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Country Inn & Suites Miami (Kendall)
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   11750 Mills Drive, Miami, FL 33183   |  
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Ranked #57 of 131 hotels in Miami
Palm Bay, Florida
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“Excellent experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

We stayed in the hotel from April 5 to 7,2013. It was my daughter's birthday and I wanted something nice, secure and in a good area.The room was nice, spacious and well kept.We had a fridge, microwave, a safe and a LG TV. The breakfast was excellent, it had everything one would like for a good meal in the morning and it was served in real plates and utensils (not the disposable ones). Finally, the staff was attentive to every detail and request.
We definitely stay there again.
PS. I notice that the general manager read and comment each and every entry in tripadvisor. That is the best way to keep informed about the guests experience and make improvements as necessary.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 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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Louis2011, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites Miami (Kendall), responded to this review, April 10, 2013
Thank you for letting us be part of your birthday celebration. We have the best location in Kendall and we are a three star hotel with a five star attitude. Hope to see you again whenever you are in this area. Best Regards.
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
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  • Value
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

Overall, it was a nice property. The outside was beautiful and there were many nice stores and restaurants within walking distance.
We had what appeared to be a smaller than normal room that was a little cramped.
The staff was great and helpful.
One thing that bugged us were the tiny little bugs around the bathroom sink.
Good breakfast but not enough seating.
A minor thing, but one of the chain's trademarks is fresh baked cooking. They served boxed cookies.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Louis2011, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites Miami (Kendall), responded to this review, April 10, 2013
Thank you for your comments. We are working right now on some Hotel issues, next time you visit us you will see them. Again thank you for staying with us and let us know how was your stay.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

We did have a problem with our room, but when we told the front desk, they fixed it IMMEDIATELY. Made our stay wonderful. They gave us a different room right away. A bigger better room. Our view was great overlooking the water. They have a wonderful patio out back. Nice quiet rooms. comfy beds! Definitely recommend this hotel.

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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 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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Louis2011, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites Miami (Kendall), responded to this review, April 5, 2013
I am glad we were able to help you. Some of our rooms are Lakeside and this is a very nice area for eating and shopping. Now we have an upscale seafood restaurant the you have to try it next time you are coming to this area. Have a great spring season.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

Hotel was very nice and clean. We stayed for 5 days/4 nights and enjoyed our stay. Room was nicely sized, had a nice view to the water from Town and Country. Our room was taken care of daily and the lady was very friendly. Front desk could use a smile and bit more friendliness to the guests walking in. We wanted to swim, but the pool was a bit dirty, I wouldn't have minded cleaning it, but the tool to clean the pool was not there. Instead, we laid out and got some sun. Breakfast was good. Lots of shopping in the area, hotel is in a shopping center. Visit Casavana if you want a place to eat. They deliver or are a short walk away. Overall, we will stay again.

  • Stayed March 2013, 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Louis2011, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites Miami (Kendall), responded to this review, April 5, 2013
We are sorry that the pool was a bit dirty, some windy days and we are next to the lake with lots of trees. Thank you for staying with us and we are keeping an eye on the pool now during windy days. Hope to see you again whenever you are in this area.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

I stayed 5 nights bed was very good .
hotel is clean and nice.
far from beaches.breakfast very good.
bed very good and good pillows.
near dadeland mall good mall in kendall.
easy to go to dolphin mall.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Louis2011, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites Miami (Kendall), responded to this review, April 5, 2013
We are glad you enjoy our Hotel and location, we are the best location in Kendall.
Thanks again and hoping to see you in the future.
Best Regards,
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

It was very clean in the rooms but definitely a bit dated. Old curtains and bedspreads, antique-ish fixtures and oldschool magnavox tv make the hotel feel older than what it probably is.

Pool area was ok, but the pool was just a tad dirty - give them the benefit of a doubt and say that maybe we came out prior to it being cleaned.

Complimentary breakfast - cereal, waffles, muffins, fruit, oatmeal eggs and meat of the day (bacon, sausage etc) was good and being able to eat outside while taking in the view of the water and fountain was worth it. 5 min walk across the water ove a footbridge will get you to the shopping plaza which carries pretty much anything you may need for your trip. excellent location for it.

Hotel staff were all very personable and extremely nice.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Louis2011, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites Miami (Kendall), responded to this review, March 21, 2013
Thank you for comments regarding our Excellent Breakfast Buffet and the location.
We are working right now on some updates, please visit us again and you will see the difference.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013 via mobile

We visited this hotel for daughter's spring break from FIU & it was such a good experience that we plan to return. The hotel is clean and pleasant but really not special in any way-- but it has a wonderful location. Within walking distance you have a grocery, many eateries, shopping, even a post office. Everything there within a few steps. Even a little walk-up Cuban coffee window close by! The hotel is value-priced. Our suite was a bit small but very comfortable. Breakfast was fine but could use more seating. The staff was very nice. All in all, a good stay.

  • Stayed March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Louis2011, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites Miami (Kendall), responded to this review, March 13, 2013
We are glad you enjoy your stay. Our excellent location make us the best located Hotel in Kendall. The FIU is just 10 minutes from here. Thank you for staying with us. See you next time your travels bring you to Miami.
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Address: 11750 Mills Drive, Miami, FL 33183
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Location: United States > Florida > Miami
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#11 Best Value Hotel in Miami
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Country Inn & Suites Miami (Kendall) 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Excellent Location, 1/2 from the Turnpike, Shula's Express Way 5 minutes and 7 from the Palmetto Express Way. We are located on an upscale Mall, Town & Country. Great Dining within walking distance of famous restaurants like Cadillac Ranch, CJ Burgues and Portofino, glamour shopping stores Nordstrom Rack, Loehmann's and more. Enjoy our lake side and go walking distance to the nice and fun Blu Martini Lounge. ... more   less 
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