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Prime Hotel
4.0 of 5 Boutique Hotel   |   100 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (South Pointe)   |  
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Ranked #136 of 205 Hotels in Miami Beach
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“great location and service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I stayed at the prime hotel may 16-20, 2014. The lcoation was great,. The Prime has 3 resturants . I ate at the Prime Sea food. The waiter Stanely was awsom if they can multiply him service would be great at all resturants. I also would like to say the housekeeper name Kay was so kind, helpful, and plesant. I work for a large chain hotel and if she ever wanted to relocate to my state i would surely recommend her. so the Prime Hotel need to know that they have a diamond in the ruff.:) . I would also like to add I left a pair of Diamond earrings in the pillow case and didnt realize until i got home on the 21st. I contact the hotel and spoke with chlear from the front desk . I was scare that they wouldnt find them she advised me that she would contact me back by 5pm . i recieved a call from her about 4;30 that she has them. i gave her my job address to ship them to. this morning may 22,2014 I recieved my earring by fedex about 9:45am . Im so so happy thanks you. Prime stafff for a wonderful experience and happy a happy ending..room 10. Mr. W. Blackwell,& Tayshia, Thornton

Warm Regards,
Tayshia Thornton

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cannes, France
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201 reviews
55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

A nice place to stay for a night or two or if you are dining downstairs but a little chaotic to be honest. Our room also unfortunately overlooked a full-on construction site which was fine for us as we were only staying one night but I imagine it could get noisy. The receptionist was great and the room was cute and keenly priced. It is a shame that there was nowhere to get a coffee in the morning but at least there is a Starbucks opposite. It was also a bit odd coming down in the morning to a deserted and pretty much uncleaned restaurant.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Stayed at the Prime Hotel while in town for a conference. There is really no lobby, but a desk area in the restaurant of the hotel. The elevator to access hotel rooms is located in the kitchen/bar area....weird, especially since this place is very crowded for dinner. The room was ok, could have been cleaner...........candy on the floor, spots on the comforter. Also, it doesn't help that my view is of a construction site. It was weird to look out and make eye contact with workers. I wish I'd stayed across the street at the Hilton Bentley Hotel.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled on business
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Seattle, Washington
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22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Stayed at the Prime Hotel from February 05 through 07 while waiting to board for the Cayamo music festival cruise. We had room 8 on the 3rd floor (upgraded when there was a problem with room 4 on the 2nd floor). The hotel is strategically located at the South end of the stretch of (loud) bars and restaurants on Ocean Drive, and although there is currently construction on two sides of the property it is actually quite quiet at night. Manager Shannon and night desk manager Luis were very kind, and attentive to our concerns (our wet bar had not been restocked properly, and there was old food from the previous guests left in the fridge). The room was clean, well appointed, and bright. The bed was very comfortable, and spacious. We did have an issue the second day when housekeeping did not replenish the bathroom toiletries, but the evening manager promptly rectified that when we mentioned it. The restaurant below (actually next door) was expensive, as are most of the restaurants in the area. My only complaint is that the area restaurants are mainly pedestrian (with a few exceptions), and very expensive. Most restaurants also seem to simply raise their prices for "Happy Hour" and then offer "20% off" (a "Happy Hour" appetizer of six coconut-battered shrimp should not cost $20.00...). Area restaurants will also routinely add 18-20% gratuity to the cost of the meal, and then give you the bill with a section for adding a "tip", hoping that you don't notice that you already paid it (i.e. you would be tipping on top of the tip that you already got charged for). It's wrong, it's almost fraudulent, and it is common practice in that area. The Prime was decent value for what we paid ($200 per night on Expedia). Many of the area hotels are more expensive, more noisy, and somewhat run-down. You may encounter some minor problems at the Prime (mainly housekeeping issues) but the management promptly addresses them. Good place to stay if you are there for a few days.

Room Tip: Room 8 (third floor) is a corner suite facing NE. Bright and large, but with considerable street noi...
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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
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29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Its modern,new and clean its prime hotel. Prime hotel is owned by a man who also owns 3 different restaurant. Very famous prime 112,prime Italy and big pink. Its more b&b or restaurant then real hotel since there is only 14rooms. Because there is only 14rooms its perfect. its quiet and peaceful except for new construction going on. Perfect location across from the street is the beach. some noise from new constriction only downside. 4th floor rooftop is beautiful place to say. There is a small lap pool to swim in and afterword there is outdoor shower to rinse off.
There is no real parking only vip so each night will cost you extra 35.00.
The rooms are very clean and well kept. hallway do need a cleaning somewhat dirty. the staff was warm and welcoming. front desk is easy to find. I came in somewhat early and there was no crowds at all even at night was dead maybe because its not the weekend. sounding area is safe. many places to eat and party just walk 4blocks north after 5th street. I had a good deal from jetsetter so I cant complain the price. Overall excellent place to stay for any travers.

Room Tip: ask for 3rd floor less street noise from prime112
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Miami Beach, Florida
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

I really like this hotel, especially the rooms with wraparound balconies and the rooftop pool on the 4th floor. Very Euro feel of entering thru the restaurant to catch elevator up to the room. Loved the spaciousness of the room plus the nifty bath and shower with rainfall shower head and numerous other wall mounted shower streams.
I wish I could have enjoyed two other aspects of the room, namely the Onkyo iPod docking station and the espresso maker, but these tech devices were beyond my skill set. The comment others have made about this not really feeling like a hotel are accurate, as there was only one lady on duty at the reception desk (yes it's inside the restaurant but I found that to be pretty cool) and she admitted to having no idea how to run these gadgets. She was just so nice, how can you get angry? :)
Overall, great place to stay. Not beachside but just across the street. Just felt more like a vacation apartment rental than a hotel. If they'd just add instructions for the appliances then it would indeed be a prime hotel choice in SOBE.

Room Tip: I was in room 6, quiet end of hallway King with wraparound balcony that is large enough to entertain...
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Miami Beach
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

The hotel is very good, but I didn't like two things. First one day i woke up 7am with someone was cleaning the all window outside of my room. Very loud and the hour was unbelievable. The other thing that is they put one completely torn towel in the bathroom.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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Address: 100 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139
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Location: United States > Florida > Miami Beach > South Pointe
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service Swimming Pool
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Ranked #136 of 205 Hotels in Miami Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Prime Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 19
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