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“Great value for the price we've got” 5 of 5 stars
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Holiday Inn Coral Gables - University
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1350 South Dixie Highway (US 1), Coral Gables, FL 33146   |  
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Ranked #3 of 11 Hotels in Coral Gables
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Manhattan, ny
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3 reviews
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“Great value for the price we've got”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We wanna our hotel near the Fairchild tropical garden, so booked this hotel slightly under $200.
Considering how cheap is it, the service is great!!! Gota swimming pool view from our room. The front desk Lynette(if I spell her name correct) is especially sweet and helpful that she even told us where to eat and shop, the Coconut Grove! Will visit the state park in coconut grove tomorrow as well!

  • Stayed March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Lucy Q
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CPapadopulos, General Manager at Holiday Inn Coral Gables - University, responded to this review, March 18, 2014
Dear Lucy Q,

Thanks for taking the time to provide a review of our hotel. We are so glad that you found us to be a great value, and that you enjoyed our service and the view from your room. It would seem you are enjoying your visit to Miami, and we are happy to be a part of that. Great to hear that Lynette helped with recommendations; I will pass on your comments to her, which I’m sure she will appreciate. Thanks again, and we hope to welcome you back soon.

Kind Regards,

Constantino Papadopulos
General Manager
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

the hotel stay was the best i have had in a very long time. the hotel staff was very good, and the front deask stsff were outstanding.
Lynette did all she could to make our stay a pleaseant stay. this young lady really know how to make custermers welcome.

Room Tip: all rooms are great, the entire Boston College was happy with there room, and me as the bus driver w...
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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Carol L
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CPapadopulos, General Manager at Holiday Inn Coral Gables - University, responded to this review, March 10, 2014
Dear Carol L,

Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found our staff provided great service. I will be sure to pass on your kind words about Lynette; she will be thrilled by your comments. Thank you once again, and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Kind Regards,

Constantino Papadopulos
General Manager
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Jefferson City, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

This is a decent hotel that would likely be normally priced. However, it was boat show week in Miami and some events were happening at the University, so it was WAAAAAYYYY over priced for the accommodations. No lunch service, and breakfast service ends at 10:30. Not usually a problem, but we were on HOLIDAY and slept in in a different time zone. Was located close to other options however, so a nice walk in great weather was doable.

Room Tip: Room close to the maid closet makes for lots of early morning noise.
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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled with friends
    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank IrishLady8
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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Coral Gables - University, responded to this review, March 9, 2014
Dear IrishLady8,

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us your feedback. Your review is vital for improving the service and quality we offer to our valued guest. It is always hugely motivating when one takes the time and trouble to acknowledge or give points for improvement. We hope to get the opportunity of welcoming you back in the future. Thank you once again for your valuable comment, and if you might have any suggestions that will contribute to enhancing your stay, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Sincerely,

Krysllin G.
Case Manager
IHGCare
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San Antonio, Texas
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014 via mobile

This is a decent hotel. Rooms are adequate, bedding is very good, and they have a large parking lot. It's location is excellent. It is walking distance to the university, as well as a train station, several restaurants and cvs. There isn't a free breakfast at this hotel, but there is a restaurant, and they offer room service. We did not eat at the hotel, so I can't comment on the food.

  • Stayed January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank motheroftheyear
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bst, tx
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014 via mobile

Great hotel for the price. Request pool area first floor. Great sevice, good value, clean and secure. Area is very crowded but parking lot was safe. Staff was helpful and accomodating. I would stay there again if i go back to coconut grove. I

  • Stayed February 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank htlreview
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Madrid, Spain
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014 via mobile

The Holiday Inn Coral Gables ended up being a nice experience. The Hotel is good enough for a few days stay, very conveniently located, with big clean rooms and with very professional and smiling service. Margarita Diaz and May, and the rest of the staff, made my stay very nice. Ideal for University of Miami issues.

Stayed February 2014, traveled on business
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Thank Ignacio D
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Key West, Florida
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51 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Stayed here one night. Service was good - hotel room was okay but for the outrageous price of over $250 per night pretty bad!!! We were at the mercy of them since no other rooms available in the area!!! WIFI was not good at all. Bathroom was very very small!!!! Not going to recommend for more than a one night stay!!

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank engrose
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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Coral Gables - University, responded to this review, March 2, 2014
Dear engrose,

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your stay. It is unfortunate the value prevented you from fully enjoying your time at the hotel. We do appreciate the perfect score for Service you received. We take all of the reviews we receive very seriously as they allow us to identify areas that may benefit from additional attention. We have shared your comments with the staff and we’re confident the necessary adjustments will be made, in order to achieve complete guest satisfaction.

Thank you again for your comments, we hope to have the pleasure of serving you again soon.

Sincerely,

Adrian D
Case Manager
IHGCare
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Address: 1350 South Dixie Highway (US 1), Coral Gables, FL 33146
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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 ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Coral Gables
#3 Family Hotel in Coral Gables
#4 Business Hotel in Coral Gables
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Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Coral Gables - University 3*
Number of rooms: 155
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Experience a wonderful stay at the Holiday Inn Coral Gables-University which is ideally situated in the upscale city of Coral Gables, on South Dixie Highway (US 1) across from the University of Miami and the Metrorail station. When priorities turn from work to play, guests are in the middle of great shopping, dining and entertainment at Dadeland Mall, Shops at Sunset Place, Village of Merrick Park, Coconut Grove and Bayside Market Place. Our Toucan's Restaurant and Lounge offers breakfast and dinner. The attractions that make South Florida a favorite tourist destination are just around the corner, putting guests within minutes of Jungle Island, Miami Seaquarium, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Zoo Miami, the Museum of Science, Miami Children's Museum, the American Airlines Arena, the Port of Miami and South Beach. ... more   less 
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