for taking a moment in letting us know about your recent stay at the Breakwater South Beach. We're glad to know that your room accommodations were satisfactory and appreciated the art-deco style of the property. We look forward to having the privilege in serving you again in the near future! Yours in Hospitality, Carlos Santana General... More 

Glendale, California
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195 reviews 195 reviews
99 hotel reviews
242 helpful votes 242 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, it's noisy at night but this is south beach, so that is expected. The rooms are actually very nice with good lighting and lots of outlets to plug in the many electronic devices. The shower water pressure is awful (seems like a south beach common problem) and it took a LONG time for the hot water to arrive. The... More 

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csantana116, General Manager at Esplendor Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review

Dear blubs99, Thank you taking time out of your day in letting us know about your recent stay. The team and I are glad to hear that you found your room accommodations satisfactory. I apologize that you experience inadequate water pressure and the water taking some time to reach the preferred temperature. We will have our maintenance department check over... More 

Brooklyn, New York
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Breakwater is a sleezy lemon. The location is great because it's across the street from the beach but that is it. Upon our arrival at 1 am Saturday we were tired and eager to get to our room. The receptionist strongly persuaded us to upgrade to a much more expensive room for $180 + tax so it would be quiet.... More 

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csantana116, General Manager at Esplendor Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review

Dear Emily L, Thank you for taking the time in sharing your experience of your recent visit to South Beach with us. I'm sorry that the team member that assisted you during check-in failed to charge the tax during the initial upgrade charge after arriving late in the evening and can understand how exhausted you must have been from traveling.... More 

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Address: 940 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Location: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Esplendor Hotel Breakwater South Beach 3.5*
Number of rooms: 99
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#58 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach

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