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Clifton South Beach Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1343 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139
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Ranked #119 of 200 hotels in Miami Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014
Lindsey S Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

My husband (fiancé at the time) and I stayed at the Clifton Hotel in Spring 2013 when we visited for the weekend and we had a positive experience. The room & bathroom were clean & modern and the staff was friendly & helpful. We also loved that it was within walking distance to the beach and the Art Deco district... More

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Randers, Denmark
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Don’t ever use this hotel or any hotel in the Ascend Hotel Collection chain. We were visiting the hotel 2 times during our Christmas holidays 2013. The first time we checked in using my husband’s credit card and the second time we used my credit card. We had paid for both stays before arrival, so we only had to pay... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

I stayed at the Clifton in Miami before my cruise and I can't say enough horrible things about this place. It is a pure dump!! First they charged my credit card for accidentals instead of just putting a hold on my card like most hotels and charge my credit card for resort fees which it is far from being that!... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

I would have given it a 5 star for the value I got, but the clerks at the front desks were so cold. They did not greet you properly and all they cared was to get your signatures for the charge. The location is good, very close to everything. The hotel is still under remodeling. The new rooms are very... More

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Montclair, NJ
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

When we arrived there was major raod construction on Collins. The driver of our car had to let us off a block away as the road was closed in front of the hotel. Thankfully it was damp so there was no dust from all the construction. Half the road was open the next morning. The young man that checked us... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Compared to the swanky hotels in South Beach, this is a budget option. Should have paid more as my wife gave me hell for a month after. You get what you pay for! The location is good and a multistorey carpark nearby means you do not have to pay for valet parking. The room was clean; a bit small but... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

I stayed in this "Place" which reminded me of a Brothel first off Poor Low lighting . Red lights down hallways. Room so small u cant move and nowhere to put things. (was told a room could fit 5 people , we were over crowded with 3 and NOWHERE to put bags ) Dirty curtains (outside window was a alley... More

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Jersey City
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

I was there for 5 nights paid $161 plus resort fee. Let's start with the location is excellent. 2 blocks from the beach. Couldn't ask for more. But rooms are small & along with the bathroom needs brighter lights. With 2 people in the room we had to live out our suitcases for 5 nights had no place to put... More

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

I promise you don't want to stay here. The rooms are small with poor lighting. The bed is a boxspring on the floor. The lobby is small, the bathroom is small. We checked out and stayed at another hotel. The photos on the website are enhanced. Don't fall for it. Now the location is good. Two blocks from the beach... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

We used hotel points to stay here. We were not impressed. It's trying to be cool hotel but doesn't quite achieve it. The rooms were poorly lit, beds were low platforms with hard mattresses, the led strip lights were exposed so lights shone in our faces- plus it had exposed metal conduit with drywall showing. Curtains had limited function. The... More

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Matthew C, Manager at Clifton South Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Hummingbirdgirlll, Thank you for your recent review. I'm sorry to hear that our property was not a good fit for you and your husband's recent visit to Miami Beach. The Asian inspired decor and minimalist design of our rooms are quite often what we're complimented on most. I would like to have had the opportunity to address your concerns during... More

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Address: 1343 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Location: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Clifton South Beach Hotel 3.5*
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#46 Business Hotel in Miami Beach #79 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach #119 Top resorts Hotel in Miami Beach
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The Clifton Hotel was recently transformed so guests can enjoy a classic boutique experience that is fresh, hip and eco-friendly. We looked at all aspects of updating our 35 room Art Deco historic building using resource conserving technology and selecting environmentally friendly materials. ... more   less 
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