Rather than give a review I will simply put what we asked and what was given.
1) We asked for an early check-in and they said no.
2) We asked for a late check out and they said no.
3) We asked if we could get refunded the money we paid (55$ USD) for a beach chair from the company that is supposed to provide us complimentary beach chairs as advertised at the hotel but they charged us anyways, and they said no. But they did say that the next day our chairs were free (the day we were leaving!)
4) We asked if there was anyway to get a room to clean up in the day we left so that we could use the free beach chairs (otherwise known as a courtesy suite by hotels).....and they said.....wait for it.....no!
5) We did get to have one of their complimentary drinks and enjoyed watching their wait staff fight it out in the restaurant!
After we left, the taxi cab driver who picked us up told us how South Beach is now a huge tourist trap and that they are losing money because they are not getting as many fares to the area. He blamed it on how the hotels and restaurants don't care anymore about good service because they will always have some other sucker who will come visit and fill their restaurant and hotel. I couldn't agree more.
Why 2 stars and not 1? I guess the beds were kind of nice.
- Also Known As:
- Pelican Hotel Miami Beach
- Pelican Miami Beach
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- A toy-hotel decorated with taste and no compromises, playing around different styles, recycled furniture and objects in an exquisite design and contemporary flair. At the Pelican, you see dining rooms from the 40's, refrigerator's from the 30's, sideboards stolen from a whorehouse, schools and churches for a paramount visual result, emphasizing the trends of the underground culture, movies (John Waters, Pedro Almodovar) and Disney cartoons. ... more less
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