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Room Mate 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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The customer service is unbearable at this hotel, hands down. Richard and Cecilia were so amazing. There's no doubt that this hotel is where I would say, is where I would definitely stay, when I go back. See you guys soon!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A small boutique hotel , with clean design, modern rooms and a great location. It is on Fourth and Ocean, just a block away from the ocean drive party central. The design theme is funky and well executed. Modern Art and interesting quotes from the Brit Premier adorn the lobby. The same eccentric design theme continues to the hallways and... More 

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Flushing, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our 5 day trip was my mother's day gift and birthday gift for my teenage daughter. We just got back 5/12 - 5/16. We decided to stay at the Lord Balfour based upon all the reviews and pictures we researched on different sites. From the moment we arrived we knew we made an excellent choice. The cleanliness, service, stylish boutique... More 

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

Dear Ms. Eleni, It has been a true pleasure having you at the Lord Balfour and thank you very much for your kind post. We are very proud of our staff. Our team is always attentive to our guests need and happy to assist. Our location is indeed the best on Ocean Drive. It is unfortunate that you forgot your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Just stayed at the Room Mate Lord Balfour over the weekend of May 14th thru May 18th. Had a blast for the Sweet Heat Miami parties and when it came down to getting some rest, Lord Balfour was absolutely perfect! Second time staying here. Great staff, rooms are nice..hotel is just trendy and all around cool. Highly recommended!!!

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

Thank you very much for your recent review. We are always happy to read our guests experiences a they enjoy their time in Miami Beach and their stay at the Lord Balfour. Our commitment is providing excellent service is reflected throughout the many comments we receive from our guests. Our staff is proud and committed to exceed in their job... More 

Royston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Lord Balfour in Ocean Drive is a lovely small boutique hotel in a great position away from the hectic centre. The staff are extremely accommodating and friendly. I must say the breakfast is great and available till noon. Short walk of beach. Rooms very clean and comfortable. Would recommend if wishing to stay in prime position within reach of... More 

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

Dear Paul, Thank you very much for staying with us and for posting your review. We always enjoy reading the comments from our guests as their review helps us to improve our services. Since we extended our breakfast hours to noon, we have received several positive comments. This allows our guests to rest a little longer in the morning and... More 

Dübendorf, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting Miami Beach, this hotel is the perfect location on Ocean Drive. Within walking distance you can reach within minutes many of the bars and clubs of South Beach. The hotel itself has nice, but rather small rooms and very tiny bathrooms (for a family compared to average US standards). Good breakfast buffet and very polite service rendered by staff.

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

We are happy to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us at the Lord Balfour. Indeed, our property is in the prime location of Miami Beach, right on Ocean Drive, cars from the beach, yet in less noisy section of Ocean Drive. Our guests, beside our services and professionalism of sou staff, do appreciate the convenience and location.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My teenage daughter and I stayed here for a few nights during our recent Easter vacation to Florida and I wouldn't hesitate to return! The hotel is super-stylish, the staff were all fantastic - really welcoming, helpful and did everything they could to make our stay lovely. We had a beautiful twin room at the front above the lobby looking... More 

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

It was a pleasure having you at the Lord Balfour and we are happy to read your kind review and comments. Our staff is very dedicated to exceed our guests expectations and they go beyond their duty to see that it happens, daily! We will be happy to welcome you back to the Lord Balfour or to any of our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 5 days over the gay pride weekend and found the hotel to be great. The rooms were clean, well maintained and comfortable. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the breakfast fantastic. A great location, close to the beach, and still with quick walking distance of all the Ocean Drive action. We were on the 4th... More 

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

We are very happy that you had a pleasant stay and your experience was memorable. As we appreciate kind comments, we also learn and we strive to constantly improve so that guests like yourself have a good experience and will come back in the future. We are looking forward to have you back at any of our Room-Mate properties. Kind... More 

Fairfield, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for a girls weekend and can't say enough about this hotel! The rooms were small but clean and very stylish - the decor is very artsy and cool. The staff was amazing & so accommodating with everything we needed and with 8 women it was a lot (towels, ice, wine opener, champagne glasses, more towels, etc.) Service level... More 

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

Thank you very much for choosing the Lord Balfour, we are happy to hear your stay was pleasant and that we met all your expectation. We look forward to have you back at the Lord Balfour or in any other Room Mate hotels worldwide where you will be experience the same enthusiasm and standards. Should you be back in Miami... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One block from the beach, two blocks from the "noisy" side of the Ocean Drive (and these two blocks are enough to give you a very silent night of sleep). The people working there are always ready and happy to serve. If you have the chance, taste one of the beers brewed by Devin Hartling, one of the hotel managers.... More 

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

We thank you very much for your recent review. We are please that you have enjoyed your stay. It will be a pleasure to have you back at the Room Mate Lord Balfour in the future or any of the Room Mate hotels around the world where you will find the same enthusiasm and high standards. We are the only... More 

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