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Room Mate Lord Balfour

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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's the minor things that add up. We arrived at 11am. I had 2 rooms in which I paid the first night on for each (keep this in mind). The décor is very nice. At the front desk, we were advised there were no rooms available (understandable). The front desk agent asked us if we wanted adjoining rooms. My group... More 

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Monroe, Connecticut
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10 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I would have given this hotel more stars because of their friendly, helpful front staff and cool decor. But the room smelled very mildewy after the first day; and the air conditioning sounded like a ringing phone, which was extremely annoying when trying to sleep. Having no safe in the room, we hung up our do not disturb sign. Unfortunately... More 

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We ended up staying here very last minute due to a mix up with the hotel we had reserved. The lady on the desk (Sofia) was extremely helpful and after a stressful day she did everything she could to help us out. The hotel was nicely decorated, clean and in a perfect position. Just round the corner from the beach... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had been looking forward to our stay at Lord Balfour, but was getting a little nervous reading a few of the last reviews. We could not have been happier with the accommodations, hospitality and great proximity to the beach. We were quickly greeted by Gilbert who ushered our bags in from our taxi. Maria quickly checked us in and... More 

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Adnan J, General Manager at Room Mate Lord Balfour, responded to this review

Dear guest who is always travelling :) What a wonderful review! I am so thankful for you singling out Maria and Gilbert. They are indeed our rock stars! I see that you truly indulged in our pastries and sweets! I love them too but have to watch the diet! We are waiting for your return! More 

Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My experience here was wonderful, the staff were very welcoming. Veronica and Jose the receptionists made sure my stay was outstanding, they took every necessary step in order to ensure that my stay was excellent. Veronica and Jose went above and beyond and should be the benchmark of what excellent costumer service should look like. The interior design, was very... More 

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Thank Jonas E
Adnan J, General Manager at Room Mate Lord Balfour, responded to this review

Dear Jonas, I really appreciate your feedback ! Glad to read that Jose, Laz and Veronica made your stay memorable! I would like to see you here again in Miami! More 

Detroit, Michigan
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39 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Lord Balfour for one night in Miami Beach, and it was more than just a place to sleep. The hotel is just south of South Beach, so you're not subjected to the noise and partying and you're a few blocks into a quiet area. The beach access is fantastic - we arrived in the morning, checked... More 

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Adnan J, General Manager at Room Mate Lord Balfour, responded to this review

South of Fifth is indeed not your typical noisy party place, albeit few steps away. Happy to read that you have enjoyed the beach, location, decor. All the best! More 

Θεσσαλονίκη, Ελλάδα
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The relaxed late breakfast with the amenities for the beach visit makes it a good choice for Ocean drive. Well furnished with DECO accessories gives a nice atmosphere inside room as well in all other areas. Only short of space in room between bed and desk. A well set breakfast as well efficient Wi-fi completes a good image for this... More 

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Hatboro, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for a girls weekend trip and stayed in a king bed room. The room is small, but we were only in there to sleep and get ready for the evening. The décor is really cute everywhere, its a small hotel which we liked - so not a lot of crowds. There is a bar in the lobby and... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good Service, close to the beach and affordable. The only bad point is that the restroom is quite small. Staff very kind and they Help us with the excusions that we wanted to do. You can use the beach Service that consists in a chair, umbrela and two towels. Close to everywhere and even the sightseeing bus stop at the... More 

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18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in this hotel 2 weeks ago. The people are very nice, they speak fluent english and spanish. There is also free tea and coffee in the rooms, which are very nice. The hotel gives you free towels and chairs & sunshade at the beach. The beach is just across the street and there are plenty of restaurants nearby.... More 

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Thank Macarena P
Adnan J, General Manager at Room Mate Lord Balfour, responded to this review

Dear Macarena, I am happy to read that you have enjoyed your stay and the services/amenities that we provide. We do indeed provide coffee/tea in the rooms, beach amenities, newspapers in the lobby, which is all part of the resort fee. Sorry for the cleanliness issue that you have mentioned, definitely something that will eb addressed by me. Hope to... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come to Miami Beach and meet Room Mate Lord Balfour, an Art Deco hotel inspired in XX Century Art with a modern twist. Situated right by the beach, just a few steps walk from Lummus Park, the hotel has a privileged location in the Art Deco District of Miami Beach. Breakfast till noon, gym, free Wi-Fi, private courtyard garden is also on site, amenities in room, multilingual staff available 24 hours and everything you need to feel at home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Room Mate Lord Balfour

Address: 350 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139-6905 (Formerly The Wave Hotel)
Location: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Price Range: $146 - $431 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Room Mate Lord Balfour 4*
Number of rooms: 64
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Also Known As:
Lord Balfour Hotel Miami Beach
Wave Hotel Miami Beach
Hotel Style:
#8 Family Hotel in Miami Beach
#9 Romantic Hotel in Miami Beach
#9 Business Hotel in Miami Beach
#17 Luxury Hotel in Miami Beach
#17 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach
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