South Beach hotels for decent prices are almost always hit or miss, and this is a combo of both.
Location is great. The room was bright, clean, large, though a mirrored wall was a little much. Bathroom also very clean and a nice size, so no complaints there. A/C was an under-the-window unit like lots of Ocean Drive older hotels have. Front desk staff quite friendly!
The hallways are the WORST I have ever seen (and I have seen some pretty bad ones in my younger days when I could only afford real dive places). Dark in color, bad paint job, ugly ugly carpet, grossly inadequate light, even ugly doors and door signs. About $150 worth of paint and lighting per floor would make a HUGE difference here.
The bed was two singles shoved together, and not very comfortable--lumpy mattress.
They wanted a resort fee for the internet and a breakfast, but since we were leaving quite early we opted out. At least it was optional--lots of times SoBe hotels are on the rip-off bandwagon of making these undisclosed fees mandatory.
So, all in all, not bad, but certainly not luxury.
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