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Colony Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   736 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Colony is a typical ocean drive hotel, you get less for your money than you would else where on South Beach. That said, the room we stayed in was clean and a good size (we were on the 1st floor), it looked like it may have been decorated not so long ago in fact. Yes it faced another building... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The room darkening curtain did not seal around the window. It was impossible to darken the room. Staff was friendly, specially maid service. The bed was unconfortable. If you wanna sleep, take a pill. If you want to have fun in South Beach and do not care about sleeping, the location could not be better.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was a little bit average. We got placed in a room right next to 2 industrial construction sites so we were woken up every morning with beeping from loud trucks and people talking. The location was great however we could hardly walk out the front door of reception without being pestered to stop for lunch or dinner or... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is a dump. I stood in room 215. Let's start off with saying that the view was of a brick building about 10 ft away. The refrigerator was warm. It didn't get cold. The room smelled like something died in it. A friend came to visit and thought we had rotting food in it. The smell was unbearable.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Colony Hotel was just OK. When in Miami you typically don't spend a lot of time in the room. With that being said the bed was comfortable and the shower was hot, which met our basic needs. There isn't much to the hotel as far as amenities, so if that's important to you then this isn't the place for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here in July 2014! The location was perfect, a stone throw away from south beach! views are beautiful! Room sizes were very good for the price we paid! If you are planning on staying here, it is worth going to Washington street which is just behind the hotel one street away to find a lot of restaurants and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are so many things to consider when traveling and needing to book a hotel. For me one of the most critical things is location. Not only is The Colony Hotel one of the more affordable places in South Beach but it is located in one of the best locations. If your a drinker/party goer it's just a few doors... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got a great good rate but even though, the rooms were small and old. The smell from the backyard was so awfull we couldnt have the windows open. Smelled like rotten fastfood. Had to wait 1 hour to check in because the lobby was crowded. Wouldnt come back. Great location right on ocean drive though!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

Stayed at Colony Hotel in January 2014 for eight nights. The price was very good and also the location at the famous Ocean Drive. But do not expect too much from the hotel itself. Rooms are really small and the bathroom didn't have any shelfs at all. Our keycards stopped working often and we had to go downstairs to the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We stayed here on our first visit to Miami and honestly wish we hadn't. Sadly the hotel is "very" tired looking and just doesn't cut it any more, living in the past. It was well positioned for the beach though and the guy on the desk was a good help. The room was just not nice, cockroaches, dirty and cramped.... More

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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*
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#82 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach
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One of the most photographed Art Deco hotels along famed South Beach, The Colony Hotel is a renovated 1939 hotel that offers an intoxicating ambiance and fun in the sun for guests who just want to get away to relax and enjoy all that Miami Beach has to offer. Guests are within walking distance to South Beach boutique shops, restaurants, nightclubs, salon/spas, other world-famous sites like the former Versace Mansion and much more. We cater to visitors looking to escape the structured corporate environment and the vacationer who wants to come to relax and enjoy sun-filled days and fun filled nights. Everything that people enjoy about South Beach is literally at the doorstep of the Colony Hotel. ... more   less 
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