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“Best place to land near the MIA airport” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Homewood Suites Miami-Airport / Blue Lagoon

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Homewood Suites Miami-Airport / Blue Lagoon
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   5500 Blue Lagoon Dr, Miami, FL 33126   |  
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Ranked #28 of 130 hotels in Miami
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48 reviews 48 reviews
24 hotel reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
“Best place to land near the MIA airport”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

If you have to choose a Homewood Suites in Miami, pick this one. The rooms are spacious, with the shared bathroom right in between the bedroom and the living room with doors in between, so if you are using the living room for guests, sharing the bathroom is not uncomfortable for neither one of the guests.

The only problem I've found and holds me from giving it a full five-star rating is that the Internet signal was very poor in our room (513). A/C was a little noisy but a maintenance person came and fixed it, but still was noisier than average.

Breakfast is what you come to expect from Homewood Suites: eggs, waffles, fruit, oatmeal, the whole thing.

Unless you benefit from the shopping shuttles at the HS-West, don't go there and stay in this one. See my review on the Homewood Suites Airport West and you'll see why I recommend you to stay here instead of there, although this one is quite expensive ($200+).

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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
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  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Frisco, Texas
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19 hotel reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

I stayed with my husband and 2-year old son while visiting family in Miami. Our 1 BR suite was very spacious. The room was clean except for hair left in the hair dryer. As is to be expected, we could hear the airplanes above. But otherwise our room was quiet. The hotel is in an area with corporate offices and felt very safe. Breakfast was typical of free breakfast and wasn't as good as another Homewood we stayed at. Our room had a nice view of the lagoon. We appreciated the free parking as several other hotels in the area charge for parking. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

We flew in a day early for a Carnival Cruise and stayed here because they had free transportation from the airport. Turned out our flight was late and they didn't have their shuttle running any longer so we had to pay $20 for the cab ride over. It was disappointing that the hotel didn't even offer to reimburse us or cover the cab fee. I've been to other Homewood hotels, and they did this as a courtesy.

Cab ride to the Port was only $25 for all 4 of us so that's the way to go. No need to get a shuttle which is $10 per person.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

Everything was great great room beautiful view Front desk staff really nice, good parking great breakfast, easy access to the hotel enjoyed the view sitting out on the patio feeding those huge fish,enjoying the sun and being such a great area to shop and dine out at different resturants my favorite thing to do

  • Stayed November 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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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Booked on Hot wire. The only issue was Hot Wire. They didn't list that this was a studio suite property. One bed instead of two, however the desk clerk handled the issue very well and rented me a two bed suite for the same price. Safe, clean, great value, good location, free parking, nice property in every way. No mint on the pillow but is was well appointed, quiet and very easily a five star.

Room Tip: The room was $8 less than the book direct rate. One of the comments said the bfast and dinner was g...
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

I've stayed at this property three times, once when it was first open and twice since. Homewood is one of my favorite brands. The hotel accomodations provide ample room to stretch out. The nightly dinner gives you an chance to rest & eat in. My friends opted to eat out & the front desk recommended Flannagans which they loved. There is a grocery store within walking distance which is helpful ($2 for a can of soda??). The convenient location near the airport made for a quick departure via their shuttle. I'll be back for a return visit.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Cape Coral, Florida, United States
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8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

We booked this hotel due to an early flight out of Miami. The size of the suite was perfect! The bed was very comfortable and the hotel was clean. We especially enjoyed the free parking and free shuttle to and from the airport. Very convenient for travelers to Miami International Airport. The staff recommended a local restaurant for dinner, and we were very pleased. The name of that restaurant was Flanigan's. It was close to the hotel and it was very good. Our stay was very peaceful and relaxing, a perfect way to begin a vacation!!

Room Tip: The room they gave to us was perfect.
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Homewood Suites Miami-Airport / Blue Lagoon

Address: 5500 Blue Lagoon Dr, Miami, FL 33126
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Location: United States > Florida > Miami
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#20 Family Hotel in Miami
#27 Romantic Hotel in Miami
#31 Business Hotel in Miami
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Homewood Suites Miami-Airport / Blue Lagoon 3*
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Also Known As:
Homewood Suites Miami-Airport / Blue Lagoon Hotel Miami
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