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The Westin Colonnade Coral Gables
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   180 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134   |  
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Ranked #5 of 11 hotels in Coral Gables
Manila, Philippines
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64 reviews 64 reviews
18 hotel reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
“Room with a workout”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

This hotel is in the middle of the Coral Gables, great area for shopping and dining. But, the location isn't what made the week for me, or the comfortable beds Westin is famous for...it was my room that made it. I had an exercise bike, dumbbells and an exercise ball...and plenty of room to workout. It was fantastic. Apparently each room had some sort of unique feature or layout. You're probably wondering what room number I had? 305.

Room Tip: Room 305 had all the makings of a home gym
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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WestinC0ralGables, Guest Relations Manager at The Westin Colonnade Coral Gables, responded to this review, June 26, 2013
Good Afternoon jkk_10,


Thank you so much for your kind words. We're glad that you enjoyed room 305 and your entire stay here at the Westin Colonnade. We strive to ensure that we elevate all of our guests stay and are delighted that we could do that for you. If your trabels should ever bring you back to Miami we hope to see you again.


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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

Location was probably the best thing about this hotel. That and the comfy white couches by the pool.
The actual swimming pool was average as were the spacious rooms.
Room service was large and lovely. The breakfast was average for an American hotel although there was plenty to choose from.
I wouldn't rush back to this hotel, but it did the job and the price was very reasonable.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 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
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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WestinC0ralGables, Guest Relations Manager at The Westin Colonnade Coral Gables, responded to this review, July 2, 2013
Hello AjandMaria,

Thank you for your kind feedback. We here at the Westin Colonnade strive to achieve complete relaxation for our guests and are delighted that you enjoyed our roof top pool. If your travels should bring you back to Miami we would love to welcome you back to the Westin Colonnade.


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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Once grand, now tired. Needs a refresh desperately. Furniture is old and beat up. Rooms are large and clean and staff is great. On a main street with good food and coffee options. A $40 cab ride to South Beach. A decent option to stay in Coral Gables.

  • Stayed March 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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WestinC0ralGables, Manager at The Westin Colonnade Coral Gables, responded to this review, April 10, 2013
Dear Glob3trotterz,
We want to thank you for your great comments regarding our staff and their service. The Hotel is undergoing internal renovations of many of our guest rooms as well of our Westin Workout room; thus, we can assure you that you will see a big difference very soon. We are looking forward to welcoming you when your travels bring you back to the Westin Coral Gables.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Stayed at this hotel as this was where a wedding reception was being held. The check in was pleasant, and it was very busy, with a lot of guest arriving at the same time. The room was great and the furnishings were spot on. The room had an oversized bath and room service was prompt and quite good food. The recption for the wedding was just as pleasant. Location is downtown Coral Gables with in walking distance of everything in Coral gables.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
    • 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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WestinC0ralGables, Manager at The Westin Colonnade Coral Gables, responded to this review, April 9, 2013
Dear concher,
Thank You for your review. We sincerely appreciate your comments on the level of service you received from our staff. We hope to see you again very soon at the Westin Colonnade Hotel on your next visit.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

I stayed at the Westin Colonnade for just one night, but it was worth it. I was there for a wedding, and since I was part of the bridal party, we decided to rent a room for the night. I got there at 10am and spent most the day in the bridal suite. It was great! Very spacious, with fantastic views of the city. The wedding ceremony and reception were both at the hotel, and the location for each were spectacular. The staff are very friendly, and quick to respond with any help you may need. The complimentary water with cucumber and watermelon in the lobby was a plus. And I was able to add the valet charge to the room, which was convenient. The room I stayed in was huge. Regular king size bed, with a pool view. It was very spacious with two arm chairs, a big bathroom with separate sink area and big closet! The best part of the bathroom area is that it had a full length mirror!! You don't get that at most hotels, so I was very happy about it. I wasn't able to enjoy a lot of the hotel amenities, but in regards to the rooms, it was perfect.

Room Tip: The pool view rooms are spacious, and has great views. BUT it's a long walk down the hall. Would...
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 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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WestinC0ralGables, Manager at The Westin Colonnade Coral Gables, responded to this review, April 9, 2013
Dear Patsy C
Thank you for your kind review. I’m glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and you liked your spacious room. I’m happy to hear that the wedding was spectacular. We hope to see you again very soon at the Westin Colonnade Hotel on your next visit.
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30 hotel reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

Having stayed all over Miami the first positive of this hotel was its location, barely 15 minutes from the airport. Coral Gables is a very pleasant place to spend a few days: a place to escape from rather than rival the madness at SoBe.
When we arrived on a busy Friday night we were met at reception by Daniel Balzeca, who was an absolute delight: friendly but not overly intrusive, helpful and welcoming, he really made us feel welcome straight away. In general the standard of service was excellent with whoever was at front desk always happy to help and typically going above and beyond.
We had a split level suite on the fifth floor with a rickety spiral staircase separating the living area from the bedroom. The bed was comfortable, the bathroom was compact but well appointed and we had a reasonable view over Miracle Mile.
Overall we enjoyed our three night stay: the building is impressive but the hotel itself does not quite have the wow factor to justify five stars (although it is great value for money). On service alone however you will struggle to find anywhere better in Miami.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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WestinC0ralGables, Manager at The Westin Colonnade Coral Gables, responded to this review, April 8, 2013
Dear Calvadas,
I’m delighted to hear that you liked our Bi-Level Suite, and that the room was immaculate. I am glad that you got to experience what the City of Coral Gables has to offer, on our great location on Miracle Mile. We sincerely appreciate your comments on the level of service you received from our staff, which will be shared with our team. We hope to see you again very soon at the Westin Colonnade Hotel on your next visit.
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Lakeland, Florida, United States
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Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

The hotel has a dated look but it's part of its charm. The room was really nice with balcony for early morning coffee and just relaxing. the location is excellent, close to US 1 that makes all attractions accessible. The concierge was very approachable and front desk staff were really helpful, Parking is a royal pain though, the only option pretty much for convenience is valet parking at $26 per night. the rooftop pool needs a little TLC but the area and view plus a few mini gazebo made a huge difference, it's a good hotel for girls to get away, and plenty of restaurants with different cuisine to satisfy any discerning foodie

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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WestinC0ralGables, Manager at The Westin Colonnade Coral Gables, responded to this review, April 8, 2013
Dear Nilofer S,
We want to thank you for your great comments regarding the Hotel and the service from staff. Our Valet parking prices are $26 per night which is reasonable for our area, and still lower than other hotels. We are looking forward to welcoming you when your travels bring you back to the Westin Coral Gables.
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Address: 180 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134
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Location: United States > Florida > Coral Gables
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #5 of 11 hotels in Coral Gables
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Westin Colonnade Coral Gables 4*
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