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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Let me start by saying that you have plenty of hotels to choose from on Ocean Drive and in South Beach in general, but it's the experience the hotel provides that makes all the difference. With that being said, my experience at the Breakwater was so good that I don't think I would risk spending my money and time anywhere... More

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

We are s glad you enjoyed your visit with us! It was wonderful having you here. Natalie, Stanley, Pablo, Ana, Marisol, Elvin and the Team look forward to having you visit with us again soon! Best regards, Chauncey More

Homestead, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been wanting to check out the Breakwater since it was remodeled and I finally did. Thanks to Natalie, who not only helped me with my booking but also was very nice and pleasant. My original reservation was cancelled on accident through a 3rd party and she made sure I was able to get the same rate and date.... More

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

We are happy we were able to fix the booking issue you had with the outside company We loved having you here visiting with us! Natalie and the Team look forward to having you visit with us again soon! Best regard, Chauncey More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room is ok and breakfast as well. Otherwise not too impressed by the people working at the reception. The location is pretty good but it is quite noisy because of a bar with very laud music. Overall I do not think I will come back to this place.

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

The Team and I loved having you here visiting with us. We hope you will reconsider and visit with us again soon. Please contact me directly to organize a wonderful time for you. Best regards, Chauncey More

Bonn, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice hotel with very helpful and friendly staff (Mario and Natalie)! In spite of outdoor clubbing at night, we did not hear a lot of the party "noises". If we will visit Miami Beach again, we will definitely consider booking the Breakwater Hotel again!

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

It is great to hear you enjoyed your visit with us. We loved having you here! Mario, Natalie and the Team look forward to having you here visiting with us again soon! Best regards, Chauncey More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the heart of Deco District right on South Beach. Venue is nice, room are good price quality ratio and they also have choice of quieter rooms so u don't have to listen to the parties till 5am. Wish they offered king size beds rather than queen. Staff service is ok and if they improved the overall level that would... More

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

Thank you for your comments about your experience visiting with us. I am disappointed that you did not enjoy all aspects of your visit, but we loved having you here with us! We look forward to having an opportunity to have you visit with us again soon so we can provide you with a wonderful time. Best regards, Chauncey More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped by the breakwater hotel after out can took us to south beach , we wanted to just come to the beach but we had all of our luggage and bags with us, the hotels bell boys and manager assisted us in out requests even though we weren't guest and had no intention of staying . They then stored... More

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

Thank you for your comments! It is our pleasure to take care of everyone we can. We look forward to having you visit with in the near future! Best regards, Chauncey More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My sister, best friend and I needed a place to store our luggage until our flight and the staff was so nice. It was $5 a bag but Mario even went and booked our transportation to get to the airport just out of courtesy. The hotel itself was in a great location. Next to everything you would want to go... More

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

Thank you for your kind comments! We loved you visiting with us. Mario and the Team look forward to having you here in the center of South Beach with us again soon! Best regards, Chauncey More

Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

excellent location, very nice and friendly team especially nathalie and pablo . A bit noisy, but fun in the center of ocean drive! Great week in general lots of restaurant close to the hotel Will come again!!

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

So great to hear you had a fun time here with us! We loved you being here. Natalie, Pablo and the Team look forward to you visiting with us here in the center of South Beach's Ocean Drive soon! Best regards, Chauncey More

Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a very nice week at the break water hotel. Of course its a little bit noisy, but its well located, in the heart of Ocean drive. Employees here are very nice and friendly (Nathalie, Pablo, Sadrac and the rest of the team are always there when you need)! So really appreciate it The menu of the restaurant should... More

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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! We are happy you enjoyed being here with us in the center of Ocean Drive (we know it can be a bit noisy, but is the heart of South Beach!). To address the noise from all the surrounding entertainment and action, we will be modifying our windows this year to help... More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel was perfect. Starr was excellent, location was prime time and the aura was much needed. Definitely recommend this hotel to any and everyone. Pablo who works for the hotel helped us with our bags and taxis as if it was his livelihood. Much respect -Brandon B.

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

So wonderful to hear you enjoyed your visit with us at The Breakwater! We loved having you here. Pablo and the Team look forward to you visiting with us in the center of South Beach's Ocean Drive again soon! Best regards, Chauncey 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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#59 On the Beach 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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