The hotel and the staff were great. Our room was not only very nice, but spotless and the grounds tropical. The hotel is affiliated with Don Shula Resort, so you can enjoy the restaurant there too.
The DOWNSIDE. If you go to a game at Sun Trust Stadium, you will not have a problem getting at cab from the hotel down, but getting one back is an ABSOLUTE nightmare! The hotel is not that far from the stadium and ALL of the drivers say they only go to South Beach. Bottomline, its because the fare is more going to South Beach. The drivers ask where you are going, you tell them Miami Lakes, they flat out tell you NO. They lock the doors, roll up the windows and pull out!
I made numerous calls to the cab companies. Dispatch said drivers would be there and we got no shows. I called the hotel, the front desk called the cab company, by that time we were desparate, went to the parking lot staff, who flagged a driver down and made him take us (and 3 other couples who were stuck there too.) It took 1.75 hours to get a ride back!!!!!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Imagine a 100% smoke-free sophisticated boutique hotel, whose focus is delivering a unique guest experience. Quite deliberately the Hotel Indigo Miami Lakes Florida has been designed as an urban oasis for travelers who look to escape from the common hotel. We offer the convenience of a 24 hour fitness center, pool, Phi Restaurant and are located on a Don Shula s Golf Course and right next door to .the Original Don Shula SteakhouseLocated just minutes from Miami International Airport (MIA) and Opa-Locka Airport, Hotel Indigo Miami Lakes provides convenient access to Main Street Miami Lakes. Nearby attractions include: South Beach, Dolphin Stadium, Don Shula s Golf Course, Saw Grass Mills, the Theater District and Art Galleries. Whether you are here to relax in the Aveda Concept Spa at Shula s, or enjoy a round of Golf at Shula s famous golf course, the Hotel Indigo offers each guest a blend of modern contemporary living. Rooms include hardwood floors, granite counter tops and spa like showers. Curl up in our over-sized beds with plush bedding, duvets with covers, pillow shams and plenty of fluffy pillows. Stay connected with complimentary Internet access throughout the hotel or in our onsite business center.Relax and have a meal or a drink at the Phi Bar that serves cutting edge cuisine or just grab a latte. We proudly brew Starbucks coffee. ... more less
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