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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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Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is an excellent hotel next to various bars and clubs (request quite side if you want to sleep). It is also directly across the street from the beach. The staff is great especially Natalie, Juan, and Pablo. The staff will take good care of you and remember who you are, which makes the overall experience better.

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Mundelein, Illinois
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Could not get in a decent night's sleep during a three night stay due to the noise from the outdoor bar. The hotel itself is operated as an afterthought to the bar and restaurant. Just to get to rooms on the first floor, you had to pass the lineup of bar patrons waiting to use the public restroom in the... More 

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Meridian, Idaho
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Do not stay here unless you intend to stay out until 5:00 am. There is an outdoor club across the street at the Clevelander Hotel that pumps music and has a DJ. I can deal with a little noise, but it truly sounds like the party is in your room!! We ended up buying ear plugs for the second night... More 

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

Dear Kelly K, Thank you for sharing your recent experience at the Breakwater South Beach. I'm sorry that the entertainment from the Cleveland across the street prevented you from sleeping and getting the rest you were looking for. I hope that you will give us another opportunity should you return to Miami Beach in the near future to provide you... More 

exeter, nh
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely time staying at Esplendor Breakwater. The staff was fabulous, very helpful. We enjoyed the use of the bikes they make available for their guests. We had a great ride along the paved path across from the hotel along the beach. We were surprised and pleased to be given a penthouse room. Our first time ever staying in... More 

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

Dear Lexington51, Thank you for sharing your recent experience at the Breakwater South Beach. We're happy that you found the level of service to be fabulous and very helpful. We are extremely happy that we were able to provide you with your first-time ever penthouse room and glad that you took advantage of the rooftop deck. The entire staff hopes... More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at hotel during Ultra Music Festival (without knowing) but was very impressed with the hotel and amenities. Our room was located on the side adjacent to the Clevelander which was pumping beats but the rooms are pretty tight with sound so it wasn't that bad. Our hotel offered up some great music in the courtyard. The hotel itself offers... More 

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

Dear Chris D, Thank you for sharing your recent experience at the Breakwater South Beach. We're glad that you were impressed with the hotel, the entertainment, the breakfast and the pool. We're certain that when we share your feedback with Natalie and Pablo that they also will be motivated to continue providing the level of service our guest expect when... More 

London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great stay of 2 nights. The hotel is on the main street of art deco district, it's just an amazing place, right where you want to be. It is laud though, if you are not going to stay away till 4 am this place may not be for you. There is a bar downstairs with party clubbing music till 4am.... More 

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

Dear Iza B, Thank you for sharing your recent experience at the Breakwater South Beach. I'm pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay and found the entertainment. We will definitely share your feedback with the Restaurant on how our guest feel that prices should be clearly noted on the menu. We look forward to your return in the near... More 

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Breakwater is a super place to book your stay. The location is perfect, right at south beach. The inhouse DJ plays great music at night so you can party where you stay. It's next door to Mango and beatgasm so you can party anywhere you like. The staff is great, really helpful all the time especially Pablo and Juan, won't... More 

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

Dear Appyy, Thank you for sharing your recent experience at the Breakwater South Beach. We're happy that you found our location and nearby entertainment to fit yours needs. The entire works extremely hard in providing the level of service all our guest expect when visiting South Beach. I'll be sure to share your feedback with Pablo and Juan. We look... More 

Boca Raton, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great service at the Breakwater hotel, Pablo the manager was very hospitable and his staff took care of all of our needs. The penthouse with large terrace was perfect for my friends and I to enjoy Ocean Drive. Be prepared for noise, this is a a true South Beach hotel next to live entertainment or djs! Perfect for a party... More 

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

Dear Christie M, Thank you for sharing your Birthday Celebration with the Breakwater South Beach. We're happy that you chose to spend your special day with us and are pleased that Pablo was able to take care of all your needs during your stay. When you choose to visit us again for the next Birthday or any other Celebration please... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just finished an amazing stay here at the Breakwater Hotel March 20th -25th.The staff was simply amazing from the Check in process with DeAndre to the Bellman Mario/Pablo things were great.The hotel has an amazing Pool area and Rooftop Deck area that makes this property so Unique/Tranquil in South beach!!!!!The hotel gives you 2 bottles of water and Beach... More 

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

Dear Duane R, I would personally like to thank you for sharing your recent stay at the Breakwater South Beach. I'm sure that our entire staff, especially Deandre, Mario, Pablo and Juan appreciates your feedback. It's important to have great knowledgable people of the area working with us to make our guest experience that much more pleasurable along with providing... More 

1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

DO NOT MAKE THE MISTAKE of staying at the Esplendor Breakwater hotel in South Beach!! I stayed at this hotel on 3/15/15-3/17/15. I placed three jackets in the hotel closet and failed to repack them in my luggage when I left. Within 24 hours, I called the hotel and reported the jackets missing. With 100% certainty, the jackets were in... More 

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

Dear Emily T, Thank you sharing your recent experience at the Breakwater South Beach and failed to repack your three jackets in your luggage during your departure. I'm sorry that it took so long for someone getting back to you with a resolution as Mr. Vargas was investigating the matter with the housekeeping department manager and the housekeeper that cleaned... More 

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