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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed at this hotel in August 2010 so this review is a few years late. However, I can recall details of the hotel - for the price I paid (<USD100/night), I can't complain about it except that the air-conditioning unit was on the noisy side and kept going off on its own until I banged on it to turn... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped at the Penguin Hotel for breakfast as we were walking down the street and sat on their outdoor patio. Nothing special other than the location. We paid $75 for four breakfasts of pancakes, waffles and French toast. The serving sizes were good but that's where the pro's stop. The chocolate chip pancakes had maybe 5 chips per pancake.... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel advertises great pictures that are engaging and you believe you are getting what you see. But, that is false. The oceanfront room is not how it appears in the pictures. Plus there were cockroaches in the bathroom. The hotel seems to cater to a younger crowd and they do not have AC on as you enter the building... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Location is great but that's all. On Ocean drive it can't be better. But the place is quite worn down even though they try to do some cosmetic make over. It smells very strange I the corridors and in the elevator. There. Is no actual lobby just a lobby bar where it feels somewhat uncomfortable to sit without consuming something.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Initially, I arrived at the President Hotel (on Collins) via FLL, Uber and a GroupOn purchase. When I attempted to check in, GroupOn informed me that my reservation was never confirmed! Whiskey. Tango. Foxtrot... Shocked, I lingered at the front desk, wondering who to call next. A manager took over, found a room at the sister hotel, and even honored... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly, excellent service, genuine smiles and tasty food that was value for money. Not cheap but Ocean Drive isn't cheap and it's a good location. Definitely one to visit. French toast lovely and complimentary mimosas were appreciated

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just arrived ..parked and decided to cool down with a drink at a sidewalk Hotel bar at the Penguin Hotel & Bar and met our "Oh So Courteous and smiling" waiter named Mitchell Torres! He was a fun guy to talk about South Beach and its great restaurants. He highly recommend the top Cuban restaurant 'Havana Club 57" where we... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Its a very friendly peapol works hier. The music is populary. The ocean its very warm to go to swiming. It's is good every day give tow bottel water for free. I like VOLLIA and MARYLOU the are a nice Womean's from the Desk's. So i goning back today to my home im from Swiss:) yess Switzerland 😉👍

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our first time in South Beach and it won't be our last! Without a doubt staying at the Penguin Hotel was a great experience! Upon arrival around 3am, we were warmly welcomed by staff who was nice enough to inform us about street parking and gave us instructions on where we can get a bit to eat at 3am. Other... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location, clean rooms and new bathrooms. Josefa our house keeper was very friendly. Nice little bar in the lobby for the very simple, but included breakfast and happy hour. We were all happy with the combination of location and price.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Room Service

Additional Information about Penguin Hotel

Address: 1418 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Location: United States > Florida > Miami Beach > City Center
Price Range: $105 - $398 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Penguin Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 43
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Hotel Style:
#49 Business Hotel in Miami Beach
#62 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach
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