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Lord Balfour

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350 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Formerly The Wave Hotel)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel itself is beautiful! Smells great and is in a wonderful quiet location. Great breakfast and bar area. Rooms and bathroom are pretty small but clean and manageable with only two people. Entire staff is excellent including manager Ehrie

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RoomMateLordBalfour, Guest Relations Manager at Lord Balfour, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your recent review of Room Mate Lord Balfour. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Ehrie is a star! We are very lucky to have him here at the Lord Balfour. We hope to have you back at the Lord Balfour or any other Room Mate hotels worldwide. Kind regards. More 

Oakville, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Sobe on the 5th and the Ocean drive, what can I say, beautiful location, close to everything, beach , clubs, cabs, tours, dining, thats where u want to be, yes u can pay more, but what u really want? I wanted to go out and sleep in a quiet and clean place...Thx LordB!

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RoomMateLordBalfour, Guest Relations Manager at Lord Balfour, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your recent reply. Indeed the location of the Room Mate Lord Balfour is perfect for all our guests. In fact we are two blocks from the more "noisy" part of Ocean Drive, yet our location is quite and allow you to rest in peace without giving up the convenience of being in the center of... More 

NYC
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29 reviews 29 reviews
26 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at the Lord Balfour in March. We had intended to stay in Feb - but we needed to postpone. They were incredibly helpful in enabling us to move things around last minute. As for the hotel, it is very small, very clean and in a good location. Our room was particularly teeny - one of... More 

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RoomMateLordBalfour, Guest Relations Manager at Lord Balfour, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your recent visit to Room Mate Lord Balfour. We are delighted to hear your stay was pleasant, enjoyed your stay and our hospitality, and our breakfast. We are the only hotel that offers full breakfast from 7:00 am to noon. We look forward to having you back at Room Mate Lord Balfour or any of... More 

Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at this hotel during the middle of June 2014, and I thought the location was just great. We're upper twenties/lower thirties, and like to go out, but not too late and we don't enjoy loud music and bars outside our hotel late at night. This was close enough to walk to all that but still... More 

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RoomMateLordBalfour, Guest Relations Manager at Lord Balfour, responded to this review

It has been a pleasure having you at the Room Mate Lord Balfour and thank you for your review. We are happy to know that your stay was pleasant and that our bartender has exceeded your expectation. We hope to have you back at the Lord Balfour or any Room Mate hotels. Kind regards. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Lord Balfour April 8 - 10. I was in Miami for business but obviously took advantage of the area. LB is in a wonderful location on South Beach (Ocean and 5th)- in the middle of all the shopping and restaurants. The beach is right across the street. - The hotel itself is very charming. It's a... More 

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RoomMateLordBalfour, Guest Relations Manager at Lord Balfour, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are happy to know that you had a good stay during your stay at the Lord Balfour. We certainly hope to have you back at the Lord Balfour or any other Room Mate hotels worldwide. Regards. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here in September 2013 whilst visiting friends and family in Florida. Hotel was very clean, very modern and stylish, and had very attentive staff. Check in and out was very smooth. Room was perfect. Beds were comfortable. It was located just off the main strip on Ocean Drive so it was away from the loud music. Definitely would recommend... More 

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RoomMateLordBalfour, Guest Relations Manager at Lord Balfour, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review of the Room Mate Lord Balfour. We are happy to hear that you had good stay during your recent visit and we look forward to having you back at any Room Mate properties around the world. Cordially. More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At the time of starting this review this place is listed as #8 or #9 on Miami hotels on trip advisor but I expect this rating to drop very soon and very far. Let me preface by saying I did not stay at this hotel. I originally booked this hotel via hotwire for a few nights during spring break. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love The Lord Balfour! This was my second time staying there and again they have not disappointed. The hotel is beautiful and I have never had such great customer service. The staff are very friendly and accommodating. I recommend the Lord Balfour to anyone who's looking to stay in Miami. It has the perfect location. It's in the mix... More 

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RoomMateLordBalfour, Guest Relations Manager at Lord Balfour, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review and for sharing your experience at the Lord Balfour. We are happy to hear that our staff was helpful and that your stay was pleasant We certainly hope to have you back at the Room Mate Lord Balfour or any other Room Mate hotels. Kind regards. More 

2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the best boutique hotel in south beach, my girlfriend and I was celebrating our anniversary, Front office welcomed us with a great smile. Our room in 3rd floor was overlooking to Ocean Drive, cleanliness was spotless, great job and very detailed Bar was open at night, we enjoy the happy hour and the courtyard... So Romantic and cozy!!!... More 

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RoomMateLordBalfour, Guest Relations Manager at Lord Balfour, responded to this review

We are delighted to hear about your stay at the Room Mate Lord Balfour. As we strive for excellence, it's a true pleasure to read your kind review, and we hope to have you back at the Lord Balfour or any Room Mate hotels worldwide. Kind regards. More 

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