I resisted making a reservation here because of the many average-to-negative reviews over the past year but, for a number of reasons, I had few options. I was pleasantly surprised. I think management has worked hard to address some of the problems. The staff was extremely nice and accommodating, and they made it a good place to stay. The rooms are OK--they show some wear-and-tear and need some updating. Try to get a reduced rate via Expedia or some other website; otherwise, the rooms are expensive for what your get. Reserve a room with a pool view (rooms ending in odd numbers); otherwise you look out over the parking lot.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Experience a wonderful stay at the Holiday Inn Coral Gables-University which is ideally situated in the upscale city of Coral Gables, on South Dixie Highway (US 1) across from the University of Miami and the Metrorail station. When priorities turn from work to play, guests are in the middle of great shopping, dining and entertainment at Dadeland Mall, Shops at Sunset Place, Village of Merrick Park, Coconut Grove and Bayside Market Place. Our Toucan's Restaurant and Lounge offers breakfast and dinner. The attractions that make South Florida a favorite tourist destination are just around the corner, putting guests within minutes of Jungle Island, Miami Seaquarium, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Zoo Miami, the Museum of Science, Miami Children's Museum, the American Airlines Arena, the Port of Miami and South Beach. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Holiday Inn Coral Gables - University Hotel Coral Gables
- Coral Gables Holiday Inn