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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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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Renton, Washington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Where do I began. I have to say the outside leaves much to be desired. Got there around noon. I was told that we would be put on a waiting list to check in early. Good thing they had a strong wifi in the lobby. I have to say that they forgot about us. When i went back to the... More

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

Thank you for your valuable comments and observations about our bustling, active hotel here in the heart of South Beach's Ocean Drive. I was disappointed you had some inconveniences while visiting with us. Because of our location in the center of all the South Beach activities and entertainment, it is often filled with guests and patrons and sometimes noisy. We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had an amazing time staying at the Breakwater with my girls.. This is one of the best Ocean Drive hotels. Most of the rooms on Ocean are super small, the rooms are a nice size. Upon arrival, we were greeted by a smiling face, Pablo. He was amazing. He made sure we were well taking care of from check-in... More

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

So fun to have you here visiting with us! Thank you for your kind comments and observations about Pablo and the team here at our bustling hotel here in the center of South Beach's Ocean Drive. It will be great to have you here again with us soon! Best regards, Chauncey More

Ringgold, Georgia
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to Miami Beach and this hotel was great. I was afraid about staying here due to some of the comments about it being noisy. We had an ocean view and did not have any problems with noise. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The roof was a great place to sit and relax after... More

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

It was great to have you here with us! Thank you for your kind comments and observations. Our location here in the heart of South Beach's Ocean Drive can be noisy from all the activity, fun and entertainment, so I is wonderful to hear it was fun for you. We look forward to having you here with us again soon!... More

Orlando, Florida
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in room 209 and have had nothing short of an excellent experience!!! Prior to finalizing my decision on which hotel to book with, I called the hotel to ask additional questions. It was Natalie that I spoke with. Her energy could be felt through the phone. She was very informative and very pleasant that I couldn't wait to... More

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

Wonderful! Thank you so much for your comments and observations about our team and our fun, active hotel here in the center of South Beach's Ocean Drive. You really get what we are doing and we look forward to having you visit with us again soon! Best regards, Chauncey More

New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second time I stay at this hotel and they are the best value and service on all of Ocean Drive. Natalie Pablo catered to all of our needs and made sure we had a wonderful stay. Cant say enough how perfect the location and the hotel itself is clean and very confortable. I will be returning soon.

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

We can't wait to have you back here with us! Thank you for your kind comments and observations about our fun team members and non-stop hotel here in the center of South Beach's Ocean Drive. Enjoy your summer and hope to see you soon! Best regards, Chauncey More

Sterling, Virginia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I just got back from visiting South Beach Miami for the first time ever. I loved the location of the hotel right in the heart of South Beach it was such an amazning trip. The room and view was perfect. The front desk staff was so nice and so helpful espcially Ana she was such a great help and so... 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 and observations about our fun team and active location here in the heart of South Beach's Ocean Drive! Wonderful to have you here visiting with us! Enjoy your summer and we hope to have your back soon! Best regards, Chauncey More

Naples, Florida
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My first time staying at this hotel but definitely not the last. Very friendly and attentive staff, 24 hours a day. The junior suite was accommodating and nicely kept. Also, wonderful view of the beach and beautiful atmosphere during the 2014 World Cup celebrations.

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

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8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Major Staffing issues! front desk woman admitted she didn't know what she was doing,she didn't know the difference between a sink and a bath tub. I had to explain what I meant by shower/tub combination. Key swipe situation was horrendous. Problems getting to pool, sun deck , room,and elevator after exchanging swipe cards several times, still not working. Stanley was... 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 about our team members and hotel. I am very disappointed to hear about your inconveniences while visiting with us. We value your suggestions in our effort to always provide ever better experiences for our guests. I have also shared your experience with the owners of the restaurants, which are separate from the hotel.... More

Rio de Janeiro
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Breakwater is an excellent hotel in the heart of South Beach. The rooms are beautifully appointed and very well equipped. The staff are very friendly and attentive. The location is perfect for exploring South Beach on foot. You are right across from the beach and surrounded by bars and restaurants. The area is busy and noisy, but the rooms... 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 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, Chauncey More

Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was going to spend a few days in Miami before and after I went on a Royal Caribbean cruise. The above hotel was recommended and it was a disastrous choice. Noisy, not clean, staff average, accommodation average, noise levels unbearable, room was not even cleaned or made up the one day upon her return at 10.30 p.m after being... 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 about your visit with us. It was wonderful to have you here visiting. I am disappointed you had some inconveniences while with us. Your observations are extremely important to us in our effort to constantly improve our guest's experiences at our bustling, non-stop hotel here in the heart of South Beach's Ocean Drive.... More

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Address: 940 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139
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Location: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
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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
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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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