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The Beach Plaza Hotel
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1401 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (City Center)   |  
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Ranked #139 of 203 Hotels in Miami Beach
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“Many are better”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Our room was not ready at the 3pm check in time. We were upgraded to a room in the front of the hotel. It was a nice room but awful location. It was so loud we didn't sleep for 2nights. Also, upon arrival the first hotel clerk was very rude but all others were pleasant.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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vpowe002, General Manager at The Beach Plaza Hotel, responded to this review, December 12, 2012
Thank you for your review. We do have rooms located at the front of the hotel which are larger and have more amenities. However, they overlook Collins Avenue which can be a little noisy depending on the activities in South Beach at the time of your stay. With that said, South Beach is not known for being a quiet city. Most guests expect to go out and have a wild time. We also have rooms facing the courtyard. Please be sure to request one of those the next time you come to visit. Our front desk agents are shown all reviews including yours and corrective measures are always taken to ensure improvement.
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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new jersey
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18 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

I Recommend this place if you want a clean, reasonable place in a great area! The service was fantastic too. Breakfast served until about 945. Tons of nice places nearby to eat, club and beach. I went to the club mansion nearby and also the clevelander, two cool spots

  • Stayed October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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vpowe002, General Manager at The Beach Plaza Hotel, responded to this review, December 12, 2012
Thank you for your feedback. Please visit again soon!
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

Okay, so it's not the Ritz, but then it's not priced to be, reception staf were helpful and friendly, given that the first room I was allocated, still had people in it.. they pretty quickly got me another, room was clean, bed was a good size, furniture a little 90's, the air con a bit noisey, like an old chevy or something, but I had plenty of storage space and mini dressing room, the safe battery ran out, but the shower was hot as a turkish sauna, and everything was kept as clean as possible.
Continental breakfast OJ and Coffee and Muffins for on the run.
On business, so just doing 3 nights, don't need luxury and it's just me, central / clean / cheap.

Room Tip: Try and stay at the back - off Collins as it's busy, try and check out the Air Con for noise.. t...
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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vpowe002, General Manager at The Beach Plaza Hotel, responded to this review, December 12, 2012
Thank you for your feedback. Our hotel endeavors to make every guest happy. Come and visit with us in the near future.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

We stayed August 9 - 13 from a groupon. The service was spectacular. The room was clean. The smoke detector would go off if my shower was too hot! lol! But i would definitely stay there agin. Close to everything!

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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vpowe002, General Manager at The Beach Plaza Hotel, responded to this review, December 12, 2012
Your feedback is very much appreciated. We look forward to you staying with us in the future.
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New York, New York, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

I had an awesome stay at this hotel. There were a few days that we had to wait for extra towels and wash cloths, but the staff made the wait less painful. Great stay for the price! Excellent service. Overall I rate this hotel 4 out of 5 stars. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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vpowe002, General Manager at The Beach Plaza Hotel, responded to this review, December 12, 2012
Thank you for your feedback. Carnival Weekend is indeed a fun weekend at the hotel. Come and visit with us during our Ultrafest and Winter Music Conference Parties in March! Those are even better.
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burlington, nc
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

First I want to say the employees did the best they could considering the situation. I applaud everyone who worked there during my stay but the owners of this hotel needs a reality check. The room was small ok I can deal with that, but when you have women coming to south beach to party and hang out we need 1. mirrors in the room and 2. wash cloths, towels to bathe with. If you decide to stay here make sure you bring your own items to bathe with. Trying to get a wash cloth and towel was horrible. The bathroom mirror was so close to the ceiling I had to climb on the toilet seat just to apply my lipstick. The lighting was terrible I felt like we were in the bat cave. Good location but the room needs major updating. Dont stay here if you plan on spending a long period of time in the room.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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vpowe002, General Manager at The Beach Plaza Hotel, responded to this review, December 13, 2012
Thank you for your feedback. It is much appreciated. All rooms have mirrors, towels and all the general amenities expected in a hotel guest room. We are always open for suggestions and do use them when making improvements to our hotel. Please come back and visit soon.
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South Miami, Florida
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

The hotel is in a nice location...I got a Groupon to try this hotel ,I got a price of $129,00..but with hotel fees,taxes it is $159.00. Anyway ,we were on the 2nd floor,the above room,was no noisy,we can hear the person/persons walking because the floors are wood. There is a lot of light coming in on mornings. The plus is the courtyard,very nice and relaxing. The bar staff needs some customer service training. Overall,our stay was not that bad,considering the prices of hotels in the area. The bathroom and room were clean,so what more can one ask for.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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vpowe002, General Manager at The Beach Plaza Hotel, responded to this review, December 13, 2012
Thank you for your feedback. Groupon’s terms are very clear in that taxes and fees are not included. Majority of the users understand this and are prepared to pay the appropriate differences in final costs. We work diligently to ensure that our rooms are clean. Thank you for noticing. Come and see us again soon!
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Additional Information about The Beach Plaza Hotel

Address: 1401 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Location: United States > Florida > Miami Beach > City Center
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #139 of 203 Hotels in Miami Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Beach Plaza Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 55
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Beach Plaza Hotel is a historic, three story boutique art deco property that is located in the heart of South Beach. With just one block from the beach, the hotel offers charm and elegance in service and style. With our newly renovated hallways, our intimate lobby bar and our friendly staff, the hotel maintains its historic heritage while offering a modern environment. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Beach Plaza Miami
Beach Plaza Hotel
South Beach Plaza Hotel

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