The Epic Hotel in downtown Miami is a five star experience at three star prices. The rooms and views are THE BEST in town. The prices are actually cheaper than the Hilton which boasts room comparable to a Holiday Inn. But not The Epic Hotel, their rooms are first class all the way. The breakfast buffet is incredible, my favorite is the waffle bar, and the gym/spa is pretty nice too.
I have stayed at this hotel over 50 times. My only gripe used to be that of the valet service, but they recently replaced the valet company and now they flow seamlessly compared to what it was before. Big ups to the new valet company because they have the toughest job at this hotel and they do a great job with what little they are given.