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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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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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61 reviews 61 reviews
15 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is listed as a budget hotel and that is what it is. The advantage for us was that parking was included. It has a great location and the rooms are big. Generally, overall it was clean. I liked all the "decorations". I found it pleasant that there is a gentleman that is cleaning and painting things daily. It is... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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122 reviews 122 reviews
59 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First off: if you can afford to pay $600+ for a beachfront gorgeous hotel, for gods sake do it! BUT, if you want to spend your money in Miami but not ON Miami then this is the place to be! Just 1 1/2 blocks from the beach, a very easy walk, and just off Lincoln road and the mall it... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the hotel is a very busy one most people stay for one night, the rooms are clean and the bed was fine . front rooms are best for decs , but if you want a quite room go for the rooms at the back its bed only so you have to find your own breakfast . on the whole not... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 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 February 4, 2015

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 January 31, 2015

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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

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
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

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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