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James Hotel

2.0 of 5 1680 James Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed a number of times at this charming boutique hotel that is a 5 minute walk to the beach & 1 block from Lincoln Way. The initial draw to us had been that it has free parking but have become increasingly fond of their "creative funkiness" each time we visit. The owner and his staff has always been... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel has some interesting and unique items in reception hall. That may seem cute and friendly. However there's some kind of unpleasant smell in the hotel. To overcome with it, the owners use fragrance sprays, which makes it much more difficult to cope with. Beware.

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Barstow, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good location, older hotel, equal to a super 8. One block from the beach. Cheap for Miami Beach. Old fashioned key locks, not credit card locks I had to retrieve the TV remote from the front desk??? Refrigerator didn't work, but thankfully the A/C did.

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Montreal
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was visiting during the busiest South Beach season, Art Basel. It was also my 40th bday weekend. My husband and I have travelled the world together from China, to South America, Europe etc….Normally the US is pretty Customer service oriented. Not at this hotel. Although there was a safe provided in the room, my husband left his wedding band... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The James Hotel was surprisingly great. The rooms were spacious with wonderful amenities (fridge and microwave and flat screen TV)...coffee in the lobby. The decor is charming and cheerful. Late check-in was no problem and nothing but helpful staff all around. Walking distance to everything in the area: the beach, Lincoln Mall, Wolfsonian (an exquisitely interesting museum), Ocean Drive, Collins... More 

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Batesville, Mississippi
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This is a great little hotel in a fantastic location. The lobby and halls are decorated in "tourist chic" and always made me smile. The price is definitely affordable and the location cannot be beat. You are located one block from Lincoln Rd. and three blocks from the beach. The staff was very friendly and always helpful. The rooms are... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Love the design of the rooms except they need more mirrors over sink for close ups. Very clean modern and chic. All staff very friendly and helpful especially Nathan at the beach who goes above and beyond to make sure guests are happy and have what they need

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49 reviews 49 reviews
32 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This is a super quirky hotel that’s absolutely great value for money considering its great location - about a 5-10 minute stroll to SB. We stayed for 3 nights at the start of a road trip around Florida and found the hotel to be clean and the room spacious enough (2 queen beds). We had a late check in (11.30pm)... More 

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This hotel is located near Lincoln Road with free parking. Parking is not convenient for moving car in and out everyday. If you just want to hang out in South Beach, park your car and walk, this is perfect. Hotel itself is very cute with good clean towels and nice warm shower, but room needs a major update. Considering the... More 

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Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Well I was blown away by this little gem of a hotel! I wished we could have stayed longer. We checked in late at night approx. 11.30pm, reception was clean, uncluttered and very efficient and even at that time of night the staff were very informative and still smiling! Check in was fast and first impressions of the hotel was... More 

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Address: 1680 James Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Location: United States > Florida > Miami Beach > City Center
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — James Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 50
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