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“Good hotel - close to Dolphin Mall and restaurants” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Courtyard by Marriott Miami at Dolphin Mall

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Courtyard by Marriott Miami at Dolphin Mall
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   11275 Northwest 12th Street, Miami, FL 33172   |  
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Ranked #37 of 129 Hotels in Miami
Hamburg,Germany
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38 hotel reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Good hotel - close to Dolphin Mall and restaurants”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Good average hotel at the Dolphin Mall. Ideal for a shopping spree to Miami.
Rooms good and clean. Breakfast very good and possibility to buy drinks and small snacks.

At the Mall there are various restaurants for dining out.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Visited on shopping trip with friends. Hotel conveniently located next to main shopping mall. Decent spacious rooms with coffee maker. The gym small and under equipped however. The pool is decent. Overall would recommend for business or shopping trip.

Stayed April 2014, traveled with friends
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Leslie W, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Miami at Dolphin Mall, responded to this review, April 30, 2014
Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are glad the room space and our location were very convenient for your shopping trip! I apologize that the fitness center was not to your satisfaction but very happy to let you know that next year, with our lobby renovation, the fitness center will also be replaced with new equipment, giving you, our valued guests, a new and improved experience. Thank you again for your time and for being a valued guest; we appreciate you!
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Bridgetown, Barbados
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8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

The hotel is great for shopping at Dolphin Mall as it is located steps away. However it could use some updating. It smelt moldy and smoky. In comparison to the Courtyard by Aventura Mall and the one near to the airport at LeJeune Road it is not as nice

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled solo
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Leslie W, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Miami at Dolphin Mall, responded to this review, April 29, 2014
Dear Bajangirl41,
Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback on our hotel. I am glad the location was convenient for you! I understand that you feel that our hotel might look different than some other Courtyards, but I am very excited to let you know that by the Summer of 2015 we will be converting to the new Courtyard Lobby and Bistro, giving you and all of our guests a whole new and improved experience. We aim to give our guests the best service and a home away from home, and I hope we are able to serve you again in a near future. Once again thank you for your time, for your review and for being a valued guest. We appreciate you!
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

The hotel is very close to the mall entrance, few minutes walk. The room was clean, spacious and comfortable. The furniture is in good shape. They provided us with pack and play for our baby to sleep in. The breakfast is not included, costs 14 bucks. Special touch that we liked is the beautiful reef aquarium in the lobby.

Stayed April 2014
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Tampa, Florida
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15 hotel reviews
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200 helpful votes 200 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

This Courtyard is located in the parking lot of the Dolphin Mall. Very short walk to shopping and dozens of restaurants. The location is a standard Marriott and is a very short drive to the airport depending on traffic. I was there for three nights and the hotel was pretty full. My room at no closet, no mini fridge, and absolutely no view. The bed was comfortable and internet service reliable. As a Marriott "frequent flyer" I was hoping for an upgrade, but no such luck. I am treated much better by Hilton properties even though I have less stays with them. The staff was very good and I think this is a good place to spend the night.

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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Leslie W, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Miami at Dolphin Mall, responded to this review, April 7, 2014
Dear Jderb,
Thank you so much for taking the time to review our hotel. I truly apologize we didn't have an upgrade available! We only have 5 Suites in the hotel and in a busy week sometimes they get full since the beggining, I hope the next time you join us we are able to accomodate the upgrade request.
I do have exciting news to share, by the end of the year our hotel will have mini-fridges in every room and that should add to your convenience! I am really glad the staff was very nice during your stay as we strive to give you, our valued guest, a home away from home.
We look forward to having you back with us in a near future. Thanks again for your business and for taking the time to share your feedback; we greatly appreciate it!
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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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40 reviews 40 reviews
12 hotel reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We stayed here one night on a layover and this is a nice hotel. Well maintained and nice rooms at a good price. It's great that Dolphin Mall is so close. Gives you a lot to do. Staff are very nice and helpful.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 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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Calella, Spain
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16 hotel reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Perfect for the business traveler. Just enough services on premises, extremely clean and with a staff that help you while making you feel you are at home. Definitely the work of the GM, whom I believe is the main reason why this property does so well in terms of service. I saw couples and families as well. I guess the reason is that shopping is about two steps from the property. Ideal, really. If and when in that area of Miami, I would go back there for sure.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled on business
    • 4 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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Additional Information about Courtyard by Marriott Miami at Dolphin Mall

Address: 11275 Northwest 12th Street, Miami, FL 33172
Location: United States > Florida > Miami
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#16 Romantic Hotel in Miami
#25 Family Hotel in Miami
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard by Marriott Miami at Dolphin Mall 3*
Number of rooms: 1
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Courtyard Miami at Dolphin Mall hotel is West Miami's newest hotel in the Doral area, just steps from shopping, dining and more. Bass Pro Shops, CineBistro, Dave & Buster's, TGI Fridays, the campuses of Florida International University and the renowned Doral Golf Resort and Spa are all located nearby. Our elegant new design provides a welcoming lobby with wireless high-speed Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and sparkling swimming pool. ... more   less 
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