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Freehand Miami

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Freehand Miami is our reinvention of the historic Indian Creek Hotel, one of Miami Beach’s classic art deco buildings. Created for a new generation of travelers, we have incorporated handcrafted design, local food & beverage, and a comfortable community atmosphere that offers both shared and private accommodations—all just one block from the beach.
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Property amenities
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair access
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Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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80Somewhat walkable
Grade: 80 out of 100
24Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
4Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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Even though it wasn't what we expected, the employees were really nice and attentive. When we told them that it wasn't what we expected they immediately understood and did everything in there power to make it better.
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Property's Favorite Review
Entering the Freehand is an opportunity to see the detail in an Art Deco building from the 1930’s with the contemporary vibe and energy. Located two blocks from the beach, it is a well curated space with gardens, a pool, and a small oasis home to the well-known bar “Broker
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Response from Mary Beth B, Manager at Freehand Miami
Responded Dec 3, 2018
Thank you very much for your review! I am so happy that you enjoyed the atmosphere here at Freehand. We hope to see you again soon!
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We spent two days in a private suite at Freehand Miami - and loved every minute of it. The place has a wonderful laid back vibe - with a broad mix of travellers hanging out in the gardens and around the pool. Our room was spacious and quiet - just what we were looking for. The
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It was the worst hotel I'd been. Horrible and dark rooms, bad smell, noisy, no TV, no comfort, no nothing. It's a hostal not a hotel. Only been there one night and book another hotel. Can't be there one more minute. Don't ever think about stay there. For the same price you can
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Response from Mary Beth B, General Manager at Freehand Miami
Responded 6 days ago
Hello, I am so sorry to hear that you did not have a better experience while staying with us. I would love to learn more about how we could improve. You can reach out to me directly at mbbennett@thefreehand.com. Best, Mary Beth Bennett
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Like other reviewers have said, this property really needs some serious TLC. Also, housekeeping staff are nice, but had to ask for an appropriate number of towels for the number of guests in room. Have stayed in the NYC property, and I get that it's not intended to be a hotel
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Response from Mary Beth B, Manager at Freehand Miami
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your feedback! We will certainly be following up with the housekeeping team regarding the towel issue that you encountered. I hope that you will give us another opportunity in the future!
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Do the shared dorm rooms have electronic security safes?
No. They have lockers but you will need to bring your own padlock
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Amy standard padlock will work there.
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How far is the hostel from the airport?
Just as Tony S, that is the cheapest and easier way, the drivers of 150 Express are very friendly, I bet that they can help u with the location. The other options are Uber, and a taxi,
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Hi is a holding fee taken upon booking?
Hi! I paid for the entire stay when I booked because the Freehand was offering the promotion: Stay 3+ nights and receive up to 35% off your stay. I would check their FB page/website to see if the have a promo for the dates you are looking for. Enjoy!
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2 blocks from the beach surrounding activities stores restaurants bars Pristine and safe environment equal to locals or tourists
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"Request for upper floors overlooking street to get better light and less noise"
"great outdoor activities organized by the hotel"
"second floor"
"choose 2 ,3 floors, is less noisy ."
"Stay in a hotel (not hostel) with FREE parking if you plan to rent."
$100 - $315 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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