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Impala Hotel
Ranked #18 of 207 Hotels in Miami Beach
Certificate of Excellence
St. Petersburg, Florida
1 review
“Great Hotel”
Reviewed October 9, 2012

A brilliant central location with everything you would probably want to see within walking distance. We enjoyed 1 fabulous night in Room # 209, which was a lovely clean and comfortable room. Free WIFI. Staff was friendly and helpful. However, wish the continental breakfast was free...
We would recommend this hotel and would come back.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
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Memphis, Tennessee
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Reviewed October 9, 2012

My friends and I stayed at the Impala hotel for a bachelorette party and it was amazing. It was very cozy and boutique like. The rooms must have been remodeled lately. They were very clean!!! It was very nice to be on collins but also have a place to stay that wasn't so "commercial". It's a very short walk from Lincoln Rd. which is where we spent most of our time. The staff was super nice and helpful with places to go. Overall, this was a very clean and family friendly hotel.

Room Tip: The suites were SWEET!!!!
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with friends
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
1 review
Reviewed October 9, 2012

I was entirely impressed with the service at this hotel. The girl behind the desk was especially helpful with parking and suggesting places to go. I've never written a review before, but made a point to get online and spread the word! The hotel itself is clean and adorable and I will stay there again. :)
Thank you Impala!!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
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Plano, TX
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Reviewed October 5, 2012

Stayed one night with my wife; very pleasant. Found everything clean and in order. Staff was extremely pleasant and gave us a free upgrade to King deluxe room. Lots of cold A/C in the room on a hot, muggy weekend - got a great night's sleep. Appreciated the large shower and extremely comfortable bed. The in-room safe was a little tricky (had to hold the door shut hard to get it to engage) but was a minor thing. Easy 1 block walk to the beach and park, with lots of fun dining options in walking distance. Valet parking was $25 but great service and very convenient.

Room Tip: Rooms near stairway or probably less quiet...
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Palm Bay
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Reviewed September 17, 2012

We booked this hotel thru Priceline 4 hrs before we got there. We were concerned because it's hard to go by pictures and we were really concerned if it would be clean enough for us. We LOVED this hotel! We will not stay anywhere else when we go to Miami Beach. It's close to EVERYTHING. CLEAN, CLEAN, CLEAN...and did I say CLEAN. The staff were very nice also. We stayed in room 207 and there was not a thing wrong. No elevator would be the ONLY downfall but I can live with that when you get a great room, great service, great location at a great price...what more can you ask for! Stay here you will not be disappointed. Oh and very, very quite...No parties or noise in the hallways...Beds had nice linens and the rooms were decorated really nice. The bathroom had an awesome shower also. You will not be disappointed.

Room Tip: First time there and stayed in room 207...and it was perfect!
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Reviewed August 7, 2012

We arrived at the Hotel Impala after a late flight and very very long taxi ride. We were greeted by friendly staff at reception who advised that we had been upgraded to there best suite! After helping take our luggage up the stairs we were shown to the suite. WOW! It included a bedroom with a sitting area, a spacious lounge room with the balcony overlooking the busy street below and a lovely clean bathroom. We had a great stay at Hotel Impala, the location was great and I loved the little bar next door offering well priced happy hour cocktails. And the coffee machine was an added bonus, I'm now dropping hints for my next birthday ;-)

Special thanks to the girls at reception who helped my husband find a doctor, you both went out of your way to help and calm him during a stressful time.

I'd recommend Hotel Impala to anyone travelling to South Beach Miami.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Reviewed July 11, 2012

This 17 room hotel has newly renovated with beautiful bathrooms and wonderful linens. It is the type of place where you can shower after a run or a few hours at the beach and just lie in bed and veg out for a while with no regrets. The hotel staff was incredible responsive and engaging in conversation. I look forward to staying here again. As advertised by the hotel, they got me a gym pass to the local crunch for three days that really added value to my stay.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled solo
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Additional Information about Impala Hotel

Property: Impala Hotel
Address: 1228 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139-4607
Location: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#7 Romantic Hotel in Miami Beach
#15 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach
#17 Business Hotel in Miami Beach
#25 Family Hotel in Miami Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Impala Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 17
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
"Italian Elegance in the middle of South Beach." Meditteranean gem hidden in the middle of South Beach, the Impala Hotel is the ideal base for your romantic getaway in Florida. Hidden from the intense activity of the surroundings, this soothing calm location will warmly welcome you in one of its 17 rooms. You will enter the property by walking underneath an archway, and then through a landscaped walkway and courtyard, passing by a fountain. Built by Gianni Versace's architect, the Impala Hotel features numerous elements originally intended for the Versace Mansion, including an Italian-made floor mosaic in the lobby. Comfortable rooms feature wrought iron fixtures, wood furniture, and luxury bathrooms with coral rock. You will enjoy a fine dining at the Spiga Restaurant, an Award-Winning authentic Italian establishment. ... more   less 
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