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“No Time away to relax.” 1 of 5 stars
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Newport Beachside Hotel and Resort
3.0 of 5 Resort   |   16701 Collins Ave, Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160   |  
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Baltimore, Maryland
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“No Time away to relax.”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

As we checked in we were told that we can upgrade you to a room with a partial view of the Ocean instead of City View, great of course! No not great we overlooked the roof that was dirty and full of trash. If you extended your head and turned sideways you could see the Ocean. Get to our floor and walk through construction to get to room and then open door, horrible. The room was so out dated no wonder they are renovating. No room to barely move with two people,plus we had 2 drawers to put our clothing & closet had 4 hangers. As we start to unpack it just got worse, look up and find mold growing around air supply vent. We were moved but not worth the cost and then fee charged on top of room charge for entertainment and beach. Plus if you needed to rest during the day forget it, construction with jackhammers going all day. Worse hotel I have ever stayed at, nothing relaxing here.

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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
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  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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Miami, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

My wife and I made reservations for a romantic weekend at the Newport Resort weeks ahead. After preparing the bags with some belongins and taking the dogs to somebody that would take care of them, we went to the hotel to check in. The guy at the front desk gave us the great news that our "Ocean View" room was no longer available and that instead they could give us a "Street View" room and they would give us a credit on the valet parking which was a $60 saving vs. a $200 dollar loss with the room switch. I told him that it was outrageous that they lure us in with a phony reservation that they don't respect or honor to give us a cheaper room. They told us that they couldn't help us and they were sorry about it. Thank God we live in the Doral which is not that far and we decided not to take that ridiculous deal. The clerk quickly cancel the reservation without penalty and yeah it sounded like they were doing us a favor by doing that. The clerk tried to tell me to call before check in next time and I told him that there will NOT be a next time. We not only lost our time and effort to look and pay for somebody to take care of our dogs and get ready for the romantic weekend but we lost money on gas also. Not to mention the horrible moment of being told they gave your room away. I sincerily hope that somebody would read our experience and avoid going through a humiliating and disgusting moment.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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New York City, New York
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Check in service sent me to a room that was already occupied!!!!!!!!!!!!!! and when I returned to the front desk she had an attitude about it.. Room service sucked.. Housekeeping had to be called to come clean and when they came they left no clean towels we had to call everyday several times for towels!!!!!!!!!! staff was rude...

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Stayed in August for 5 nights, booked and received a room with kitchen facilities.
The room had a bad smell of rotten carpets, the towels were not changed for 3 days and finally received stained towels, the room was never hoovered,
The hotel has a very good location the receptionists seems busy all the time.
I took one breakfast , one two many, the price is quite expenssive for what they serve.
On my next visit to Miami i will not stay there.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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The Hague, Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013 via mobile

I wasn't expecting too much after reading the reviews here but I was pleasantly surprised. The location first of all is really cool. The beach is really nice and the sea is calm and stunningly beautiful. A big plus is the jetty that can be accessed until late at night ($2 entrance fee) which offers a stunning view on the Sunny Isles skyline, especially during the night. If you're a photographer this is the place to be. The rooms were clean and smelled fresh. Downside was that ours didn't have a balcony, so spend a few bucks more for a sea view room. The lobby is always crowded but has a pleasant vibe to it. Be prepared though for long waiting times at the elevators especially during check out! time. Pools are nice but in the evening there's nothing to do. Across the street you'll find some restaurants. Avoid Chef Ho - we found it disgusting. All in all we had a great time at Newport and I would definitely recommend it to anyone wanting to have a taste of Miami at an affordable rate.

  • Stayed October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

This was my first trip to this part of Florida. The lobby area is beautiful but the rooms definitely need updating. Our room was ready upon arrival and we had an oceanfront room which was clean but definitely in need of updating. The bed was comfortable, had plenty of towels and hot water when showering. We were at the end of the hall in which all the rooms down to ours were gutted and in the process of renovation. We were offered another room, but we decided to stay. The workers didn't start until 10:00 or so and stopped about 5:00 - 5:30. It was so quiet at night, we loved it! We didn't hear anyone in the hall, no opening and shutting of doors - it was nice! We loved the pool area, the beach and the food was good at the tiki bar, as well as Kitchen 305. We were with a large group of people and had a better experience than some of the other couples. The staff was ok - could have been more helpful at times and friendlier. We were out and about to different stores and restaurants during our stay in North Miami and wasn't impressed with the people down there. People are definitely not warm and friendly!

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

My husband and I checked into this hotel end of September. The valet guy asked us if we were parking "valet" he pronounced the "t". Reception ladies were very nice. What was scary was the throngs of people running thru the lobby heading for the pool obviously not guests of the hotel. They are loud rude and scarier than a day long at the drivers license bureau. My husband and I are well rounded people we have never come across such a cheap low class crowd at a hotel before. Luckily once you walk into the Spa its a different story. The Spa is great We had a very nice oceanview corner suite with 2 balconies. Expensive for this hotel but it was our escape from the harrowing crowds. The pool area is dreadful with ghetto blasters. Bartenders at tiki hut very nice. Oh yeah the tours pushing the time shares are very annoying bringing in all sorts of creepy people looking for freebies. The restaurant Kitchen 305 was pretty good Our waiter so very sweet. The bar and music after was fun. But again the people attracted to this place are not our cup of tea. We are used to South Beach and nice resorts world wide I guess this hotel needs to decide what type of resort people they want to attract. I guess they have and its not us.

Room Tip: Oceanfront with balcony so worthwhile
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Newport Beachside Hotel and Resort

Address: 16701 Collins Ave, Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160
Location: United States > Florida > Sunny Isles Beach
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Sunny Isles Beach
#4 Spa Hotel in Sunny Isles Beach
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Sunny Isles Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Newport Beachside Hotel and Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 328
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Just minutes from Miami and Fort Lauderdale, Newport Beachside Resort offers world-class services combined with outstanding value in a beautiful oceanfront setting. 300 guest rooms include those with an ocean or cityscape view and those with balconies overlooking the ocean. Resort amenities feature oceanfront pool, on-site restaurants, cabanas, children's playground and historic pier. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Newport Beachside Hotel Sunny Isles Beach
Newport Beachside Resort
Newport Miami Beach
Newport Hotel Miami Beach
Newport Beachside Hotel Resort
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