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New Brunswick
Reviewed July 8, 2014

I just want to recommend Natalie, she was very helpful she provited exceptional service. This hotel was amazing! The staff was friendly and very helpful. The complimentary breakfast was great! The location and the night life was everything. I can't wait to come back and be pampered again. Thank you.

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

Thank you for your observations about our fun, active, bustling hotel here in the center of South Beach's Ocean Drive. It was awesome having you here visiting with us. Natalie and the team are looking forward to having you here with us again soon! Best regards, Chauncey

Naples, Florida
Reviewed July 8, 2014

My stay at the Breakwater hotel was excellent from start to finish. The valet was quick. The staff was amazing! I want to especially thank Ana, Natalie, Mario, and Murat. They were all so sweet and went out of their way to make sure we had everything we needed. We stayed in the Junior Suite. It was very spacious and...

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

Thank you for sharing your experience with us here at our fun and entertaining hotel in the center of South Beach's Ocean Drive! It was awesome having your here with us. Ana, Natalie, Mario, Murat and our team look forward to having you here visiting with us again soon! Best regards, Chauncey

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed July 7, 2014

This is our 2nd summer in a row staying there, and now I can't imagine staying anywhere else! The entire staff is helpful, and pleasant. When we informed them that we were going to spend the morning on the beach, they provided us with towels, water bottles and apples! We highly recommend the Esplendor Hotel Breakwater!

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

We loved having you here visiting with us again! Thank you for your kind comments and observations about our fun, bustling hotel here in the heart of South Beach's Ocean Drive. We look forward to you returning soon! Best regards, Chauncey

Reviewed July 7, 2014

This hotel was amazing! The staff was friendly and very helpful. The complimentary breakfast was great and while you eat you can sit outside and enjoy Miami strolling by. Everything is within walking distance. It's just a great location and the night life was everything I'd hoped it would be. I can't wait to come back!

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

We cannot wait for you to visit with us again! Thank you for your kind comments and observations about our bustling, fun hotel here in the center of South Beach's Ocean Drive. It was wonderful having you here with us. Best regards, Chauncey

Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

Great Staff day and evening, Great music and food.... Breakfast was AWESOME!..!..! Hotel service and HouseKeeping was amazing speedy and always smiling....Telling friends and family about how B.Water hotel is my hotel every visit to Miami....

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

Having you here with us was great and awesome! Thank you for your kind comments and recommendation for our fun, non-stop and entertaining hotel here in the center of South Beach's Ocean Drive. We cannot wait until you are her visiting with us again. Best regards, Chauncey

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed July 6, 2014

Great location in South Beach. My room was away from the courtyard, which was noisy due to the world cup. Natale and Mario took very good care of my family. Nice rooms, etc. I did not give 5 stars due to plumbing issues in the room (low pressure for toilet and shower slow to drain). The personal service was outstanding,...

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

Thank you for your kind comments and observations about Natalie, Mario, our team and our active, bustling and fun hotel here in the heart of South Beach's Ocean Drive. I was wonderful having you here with us! We look forward to having you here visiting with us again soon! Best regards, Chauncey

Renton, Washington
Reviewed July 5, 2014

Where do I began. I have to say the outside leaves much to be desired. Got there around noon. I was told that we would be put on a waiting list to check in early. Good thing they had a strong wifi in the lobby. I have to say that they forgot about us. When i went back to the...

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

Thank you for your valuable comments and observations about our bustling, active hotel here in the heart of South Beach's Ocean Drive. I was disappointed you had some inconveniences while visiting with us. Because of our location in the center of all the South Beach activities and entertainment, it is often filled with guests and patrons and sometimes noisy. We...

Reviewed July 3, 2014

I had an amazing time staying at the Breakwater with my girls.. This is one of the best Ocean Drive hotels. Most of the rooms on Ocean are super small, the rooms are a nice size. Upon arrival, we were greeted by a smiling face, Pablo. He was amazing. He made sure we were well taking care of from check-in...

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

So fun to have you here visiting with us! Thank you for your kind comments and observations about Pablo and the team here at our bustling hotel here in the center of South Beach's Ocean Drive. It will be great to have you here again with us soon! Best regards, Chauncey

Ringgold, Georgia
Reviewed July 2, 2014

This was our first visit to Miami Beach and this hotel was great. I was afraid about staying here due to some of the comments about it being noisy. We had an ocean view and did not have any problems with noise. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The roof was a great place to sit and relax after...

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

It was great to have you here with us! Thank you for your kind comments and observations. Our location here in the heart of South Beach's Ocean Drive can be noisy from all the activity, fun and entertainment, so I is wonderful to hear it was fun for you. We look forward to having you here with us again soon!...

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed July 2, 2014

I stayed in room 209 and have had nothing short of an excellent experience!!! Prior to finalizing my decision on which hotel to book with, I called the hotel to ask additional questions. It was Natalie that I spoke with. Her energy could be felt through the phone. She was very informative and very pleasant that I couldn't wait to...

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

Wonderful! Thank you so much for your comments and observations about our team and our fun, active hotel here in the center of South Beach's Ocean Drive. You really get what we are doing and we look forward to having you visit with us again soon! Best regards, Chauncey

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • 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 Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-5013
Location: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Price Range: $164 - $640 (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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#74 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“ask for ocean drive, and yo will haven seaview too.”
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 of 5 bubbles lunel5, 1 week ago | Read review
“Noisy rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 386annetteg, 1 week ago | Read review
“View of the ocean is noisier, but far more interesting.”
 of 5 bubbles LaurieSorochan, 1 week ago | Read review
“Where ear plugs”
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“Find another hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles kpeter0127, 2 weeks ago | Read review
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