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The Vagabond Hotel Miami

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#8 of 129 hotels in Miami
Certificate of Excellence
Re-defined. Re-invented. Re-imagined Blending cutting edge design with timeless retro aesthetics, the newly renovated Vagabond Hotel is a cosmopolitan mix of all things hassle-free. The perfect balance of attentive boutique service, retro-chic inspired interiors and contemporary comfort, the Vagabond invites you to kick back and relax. Set to redefine it's glamorous past as a fabled Rat Pack hangout, the Vagabond is back. An iconic mid-century modern Miami landmark, set within 56,000 sq. ft of lush landscaping, this reinvented, newly renovated American Motel classic has been completely transformed into a super-fabulous, uber-chic, twenty-first century, retro-luxe, 45-room boutique service hotel. Designed by us, but always inspired by you, we know a hotel is more than just a place for you to sleep. It's where you work, rest, play and stay. So, offering more than the to be expected style savvy good looks, our vibrant, retro-licious guest rooms wrap you up in a cosmopolitan world of stylish home comforts, designer touches and high-tech convenience. All topped off with meticulous service from friendly, knowledge staff . . Simply put, from the minute you check into the Vagabond's ultra-modern lobby to the moment you reluctantly say goodbye you'll be smitten... Sleek 1950's inspired custom made furniture, dreamy hypo-allergenic Italian beds,vibrant bursts of color, free high speed Wi-Fi, intricately stenciled geometric wall art, invigorating rain showers, sumptuous eco-chic toiletries, state of the art 40" flat screen TVs and stunning original design features, such as terrazzo tiling and wooden flooring are just some of small details that we know will make the big difference. However, don't get too comfortable... With most of our spacious, rooms opening up into a tantalizing poolside oasis, decked out with sultry palm trees, oversized sun loungers, a delectable cabana bar, and mouth watering restaurant, you 'll be spoilt by what to do next. But let's be honest, if the biggest decisions you have to make each day, are what sunscreen you should wear while swimming away the hours with our legendary mosaic mermaid, or whether of not you should order your Vodka Vagatini frozen or on the rocks while you soak up the rays, life can't be bad. ..And don't worry, even if you're less of a 'factor 15 universalistic sun worshipper' and more of the 'get up and go' travel connoisseur, architecture buff, fashionista, foodie, style seeker, culture vulture or art lover, we've still got you covered. With Downtown, South Beach, Midtown, the Wynwood Art Scene and the Design District, all with easy reach, the very best of Miami's dining, shopping, sightseeing and sunbathing is at your fingertips Less of an end destination and more of an experience, for us using the Do Not Disturb sign is a style statement, not a declaration of privacy.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free wifi
Fitness center
Free breakfast
Business center
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
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Air conditioning
Flatscreen TV
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Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish
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Grade: 72 out of 100
24Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
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A beautiful pool, well landscaped, quiet, with a pool bar. This retro motel is a great buy at the price. Family run, intimate, with friendly service, and a nice continental breakfast, it was our home base for 5 days, and we thoroughly enjoyed it.Three eateries offering varied
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Response from mmallouh, General Manager at The Vagabond Hotel Miami
Responded 5 days ago
We are delighted to know that you enjoyed the Hotel and explored the great restaurants in our neighborhood! We look forward to your return stay!
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The staff is very friendly and accommodating. The room was very clean and a very large shower space. Walking distance to many restaurants. Super convenient to I-75. Free parking with very good security lighting. The breakfast is adequate. The pool and pool bar area was
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Response from mmallouh, General Manager at The Vagabond Hotel Miami
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you Jerry for the shout out and we hope you return to Miami and the Vagabond soon!
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The hotel Vagabond has been refurbished since its 1950s conception and with great style and comfort. Friendly staff great pool and small continental breakfast included. Free parking and walking distance to lots of restaurants and bars.
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Response from mmallouh, General Manager at The Vagabond Hotel Miami
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hello Aisling, so glad you had the opportunity to explore the neighborhood and we look forward to your return visit. Thank you for choosing the Vagabond for your stay in Miami!
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The impression I got from the exterior is a bit poor, but once I entered to the hotel, it changed completely! Great decoration, clean room, comfortable bed, friendly staff and I loved the shower!! Although it smelled like something new in the room, I did not like the smell of
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Response from mmallouh, General Manager at The Vagabond Hotel Miami
Responded Apr 14, 2019
Just so you know, we are historic property that was fully renovated in 2014. The exterior of the hotel was restored to it's original design (as Historic properties are required to do). So glad you had a chance to explore the great restaurants in our neighborhood! As far as the "new" smell you referenced, I will inspect the room on Monday.
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It’s too bad I don’t want to stay here ever again as it’s super convenient location to my work in Little River which is an awesome neighborhood. The room and bathroom were not clean and the floors felt sticky. The staff is functional but not friendly or welcoming. There is no
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Response from mmallouh, General Manager at The Vagabond Hotel Miami
Responded Apr 8, 2019
Ann, thank you for your feedback and I must admit I am perplexed about the issues you had this weekend. We are renowned for our cleanliness and extremely helpful/attentive Front Desk staff, so I am not sure why your experience was less than desirable but I can assure you that I will be looking into it immediately. I plan to discuss all the issues you had, including the music, with all department heads this afternoon. The music should never be heard inside of our hotel rooms even when we have DJs on Friday and Saturday nights from 7 to 11 pm. In terms of our Wifi, it is usually very strong as we have access points throughout the hotel and on the pool deck. I did test the speed in your room this morning, the Download speed was 55 Mbps and the upload speed was 93. Nonetheless, I will be speaking with our IT consultant regarding the issue you had during your stay. In terms of our complimentary breakfast, we are required by the State of FL to serve bagels or muffins that are wrapped and you are correct that it is fairly basic with Coffee/tea/OJ, cereal, bagels, cream cheese, jam and butter, yogurt and oranges. Our restaurant is currently under renovation, expected to reopen by mid-summer but fortunately we have great restaurants in our wonderful neighborhood and I hope you had the opportunity to try them out. I do sincerely hope you will give us a second chance to demonstrate that we are a wonderful boutique hotel in a great historic neighborhood.
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$125 - $224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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