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“Excellent stay” 5 of 5 stars
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The Carlyle
1250 Ocean Drive, Miami, FL 33130   |  
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Ranked #8 of 35 Specialty lodging in Miami
London
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Excellent stay”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2011

Me and my wife have visited Miami before and wanted to return because we liked it so much. We arrived with my brother in law and we immediately liked the condo to a point it was spacious and all household items were available e.g. washing machine and tumble dryer, top of the ranger cooker, fridge, freezer etc.

We stayed right in the front of the hotel (3A) and could see the beach and ocean.

The only downside was unless you are a light sleeper, you will get awaken by the public walking below or customers eating/drinking at the restaurant. I had ear plugs so that was not a problem and my wife slept like a log.

Paul was excellent in arranging the condo for us from beginning to end and it was a shame we never got the chance to meet him.

We have already recommended this to my family and friends! We will return one day as well!

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    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
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2011

Ok so the other two reviews were reviews about the restaurant at this hotel!!! If you google The Carlyle South Beach, the pictures you see is what you get. The condos are privately owned so they are fully stocked and has a homely feel to the place. Check in and out was smooth. There is a security lock on the door that will only allow people that are staying there in with an electronic key. There is always a concierge on duty. If you are going to South Beach to do what most people do (drink) then the concierge will hold your room key at the desk so you will not loose it. If you loose a key there is a $200 charge.

  • Stayed May 2011, 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
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2011

BE WARNED!!!

This restaurant (like all on O Drive) tout on the street and offer a "20% discount" until the check arrives and then oops they forgot the discount once challenged they only give 20% on food and not drink it resulted in us and the table next to us in a 40 min argument with the manager.l...... plus the food is.... crap - stay away!!!!

  • Stayed January 2011, traveled on business
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2010 via mobile

I ordered penne pasta with chicken and the pasta was as stuff as rubber. My friend ordered beef sandwich which was equivalent to eating horse

  • Stayed January 2011
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about The Carlyle

Address: 1250 Ocean Drive, Miami, FL 33130
Location: United States > Florida > Miami
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 35 Specialty lodging in Miami
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the heart of South Beach, on Ocean Drive, the Carlyle Hotel enjoys unobstructed access to the Atlantic Ocean in all of its beauty.Relax in residential comfort in well equipped one and two bedroom lodging accommodations, which are twice the size of a standard hotel room, featuring terrazzo slab, luxurious bathrooms and all the modern amenities you would expect of a first class hotel room.Professional concierge services are provided to guests and residents of the Carlyle 24 hours a day ensuring that your visit to Miami is seamless from arrival to departure.We look forward to welcoming you. Please call us for rates and availability for your next trip to South Beach. ... more   less 
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