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“Cute little place” 5 of 5 stars
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Impala Hotel
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1228 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139   |  
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Ranked #13 of 207 Hotels in Miami Beach
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42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Cute little place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

A very nice little (17 rooms) boutique hotel that reminds us of a place we stayed at in Paris. Every employee we met was extremely nice and helpful. Rooms were spacious and the rain shower in the bathroom was a huge bonus to wash away the daunting humidity. We stayed in room 200 and it was pretty quiet. If you have a car just valet it...save the hassle it is only a few dollars more than to park it yourself. This hotel is in walking distance to many eateries and shops and it is 5 min easy walk to a great beach.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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2 Thank Newsbyscott
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Christelle T, General Manager at Impala Hotel, responded to this review, August 18, 2014
The entire team joins me to thank you for your kind words! We are delighted to know you enjoyed your room and that you associated it with a pleasant memory from Paris! We are indeed located in the heart of South Beach and everything is very easily accessed! Thank you for sharing your experience and please come again soon to visit us!
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Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

All in the title! thank you Romain Cristelle and Alice, for your kindness and avialibility, we appreciated our stay and the quality of service.
Very clean hotel and next to everything in Miami beach. I was for a week with my son and we really enjoy it and would definitely be back next year.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank SuzySu2014
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Christelle T, General Manager at Impala Hotel, responded to this review, August 18, 2014
You are very welcome!!! Thank you for staying with us, it was a pleasure meeting you and your son and I hope you two are having at your next destination!! Thank you for posting this great review it means a lot to us and we are very grateful!
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San Diego, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I stayed Hotel Impala for two days. I had good experience. This cute boutique hotel is really nice. All of the amenities are very cute and room and hotel are super clean. Hotel stuff is nice. It is only few minute by waling to get beach. The Italian restautrant in the hotel is also good. Definitely I'm gonna stay this hotel again when I go to miami beach next time.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank takeyuki k
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Christelle T, General Manager at Impala Hotel, responded to this review, August 18, 2014
Please do stay again with us the next time you are in town! It will be our pleasure to welcome you and will do everything we can to ensure your next stay is even better than the first one! Thank you so much for sharing your positive experience!
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Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We had a great stay at this boutique hotel. Close to everything. The beach is one block away; Starbucks is around the corner. Espresso in the room. Very clean and well appointed rooms. All staff were friendly and accommodating. Serita was especially helpful and the stay could not have been better.

  • Stayed August 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank lailafromwpg
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Christelle T, General Manager at Impala Hotel, responded to this review, August 18, 2014
The entire staff and myself thank you for your very kind words. We feel blessed to have amazing guests such as yourself who help make the Impala the "home" it is today! Thank you so much for sharing, we hope to see you again soon!
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

Loved our stay at the Hotel Impala! Perfect location in the heart of it all, yet feels secluded at the same time, near all the shops and restaurants and a block away from Ocean Drive. The hotel itself is great with a mediterranean feel and the staff super friendly and accommodating. Highly recommended!

  • Stayed July 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank DKatM
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Christelle T, General Manager at Impala Hotel, responded to this review, August 18, 2014
Reading these reviews is such a pleasure we cannot get enough! Thank you so much for sharing your positive experience, please come back soon at the Impala!
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Bonita Springs, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This hotel is great. Beautiful rooms and friendly staff. It is walking distance to Lincoln Ave. mall and to the beach and to nightclubs. My husband and I spent the weekend here and would stay again. Parking is not easy in this area and it is worth using the valet.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank OshkoshFancy
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Christelle T, General Manager at Impala Hotel, responded to this review, August 18, 2014
We are delighted to know that you will stay again with us! We must have done something right and we are honored by your review! Parking can be a little tricky indeed because of the constructions but we are hopeful it will get back to normal very soon!
We hope to see you again soon!
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

The hotel only has 17 rooms and isn't anything ridiculously fancy but everything it does it does perfectly. The staff at the front desk are all very helpful, the whole building and front courtyard/ garden is beautifully decorated and has an italian townhouse/ Versace-esque feel, the beds are comfy and bedroom is clean and the bathroom is pretty and everything is in order, is clean and works. The hotel is 3 minutes' walk to the beach and on the road that is close to both daytime bars/ restaurant (ocean drive) and nightlife (Washington avenue).

One thing I would recommend is not getting the breakfast at the hotel if you have time to laze around and eat breakfast outside...the hotel breakfast was healthy and very filling but all restaurants on ocean drive do a mega breakfast for cheaper

  • Stayed August 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Ysm7
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Christelle T, General Manager at Impala Hotel, responded to this review, August 18, 2014
Wow! Thank you so much for your kind words! We are very proud to read that you had a perfect stay! I am sorry to know you did not find the breakfast here worth it, we try to focus on quality French products and offer an excellent continental breakfast but do not offer any hot dishes indeed. Should you prefer a more Full American breakfast, we will be delighted to recommend some nice places a few steps from the hotel! Thank you again for sharing this great review!
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Address: 1228 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139
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Location: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#7 Romantic Hotel in Miami Beach
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach
#17 Business Hotel in Miami Beach
#25 Family Hotel in Miami Beach
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Impala Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 17
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
"Italian Elegance in the middle of South Beach." Meditteranean gem hidden in the middle of South Beach, the Impala Hotel is the ideal base for your romantic getaway in Florida. Hidden from the intense activity of the surroundings, this soothing calm location will warmly welcome you in one of its 17 rooms. You will enter the property by walking underneath an archway, and then through a landscaped walkway and courtyard, passing by a fountain. Built by Gianni Versace's architect, the Impala Hotel features numerous elements originally intended for the Versace Mansion, including an Italian-made floor mosaic in the lobby. Comfortable rooms feature wrought iron fixtures, wood furniture, and luxury bathrooms with coral rock. You will enjoy a fine dining at the Spiga Restaurant, an Award-Winning authentic Italian establishment. ... more   less 
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