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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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Copenhagen, Denmark
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I can confirm that the hotel lives up to its good ratings during my stay in early February. The staff is super nice and friendly and the hotel is in a good location - near to everything but still quiet enough. The breakfast at 12 dollars per person is actually quite good value as you can easily spend that for... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked 2 days here and they were well worth it. Room was bright, very clean & comfortable. Perfect stop over - very close to the beach and restaurants but in a quiet peaceful location Staff very friendly, Maggie (Housekeeping Manager) was very attentive and helpful Great buffet breakfast Lovely place!!!

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Thank Lustenes
New York
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cozy Chic boutique hotel in a great location,beach right across the road :))) impeccable clean rooms nicely decorated I have traveled the world and have to say this is one of the best in customer service that I have experienced. Highly recommended

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Thank CamLz77
Adnan J, General Manager at Room Mate Lord Balfour, responded to this review

Excellent is what we like to hear :) Glad that you had a wonderful stay with us and I hope you will hnor us with your visit again..... soon More 

Mount Dora, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a great stay if the bed is too comfortable to want to get out of it! A wonderful art themed hotel. Great customer service and very personable. Great breakfast served every morning. Very convenient to the boardwalk and loads of shopping and dining.

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Thank mamacat290
Adnan J, General Manager at Room Mate Lord Balfour, responded to this review

Glad to read that you have an enjoyable stay here with us ! Our location is indeed very convenient, being in the hidden gem of South of Fifth but close to all the action at the same time. Your home away from home awaits for your return! More 

Damascus, Maryland, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately my wife and I did not get to stay in this hotel due to issues they where having with the A/C. Receiving that voice mail after getting off the plane was very frustrating but Devin, the manager arranged for me and my wife to stay at their sister property, which was just as nice. When we got the hotel... More 

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Thank Scott S
Adnan J, General Manager at Room Mate Lord Balfour, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Scott, I am thankful for you taking the time and to write a review , despite the fact that we could not accommodate you during your visit to Miami. And thank you for warm words for Devin, who has been promoted recently to Front Office Manager! ( he is our rock star) As you mentioned , at last... More 

Naples, Florida
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21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent Hotel, Location and Service. If you want to do South Beach it is 3 blocks away from where the action starts. A block away from the beach. Towels provided by the hotel. Nice little outside garden area and nice variety of breakfast buffet.

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Thank Abel A
Adnan J, General Manager at Room Mate Lord Balfour, responded to this review

Hi Abel, Seems like you had a full Room Mate experience with us and I want to say thank you for sharing it with others! We will await for your next trip down here! More 

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22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this hotel following jetsetter's review. It was a disappointment. We expected a small room but it was too small (think of Amsterdam), but the real issue was that it was cold and not clean. I can't say it was dirty either, but we found hair on the sheets and I had to wash dirty cups and glasses myself.... More 

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Thank aqpaz
Adnan J, General Manager at Room Mate Lord Balfour, responded to this review

Dear aqpaz, Reading your review , I remembered one saying " when it rains it pours" ... Sad to see that your experience was less than perfect and definitely not a Room Mate standard which we are so proud of. I would like to invite you , and hope you can give us another chance to showcase real Room Mate... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pros: Location! Right on south beach, really close to ocean drive and the restaurants, only a short walk to the beach where umbrellas and chairs included (we went off season so didn't make use of them too cold!) Staff were really friendly and very helpful,morally knowledgable about Miami and the surrounding area Rooms clean and comfy with a mini bar... More 

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Adnan J, General Manager at Room Mate Lord Balfour, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time and sharing your experience. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay overall . The weather in January is indeed cool and chilly at times. But overall , Sunshine State lives up to its name :) I am sorry to hear that you were not impressed by our Breakfast selection. I do believe that... More 

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our 3 night stay at the Lord Balfour started well and continued in the same manner. We had an excellent, clean, 'Run of the House' double room - perfect for our requirements. Funky decor (pop/kitsch art on every wall) and a suitably appointed bar in the lobby. The buffet-style breakfast (from 7am to midday!) set you up for a day... More 

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Adnan J, General Manager at Room Mate Lord Balfour, responded to this review

Dear stevecardy, What a glowing review! Hope you will make us a part of your future Florida adventures! Regards, More 

Sitio de Calahonda, Spain
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149 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Normally I would give 4 out of 5 for this hotel, but the great service make it full 5 out 5. We arrive from cruise way too early to hotel, but they still found us a clean room. So we check in 9 A.M. That was great. Room was nice and clean, but small. Decoration was nice. There was everything... More 

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Thank Timo J
Adnan J, General Manager at Room Mate Lord Balfour, responded to this review

Dear Timo , SO grateful for your 5 star review! Glad we were able to meet and exceed your expectations. Sorry for the bar not being open early, but next time you visit ill make sure you have your drink ready before you leave! :) Regards, More 

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