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Hotel Breakwater South Beach

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Just came back from a holiday weekend and the hotel and staff was fabulous. Of course after doing my research of other hotels in Miami, I chose this one and do not regret it for one minute. The avenue is always filled with people no matter what time of day or night. The hotel is right in the middle of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I spent a few days with my girlfriend at the hotel. The staff is very very friendly and helpful. Clean rooms and overall a great location! But please don't go to the restaurant "i paparazzi" It is in the same building but its under a different management! dont go there!!

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

Dear Dieter S, Thank you for sharing your recent visit at the Breakwater South Beach. I'm certain that the staff will be excited unlearning that the level of service and cleanliness was to your satisfaction. I'm sure that this will motivate everyone on raising the bar. If there is anything specific you can recall from your experience at the restaurant... More 

Edmonton
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Good Location is excellent. Nice art deco architecture. Concierge and bell boy were excellent. They gave us a lot of good info. The reception was good. Breakfast was included. The Bad The room and balcony were small. The pool was very small but at least it had one. Many art deco hotels do not. They did remind us at... More 

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

Greetings BrianLisa12345, Thank you for selecting the Breakwater South Beach as your Miami Beach destination for some fun in the sun. We're delighted that you found the location ideal during your visit in addition to the service provided by both our front desk and bellman team. I apologize that your found your room accommodations and pool small. We will also... More 

The Villages, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found the Breakwater on Groupon and had no other real knowledge of it. But it turned out to be a great choice. In spite of the 24/7 party on Ocean Drive, we were in a quiet room that was tastefully decorated in art deco style. The bathroom was particularly attractive and the bed was comfortable. In addition, the staff... More 

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

Dear Linda C, Thank you for choosing the Breakwater South Beach during your recent visit to Miami Beach. We're delighted to know that the fun and entertainment of Miami Beach didn't disturb your sleep quality. We are often told by many of our guest that the location to shopping, the beach and entertainment is of great value. Should you choose... More 

Marathon, Florida
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52 reviews 52 reviews
5 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After getting shafted on a room at Aqua hotel, these people took us in at around 1 am. They gave us a GREAT rate and were the friendliest we've met in miami beach yet. They really care about their customers and the location is great! Rooms were nice and clean too. The included breakfast was AWSOME! Everything you could want... More 

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

Dear Jeff W, Thank you for sharing your recent experience at the Breakwater South Beach. We're delighted that Maximo was able to get you settled in at 1AM and had time to have some breakfast after getting in so late. The next time you plan on being in the area please contact us at reservations@breakwatersouthbeach.com so we can prepare your... More 

Doha, Qatar
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to stay in the heart of South Beach to get as much of the vibe as possible on our two day stay in Miami (which is way too short.) The location did not disappoint and I will stay here again if ever back in Miami. The hotel is exactly what you need if you're looking for a safe,... More 

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

Dear ConBlignaut, Thank you for sharing your recent experience at the Breakwater South Beach. I'm sure the entire team will be more than happy knowing how much you enjoyed your stay. We will also bring the replenishing of the coffee and condiments to our housekeeping department's attention. I'm sorry that you only had 2 days to enjoy all that Miami... More 

Doha, Qatar
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108 reviews 108 reviews
34 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great for people watching and giant cocktails and Sangria. But for food, there is likely to be better places in Ocean Drive. The food was average. Great place to sit in evening and watch nightlife in Ocean Drive Art Deco district. We stayed at the Hotel, and even the breakfast was limited and not that nice

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

Dear LBdiscoveries, Thank you for choosing the Breakwater South Beach for your recent visit to Miami Beach. We hope that you enjoyed your accommodations during your stay. I apologize that you found the food not to your likings and do understand that there are more options on Ocean Drive. We will share your feedback with the restaurant management as they... More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A trip to Miami for my girlfriend's birthday and had many issues sorting out accommodation with it being very near spring break. Major stroke of luck with this little gem. Rooms in great shape, very helpful staff, perfectly located for all that Miami Beach has to offer. Breakfast was consistently good and, overall, our stay was top notch; indeed, I... More 

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

Greetings Mark H, Thank you for sharing your recent visit at the Breakwater South Beach during your recent visit to Miami Beach. We're delighted that we were able to prepare your accommodations for your girlfriends birthday. I'm sure the entire team will be extremely happy knowing how much you and your girlfriend enjoyed yourselves. We look forward to your return... More 

London, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely boutique hotel located on Ocean drive, perfect location for anyone. On arrival at 7am we were taken straight to our room, advised about the 24hr reception, free water and towels and free bicycles to hire. Free continental breakfast too and free calls worldwide as well as computer access downstairs in reception. Lively every day until late, pool was nice... More 

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

Greetings Dalveen K, Thank you for choosing the Breakwater South Beach for your recent visit to Miami Beach. We're delighted that you found the bicycles, continental breakfast and the rest of our amenities useful during your stay. We will share your feedback with the entire team and especially our housekeeping department as we apologize that your room wasn't cleaned until... More 

Gold Coast, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ideal location on South Beach's iconic Ocean Drive. Average to good customer service, incredible atmosphere and nice comfortable rooms but be prepared to pay for the status of staying here. Automatic 20% gratuity added to food & beverage purchases + entertainment surcharge then tip on top! 2 average sized cocktails made with premix ingredients will set you back $50... More 

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

Greetings Sheldon S, Thank you for sharing your recent stay of the Breakwater South Beach. We're delighted that you found your accommodations satisfactory. If there was anything specific that we could have done for you to feel that our customer service was excellent, rather than just average to good, we greatly appreciate any feedback that would help in assisting us... More 

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