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DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1665 N. State Route A1A, Melbourne, FL 32903 (Formerly Melbourne Suites Beach Resort)   |  
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Ranked #5 of 21 hotels in Melbourne
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“What a Welcome to Fl”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013 via mobile

Right on beach. Big room with small kitchenette. Great deal for price. Lots of parking. Off from night life or shopping. No shops of any kind close. But great place to just relax and enjoy. Must request ocean view. Beautiful sunrise to wake up to.

  • Stayed February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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MargaretMaryKehoe, Guest Relations Manager at DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront, responded to this review, February 20, 2013
Dear Touringbee,

I'm so glad that you were able to relax and enjoy our beach and sunrises. We hope that you will choose to stay with us again the next time you need a getaway.

Sincerely,

Margaret Mary Kehoe
Guest Relations Manager
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
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  • Rooms
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Owatonna, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

A spacious beachfront suite. Clean and well-appointed. Staff was helpful and friendly. Welcomed us with warm cookies. The beach area was very nice. The balcony a little cramped. But for the price it met all of our needs and expectations, and we will certainly stay here again.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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MargaretMaryKehoe, Guest Relations Manager at DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront, responded to this review, February 20, 2013
Dear Askmey,

Thank you for your kind words about our staff. I'm glad that you enjoyed your cookies and our beach. We do have the best view. We look forward to hosting you again the next time your travels bring you to Melbourne.

Sincerely,

Margaret Mary Kehoe
Guest Relations Manager
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

An excellent experience from the front desk thru the cleaning rooms. Relation price/quality and services excellent. The rooms view to the ocean amazing, close to many restaurants, dowtown, diversions, airport and learning centers.
Great hotel...

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  • Stayed January 2013, 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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MargaretMaryKehoe, Guest Relations Manager at DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront, responded to this review, February 20, 2013
Dear Sulbaran,

Thank you so much for your review of our property and your kind words about the experience you had during your stay. I'm so glad that you were able to enjoy the wonderful view and the beach that we have along with the many local restaurants and our downtown area. We look forward to hosting you again the next time your travels bring you to Melbourne.

Sincerely,

Margaret Mary Kehoe
Guest Relations Manager
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Needville, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

We recently traveled to Melbourne, Florida on short notice and decided to stay on the beach instead of the other hotel offerings in the area. I went looking for discounts and found good rate at this property.

Our family enjoyed the stay. While it was in January, the pool and hot tub were open and we took advantage of them on the 80 degree days that week. The beach was right there also--just a bridge over the dunes and down to the beach for a walk. The pool is shaded as the afternoon moves along...which made it cool on those days but probably would be fine on a warmer summer day.

The room was fine. It is not a new property but the maintenance appeared to be in order and the furniture was in good shape. The bathroom set up was odd because it was in the middle of the suite with the bedroom ocean-side and living room on the other side. There is a door to the shower area and a pocket door for the bedroom...but I would have preferred being able to close the door to both of the other rooms for privacy.

The staff took good care of us when we needed service--extra towels, late check-out, etc.

We did order room service. I had a grouper entree which failed to live up to the billing. The fish seemed overcooked and almost "tough" compared to better-prepared grouper entrees I have had.

Overall, this is a very good choice for a hotel to stay on the beach at a reasonable price, enjoy the sound of the waves crashing against the shoreline, and relaxing. We will stay at this hotel in the future.

  • Stayed January 2013, 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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MargaretMaryKehoe, Guest Relations Manager at DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront, responded to this review, February 20, 2013
Dear RonCam2008,

Thank you for choosing to stay with us during your stay in Melbourne. I'm so glad that you and your family were able to enjoy the beach and our pool area. Thank you for your kind words about our staff. I will be sure to forward them to our Management staff. I'm sorry that the meal you ordered from Room Service was not as you expected. I will be sure to inform our Chef of your comments. We look forward to hosting you and your family again the next time your travels bring you to Melbourne.

Sincerely,

Margaret Mary Kehoe
Guest Relations Manager
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Shalimar, Florida
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

It is an old property, with room doors opening to the outside instead of a hallway. They do try to renovate at a decent interval, but the maintenance on the place just cannot keep up. The rooms are good size and there is a wonderful ocean view from each one, but the salt air and humidity corrodes/rusts everything metal and the bath room is really small. The rooms are a little musty and the HVAC is a little noisy. Very old design.

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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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MargaretMaryKehoe, Guest Relations Manager at DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront, responded to this review, February 21, 2013
Dear Harry W,

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our property. Thank you for your kind words about the oceanfront view from our rooms and their size. We also have a great view of the river and town from our outdoor hallways. You are correct that our maintenance department works very hard to combat the wear and tear that is a result of the oceanfront environment. I'm sorry that you did not feel they were able to keep up. I do hope that you will consider staying with us again the next time your travels bring you to Melbourne and you can see the many changes and upgrades that have taken place.

Sincerely,

Margaret Mary Kehoe
Guest Relations Manager
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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

The desk and housekeeping staff were excellent. The breakfast buffet was great. Pool is nice. Whirlpool could be a bit bigger. Great view and direct access to a beautiful beach. Very nice vacation destination.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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MargaretMaryKehoe, Guest Relations Manager at DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront, responded to this review, February 20, 2013
Dear Repeat_cust0mer,

Thank you for your kind words aobut our staff and our property. I'm so glad that you enjoyed the view along with the beach and our pool area during your stay. We look forward to your next visit.

Sincerely,

Margaret Mary Kehoe
Guest Relations Manager
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Chicago, Illinois
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73 reviews 73 reviews
57 hotel reviews
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

The rooms at the property are huge in comparision to other DoubleTree properties with a full living room and pull-out dining room table. The view on to the ocean is specatcular and un interupted. If you get a room high enough (only 9 stories) you could leave your balcony glass door open and listen to the waves crash against the ocean all night. The lobby has recently been remodeled and looks great. The pool area is well kept and pretty well traffic and has a bar which is perfect retreat from the pounding sun.

Fair warning...don't believe the tourism map in the lobby suggesting you're only 1 block from the Boardwalk - it's over a mile, take your car (plenty of parking) or have the hotel shuttle drop you off and pick you up.

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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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MargaretMaryKehoe, Guest Relations Manager at DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront, responded to this review, January 29, 2013
Dear Jig1600,

Thank you so much for your review of our property. It is great to be able to leave the door open and listen to the sound of the waves. We do have the best views on the beach. I'm so glad that you like the room layout. We are a bit of a walk to the 5th Avenue Boardwalk area of town, but it is a great walk, especially on the beach. We hope that you will stay with us again, the next time your travels bring you to Melbourne.

Sincerely,

Margaret Mary Kehoe
Guest Relations Manager
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Address: 1665 N. State Route A1A, Melbourne, FL 32903 (Formerly Melbourne Suites Beach Resort)
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Location: United States > Florida > Melbourne
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Melbourne
#3 Romantic Hotel in Melbourne
#4 Business Hotel in Melbourne
#5 Family Hotel in Melbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront boasts a resort-style setting overlooking white sand of the Atlantic Ocean. Our Melbourne Beach hotel is conveniently located near Cocoa Beach and Space Coast attractions, with nearby family attractions such as Disney World and other Orlando theme parks for day trips. Our all-suite Melbourne, FL hotel is only 10 minutes from Melbourne International Airport (MLB), or an hour east of Orlando International (MCO). The DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront features direct oceanfront suites, perfect for business or leisure visitors alike. Guests can enjoy magnificent views from private balconies, and a range of must-have amenities including luxurious beds and bath amenities, and access to our 24-Hour Fitness Center and Business Center. Whether you are traveling on business, planning a family vacation, or having a romantic weekend getaway, our friendly, professional staff looks forward to welcoming you to Florida's Space Coast with our special, warm chocolate chip cookie at check-in. We hope you choose the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront hotel! ... more   less 
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