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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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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

We stayed at Breakwater from 8/9-8/14. We were greeted by German, who took our bags to our room and was very attentive. Even though we arrived before check in (actually at 11:oo a.m.), Isabella was able to get us in our room. When she found out it was my husband's birthday, she had a bottle of champagne sent to our... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

Recently stayed @ The Breakwater July 27-29... I must say it was a very nice stay...The only issue was we ( my female travel buddy) were given a room with one bed and were not switched to double upon Several request....Besides that the staff were very pleasant and helpful...There was a party every evening in the court yard and even... More 

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London, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

If you're after a relatively relaxing and peaceful break, don't stay here. Whilst it is in a great location for restaurants and nightlife, it's very very noisy! Because the hotel is Art Deco there is only single glazing so no espace from the music and hustle and bustle from Ocean Drive. We stayed on the 2nd floor but I think... More 

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

In short, I stayed here on July 26th 2012 and purchased a PH suit. (I think PH212) I wont bore you with the 2 minor issues. My major complaint is the valet parking attendant(s) stole money out of my car. When confronted he offered to give the money back to me without question. When I spoke to the manager he... More 

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San Marcos
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

MARGINAL FACILITIES WITH HORRIBLE MANAGEMENT PICK SOMEWHERE ELSE. I know that there is always the chance of a bad experience and/or reviewers that are rarely happy with anything but this takes the cake. I also know than on occasion managers are faced with insurmountable issues but I’m convinced that in this case the management took an active role in screwing... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

Hotel Breakwater is in the perfect location right in the middle of everything. The room we had originally booked was a courtyard room. When i checked in none were available. So we got a partial ocean view. Didnt see the ocean but it was a nice view to the Clevelander so I was ok with it. Not sure why there... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

First off, I travel a lot for work and for pleasure. I have stayed at the nicest of nice hotels and also many budget accommodations. When I booked one night on South Beach and chose the Hotel Breakwater I was going for nicest of nice. Perhaps not luxury, but a 4.5 star hotel on the beach. I can honestly say... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012 via mobile

This is a pretty decent hotel regarding facilities, they are pretty clean and well taken care of. In room amenities were alright. Almost like a 4 star hotel. Decor was nice and cleaning was superb. Everything seemed good, but in order to have a great stay at a hotel your experience must be pleasant in every way, being customer service a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

Based on the website, I thought I would be getting a special experience. I am pretty sure NONE of the staff have stayed in an 'ocean front room'. The noise from the street is unbearable. When I went downstairs to the front desk after putting my stuff in my room, and mentioned how noisy it was all the 2 ladies... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

I stayed here with my friend in July/August. The location is fantastic, right on the beach on the famous Ocean Drive. However, everything else is terrible. The reception staff are amongst the rudest set of people I have ever encountered in my life. You will be be lucky if they even look up from their desk or mobile phone (texting... More 

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