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“Best hotel in Miami without a doubt 10/10” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Cardozo Hotel
Ranked #137 of 202 Hotels in Miami Beach
Hereford
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5 reviews
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“Best hotel in Miami without a doubt 10/10”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2012

We stayed in this hotel for 5 nights and this hotel really was first class.
Ideally located across from Miami beach, the best restaurants and shops in the city.
Owned by Gloria Estefan I always knew this was going to be a stunning hotel, a credit to ocean drive and I was right.
Spotless, gorgeous decor, spacious bedrooms, helpful and friendly staff, I can't wait to visit this hotel again in a few months time.

Room Tip: Room at front of hotel will get you a view of Miami beach, breathtaking views
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Sarah R
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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Naples, Florida
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66 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2012

We stayed here on a Tuesday night when we had tickets to Madonna. This hotel is fantastic. The only negative is the noise but if you are going to stay on ocean drive that is a given. The rooms are beautiful. Well appointed and spacious. The downstairs restaurant is great. The staff is helpful, friendly and welcoming.

This is a great little hotel. Would definitely stay there again.

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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Blancheee
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ontario
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150 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2012

Not having stayed in South Beach we got a deal thru Travel Zoo at this hotel.
Arrived late @ night on Nov 7, 2012 and were received by a nice young lady. Very pleasent and able to help at that late hour. Stayed 3 days, great time
The room was spacious, clean and reasonably appointed .. bathroom a bit small but ok..
Location was great just across from the beach and beach promenade.
The restaurant located at the hotel was very good.. drinks at happy hour 2 for 1 .. although I thought were expensive $24.00 .. they were giant fish bowls ..
Food very good.
Able to walk to all the shopping areas on Collins Ave, Lincoln Ave .. great restaurants in the area

Room Tip: The hotel rooms on the back of the hotel are quieter
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Edgewood, Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2012

Recently stayed at the Cardozo for a "mini vacation". The location was "GREAT". It's perfectly located across the street from the beach. It's close to everything.I read that it was Gloria Estefan's hotel. There were a couple of her CD's in the room but overall the hotel had a sauna like feel.The bathroom was "tiny". The room needed to be dusted and the bathroom shower/tub needed a good scrub. About the staff, they were average. I could have self-checked myself in this place. We had to ask for extra towels. Once we requested the tables, a member of the staff full-filled our request.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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Thank DeeB81
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Lancaster, PA
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2012

Ladies get away!!!! Me and four other ladies spent 4 nights at the Cardozo and it was GREAT..The staff was very helpful and friendly. The food was good and reasonable.The drinks are 25.00 and huge. We arrived during happy hour and drinks were by one get one free.I could barely finish one.I saw a few children during my stay,this hotel is not kid friendly.However it is within walking distance to the beach.I would defiantly stay here again.

Room Tip: all the rooms are nice bathroom is small
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank kel1655
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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267 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2012

My friends and I stayed last weekend and really enjoyed this hotel. We have been to Miami about a half-dozen times and move around some -- but, we will go back to the Cardozo. The rooms were very clean and the staff was very friendly!!! Service was excellent. If you needed extra towels, they were in your room in less than 5 minutes -- I haven't had that type of service in South Beach EVER. Thank you.

I did not eat at the hotel, but my friends did and said the food was great and service excellent. This hotel is a great location on Ocean Boulevard, the ocean in view!

The rooms are very nice, like most said yes, the restroom is small -- but folks must remember this hotel was built a long time ago and you will have these things.... it doesn't take away from the experience and who spends time in their room anyhow!

My friends and I love Miami and look forward to our next visit.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank pittHD
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Bel Air, Maryland
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2012

Cardozo was close to everything we were able to get around south beach easy without the hassle of renting a car.The staff was very friendly and helpful.The atmosphere in and around the place was awesome.The restaurant was great . Got deal from travelzoo. Loved the room.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank 1972Kim
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Additional Information about Cardozo Hotel

Property: Cardozo Hotel
Address: 1300 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-4210
Location: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#95 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Cardozo Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 43
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Conveniently located on Ocean Drive, the hotel offers a variety of magnificent deluxe suites, superior ocean view suites, and standard room accommodations. Set in the heart of South Beach, you are within walking distance of the best restaurants, lounges, and nightclubs Miami Beach has to offer. The Cardozo Hotel offers the finest in service, location, and comfort in one of the most exciting and trend-setting cities in the world. ... more   less 
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