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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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Las Vegas, Nevada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2012

Just got back from a biz trip to Miami and booked the Breakwater in order not to miss the atmosphere of South Beach.... However, it was during the Music Festival and it was pretty much a 24 hour party hotel. That's not to say the Hotel was bad in any way just VERY LOUD. I am a particular traveler and... More 

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MiamiSunManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review

Dear Hollywood 777, Thank you for the review posted about our Hotel. We sincerely hope that you have enjoyed your stay with us during the Winter Music Conference in Miami Beach. Our Hotel is very welcoming and was completely remodelled as of June last year. We always take pride in our service and will always strive to become better as... More 

Jersey Shore
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2012

We just spent six days at Hotel Breakwater in South Beach, Miami during Spring Break. Let me start by saying that if you’re looking to be in the middle of all the action in South Beach, this is the place for you. The hotel is located directly across from the beach, is in walking distance to absolutely everything, and is... More 

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MiamiSunManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review

Dear BichipichiNJ, Thank you for the review granted! You have described the surroundings of our Hotel perfectly! Our location is perfect as it is located nearby great restaurants and clubs. Everything is within walking distance and shopping is a must. Because of the proximity of our Hotel to the entertainment district, all clubs are conviniently located around us. More 

New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2012

I would like to start off by saying that this is a very nice hotel, very trendy and right on Ocean Blvd in Miami.. BUT as soon as we arrived after a very long flight from the UK before we even checked in we were told that we must pay a $600.00 room deposit "Just in case we broke something"... More 

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MiamiSunManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review

Dear Cathy CD, Thank you for the review posted. Upon check in it is a policy of our Hotel to require an authorization for incidentals charges that may be acquired during your stay. These can range from restaurant consumption to minibar items. If your reservation is pre-paid through a booking agency, it is common practice that only an authorization for... More 

West Milford, New Jersey
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2012

hotel overbooked, but Jaime the manager made everything ok. staff was very helpful and pleasant and rooms were spacious and clean! this whole street is night clubs, so if you can not sleep through the noise, maybe not the best place to stay for you.

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MiamiSunManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review

Dear Labetterfe, Thank you so much for your review posted about our Hotel. We are certainly very glad that we were able to turn things around for you and that you ultimately enjoyed your stay.We are always ready to make sure that no detail goes unnoticed during your stay with us and as always we thank you for making us... More 

Berkshire, UK
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2012

Booked a King City View room with Booking.com - 5 months prior to stay! No mention made at time of check-in that none available. Room allocated was a standard double courtyard. Immediately complained and told that rooms were allocated on arrival and were fully booked for the weekend. Could be moved to quieter room next day. Little did we realise... More 

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MiamiSunManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review

Dear Nifty55, We would like to thank you for the review posted. Upon looking deeper into your situation; it seems that we were oversold on your room category. March being one of the busiest times of the year, occurrences like these although uncommon can hamper a stay in our Hotel. We are glad one of our managers was able to... More 

Nassau, New Providence Island
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

We arrived and were taken to our room #235 - the room faced onto the pool , literally about 3 feet away. At seeing the room I realized we would have to keep the blinds down at ALL TIMES to ensure any privacy. Not the ideal way to spend time in a room - dark and with the lights on.... More 

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MiamiSunManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review

Dear Sara K, Thank you for the review posted. We have finalized our study with the city of Miami and its ordinance department to better assist us in minimizing the noise coming from the nearby venues. After revising the opportunities presented, it appears that one of our managers did indeed make contact with you and was able to resolve the... More 

Plano, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2012

The rooms were nicely appointed and the staff was friendly and helpful. The hotel is located across from the beach and in a great location. Because it is in the heart of south beach, it was a little noisy. The fact that it was spring break didn't help. Next time I would take that into account before planning our vacation... More 

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MiamiSunManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review

Dear TJ J, Thank you for the review posted. We are located in the heart of the entertainment venues of Ocean Drive and within proximity to various nightclubs. Please let us know in advance when making your reservation so that we can better assist you. We thank you for your time spent at Breakwater Hotel and can no wait to... More 

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2012

I arrived very tired from travel, my room had been booked and payed for 2 months prior before being issued my key I was told they were going to put a hold on my credit card for $600 in case of damages or cost to the room.! And when my bank would not approve the amount they Saudi could give... More 

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MiamiSunManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review

Dear Msttleo, We sincerely thank you for the feedback provided. It is a hotel policy to obtain a form of authorization for any incidental charges that you may acquire during your stay. Our incidental charges coverage is that of $150.00 per night and is a transaction that must be accepted by our guests in order for our Hotel to process... More 

glasgow
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2012

Recently stayed at this hotel for one night and it was absolutely perfect. The hotel is in a fantastic location, in the heart of the south beach action and yet is like a little oasis of calm, with the most delicious smell in reception (some kind of piped aroma) like the ocean and every good smell ever! Rooms are trendy,... More 

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MiamiSunManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review

Dear Lolaroseglasgow, Thank you so much for your review! We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us and sincerely wish you and your future husband nothing but the best. We will relay your compliments to our staff who are always eager to serve our guests. Thank you once again for choosing us and making us your home away... More 

Chicago, Illinois, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

I never write reviews, but after a recent stay, I feel compelled to share information about my recent stay. If the hotel cares to respond to my review, please own up to the issues and directly answer my questions. I know my commentary is long. So, in summary, 1. Be aware when booking, that the non-VIP penthouse suites on their... More 

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