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“"Sexy Hotel, Will definitely be back"” 4 of 5 stars
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Daddy O Hotel
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   9660 East Bay Harbor Drive, Bay Harbor Islands, FL 33154   |  
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Woodbridge, Virginia
1 review
“"Sexy Hotel, Will definitely be back"”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

Lorenzo H

We travelled to Florida Oct 2nd-7th 2012 and decided to do something new and break the trip up by staying in Miami and also going to Key West for a couple of days, then back to Miami. We usually stay on South Beach the entire time but again decided to change that up as well. We needed to find a hotel room in Miami the day we arrived and booked a room at the "Daddy O". Upon arrival outside of the hotel, we were Pleasantly surprised!! and the atmosphere was relaxed. The inside front lobby was just as nice. The colors and decor of the "Daddy O" give a sexy and exotic feel to it, and the "Wyclef Jean" playing over the front lobby sound system didn't hurt either. We were assisted with checking in by Elaine. Elaine was professional, helpful and friendly, she went out of her way to make sure we had a good room which was very clean and the bed was so comfortable. The Asst. General Mgr. Courtney was also at the front desk and we observed her going above and beyond to make sure a deposit was returned to the credit card of a past guest. The "Daddy O" has a great look, the front lounge chairs are also very comfortable and inviting to drink your $2 for Any beer special they were having. They also have a nice continental breakfast to start your day. This was our very first time ever staying outside of "South Beach" and only stayed one night at "Daddy O" due to the fact we had already booked another hotel in Miami upon our return from Key West but we would definitely stay at the "Daddy O" again and for more than one night!!!

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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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DaddyOMiami, General Manager at Daddy O Hotel, responded to this review, November 13, 2012
Thank you so much for your review. It’s a shame you only got to stay with us one day, but we are so happy you did. Elaine, Courtney, and all of our staff are grateful that you’ve noticed their efforts to make you r stay enjoyable. We’re glad you were able to take advantage of our Oktoberfest beer promotion- $2 beers all October long, and now $3 all of November. And just so you know, if you aren’t able to come back this month, we sell wine and beer all year long! We hope you can come and visit us again soon!
Thank you,
Daddy O Hotel Team
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  • Location
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  • Rooms
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  • Service
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Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

The best check-in you could have! We arrived after 3 days at Sea. We were tired, hungry and in need of a shower! The crew at Daddio's are so accommodating and friendly even though we were a little sea weathered! The room was spacious, clean and wonderfully decorated! The Shower is big enough for two! The water pressure and temperature was perfect! The bed was so comfortable! The people who where staying were so friendly and happy, it was like sitting on your own front porch chatting with your neighbors! Morning continental breakfast is fast, fresh and healthy! Parking is easy. Location is away from hustle!

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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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DaddyOMiami, General Manager at Daddy O Hotel, responded to this review, November 13, 2012
We’re so happy you enjoyed your stay with us! Daddy O is definitely the place to go when you need to relax. We are very proud of our rooms, and showers too, thank you for noticing. Our aim is to help our guest feel at home at all times. We’re very pleased with your review.
Thank you,
Daddy O Hotel Staff
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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

My husband and I loved the place. Staff was super. Walls so thin we could hear someone snoring in the next room on one side ...on the other side was an adjoining room and we could hear their conversation. I expect they heard us too though. The bed was probably the best I have ever slept in - outstanding. Now for the small exceptions. I left my laptop sitting on the floor overnight. When I used it the following morning, very small bugs and fast ones kept coming out of the frame of the PC. I killed in excess of 30 of them but the part that creeped us out was we knew that they came from the carpeting we were walking on with our bare feet. The bugs may just be a Florida thing and something we Minnesotans are not used to. Had my PC not been on the floor we would have been none the wiser. According to the gal at the front desk, we had the largest room in the place. We still thought it was small but we liked it a lot and we would stay there again.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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DaddyOMiami, General Manager at Daddy O Hotel, responded to this review, November 13, 2012
We certainly hope to see you again! We apologize about the creepy crawlers. Ants in Miami are a common occurrence and we’ve already made strides to rectify the problem. Thank you for recognizing the efforts of our staff. We strive to make all our guest feel welcome, and help with any of their needs while staying with us. Thank you for the review, we appreciate it very much.

Warm Regards,
Daddy O Associates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

Very friendly staff, couldn't have been more helpful. Very tasteful art deco styling to my room (113a) and all public areas. Reasonable free continental breakfast, FREE international telephone calls from your room. Lots of nice shops, restaurants etc within 5 minutes walk of the property. Seems like a very safe area to walk around in. What else could you want for the money?

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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DaddyOMiami, General Manager at Daddy O Hotel, responded to this review, November 13, 2012
Thank you very much for the review. We are very proud of our location- close to most all of Miami’s tourist attractions, shops, and eateries. Thank you also for noticing the décor. We try to make your stay comfortable and ascetically pleasing, while adding free international and domestic long distance, free continental breakfast, and free wi-fi in all rooms and common areas. Our aim is to make our guests feel comfortable and happy while staying at the Daddy O , and we’re quite pleased that we did just that for you. Hope to see you again soon.

Many thanks,
Daddy O Hotel Team
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Curitiba, PR
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

My husband and I really enjoyed our stay at Daddy O Hotel. The Thing we like the most was the staf. Everybody were really helpfull and friendlly, mainly Fabiana Petroni, who stayed at the front desk. We Forgot a package in the hotel and she was very kind sending it back to us in Brazil! We recomend!

Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
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DaddyOMiami, General Manager at Daddy O Hotel, responded to this review, November 13, 2012
Thank you for the review! Fabiana and all of our staff appreciate your recognition. And we’re very pleased to mail back lost or forgotten items to guests. Its just another way that the Daddy O takes care of their guests- checked in or not. Thanks again. We hope to see you soon.

Sincerely,
Daddy O Hotel Staff
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Frankfurt, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

We had a wonderful time!!!The Hotel is just perfect, the rooms are big and clean! The staff is very friendly and helpful. Jane, Courtney, Kevin and Elaine were really great people. The location is good too, close to the beach and many nice restaurants.


We cant wait to go back to Miami and we would definitely stay at the Daddy o Hotel again.

Room Tip: We had room 225 a, the staff told us that it was one of the biggest rooms. It was really nice and ve...
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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DaddyOMiami, General Manager at Daddy O Hotel, responded to this review, October 4, 2012
Thank you for posting a 5 star review of the Daddy O Hotel on tripadvisor. Jane, Courtney, Kevin, Elaine and the rest of our staff thanks you for mentioning their efforts towards making your stay a success. We do hope that when you plan your next vacation to Miami you will return to the Daddy O Hotel for another peaceful stay.
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Daddy O Hotel team
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Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

At the arrival of the hotel we had a bottle of wine and a letter wishing us a happy anniversary from the staff. All of the staff was very friendly. Decor was beautiful. Rooms were nice and clean. Only downside is they didn't have a pool, which we didn't even care to much about anyway.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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DaddyOMiami, General Manager at Daddy O Hotel, responded to this review, October 1, 2012
We’re happy that you’ve enjoyed your anniversary with us! The Daddy O staff strives to make our guests feel happy and well attended to. Thank you for taking notice of all our efforts. We hope you come and celebrate all your milestones with the Daddy O Hotel.
Thank you,
Daddy O Hotel Team
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Address: 9660 East Bay Harbor Drive, Bay Harbor Islands, FL 33154
Location: United States > Florida > Bay Harbor Islands
Amenities:
Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Bay Harbor Islands
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Daddy O Hotel 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Newly renovated in March 2010, our small, stylish boutique hotel provides guests with a sophisticated yet personal experience along with convenient access to South Beach hot spots, dining, shopping, nightlife and beaches. ... more   less 
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