We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Colony Hotel

3.0 of 5 736 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
Colony Hotel
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Colony Hotel
Write a Review

747 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    167
    198
    176
    90
    116
See reviews for
94
258
47
15
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (89)
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (747)
  • Mar-May only
    (178)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (214)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (184)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (171)
All months
Pensacola
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place to stay. In the middle of a great tourist area. Reasonable prices and incredible service. Definitely recommended. Very clean, nice bathrooms and an incredible view. My next trip I will definitely be staying here again.

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The location is amazing. I stayed here with friends the weekend of the art deco festival, which was awesome. The rooms was SOOO small and hard to get ready in. We stayed in 2 double bed room on the second floor. The double beds seemed smaller than a usual double and sucked to share. The ac is super right next... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you're looking for a great spot to be in Miami Beach, this is the place. The Colony Hotel it's located in the heart of Ocean Drive where all things happen. The hotel it self could be better. The elevator poorly works and the walls in the rooms are so thin that you can hear people next door, and the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Jokioinen, Finland
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Way better than you could think based on most of the reviews here. Nice to see the most famous icon hotel on South Beach. Yes maybe a bit overpriced but it's one of the best locations if you're into SoBe stuff. Pretty small rooms but everything worked and we saw no critters or any other nasty things.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very well situated with proximity to beach and restaurants. Our room was small with nowhere to put our suitcases as the small wardrobe area had no light. Bathroom very small with no shelf space or anywhere to put soap, shampoo etc while in shower. However, plentiful hot water with good pressure and good toiletries supplied. TV didn't work properly but... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
25 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chalk it up to a learning experience because a hotel room on Ocean Drive over the Christmas holidays will by definition, be overpriced. Our experience at the Colony Hotel started with a $25 charge for two domestic beers at the hotel bar while we waited our turn to check in. The room was small with barely enough room to move... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One night stay with family on our way to Port of Miami, hotel is located directly on South Beach a two minute walk from beach, five minute walk from shopping on Washington St and a fifteen minute walk to Lincoln Mall. Remember it is on South Beach so don't expect a quite stay it's not extremely loud but it's party... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Pros: - On Ocean Drive, moments from Wet Willies and their great range of frozen, alcoholic slushies. - Clean. Modern furnishings. Cons: - The restaurant staff clearly resented us unloading our car when we arrived and waiting for the valet to return it the following day. Handy hint: if you don't want tourists loitering, don't open a restaurant in a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Terrible staff. Reception seems like an horror movie. My check-in was completed 100 minutes after my arrival. Noisy place, bathroom dirty, do not walk without flipflops around the room because the floor is dusty. Our door wasn' t closing from outside, we had to call maintenance to let them fix it. The elevator is the worst thing ever. Old and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Only stayed one night as we were going from FL to a cruise. Basic but clean. Right near restaurants but they were all quite expensive so check the prices out first as our basic meal & drinks were not cheap and I felt ripped off.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Colony Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Colony Hotel

Address: 736 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Location: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Colony Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 48
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Travelocity, Despegar.com, Hotels.com, TripOnline SA, Odigeo and Tingo so you can book your Colony Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Colony Hotel Miami Beach
Colony Miami Beach
Hotel Style:
#84 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach

295 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (209)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (46)
Viewed
Room/suite (47)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (11)
Viewed
Bathroom (12)
Viewed
Dining (4)
Viewed
View from room (5)
Viewed
Other (84)

Expert photos: Taken by TripAdvisor travel experts

Viewed
All expert photos (48)
Viewed
Deluxe Room (19)
Viewed
Restaurants and Bars (2)
Viewed
The Hotel (27)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (38)
Viewed
Room/suite (5)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (2)
Viewed
Other (30)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay