So, ESH=extended stay hotel. Now, first off this is Miami, aka real estate bubble central. That means that the city as it currently stands is riddled with terrible development that got done, development that failed (ie. dirt lots) and development that should not have gotten done. This hotel is squarely in the last category. It's surrounded by nothing. Getting here is a "journey" as half the road which would make it darn convenient is shut down for a new rail line...and given MIA, that may never get done. So it's a closed road that sadly shouldn't be. Then it's surrounded by auto shops and frankly nothing else. No restaurants around here. no bars. the parking lot is (thankfully, for my car) gated. if you walk around you're in bad shape. and honestly, drivers (from my rental car agency) doubted that a hotel would be here. The driver honestly was shocked that a hotel is here. BUT, it's a cute little place. very nice rooms. DIRT CHEAP FOR THE AFOREMENTIONED REASONS (and probably will end up in foreclosure for that matter if it isn't already). But you really get a good value. My room was $99. this is MIAMI. if you're paying more than that for this, you should reconsider. Nice service. You will have to bring your own food. Hence the kitchen and fridge etc. delivery won't find this unless you like pizza daily. NO booze (unless you go to a local seedy liquor store). But they try. Again, you stay here for the value or if you one of the 99% of travelers that are here bc their flight got cancelled, they're a flight attendant/pilot, on a cruise stop over, or a clueless european that didn't know any better (sorry! but it's true). All in all it was a good idea...then the real estate bubble burst!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located just outside of Miami International Airport on picturesque Lake Palmer, we offer all of the amenities you need to thrive on long stays. ... more less
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