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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
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Milan, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our most recent trip to Miami, just a few days after a business meeting. We tried this hotel, looking for a quiet accommodation close to the ocean. We found it. A few blocks away from the more lively part of ocean drive and Collins. Design hotel, relaxed place. Rooms bigger than in other hotel nearby, clean and modern. Good continental... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The customer service was amazing. The front desk was very informative, gave me a virtual tour of all the nearby amenities. Richard and Gabriel went out there way to make sure we had a pleasant stay. One of the guys works uber as well and offered to escort us around. Room is descent, really large shower; Great for couples 😎.... More 

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

Thank you for your recent review and for staying at the Lord Balfour. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed our services and extra friendly staff. We hope to have you back at the Lord Balfour in the future or any other Room Mate hotels worldwide. Kind regards, Dilip Pathak Guest Relations Manager More 

Cape Canaveral, Florida
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118 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although booked for business on a tip from a friend, I was very pleasantly surprised. This friend's recommendations have always worked out well for me. I was not expecting the level of personable, friendly, dedicated service that I received: Outstanding. Excellence is their forte. Pulling in on a midweek afternoon, valet parking service was prompt, helpful, and very welcome. The... More 

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

First of all, thank you very much for taking your time to write such a descriptive review of the Lord Balfour, it's services and staff. It is always a pleasure to hear that our guests had a great stay during their visit. Many of our previous reviews praise our location. In effect despite being right on Ocean Drive we are... More 

Porto Alegre
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59 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

That was a nice surprise. While the prices in USA are still coming up, we found this cheap good quality stay in. At one corner of the Ocean Drive, it is located in a very cozy and calm street far from the noisy part of the road. It is a short walking distance to the beach and could not be... More 

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

It was a great pleasure having as our guest at the Lord Balfour during your stay in Miami Beach. Indeed our location is the perfect location, centrally on Ocean Drive yet far enough from the noisy part a block away. Our staff enthusiasm and professionalism does make the Lord Balfour unique from other properties. We hope to have you back... More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The chief concierge and management of this hotel are the best I have ever come across. I have stayed in many hotels across the world having worked for Qantas airways and the hotel staff go beyond the call of duty to ensure their guests have the best stay. We had an issue with a major Brtish airways schedule change and... More 

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

Thank you very much for your kind review and for praising Dilip's assistance during your stay. As a concierge he is always happy to make sure all our guests have an excellent experience during their stay, ensuring that all their needs are met. We are very happy to hear that with all your travel experience, the one at the Lord... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Personally I am not one to come to this area, however, we stayed here to see family who were visiting and make it convenient to spend time with them. The hotel is in a great location, is affordable and very clean. The design aspect of it makes it very interesting and modern. It has beautiful finishes in the rooms and... More 

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

Dear Gabriela, Thank you for posting your review of the Lord Balfour. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your sty with us. Our location is truly a great spot as we are across from the beach, in the quietest and nicest part of Ocean Drive close to everything yet far enough to be quiet. We hope to... More 

Miami Beach, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends and I have now stayed twice at the Room Mate Lord Balfour, The one thing that comes to my mind is GREAT SERVICE and CLEANLINESS ! This is my FAVORITE spot to visit Miami area. Excellent Location in South Beach, just across the beach, Resort offers beach towels, umbrellas and chairs, Great bar, beautiful yard, colorful room.

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

Thank you very much for your review and for staying at the Lord Balfour. We read with pleasure all comments and we strive to offer a unique place with excellent service throughout the stay, from the moment of your check in. We hope to have you back to any of our Room Mate properties around the world. Thank you, and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Oh my God! We get in love with this beatiful boutique Hotel!!! place is amazing decorated, very artistic and funky, Clean and fresh smell. Housekeeping went out of their way to made our stay so enjoyable, extra amenities and towels, great service! Tumbs up :) Towels and chairs provided at the beach just made our day Breakfast is really good,... More 

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

It always a pleasure to read the reviews of our guests after their stay at the Lord Balfour. Our location is perfect while visiting Miami Beach, as we are on the central part of Ocean Drive but quiet enough to rest without the noise, and the beach is across the street from the hotel. We are pleased to hear that... More 

Brussels, Belgium
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel has friendly staff, large rooms (very small bathroom though) and a convenient location. Breakfast is European style buffet, meaning good. Free beach chairs and towels are a nice plus. There's one big downside however: the tidiness of the room and the housekeeping. Our room was full of dust and sand; on the floor, under the desk, under the... More 

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Hampton, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lord Balfour was such a great choice for our girls trip to South Beach! Everyone was so accommodating and welcoming. Our room was nice and well kept. Having the additional perks of beach towels, an umbrella, and two beach chairs was icing on the cake. The continental breakfast everyday was awesome, and definitely helped after crazy SB nights. If I... More 

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

Thank you very much for your recent visit and for staying at the Lord Balfour. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and that our staff and facilities were above your expectations. We sincerely hope to have you back at the Lord Balfour in the future, or any other Room Mate hotel worldwide. Kind regards. More 

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