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Biltmore Hotel
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134   |  
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Ranked #1 of 11 hotels in Coral Gables
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Garland, Texas
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“Beautiful Biltmore”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2011

Beautiful Hotel, I come here every summer. Close to beach, shopping and cuban coffee!! Rent the cabana and have family over for the day. Play the golf course, swim in the largest outdoor hotel pool in the country and enjoy the florida sunshine.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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ManagerCoralGables, General Manager at Biltmore Hotel, responded to this review, September 12, 2011
We are very appreciative of this guest's comments and look forward to future return visits to the Biltmore for further opportunities for relaxation and to enjoy all that the resort has to offer.
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  • Location
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2011

This is without a doubt a beautiful hotel, quintessentially Miami. I look forward to my business trips every year as I get to stay here and enjoy the ambiance. I stayed in a room on the 13th floor (the "haunted" floor) and did not experience anything. In fact, I remember sleeping well. But that's probably because of the wonderful dinner at one of the Miami restaurants. The only issue I have is they charge for internet connection.

  • Stayed October 2010, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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ManagerCoralGables, General Manager at Biltmore Hotel, responded to this review, September 6, 2011
We are very appreciative of this guest's kind remarks on the property and pleased to know that our valued repeat guests come back for the Biltmore's warm hospitality. In regards to the internet comment, it should be noted that for guests' convenience, charges for special services not included in room rate are combined into a single daily fee of $20 added to the guest account, to provide in-room high speed internet in addition to maid service gratuities, daily admission to the Biltmore Fitness Center, guest's choice of daily newspaper, unlimited local calls, long distance access on credit card and outbound collect calls, bellman gratuities for arrivals and departures, town car service throughout Coral Gables and automobile self-parking.
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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2011

I have stayed at the Biltmore for short "get away" trips for the past 10-15 years. Each time I am their it seems to just get better the rooms are great the food is great and the service is great. However, this past trip was the best stay yet. You don't want to leave the property once you get their and if any problem does arise a simple call to the office and David Castro Front Office Mananger not only makes the problem go away he makes you feel like a member of the family.

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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ManagerCoralGables, General Manager at Biltmore Hotel, responded to this review, August 31, 2011
It's always a pleasure to hear from our loyal repeat guests and know that their welcoming Biltmore experience keeps them returning year after year.We take special pride in all our staff and are very appreciative when they are recognized for their outstanding service and professionalism and more importantly their warm hospitality.
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Colchester, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2011

The Biltmore is such a lovely place to stay! Everything about the historic old hotel, from the manicured grounds and spectacular swimming pool to the friendly bellhops to the efficient front desk and clean, sizeable rooms to the elegant main lobby to the free NY Times in the morning spells luxury and service. Sure, you pay a lot, even with bargain rates, but just being in this wonderful old palace with attentive help makes the splurge more than worth the money.

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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ManagerCoralGables, General Manager at Biltmore Hotel, responded to this review, August 29, 2011
We are appreciative of our guests' positive comments and please to know that they were able to enjoyed the resort to its fullest.
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Miami, FL
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2011

Any time that you stay at a historic property, you know that the property won't be brand new but there are certain standards that you expect to be met at a five star property regardless of the age of the property. The room was huge - our suite was a one bedroom corner suite with three sets of beautiful windows, letting in lots of sunlight. But many of the basics you would expect to find in a suite, especially when you are traveling with a family, were not there: no refrigerator, no dining table, no cooktop/ kitchenette. Luckily the minibar was missing a drink so we were able to stash one cup of milk inside for our toddler. It would have been difficult traveling with a little baby as there was nowhere to store drinks or food. We would have been better of staying in a regular hotel room at a fraction of the price.
Regarding the Biltmore Kids amenities - make sure to request them at check in. The front desk staff does NOT offer the amenities (kids' bathrobes, cookies and milk at turndown) to you. You have to know about the amenities and ask or you won't ever receive them. (We first learned about the amenities after reading about them in the hotel brochure AFTER the kids went to sleep - too late!) We actually asked for them the next day and we never did receive the milk and cookies, despite being promised that room service was on the way to the room to deliver them. Lesson learned - ask often and early!!

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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ManagerCoralGables, General Manager at Biltmore Hotel, responded to this review, August 30, 2011
Biltmore welcomes constructive feedback from all of our guests as a means of monitoring services and product quality, ensuring they're consistent with our profile; that of a world-class luxury resort. In regard to the guest room comments, our accommodations are spacious and well appointed. However, as is commonplace in most luxury resorts, other than condo-hotels, cook-tops or kitchenettes are not standard components in the guest room. Our kids and family friendly amenities do not require actions steps from our guests, as they are meant to be seamlessly presented. Management has addressed this issue with appropriate staff to ensure that delivery of these amenities is consistent.
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River Forest, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2011

We have been going to the Biltmore for ten years! Always an exceptional stay. We have never been disappointed in any aspect of the hotel. The rooms are beautiful. The food is outstanding. The staff is helpful and professional. We won't stay anywhere else!

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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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ManagerCoralGables, General Manager at Biltmore Hotel, responded to this review, September 1, 2011
It is always a pleasure to hear from our loyal repeat guests and Biltmore Management and staff is very appreciative of the their positive remarks on our property and services. We look forward to welcome our value guests back in the near future.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2011 via mobile

First class first class
Amazing Sunday brunch not cheap!

  • Stayed August 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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ManagerCoralGables, General Manager at Biltmore Hotel, responded to this review, September 1, 2011
Thank you for your comment on your recent visit. Although the concept of brunch is not for all dining tastes, the Biltmore Sunday Champagne Brunch is recognized as one of the best in the country, having received numerous reviews and accolades from both patrons and the industry for its quality, price value, presentation, service and unique setting.
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Address: 1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134
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Location: United States > Florida > Coral Gables
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Coral Gables
#2 Business Hotel in Coral Gables
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Biltmore Hotel 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The AAA Four Diamond Awarded hotel features 275 guest rooms including 130 spacious Mediterranean styled suites and two famed Presidential Suites, a Donald Ross 18 hole golf course, 10 lighted tennis courts, the signature Palme d’Or restaurant, Biltmore Spa, The Culinary Academy, 75,000 square feet of meeting and function space and is a preferred venue for notable high society events and weddings.The legendary Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables has been a favorite of world leaders, celebrities, and sports stars since its opening in the 1920s. Offering much more than exceptional accommodations, the Biltmore Hotel showcases championship golf, cosmopolitan dining, a luxury spa and premier conference facilities, all while exceeding our refined guests’ expectations. Perhaps this is why we’ve remained Miami’s only four-star, four-diamond hotel for six consecutive years. Graced with natural elegance and sophistication, the Biltmore Hotel offers a stunning location in the exclusive Coral Gables area, minutes from South Beach, downtown Miami, Coconut Grove and the Coral Gables business district. Surround yourself by old world charm and beauty at the Biltmore Hotel. ... more   less 
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