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Review of Holiday Inn Coral Gables - University

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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 #2 of 11 Hotels in Coral Gables
London, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Not brilliant! ”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We found the hotel very noisy in the corridors in the first night not allowing us to sleep properly. The AC is also quite noisy so we turned it off overnight. The cleaners do not clean the room throughly. Extremely slow wifi which disconnects often. They also run out of ice in the ice machine. Pls avoid staying in the room opposite the vending machines. Frontline at the reception are sometimes very helpful (Jenny) but other times not knowledgeable about what to see around in addition to shopping malls! There is no shower in the pool. Jugs of water were very useful but ideally would be available everyday. Definitely not a world class service!

Stayed June 2014, traveled on business
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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Coral Gables - University, responded to this review, July 16, 2014
Dear pete_cris,

Thank you for your recent stay with us and reviewing our property. I am disappointed to hear about your experience on your recent stay, particularly the noise challenges and with the condition of your room. Please accept our sincerest apologies for any inconvenience these may have caused you. We greatly appreciate your feedback as this gives us the avenue to improve on our guest satisfaction.

Thank you for your time and we hope to have an opportunity to serve you again.

Best Regards,

John O
Case Manager
IHGCare
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
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  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

Visiting from New York for a conference and these friendly and helpful girls made my stay incredibly pleasant. Nothing like a genuine greeting and authentic desire to help to make a great stay. J Ball

  • Stayed June 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Warwick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The building will not win architectural awards. It doesn't have palm trees in the lobby. It has naff orange net curtains at the main entrance. The rooms are OK, the breakfast sufficient. It's the staff that marl out this hotel as special. Lynette on the front desk was really helpful at check-in, while Claudia sent me a map and travel instructions. And I failed to tip the room maid: twice I left money on the desk and it wasn't taken.

One small tip for visiting Miami is to bring insect repellent. There are mozzies here and they bite!

Stayed June 2014, traveled on business
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Miami, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Front desk staff, specially Jane, were very friendly, helpful and informative, which made our stay really enjoyable. The hotel is very clean and has a nice restaurant that offer a delicious varied menu at very reasonable prices. Hotel is walking distance to UOM and short drive to several shopping malls

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I stayed here for four nights. The staff is very outgoing and also very friendly. Hotel is conveniently located to get you where you desire to go.The restaurant staff also very friendly and the food was amazing....I had a great view of the pool. Moira and billy were awsome thanks sooo much.

  • Stayed June 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Sanford, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

It was a great stay. Jane ,Lynette, Billy were very accommodating. They were very helpful and knowledgeable of things to do in the area. I would recommend staying here if you ever visit South Miami. This hotel has an amazing staff and very friendly. I stay in many hotels throughout the year and this is one of the best.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled on business
    • 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We had 4 rooms, great accommodations ,well kept. But the tub was very slippery and almost dangerous. The staff Jane and Billy very helpful.WE had no children. It was close to the university a short walk.

Room Tip: overlook the pool but check walk to elevator
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Additional Information about Holiday Inn Coral Gables - University

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 ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Coral Gables
#2 Family Hotel in Coral Gables
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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 University of Miami 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 at Merrick Park, Coconut Grove and Bayside Market Place. Our Toucan's restaurant and lounge offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. The attractions that make South Florida a favorite tourist destination are just around the corner, putting guests within minutes of Parrot Jungle, Miami Seaquarium, Vizcaya and Gardens, Miami MetroZoo, the Museum of Science, the Children's Museum, the American Airlines Arena, the Port of Miami and South Beach. ... more   less 
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