We stayed in two hotels while in the Miami area. The other hotel was a 4-star hotel, but this Holiday Inn had a better staff -- from the front desk to the cleaning crew. It's also nice to have a refrigerator and microwave in the room -- especially traveling with kids. I agree with other reviewers that the price is too high, but the location is nice. It is close to a number of restaurants. The pool is not heated, so it can be downright cold. The bathrooms are tiny.