This Marriott location was ideal for getting around in Miami (downtown, South Beach, etc.). Their lobby was beautiful but their rooms were just average. We were originally assigned a room with a slanted wall that made the room look half the size. They kindly accommodated our request for a full size room with a view. The rooms do not have a refridgerator or microwave, which is bummer -- especially if you're a person who like to wrap your left-overs and enjoy them the next day.
The pool area was not the best. It's situated between the hotel and a high-rise condo development, which also has a pool a few feet away. You can actually see clothes hanging out to dry from their balconies. It was not a pleasant sight.
Our accommodations included complimentary breakfast held in the "Catch" restaurant. The food was great, but can be a little pricey if you are paying daily. We opt to do the buffet, since you pretty much can get whatever you want.
The concierge attendants were very pleasant and very helpful. The response to service calls were pretty slow. Also, room service didn't clean our tub one day of our stay.
I'm sure by now you can see why I had mixed reviews about this hotel. There were as many pros as they were cons. There's definitely room for improvement.
Request a full size room. Not one with the slanted walls.
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July 23, 2013
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We want to sincerely thank you for your thorough and detailed feedback. As a senior contriburot I know you provide frequent feedback to the TA site and it is clear through your input that you provide this information fairly and objectively. I will be sharing this feedback with the appropriate department leaders.
As it relates to our pool we are presently working hard to re-define this area. As a downtown hotel, our pool area needs to have its own "personality" of sorts and our focus is to provide you with an experience that would grab your attention from the balconies of our neighboring buildings!
I will also be speaking with our restaurant leadership to make them aware of your pricing concerns. We constantly sample the market to ensure that we remain competitive while providing superior product. Catch is currently gearing up for Miami Spice which will also provide affordable samplings of our culinary staff's genius.
Again we appreciate all that you shared with us and we look forward to hosting you again in the future!
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