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Courtyard by Marriott Miami Homestead
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2905 NE 9th Street, Homestead, FL 33033   |  
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“Very nice hotel!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

My husband and I spent one night here on our way to the Keys. It is a hotel others should look to as a model of cleanliness, comfort and excellent service.

Annie at the front desk was extremely welcoming and helpful. Every staff person we saw greeted us and asked if we needed anything. The room was large, well-lit and had ample electrical outlets. The bathroom was large and clean and had plenty of hot water.

I am very sensitive to scents and the rooms in this hotel had no scents from air fresheners or cleaning products - a blessing for those of us with allergies!

Equal would certainly stay here again!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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CourtyardHomestead, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Miami Homestead, responded to this review, April 4, 2013
These are such great comments- thank you for sharing them. I'm glad you were able to use the convenience of our location as well as a "stopping point" on the way to the Florida Keys. Many people don't realize just how close we are to places like Key Largo!

We are grateful that the staff was able accommodate your needs and you found them helpful. I really am quite lucky to have such a dedicated team when it comes to service excellence. Our housekeeping department is most certainly one of the most detailed I have ever worked with, and the front desk associates really go out of their way to ensure our guests have everything they need. Annie, as you mentioned, is a superstar we are so lucky to call our own!

We look forward to your next visit!
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  • Service
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Cobham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

we love this chain but this is a particular gem. Its really new which is always lovely. Unusually it has a full bar and food counter that serves basic meals at lunch and dinner - also breakfast but all a bit expensive. Walk over to the local cuban restaurant opposite instead - Casavana. Really good food all day - see review. Otherwise you can drive a short distance to red lobster. The beds are to die for - really really comfy. loads of towels - more stimulating than fluffy which I like . everything very clean. although the sink is set too far back in its mounting - i had to stand on tiptoe to wash under my arms and even then water splashed everywhere. But lovely big light room. My huge complaint though is that they play really loud rock music at the pool so we didnt use it. We so wish hotels wouldnt do that.

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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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CourtyardHomestead, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Miami Homestead, responded to this review, April 4, 2013
We are glad you shared these comments with us. We will most certainly look into the concerns you stated about the music at the pool and the placement of the sink faucet. It is our every intention to ensure our guests are comfortable while staying with us- and the volume of the music at the pool is quite easy to address. Next time you come visit we hope you'll see the difference!

Also, regarding the comment on breakfast price; we do have specialized rates that are built to include breakfast. They are called the Escape Packages; please feel free to contact us for additional details.

We are so glad you found our hotel a "gem". We are most certainly proud of it- and are happy our guests are saying the same. Next time your back in the area, on your way to the Florida Everglades or the Florida Keys, please be sure to stop by! We would really enjoy having you as a frequent guest!
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Leawood, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

We stayed here 2 nights while we visited sites in the Miami area and this hotel was a very pleasant surprise. Very clean, spacious rooms, comfortable beds, great location, and helpful, pleasant staff.

Room Tip: We requested a quiet room and because there was a slight mixup, they gave us a suite instead.
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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CourtyardHomestead, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Miami Homestead, responded to this review, April 4, 2013
What a great review to read! I see you were here for some exploring- and we're glad you chose to stay with us during this time. The comments you left on the cleanliness of the room, comfort of the beds, and pleasantness of the staff are exactly what we hope every guest experiences while with us- and it is our goal to ensure it happens.

Thank you for this review, and come back soon!
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Woodbridge, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

We needed a stopping point en route to Key West, and this was perfect. It's near the highway with no traffic noise, and clean, clean, clean. The hotel is only 7 months old and has a tranquil, calming decor. Our room included a small fridge and microwave, which is always a plus.
Be aware that our GPS would not accept their published address of 2905 NE 9th St - we called them and they gave us their neighbor's address of 2855 NE 9th Street, 33033, which worked perfectly.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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CourtyardHomestead, Director of Sales at Courtyard by Marriott Miami Homestead, responded to this review, January 31, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. The hotel is the perfect location as a stopping point heading into the keys and we are thrilled you felt the same. We appreciate that you decided to stay with us and happy you had a pleasant experience. We are glad you liked the decor and noticed the hotel is clean, clean, clean! We have a wonderful housekeeping staff and as a team we really pride ourselves in the overall cleanliness and upkeep of our brand new hotel. We look forward to your quick return. Happy travels!
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Lincolnshire UK
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41 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

Stayed here for 2 nights as a stop off between Miami and the Florida Keys. From Homestead it is a easy drive to the Everglades and a 40 minute drive to Key Largo. Paid in advance to get a 30% discount. We arrived at 11.15 and thought we would try and get an early check in. Nicole on reception said we could have a room in one hour. Unfortunately when we saw the room it was next to a lift shaft and the sound of the lift came thru the wall. It was also on the second floor ( first floor to uk residents)and over looked the main entrance. So we asked for a different room, again Nicole said if we waited 45 mins we could have a fourth floor room at the end of a corridor well away from the lifts. We got into this room 45 mins later. The room was fine in the new courtyard style. Faced south with quite a nice view. The hotel is in a nice part of the town with several restaurants nearby. We ate at the Olive Gardem 500m away which was very good.
We drove thru the Everglades the next day. Stopped at the Ernest Coe visitor centre and got lots of useful information including a map and a briefing from a ranger.
Saw loads of Alligators literally 3 feet away along with a school party 3 bus loads. The rest of the Everglades was pretty much deserted. One of the best $10 for an attraction we have ever spent.
Homestead was a good base. The only downside was they seemed to be short staffed at breakfast possibly because very few customers seemed to take breakfast otherwise service was friendly and efficient.

Room Tip: Away from the lift (elevator)
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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CourtyardHomestead, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Miami Homestead, responded to this review, February 1, 2013
Thank you for the review on our property. We most certainly appreciate the time taken to respond, as our operations will always gain positive growth from customer feedback such as yours. While I was happy to hear how our front desk agent Nicole was able to take care of your needs while you were with us, I did find some of the experiences you had encountered troubling. I do want to assure you that we will always do our best to make available our rooms for arrivals no matter the time of day. We will continue to work our hardest to ensure we are accommodating each of our customer’s diverse needs. I also noticed that the sound of the elevators was disturbing to you and your family- and it’s these comments to move us to find a solution. We are currently working on a plan to reduce the sound of the machinery within the guest rooms, and are on a great path here. Again, we genuinely appreciate your time-hope to see you in the near future! Should there be any other information or comments- please feel free to contact me at any time.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

Stayed here for 2 nights as our gateway to the Florida Keys. The hotel looks new and has great service and rooms. The lobby area is layed out really well and has all of the amenities that you could ask for. The entire hotel is decorated in a very modern decor and looks great.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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CourtyardHomestead, Director of Sales at Courtyard by Marriott Miami Homestead, responded to this review, January 31, 2013
We appreciate the time you took to write your review. Thank you for the wonderful comments about our hotel and decor. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to your quick return. Thank you for selecting our hotel as your gateway into the Keys.
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

We booked a room at this hotel strictly off the internet - no prior knowledge of Courtyard Marriotts. The reservation we made didn't line up with the room they had available for us, but the staff worked hard to find a compromise that worked for both of us. We appreciated their commitment to finding a solution. We were there for two nights and loved it. The rooms (one king and one with 2 queens) were spotless, bright, inviting, and very comfortable. Loved the layout - felt so much more spacious then the typical hotel room. Our beds were divine and all other amenities were great. Would have loved to have spent more time in the garden area - very relaxing! The surrounding area is filled with shops, restaurants, etc. to fill any need. If we are ever in South Florida again, we will most certainly make our reservations at this property. Thank you for making this part of our family vacation restful and relaxing!

Room Tip: Some rooms have a VERY large - and bright - light right outside the window. Drapes block it "p...
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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CourtyardHomestead, Director of Sales at Courtyard by Marriott Miami Homestead, responded to this review, January 31, 2013
We are happy you enjoyed your stay and that we were able to fix the confusion of rooms type to ensure you had a restful vacation. We look forward to your quick return to enjoy the garden area more. We appreciate you decided to stay with us and look forward to your next stay. Happy Travels!
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Address: 2905 NE 9th Street, Homestead, FL 33033
Location: United States > Florida > Homestead
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 16 Hotels in Homestead
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard by Marriott Miami Homestead 3*
Number of rooms: 100
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
New lobby experience offering engaging technology and inviting, flexible spaces to work and relax. The Bistro offers healthy choices, a variety of breakfast and dinner options, an evening bar, and specialty beverages made with Starbucks® coffee. Within 2 miles of the Homestead Air Reserve Base, FPL Turkey Point Power Plant, and Homestead Miami Speedway. ... more   less 
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