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Fortune House Hotel
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   185 SE 14 Terrace, Miami, FL 33131 (Downtown)   |  
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Ranked #93 of 130 hotels in Miami
Tampa, Florida
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“Not bad, enjoyed it”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

I had my reservations about this place, but it was a positive experience. First, let's get a few things out of the way, we went on a short weekend cruise for the weekend, and stayed here a few days as a staycation with some friends. Whatever the check in time is, 2 or 3, they mean it, our room was not ready before 3, which was actually kind of annoying. We went to south beach, had lunch, did a little shopping, came back, and that room still wasn't ready. And $20 for valet - yes I get it, going rate in Miami, still super annoying.

Anyway, we finally get into the room, and it was nice. We had one smaller room, and one larger room, both with their own bathrooms, main room with TV, full kitchen, and little dinning table. The view was gorgeous, overlooking the water and the Four Seasons hotel next door. Location was nice, quick trip over to South Beach, not too many restaurants in the immediate area (that we wanted to eat at), but overall good experience. Really nice gym and pool area - the hotel is really a condo with residents, but I guess they rent out rooms as well. Front desk staff very helpful, I would stay here again, it was a good experience.

There was even a washer/dryer in the unit, and a restaurant downstairs, our rate included a free breakfast buffet.

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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 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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  • Rooms
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

We stayed in two 2 bedroom apartments both were different but really good, the location is great just walk up and round the corner across the road and the free rail is there that takes you around a lot of Miami.
There were 8 of us in ages from 23 to 80 and everyone enjoyed our stay there, if you don't want to stay on South Beach this is a great option would stay again, breakfast we only had 2 mornings but it was fine.

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Tortola
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

The Hotel itself is in a great location its just a massive shame the staff seem to have a probem with even talking to somebody in a manner in which they deserve. Even to ask the smallest of questions they would get very defensive and in general make you feel like you should leave them alone because you are annoying them. Also after walking outside to get a taxi but realising i had left my key on the counter walked back in to find them talking about me and laughing at me me. Very unprofessional and would actually deter me from returning even though the rooms themselves where very nice.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

Facilities and location ware very good. The hotel is very comfortable. We lived in 2 bedrooms suite. It was very comfortable. But breakfast is too poor. We preferred to have our breakfast at our room. Breakfast, I mean quality and quantity of food and coffee. Not included breakfast is much better. The kitchen equipment was great incl. microwave, coffee machine and etc. But swimming pool area is very strange. The swimming pool is in the open roof area. It was raining that day, when the funderstorm began we tried to get into the, but we couldn't open it. It was locked. Thank God there was a man in the Gym, he saw us and open the door.

Room Tip: Two-Bedroom Suite with Bay View was vey comfortable.
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  • Stayed September 2012, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

Really comfortable, clean and modern. Highly recommendable. We had an extra fifth person staying and they didn't charge extra. Breakfast is pretty good although they kept running out of plates and so we had to wait a while. Reception staff were very friendly.

Room Tip: Bay-view was wonderful.
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

We booked for two nights at Fortune House having read some reviews that left us a little concerned about the way we would be treated by staff......

Not sure if they have changed the staff or worked with them to improve the customer relations because we had the nicest people dealing with us from the valet, concierge to the desk clerks. They were attentive, helpful and really made us welcome.

We booked a one bedroom apartment and were lucky to be upgraded to a 2 bedroom on 18th floor with views of the city and bay. The rooms are amazing, comfortable and well under priced at $117 USD (however, be aware of the hidden cost for the health club etc which are compulsory add-ons that increase the cost by approx $20 daily). We had just come from an earlier awful lodging in Orlando so this was a place to recover and relax in space and comfort. The bedding was great and so nice to have a full kitchen.

Breakfast is included and this consisted of fruit, juice, coffee, cereals, toast and eggs - more than adequate and again served by extremely friendly staff.

The pool and fitness area are excellent and given that you are paying for them - enjoy.

Room Tip: Be nice and you may get an upgrade - we always treat people how we expect to be treated and perhaps...
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  • Stayed September 2012, 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

We pulled up in a taxi to a beautiful building in a great location. We entered a beautiful lobby and were greeted by friendly staff.
When we entered our two bedroom 'suite' on the twenty-first floor the two positive things were plenty of space and a pleasant view from the balcony. Also, although we used neither the gym and pool they looked very good.
The turn-offs were many......cigarette burn marks on the kitchen counter, rust marks on the fridge, a very old stove, ratty old end-tables in the master bedroom, after asking five times for chairs for the balcony we got old small, wooden folding chairs which we never used, one toilet didn't flush properly, old tv's, drain plugs not compatible with the sinks. There could be some info on tours and things to do locally. Upon reading other reviews it seems there was a breakfast included in the price which we didn't know about. This should be checked upon making reservations.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 185 SE 14 Terrace, Miami, FL 33131
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Location: United States > Florida > Miami > Downtown
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #93 of 130 hotels in Miami
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Fortune House Hotel 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Fortune House Hotel is located on Brickell Ave in downtown Miami at the center of the financial district and offers fully furnished apartments to our guests available on a daily, weekly and monthly basis. Designed as an executive retreat as well as a family-friendly property, Fortune House Hotel provides its residents all the comforts of a home-away-from-home. Each apartment has a full-size kitchen, living area, bathroom, bedroom, walk-in closet, balcony, and washer and dryer in the unit, thus making it extremely comfortable for short or long term guests. ... more   less 
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