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Hotel Breakwater South Beach

940 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

our room was waiting for us when we arrived, earlier then check-in time:) staff was very nice checking in! it is a very old hotel, but an icon in South Beach, so we weren't expecting much, the room was very big, somewhat clean, and great amenities! we were pleased! beach access was good, just across the street and the beach... More 

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Thank stacy s
csantana116, General Manager at Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review

Hi Stacy S, Thank you for sharing your recent stay at the Breakwater South Beach. The entire staff is pleased that you found your room accommodations satisfactory and the location to your liking. We certainly hope we have the privilege to serve you and your family again for your pre or post cruise. Please do not hesitate to contact us... More 

Hamilton, Canada
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights, the check In staff were great always happy to answer any questions and there to help. We got there about 10:30 in the morning and they had a room ready for us this was amazing thank you! To get to the room yes you had to go through a bar and ice cream store a little... More 

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Thank criso0
csantana116, General Manager at Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review

Hello criso0, Thank you for sharing your feedback at the Breakwater South Beach. We're delighted that the staff was happy to answer all your questions as well as able to check you in early. We are working on correcting the A/C challenges within the tower you were staying in. We sincerely apologize for this inconvenience and hope to have the... More 

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21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location if you are interested in the staying in the heart of S. Beach Miami and like the night life. I would recommend for a younger crowd because of the location and loud music. The rooms were nice and the staff provided awesome service.

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csantana116, General Manager at Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review

Hi Robin B, Thank you for choosing the Breakwater South Beach during your recent visit to Miami Beach. I'm certain that your feedback will be much appreciated to the Trip Advisor community as we value all our guest feedback. We certainly look forward to your return in the near future. Yours in Hospitality, Carlos Santana General Manager Breakwater South Beach More 

Gold Coast, Queensland
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow great location, our room was lovely, had an issue with the TV and help was on hand to sort it out. The only down side to our room was the music coming from the club until 5.00 am, some sleep would have been great, but hey you would expect this being in the heart of Miami. Our whole experience... More 

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Thank tpr010
csantana116, General Manager at Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review

Hello tpr010, Thank you for sharing your recent feedback about your stay at the Breakwater South Beach. We apologize that the entertainment troubled your stay until 5AM. We are working with the City of Miami Beach and our partners in efforts to make our guest stay more pleasurable. We apologize if the additional hour to check out wasn't what you... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This comes at a price my room was directly over an loud bar which was extremely crowded until 5am and the room vibrates with every beat. Staff was very rude and unproffesional entered my room after the second knock around 5pm didn't give me enough time to respond came right in on me. I don't know what reason they had... More 

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1 Thank Anayalove
csantana116, General Manager at Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review

Greetings Anayalove, We truly are sorry that your room was located directly over the entertainment. Rest assure that the staff entering your room properly and about the rudeness will be discussed with our team leaders. Many hotels offer beverages and snacks conveniently in guest rooms for our guest to purchase. We're terribly sorry that you presumed it was a refrigerator... More 

Pittsburgh, United States
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel was in a very good location. It is around a club that stays open until 5 am, so please expect the noise. It's Miami so I would not expect anything else. The Beach is right across the street and you are on the main street with all the activities. Staff for the most part were nice. My room... More 

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Thank Kyla S
csantana116, General Manager at Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review

Hi Kyla S, Thank you for sharing your feedback of the Breakwater South Beach during your recent visit. We're delighted that you found your accommodations and the staff to your satisfaction. Miami Beach is known for the entertainment and fun! We look forward to your return in the near future! Yours in Hospitality, Carlos Santana General Manager Breakwater South Beach More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

The location of the hotel is very ideal.Its between 9th & 10th on Ocean Drive which is in the heart of everything lively. I was there for Memorial Day Weekend and had a blast, even though the rooftop Lounge area was closed.The service was superb , accommodations including were free beach towels and water for the beach across the Street... More 

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Thank Dave S
csantana116, General Manager at Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review

Hi Dave S, It's great knowing that you found the location ideal to many of local attractions, shopping, nightlife and restaurants as well as some of the amenities you mentioned. We're sorry that the rooftop was closed during your visit as we are preparing an amazing improvement which we know our guest will enjoy. Please do not hesitate to contact... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

If location is the only thing you care about then this place is great as it is literally bang in the centre of ocean drive. This comes at a price - the rooms are directly over an incredibly loud bar which is packed until 5am and the room actually vibrates with every beat of the hip hop tunes. Staff are... More 

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3 Thank Bluedragon25
csantana116, General Manager at Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review

Greetings Robert D, Thank you for selecting the Breakwater South Beach for your recent visit to Miami Beach. From the entertainment playing until 5AM causing your room to vibrate to the condition of the pool, we're terribly sorry that your accommodations did not meet your expectations. I can assure you that this is not a normal occurrence and hope that... More 

Greenbelt, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Great Service, Great time in Miami. Ocean drive parties all night long. So if you want to be in the middle of fun nightlife, stay here. If you are staying in Miami for business or sensitive to noise, do not choose any hotel on ocean drive.

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Thank caprinab87
csantana116, General Manager at Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review

Hello Caprinab87, Thank you for staying at the Breakwater South Beach. We're glad that you the level of service our team provided was excellent. Many guest do find it valuable that we are located to many restaurants, shopping, entertainment and of course the beach. We certainly look forward to your return in the near future and would very much appreciate... More 

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8 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

The room was okay, the shower was good. The bar downstairs was loud, but that's to be expected. However, we did not expect that the valet would steal the radar detector out of our car. We alerted the valet service and the hotel right away and were constantly told that they were going to look into it and someone would... More 

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Thank Julia P
csantana116, General Manager at Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review

Good Day Julia P, Thank you for choosing the Breakwater South Beach for your recent visit to Miami Beach. We're delighted that you found your room okay and shower good, although we feel that there was something more left where we could have made your stay more enjoyable. I apologize that your experience with our valet was less than positive... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel Breakwater, is a fun, bustling and entertaining historic Art Deco hotel located in the heart of South Beach's famous Ocean Drive. The hotel is a non-stop, active delight right in the center of everything that is South Beach. You'll find yourself within walking distance of a wide variety of outdoor cafes serving every style of cuisine imaginable, art galleries, night clubs, the famous Beach, the Versace Mansion, beach front walking, biking and jogging paths, world class events like the Wine and Food Festival, as well as the fabulous shops of Lincoln Road Mall. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Breakwater South Beach

Address: 940 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Location: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Price Range: $169 - $394 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Breakwater South Beach 3.5*
Number of rooms: 99
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Hotel Style:
#72 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach
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