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The Carlton South Beach

3.0 of 5 1433 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Formerly Carlton Hotel)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Aurora, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was a little nervous when our cab driver hadn't heard of this place, and this was one of the worst hotels I've ever stayed in. We arrived around 5pm and were told our rooms were not ready yet, and check in was at 4pm. The person working looked at us like we were crazy when we asked if we... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is basic and falling to pieces Homeless guys sleeping on hotel varenda not welcoming staff did nothing Staff asking for cigarettes from guests Bathroom sink almost falling off he wall Shower left over from the 1960's The room was musty and fittings falling to pieces Tthe telephone bleeped every 10 seconds Our room was not cleaned one day... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had been to Miami a few times but never stayed in south beach by the Art Deco district. This time I thought it would be good to explore the area properly so I booked at the Cavalier Hotel. When I got there a water pipe burst next door and everybody was evacuated and redirected to hotels around the area.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Great location and upon entering the reception I was pleased with the appearance and standard but as soon as I walked up the stairs there was a smell of damp. Same smell in the room which was dusty and had an uninviting appearance. The window was so thin that it sounded as though it didn't even exist. We encountered a... More

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District Heights, Maryland
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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I stayed at the Carlton from September 12-14. If your NOT looking for a fancy hotel, just somewhere decent to lay your head this is the place. The hotel is definitely old. The floors squeak when you walk. The doors are super old on the rooms. They look like if you put a little power to it you could bust... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

This is the worst place I have ever stayed, I wouldn't even call it a hotel it's more like a hostel! The rooms are far from clean the fans are full of dust along side of everything else, the room is damp and clammy And stinks! They charge 25 dollars a day parking even the day we left at half... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Although we had read the comments about this hotel and were prepared for worst, I'd say we were surprised. Great location. Room was clean, with air-conditioner. We booked from ebookers, there was written that every room has a mini-fridge, actually they don't. Just a casual room with TV. They have a pool, it was cleaned many times a day. For... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I was there for a week during the Winter Music Conference. They never cleaned the rooms and would never stay there again. The floor was dirty and i had to call to get the room vaccumed. Next time i'll stay on Ocean Drive.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

Only good think about this hotel is grate location and that's it, rest is horrible room very dirty i find somebody hair evrywhere in my bad linen in bathroom i don't meen one hair it was long hairs and lot of tham discussing , when i book they say breakfast including but they don't have breakfast i wouldn't stay here... More

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Miami, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

This place is the pits... Customer service is at its worse. The rooms are just to damn small. The pool was dirty. No wash clothes or towels available when needed. Front desk staff is not knowledgeable about there own hotel and some are rude. I DO NOT recommend this hotel to anyone at all unless you dont care about getting... More

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Address: 1433 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Formerly Carlton Hotel)
Location: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Carlton South Beach 3*
Number of rooms: 67
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Also Known As:
Carlton Hotel Miami Beach
Carlton Hotel South Beach
Carlton Miami Beach

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