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Esplendor Hotel Breakwater South Beach

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   940 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a fun evening! The drinks are enormous and delicious. Buy one, get one free. We had mojitos with plenty of mint and lime. Service was good. Dinner exceeded our expectations. We had whole snapper, crusty on the outside, tender on the inside. Steak was done perfectly and the garlic mashed potatoes were tasty! Plenty of food - two people... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You cant get a better location then the Breakwater right on Ocean drive in the heart of South Beach. Ana at the front desk and Murat in reservations were extremely helpful and accommodating considering a few hiccups we had during our stay which was outside of the hotels control. This was my second time here and I will definitely be... More

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

Thank you for visiting with us! Ana, Murat and the team enjoyed having you here at our active, bustling hotel in the center of South Beach's Ocean Drive. We all look forward to having you visit with us again soon! Best regards, Chauncey More

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

beware!! please read.. i recently stayed at this hotel the weekend of july 10-14th, 2014, i arrived early and my room was ready, which was great but it was not what i expected. very small room. i asked the supervisor for an upgrade and she gave me one free of charge which was awesome. it had the ocean front view... More

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

I was very disappointed to read your account of your visit with us here. To say that is not the typical experience here is an understatement. I and the team are truly sorry that was your experience and you left with that memory and feeling. I did look into the issue with your phone along with the detective assigned to... More

North Plainfield, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The overall hotel is nice. The rooms were very nice and clean. The bed was very comfortable. Customer service from Natalie and Pablo were great. The food here was just ok. My french toast was a little hard. They do offer complimentary breakfast, they had eggs, cereal, bagels and fruit. My room was located on PH level that's where the... More

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

We were happy to hear you enjoyed your visit with us here in the heart of South Beach's Ocean Drive. It was wonderful having you here! Natalie, Pablo and the team look forward to you visiting with us again soon! More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would like to thank the proprietors of the Breakwater for a lovely time. My room was on the Penthouse Floor and I must say the room was great. The design of the room was really nice. I liked how the bathroom was treated as separate room with a beautiful sliding glass door. I definitely would love to have one... More

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

It was great having you here visiting with us! Thank you for your kind comments and observations about our fun, non-stop hotel here in the heart of South Beach's Ocean Drive. We look forward to having you here with us again soon! Best regards, Chauney More

New York City, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed my stay at the Breakwater hotel. I've been to Miami 7x since 2004 and this hotel was the best of them all, thus far. It is centrally located right on Ocean Dr between 9th and 10th st. Giving you easy access to the Hot Spots like Cleavlanders, Wet Willys, Fat Tuesdays etc. The Beach is right across... More

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

It was wonderful to have you and your husband visiting with us! Thank you for your comments and observations about our fun, active hotel here in the heart of South Beach's Ocean Drive. We look forward to having you here with us again soon! Best regards, Chauncey More

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

It was an overall great experience! The hotel was very nice. However, know that they will hold a $100 deposit for every night you stay that will be given back after you check-out if nothing was damaged in the room and there is a $24 fee for everyday you stay. I was surprised with all the hidden fees when I... More

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

Thank you for your comments and observations! Your feedback is very valuable to us and we endeavor to always provide a fun, active experience for our guests here in the heart of South Beach's Ocean Drive. We look forward to your next visit with us soon. Best regards, Chauncey More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all wanna give a shout out to my girl Natalie for looking out for me. She's the best!! I will totally recommend this hotel to everyone. The location is everything plus more!! At night they have a club right by the pool which is super cool!! And the view from my room (ph12) was awesome!!!! Best to believe... More

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

We are so happy you loved the hotel, because we loved having you here with us! Thank you for your kind comments about our non-stop hotel here in the heart of South Beach's Ocean Drive. Natalie and the team look forward to having you here visiting with us again soon! Best regards, Chauncey More

Bolingbrook, Illinois
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Natalie was extremely helpful before, during and after our stay. Anytime I had a question or was unsure, she was there ready and willing to help. Such a pleasant and beautiful person. When I do come back to Miami to visit, I will be sure to stay here and I hope that Natalie will be here to assist. Pablo was... More

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

So nice to hear you enjoyed your visit with us! Natalie, Pablo and the team here at our hotel in the heart of South Beach's Ocean Drive loved having you here and look forward to you visiting with us again soon! Best regards, Chauncey More

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room looked just as pictured online. I liked the decor and it was very clean. The hotel is centrally located to all of the action on South Beach. It is just two doors down from Mangos which is my favorite bar to visit on South Beach.

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

It was wonderful having you here visiting with us, Le'Barron! Thank you for your kind observations about our fun, non-stop hotel here in the heart of South Beach's Ocean Drive. It is good to hear we were so convenient for you situated between Mangos and all that is Ocean Drive! We look forward to having you here with us again... More

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Address: 940 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139
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Location: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Esplendor Hotel Breakwater South Beach 3.5*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#56 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach #73 Top resorts Hotel in Miami Beach
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The Hotel Esplendor Breakwater, is a fun, bustling and entertaining historic Art Deco hotel located in the heart of South Beach's famous Ocean Drive. The hotel is a non-stop, active delight right in the center of everything that is South Beach. You'll find yourself within walking distance of a wide variety of outdoor cafes serving every style of cuisine imaginable, art galleries, night clubs, the famous Beach, the Versace Mansion, beach front walking, biking and jogging paths, world class events like the Wine and Food Festival, as well as the fabulous shops of Lincoln Road Mall. ... more   less 
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