This hotel is a converted condo building and most rooms are split into a suite and a small separate room. If you're traveling alone you are most likely to receive one of these and let me tell you that the size of the room is smaller than a Manhattan hotel room.
I have stayed at most luxury hotels in the miami/ft. lauderdale area and have never been in such a small room. There's no space to put your suitcase!
Besides the size, the room was very clean and the bath was comfortable. The room had a 40" LCD TV and complimentary wireless internet (the speed of the connection was very slow).
The bed was vey good but even on a monday night on the 12th floor you could clearly hear the loud bass & drums from the nightclub that is next to the hotel, something that may prevent some people from sleeping.
There is a single ice machine located on the 9th floor, something unheard of in any hotel that pretends to be a 4 star.
The restaurant is very small and pricey but has an excellent view of the bay.
The worst part of the hotel is the $23/day charged for valet parking, this was abusive.`
Overall the hotel was not bad, but there are plenty of better choices in Miami for the same value.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Tucked away in the verdant enclave of Coconut Grove, Sonesta Coconut Grove Miami reflects all the originality and spice of this trendy, artistic neighborhood on the coast of Biscayne Bay and adjacent to Coral Gables. From our luxurious bayfront retreat, you're in the center of it all just across the street from CocoWalk and steps from lively sidewalk cafes, stylish boutiques, modern art galleries, and sizzling nightlife and only minutes from Coral Gables business and entertainment district. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Sonesta Bayfront Miami
- Sonesta Miami
- Miami Sonesta
- Sonesta Coconut Grove