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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very nice hotel for a couple of days, situated just outside the noisy area but in very good location. Rooms are interesting, a good size with the exception of the toilet, which was crammed in beside the sink. But in an expensive area like this, space is a premium. Excellent staff, buffet breakfast out till midday and replenished regularly. Nice... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel was great with excellent service. The rooms we stayed in were clean, but the toilet seat space was cramp making it difficulty to clean your behind. The food served for breakfast was commendable. But unfortunately, the valet sucks bigtime!!! It took almost 45 minutes for the car arrive with a small dent noted, the passenger seat fully reclined... More 

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

Thank you very much for taking your tim to share your recent experience at the Room Mate hotel in Miami Beach. Unfortunately some rooms, due to city regulations and limited space, have smaller bathrooms than other room, but anytime during your stay, our front desk staff and management would be happy to change room for you and give you a... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is an excellent Hotel. Start with the Staff. EVERYONE, from the top to bottom is so nice and so helpful. I would stay here again just because of them! But also . . The location is great. A few blocks off all the hustle, but an easy walk to be in the middle of all the excitement. Right across... More 

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

Thank you so much for your wonderful review and for staying with us. Your kind words are a reflection of what the entire staff at the Lord Balfour do best: pampering our guests and make them feel at home! We hope to have you back soon at the Lord Balfour or any other Room Mate hotels. Thank you! Kind regards. More 

Mishawaka, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I wish you had more than five stars to rate this hotel, because it certainly deserves it! My husband and I have been in many hotels in the USA and Europe, and none of them measure up to the Lord Balfour. It is a gorgeous Art Deco hotel, with the best service we ever experienced. Every single one of their... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for a weekend in June 2015. First of all, personal opinion, but the lobby smelled great! May not seem important but it made me feel good every time i walked in. the hotel was clean and nicely designed. Very helpful and courteous staff. The hotel is in an awesome location, as it is about a block away from... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is great. The service is amazing, everyone is very friendly and so helpful with everything. The room was very clean, and very pretty. We got a view with palms, just so amazing to wake up and see palms right away in front of your window :) The breakfast is amazing, so many choices (eggs, fruits, bacon, sausage, pastry,... More 

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Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Prime location to the beach -- just a short walk across the street. On Ocean drive, but a few blocks from all the crowds and noise. Artsy room has comfortable bed, but a tiny little bathroom. If you only need a place to sleep, this is perfect. They included breakfast and beach chairs, which saves you money. We stayed here... More 

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

We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay at the Lord Balfour. Indeed our location is prime for guests that wish to be in the heart of South Beach yet have the tranquility and charm and personalization of a boutique hotel. Our staff is dedicated and always happy to assist our guests. We hope that you will return to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Is a very gorgeous butique hotel, the front office reception were nice and helpful on directions and where to go, charming and fully equipped breakfast, lots of choices, the room were small but welcoming, our maid did our room spotless her name was Petronila, I was glad she left her presentation card in thr room, (I wouldnt be able to... More 

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

We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Room Mate Lord Balfour in Miami Beach and that our staff member Petronilla left a positive impression during your stay. We hope that you will soon return to the Lord Balfour or any other Room Mate hotels worldwide. Kind regards. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at this hotel for 5 nights and I can truly say its one of the top places I've stayed at. From the moment you step up to go inside you're welcome with a cool nice breeze and an awesome smell. On top of that the decor is visually pleasing with Lord Balfour's writing and great furniture to compliment... More 

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

Your kind words are as refreshing as our shower! We are very happy you enjoyed both during your stay at the Lord Balfour. It is a pleasure knowing that you enjoyed your stay and our staff made your visit even more special. We hope that you will return to Room Mate Lord Balfour in the future, or any other Room... More 

Hamburg, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an awesome hotel. Very nice rooms, a perfect location on the Ocean Drive - with a perfect distance from the Miami Beach craziness. The breakfast was delicious and the staff was very friendly. We would love to come back any time.

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

Dear Sasha, It was a pleasure having you at Room Mate Lord Balfour during your stay in Miami Beach. Our location is indeed impeccable, as we are located in SoFi (South of Fifth), the quiet part of Ocean Drive, just across from the nicest beach in Miami. We look forward to have you back at the Lord Balfour or any... More 

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