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The Garden Hotel South Beach
3.0 of 5 Resort   |   1050 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139-5018 (Formerly Wyndham Garden Hotel Miami South Beach)   |  
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Ranked #105 of 200 hotels in Miami Beach
London
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 hotel reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
“Perfect location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

We stayed here at the start of our honeymoon to see a bit of Miami. We were upgraded because of this which was a nice touch. The rooms are fine, a little dated but they have tried to updated with brightly coloured walls and art deco style. The best thing about this hotel is the location, it's literally 2 minutes walk from South Beach itself and the bars and restaurants etc. I guess the draw back to it being so centrally located is that it's quite loud at night time. Definitely worth a visit, a great base to stay for a short break.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Jersey City, New Jersey
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8 hotel reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

The hotel is very close to sea. The room was quite good and well maintained. The hotel lobby staff are quite friendly. They also suggested a good restaurant for lunch. The breakfast they served was good but that does not fall in to Wyndham category.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 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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Los Angeles, California
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4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

This hotel is decorated so great, beautiful grounds and pool. Right on south beach, mins from the beach and shops etc. great vibe, tropical setting, the most Devine organic bedding made the beds so comfortable. Really loved this hotel

Room Tip: Get a two bed room!!!
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Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

This is a lovely place to stay. It boasts a great location - just a few minutes walk from the beach. It's close to all the main attractions, bars & clubs and it's about 15 minutes walk from Lincoln (the main shopping precinct).

The rooms are relatively small but all Art Deco Hotels are the same. Our bed was comfy and the room was always clean. Breakfast was nice each morning and all the staff seemed friendly & accommodating.

Will definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 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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Yorktown Heights, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

The Garden sits at Washington ( 2 blocks from Ocean Dr ) and 11th. Pool, Continental Brkfst, Valet Park., accomodating front desk staff. Plenty of food in every walking direction. Rooms are good for just two peeps so don't have kids. Rooms could be modernized but they are clean and colorful. Entire staff are friendly and courteous. Pricing is good for value and amenities. Safe neighborhood.

Room Tip: Stay in main building, preferably facing north or east.
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013 via mobile

Family of 4 staying in main building.

Great Location for a hotel, within walking distance of Ocean Drive.

Rooms are way too small for anything over 2 people.

Housekeeping was good so pretty clean bedding, floors.

Very unhelpful reception staff, apart from one guy. William was the worst though.

Breakfast is fine for free and you can upgrade to a basic buffet for 4.50

Pool is small but good for kids.

  • Stayed July 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Jacksonville, Florida
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Well located, historic, corner of Collins and 11th, and across from the police station. Pool, great staff -- very accommodating; high cost for car ($35), but rooms are adequate and very clean. Across from Wolfsonian Museum and just down from the Cinematique, too. Just a short walk to South Beach restaurants and the beach. Small, typical South Beach...breakfast (great) is included, and is in a historical coral house on the property. Very comfy bed!

Room Tip: Burger King is across the street. Ritz is four blocks away. Great location and we felt safe.
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about The Garden Hotel South Beach

Address: 1050 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139-5018 (Formerly Wyndham Garden Hotel Miami South Beach)
Location: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Amenities:
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 Best Value Hotel in Miami Beach
#12 Top resorts Hotel in Miami Beach
#73 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Garden Hotel South Beach 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our boutique hotel in Miami Beach is designed as an oasis for travelers who desire an escape from the common hotel, yet still value traditional services and hospitality. With a fresh, innovative appearance, well-appointed rooms and a casually-sophisticated atmosphere, our South Beach hotel can transform your trip into a time of inspiration and renewal. Vacationers looking for lodging in South Beach can appreciate our hotel's ideal location within walking distance of the beach, the Bass Museum, beautiful Art Deco homes and Ocean Drive's many famous attractions. Upscale fashion boutiques are at your fingertips when you stay here, with the Lincoln Road Mall and Collins Avenue shopping district less than a mile from the hotel. Our Miami Beach accommodations also offer quick access to the Port of Miami, where cruise ships dock for boarding. For the very best in Miami Beach accommodations, choose the The Garden Hotel South Beach. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Bel Aire South Beach Miami
Bel Aire South Beach Hotel

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