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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

I returned home (Fort Lauderdale) from a two nights stay for the BCS Championship game. I booked this room a few months ago, not knowing at the time if Notre Dame would be invited to the BCS game. I wanted a place to stay as close to the Sun Life Stadium as possible and your hotel was selected after my... More 

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William21485, General Manager at Stadium Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for this great review. The staff appreciates your kind words. We are glad to see what an awesome time you had and that we met your needs. We look forward to your return visits. Regards, GM More 

Tampa, Florida
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210 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 320 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

I was a bit worried after reading some of the reviews, but we had a great 3-day stay at this hotel for the Orange Bowl. We had a standard double room. It was a bit outdated (old furniture, no flat-screen TV, etc.) but our room was very clean and had the basic amenities (TV, HBO, microwave, mini-fridge, hairdryer, iron, alarm).... More 

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William21485, General Manager at Stadium Hotel, responded to this review

From all the staff here at El Palacio Sports Hotel we are delighted that your stay was a success and thank you for this great review. It is our pleasure to serve you and hope to see you back in the near future. BCS was a blast and we all enjoyed the guests and festivities. Sincerely, GM More 

Miami, Florida, United States
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

I brought out my business part from San Diego, CA on short notice and placed him here off of past experience of my friends staying with no problem. But on this business venture, after a night of hard work, my business partner went to go sleep and there were roaches in the room. Even though they moved him, there should... More 

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William21485, General Manager at Stadium Hotel, responded to this review

This review is absolutley rediculous. Our facility is cleaned, exterminated, and well maintained. We have a weekly pest control service. We are not infested and it is insulting when untrue reviews as your is posted. Bugs exist. A roach could of been seen. Roaches, ants, mosquitos, and other insects do exists in the real world. We apologize for the uncomfortable... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012 via mobile

It was ok if your in Miami for shopping didn't spend much time in room but loved location easy access to the shopping areas friendly staff loved the continental breakfast and free wifi checking in and out was no hassle so it was ok for my first time in Miami.

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William21485, General Manager at Stadium Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Guest, Thank you for taking time to post your experience at our hotel. We get lots of shoppers that enjoy this location because it is convenient and easy to access the 2 major highways right out our back door. We appreciate the comments on our breakfast as well. We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, GM More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

I read alot of reviews before we decided on this one. Location was perfect.. We went to a Miami game. Had a great view from the balcony . Staff was helpful and friendly. The bed was not that great but i must say...everything else was!

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William21485, General Manager at Stadium Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Guest, We are thrilled to hear you got past some of these bad reviews and came to experience our hotel for yourself. We are thankful for the review you have posted. We have awesome views of the track, stadium, and also from our 9th floor balcony at Legends Grill. Thanks again for your kind words and expressing your experience.... More 

El Paso, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

My experience with this hotel put me off of being in Miami. After only one day of having housekeeping come to my room, I had all of my medications, which were left out, disappear. Upon reporting this to management, I was told that none of the housekeeping staff had entered the room (even though the beds were made up and... More 

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William21485, General Manager at Stadium Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, After investigating your claims and following up with housekeeping management we have not been able to validate any medications were stolen. We do apologize for the expressed horrible stay and horrible management and will move forward in correcting these issues you have written. Sincerely GM More 

maine
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

just got back from meeting friends for a pats/dolphoins game. I had booked hotel and got abit nervous reading some of the very negative reviews. our experience was fine. yes, its a standard hotel; nothing fancy but clean and so near the Sunlife stadium the walk to the game was easy. got to ailgate and walk back after. we found... More 

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William21485, General Manager at Stadium Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Football Fan, Thsnk you for the review and expressing your experience here at our hotel. We really enjoy our games and meeting all the different fans from all over the U.S. We look forward to your next visit and more 9th floor game fun. Sincerely GM More 

Navarre, Florida
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50 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

We chose this hotel due to its proximity to Sun Life Stadium since we were going to the NE Patriots v Miami Dolphins game on Sunday 12/1. We arrived mid-afternoon Saturday and checked in fairly quickly. Since we had a while to wait before meeting friends for supper, we went to "Legends", the sports bar/grill on the 9th floor for... More 

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William21485, General Manager at Stadium Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Football Guests, Thank you for posting a review on the experience you had at our hotel. During our busy football seasons we do our best to accommodate the heavy crowds and guests concerns. We are glad over all your experience was a good one and hope to see you back next year for more football fun. Thank you GM More 

islands9
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

My husband and I stayed at the El Palacio Hotel Nov.10th and Nov.11th, 2012. We generally take this weekend getaway every Fall so that we can attend both a Calder Racetrack meet as well as a Miami Dolphins football game. We've always loved these yearly stays, and this one was no different. Check- in was a breeze, and our trackside... More 

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William21485, General Manager at Stadium Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests(Terry & Brenda), Thank you so much for the great review and all the kind words you have expressed with our hotel staff. It is our pleasure to have you two visit our hotel and look forward to many more fun times. Sincerely GM More 

Cocoa
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

Worst hotel I've ever stayed in. Front desk staff was absurd! We had to wait until the kid at the front desk was finished doing something on his phone before he began our check in process. When he was finished with our paperwork, he sat back down and picked up his phone. We had to ask him if he was... More 

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William21485, General Manager at Stadium Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Guest, The hotel apologizes for the terrible things you have expressed. We take any and all problems serious and move forward to fix them. I would like to clarify that we do not advertise free shuttle anywhere on the websites. It says shuttle service with a fee. Thank you GM More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stadium Hotel is The Very Best Among Miami Budget Hotels Stadium Hotel is the closest Hotel To Calder Casino & Race Course and Sun Life Stadium in the City of Miami Gardens, Florida. Our Miami Gardens hotel is a mile from Sun Life Stadium, which hosts sporting, music and entertainment events all year long. From your room you can look right down onto the Calder Casino & Race Course. If you're searching for Miami hotel accommodations that are as close as possible to the sports you like, look no further. Stadium Hotel is the only name you need to know. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Stadium Hotel

Address: 21485 NW 27th Ave, Miami Gardens, FL 33056-1162 (Formerly El Palacio Sports Hotel)
Location: United States > Florida > Miami Gardens
Price Range: $89 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Stadium Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 217
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Also Known As:
El Palacio Sports Hotel Miami Gardens
El Palacio Sports Hotel And Conference Center
El Palacio Sports Miami
El Palacio Hotel
Hotel El Palacio Sports
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